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Podcasts of WWUH's 'Beyond the Classroom' Now Available
Podcasts of the new WWUH radio show "Beyond the Classroom," which features weekly interviews with University faculty and staff, are now available for download at www.hartford.edu/news.
The first installment of the show on Sept. 5 featured an interview with President Emeritus Humphrey Tonkin, and the Sept. 12 show featured an interview with Vice President for Student Affairs Lee Peters and Senior Advisor to the President Susan Fitzgerald. Podcasts of both shows are available.
This week's show, which will air on Thursday, Sept. 19, at noon, will feature an interview with Professor of History Warren Goldstein. "Beyond the Classroom" can be heard on WWUH Radio (91.3 FM and www.wwuh.org) and its affiliates.
"Beyond the Classroom" is hosted by David Schonfeld and produced locally by WWUH Radio. In this weekly series, Schonfeld talks with members of the faculty and staff of the University of Hartford about their wide-ranging research activities and about their work on behalf of the University and the community-at-large.
See a list of guests who have been interviewed for future broadcasts of the show.
Among the many faculty and staff members who will share their expertise on "Beyond the Classroom" are: Avi Patt, assistant professor of Jewish history and assistant director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, who discusses how a society recovers from genocide; Mala Matacin, associate professor of psychology, who discusses her work with young women on the issues of female body image and society; Lynne Kelly, professor and director of the University’s School of Communication, who discusses the impact of smartphones on interpersonal communications among young people; Thomas Filburn, professor of mechanical engineering, who discusses nuclear power plant construction, operation, and safety issues; Donn Weinholtz, professor and director of the University's Educational Leadership program, who discusses education reform issues and efforts to improve urban schools; and Otto Wahl, professor of psychology, who discusses the stigma that surrounds mental illness and how that hinders people from getting the treatments that they need.