This Week on Blugold Radio

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Blugold Radio ~ on the air 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18

Outstanding professor: Dandrielle Lewis, mathematics assistant professor, has been named an Outstanding Woman of Color In Education for 2015 by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. In her work to draw more women into math careers, Dr. Lewis helps to host an annual math day for middle and high school female students.

Listening Sessions: UW System President Ray Cross led several listening sessions at UW-Eau Claire on Oct. 14, to gather input for the UW System strategic plan. How will the plans affect UWEC? 

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Snapshot from Ray Cross’ listening sessions. Photo by: Symone Foster

Civil Rights Conversations: Joanne Bland, co-founder and former director of the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute, spoke at the UWEC Risking Everything series on Oct. 12.  Bland will be speaking at high schools and other university campus’ throughout the month of October on the topic of civil rights in the state of Wisconsin.

Comics and Culture: News reporters Kiri Salinas and Lauren French spoke on Tuesday with comic book artist Terry Fisk, and  university professors Nicholas Smiar and David Recine last Wednesday at Le Phillips memorial library on how comic books affect culture and vice versa

on the impact of comic books in today’s culture.

Alternative Spring Break: Nicole Schultz, Communication and Journalism Department associate professor, talks about the upcoming Civil Rights Pilgrimage spring break trip.

You can also look forward to entertainment features such as student poetry readings with producers Rayna DeJongh and Jake Meurette, a segment on video game violence with the men of Homescreen on Air, and an interview with local musician Ben Vanden Boorgaard, from segment host Maya Jourdan.

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