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Field Notes
1:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

John Kamanga - Barrow Lecture Series Speaker

The next Barrows Conservation Lecture Series speaker at the Cincinnati Zoo is John Kamanga, a Masai elder working to preserve the land of the South Rift Valley in Kenya. He’s on the phone from Kenya during Field Notes with Thane Maynard to discuss the various conservation projects he is involved with, as well as his April 11 visit to the Zoo. He is also the recipient of the 2013 Cincinnati Zoo Wildlife Conservation Award.

The Big Screen
1:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Movie Review: Admission

You might see the trailer for Tina Fey’s new movie Admission and think, “oh, a nice comedy.” Sorry, but no. It’s at best a “dramedy.” Tina Fey plays an assistant admissions officer at Princeton University, a position she’s had for sixteen years. The head of the department is about to retire, and Fey is in direct competition with snarky Gloria Reuben to take over. Along the way toward that goal, she meets people who, in effect, turn her life upside down, and she has to face her past and assume some responsibility. Hence, the title Admission has a double meaning. It refers not only to her vocation, but she must own up to her errors in life.

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April 7, 2013
1:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

The Threat of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste

The fracking process used to extract natural gas has been vilified for the millions of gallons of fresh water it uses, and the amount of waste water it produces. But drilling also generates leftover dirt, rocks, and mud that gets trucked off to landfills. Many people have raised concerns about the potential contaminants in that dirt, and whether it poses an environmental threat. WCPN's Michelle Kanu tells us now about the radioactive nature of that waste, and what the state is doing to keep tabs on it.

Looking Up
1:30 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium in Santa Fe, Florida

In this month’s Looking Up with Dean Regas, he talks with James Albury, the planetarium coordinator for the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, part of Santa Fe College in Florida.

Autism Awareness Month
1:30 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Cincinnati Center for Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, and it seems like new information is coming out regularly not just about autism, but the range of similar disabilities known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.) Mark Perzel welcomes in Megan Thomas, the clinical director from the Cincinnati Center for Autism about the definitions of ASD and the range of programs and services offered by the center as well as their upcoming 10th anniversary celebration.

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