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The Measure of Everyday Life

“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly interview program, hosted by Dr. Brian Southwell, featuring social science researchers who endeavor to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.' Episodes air each Sunday night from 6:30 – 7 p.m. in the Durham listening area and a podcast of each show is available online the Wednesday following the original airing. The show is made possible by RTI International. Have thoughts on the show? Let your voice be heard by rating us. You can also join the conversation on Twitter by following @MeasureRadio.
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Now displaying: January, 2015
Jan 28, 2015

Kyle Bradbury and Mike Gallaher join us to discuss energy use around the world. Also, learn some tips on how a few changes in the home can result in major savings. 

Jan 21, 2015

Researcher and community organizer, Dr. Phillip Graham, joins our show to discuss teen violence, substance use, and prevention. 

Jan 16, 2015

What is college "undermatching" and why does it matter? Dr. Alexandria Walton Radford discusses her book, "Top Student, Top School? How Social Class Shapes Where Valedictorians go to College" on our January 11th show.

Jan 8, 2015

Dr. Kelle Barrick joins The Measure of Everyday Life to discuss human trafficking. The episode also highlights how sex trafficking is portrayed in the media with insights from Drs. Anne Johnston and Barbara Friedman of The Uiversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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