Classic City Science

Sunday Afternoons @ 1PM & Monday and Tuesday Nights @ 8:50PM
  • Hosted by April Sorrow

Host April Sorrow interviews some of UGA's most prolific researchers to discuss not only the latest findings but how research initiatives here at The University of Georgia are directly impacting the state, the nation and even the world. These 6 minute segments air as part of Living on Earth, Sundays at 1PM and To The Best of Our Knowledge, Monday & Tuesday Nights at 8:50PM. Special thanks to Asst. Producer Kodiak Sauer, and to the staff  at Athens Science Observer for their assistance with online content.

Phenomenological Research

Aug 31, 2015

Many students who graduate college feel unprepared to enter the workforce. In this segment, Dr. Brian Williams, Associate Professor of Public Administration in UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs, talks about how he prepares students for life after college. He gives his students assignments in which they have to leave the classroom and experience what it means to be in the career they are training to enter.

Empathy

Aug 15, 2015

Managers need to be empathetic to their subordinates, but only if those managers are women. This gender biased work expectation was revealed in research by Dr. Malissa Clark, Assistant Professor of Organizational Psychology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. In this segment, host April Sorrow speaks to Dr. Clark about gender bias in the workforce and how women suffer a motherhood penalty for taking time off to have kids.

Workaholics

Aug 9, 2015

The American work week is getting longer while that of other industrialized countries gets shorter. In this segment, host April Sorrow speaks to Dr. Malissa Clark, Assistant professor of Organizational Psychology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, about workaholism, its similarities with other behavioral addictions, and how workaholism is actually not correlated with productivity.

Campus Policing

Aug 2, 2015

Campus policing represents unique challenges, being the only community in which the population changes drastically every four to five years. To combat this, Police have to go out of their way to develop connections with new students every year. In this episode, host April Sorrow speaks to Dr. Brian Williams, Associate Professor of Public Administration in UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs, about these unique challenges and how students can help create a safe learning community.

I-Gen

Jul 28, 2015

Millennials, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Silent Generation, Lost Generation. Who comes up with these things anyway? In this segment, host April Sorrow talks to Dr. Keith Campbell, Professor of Psychology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, about how generations are named and how their reputations come to be.

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