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March 1, 2015


Stephanie Coontz in red blouse and Amy Bentley in black blouse and sweater

Stephanie Coontz and Amy Bentley

Yaël Ksander hosts a conversation with family studies historian Stephanie Coontz, and Annie Corrigan speaks with food historian Amy Bentley.

January 26, 2015


Franklyn Cater and Alexandros Washburn

Franklyn Cater and Alexandros Washburn

As part of NPR's Cities Project, NPR producer Franklyn Cater and former New York City urban designer Alexandros Washburn discuss cities in the 21st century.

June 10, 2014


Michael McRobbie and Meryl Streep in WFIU's Studio 3. Street is wearing a black top and beige scarf.

Academy Award-Winning Actress Meryl Streep

IU President Michael McRobbie interviews Meryl Streep, one of the greatest actresses of our time.

November 4, 2011


Todd Rundgren, Stanley Nelson, Sage Steele, Dean Larry Singell

Best of Profiles 2011

This Fund Drive 2011 edition of Profiles presents the most engaging moments from this year’s programs.

July 22, 2011


Slavenka Drakulic in black top, hornrimmed glasses, and red lipstick, smiling

Croatian Novelist And Journalist Slavenka Drakulić

Maria Bucur, professor of East European history at IU Bloomington, interviews Croatian novelist and journalist Slavenka Drakulić.

November 2, 2010


Ellen Ketterson wearing red-framed eyeglasses

Evolutionary Biologist Ellen Ketterson

Karen Hanson hosts this interview with biologist Ellen Ketterson.

August 9, 2010


Alexander Bernstein

Alexander Bernstein

Alexander Bernstein, founding chairman of The Leonard Bernstein Center For Learning, speaks to Charles Webb about growing up in the Bernstein family.

July 19, 2010


Elinor Ostrom in her office

Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom

IU faculty member Elinor Ostrom is the first woman to win the Nobel prize in the category of economics. Bloomington Provost and Executive VP Karen Hanson hosts.

May 25, 2010


Herman B Wells in his office, smiling, with one hand on a globe

Revisiting The Life Of Herman B Wells

This special installment of Profiles revisits the life of the late Indiana University President and Chancellor Herman B Wells.

December 15, 2009


NPR President and CEO Vivian Schiller

A media executive and journalist with more than 20 years experience in the industry, Vivian Schiller joined NPR as President and CEO on January 5, 2009.

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