Podcast: What Does the Future of Fossil Fuel Free UConn Look Like?

By Kather­ine Jimenez | UConn Jour­nal­ismDecem­ber 14, 2022 Cold­er win­ters and hot­ter sum­mers. You bet­ter pre­pare for them because cli­mate change has entered Con­necti­cut. The Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut, along with oth­er parts of the state, expe­ri­enced a dan­ger­ous drought this sum­mer which left many res­i­dents with­out water. State offi­cials even advised res­i­dents to begin con­serv­ing water. But manyCon­tin­ue read­ing “Pod­cast: What Does the Future of Fos­sil Fuel Free UConn Look Like?”

Behind the Stories Podcast: Reporting on Race and Racism as a Journalist

The news media is fac­ing a reck­on­ing over diver­si­ty, equi­ty and inclu­sion. UConn Jour­nal­ism stu­dents Sama­ra Thack­er, Court­ney Gavitt and Jor­dana Castel­li go behind the sto­ries to find out how jour­nal­ists should cov­er race and racism, and how to avoid prac­tices and reflex­es that mar­gin­al­ize peo­ple.  Fea­tur­ing inter­views with SNY sports anchor Chris Williamson, NextShark headCon­tin­ue read­ing “Behind the Sto­ries Pod­cast: Report­ing on Race and Racism as a Journalist”

Behind the Stories Podcast: How news reporting changed during the COVID-19 pandemic

UConn Jour­nal­ism stu­dents Izzi Bar­ton, Bren­dan Car­pen­ter and Raquel Williamson go behind the sto­ries to find out how jour­nal­ists adapt­ed to remote work dur­ing the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic.  Charles Sen­nott, founder and edi­tor of The GroundTruth Project, explained how Report for Amer­i­ca reporters had to do their work “with incred­i­ble respect” for the pan­dem­ic and the job ofCon­tin­ue read­ing “Behind the Sto­ries Pod­cast: How news report­ing changed dur­ing the COVID-19 pandemic”

Viral Minds Podcast: You Said Forever Now I Can’t Stop Listening To This Song

By Ayan­nah Brown | UConn Jour­nal­ismMarch 9, 2021 The song “Driver’s License” by Olivia Rodri­go has tak­en over the Inter­net in the past few months. With mil­lions of videos post­ed with the hash­tag #dri­ver­sli­cense, mul­ti­ple Tik Tok chal­lenges and record break­ing num­bers of plays and down­loads, it’s safe to say this song has gone full viral. But whatCon­tin­ue read­ing “Viral Minds Pod­cast: You Said For­ev­er Now I Can’t Stop Lis­ten­ing To This Song”

Podcast Transcript: ‘Crash Course’ goes behind the stories

The ‘Crash Course’ newslet­ter team brings you behind the sto­ries this week with a pod­cast to hear from three Con­necti­cut polit­i­cal jour­nal­ists — from left, Daniela Alti­mari of The Hart­ford Courant, Emi­lie Mun­son of Hearst Con­necti­cut, and Amber Diaz of WTNH-TV. They talk about their expe­ri­ences cov­er­ing the 2020 elec­tion and the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic. WeCon­tin­ue read­ing “Pod­cast Tran­script: ‘Crash Course’ goes behind the stories”

Tipping Point Podcast: ‘Audacious Moments’ spur movement to upend racism at UConn

By MAYA MOORE, UConn Jour­nal­ism Decem­ber 14, 2019 Not all inci­dents of racism that have occurred at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut are as bold as scream­ing the N‑word in a park­ing lot. Although the lat­ter inspired an impas­sioned response from the UConn stu­dent body, the “auda­cious moments” that take place behind the scenes were equal­ly asCon­tin­ue read­ing “Tip­ping Point Pod­cast: ‘Auda­cious Moments’ spur move­ment to upend racism at UConn”

Around the World for Food-Cast: How Food Goes Viral

By Megan Williams, UConn Jour­nal­ism Decem­ber 14, 2019 Wel­come to the Around the World for Food-Cast. Each episode of this pod­cast dives deep­er into one of the food sto­ries from my blog. This week you’ll learn more about viral foods and exact­ly how some shot to Inter­net fame. You’ll also hear from New York City food­ieCon­tin­ue read­ing “Around the World for Food-Cast: How Food Goes Viral”

No Teacher Left Behind: A Podcast About Educators, Health & Wellness

Many edu­ca­tion pro­fes­sion­als enter the field because they would like to make a pos­i­tive impact on the lives of young peo­ple. They exert a lot of ener­gy as teach­ers to ensure that their stu­dents are healthy men­tal­ly, emo­tion­al­ly and phys­i­cal­ly. Peo­ple who work as teach­ers often for­get to give atten­tion to their own well­ness. Sad­ly,Con­tin­ue read­ing “No Teacher Left Behind: A Pod­cast About Edu­ca­tors, Health & Wellness”

One Hand Wonder: A Podcast About Celebrating Differences

By Katie Moloney, UConn Jour­nal­ism Decem­ber 14, 2019 Every­one is dif­fer­ent. Every­one has things about them that make them unique and see the world dif­fer­ent­ly. My dif­fer­ence is a lit­tle more obvi­ous. I was born with­out my left hand. To this day, doc­tors still aren’t quite sure why. Grow­ing up, I was very self-con­s­cious about my hand.Con­tin­ue read­ing “One Hand Won­der: A Pod­cast About Cel­e­brat­ing Differences”

Grocery shopping usually a mundane task, but at Trader Joe’s, people can’t get enough

By THOMAS ROBERG, UConn Jour­nal­ism Decem­ber 14, 2019 Trad­er Joe’s was estab­lished in 1958, and since then has grown to almost 500 stores nation­al­ly.  It has gained a cult-like fol­low­ing from its cus­tomers.  In this pod­cast, I take a first-time shop­per there to get gro­ceries, and explore the brands eccen­tric­i­ties.  In fact, the store only sellsCon­tin­ue read­ing “Gro­cery shop­ping usu­al­ly a mun­dane task, but at Trad­er Joe’s, peo­ple can’t get enough”