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Prog rockers belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Prog rockers belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

April 6, 2017

Friday’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will welcome one of the most musically diverse class ever. John Covach, director of the University’s Institute of Popular Music, walks us through this year’s inductees and—with the help of his guitar—the Yes hit Roundabout.

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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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QuadCast: The sound behind the Grammys

QuadCast: The sound behind the Grammys

February 9, 2017

With awards presented in 84 different categories, what does it mean today to produce award-worthy audio? Student host Nick Bruno ’17 checks in with Grammy Award-winner sound engineer Stephen Roessner, a lecturer in the University’s audio and music engineering program.

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QuadCast: What are the origins of Halloween?

QuadCast: What are the origins of Halloween?

October 28, 2016

Halloween is a staple in American culture, but what are the origins of the holiday? Emil Homerin, professor of religion, discusses Halloween’s roots in mysticism with student host Nick Bruno in this episode of QuadCast, the University’s official podcast.

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The Monkees’ 50th anniversary: Interview with John Covach

The Monkees’ 50th anniversary: Interview with John Covach

October 7, 2016

John Covach talks with Nick Bruno in the studio about the Monkees, their influence on pop culture, and how their music ended up taking on a life of its own, in the premiere episode of UR Quad-Cast.

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Top 10 campus pokéstops every new student should know

Top 10 campus pokéstops every new student should know

August 17, 2016

Pokémon Go players returning to Rochester this fall are in for a treat. The University’s River Campus is home to no less than 40 pokéstops and four gyms.

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