Wolverine Buzz 2021-2022

Wolverine Buzz 2021-2022

Wolverine Buzz is a podcast made by students, for students. Our focus is on bringing you interesting interviews with people and professionals that matter. Listen in weekly to hear from UVU students and faculty who are doing great things, from professionals sharing stories from their industry, and just to have fun with us as we learn about fascinating people!

Episodes

December 14, 2022 22 mins

This week, Matthew Drachman meets with special guests  Gary Herbert, former governor,  and Justin Jones, head of the Herbert Institute on campus. The Herbert Institute is UVU's very own institute of public policy, something unique to the school. Together they discuss the process of establishing it, and share their vision for what they hope it can do for our students.

Thank you all so much for a wonderful semester! We&...

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Welcome back to another Wolverine Buzz Special! In this episode, our Editor in Chief, Matthew Drachman, sits down with representative Burgess Owens to discuss the upcoming election, plans for the west's problems with water, and student loan relief.

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In this episode, host Sam and editor in chief Matthew Drachman sit down with Darlene McDonald, a candidate in the upcoming election. They talk about voter suppression, data protection, and lots more. Be sure to tune in!

If you haven't yet registered to vote, be sure to do so by October 28! Your voice matters in this upcoming election.

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This week, Sam Louder and Matthew Drachman sit down with January Walker, a candidate running in the Utah Congress Elections. Walker discusses her experience with the debate on campus last week and talks about different stances on legislation and plans for her campaign.

If you haven't yet registered to vote, be sure to do so by October 28! Your voice matters in this upcoming election.

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Join us for a special bonus episode for Wolverine Buzz! Meg sits down with our very own niversity President, Astrid Tuminez, to talk about her time serving the university, impostor syndrome, and leadership.

Find the podcast on Spotify, Buzzsprout, or the UVU Review's website!

To stay up to date on all things UVU, give us a follow  @uvureview on Instagram and Twitter!

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This week, Meg sits down with UVU's student body president, Lexi Soto. Lexi shares her experience at UVU so far, her opportunities to work with the student council, and plans for the future!

Find the podcast on Spotify, Buzzsprout, or the UVU Review's website!

To stay up to date on all things UVU, give us a follow  @uvureview on Instagram and Twitter!

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Welcome back to the Wolverine Buzz! This week, Sam sits down with Gavin McLaren to learn about what it's like to work in IT and software engineering. Gavin is a student in the college of Engineering and Technology in the computer science program at the university.  Listen in to hear about the amazing things Gavin is doing to promote collaboration within his degree and the college at large!

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April 25, 2022 26 mins

Our final episode for the Spring Semester!  This week, Meg sits down with Sara Runyan, a senior about to graduate from UVU in the Digital Audio program and on her way into a graduate program.  Listen in to hear her story, how she decided on her major instead of majoring in music, how she found her way to UVU, and what she loves most about attending school here.  Learn more about the Digital Audio program, what she plans to do with ...

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April 18, 2022 32 mins

This week, our producer, Crystal, is filling in for our host, Dalton.  We interviewed Roger Chamberlain, who is currently working on a degree in Web Design here at UVU.  He is active with the IxD Collaborative on campus and has a lot of great information about that for us.  We are also discussing his background, as a non-traditional student he has a great story and a previous career in the video game industry; having worked for com...

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April 11, 2022 16 mins

This week, our producer, Crystal, is filling in for our host, Dalton.  We interviewed Elizabeth McEwen, who is a UVU graduate currently pursuing her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Regis University.  We're talking about the transition into a graduate program, her advice for students wanting to go for higher degrees, how she balances her workload with her life, and more!  Listen in to hear all the d...

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April 4, 2022 27 mins

This week we interviewed Kate McPherson, the Director of the Honors Program here at UVU.  She has been in this position for nearly 10 years and she's passionate about the work.  We talked about what the Honors Program is, what the benefits of being part of it are, how students can apply, and more.  Listen in to learn more about this amazing and beneficial program and how it might fit into your school career!

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March 28, 2022 30 mins

This week we interviewed Bryan Sansom in the Digital Media Department here at UVU.  He has a master's degree in Music Technology Engineering, and he teaches Digital Audio in our Digital Media Department.  We talked about senior capstone projects to get the scoop about what they are, how they work, why they matter, and what makes them awesome.  

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March 21, 2022 18 mins

This week, our producer, Crystal, is filling in for our host, Dalton.  We sat down with Michael Pugina, who graduated from the Computer Science program here at UVU back in 2019.  We're discussing computer science, software engineering, transitioning from school to the workforce, etc.  Listen in to hear more, and to hear his advice for students making their way through similar programs.  

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March 14, 2022 29 mins

Welcome back Wolverines, we hope you had a wonderful spring break!  We are now focusing on bringing you interviews with professionals, both from our UVU community and from out in the world.  This week we sat down with Michael Frame, a musician and guitar teacher.  He spoke with us about music, music theory, understanding music as a language, how to take lessons with him, etc.  Listen in to learn more!  

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February 28, 2022 39 mins

This week's interview is with Jacob Baldwin.  He is an outdoor enthusiast who graduated from BYU, before beginning his career he spent a few months road-tripping and exploring the country.  This interview is about his love for outdoor activities, his many experiences, and that road trip during the pandemic.  Listen in to hear more about his adventures! 

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February 21, 2022 27 mins

This week our interview is with Gillian Jackson, a UVU student working on her thesis.  She is a history major, and her required senior thesis is focusing on tourism in Hawaii through the 20th century, how they were portrayed, and how it impacted native Hawaiians.  Listen in to learn more about her fascinating research project!  We are also announcing some changes to the Wolverine Buzz podcast, so get ready for that, in addition to ...

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February 14, 2022 18 mins

This week we're bringing you an interview with an Outdoor Adventure Expert, Dawson Furner.  He is a trip leader with the OAC (Outdoor Adventure Center) and he recently sat down with our health and wellness guru, Chloe.  They talked about how to go from a beginner to a pro, how to get more involved with OAC events, and how everyone can find adventure and enjoy nature.  Listen in to learn more.  As always, we also are bringing y...

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February 7, 2022 26 mins

This week, our reporter sat down with a fellow UVU student, Tyler Hacking.  He's a science student finishing up his degree and getting ready to pursue a Ph.D. at Utah State.  Tyler has big goals and is working hard to achieve them.  Listen in to hear more about the exciting things he's involved with, where he's heading, and what he has to say to his fellow students.  As always, we also bring you information about eve...

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January 31, 2022 47 mins

This week our interview features Alex Hunt.  He graduated from BYU, worked for Comcast, and is now the Production Finance Lead for Dreamworks Studios!  Listen in to hear more about his career, how he ended up at this major company, his career fair success story, and about his work in general.  As always, we bring you other announcements and information about activities and events as well.  

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January 24, 2022 22 mins

This week our reporter sat down with Robin Ebmeyer, Director of UVU Emergency and Safety Management, to talk about COVID 19.  Listen in to hear an update about how the Omicron variant is impacting our UVU campus.  As always, we will also bring you announcements about activities and events around campus to help you plan your schedule.

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