Kodiak Sauer

Social Side of Self Control

Jan 10, 2020

We should all be better friends, but what does that really mean? For Dr. Michelle vanDellen, Associate Professor in UGA's Department of Psychology, that means setting a good example of self control with your behavior. Program Director Chris Shupe and Producer Kodiak Sauer revisit an interview with Dr. vanDellen in this segment.

How Climate Change Changes Hurricanes

Jan 10, 2020

Every hurricane season it seams like in the Southeast we're experiencing stronger, more rapidly intensifying hurricanes. Here at UGA we're lucky to have Dr. J Marshall Shepherd, a preeminent atmospheric scientist who studies extreme weather and climate events, to connect the dots for us. Producer Kodiak Sauer asks him to explain how our current changing climate is affecting hurricanes.

Climate Communication

Jan 10, 2020

Fresh after being awarded the American Geophysical Union 2019 Climate Communications Prize, Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd joins Producer Kodiak Sauer on Classic City Science to discuss best strategies for engaging in climate communication. Dr. Shepherd is the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences and the Host of Weather Geeks on The Weather Channel.

Vaccine Avoidance

Jan 10, 2020

Vaccination: public health miracle, or toxic risk? Health officials list vaccination among the most important public health developments, but pockets of upper middle class, generally well educated mothers are increasingly hesistant to vaccinate their children. In this segment, Program Director Chris Shupe and Classic City Science Producer Kodiak Sauer revisit an interview with Professor David Bradford, UGA’s Busbee Chair in Public Policy, to talk about the public health risk of vaccine avoidance.

Keeping Insects Out

Jan 10, 2020

Sometimes it feels like here in the Southeast we are constantly overun by insects. In this segment, WUGA Program Director Chris Shupe and Classic City Science Producer Kodiak Sauer revisit an interview with Professor L. Paul Guillebeau from UGA’s Department of Entomology to look for tips on keeping bugs out of the home.

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