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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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Does guilt make good parenting?

Does guilt make good parenting?

August 22, 2017

There isn’t much Judith Smetana doesn’t know about parenting teenagers. Her latest study in a nearly 40-year career as a professor of psychology, looks at the effect of using guilt as a parenting tool.

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Quadcast: A student’s guide for back to school

Quadcast: A student’s guide for back to school

August 15, 2017

First-year students have plenty of questions about college life. In this episode of the Quadcast, host Caitlin Davie ’19 asks University staff, recent graduates, and current students for their tips on making a smooth and successful transition to college life.

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‘It’s time to let them fly’

‘It’s time to let them fly’

July 17, 2017

Move-in day for the Class of 2021 is just around the corner. In this episode of the University’s Quadcast podcast, Nick Foti ’19 hears advice from parents, students and staff on facing that day when families drop their students off on campus for the first time.

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Quadcast: <em>Mother of the Church</em>

Quadcast: Mother of the Church

July 5, 2017

In her book Mother of the Church, Tatyana Bakhmetyeva, a lecturer with the Susan B. Anthony Institute, describes how Russian emigre Sofia Svechina rose in influence as an adviser to numerous political, social, and religious leaders of her day.

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Rochester, the draft, and an all-volunteer army

Rochester, the draft, and an all-volunteer army

June 28, 2017

100 years after the Selective Service Act established conscription, we look back on the University faculty and administrators who helped end it.

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What really motivates us

What really motivates us

June 14, 2017

Is it money, power, and fame? Or rather fear and punishment? For nearly 40 years Richard Ryan and Edward Deci, the founders of self-determination theory, have sought to answer the question of human motivation.

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QuadCast: Graduating sisters overcome poverty, racism

QuadCast: Graduating sisters overcome poverty, racism

April 26, 2017

Egyptian-born sisters Yasmin and Ayaa Elgoharry came to the U.S. aged seven and 11. Having nearly dropped out of high school, they are now each graduating with a master’s in educational leadership from the Warner School of Education.

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QuadCast: ‘When you have big data, you can get very lost’

QuadCast: ‘When you have big data, you can get very lost’

February 28, 2017

Student host Nick Bruno ’17 talks with Warner School of Education professors Kara Finnigan and Karen DeAngelis about the opportunities and challenges data science presents to K-12 education researchers.

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