Thirteen is a bi-weekly podcast where one Colgate University community member answers 13 questions about their work. Topics vary widely, with episodes that touch on ancient history, global politics, sociology and anthropology, literature, science, the arts, and more.
Title: Colgate Counseling Support with Dawn LaFrance
Join Colgate's AVP of Counseling and Psychological Services Dawn LaFrance as she shares what the University does to support the mental health of students on campus. Learn about the various support groups, therapy sessions, and unique initiatives now in place, and find out more about how students can access these services in this all-new episode of 13.
What to know about applying to college
Join Colgate Admission Officers Brittney Dorow and Mari Prauer as they answer common student questions about applying to colleges. Learn the basics about financial aid, how to narrow down a college search, and find out how schools evaluate applications when they are test-optional in this all-new episode of 13.
The Center for Freedom and Western Civilization
Join the co-directors of Colgate's Center for Freedom and Western Civilization as they discuss the genesis of the group, its mission, and past speakers that they have brought to campus in this new episode of 13.
Russian Gangsters and Potatoes with Prof. Nancy Ries
Ride along with the Russian mafia as Professor of Anthropology and Peace and Conflict Studies Nancy Ries shares her experiences conducting anthropological research in Russia; the rise of Thugocracy, and the cultural importance of potatoes, in this all-new episode of 13.
What Makes Colgate's Off-Campus Study Programs Different?
Join Colgate Director of Off-Campus Study Joanna Holvey-Bowles and Associate Professor of Geology Martin Wong for an in-depth discussion about Colgate's off-campus study offerings; why it is important to learn outside of your comfort zone, and how the pandemic impacted the University's long-standing programs abroad in this all-new episode of 13.
Can burning biomass help with carbon reduction?
Learn about biomass as the primary heat source for the University, and how burning locally sourced wood chips helped reduce Colgate's carbon footprint on its pathway to carbon neutrality in 2019.