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University Showcase

Friday 8:00am-8:30am

Interviews with students, teachers and researchers doing interesting work at the University of New Mexico.

Our guest will be Lisa Cacari Stone , Assistant Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy and an Associate Professor in the College of Population Health at the UNM Health Sciences Center. Stone was the lead researcher on a new study examining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on health equity in New Mexico. The study was released by the Con Alma Health Foundation , which convened health leaders and advocates to discuss the ACA. The future of the health reform...

University Showcase Fri 09/16 8a: Our guests will be Professor Gordon Rahn, director of the New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project at the University of New Mexico School of Law, as well as Anthony Ray Hinton, who was exonerated in 2015 after 30 years on Alabama's death row, and Jennifer Thompson, whose testimony helped convict Ronald Cotton of rape. He was later exonerated via DNA evidence.

Fri. 01/06 8a: Our guest will be Professor Richard E. Peck, a former pilot, former English teacher, former university administrator, president of three different universities including the University of New Mexico, a public speaker and author who has a deep-seated desire to be a stand-up comedian. Dr. Peck has written numerous novels, award winning plays as well as short stories and poetry.

Fri. 12/2 8a: Our guest is Dr Gerald Vizenor, Distinguished Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of more than twenty five books on native histories, critical studies, literature, and poetry including The People Named the Chippewa.

Fri. 11/4 at 8am: Opera is a unique art form. Music, voice, language, drama all converge on the stage. UNM Department of Music Associate Professor Leslie Umphrey, Lecturer Sam Shepperson and several students share their thoughts on Opera.

Fri. 8/5 at 8am: Our guests are Dr Robert Glew Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology and Research Associate Professor Dorothy VanderJagt Nutritionist, both are from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the UNM Medical School. Drs Glew and VanderJagt developed a Scholars Program that introduced students from the University of New Mexico with health issues in Nigeria. Their research was done in collaboration with young physicians and faculty, at the University of Jos....

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Fri. 7/1 at 8am: Host Jane Bloom and Dr. Russell Goodman enjoy a conversation about philosophy, philosophers and one of the key interests of our guest, pragmatism. You will get out your old notebooks and review what you thought you remembered from Philosophy 101. Host Jane Blume and Dr. Goodman proposed to name this program Love of Wisdom - the Greek meaning of the word philosophy. Dr Goodman reviews the origins of philosophy along with some of the contributions of early and current...

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Fri. 6/3 at 8am: Our guests will be Dr, Christopher Mead, Regents Professor of Architecture and professor of Art History, School of Architecture and Planning at UNM and architect Antoine Predock, a former student at UNM, and currently, world-renowned Architect living here in Albuquerque. In Roadcut, published by the University of New Mexico Press, Dr. Mead reviews 10 seminal architectural projects of Antoine Predock. The unique approaches to architecture by Predock in local examples include...

Fri. 5/6 at 8am: Our guests will be Associate Professor Linney Wix , Educational Specialties Department (Art Education Program) in the College of Education and Lecturer Emeritus V B Price, University Honors Program and School of Architecture and Planning. Linney Wixs book Through A Narrow Window, reviews a teacher, Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, who taught art to many children of Terez?n, Czech Republic before she was killed at Auschwitz. While she has been valorized for her heroic efforts as a...

Fri. 4/1 at 8am: Our guest will be Dr. Monica Cyrino, Professor of Classics in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature. Dr. Cyrino specializes in Ancient Greek Poetry, Greek Mythology, Classical Receptions, Classics and Cinema/Popular Culture. Dr. Cyrino has been recognized as one of the most popular teachers of any subject on campus. One of her courses in Classics has 800 students. She is the author of a widely used textbook, A Journey Through Greek Mythology (2008) as well as...

Fri. 3/4 at 8am: Our guests are from the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, at UNM. Dr. Dr. Robert C. Schenck, Jr., MD and Chairman, Deana Mercer, MD, Hand Surgeon, Jan Gilmore, MD - Current Resident, discuss their interests in working with all of the patients needing orthopaedic treatment across New Mexico. Emphasis is placed on working as a team, continuing research to improve treatment and outreach. They are honored to work on behalf of the people of New...

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Fri. 2/4: Our guests are Associate Professor David Schepps and several cello students from the Department of Music at the University of New Mexico who will be playing Aria di Chiesa, and Bittersweet by Apocalyptica - a heavy metal Finnish band of classically trained musicians. Before Professor Schepps plays a Prelude to Suite No. 1 by J S Bach, he explains to Jane Blume why he believes that the cello is an instrument of the future. He also talks about the passion he and his students have for...

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Fri. 1/7: This month we present a program on Share Governance at UNM by Richard Wood, President of the Faculty Senate. These trying years have provided the University with a tremendous opportunity to evaluate the role and purposes of a flag ship university in New Mexico. Note: The previously scheduled program on The Cello and what it means to teach classical music with David Schepps and students UNM Department of Music will be broadcast on February 4, 2011 at 8:00am on KUNM.

Fri. 12/3: Our guests are Dr. David P. Sklar, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Dr. James Fleming, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine. Both guests are with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and both have written recent books. Dr. Sklars book, La Cl?nica: A Doctors Journey across Borders is an autobiographic account of his introduction to medicine, essentially without medical training, to work in a small village clinic in Mexico. Dr. Flemings book is a novel,...

11/05: Our guest will be Professor Emeritus Alan Reed currently CEO of Veregister Corporation. Dr Reed served in many capacities at the University of New Mexico including as a faculty member in the School of Public Administration, Director of University of New Mexico North and as a Senior Associate NM Engineering Research Institute. Veregister Corporation provides expertise and data management systems developed through nearly a decade of intensive involvement in global transition related to...

Fri. 11/5 - Join host Jane Blume and Professor Emeritus Alan Reed, for a discussion about greenhouse gasses, carbon management, and cap & trade from a business point of view. Dr. Reed, currently CEO of Veregister Corporation, served in many capacities at the University of New Mexico including as a faculty member in the School of Public Administration, Director of University of New Mexico North and as a Senior Associate NM Engineering Research Institute. Veregister Corporation provides...

Assistant Professor Michael Rocca will explain to Jane Blume why the public expresses low opinions of congress even though nearly 80% will be reelected. They discuss what drives congressional behavior, and should our legislators be trustees or delegates? Since the party in office often looses seats during midterm elections will Republicans win back the majority in both houses or one or none? All of these and many more topics will be discussed. Hosted by Jane Blume.
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Dr. Carlotta Wang discusses her attempts to cope with the changes in medicine in her autobiographic book The Kitchen Shrink. Our guest is Dora Calott Wang M. D., Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Brief Therapy Training Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, UNM. Dr. Wang discusses her attempts to cope with the changes in medicine in her autobiographic book The Kitchen Shrink. Idealism led her to study psychiatry but todays reality means that she does little...

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Fri. 5/7: The current exhibition at UNM Art Museum entitled Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens, is a groundbreaking show that reveals photographys complex engagement with African art. Our guests on University Showcase are Independent Producer Megan Kamerick, Curator Wendy Grossman, and Luanne McKinnon, Director of the UNM Art Museum. Man Ray was an American artist, who worked most of his life in Paris and helped foster the early modernist taste for African art. The show includes 60...

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Sun. 3/28: To end Black History Month, well be interviewing Professor Alfred Matthewson about the African American experience in New Mexico. Well also be featuring a montage of audio from the Martin Luther King Jr. march. And of course there will be our always awesome music. Dont miss out on a great show!

Fri. 4/2: Our guest will be Professor Bradley Ellingboe, Director of Choral Activities, Department of Music, UNM. Brad and Jane will review some of the history, changes and variety of choral music sung at UNM over the past century. The centennial refers to the 100th anniversary of University Chorus which is a unique mixture of students, faculty, retired faculty and community singers who love to sing and who have an interest in choral music at UNM. Included will be examples of recently...

Fri. 3/5: Dr. Umland has been working to improve student learning and achievement in mathematics in the state of New Mexico. Our guest will be Dr. Kristin Umland, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics UNM. Dr. Umland has been working with teachers, school administrators, and faculty at Institutions of Higher Education through the support of a Math and Science Partnership grant funded by the New Mexico State Public Education Department. This partnership, called La Meta,...