Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:00pm
Thu, 11/08/2012 - 7:00pm
Parker Knight via flickr.com
More people are going to college than ever before, but a lot of them aren't finishing. The problem is especially profound among low-income students. Only nine percent complete a bachelor's degree by age 24. Why are so many students quitting, and what leads a few to beat the odds and make it through? In this documentary, American RadioWorks correspondent Emily Hanford introduces us to young people trying to break into the middle class, teachers trying to increase their chances, and researchers investigating the nature of persistence.
Part one of a three part series being broadcast on Thursdays in November, not on Thanksgiving.
Hear the program and again and read more here.
Mon, 11/19/2012 - 9:00pm
Music Director José-Luis Novo leads the Philharmonic in a performance of Verdi’s Requiem. The performance will feature soprano Janice Chandler Eteme, mezzo-soprano Stacey Rishoi, tenor Marco Panuccio and bass Gustav Andreassen along with the Binghamton University Chorus.
Off the Page
Tue, 11/13/2012 - 1:00pm
Tue, 11/13/2012 - 7:00pm
The Nanticoke Valley north of Binghamton was an important agricultural region for most of the 20th century, and day-to-day farm labor completed there was done primarily by women. The rise and decline of “family farms” and the importance of women’s work is traced in an exhaustive new book, Putting the Barn Before the House. Prize-winning historian Grey Osterud shares her findings with host Bill Jaker.
Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:00pm
The Birkes via flickr.com
NPR News: Continuing Coverage of Hurricane Sandy and its Impact
The continuing coverage of the storm and its impact moves forward on several fronts, across desks and across platforms. NPR have a lot of reporters in the field and in New York and Washington and around the country and they'll continue to work with their member stations. A major thread being pursued today is the effect on public transportation, as it looks like major rail and subway systems may be out for several days or more
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 8:00pm
Sunday Baroque blends engaging music with a down-to-earth approach - the perfect complement for a laid back Sunday with an appealing mix of familiar favorites and hidden gems played by superstars as well as exciting newcomers, with succinct commentary.
Host Suzanne Bona is a veteran program director and music broadcaster who understands listeners' craving for a fresh and compelling music program.
3 hours of music from 8-11pm every Sunday night.
A Prairie Home Companion
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 6:00pm
THIS WEEKEND ON APHC – October 27th, 2012 –
We Raise Our Song Anew
This week, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor from the Elliott Hall of Music at Purdue University. With special guests, tough-as-nails stringband Old Crow Medicine Show, and the University's ambassadors of song, the Purdue Varsity Glee Club. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and sound effects man Mr. Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 1:00pm
Stephen Smith via American RadioWorks
Technology is changing the way many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, 21st-century students will be taught in fundamentally new ways. ARW's Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and decrease the cost of college without sacrificing learning