13 episodes

Conversations Beneath the Cupola is a podcast where we underscore the great work of Gettysburg College's students, faculty, and alumni today and since our founding in 1832, while bringing attention to the impact and value of a liberal arts education in the 21st century.

Conversations Beneath the Cupola podcast President Robert Iuliano

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Conversations Beneath the Cupola is a podcast where we underscore the great work of Gettysburg College's students, faculty, and alumni today and since our founding in 1832, while bringing attention to the impact and value of a liberal arts education in the 21st century.

    13. What being a “Gettysburgian” means to members of the Class of 2020

    13. What being a “Gettysburgian” means to members of the Class of 2020

    In episode 13, President Bob Iuliano and three members of the Class of 2020—Darby Nisbett, Jason Sinsheimer, and Jazmin Reynoso Ortiz—define what it means to be a “Gettysburgian” by reflecting on their time at Gettysburg College, sharing the lessons they learned, memories of the people and moments that shaped them, and more.

    • 35 min
    12. The biology and genetics of COVID-19 with Prof. Steve James ’80

    12. The biology and genetics of COVID-19 with Prof. Steve James ’80

    In episode 12, President Bob Iuliano and Biology Prof. Steve James ’80 discuss the biology and genetics of COVID-19, its origins, how properties of the virus are affecting the development of a vaccine, and other related topics.

    • 25 min
    11. Working on the frontlines of COVID-19 with Melissa Zook ’94

    11. Working on the frontlines of COVID-19 with Melissa Zook ’94

    In episode 11, President Bob Iuliano and family practice physician Melissa Zook ’94 discuss the strain that COVID-19 has put on essential workers and the healthcare system, particularly in rural Kentucky, where Zook works and lives.

    • 23 min
    10. The ethical dilemmas presented by COVID-19 with Prof. Steve Gimbel

    10. The ethical dilemmas presented by COVID-19 with Prof. Steve Gimbel

    In episode 10, President Bob Iuliano and Philosophy Prof. Steve Gimbel discuss the many ethical dilemmas presented by COVID-19, particularly for physicians who are facing difficult decisions under conditions of great uncertainty.

    • 29 min
    9. The liberal arts: a foundation for purpose and success with Troy Datcher ’90

    9. The liberal arts: a foundation for purpose and success with Troy Datcher ’90

    In Episode 9, President Bob Iuliano and Troy Datcher ’90, senior vice president and chief customer officer at Clorox, discuss how the liberal arts prepares students to find purpose and success, while making a difference in the world. Datcher reflects on the key skills and lessons he learned at Gettysburg College and how what he learned has helped guide him on his personal and professional journey.

    • 29 min
    8. COVID-19’s effects on local and national elections with Bruce Larson

    8. COVID-19’s effects on local and national elections with Bruce Larson

    In Episode 8, President Iuliano and Bruce Larson, chair and professor of political science at the College, make sense of how the COVID-19 outbreak has and will continue to impact ongoing primary elections across the country, how the current administration's response to the health crisis today may affect the presidential election in November, and more.

    • 31 min

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