WICR Radio

Your Hosts …

Mark Kesling

Jill Ditmire

Ever wonder where the openning music for a show comes from? In our case we contracted with local composer Becky Archibald to create a wonderful opening piece of music that captures who we are. Have a listen to the full composition.

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Spooky Science (Repeat)

Spooky Science (Repeat)

Aired Saturday, October 31, 2020Spooky ScienceShow #86 Talking about zombies, theatrical performance, and all things odd and weird.  Guests William Sullivan, Scientist/Author Bennet Ayres, Actor/PlaywrightUpcoming Teaching Science and Art During the...

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Women in STEM (Live)

Women in STEM (Live)

Aired Saturday, October 24, 2020Women in STEMShow #106 Talking about the challenges and successes of women who choose a STEM field and about a project that Jheel Patel has started to record short video podcasts of local women in STEMGuests Jheel Patel, PhD candidate...

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The Art and Science of Food (Live)

The Art and Science of Food (Live)

Aired Saturday, October 17, 2020The Art and Science of FoodShow #105 Talking about bugs, food, art, and science.Guests Chef Joseph owner and Founder of Brooklyn Bugs Dr. Andrea Liceaga, Associate Professor of Food Science at Purdue University Upcoming Women in...

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Precision Medicine and Breast Cancer (Live)

Precision Medicine and Breast Cancer (Live)

Aired Saturday, October 10, 2020Precision Medicine and Breast CancerShow #104 Talking about Indiana University’s Precision Health Initiative Grand Challenge and breast cancer research.Guests Dr. Milan Radovich, Associate Professor of Surgery, Indiana University School...

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Communicating Science Through the Arts (Live)

Communicating Science Through the Arts (Live)

Aired Saturday, October 3, 2020Communicating Science Through the ArtsShow #103 Talking about the ways in which theater improvisation can be used to communicate science more effectively with the public.Guests Krista Hoffmann-Longtin, Science Communicator Jim Ansaldo,...

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Volunteerism During a Pandemic (Live)

Volunteerism During a Pandemic (Live)

Aired Saturday, September 26, 2020Volunteerism During a Pandemic: Why Volunteerism in the Arts and Sciences is So Critical During a TIme of CrisisShow #102 Talking about the number of ways volunteerism helps connect us with people, art, science, and animals....

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Art and Science of Creativity and Community (Live)

Art and Science of Creativity and Community (Live)

Aired Saturday, September 19, 2020Art and Science of Creativity and CommunityShow #101 Talking about how to build a relationship using the arts, mentors, and programs that are sustaining for people of color.  Guests Tatjana Rebelle, Writer, Organizer, activist,...

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Hands-On Exhibits in Museums During a Pandemic (Live)

Hands-On Exhibits in Museums During a Pandemic (Live)

Aired Saturday, September 12, 2020Hands-On Exhibits in Museums During a PandemicShow #100 Talking about the ways exhibit technology has to change during a pandemic.  Guests Cathryn Ferree, Indiana State Museum Charles Venable, Newfields Upcoming Art and Science...

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The Art and Science of Reporting the News (Live)

The Art and Science of Reporting the News (Live)

Aired Saturday, September 5, 2020The Art and Science of Reporting the NewsShow #99 Talking about the challenges and successes of investigative reporting in the current era of social media.  Guests Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star Reporter Emily Hopkins,...

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