Mon, Jan 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Join host Wendy McVicker, with guests Becca J.R. Lachman, Albert Rouzie, and Ivars Balkits, for a poetry reading with themes that mirror the season's spirit of renewal and remembrance.

Featured poems:
Hannah Stephenson - "Study of Winter" and "A Brief Guide to Romanticism"
Mary Ellen Redmond - "The Things We Hold On To" and "On The Outer Shores, I Find Them"
Mark Strand - "The Tunnel" and "Pot Roast"
Bei Dao - "Montage"


Tue, Dec 23, 2014 5:35 pm

Looking for something a little different from the usual holiday tunes?

Join WOUB AM on Dec. 25 beginning at 3 p.m. EST for the first–ever Radio Free Athens Holiday Special.

For five hours, Radio Free Athens DJs Geoff Backstrom, Adam Pergram, Michael Gillespie, Doug "R@t" Brooks and Michael T. will present their unique takes on the sounds of season. 

No matter where you are, you can listen on-air or on the move.

Fri, Dec 19, 2014 12:50 pm

Host Dawn Jewell explores the role of new media in activism, and how technological advances have helped spread, and control, the flow of information. Dawn interviews Norm Stamper, former Seattle Chief of Police, and Wolfgang Sützl, visiting assistant professor at Ohio University and media activism expert, about the relationships between media, policing, control, and activism.

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 3:49 pm

J. Richard Hamilton, Baker and Hostetler Professor of Humanities and Professor of Theater Bill Condee joins Kelee Riesbeck to talk about the seemingly disparate yet elegantly connected topics of Appalachian opera houses, race in 19th Century Ohio and shadow puppetry performance in Southeast Asia.

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 3:51 pm

Dr. Jay Shubrook, DO '96, reflects on his years as a student, physician, professor, researcher and editor at Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine as he heads to Touro University's College of Osteopathic Medicine in California. Shubrook also opens up about his years caring for patients in Appalachia who suffer from diabetes and about his research into a novel method of treating patients newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.