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Dinosaurs and Fossils

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

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

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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21st-Century Media

21st-Century Media

March 28, 2018

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In this episode, Jeff Frederick is joined by Dr. Emilia Bak, Dr. Judith Curtis, and George Harrison from the Department of Mass Communication, and Justin Smith from the UNCP Office of the Chancellor.

Originally published March 1, 2018.

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Great Books

Great Books

March 28, 2018

Great_Books.jpgJeff Frederick, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC Pembroke, discusses reading great books with faculty from the Department of English, Theatre and Foreign Languages. Joining him are Dr. Abby Mann, Dr. Melissa Schaub, Dr. Autumn Lauzon, and Dr. Charles Tita.

Originally published February 8, 2018.

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College Affordability & NC Promise

College Affordability & NC Promise

March 28, 2018

NC_Promise.jpgNC Promise will make UNCP even more affordable beginning fall 2018.  In this episode, Jeff Frederick discusses the affordability of higher education and the application process with David Ward (UNCP's Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs), Lois Williams (Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment), and Jodi Phelps (Director of University Communications and Marketing).

Originally published January 1, 2018.

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Life in the US Military

Life in the US Military

March 28, 2018

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UNCP is a military friendly university. In this episode, Jeff Frederick is joined by UNCP faculty and staff who have served in the US military: Dr. Weston Cook (History), Mike Clawson and Jasmine Coleman (Military Outreach), and Lewis Whitley (Mathematics & Computer Science)

Originally published December 1, 2017.

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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew

March 28, 2018

Hurricane_Matthew_Panel.jpgSeptember 2016 Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc along its path.  In this episode, the panelists discuss their experiences during the hurricane, the response, relief, recovery, and resiliency of southeastern North Carolina in the context of this natural disaster.  

Joining the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Jeff Frederick, are Dr. Dan Barbee and Dr. Robert Schneider from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Dennis Swanson, Dean of the Library, and Morgan Jones from the Office of Advancement.

Originally published November 1, 2017.

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The Reformation

The Reformation

March 28, 2018

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In this episode, Jeff Frederick and the panel explore the torrent of cultural changes unleashed across Europe and eventually the rest of the world. The panel includes:  Dr. Ray Sutherland (Philosophy & Religion), Dr. Charles Beem (History), Dr. Josh Busman (Music), and Dr. Richard Gay (Art).

Originally published October 1, 2017.

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Sustainability

Sustainability

March 28, 2018

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The topic for this episode is sustainability, a matter of critical importance with each passing year. Joining the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Jeff Frederick, are Jay Blauser (UNCP Director of Campus Sustainability), Nathan Phillippi (Senior Lecturer in Geography), Andy Ash (Professor of Biology) and Rachel Smith (Professor of Chemistry).

Originally published September 1, 2017.

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