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CommonsCast is a weekly podcast and features the Dean's Minute, the Commons Calendar, and a first-year student interviewing interesting "Humans of the Commons"

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CommonsCast is a weekly podcast and features the Dean's Minute, the Commons Calendar, and a first-year student interviewing interesting "Humans of the Commons"

    CommonsCast Episode 81-September 22, 2021

    CommonsCast Episode 81-September 22, 2021

    On this new episode Dean Melissa Gresalfi talks about how we think about failure, Cheryl has the details on events on campus coming up this week, and Richard has a terrific interview with Will Yuk, first-year student from Long Island, New York living in Stambaugh house studying HOD. 

    • 17 min
    CommonsCast Episode 80-September 15, 2021

    CommonsCast Episode 80-September 15, 2021

    On this edition of the CommonsCast podcast Dean Melissa Gresalfi talks about community and how students can make connections through student organizations on campus.  Tait has all the details on events coming up on campus in this week’s calendar, and Richard sits down for an interesting interview with Macharia “Mash” Kanyatte, a freshman from Nairobi, Kenya majoring in Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt.

    • 16 min
    CommonsCast Episode 79-September 8, 2021

    CommonsCast Episode 79-September 8, 2021

    On this episode Dean Gresalfi discusses memory and offers strategies for how to use memory to learn effectively.  Tait delivers the weekly Commons Calendar of events, and Richard sits down for a terrific interview with Vanderbilt senior & VUCeptor Maggie McVeigh.  

    • 18 min
    CommonsCast Episode 78-September 1, 2021

    CommonsCast Episode 78-September 1, 2021

    On this episode of the podcast Dean Gresalfi has some excellent advice on how to find your community in her Dean's Minute.  Then Tait delivers the Commons Calendar of upcoming events you need to know about, and Richard has an excellent one-on-one interview with Dean Gresalfi in our Humans of the Commons segment.  

    • 16 min
    CommonsCast Episode 78-September 1, 2021

    CommonsCast Episode 78-September 1, 2021

    On this episode of the podcast Dean Gresalfi has some excellent advice on how to find your community in her Dean's Minute.  Then Tait delivers the Commons Calendar of upcoming events you need to know about, and Richard has an excellent one-on-one interview with Dean Gresalfi in our Humans of the Commons segment.  

    • 16 min
    CommonsCast Episode 77-August 25, 2021

    CommonsCast Episode 77-August 25, 2021

    Welcome class of 2025! On this edition of the official podcast of The Commons Dean Melissa Gresalfi welcomes all first-year students and invites them to participate in upcoming special class activities on campus.  Matthew delivers the Commons Calendar of events coming up in the week ahead, and Maria interviews fellow first-year student Omar in our Humans of the Commons segment.  

    • 21 min

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