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Looking to step away from your day-to-day routine and get back on the Banks? This guide to the official podcasts produced by the university provides the perfect (virtual) getaway.

Spanning the Globe

Turn to Rutgers Around the World for insightful discussions of global goings-on at Rutgers. In each episode, you’ll hear directly from the Rutgers faculty, staff, students, scholars, and alumni who are making international strides in research, education, and service.

Common Law

The Power of Attorney features Rutgers Law School co-deans Kimberly Mutcherson and Rose Cuison-Villazor in conversation with leading legal minds, including alumni and faculty of the law school. The podcast gives listeners an inside look at the power of a legal education and explores what it means to be a lawyer in an ever-changing world.

Creative Minds

Every other Tuesday, Work of Art taps into the vast network of nearly 1,200 undergraduate and graduate dancers, musicians, theater artists, filmmakers, and visual artists that make up the Mason Gross School of the Arts’ global community. The podcast speaks with some of these artists, discussing what fuels their curiosity, their passion, and their impulse to create.

Good Sports

The Inside Rutgers Athletics podcast channel from Rutgers Athletics and Rutgers Sports Properties (powered by Learfield/IMG College) is the home of the Steve Pikiell Podcast and includes exclusive interviews with Rutgers’ head coaches, Rutgers Athletics radio shows, and postgame recaps.

Public Access

Join Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy faculty, staff experts, alumni, and students for weekly EJB Talks, which feature in-depth discussions of topics surrounding public policy, urban planning, public health, health administration, and informatics.

The Write Stuff

Hosted by author and program coordinator Aimee LaBrie and documentary filmmaking instructor John Hulme, the Writers House Podcast is an ongoing conversation with creative writing faculty and students about storytelling’s constructive and life-changing powers for personal and social good. The podcast is produced by the Writers House, an undergraduate creative writing community in the Rutgers-New Brunswick English department.

Horse Sense

From the Rutgers Equine Science Center come two podcasts for horse enthusiasts on the go. Horses in the Morning and the Equine Science Center Podcast are the world’s leading podcasts for the horse world with listeners in more than 90 countries. Each episode offers a lively, entertaining look at the horse world and the people in it. Tune in for expert knowledge on the latest equine research, conversations with out-of-the-ordinary guests, horse training tips, health segments, and listener call-ins.

Queer Ear

Through a mix of interviews with LGBTQ community members, academics, and students, the Queer Newark Podcast explores why Newark’s LGBTQ history matters and how public history projects can combat queer erasure. This podcast is an offshoot of the Queer Newark Oral History Project, a community-driven endeavor supported by Rutgers University–Newark that collects and preserves the life stories of LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals in Newark.

Vital Knowledge

The On the Pandemic podcast series features university leaders, researchers, and medical experts examining the critical challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Episodes cover how to interpret new guidelines, what to expect in the coming months, and what the next pandemic might look like.

A Way with Words

Voice features host Stephanie Rodriguez chatting with artists, authors, linguists, translators, poets, professors, and enthusiasts about the power of language and how multilingualism and diversity support social cohesion. Voice is produced by Lives in Translation, the translation and interpreting studies program within the Spanish and Portuguese Department at Rutgers-Newark.

Art Matters

Rock Steady is an arts and culture podcast produced by Express Newark, the center for socially engaged art and design in which faculty, students, artists, and community residents learn about, collaborate, and create art to advocate for social change. Rock Steady is hosted by Fran Bartkowski, an English and Women’s Studies professor at Rutgers-Newark.

Faces in the Crowd

Each episode of Extra Credit is built around short conversations with Rutgers students about their journey and experiences at Rutgers or interviews with faculty about how they got into their field and what makes the courses they teach special. The podcast was recently launched by the Rutgers-New Brunswick Office of Summer & Winter Sessions and drops new episodes every other Monday.