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#35: Celebrating the Value of Liberal Arts Education: Innovation and Life-Long Learning

Wabash On My Mind

Release Date: 01/12/2015

#335: The Jakes of 2023: After Comps show art #335: The Jakes of 2023: After Comps

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This episode features Jakob Faber ’23, Jakob Goodwin ’23, and Jacob Paige ’23 just after completing their comprehensive exams ahead of their final semester at Wabash (Episode 335).

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#334: Immersion: Czech Puppetry show art #334: Immersion: Czech Puppetry

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This episode featured returning members of the Czech Puppetry classroom immersion trip to Prague, discussing carving a face from a block a wood, preferences toward specific chisels, and the sense memories of architecture, language, and food (Episode 334).

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#333: The FIJIs of 1982 show art #333: The FIJIs of 1982

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This episode features five members of the FIJI fraternity at Wabash Greg Bruzas ’82, Scott Dreher ’82, Joe Pfennig ’82, David Newby ’82, and Laurent Kahl ’82, reminiscing on their history as friends and fraters at the 2022 Big Bash Reunion (Episode 333).

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#332: Dr. Emiliano Aguilar ’15 show art #332: Dr. Emiliano Aguilar ’15

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This episode featured historian Dr. Emiliano Aguilar ahead of a postdoctoral year at the University of Notre Dame, discussing how his research into Midwestern Latina/o politics is informed from the fraternities, associations, and multi-generational traditions he found at Wabash (Episode 332).

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#331: Wabash Wrestling 2023 show art #331: Wabash Wrestling 2023

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This episode features two members of the Little Giant Wrestling squad, Jack Heldt ’23 and Daniel Uribe ’24, discussing their peers on the mat, prudential poundage, and the discipline behind treating wrestling as a verb (Episode 331).

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#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 330).

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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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The third panel in the Celebrating the Value of Liberal Arts Education series addresses the question: How did the liberal arts develop each panelist's capacity to innovate and engage in lifelong learning?

Panel Chair: Arthur Levine, President of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation
Panelists: Elizabeth A. Dindorf, President of Columbia College; Richard B. Gunderman, Chancellor's Professor of Radiology and Health Studies at Indiana University; and Donna Heiland, Vice President of Emerson College. (Episode 35)