Next Saturday, February 25th, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra will present Out of This World, a multi-media concert featuring Gustav Holst's The Planets set to NASA space images compiled by Wittenberg Astronomy professor Dr. Daniel Fleisch.
WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Dr. Fleisch about his role in the show. In this extended interview, she begins by asking him how he got involved in the project.
Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 22, 2012 containing the following stories:
-An extended interview with Dr. Celia Williamson about human trafficking in Ohio. A portion of this interview appeared in Sarah Buckingham and Liz Cambron's story, Child Sex Trafficking: A Statewide Problem, which aired last week on WYSO Weekend.
Steve Broidy is a Wittenberg University professor who recently won a Dayton Metro Library poetry contest, along with several other poets heard in Conrad's Corner. Here Broidy speaks with Conrad Balliet about growing older and shares some poems on the subject.
A Wittenberg University graduate is the seventh person to die from injuries sustained in the Indiana State Fair state collapse earlier this month. Meagan Toothman died Monday afternoon after her family decided to take her off life support and have her organs donated.
Toothman suffered critical injuries and burns when a stage light fell on her. She had been on life support unitl donor recipients were found according to her family, who have been posting updates on the website, Caringbridge.org.
Wittenberg University announced Wednesday that it has received a $6 million gift. Wittenberg President Mark Erickson said it is the largest cash gift ever received from a living individual to the university. WYSO's Wayne Baker reports.