MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Title IX and Dropout Prevention (Listen to the segment)
On the 40th anniversary of the Title IX legislation, Marty Duckenfield considers the impact on teen preganancy and high school dropouts when she speaks with Lara Kauffman, Senior Counsel and Director of Education Policy for At-Risk Students with the National Women's Law Center. Read the report A Pregnancy Test for Schools: The Impact of Education Laws on Pregnant and Parenting Students.
50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Listen to the segment)
We'll get a refresher on the history of the Cuban Missile Crisis on the 50th anniversary of the event from Dr. Courtney Tollison, Assistant Professor of History at Furman University and her research assistant William Shelley and we'll also find out about a South Carolina connection to the event. Learn more about Major Rudolf Anderson.
Shooter: Combat from Behind the Camera (Listen to the segment)
Roy Scott speaks with former combat photographer Stacy Pearsall, owner and director of the Charleston Center for Photography, about her experiences as a combat photographer and her new book, Shooter: Combat from Behind the Camera. Read the article featured in this month's edition of Charleston magazine.
Preventing Water Pollution (Listen to the segment)
Katie Giacalone, program coordinator for the Carolina Clear Program at the Clemson University Restoration Institute, shares some tips on how you can prevent water pollution.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
A discussion on insects, spiders and other household pests
Charlotte Holt is joined by Dr. Eric Benson, Clemson Extension Urban Entomologist in the Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, and Cam Lay, Montana State Entomologist. They answer listener questions on insects, spiders and other household pests. Additional insect information is available at the Clemson Entomology website.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Exploring aging and human factors in technology usage
Peter Kent is joined by Richard Pak, a professor in the Department of Psychology at Clemson University. The discussion will focus on aging and human factors and other issues surrounding the use of technology including computer, the Internet and smart phones in a variety of contexts. We invite listeners to call in via the toll-free number 888-539-8859 with their comments and questions.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
A live call-in discussion on gardening topics with staff members of the SC Botanical Garden
Live listener driven gardening discussion featuring South Carolina Botanical Garden interim director Patrick McMillan, Dr. Lisa Wagner, director of education, and landscape manager Kathy Bridges. Listeners may call in with gardening questions via the toll free number 888-539-8859. For additional gardening help call the Extension Home & Garden Information Center (HGIC) at 888-656-9988 from 9 am - 1 pm, Monday through Friday. View the calendar of events at the South Carolina Botanical Garden.