Published: April 23, 2020

In addition to entertainment, podcasts can be a great way to learn new things and find ways to grow. Here are some podcasts to check out.

Person with earbuds and iphoneBrainwaves

This is a podcast exploring big ideas, produced right here at CU Boulder. The latest epsidode is an editor’s choice remix looking back at interviews on politics, concussions and impeachment.

CU at the Libraries

A podcast from CU Boulder Libraries, it explores how information becomes knowledge through storytelling. Recent episodes offer insights into Open Access, Digital Humanities, the evolution of Norlin Library, and the story of the Japanese Language School at CU Boulder during WWII.

The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students

This podcast gives in-depth, actionable advice for boosting your productivity, earning better grades, building a personal brand and much more.

College Life Podcast

Episodes offer interviews with current college students, recent graduates and people who work at colleges to discuss challenges, successes and opportunities to make the most of your time in college.

Tiny Leaps, Big Changes

These 15–30 minute episodes consist of self-help, wellness, motivation and inspiration about developing day-to-day habits to get most out of life.

Adulthood Made Easy

Relationships, finances, cooking—sometimes growing up can seem overwhelming. Listen for advice to help you tackle all aspects of entering the “real world.”

Gallup Theme Thursday

Take a deep dive into your top CliftonStrengths with experts at Gallup. Each episode focuses on one theme, offering insight into how our strengths influence each other and manifest in our lives.

Stuff You Should Know

You never know what Josh and Chuck are going to discuss in this entertaining podcast about everything. If you've ever wanted to know about Rubik’s cubes, sloths, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, true crime or Rosa Parks, then look no further!

Freakonomics Radio

Discover the hidden side of everything. Each week, this podcast tells you things you always thought you knew and things you never thought you wanted to know—from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything.