Heard Here: UConn 360

UConn 360 is a biweekly podcast series that aims to provide glimpses into the University of Connecticut from every conceivable angle: research, teaching, student life, history, athletics, and whatever else is unique and compelling. This series spotlights some of the best pieces drawn from more than a year of UConn 360’s existence, offering insightful, in-depth, and quirky (in a good way) coverage of Connecticut’s Top 25 public research university.

Of Science and Squid Emojis

UConn's Sarah McAnulty talks about making science communication better - and what's wrong with a squid emoji.

Lucy Gilson meeting with students.

For UConn’s Lucy Gilson, Business and Research Are a Natural Fit

UConn's Lucy Gilson says the School of Business is doing vital research, and wants the world to know it.

UConn men's ice hockey Coach Mike Cavanaugh on the bench during a game.

Men’s Ice Hockey Faces Off in Debut of Connecticut Ice Festival

UConn men's ice hockey Coach Mike Cavanaugh talks about the team's participation in the first-ever Connecticut Ice Festival.

What’s So Funny?: A Q&A with Gina Barreca

UConn's Gina Barreca gets serious about what it means to be funny.

Dung beetle, Phanaeus index, from UConn’s insect collection on Nov. 18, 2019

A Bug Life

A multi-sensory glimpse inside the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology's vast Biodiversity Research Collection.

Coach Dan Hurley walks through a handshake line before a game at

Dan Hurley Talks UConn Basketball, MSG, and More

UConn's men's basketball coach Dan Hurley reflects on the journey that took him from a legendary New Jersey basketball family to Gampel Pavilion.

It’s a(n American) Girl Thing

The venerable American Girl doll collection provides the inspiration for a popular podcast by two historians who received their doctorates at UConn.

UConn’s First International Students

UConn is now a destination for students from around the world, but back in 1907, it was a lone student from Ecuador who became the first international undergraduate on campus.

Two musicians perform on flute and violin in front of an outdoor crowd.

UConn Faculty Soloists Perform with Ukraine Symphony at Jorgensen

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine will have a distinct UConn sound for its performance on campus.

Members of the UConn Chinese Students and Scholars Association basketball team pose on a basketball court

UConn’s Other Winning Basketball Program

In this segment from the UConn 360 podcast, members of the UConn chapter of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association basketball team reflect on coming together to form a winning squad.