Claremont Graduate University’s founding president James Blaisdell once wrote that “the center of a college is in great conversation.”

We believe this rings true today, and we’re committed to keeping the Flame burning through podcasts that showcase CGU’s diverse community of scholars, their innovative research, and the great conversations taking place on campus.

Sharing Air

Sharing Air is a podcast that takes a transdisciplinary look at how we connect, even in isolation. In each episode, we explore our complex relationship with the essential yet precarious medium of air as we share stories that bring us together in these times of distance and transformation.

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The Campfire

Welcome to The Campfire, where thinkers and leaders from Claremont Graduate University talk about their intellectual, creative, and personal journeys. We are a place where innovators and ideas thrive. Please listen in as we bring these doers and innovators on air to share their experiences and insight.

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Poets at Work

How does poetry inspire, challenge, and sustain us? Hosted by CGU student and co-editor-in-chief of Foothill Poetry Journal Emily Schuck, Poets at Work explores topics relevant to contemporary poetry, both in the academy and the wider literary community. Tune in for behind-the-scenes insight into how the work of poetry extends beyond what we encounter on the published page.

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Very Different Rules

Although publicly-owned and family-owned businesses have a lot in common, Peter Drucker suggested that when it comes to management, “the family business requires its own and very different rules.” Director of the Drucker School Global Family Business Institute Kathleen Fariss hosts this podcast that sheds light on the distinct journey of family-owned businesses through authentic conversations with their leaders. With help from our special guests, we uncover the rules family businesses adhere to that are both binding and beneficial as well as tackle the unique issues and opportunities of family businesses that inform their definition of success.

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How’d You Get That Job?

Join us as we pull back the curtain and get a behind-the-scenes look at the unique, transdisciplinary, and inspiring careers of our CGU alumni.

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LatinX in the Inland Empire

A podcast exploring contemporary LatinX life in the Inland Empire, and our relationships to geography and to one another. Each episode invites guests to delve into a different topic facing LatinX peoples today.

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Breaking the Shackles of Time

Writing is one of the essential human activities, both historically and in all the contemporary ways it is still pervasive in our lives. In this podcast, we explore the relationship between writer and reader, the ways writing and knowing interact, and some of the unique formal and informal genres writing can take depending on the context.

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Mini-Series Podcasts

About Being Alive

Dive into the origins and evolution of Positive Psychology with Jordan Hamilton and Jason Beck in this CGU podcast mini-series as they discuss how Positive Psychology is being implemented in organizations around the world and what you can do to infuse it into everyday life.


Scripture Unearthed

Forbidden fruit? The enigma of Jezebel? Hidden treasures buried in the Gospel? Follow religious scholar Genie Deez through this podcast mini-series as he uncovers lost stories of scripture with the help of faculty in the department of Religion at CGU.