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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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Mar 25, 2015

How can people improve their chances to get a job? U.S. Department of Education Acting Assistant Secretary Johan Uvin, researchers and business leaders discuss how the job market is changing. We discuss the general Employability Skills Framework, education policy, and the economy.

For insight on the Employability Skills...

Mar 19, 2015

In this episode, we discuss the future of medicine through genetic testing. Cynthia Powell, Julianne O'Daniel and Megan Lewis are part of the NC NEXUS team studying newborn screening and the public's understanding of genetics.

Mar 11, 2015

We're celebrating International Women's Day with our guests Wendee Wechsberg and Kyla Kurian, who discuss gender, sexuality and health research.