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Education
1:34 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Lehigh University Professor Benjamin Wright Discusses the Septuagint on LV Discourse

Professor Benjamin G. Wright

Host John Pearce welcomes Lehigh University's Professor of Religion Studies, Benjamin G. Wright, to discuss the most ancient translation of the Old Testament--the Septuagint. This writing took the original Hebrew and translated it into Greek which would later play an important role in the transmission of the Old Testament.

Professor Wright, who specializes in Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity, is an accomplished author whose work includes co-editing A New English Translation of the Septuagint.

(Original air-date 12/4/2014)

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Sports
12:59 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

The Lehigh/Lafayette Football Rivalry on LV Discourse

November 22nd will mark the 150th football game between Lafayette College and Lehigh University -- the "most played" game in all of college football. Guests from both schools discuss The Rivalry and its history, the upcoming game, and the exciting events planned in conjunction with the game -- to be played at a sold out Yankee Stadium!

(Original air-date 11/13/2014)

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Arts
12:52 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Curlee Raven Holton Prints 1987-2013

Shoot'em Up, 1990

Host Kenn Michael speaks with teacher, artist, and scholar Curlee Raven Holton about a current exhibition of Holton's works at Lehigh University.  The exhibit includes a collection of graphic work that spans Holton's nearly 30-year career in art, from his first lithograph to his current etchings.  His prints, described as both evocative and provocative, speak to our human experience and engage the viewer in a shared dialogue about significant personal, political, and cultural events.

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Business
1:56 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

David Dunn of Lehigh University's Small Business Development Center on LV Discourse

What do the following PA companies have in common - Wavefront Research, Dynalene, General Sciences Inc., RDA Inc, Daniel H. Wagner Associated?  One clue - remember organizations like Bell Labs and NASA?

Learn more about their common threads - SBIR and STTR - as David Dunn of Lehigh University's Small Business Development Center  joins host Sally Handlon.

(Original air-date 9/4/2014)
 

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Arts
11:52 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Alan Jennings and Silagh White Examine Protest Songs on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Host Alan Jennings welcomes Silagh White, adjunct professor in Lehigh University's Baker Institute, to listen back to iconic protest songs and discuss their cultural importance. White is also Director of Arts Engagement and Community Cultural Affairs.

(Original air-date 6/12/2014)

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Education
1:40 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Zoellner Arts Center on Arts Salon

Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University continues its performance season with offerings such as the "Moscow Festival Ballet" to "A Couple of Blaguards, Irish Tales" to the "Bach Choir Festival".  Administrative Director Andy Cassano and Artistic Director Deb Sacarakis join host Candi Staurinos highlighting the rest of the season's events. (Original air-date February24, 2014).

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Business
11:45 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Host Sally Handlon welcomes Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, which was recently ranked 38th in the nation by US News & World Reports annual report of national universities  which are research institutions that award degrees at every level.  She will be discussing the University and its path to the future as well as other aspects of running this higher education business. (Original air date February 21, 2013.)
 

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Arts
3:57 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

NPR Host Michele Norris Visits WDIY

WDIY Executive Director Bill Dautremont-Smith and Michele Norris

NPR News Special Correspondent Michele Norris stopped by WDIY this afternoon for a short visit with donors, board members and staff. Ms. Norris is in town as part of Lehigh University's Martin Luther King celebration. She will give the keynote presentation this afternoon (1/24) at 4:30pm at Lehigh's Packard Lab, which will be followed by a book signing and reception, all of which is free and open to the public.

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