University of Rochester's Quadcast
About This Show
Quadcast is the official podcast of the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Its content is conceived and created by members of the faculty, staff, and student body. The opinions and ideas expressed in the Quadcast, while likely entertaining and brilliant, do not necessarily reflect the opinions and ideas of the University.
Most Recent Episode
Monitoring Threats to American Democracy
One of the greatest threats to democracy is the idea that it is unassailable. That’s the tagline of Bright Line Watch, a non-partisan initiative that monitors democratic practices in the United States. Quadcast host Sandra Knispel talks with Gretchen Helmke, a University of Rochester professor of political science, and Mitch Sanders, the group's methodologist, about why they are concerned. Original theme music Roots and Wings (2017) by Billy Petito ‘18E. Photo: Anthony Garand