Sep 122021
 

Andrea L. Press (left) and Fiona Greenland

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Media Studies Professor Andrea L. Press, and University of Virginia Department of Sociology Professor Fiona Greenland about the cultural significance of 50th anniversaries. Topics include a review of some of the biggest media stories of 1971.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 292021
 

Bonnie Hagerman

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Professor Bonnie Hagerman, about the role of Title IX on sports. Topics include: The origin of Title IX and pay inequity for female athletes. Also, the progress of female athletics during the almost 50 years since Title IX was established.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 222021
 

Liz White

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with OneVirginia2021 Executive Director Liz White about the implementation of Virginia’s new rules for defining political districts. Topics include: How members of the redistricting panel are selected and inviting the general public to be a part of the process.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 152021
 

Melissa Levy (left) and Juliana Parra

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Program Director and Assistant Professor Melissa Levy and YSI graduate Juliana Parra about the university’s Youth and Social Innovation Program. Topics include: Working with youth in the community and the changing needs of today’s youth.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 082021
 

Kathryn Quissell

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Global Public Health Program Director at the University of Virginia Department of Public Health Sciences and Assistant Professor, Kathryn Quissell about some of the global health issues surrounding the COVID pandemic. Topics include: Vaccine passports, mandates and global vaccine equity.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 252021
 

Allison Costa

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Assistant Scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Visiting Scholar at the University of Virginia, Allison Costa, about some of the as yet unsolved mysteries of the Universe. Topics include: The Big Bang and Black Hole Origin Theories. Also, the role of free will in our understanding of the Universe.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 182021
 

Matthew Hedstrom

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Religious Studies Professor Matthew Hedstrom about religious, cultural and political views of The Apocalypse in America. Topics include: The difference between apocalypticism and dystopianism and how plagues have defined apocalyptic moments in history.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 042021
 

Paul Humphreys

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Philosophy professor Paul Humphreys about the role of philosophy as artificial intelligence becomes an important factor in our day-to-day lives. Topics include: Should society put limits on the growth of artificial intelligence? Also, can artificial intelligence become truly creative?

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jun 272021
 

Shilpa Davé

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor, Shilpa Davé, about the role the Muppets have played in reflecting modern culture. Topics include: The Muppets and Sesame Street and Disney’s decision to place a content advisory on 18 episodes.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jun 132021
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Master Beekeeper and current President of the Central Virginia Beekeepers Association, Ken Hall, about the state of beekeeping in Virginia. Topics include: Some of the myths about Honey Bees and tips on starting your own Honey Bee farm.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

May 302021
 

Chris Meyer

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Local Energy Alliance Program Executive Director Chris Meyer about some of the benefits and challenges of residential solar energy. Topics include: Shared solar and getting started with home solar energy.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

May 232021
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Jefferson Madison Regional Library Collections Manager Meredith Dickens and JMRL Young Adult Librarian Jess Moore about their recommendations for summer reading. Topics include: The increase of graphic novels as a way to encourage reading in young people plus tips on selecting a book for summer reading.

The library has returned to its normal pre-COVID hours. Members of the public are invited to visit their local branch of the JMRL.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.