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Feb 7, 2019

If you look at social media, or just simply read, watch, or listen to the news, it’s easy to get the sense that America is more polarized than ever. Three university experts: Joan Saab, David Primo, and Kevin Meuwissen discuss the nature of America's current political and social divide and offer ideas on how higher...


Nov 29, 2018

Professor of religion and classics Nora Rubel, assistant professor of history Thomas Fleischman, and assistant professor of psychology Laura Elenbaas sit down for an academic and interdisciplinary conversation about how we understand hate and intolerance. Together, they discuss recent incidents of racism...


Oct 2, 2018

WRUR is celebrating 70 years of being on the air. Like many college radio stations, the University of Rochester’s station has long been a mainstay on campus and in the wider community. As much a place for learning as it is a spot on the dial that delivers the news, the music, and the events that shape our world, WRUR...


Sep 12, 2018

Economics factor into almost every part of our professional, social, and personal lives; yet many of us have little understanding how economics shape our world and our places in it. In this episode, we look at economics from a more universal perspective and discuss how understanding the discipline can be as empowering...


Sep 7, 2018

Last spring, the leadership in Arts, Sciences & Engineering introduced a restorative practices initiative to help members of the University community move forward after allegations of sexual misconduct challenged one of its most respected departments and affected the institution as a whole. Led by AS&E dean...