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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work 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 Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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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...


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.