20 episodes

This year, Northwestern students will read The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood. But the book is just the beginning. Listen along with us as Wildcats explore themes of isolation, surveillance, power, judgment, and more.

Support for One Book, One Northwestern: The Podcast is provided by the Northwestern Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and One Book One Northwestern.

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This year, Northwestern students will read The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood. But the book is just the beginning. Listen along with us as Wildcats explore themes of isolation, surveillance, power, judgment, and more.

Support for One Book, One Northwestern: The Podcast is provided by the Northwestern Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and One Book One Northwestern.

    A Community Effort: Tarana Burke on the #MeToo Movement

    A Community Effort: Tarana Burke on the #MeToo Movement

    Tarana Burke, the founder of the Me Too Movement, visited Northwestern to discuss the movement's beginnings and purpose. Some Northwestern faculty and students bring some insight into how the movement and global culture shift has impacted Northwestern.

    • 11 min
    I'm a Moon Person: the life and career of NASA "Hidden Figure" Andrea Mosie

    I'm a Moon Person: the life and career of NASA "Hidden Figure" Andrea Mosie

    For over 40 years, Andrea Mosie, a NASA "Hidden Figure" has dedicated her career to Apollo moon rock samples. Mosie works in a clean lab at Johnson Space Center working with the samples to help allocate them to different scientists around the world who need them for research. This includes making sure a ton of different steps and procedures are precisely followed so that no samples are lost, contaminated, damaged, etc. The story of how she ended up there and why she loves her work is one of dedication and love for her craft.

    • 9 min
    Obstacles in Higher Education Today with Dr. Anthony Jack

    Obstacles in Higher Education Today with Dr. Anthony Jack

    While education may be the most accessible as its ever been, there are still many obstacles that students, especially low-income and first-generation students, face in attending school. Dr. Anthony Jack, author of the Privileged Poor and Harvard Professor discusses his book and his research in this episode of the One Book One Northwestern Podcast. I also talk with some Northwestern community members about how these issues affect Northwestern.

    • 12 min
    Episode 1: Margot Shetterly Visits NU

    Episode 1: Margot Shetterly Visits NU

    In this first episode of this year's One Book One Northwestern Podcast, Margot Shetterly comes to Northwestern's campus for One Book's annual keynote author talk. She to share some insights on her book, Hidden Figures, and reflects on the writing process. Northwestern students, staff, and community members react.

    • 13 min
    Season 2, Episode 5: Oppression

    Season 2, Episode 5: Oppression

    In another all-fiction episode, Eugenia Cardinale, Christian Maness, and Aaron Lewis paint their own dystopias.

    • 15 min
    Season 2 Episode 4

    Season 2 Episode 4

    Bailey Pekar, Maggie Galloway, and Madison Donley present real-life stories of judging and being judged.

    • 12 min

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