The Science of Dieting

December 1, 2018

Why do some diets work for a time and then not so much? Why are chocolate chip cookies so addictive? Dean Frederick is joined by Dr. Jeffrey Kushner (Biology) and Misty Stone (Nursing) to discuss the science of dieting.

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Human-Animal Interactions and Connections

November 12, 2018

Many people are crazy about animals. In this episode, Dean Jeff Frederick and faculty from the Department of Psychology discuss human-animal connections.  His guests are Dr. Kelly Charlton and Dr. Rachel Morrison. 

As mentioned in the podcast, here's Jaak Panksepp describing his early studies with tickling rats. For more on a dog MRI see this clip from BBC Earth.

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Entrepreneurship

November 7, 2018

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Dean Jeff Frederick discusses the process of starting a small business with Thomas Hall, Executive Director of the Thomas Entrepreneurship Hubb at UNC Pembroke.

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The Year 1968

October 31, 2018

The year 1968 was a pivotal one in US history. The wide ranging and far reaching events of that year are discussed by Dean Jeff Frederick and his colleagues from the Department of History: Dr. David Walton, Assistant Professor, and Dr. Scott Billingsley, Professor and Associate Provost. 

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International Travel

August 30, 2018

Travel Panel

Traveling abroad is a great way to learn about the world and ourselves, and in 2017 eighty million Americans travelled internationally. In this episode Jeff Frederick is joined by Jack Spillan (College of Business), Joanna Hersey (Music), Kevin Freeman (Political Science & Public Administration), and Cecilia Lara (English, Theatre & Foreign Languages). They talk about the value of travel and may perhaps inspire you to book a trip. 

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The Battle of Hayes Pond

July 24, 2018

A history class at UNC Pembroke worked to erect a North Carolina highway historical marker recognizing the 1958 ousting of the Ku Klux Klan by members of the Lumbee community. In this episode Jeff Frederick is joined by Dr. Jaime Martinez, Chris Hunt, Katie Sonnen, and Nancy Fields, Director of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian, who discuss the cultural background leading to the historic event and creation of the marker.

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NC Highway Historical Marker Program official marker page

An article about the dedication with photos of the marker.

 

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Suicide Prevention & Awareness

June 21, 2018

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The topic for this episode is Suicide Prevention & Awareness. Jeff Frederick is joined by LynnDee Horne (Director) and Charla Suggs (Assistant Director) of UNCP Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). 

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RESOURCES:

https://www.crisistextline.org

Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to connect with a trained counselor

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free, confidential suicide prevention and intervention services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).

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Dinosaurs and Fossils

May 23, 2018

Dinosaurs.jpgDr. Martin Farley (Geology and Geography) and Dr. John Roe (Biology) join Dean Frederick to discuss the age of dinosaurs. What was the world like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth?

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The Holocaust

April 20, 2018

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In this episode, Dean Frederick is joined by Dr. Bruce Dehart, Professor and Chair of the UNCP History Department. They discuss the ideological underpinnings and legacy of the “Final Solution”, the Holocaust.

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Information Literacy and the Library of Tomorrow

March 28, 2018

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Jeff Frederick is joined by colleagues from the Mary Livermore Library to discuss information literacy and the future of libraries. With him are David Young (Catalog Librarian), Dr. Dennis Swanson (Dean of Library Services), Roger Cross (Collection Development and Serials Librarian), and Robert Arndt (Reference and Instructional Services Librarian).

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