writer http://wvxu.org en "Last Ape Standing" from science writer Chip Walter http://wvxu.org/post/last-ape-standing-science-writer-chip-walter <p>Scientists have determined that at least 27 different species of humans have evolved on planet Earth, yet only one still survives. Why are we still here and our 26 predecessors aren’t? In his fascinating new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Last-Ape-Standing-Seven-Million-Year-Survived/dp/080271756X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1368821732&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=chip+walter"><strong>Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived</strong></a>, acclaimed science writer <a href="http://www.chipwalter.com/"><strong>Chip Walter</strong></a> attempts to answer that question as he discusses with <strong>Thane Maynard</strong> in this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 05:31:15 +0000 Thane Maynard 12918 at http://wvxu.org "Last Ape Standing" from science writer Chip Walter RJ Smith from Cincinnati Magazine http://wvxu.org/post/rj-smith-cincinnati-magazine <p><strong><a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/aboutus/staff/story.aspx?ID=1857304">RJ Smith</a></strong> is the new Senior Editor for <a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/index.aspx"><strong>Cincinnati Magazine</strong></a>, and he joins Mark Perzel in the studio to discuss his new role, provide a snapshot of the variety of articles in the May issue, as well as talk about the book he released late last year, <strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/One-Life-Music-James-Brown/dp/1592407420/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367859523&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=rj+smith">The One: The Life and Music of James Brown</a>.</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 12274 at http://wvxu.org RJ Smith from Cincinnati Magazine Writer-in-Residence Pauletta Hansel http://wvxu.org/post/writer-residence-pauletta-hansel <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Acclaimed local writer </span><a href="http://www.thomasmore.edu/academics/faculty_profile.cfm?id=632" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Pauletta Hansel</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been named the very first Writer-in-Residence at </span><a href="http://www.thomasmore.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Thomas More College</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. She joins our Barbara Gray to talk about what a Writer-in-Residence does, an upcoming </span><a href="http://www.thomasmore.edu/adult/furthermore.cfm" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>community writing retreat</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and a September visit from poet </span><a href="http://www.ddevet.addr.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Rebecca McClanahan.</strong></a></p><p></p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Barbara Gray 11492 at http://wvxu.org Writer-in-Residence Pauletta Hansel