Podcasts

Asthma and Anxiety

Asthma and Anxiety

Could there be a psychological component to the cause of asthma? Alison McLeish (Psychological & Brain Sciences) has done studies on anxiety and its impact on asthma sufferers. She joined Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss her research on the matter.

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Podcast - Critical Thinking for Everyone!

Podcast - Critical Thinking for Everyone!

This radio broadcast and podcast hosted by Dr. Patty Payette and A&S Philosophy's Dr. Brian Barnes explores critical thinking from many different angles during this hour-long conversation about a variety of topics. All of it comes back to our ability to think about our own thinking. Our program airs on FORward Radio, 106.5 fm, WFMP-LP out of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, every Thursday at 5pm and repeats Fridays at 11am, EST.

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Profs. Rosen and Fogelman on Kids and ADHD

Profs. Rosen and Fogelman on Kids and ADHD

Paul Rosen and Nick Fogelman are doing research on kids with ADHD and ways to control their emotions.

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Charlie Zhang  (Geography) - Paper mills and ovarian cancer

Charlie Zhang (Geography) - Paper mills and ovarian cancer

Charlie Zhang is a UofL geographer who has found a link between paper mill pollution and ovarian cancer.

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Citizen's survey of crime and the LMPD

Citizen's survey of crime and the LMPD

A&S Professor of Criminal Justice Deborah Keeling has been doing research for the Louisville Metro Police Department for the last several years. Prof. Keeling joined UofL Today with Mark Hebert to discuss her findings about Louisville residents' attitudes toward crime and LMPD.

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Urban Studies Prof. John Gilderbloom on the impact of chromatic homes

Urban Studies Prof. John Gilderbloom on the impact of chromatic homes

A&S professor of Urban Studies John Gilderbloom explores the effect of color in urban areas his new book, "Chromatic Homes", (University Press of Kentucky). In his book, he describes how cities have rejuvenated entire neighborhoods by following the concept of the "chromatic home", or, three or more colors embellishing architectural details.

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UofL Storm Chasers

UofL Storm Chasers

In summer 2018, Dr. Jason Naylor (Geography and Geosciences/Physics and Astronomy) led UofL students on an eight-day storm observation course.

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2018 March for Science

2018 March for Science

Promoting science and getting views on science from politicians are the main goals of March for Science. Biology professor Cynthia Corbitt is part of the movement. She discussed her role on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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UofL PoliSci Prof. Laura Moyer on the recent Supreme Court pick

UofL PoliSci Prof. Laura Moyer on the recent Supreme Court pick

UofL Political Science Professor Laura Moyer discussed the recent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on WHAS11 and UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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Congress, the President, and separation of power

Congress, the President, and separation of power

Political science professor Jasmine Farrier discusses current climate and checks and balances (or lack of them) in Washington.

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Will US-North Korea Summit lead to lasting peace?

Will US-North Korea Summit lead to lasting peace?

UofL Professor Jason Abbott (Political Science), director of the Center for Asian Democracy, and Moon-he Baik (Fine Arts) discuss the recent events leading up to and including the US-North Korea summit with several local news sources.

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UofL's African-American Theatre Program makes an impression on the local Louisville theater scene

UofL's African-American Theatre Program makes an impression on the local Louisville theater scene

The Bunbury Theatre’s 2018 offering, “Master Harold and the Boys,” is helmed by UofL professor and head of graduate acting program Baron Kelly, with lighting and set design from UofL’s resident scenic, lighting and projection designer and department chair Kevin Gawley. The three-person cast features two recent graduates from the program, Tyler Madden and Cameron Murphy.

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A&S doctoral student's findings on Alzheimer's and dementia

A&S doctoral student's findings on Alzheimer's and dementia

Is there an easy way to screen for alzheimer's? What's the difference between alzheimer's and dementia? Lauren Flaherty is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences who has studied these memory issues. Lauren discusses the issue on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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History Prof. Daniel Krebs on Military History

History Prof. Daniel Krebs on Military History

Landscapes of War and Peace - UofL Department will sponsor the Society for Military History Conference. Daniel Krebs is a UofL history professor organizing the conference being held from April 5-8, 2018.

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Borders, Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Americas

Borders, Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Americas

UofL is hosting a symposium "Borders, Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Americas". History Professor Christine Ehrick says the March 27-28, 2018 forum will address DACA, sanctuary cities and other tough issues. Listen to Prof. Ehrick discuss the issue on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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Prof. John Ferre discusses controversy over religious films

Prof. John Ferre discusses controversy over religious films

Why do religious films like “Passion of the Christ” spark controversy and fervor? John Ferre discusses on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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Prof. Gerry Williger discusses recent news in astronomy

Prof. Gerry Williger discusses recent news in astronomy

Astronomy professor Gerry Williger discusses SpaceX rocket, asteroids and an artificial star that’s ticking off the astronomy community on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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2018 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture - Matthew W. Barzun presents, "Our Separate Worlds: Where Do We Go From Here?"

2018 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture - Matthew W. Barzun presents, "Our Separate Worlds: Where Do We Go From Here?"

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Sweden, Matthew Barzun, joined Mark Hebert on the UofL Today radio broadcast to talk about British views on America and his study of teens views on current political and social climate.

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