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#36: Celebrating the Value of Liberal Arts Education: Making Good on the Promise of the Liberal Arts

Wabash On My Mind

Release Date: 01/19/2015

#330: Moot Court Finals 2022 show art #330: Moot Court Finals 2022

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This episode features co-winners of the 2022 Moot Court competition, Seth Kirkpatrick ’24 and Liam Buckley ’23, as they discuss the secret skills needed to succeed in front of an experienced panel of judges and lawyers (Episode 329).

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#329: Coach Kyle Brumett show art #329: Coach Kyle Brumett

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This episode features Head Basketball Coach Kyle Brumett discussing the Little Giants squad ahead of the 2022-23 season, on the heels of last year’s appearance in the Final Four (Episode 329).

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#328: Dr. Cheryl Hughes show art #328: Dr. Cheryl Hughes

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This episode features Professor of Philosophy Emeritus Dr. Cheryl Hughes, discussing her tenure at the College, helping students feel that they belong, and her plan for retirement (Episode 328).

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#327: Dr. Bronwen Wickkiser show art #327: Dr. Bronwen Wickkiser

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This episode features Dr. Bronwen Wickkiser, the 42nd LaFollette Lecturer, discussing 5th century Athens’ approach to a pandemic, the values of a single-sex education, and visiting the Crimea on an archaeological dig (Episode 327).

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#326: Rudolph Scholars 2022 show art #326: Rudolph Scholars 2022

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This episode features Brayden Lentz ’23 and Liam Thompson ’24, two recipients of this year’s Kenneth Rhys Rudolph Memorial Scholarship for European summer study abroad. Brayden and Liam discuss their different living arrangements, how other cultures treat meals, and the advice they give to others seeking immersion learning (Episode 326).

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#325: The Jakes of 2023: Senior Year show art #325: The Jakes of 2023: Senior Year

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This episode features Jakob Faber ’23, Jakob Goodwin ’23, and Jacob Paige ’23 at the beginning of their final academic year. The three Jakes remark on being the comfortable one in the classroom, settling into seniority, and the strange anticipation that comes with the start of senior year (Episode 325).

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#324: Theater: Where Is Our Beloved Community? show art #324: Theater: Where Is Our Beloved Community?

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This episode features members of the cast and crew of the Spring 2022 Wabash Theater production titled Where Is Our Beloved Community?, a devised piece reflecting the stories of minority voices among the Wabash family (Episode 324).

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#323: Dr. Laura Wysocki show art #323: Dr. Laura Wysocki

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This episode features Dr. Laura Wysocki, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry, and this year’s recipient of the McLain-McTurnan-Arnold Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Wysocki discusses her love for teaching challenging topics, finding time for her personal research, and the importance of instilling confidence in her students every year (Episode 323).

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#322: Jack Davidson ’22 show art #322: Jack Davidson ’22

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Richard Paige sits down with Jack Davidson ’22, following the Final Four appearance by the Little Giants in the 2021-22 season and Jack’s winning of the Jostens Trophy as 2022’s Most Outstanding Division III Men’s Basketball Player. Jack reminiscences on the team’s development throughout the historic season, reflects on his first collegiate basketball game, and recalls the importance of humility in playing the game (Episode 322).

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#321: C. Elegans and LOCKR show art #321: C. Elegans and LOCKR

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Richard Paige sits down with professors Erika Sorensen-Kamakian and Walter Novak and students Adam Berg ’22 and Felix Valero-Davila ’22, discussing gene editing round worms with the LOCKR protein, grant procedures, and co-laboratory collaboration (Episode 321).

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This episode is a recording of a discussion on the Center of Inquiry's research. Featuring Charles Blaich, director, and Kathleen Wise, associate director, both of the Center of Inquiry, the discussion connected the Center's research with the day's previous discussions highlighting stregths and suggesting changes to improve the eficacy of liberal arts education. (Episode 36)