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: Bicycling as a Vehicle for Economic Development||Bicycling as a vehicle for new economic development. How can it work? We'll learn the story of Wenzday Jane, who heads an urban movement to replace...||4/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Implementing the Affordable Care Act||The League of Women Voters is hosting a public forum on the Affordable Care Act Monday night, but first, the panelists join us in studio to talk about...||4/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Innovation Friday - Crumbling Infrastructure Across NYS||Yes, the state’s roads and bridges are in a mess, and at the moment we can’t afford to replace them. The Cuomo administration has yet to explain the...||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Innovation Friday - Reflecting on Operation Babylift 40 Years On||We take a slight departure from the usual Innovation Friday topics to acknowledge a major anniversary related to America’s involvement in the war in...||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: The Etiquette of Tipping||Hillary Clinton didn't tip at Chipotle. So what? It's an international scandal now? We're going to have a discussion about what this says about the...||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Journalist Mahir Zeynalov||Deported Turkish journalist Mahir Zeynalov joins me in studio. He was deported from his home country after a tweet. Zeynalov is one of a group of...||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: How Do You Write a Hit Song?||Kara DioGuardi knows something about writing a hit song. She's a songwriter who has worked with Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Christina Aguilera,...||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Is START-UP NY in Trouble?||Is the governor's START-UP NY program in trouble? Critics on both sides say it looks like a flop, but the governor says that's being unfairly hasty....||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Imagine RIT 2015||We preview Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival. 2015 marks the eighth year for Imagine, with an annual draw of around 30,000 visitors. In...||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: State Testing Standoff...What's Next?||What's next in the state testing standoff? Opt-out numbers have soared; in some school districts, more students (grades 3 through 8) were opted out of...||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: "White Advantage" With David Roediger||David Roediger is considered one of the leading voices in the public discussion of white privilege or, as he prefers to call it, "white advantage."...||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Climate Change With James Hansen||James Hansen in our guest, and he's considered one of the most significant voices in the call for action on climate change. In fact, Hansen's testimony...||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Healthy Friday - Research Funding; Peer-based Mental Health Services||State medical schools use a variety of funding sources for research, but officials are not getting as much money as they’d like in the state budget....||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Healthy Friday - Public Health Week||We take a trip to the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions for their recognition of National Public Health Week. The...||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What is an Ecovillage||What is an ecovillage? It’s a small-scale community that aims to have minimal ecological impact. Ithaca has its own ecovillage, founded in 1991 by Liz...||4/16/2015||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.