Among life’s simpler pleasures, there may be nothing better than having brunch or grabbing coffee with one of the most interesting people you know.
With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast created with just that thought in mind.
Giving you the chance to get to know a fascinating scholar, maker, or professional, episodes feature members of the Notre Dame faculty, visitors who have come to campus to do anything from give a lecture or performance to participate in a fellowship program, and other interesting folks we’ve plain cold-emailed and asked to come on the show.
In the spirit of our name and brunch-loving ethos, we record onsite at a restaurant—ambient noise and all. Well, that was the idea, anyway.
The pandemic prompted us to record all of season 4 remotely. With our most recent season, season 5, we were excited to be able to bring back in-person interviews while still taking advantage of the flexibility afforded by our remote setup.
Either way, the goal is the same: To bring you informal conversations on a variety of subjects, with all manner of experts, and to do so in a way that respects your time. That’s why each episode is about 30 minutes long.
With a Side of Knowledge is a production of the Office of the Provost at Notre Dame, with new episodes released every other Thursday.
*Note: Since the start of season 4, all new episodes of the podcast have been published with a full transcript. We’re also working to publish transcripts of as many episodes as possible from seasons 1–3. If there’s a particular one you’d like to see added sooner rather than later, please let us know.
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