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Each week we bring you the best stories from around the Wabash community. From professors and alumni, to coaches, administrators, and current students, the podcast format allows for longer, more in-depth, open discussion about the issues surrounding Wabash College. Verging on inspirational, it’s our job to find, and sometimes uncover, the amazing stories that surface from individuals whose lives have been positively enriched from being at Wabash.

Feb 4, 2020

Guest host Ryan Horner ’15 sits down with alumnus Dr. W. Richard McCombie ’77, discussing the impact of genomics on medical innovations, his advice to students interested in graduate studies, and three books he’s been trying to read since Wabash (Episode 268).


Jan 27, 2020

Rich sits down with newly tenured Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Brad Carlson, discussing the training of a scientist, sabbatical plans, and the impact of data on his field of study (Episode 267).


Jan 20, 2020

Rich sits down with newly tenured Associate Professor of Philosophy Dr. Matt Carlson, discussing his clarifying moment in college studies, how studying music taught him discipline, and the puzzle of why video gamers talk about in-game actions from a first person perspective (Episode 266).


Jan 13, 2020

Rich sits down with three Jakes of the freshman class of 2023, in three separate recordings gathered over their first Wabash semester. The three discuss falling into the Wabash routine, learning the simple chores of life away from home, and the feeling of growing up (Episode 265).


Jan 6, 2020

Rich sits down with returning members of the Chemistry of Wine classroom immersion trip to Napa Valley, discussing grape diseases, organic fermentation processes, and a more natural approach to the science and art of chemistry (Episode 264).