Solar boats and moon buggies are among the topics on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Saeed Foroudastan, associate dean of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).
Foroudastan, who also is a professor in the Department of Engineering Technology, is in charge of the Experimental Vehicles Program.
It doesn't take a lot of searching on social media to find sentiments like that. The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States is proving divisive for Liberians and other West African communities in the United States. We'll hear from one young Liberian-American on what can be done to combat such stereotyping, and also more about her work in getting monetary help and aid back to Liberia.
-- Photographer SANDRO MILLER on why his new series of photos featuring actor John Malkovich recreating iconic images is not satirical, but a critique of the fast paced and unreflective way photos are shared on social media today.
-- A two-part special with British chef and good food advocate JAMIE OLIVER. He returns to Studio Q to discuss his latest cookbook, "Comfort Food," and why certain dishes are a source of emotional comfort and nostalgia.
The rent's too damn high...in Hong Kong. More on that story in a minute.
Up first on the show today, we're taking you to the front lines in the battle against Ebola. Bernice Dahn is Liberia's chief medical officer, and she's put herself in quarantine. That's after one of her close colleagues showed symptoms of the disease. We'll find out how a country whose resources are already stretched thin is faring with one of its top medical personnel stuck in her own home.