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Great American

Chef Matt Rapposelli shares insights on food and culture in time for WOUB-TV’s ‘Great American Broadcast’ June 24

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On a physiological level, food just needs to be convertible into energy. However, on a social, cultural, emotional, and maybe even spiritual level, food is always a lot more complex than just its job description. Friday, June 24 at 9 p.m. ET WOUB-TV debuts the first episode of “The Great American Recipe,” a cooking competition… Read More

Merry Wives

Dr. Samuel Crowl discusses the evergreen brilliance of Shakespeare in light of PBS’ ‘Great Performances: Merry Wives’

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WOUB Digital · Dr. Samuel Crowl on the continuing brilliance of Shakespeare’s work To some, Shakespeare’s plays are just that, plays – works of dramatic theatre intended for an audience. To others, Shakespeare’s many works are some of the finest examples of poetry in the English language. Perhaps what unites these two camps is a… Read More

‘Real Rail Adventures’ host Jeff Wilson details adventures behind ‘Swiss International Hubs,’ traveling sustainably, and keeping his home base in Athens

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WOUB Digital · Speaking with Real Rail Adventures’ Jeff Wilson While watching travel programs on WOUB-TV, it’s easy to think folks like Jeff Wilson, host of Small World Productions and KCTS/Seattle‘s Telly-Award winning and Emmy nominated travel series “Real Rail Adventures,” must live somewhere exotic, since that’s the kind of place he takes us to… Read More

Ohio dance

‘Ohio: A State of Dance’ profiles pioneers of dance in the buckeye state

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WOUB Digital · ‘Ohio: A State of Dance’ profiles pioneers of dance in the buckeye state Since 2016, OhioDance has been documenting and contextualizing the rich history and contemporary presence of dance throughout the state with their Virtual Dance Collection. The Virtual Dance Collection is an interactive, online museum of sorts – featuring profiles of… Read More

Animals with cameras

Ohio University’s Cassidy Brauner Jarrahi speaks on the power of photography in time for WOUB-TV Jan. 19 premiere of PBS’ ‘Animals with Cameras: a Nature Miniseries’

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WOUB Digital · Ohio University’s Cassidy Brauner Jarrahi speaks on the power of photography In 2022, it’s easy to take for granted the power of a photograph. After all, just about everyone always has easy access to the equivalent of an advanced camera in the form of their smartphone. It’s equally easy to forget that… Read More

OU’s Brent Frederick gives perspective on the state of Broadway theater in the age of omicron

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WOUB Digital · OU’s Brent Frederick gives perspective on the state of Broadway in the age of Omnicron Broadway theater has been an integral part of America’s artistic, cultural, and commercial identity for well over a century. However, the last two years have proved especially difficult for the historic New York City theatrical district. On… Read More

Frazier

West Virginia native Maestro Luke Frazier shares the impact country music had on him in time for new Country and American Roots episodes of ‘One Voice: The Songs We Share’ premiering Oct. 29

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WOUB Digital · Maestro Luke Frazier on new ‘One Voice’ episodes premiering Oct. 29 Founded by Maestro Luke Frazier in 2015, the American Pops Orchestra is dedicated to bringing the highest quality art to the most diverse and broad audiences. On Friday, October 29, WOUB-TV will broadcast new episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” featuring… Read More

Frazier

Luke Frazier

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Founded by Maestro Luke Frazier in 2015, the American Pops Orchestra is dedicated to bringing the highest quality art to the most diverse and broad audiences. On Friday, October 29, WOUB-TV will broadcast new episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” featuring Frazier and the American Pops Orchestra, kicking off with an episode celebrating… Read More

American Veteran

The director of Ohio University’s Veterans and Military Student Services Center shares insights about student veteran experience with WOUB Culture

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Anyone who attends college will undergo an accompanying transitionary period in their life. Regardless of whether they are an 18-year-old fresh from high school or if they are one of the 700 currently enrolled students on Ohio University’s campuses who are also active-duty military personnel or veterans, shifting to an academic atmosphere that you’re not… Read More

Atul Gawande and Kelly Corrigan

Hear Kelly Corrigan’s Advice On Using Curiosity To Foster Connection

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WOUB Digital · Hear Kelly Corrigan’s Advice On Using Curiosity To Foster Connection Kelly Corrigan is a New York Times best-selling writer and the host of PBS’ Tell Me More With Kelly Corrigan, a program featuring Corrigan’s intimate conversations with some of the most innovative thinkers and creators of our times. Starting Sunday, October 17,… Read More

WOUB’s ‘Our Ohio’ Provides Snapshot Into Lives Of Young Appalachians

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WOUB Digital · WOUB’s ‘Our Ohio’ Provides Snapshot Into Lives Of Young Appalachians Cameras are a profound tool for authentic self-expression. In taking a photo or recording a moment of time, we’re not only capturing images – we are also distilling our vantage point for others, often in the hope that we’ve communicated something about… Read More

Rumuors

The Cultural Significance of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ 43 Years Later

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WOUB Digital · The Cultural Significance of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ 43 Years Later In November of 1976 a bedraggled Fleetwood Mac completed the famously difficult recording of Rumours. Although the personal lives of the band members were in shambles, devastated by infidelity and drug use, the once underground group was on the precipice of something… Read More

WOUB Digital

Ohio University Graduate Chuck Stewart Honored by SFJAZZ DRAFT

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Earlier this summer, SFJAZZ, the organization that has produced the San Francisco Jazz Festival for almost 40 years, unveiled a public installation made up of 31 large scale black and white photographs taken by Ohio University graduate Chuck Stewart in the windows of the vacant San Francisco Unified School District building in San Francisco’s Hayes… Read More

Mr. Tornado

Discussing Extreme Weather With Dr. Jana Houser In Time For ‘Mr. Tornado’

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WOUB Digital · Discussing Extreme Weather with Dr. Jana Houser In Time For ‘Mr. Tornado’ Ohio University’s Dr. Jana Houser has been fascinated with the weather since childhood. “For me, it really started when my second grade teacher presented a science unit about the weather and I was really captivated by it,” said Houser, whose… Read More

Mysteries of Mental Illness

Dr. Nicholas Allan On the History, Intention, and Future of Mental Health

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Every facet of our understanding of mental health has radically changed over the course of our history. The ways in which people have classified, understood, and, perhaps especially, attempted to treat mental illness varies greatly throughout time. From horror stories of overcrowded psychiatric hospitals prior to the widespread use of the antipsychotic Thorazine to the… Read More