Bear in Mind Podcast

Steven Anderson

In the latest episode of the Bear in Mind podcast, student Matthew Cowher talks with UNC Professor Steven Anderson about so-called “cold blooded” volcanos, his work “reading” lava flows, and more. [READ FULL POST]

Jingzi Huang

In this episode, student Amanda Andrews talks with UNC Professor and Director of the School of Teacher Education Jingzi Huang about the public controversy and concerns surrounding the confirmation of the new U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. [READ FULL POST]

Shelly Gaza

With the Academy Awards around the corner, Assistant Professor of Theatre Shelly Gaza talks Oscars, representation (including #Oscarssowhite) and the place of politics at award shows with Amanda Andrews. “It’s the artist’s job to be honest and open about what we see in our society,” Gaza said. “Some people think it’s an actors place to shut up and perform but I think that’s a real disservice to the talent and the credit and the intellect of these actors and other artists in the film industry.” [READ FULL POST]

Dr. Gregory Williams

In this initial episode of the Bear in Mind podcast, UNC political science professor Dr. Gregory Williams talks about President Trump’s first few weeks in office, his campaign promises (including those made during a rally on campus Oct. 30, 2016), and the power of the U.S. presidency. [READ FULL POST]