WISU: Archive


Dr. Donna Beegle, author of See Poverty, Be the Difference spoke with Dr. Phil Glende, explaining her own impoverished background, born to a family of cotton pickers. Beegle has worked in 49 states to study how poverty changes across the country. She spoke about what she has learned, how distanced social classes are in America, and what our government can do to make a change. Donna Beegle: originally aired April 22, 2015

Greg Goode talked with Indiana State Rep. Alan Morrison of House District 42. District 42 covers a large area, spreading from Terre Haute to much smaller towns, all the way to the Illinois border. Morrison discussed his early years and the reasons he ran for office. Morrison also worked at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology as assistant director for recreational sports and athletic facilities for 13 years before moving to the development office. He explained what he has done so far in office and what committees he serves on. Morrison also touched on education, plans for the future, and other important issues. Alan Morrison originally aired: February 11, 2015

Aimee Janssen-Robinson, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator at Indiana State University, spoke with Phil Glende about sexual violence and how to be safe. She also touches on Title IX's new app, “It's On Blue.” Aimee Jansen-Robinson: originally aired August 26, 2015

Michelle Bennett, the program administrator for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at ISU, spoke with Teresa Exline. Retired faculty and teachers from the community formed OLLI in 1997 to help institute a life-long learning program at Indiana State. Bennett discussed the benefits of being a part of a program such as OLLI and its cheap membership and quality learning for older adults. Michelle Bennett: originally aired Febuary 25, 2015