Connections with Evan Dawson
By WXXI Public Broadcasting
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||Connections: Why Should We Care About Black Holes?||Stephen Hawking says he has solved the information paradox regarding black holes. Wait, what? He figured out black holes? Hawking has yet to release a...||9/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Curbing Obesity With a New Program||It's one thing for American kids to be overweight; it's another for parents to confront that fact. It can be very difficult for parents to admit their...||9/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What's the State of Labor in 2015?||With Labor Day approaching, and an election year approaching, we sit down with local labor leaders to discuss the issues most pressing to them. What is...||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: 8th Annual Sankofa Festival||We preview the eighth annual Sankofa Evening of Theatre & Jazz. Fresh off conversations about the impact of controversial imagery in rap music,...||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Misogyny in Hip-hop Culture||Tupac Shakur urged women to "keep ya head up" when fathers didn't do their part in raising children in poverty. He also recorded songs with misogynystic...||9/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What Can We Do With $500 million?||What would you do with $500 million? The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council is competing for that state money, a taxpayer-infused boost...||9/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: The Frat Culture||Did you see the Old Dominion University frat banners that became international news? On freshman move-in day, Sigma Nu hung banners that read, "Rowdy...||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: The Legacy and Criticism of N.W.A.||We explore the legacy of the group N.W.A., which is back in focus with the hit movie Straight Outta Compton. Dr. Dre in particular has been criticized...||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: How To Increase Voter Turnout Among People With Disabilities||The elections are upon us and while Boards of Elections are installing technology in polling places to enable people with disabilities to vote, the...||8/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Getting More Women Into STEM Jobs||In this hour of Innovation Friday, how successful has been the White House's push to get more women and girls into STEM jobs? Less than two percent of...||8/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Work-Life Culture||Let's talk about work culture. About work-life balance. About pushing employees without breaking them. Those subjects have been on the minds of many...||8/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Have We Lost Integrity?||We're focusing on integrity and values-based leadership, which might sound nebulous at first glance. But a team of local business and retired military...||8/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What is Next For Teen Empowerment?||Some of the victims from last week's mass shooting on Genesee Street in Rochester had ties to Teen Empowerment, an organization that uses creative...||8/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Take Down the Panel at the Carousel?||A group protesting a controversial panel on the Dentzel carousel at Ontario Beach Park says they won't stop until the panel is taken down. Our...||8/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What Are Those? Chickens?||Are those chickens in your neighbor's backyard? Are they allowed to do that? The answer is, probably, sure they are. And that surprises some Rochester...||8/25/2015||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.