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According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. These cases frequently make headlines, such as the recent case of Brock Turner at Stanford University, whose short sentence of six months for sexual assault sparked outrage.

Ciudad Juárez was once known as Mexico’'s deadliest city, while its cross-border neighbor, El Paso, Texas, was considered the safest city in America. Juárez is now not quite so dangerous, thanks to the work and cooperation of law enforcement on both sides of the Rio Grande.

Poet Sherry Cook Stanforth from Thomas More College joins our Barbara Gray to talk about her newest book of poetry, Drone String.

Students who participate in service learning programs engage in hands-on projects that enhance their academic studies, foster their sense of civic responsibility and have a positive effect on the community.

The Cincinnati Observatory Center was the first public observatory in the Western Hemisphere, and is known as “The Birthplace of American Astronomy.” Today Greater Cincinnati is home to three observatories.

Barbara Gray has a conversation with acclaimed children’s author and poet Marc Harshman, the poet laureate of West Virginia, about his upcoming public appearances at Thomas More College and Joseph Beth Booksellers in Crestview Hills.

School is back and college sports are starting up. Lee Hay spends a few minutes with John Spinney, coach of the women’s volleyball team at Thomas More College, talking about the growth of volleyball both in college and the pros.

  Last week marked the anniversary of David Armstrong’'s first year as president of Thomas More College. One of his primary missions is to position the liberal arts college to take the most advantage of changes coming to higher education. In his first year, several initiatives have already been put in place, including a new athletic training major; a requirement for all students to complete an internship or co-op before graduation; adding online programs; and even the formation of a marching band.

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  Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky named a new president last year. David A. Armstrong took office on July 1, he’s the 14th president of the small, Catholic liberal arts college. He talks with us about Thomas More, and what he hopes to accomplish during his tenure at the school.

Pauletta Hansel provides a poetry reading for Mother’s Day.

Writer-in-Residence Pauletta Hansel

Apr 19, 2013

Acclaimed local writer Pauletta Hansel has been named the very first Writer-in-Residence at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. She joins our Barbara Gray to talk about what a Writer-in-Residence does, an upcoming community writing retreat, and a September visit from poet Rebecca McClanahan.