"Science is the engine that drives civilization." an interview with James Butler

James Butler has studied atmospheric chemistry, ozone depletion for over thirty years. Now, as the Director of NOAA’s global monitoring, he helps direct research into the hole in the ozone layer and climate change. He knows firsthand that we have...

SPAN 277 Community Interview with Leidiana Delgado

I interviewed college student Leidiana Delgado about her Cuban heritage, her community, and her experience during COVID-19.

A Nurse’s Perspective on Healthcare and the Refugee Crisis

I interviewed my best friend about her experiences working as a nurse in Clarkston, GA. She reflected on her work at Ethne, a community clinic, and the issues she's noticed in our nation's healthcare system.

Hayden Goode and her Grandmother Ann Farris discuss her life and growing up Greek.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee, I interviewed my grandmother Ann Farris, whom I call Yia Yia. We discussed growing up in Memphis, Tennessee and coming from a very Greek family. I learned more about my...

great thanksgiving listen period 6

Me and my grandma started off with some general questions, leading up to her childhood and how she came to meet my grandpa.

12 year old sister, Valery, Talks about her life.

Little sister speaks of her past experiences as a small child. She speaks of the environment she grew up in and where she was born, giving details on how her community made her feel and such. She also spoke about...

Interviewing the creator of The Backyard Shakespeare Festival and talking about Community
September 24, 2019 App Interview

Erika Turvaville is a stay at home mom who started a camp for her daughter. After 13 years, it has grown into a bustling community of kids from 10 to 18 putting on Shakespeare plays in a week. I interviewed...

Greg Hull and Paul Williams

Paul Williams, a student, talks with the interim dean of Herron School of Art and Design, Greg Hull.

David Larbi and Judy "Chess" Cheserek

[Recorded Monday, July 17, 2023] David (26) and Chess (34) have a One Small Step Conversation in Charlottesville. David is from Ghana and is a human rights activist advocating for youth empowerment and LGBTQIA+ rights across the African continent. Chess...

Growing Up In The Big Apple

We talked about my Dad’s life and how he grew up and the impact it had on his life now.

Story of my Grandma

This interview is about my grandma’s early life when she was growing up in Chiapas, Mexico. We talk about her family, her school, and her goals.

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Marcus McDuffie, Jeff Vigil, and Naomi Love

Friends Marcus McDuffie (37), Jeff Vigil (47), and Naomi Love (27) discuss Jeff's career as a Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor, the mentors he has had in his industry, and the life lessons jiu-jitsu has taught him.

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Dana Mann-Chipkin and Jamie Michelle Loynes

Dana Mann-Chipkin (57) and Michelle Loynes [no age given] discuss their spiritual beliefs, practices and why Yuma Arizona is such a special place for both.

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Gloria Weston-Smart, Joyce Thomas, and Joann Bynum Johnson

Sisters Gloria Weston-Smart (66), Joyce Thomas (64), and Joann Bynum Johnson (61) reminisce about their childhood together, remember family members who have passed away, and express gratitude for the tight-knit community that they grew up in.

From Klausner to Clausner

In this interview, my father explains about his philosophical views of life. How he went from a teenager working hard and long hours on the farm in the summer, to going to college to having 2 girls that he hopes...

Chickens, Covid and creative community

Krista discusses her life as a homeschool mama of three young children and the hope that keeps her going during this unpredictable time.

Oral History Project #2

Everette Tracy is local to Oahu Hawaii. A family tradition he has a passion for is spear fishing.

People and Places: The Influence They Have On Us

Janet shares the story of her brother, a close family member, who was gone too soon. She talks about how he inspired her and how she honors his life today by keeping his story alive.

Ralph Bledsoe and Alex Wu

Andover Stories of American Identity: Born in Compton, California, Ralph Blesdoe, a descendant of slaves, recounts his amazing journey of becoming a beloved science teacher at Andover High School.

Bob Butzerin & Ann Martin

Bob, a charge nurse for long term care at Providence Mount St. Vincent (The Mount), share some of his memories from his 30+ years at The Mount. He says The Mount is about family and community. His wife is a...