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Connections: How can colleges and universities help students bridge the political divide?

A group of professors from the University of Rochester have ideas for how colleges and universities can help students bridge political and social divides. We sit down with them for a conversation about civility during times of polarization.

In studio:

  • David Primo, Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor and associate professor of political science and business administration at the University of Rochester
  • Joan Saab, vice provost of academic affairs and the Susan B. Anthony Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester
  • Kevin Meuwissen, associate professor at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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