Wed, Aug 6, 2014 9:15 am

Mary Kneier and Ginger Schmalenberg of The Gathering Place, Athens' community mental health wellness outreach house, stop by Studio B to talk with Robin Barnes about their attempt to break into the Guinness World Records with their creation of the worlds largest pom-pom. The Gathering Place hopes this event will help to recognize the importance of community mental health, as well as put Athens on the map as a world partner in mental wellness. 

The event will be open to the public, and will take place Saturday, August 9, 2014 starting at 10am at The Market on State.


Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:30 pm

Levi and Connie Brown talk with host Robin Barnes about Inspirefest 2014, a festival in Logan, OH aimed at raising homelessness awareness in Hocking County. Featuring 16 live musical acts, raffles, a Poker Run, and a Cardboard City, the goal of Inspirefest is to raise funds for Hocking County's only homeless shelter, Emily House. Nancy Wright, President of Emily House, talks about the shelter, the struggles the shelter faces now and in the future, and all the ways the Emily House has helped the Logan community.

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 3:12 pm

Becca J.R. Lachman hosts a poetry reading and discussion with guests Albert Rouzie and Ivars Balkits. The selections invoke nostalgic memories of childhood summers, warm vibes, desert sun, and the natural world. Selected poets include Wendy McVicker, Margret Atwood, Teddy Macker, Li-Young Lee, Sawako Nakoyasu, and Tony Hoagland.

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 6:02 pm

Back on campus to attend the annual convocation of Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Ronald C. Moomaw talks with Tom Hodson about his work as a NASA flight surgeon and psychiatrist at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Dr. Moomaw works with International Space Station astronauts, crew members, and their families, providing behavioral health support. He is also the principal investigator for Sleep/Wake Measures in Space Analog Environments.

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 9:20 am

Jackie Wolf welcomes guest Michele Biddlestone, Lactation Consultant at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, to talk about World Breastfeeding Week. Taking place every year during the first week of August, this years theme is "Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life", a division of the United Nation's "Millenium Development" goals to fight poverty and their effort to create sustainable development. The two discuss long and short term benefits for maternal health, and the social stigma surrounding breastfeeding in US culture.