MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
An update on the economy (Listen to the segment)
Dr. Bob Becker, Director of Economic Policy and Strategy with the Strom Thurmond Institute on Government and Public Affairs at Clemson University, talks with Dr. Bruce Yandle, a Senior Fellow at the Thurmond Institute and author of the quarterly newsletter, The Economic Situation Report about his latest update on the economy. Dr. Yandle, Dean Emeritus and Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics in the College of Business & Behavioral Science at Clemson University and Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, is a past member of the S.C. State Board of Economic Advisers and former Executive Director of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Changes in the Global Climate (Listen to the segment)
Marty Duckenfield learns about the latest research on global climate change when she speaks with physical geography professor Kenneth Addison of St. Peter’s College at the University of Oxford in England.
The Marsh Tacky Horse (Listen to the segment)
We'll learn about the recently recognized state horse, the Marsh Tacky, from Jackie McFadden, Winthrop University librarian and board member of the Carolina Marsh Tacky Association. More information about the Heritage Breeds Festival taking place on October 27th at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.
The music of Esperanza Spalding (Listen to the segment)
Thomas Hudgins introduces us to the music and career of Grammy-award winning jazz musician Esperanza Spalding. More information about her upcoming performance at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson on October 17th.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
A Birding Excursion
We'll go on a birding excursion in the Clemson University Experimental Forest with Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Forest Wildlife Ecologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist in the Clemson University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. More information and bird calls are available online at Birds of North America and at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For additional information on birds and other wildlife, visit eBird.org and eNature.com.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
An hour of pet healthcare discussion.
An hour of pet healthcare discussion with Dr. Glenn Birrenkott of the Clemson University Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. He is joined by Anderson Vetrinarian Dr. Bobby Long from the 24-hour Magnolia Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Nathan Craddock of Tiger Town Animal Hospital and Dr. Tony Holtzclaw of Pickens Animal Hospital as they answer a selection of listener questions about their pets' medical care, nutritional needs, or preventive treatments.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Social Media Listening Center (Listen to the segment)
Eric Rodgers and Phil Yanov, founder of the GSA Technology Council and Tech after Five find out about a new high-tech facility to gain insight into the global conversations that take place using a variety of social media tools when they speak with Dr. Joe Mazer, Associate Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University and Director of the Clemson University College of Arts, Architecture and Humanities Social Media Listening Center.
A selection of recent listener questions (Listen to the segment)
We'll hear a selection of recent listener questions and answers from Phil and Eric on technology topics including the Internet, computers, new digital devices and related topics in consumer electronics.