Sanctuary Campuses and Earl Grey

Anthony Scoma, Theresa Nielson, Christian Hartshorn, and Jonny Nee discuss the long history of U.S. universities protesting unjust federal laws and policies. They report on the university protection of escaped slaves, Japanese students during WWII, draft resisters during the Vietnam War, and how this relates to the ongoing fight for undocumented and Muslim students in the modern day.

Music: “Hands Off!” by Material Support

Construction on Campus

This week on The Rostrum we have Shireen Ghorbani, Associate Director of Communication and Organizational Development for Facilities on the U of U campus. She discusses the current state of construction projects on campus, why they are happening and what students can expect from the years to come.

Music: http://www.bensound.com/

Photo: http://continuum.utah.edu/wp-content/gallery//osh/osh-102116-3-web_.jpg

Frontiers of Science Podcast Hour Episode 2

This week we have Dr. Cagan Sekercioglu an ecologist, biologist, and nature photographer. In his lecture entitled ‘Why Birds Matter: Conserving the World’s Birds and their Ecosystem Services”, Dr. Sekercioglu discusses the important role birds play in the world’s ecosystems and examines what the decline in birds means for humans.

Music: http://www.bensound.com

Photo:http://www.trumba.com/i/DgDdzIdia07nlSHIxumaB1pE.png