CU On The Air
By Ken McConnellogue
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University Relations in the CU Office of the President has launched a monthly audio podcast, “CU on the Air,” featuring faculty and staff throughout the university system who are leading experts in their field. The podcast is informational, relevant and entertaining, and promotes the value of the University of Colorado and its four campuses to the state and well beyond. Join Ken McConnellogue, vice president for university communication, as he chats with some of the most fascinating researchers in the country. Subscribe, and we’ll CU on the Air each month.
||CleanMental illness: Using innovation to recognize and reach those in need||Mental health is a growing concern on campus and throughout our communities in Colorado and across the country. Today on CU on the Air, host Ken McConnellogue speaks with Matt Vogl, executive director at the National Mental Health Innovation Center at .||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCU President George Norlin: Champion of civil rights and an unwavering rebel with a cause||In this month’s CU on the Air, we delve into the courageous academic and civil accomplishments of CU’s fifth and longest-serving president, George Norlin. We discuss how he helped build the university, literally and otherwise,||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe opioid epidemic: How we got here, how we stop it||The opioid crisis in America today stems from decisions made in the 1980s. And although there are now federal and state programs in place, more treatment options underway and better awareness, the problem is going to get worse before it gets better.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploring and learning from coexistence in Medieval Spain||The co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews in Medieval Spain creates a fascinating snapshot of that period in history – the good and not-so-good – and offers important insights on co-existence today. In this episode of CU on the Air,||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRockin’ litigation in the entertainment industry||From Beatlemania to the #MeToo movement, the causes and outcomes of rock ‘n’ roll litigation are varied and complex. Stan Soocher, an entertainment attorney and CU Denver professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies,||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTen years in, CU president talks of what’s been done, what’s to come||University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson recently celebrated his 10th anniversary as president of his alma mater. He is the longest serving CU president in the past 65 years, and he’s not slowing down any time soon.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDenver’s rooftops are going green: What does it mean?||Fifty-four percent of Denver voters passed the green roof initiative in November 2017, requiring rooftop gardens for new buildings with at least 25,000 square feet of gross floor area, and for roof replacement on existing buildings.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCU’s revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s in electrical engineering||In fall 2018, the University of Colorado will launch a new and innovative MOOC-delivered master’s degree in electrical engineering – the first of its type in the world. Today on CU on the Air, host Ken McConnellogue talks with CU Boulder professor R||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnearthing the effects of climate change on human health||Dr. Jay Lemery is a pioneer in the convergence of climate change and global human health. He is the co-author of Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health, which enlightens readers about one of the greatest challenges of our time — Ho||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA salute to saloons: Booze runs in the veins of Denver’s history||Throughout its history, the city of Denver was home to saloons that served up a lot more than alcohol. Ken McConnellogue talks with CU Denver History Professor Tom Noel – aka Dr. Colorado – about the liquid history of Denver and how bars evolved thr||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|