Chris Shupe

Program Director

Ways to Connect

Anderson Cooper. Jake Tapper. Diane Sawyer. Mark Zuckerberg? Chances are, someone you know is getting all their news from social media.  In this segment, host April Sorrow speaks with Dr. Itai Himelboim, Director of the Social Media Engagement & Evaluation Suite and Associate Professor of Advertising at the University of Georgia. They discuss the structure of social media relationships and why the US government needs to utilize these structures to better communicate with the Middle East and North Africa.

So board games are a thing of the past right? Candyland, Connect Four, or maybe Clue was your choice for entertainment at one point long ago. But what if I told you there was a place to relive all those days from your childhood and maybe even learn about some new games, all while enjoying your favorite adult beverage.

WUGA's Martin Matheny has the story.

Radio Athenia's Jenny Alpaugh looks at the importance and effectiveness of Sunday Bus Service in Athens.

Ever wondered who takes care of the massive clean-up after UGA home games? And what about the effects of the mess that often flows into the Athens Community? Jenny Alpaugh "dives" into the subject.

Asthma Storms

Jan 18, 2015
https://s.hswstatic.com/gif/thunderstorm-orig.jpg

The next time you’re wheezing and gasping for breath on what was supposed to be a leisurely walk to work on a muggy, Monday morning, blame the weather. Host April Sorrow speaks to Dr. Andrew Grundstein, a University of Georgia professor and climatologist in the Department of Geography, to explore why people with asthma or pollen allergies are more likely to seek medical attention after lightning storms and why rattling lungs and thundering skies don’t mix.

Pages