Stephanie Campbell, local maven serving on many grassroots’ boards presents the sustained efforts of the national and local chapters of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. She offers as well, the hefty roster of speakers lined up from now into the fall, at the Orange County chapter.
We follow Danielle Watt from her stellar STEM outreach work at UCI physical sciences to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. While continuing to say lots about how zip codes matter, she’s got news from her own zip code which has seen a lot this last month. In the second segment (min 30:40), UCI Urban professor Scott Bollens also returns to the show. He examines the manner in which urban planning education and practice bakes into the system considerable inequalities. Each of these interviews has extended portions available in separate podcasts. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/WattBollensPod16-30-20.mp3
Kathleen Treseder takes up the new trajectories that her Treseder Lab researchers are taking up in the age of COVID, and how her lab is able to manage during a lockdown. Professor Treseder also talks about additional civic pursuits. She posts us on all of this in her continuation of this interview. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/TresederPod26-23-20.mp3
KUCI’s very own program director and graduating senior, Claire Moore, takes stock of life up til now, then delivers her particular commencement address. Congratulations to Claire and to everyone in the Class of 2020.
In the second segment (minute 18:52), we hear from two Santiago High School teachers approaching their finish line for the school year of 2019-20 in the Garden Grove District: Teri Osborne and Cheryl Garcia.
Ben Leffel, Ph.D. candidate in the Dept. of Sociology and Public Impact Distinguished Fellow at UCI, returns with leading edge opportunities for municipal leadership to take up toward climate change, especially in the age of COVID. In the second segment, My Nguyen, community organizer at OC Communities Organized for Responsible Development, brings to our attention a new campaign: Safety Net For All of Us, offering some relief to undocumented residents in need during the pandemic: https://act.wpusa.org/we_need_a_safety_net_for_all_of_us
This is the second installment of Dr. Carl Schultz’ coverage of the COVID pandemic. He is currently the Emergency Medical Services medical director at Orange County’s Health Agency, and for the full hour, speaks as a seasoned disaster medicine practitioner and researcher at UC Irvine.http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/SchultzPodPt2_5-26-20.mp3
Today we peel back the curtain of disaster medicine during the pandemic with Dr. Carl Schultz’ frank and heartfelt insight. He is currently the Emergency Medical Services medical director at Orange County’s Health Agency, and for the full hour, speaks as a seasoned disaster medicine practitioner and researcher at UC Irvine. The extended portion of the interview is in Part 2 of this day’s posting.http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/SchultzPod15-26-20.mp3
We devote the full program to UCI epidemiologist Andrew Noymer. Already seen and heard on media platforms nationally and internationally; he offers his latest, compelling insights about the pandemics he has known, including the one we’re all sharing right now. This podcast is the second of two parts and pertains to Orange County.http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/Noymer5-12-20Part2.mp3