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Week of November 19, 2012

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Local Impacts of the Affordable Care Act (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, finds out about the local impact of the Affordable Care Act when he speaks with Chief Operating Officer Hunter Kome and Vice President for Quality Control Reba Cartee both from Oconee Medical Center.

Bridging the Gap Between Anatomy and the Literary World (Listen to the segment)
Clemson University Creative Writing Professor Jillian Weiserecipient of the 2012 Isabella Gardner Poetry Award, talks with her colleague Dr. Erin Goss, assistant professor in the Department of English at Clemson University, about her book - Revealing Bodies: Anatomy, Allegory and the Grounds of Knowledge in Long Eighteenth Century.

Duckenfield Scholars (Listen to the segment)
Marty Duckenfield talks with Oxford professor Dr. Ken Addison of St. Peter’s College and with Clemson University undergraduates Meredith O'Toole and Dorothy Behre of the Calhoun Honors College who attended a summer study program at Oxford University as the 2012 Duckenfield Scholars.

Hockey at Clemson University (Listen to the segment)
Will Hall finds out about the history and current activities of the Clemson Club Ice Hockey Team when he speaks with Coach Jym Livsey.  Listen to Will's conversation with Buff Grubb, coach of the Clemson Men's Lacrosse Team.

Home Sweet Home (Listen to the segment)
Clemson University music historian
Dr. Mark Hosler shares the story behind the sentimental Civil War-era song, Home Sweet Home.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 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, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
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Biotechnology and Innovations in Healthcare

Peter Kent is joined by Dr. Tony Guiseppie-Elie, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Center for Bioelectrics, Biosensors and Biochips at Clemson University, and graduate student Christian Kotannin.  The discussion will focus on innovations in healthcare through bioengineering, biochip implants and how researchers are utilizing new technologies for continous monitoring, physiological montioring and would healing.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2012
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African-American foodways and African culinary influences

Peter Kent and Sandy Woodward co-host a discussion focusing on African-American foodways, the Gullah food culture and other African culinary influences that enrich our cuisine as Peter and Sandy are joined by Lowcountry writer Ervena Faulkner.   Find out about the 2013 Gullah Celebration taking place in Beaufort in May. More information about other Gullah heritage events taking place in 2013.