Take Note http://radio.wpsu.org en Take Note: The Epic Tale of Bird Migration, and Stream Restoration Efforts in Centre County http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-epic-tale-bird-migration-and-stream-restoration-efforts-centre-county <p><font style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:14pt;">On today's Take Note, we'll talk with bird researcher and Pulitzer Prize nominated author Scott Weidensaul. The eastern Pennsylvania based writer was in town for BookFestPA and talked with WPSU’s Emily Reddy before his visit about his best-known book, <i>Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds.</i></font> Then WPSU's Patty Satalia will interview ClearWater Conservancy's Katie Ombalski and landowner Sally Rothwell about a stream restoration project on the Rothwell Farm in Centre County. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Emily Reddy & Patty Satalia 6725 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: The Epic Tale of Bird Migration, and Stream Restoration Efforts in Centre County Take Note: The State of Autism, a Conversation with Dr. Daniel Notterman http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-state-autism-conversation-dr-daniel-notterman <p>On August 4-7, State College will host the 18th National Autism Conference. Today on Take Note we talk with Dr. Daniel Notterman about the current state of autism research. Dr. Notterman has just stepped down from the position of vice dean for research and graduate studies -- and professor of pediatrics and biochemistry -- at Penn State College of Medicine. He’s going to Princeton University, where he’ll continue his research into the causes of autism. WPSU’s Emily Reddy talked with Dr. Notterman about where we are in our understanding of autism.</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:15:09 +0000 Emily Reddy 6700 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: The State of Autism, a Conversation with Dr. Daniel Notterman Take Note: Pete Hatemi Talks about Genetics and Politics http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-pete-hatemi-talks-about-genetics-and-politics <p></p><p>Pete Hatemi teaches Political Science, Microbiology and Biochemistry at Penn State. His research explores the complex connection between evolution and our political attitudes. He speaks with WPSU’s Kristine Allen.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Kristine Allen 6161 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Pete Hatemi Talks about Genetics and Politics Take Note: Education Expert Dr. Henry Brzycki on Educating the "Whole Child" http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-education-expert-dr-henry-brzycki-educating-whole-child <p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:02:30 +0000 Emily Reddy 4082 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Education Expert Dr. Henry Brzycki on Educating the "Whole Child" Take Note: William Darity, Jr. on the Persistence of Racial Inequality http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-william-darity-jr-persistence-racial-inequality <div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(253, 253, 253);"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: large;">H</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: large;">ave attitudes about race and inequality changed for the better?&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: large;">We'll ask our guest, William Darity</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;Jr., th Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Kate Lao Shaffner 3705 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: William Darity, Jr. on the Persistence of Racial Inequality Take Note: Ralph Moss on "The Suppression of Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Institute" http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-ralph-moss-suppression-laetrile-sloan-kettering-institute <p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Patty Satalia 3250 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Ralph Moss on "The Suppression of Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Institute" Take Note: South Africa's Jonathan Jansen http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-south-africas-jonathan-jansen <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jonathan Jansen is the first black president of the University of the Free State in South Africa. A gifted speaker and writer, he’s earned a formidable reputation for his commitment to reconciliation in a racially divided society. We’ll talk with him about the notorious Reitz video that sent shock waves throughout the world, about reconciliation and about the future of Mandela’s rainbow nation.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Patty Satalia 2635 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: South Africa's Jonathan Jansen Take Note: Rob McCord and Allyson Schwartz Want to be Your Next Governor http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-rob-mccord-and-allyson-schwartz-want-be-your-next-governor <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The primary election is May </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;Last week you heard from York businessman Tom Wolf and former secretary of the PA </span>DEP<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Katie </span>McGinty<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;They're two of four Democrats vying to win their party's nomination and a chance to unseat Republican Governor Tom Corbett. &nbsp;Now hear from State Treasurer Rob </span>McCord<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Patty Satalia 2214 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Rob McCord and Allyson Schwartz Want to be Your Next Governor Take Note: Candidates for Governor Part 1 - Tom Wolf and Katie McGinty http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-candidates-governor-part-1-tom-wolf-and-katie-mcginty <p></p><p>Today we talk with two of the four Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania governor. Tom Wolf is a York businessman and the current front runner in the race. He's put $10 million of his own money into his campaign so far and he's flooded the television airwaves with ads. Katie McGinty is a former environmental advisor to President Clinton and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Ed Rendell.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Emily Reddy & Kristine Allen 1863 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Candidates for Governor Part 1 - Tom Wolf and Katie McGinty Take Note: Meet the 5th District’s Democratic Candidates http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-meet-5th-district-s-democratic-candidates <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(57, 60, 67); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Sans', Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 19.600000381469727px;">This week on Take Note, we'll talk with congressional candidates Thomas Tarantella from Renovo and Kerith Strano Taylor from Brookville. They're seeking the Democratic Party nomination to represent Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District, a seat that's currently held by Glenn Thompson.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:00:10 +0000 Kate Lao Shaffner 1596 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Meet the 5th District’s Democratic Candidates Take Note: Penn State Alum Dr. David Teplica on Gender-Appropriate Plastic Surgery http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-penn-state-alum-dr-david-teplica-gender-appropriate-plastic-surgery <p></p><p>What do you get when you mix a Masters of Fine Arts and a Medical Doctor? The answer is Dr. David Teplica, a Penn State alumnus who uses his unique combination of talents in the Fine Arts and Plastic Surgery to bring about a better understanding of human anatomy. We'll talk with him about how photography has made him a better surgeon, and vice versa, about the need for gender-specific plastic surgery, and about what he's learned from his decade's long study of identical twins.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:54:30 +0000 Patty Satalia 1528 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Penn State Alum Dr. David Teplica on Gender-Appropriate Plastic Surgery Take Note: Civil War Author and Historian Jeffry Wert on Writing and Teaching http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-civil-war-author-and-historian-jeffry-wert-writing-and-teaching <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:50:16 +0000 Kate Lao Shaffner 938 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Civil War Author and Historian Jeffry Wert on Writing and Teaching Take Note: A Freedom Rider Remembers http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-freedom-rider-remembers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(57, 60, 67); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Sans', Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 19.600000381469727px;">Bob Zellner’s story starts about as far as you can get from where it ended up. Born in lower Alabama, his father, uncles and grandfather were robe-wearing members of the Ku Klux Klan. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:20:59 +0000 Patty Satalia 888 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: A Freedom Rider Remembers Take Note: Why is Peter Diamanidis So Optimistic about the Future? http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-why-peter-diamanidis-so-optimistic-about-future <p></p><p>Renowned futurist and New York Times best-selling author Peter Diamandis advises the world’s top CEOs on how to make the most of what he calls exponential technologies. April 1, he’ll be the keynote speaker at Penn State’s Shaping the Future Summit on the Impact of Innovation. WPSU’s Patty Satalia finds out why he’s so optimistic about the future.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Patty Satalia 134 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Why is Peter Diamanidis So Optimistic about the Future? Take Note: Our Last Interview with “The Colonel,” plus Jeffry Wert on Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Speech http://radio.wpsu.org/post/take-note-our-last-interview-colonel-plus-jeffry-wert-lincoln-s-2nd-inaugural-speech <p>We remember Col. Gerald Russell, a decorated Marine commander and devoted community volunteer. He died February 24, 2014, at age 97. We share our last interview with him from May, 2007. Plus, historian Jeffry Wert on the significance of Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, which he delivered 149 years ago this week. Some say it’s his greatest speech.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Patty Satalia & Kate Lao Shaffner 16 at http://radio.wpsu.org Take Note: Our Last Interview with “The Colonel,” plus Jeffry Wert on Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Speech