/ Modified dec 13, 2023 4:24 p.m.

Episode 1012

2023 Emmy Award Winners and Nominees

Rio Finnegan is a beloved figure in the downtown Tucson music and art scene. He is a filmmaker, musician, and podcaster who was born with spina bifida. With humor, he encourages honest conversations about issues effecting the disabled community, issues that are often misrepresented through the “able-bodied” lens.

Comic Book Chemistry
Think chemistry is boring? Think again! A class with University of Arizona Chemistry instructor, Colleen Kelley, is filled with colorful characters and exciting storylines that translate complex chemistry into comic books. Yes — comic books. About chemistry. Her comics and unique imagination have turned the periodic table into a playground of chemical adventure, and have allowed elementary school students to master concepts often taught at the college level.

Favorite Places: San Rafael Valley
Join Jesus Robles of DUST Architects as he takes you on a poetic journey to one of his favorite places in Arizona, The San Rafael Valley. A place where time seems to move slowly and one’s perception of light and land is transformed.

An Endangered Language (excerpt)
What happens when your language is in critical danger of dying out? This is true for the majority of Indigenous tribal languages in the United States. Meet Ofelia Zepeda, a UA linguistics professor who has spent her life’s work preserving the Tohono O’odham language. She, along with two parents , share their efforts to preserve this important heritage for future generations.

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