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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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Mysteries of the Human Body

Mysteries of the Human Body

March 28, 2018

Mystries_Photo.jpgIn this episode, Jeff Frederick is joined by an interesting group of experts who study the human body from different perspectives. Dr. Bob Poage is a biologist; Dr. Porter Lillis, a medical sociologist; and Eric Freeman, an EMS expert, practitioner, and educator.

 
Originally published August 1, 2017.
 
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Leadership

Leadership

March 28, 2018

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Leadership. What is it? Why does it matter? How do you get better at it? And how is it different in the 21st century. Jeff Frederick's guests today come from a variety of different perspectives as leaders who have led different types of organizations and studied leadership from several different perspectives.

Panel: Brittany Bennett (Health Physical Education & Recreation), Dan Kenney (UNCP Chancellor's Office), Barry O'Brien (School of Business), Christie Poteet (Community & Civic Engagement), and Dr. Joe West (Political Science & Public Administration).

Originally published July 1, 2017.

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Social Work in Rural Areas

Social Work in Rural Areas

March 28, 2018

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Our topic for this episode: social workers and the challenges and opportunities of working in a rural service area. Joining Dean Frederick are Dr. Yale Kodwo-Nyameazea, Dr. Summer Gainey, and Mr. Joe Davis from the UNCP Department of Social Work, where both undergraduate and graduate students are trained

Originally published June 1, 2017.

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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

March 28, 2018

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Jeff Frederick's guest are colleagues from the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice: Dr. Mario Paparozzi, Judy Paparozzi, Dr. Renee Lamphere, and Bob McDonnell. 

Originally published May 1, 2017.

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Soil -

Soil -

March 28, 2018

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Soil is essential for maintaining life on earth. Joining Jeff Frederick, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, to discuss this topic are Drs. Kaitlin Campbell and Debbie Hanmer from the UNCP Biology Department, and Dr. Daren Nelson from our Department of Geology and Geography.

Originally published April 3, 2017.

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