WSKG Radio

Sun, 03/18/2012 - 11:30am

Award winning artist Minna Resnick isTish Perlman's guest . She was born in New York City and has lived on both the East Coast, West Coast, in the Rocky Mountains, and abroad. She settled in Ithaca, New York in 1987.

Community Conversation
Tue, 03/27/2012 - 7:00pm

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for kids, skipping breakfast can lead to poor cognitive and physical development, increased obesity rates, and poorer performance in school. Join Crystal Sarakas for a discussion on the importance of breakfast, LIVE Tuesday, March 27th at 7 p.m.

Off the Page
Tue, 03/20/2012 - 1:00pm

For his debut novel, Eric Griffith of Ithaca blends science fiction, fantasy and romance in Beta Test, "an unusually lighthearted apocalyptic tale."  He visits Off the Page on Tuesday, March 20th. Also, hear info about NPR's "Three-Minute Fiction" contest. Join in the conversation during the live broadcast at 1pm or hear the recorded program at 7pm.

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American RadioWorks
Thu, 03/29/2012 - 1:00pm

The most popular college major in America these days is business. Students think it doesn't pay to study philosophy or history. Listen for "Who Needs an English Major? The Future of Liberal Arts Education" – a new documentary from American RadioWorks - on WSKG Radio Thursday March 29th at 1pm and at 7pm.

American RadioWorks
Thu, 03/15/2012 - 1:00pm

Thirty-seven million Americans are college dropouts -- that's nearly a quarter of all adults. Why do so many people start college but never finish, and what will it take to get them back? Listen for "Some College, No Degree: Why So Many Americans Drop Out of College, and What to Do About It" - a new documentary from American RadioWorks - on WSKG radio Thursday March 15th at 1pm and at 7pm.

American RadioWorks
Thu, 03/22/2012 - 1:00pm

Are today's college students learning what they need to know for the 21st century? Many experts say no, and one way to fix the problem is to change the way college professors teach. Listen for "Don't Lecture Me: Rethinking the Way College Students Learn"– a new documentary from American RadioWorks - on WSKG Radio Thursday March 22nd at 1pm and 7pm.

Community Conversation
Tue, 03/13/2012 - 7:00pm

It's been six months since the devastating flooding of 2011. On this Community Conversation, host Crystal Sarakas will take a look at the recovery efforts in our communities and talk about the effect flooding has had on our mental health.

WSKG Radio Special
Thu, 03/01/2012 - 1:00pm
Thu, 03/01/2012 - 7:00pm
Thu, 03/08/2012 - 1:00pm
Thu, 03/08/2012 - 7:00pm

For Women’s History Month, WSKG presents two hour-long specials hosted by Emmy Award-winning writer and actress, Tina Fey. Stories of coming of age, rituals and rites of passage, secret identities—of women who crossed a line, broke a trail, changed the tide. The Hidden World of Girls is produced by the Peabody Award-winning Kitchen Sisters, in collaboration with NPR and independent producers from around the world.

Hear Hour 1 on March 1st at 1:00pm and 7:00pm, and hear Hour 2 on March 8th at 1:00pm and 7:00pm.

Off the Page
Tue, 03/06/2012 - 1:00pm

On both an individual, national and international level, debt has become a major concern.  A new book by Dr. Louis Hyman of Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations covers the history of credit and how it almost bankrupted the nation in his new book “Borrow: The American Way of Debt”.  Professor Hyman visits Off the Page on Tuesday, March 6th.

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Off the Page
Tue, 02/21/2012 - 1:00pm
Tue, 02/21/2012 - 7:00pm

Binghamton University professor emeritus of chemistry Michael Starzak and his wife Anndrea first visited the USSR and Poland in 1972. Twenty years later and after the fall of Communism, they returned to Poland so Dr. Starzak could teach for a year at the University of Wroclaw. He's written about their adventures in Total Immersion: The Polish Experience, observing change and the unchanged in Eastern Europe.  The Starzaks visit Off the page on February 21st to recall their life as "innocents abroad" in Poland and also as described in Michael's companion volume about a year in France. read more

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