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.

Neag School music education master’s degree student Jesús Cortés-Sanchez 18 (ED), ’19 MA (far right) plays with the advanced clarinet group of Yale School of Music’s Morse Academy. He now serves there as an intern and teaching artist during the summer. (Matthew Fried/UConn Photo)

Living the Dream

Music education student Jesús Cortés-Sanchez discusses being a DREAMer and what music means for him.

Daviel Garcia ’22 (ACES) participates in a mindfulness class for students in the Student Support Services program at the Hartford Campus. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Course Offers Resilience Through Mindfulness

Meditating. Stretching and doing yoga poses. Practicing gratitude. All of these subjects are coursework in a new class at UConn Hartford.

Jonathan V. (University Library Archives & Special Collections)

Students Today … Yankees Forever?

This podcast explores how in the 1960s, the University toyed with the possibility of a future without Jonathan.

Tahj-Anthony Jean at Farmhouse Crepes in Downtown Storrs.

Student Wrapped up in Farmhouse Crepes

Taj-Anthony Jean '19 shifted his view of himself, “from student-athlete to student-entrepreneur,” as he likes to say.

Scott Wallace, associate professor of journalism, discusses his experiences as a war reporter. (Photo by Scott Wallace)

Photography from the Front Line on Exhibit

Scott Wallace, associate professor of journalism, discusses his experiences as a war reporter in advance of a panel discussion at 4 p.m. at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Napheesa Collier faces off in a red-white scrimmage for USA Basketball. (USA Basketball Photo via UConn Athletic Communications)

Path to USA Women’s Basketball Gold Goes Through Storrs

Ken Best of UConn 360 podcast checks in with Geno Auriemma, Napheesa Collier, and some familiar names from UConn women's basketball.

Rufus Stimson, president of Connecticut Agricultural College from 1901 to 1908. (University Library Archives & Special Collections)

The Right President at the Right Time

Rufus Stimson, president from 1901 to 1908, helped Connecticut Agricultural College grow beyond anything the institution's founders had imagined.

Taking a Page from the Swing Journal

Over the years, students and visitors alike have filled dozens of “swing journals” with mostly anonymous contemplations, words of encouragement, jokes, stories, and confessions.

Pamela Bedore, associate professor of English, at the Branford House on Avery Point campus on. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

The Popularity of Sherlock Holmes

English professor Pam Bedore discusses the role of Arthur Conan Doyle's character in the evolution of detective fiction.

(Submitted Photo)

Singing in Hallowed Halls

Travel to Italy and Austria with the UConn Concert Choir.