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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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Jul 25, 2018

We sometimes paint a picture of life at university or college as peaceful and contemplative, but students and faculty face some of the same challenges as others in terms of mental health. In fact, they also face some unique stressors. What do we know about higher education and mental health? We talk with experts Gail...

Jul 18, 2018

We often idealize childhood as a time free of stress and yet the truth is that kids face all sorts of challenges, and the place where they work through many of those challenges is a school. As kids face mental health challenges, how well are our schools serving them? Can we possibly be serving youth better? What...