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    PAWcast: Peter Yawitz ’80 on Navigating Workplace Culture (February 2020)

    PAWcast: Peter Yawitz ’80 on Navigating Workplace Culture (February 2020)

    On this month’s PAWcast, Peter Yawitz ’80, author of the new book Flip Flops and Microwaved Fish: Navigating the Dos and Don’ts of Workplace Culture, gives advice on communicating with your coworkers, dressing the part in an office environment, and preparing for difficult conversations with your boss. He also has a few tips for managers who tend to be dismissive of the millennial mindset. (February 2020)

    • 24 min
    PAWcast: Author and Visiting Professor Kush Choudhury ’00 on Journalism in India (January 2020)

    PAWcast: Author and Visiting Professor Kush Choudhury ’00 on Journalism in India (January 2020)

    PAW's Carrie Compton speaks with Ferris Professor of Journalism Kush Choudhury '00. Kush has extensive experience as a reporter in the United States and in India. After emigrating from Calcutta with his parents at age 12, he had always longed to return — and once he graduated from Princeton, he did just that. For a transcript of this interview, visit paw.princeton.edu/podcasts

    • 29 min
    PAWcast: Tyler Lussi ’17 on Getting Fans to Buy Into Women’s Soccer (December 2019)

    PAWcast: Tyler Lussi ’17 on Getting Fans to Buy Into Women’s Soccer (December 2019)

    Tyler Lussi ’17, a forward for Portland Thorns F.C. in the National Women’s Soccer League, broke the Princeton records for career goals and career points in her senior year. Since then, she’s been chasing new goals in pro soccer in a city that is deeply invested in its team. In an interview for the PAWcast, Lussi shares her ideas for getting more fans to buy into women’s soccer.
    This episode was recorded on location at the Princeton Soccer Conference earlier this month.

    • 26 min
    PAWcast: Jordan Bimm on the Legacy of Astronaut Pete Conrad ’53 (November 2019)

    PAWcast: Jordan Bimm on the Legacy of Astronaut Pete Conrad ’53 (November 2019)

    When President Dwight Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958, Charles "Pete" Conrad '53 was training as a U.S. Navy test pilot. Eleven years later, he’d become the third person to walk on the moon. Nov. 19 marks the 50th anniversary of Conrad’s moonwalk, part of the Apollo 12 mission, and to mark the occasion, PAWcast spoke with Jordan Bimm, a historian of science and postdoc in Princeton’s sociology department.

    • 22 min
    PAWcast: Linda Coberly ’89 on Continuing Efforts to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment (October 2019)

    PAWcast: Linda Coberly ’89 on Continuing Efforts to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment (October 2019)

    The Equal Rights Amendment, which guarantees gender equality, is only one state away from being added to the United States Constitution, thanks to revived grassroots campaigns that took hold in the wake of the 2016 Presidential election. Linda Terry Coberly ’89, the chair of the ERA’s Legal Task Force, speaks with host Carrie Compton about the many hurdles that have prevented the ERA’s passage since its introduction in the ’70s, and what will come next if a final state ratifies it.

    • 26 min
    PAWcast: Author Bryan Walsh '01 on Existential Threats Facing Humanity (September 2019)

    PAWcast: Author Bryan Walsh '01 on Existential Threats Facing Humanity (September 2019)

    Asteroids and volcanoes and biotechnology — oh my! Bryan Walsh ’01 discusses his book, End Times, about the existential threats facing humanity. Walsh, a former foreign correspondent, reporter, and editor at Time, is editor of Medium’s science publication, OneZero.

    • 33 min

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