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Quadcast transcript: Multinationals pull strings at World Bank

March 14, 2018

Intro Sandra Knispel: The World Bank’s goal is to end poverty. It was founded in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference to rebuild Europe and other parts of the world devastated by World War II. The Bank is independent and gives loans to countries solely based on need and merit of the project. But that’s […]

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Quadcast transcript: How to land a job straight out of college

February 21, 2018

Read the story: Changing approaches guide students’ path to career success What’s your dream job? What do you want to be? Every five-year-old has a quick answer or two to this question. But once you are at university it becomes more pressing. Besides, what’s a dream job? The question becomes: how do you land a […]

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20 insider tips for getting into your dream college

20 insider tips for getting into your dream college

February 7, 2018

Grades. Clubs. Scores. Essays. Interviews. We’ve culled the advice of seasoned admissions professionals from the University of Rochester for a roadmap of what to do—and what to avoid.

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History class uses podcasts to explore Erie Canal

History class uses podcasts to explore Erie Canal

January 31, 2018

Students in professor Thomas Fleischman’s class didn’t write a research paper at the end of their class about the environmental history of the Erie Canal. Instead, they produced a podcast series, and Fleischman is already planning for a second season.

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East High: Amid change, challenges persist

East High: Amid change, challenges persist

November 15, 2017

In this episode of the Quadcast, host Sandra Knispel speaks with members of the East High community to find out how far the school, the students, and the University partnership have come in the last two years.

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Understanding the University’s economic impact

Understanding the University’s economic impact

November 14, 2017

As a major research institution and the largest employer in Upstate New York, the University of Rochester helps shape its local economy as it carries out its core missions of creating and conveying new knowledge.

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Interest rates, inflation, and you

Interest rates, inflation, and you

October 25, 2017

In this week’s episode of the Quadcast podcast, former Federal Reserve leader Narayana Kocherlakota offers his insights on monetary policy and the need for diversity in economic models.

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Ehsan Hoque, among ‘10 Scientists to Watch,’ is a study in resiliency

Ehsan Hoque, among ‘10 Scientists to Watch,’ is a study in resiliency

October 4, 2017

An expert in human-computer interaction and a pioneer in developing apps that help people hone their speaking and social skills, Hoque continues to apply lessons of resiliency he learned as an undergraduate.

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Quadcast transcript: Ehsan Hoque, among ‘10 Scientists to Watch,’ is a study in resiliency

October 4, 2017

Peter Iglinski: You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. Ehsan Hoque is an assistant professor at the University of Rochester. He studies, in his own words, “human behavior through a computational lens.” Professor Hoque received his Ph.D. from […]

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Student leaders take the reins

Student leaders take the reins

September 27, 2017

The University’s first all-female Students’ Association leadership team sits down with Quadcast host Peter Iglinski to talk about their plans for the 2017-17 academic year.

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