Connections with Evan Dawson: Featured Audio
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Evan Dawson talks about what matters in Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes on Connections, Every weekday.
||Connections: Innovation Friday - Staying Safe on the Web||Jennifer Henley, the director of security operations at Facebook, recently gave a keynote address at RIT. As head of security for a site that has nearly...||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Innovation Friday - Autism and Jobs||We’re talking about neurodiversity in the workplace. Between 60 and 70 percent of people living with autism in America are unemployed. We’ll touch base...||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: The Difference Between Personal and Systemic Rascism||Henrietta supervisor Jack Moore insists he's not a racist, and he's not resigning. His comments, captured on video and reported by 13WHAM News, include...||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: The Challenges of Living Longer||In 2015, 20 percent of New York State residents are age 60 or older for the first time in history. The baby boomers are living longer than previous...||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Plans For Developing the Port of Rochester||We take a fresh look at the plans for developing the Port of Rochester. Rochester city leaders say plans are moving forward, and ground could be broken...||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Climate Change||NASA says the last remaining section of a huge Antarctic ice shelf will be gone by 2020 -- faster than scientists initially expected. The shelf is known...||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What You Didn't Know About Arlington Nat'l Cemetery||We'll hear the previously untold story of the founding of Arlington National Cemetery. Author Carlo DeVito tells the tale in his new book, Mrs. Lee's...||5/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What Does The Trans-Pacific Partnership Mean For Us?||Let's talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Does it have regional interest for Western New Yorkers? Absolutely. Labor generally opposes it;...||5/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Getting Your Kids Outside||A gorgeous spring is melting into summer, but are kids taking advantage of nature? The Sanctuary at Crowfield Farm is sponsoring a series of events...||5/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What Does "Walkability" Mean?||What does "walkability" truly mean? There was a rather crackling debate in various circles over the weekend after the Democrat & Chronicle covered...||5/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Healthy Friday - Second Opinion LIVE! Myth or Medicine?||We all grew up with our parents or grandparents giving us sage advice to keep us healthy… "Reading in dim light will ruin your eyesight.” “Don’t go in...||5/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Healthy Friday - Diabetes||In this hour, we’re talking about a condition that affects nearly 10 percent of the population, and by 2050 as many as one in three American adults will...||5/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Rochester Teen Book Festival||Jennifer Niven's book "All the Bright Places" has become a very hot piece of young-adult literature. It focuses on depression and suicide. The book is...||5/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What's the Impact of the Tax Cap?||The tax cap has been heavily debated; school district leaders have said the property tax cap has unfairly constricted their programs and staffing, while...||5/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: TedxFlourCity is Coming Up Soon||TEDxFlourCity is coming up in a couple of weeks, and we'll preview their 2015 theme, "Branch Out." We'll also talk to past speakers. It's always a good...||5/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
It'll make you smarter
Evan has a wonderful way of moderating and adding to the discussions on his show. He is always prepared and respectful. It's a must-listen for any citizen of the Finger Lakes region.
Permanent Deacon in RC Church
I speak as someone whom Evan interviewed—he was a an excellent host: informed, thoughtful, clear in forming questions, imaginative. I was honored to be invited to be on the show with him.