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Archive for Profiles

December 29, 2014

Arts Desk Special

Yaël Ksander hosts this special edition of Profiles that looks back at an eventful year in the arts.

December 21, 2014

Actor Kevin Kline

Jon Vickers, director of the IU Cinema, hosts this conversation with actor and IU alumnus Kevin Kline.

December 11, 2014

Dean Lee A. Feinstein

Patrick O’Meara speaks with Lee Feinstein, founding dean of the School of Global and International Studies in IU's College of Arts and Sciences.

November 23, 2014

Curator Judith Barter

Yaël Ksander interviews Judith Barter, Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.

November 14, 2014

Journalist Thomas French

Perry Metz interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and IU Professor of Practice Thomas French.

November 2, 2014

Sportscaster Don Fischer

Gena Asher interviews Don Fischer, who has been the radio voice of Indiana University football and basketball games for forty years.

October 15, 2014

Cartoonist Dave Coverly

Daniel Grundmann interviews IU alumnus Dave Coverly, creator of the award-winning comic Speed Bump.

October 13, 2014

Stories from the Transom Workshop

A sample of short-form radio pieces that were produced in this summer's Transom radio workshop.

September 15, 2014

Double Bassist and Professor Emeritus Murray Grodner

George Walker speaks with Murray Grodner’s first orchestral position was

August 31, 2014

Microbiologist Rachel Dutton and Food Advocate Marcia Veldman

This two-part Profiles features a conversation with microbiologist Rachel Dutton and highlights of an archived interview with farmer Marcia Veldman.

August 18, 2014

Journalist and CEO Paul Tash

Owen Johnson speaks with South Bend native and IU alumnus Paul C. Tash, chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Company, which owns The Tampa Bay Times.

August 5, 2014

Poet Adrian Matejka

Dave Torneo interviews poet Adrian Matejka, a graduate of Indiana University who teaches in the MFA program at IU-Bloomington.

July 20, 2014

Author Shauna Singh Baldwin

IU professor of political science Sumit Ganguly interviews Shauna Singh Baldwin, a Canadian-American novelist who writes about the Indian experience.

July 6, 2014

Author and Professor Larry Lockridge

David Brent Johnson interviews Larry Lockridge, author of an award-winning biography of his father Ross Lockridge, Jr., author of Raintree County.

June 30, 2014

Astrophysicist David Morrison

Will Murphy speaks with David Morrison, director of the Carl Sagan Center for Study of Life in the Universe at the SETI Institute.

June 15, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Sonia Nazario

Gena Asher interviews journalist Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique's Journey

June 10, 2014

Academy Award-Winning Actress Meryl Streep

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

June 1, 2014

Photomontagist Jerry Uelsmann

Yaël Ksander interviews photographer Jerry Uelsmann, a pioneer of 20th-century photomontage.

May 18, 2014

Psychologist and Author Gerd Gigerenzer

Peter Todd interviews German psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer, who studies the use of bounded rationality and heuristics in decision making.

May 4, 2014

Journalist Lane DeGregory

Gena Asher speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lane DeGregory, who writes for writes for the Tampa Bay Times – St. Petersburg Times.

April 20, 2014

Journalist David Finkel

Owen Johnson interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist journalist David Finkel.

April 7, 2014

Software Architect Blaise Agüera y Arcas

Betsy Shepherd interviews software designer Blaise Agüera y Arcas, the architect of Bing Maps and Bing Mobile.

March 23, 2014

Translator and Poet Willis Barnstone

George Walker speaks with Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Spanish and Portuguese at IU-Bloomington Willis Barnstone.

March 14, 2014

Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg

Anne Kibbler of IU’s School of Journalism interviews noted documentary photographer Robert Nickelsberg.

February 25, 2014

Glenn Close, Pamela Harrington, and Bernice Pescosolido

Gena Asher leads a discussion about Bring Change 2 Mind, an organization that works to end stigmatization of mental illness.

February 12, 2014

Poet and Professor Ross Gay

John Bailey interviews Ross Gay, poet and associate director of creative writing in the Department of English at IU-Bloomington.

January 27, 2014

Journalist David Ignatius

Will Murphy interviews David Ignatius, opinion writer at The Washington Post.

January 15, 2014

Bloomington Deputy Mayor John Whikehart

Will Murphy speaks with Bloomington Deputy Mayor John Whikehart.

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