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Apr 11, 2018

One of the greatest threats to democracy is the idea that it is unassailable. That’s the tagline of Bright Line Watch, a non-partisan initiative that monitors democratic practices in the United States. Quadcast host Sandra Knispel talks with Gretchen Helmke, a University of Rochester professor of political...


Mar 13, 2018

The World Bank’s goal is to end poverty. The Bank is independent and provides loans to countries solely based on need and merit of the project. But that’s theory say political scientist. In reality some powerful multinational corporations are pulling the strings. Quadcast host Sandra Knispel talks with Randy Stone,...


Feb 20, 2018

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. The question becomes—how do you land a real job straight out of college?

Original theme music Roots and Wings (2017) by Billy Petito ‘18E.


Feb 7, 2018

Seasoned admissions professionals from the University of Rochester spill the beans on what you need to do—and what you really, really need to avoid. Quadcast host Sandra Knispel speaks with admission directors Jason Nevinger and Kim Cragg about how to drastically improve your chances of getting into your dream school.


Jan 31, 2018

History professor Thomas Fleischman is taking a new approach to research projects. This past fall semester, he and his class teamed up to create a new podcast series called Under the Low Bridge, where they explored and explained the history of the Erie Canal. Along with learning what for many students was a...