Summer is officially here! Time to relax with your favorite libation and soak in the tropical sounds of exotica, surf, Hawaiian slack key, calypso, cumbia, highlife, and so much more. Join your travel guides in paradise, DJ ((echoplex)) and DJ Poindexter for their sixth annual Exotic Expedition on Monday, July 12th @ Noon.
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We would like to thank you for your patience with us. It took longer than we anticipated to send out all of the gifts from the 2020 Fall Fundraiser. We had initially set our deadline as the end of February and after extending our deadline by a couple of months, the last of the packages went out the second week of June.
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday @ 9AM for an interview with Selim Goncu from the Department of Music. Selim is a composer who writes orchestral music. In the interview, he discusses what music means to him and why he creates it. He also discusses trends in music composition more broadly as well as the meaning and purpose of doctoral degrees in composition.
Join our host Moody, Friday July 2nd @ 2pm, as he meets with the Executive Director of Seacology, Duane Silverstein, and discusses the importance of keeping island ecosystems healthy all around the world.
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday @ 9 AM for an interview with Rachel Hammond from the Goldman School of Public Policy. Rachel just completed a masters degree in public policy and is ready to use the knowledge and skills she got from the program to address issues surrounding basic needs like child care and housing that profoundly impact the lives of families.
A note from the interviewer, John The Reptilian: As a teenager in the 1980s Jason Becker was one of the most promising up & coming players & one of the most talented guitarists of all time. In 1988 he recorded his groundbreaking solo album Perpetual Burn. Prior to that he had recorded albums with Marty Friedman under the name Cacophony. He landed the role of lead guitar in the David Lee Roth band & recorded the album A Little Ain't Enough.
On the next Method to the Madness, Friday, June 18 at noon, host Lisa Kiefer speaks with SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Senior Astronomer, Seth Shostak. SETI is a nonprofit research organization located in Silicon Valley close to the NASA Ames Research Center that is home to researchers and scientists looking for life in the universe.