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"The University of What It Is" is the 55th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on October 1, 2014.


A representative from the University of What It Is calls the station to find a missing colleague. Plus, an update on the cats, the Barista Cultural Faire, and corrections.

Plot Developments[]

  • It is implied that Carlos may have been a professor of science at the University of What It Is, and had been missing from the university for decades.

Recurring Segments[]


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