In Vivo

by Kyle Drake

In Vivo brings you the stories of the fascinating scholars and researchers that give the University of Connecticut life.

Podcast episodes

  • 17: Elle Ouimet

    17: Elle Ouimet

    Elle Ouimet is a professor of anthropology and leads many interdisciplinary studies. Her work brings together diverse sets of individuals to solve the world’s biggest challenges, including climate change and racial microaggressions.

  • 16: Franklin Chang-Diaz

    16: Franklin Chang-Diaz

    Franklin Chang-Diaz is a UConn alumnus, former NASA astronaut and current CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company. Born in Costa Rica, Chang-Diaz came to the US with a one-way ticket and a dream of going to space; this is the story of how he got there.

  • 15: Cathy Schlund-Vials

    15: Cathy Schlund-Vials

    Cathy Schlund-Vials is a professor of English and the Director of the Asian and American Studies Institute at UConn. Her work presents the untold histories and forces that shape immigrant and refugee identity.

  • 14: Mark Urban

    14: Mark Urban

    Mark Urban is a professor of ecology & evolutionary biology and is an active voice for climate change advocacy. His work leverages understanding how species adapt to changing environments to predict how they will behave in a climate change ridden future.

  • 13: Bart Roccoberton Jr.

    13: Bart Roccoberton Jr.

    Bart Roccoberton Jr. is a professor of puppet arts and an internationally recognized puppeteer/puppet arts advocate. As Director, Bart has brought UConn’s puppet arts program to be one of the nation's best.