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Underwriter Spotlight
8:07 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Union College Concert Series

Union College Conert Series - on the web at www.unioncollegeconcerts.org

The Union College Concert Series’ 2014-2015 Season offers fifteen performances by a wonderful array of leading international artists and ensembles that you won’t want to miss. There’s something for everyone – six debuts, some of your favorite artists, two all-Beethoven programs, and even Schubert’s Winterreise song cycle. Learn more.

Arts & Culture
10:50 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Union College’s 43rd International Festival Of Chamber Music

Credit Jue Wang / http://www.math.union.edu/

    

  Union College’s 43rd International Festival of Chamber Music offers fifteen performances by a wonderful array of leading international artists and ensembles. We are about half-way through their season with Brentano String Quartet having performed in Memorial Chapel yesterday.

Derek Delaney is the Artistic Director of the Union College Concert Series and he joins us now to tell us what is left in their season to look forward to.

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Science
11:15 am
Fri January 9, 2015

'Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist' By Chad Orzel

  Science popularizer, Chad Orzel received his BA in physics from Williams College, his Ph.D. in chemical physics from the University of Maryland, and his postdoctorate from Yale University. He maintains the blog Uncertain Principles and is the author of How to Teach Physics to Your Dog and How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog. He is a professor at Union College in Schenectady, New York.

In his new book, Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist, Orzel argues that even the people who are most forthright about hating science are doing science, often without even knowing it.

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri January 9, 2015

The Academic Minute for 2015.1.5 - 1.9

If you missed a segment this week, it's time to catch up!  Visit AcademicMinute.org for all the great research.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon January 5, 2015

2015.01.05 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, January 5
Kimberly Fenn of Michigan State University shows how social media might be corroding the accuracy of memory.

Tuesday, January 6
Jacob Hirsh of The University of Toronto explores the predicative nature of personality traits.

Wednesday, January 7
New York University media professor Charlton McIlwain analyzes the journalistic slant present in news coverage of Michael Brown's death.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

The Academic Minute for 10.20-10.24

Visit AcademicMinute.org for exciting research featured every day!

Monday, October 20
Doug Smith - UC San Diego   
Molecular Motors
Dr. Doug Smith is a physicist who studies molecular motors, the physics of knots, and the dynamics of single polymers such as DNA. He earned a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Chicago..

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon October 20, 2014

2014.10.20 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, October 20
Dr. Doug Smith of UC San Diego applies physics to the study of DNA.

Tuesday, October 21
Dr. Tamara Bogdanovic of Georgia Tech discusses breakthroughs in our understanding of black holes.

Wednesday, October 22
Dr. Megan Ferry of Union College traces the shifting environment of foreign language learning.

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Capital Region News
3:46 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

#ItsOnUs : Union College Students Pledge

Lt. Gov Duffy with four student-activists at Union College, October 2014
WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

October is recognized in New York State and nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In Schenectady, New York, the Union College men's hockey team is partnering with student leaders to combat domestic violence and sexual assault on college campuses.  Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy  joined the leaders and athletes as they issued the challenge Tuesday afternoon at the Nott Memorial on the Union Campus.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

  November is getting closer, which means election season is getting into full swing.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss some key races in the WAMC listening area.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

  Several important cases could be making their way to the Supreme Court.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he has his eye on.

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