A podcast about current events and life in Iowa City
One of a Kind is a series of interviews, 1993-present, with Iowa City community leaders. We've made them available here as audio podcasts for the convenience of our patrons. One of a Kind is produced and hosted by Ellen Buchanan especially for the Iowa City Public Library. To watch these programs with video, visit video.icpl.org
Chief Diversity Officer Nadine Petty gives us her insight on diverse culture and the struggles that come with it.
An look into the deterioration of law enforcement's relationship with the rest community, and local campus police acting as adult babysitters, but not very good ones.
What does it mean to date in a college town? What does it mean to be queer and dating in a college town? We discuss all this and more today on Roast of Iowa City!
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Hosted by Shane Sturtz, this episode includes a round table discussion (with Jeff and Shafin) that discusses the ongoing issues of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. Lots of hot takes.
For millennials, the go-to music genre appears to be a new wave of rap best described as being all about the hit. Being a college town, Iowa City chooses to not appease the masses by staying indie.
This episode of “The Roast of Iowa City” covers sexism in Iowa City from the perspective of three college women and concludes with a rant on catcalling.
Jake and Michael sit down with Matthew Hipps and discuss U of I drinking culture. They compare it to other schools across the country.
This episode discusses topics such as the natural disasters that have recently occurred, public preaching and landlords in Iowa City!
Slut-shaming on college campuses.
Catch a chance to hear an interview with Marcus Razor who has been working as a bouncer in IC. He presents his personal experiences and thoughts about a party culture more vividly than anyone else.
Episode 7 of the Digital Storytelling class podcast: The Roast of Iowa City: Student Housing SUCKS
This episode is mainly compromised of random topics and tidbits around Iowa City for your enjoyment!
Podcast with Marcus Razor, a bouncer working in Iowa City, a college town where a lot of parties are thrown. We are going to hear Marcus's experiences and opinions about a bar culture in Iowa City.
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Join the discussion about Johnson County's namesake with host Taylen Anderson and former US Ambassador Ronald McMullen.
Discussion of sexual assault, the life of an RA, and some crazy police reports all in Iowa City, Iowa.
Roast of Iowa City Introduction
Ellen Buchanan interviews Lee Allen, a leading doctor in the field of ophthalmology and pioneer in the development of eye prosthetics, now retired from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Retired Pediatrician John Maxwell is interviewed. Dr. Maxwell practiced medicine in Iowa City for 48 years.
Dr. James Clifton, a senior gastroenterologist, well known internationally for his many contributions to a variety of professional organizations, is interviewed. Dr. Clifton, for whom the James A. Clifton Center for Digestive Diseases is named, retired in 1990, but served as interim Dean for the University of Iowa College of Medicine until 1993.…
Ellen Buchanan interviews Hani Elkadi, biology, health and art teacher at the Senior High Alternative Center in Iowa City.
ER physician at Mercy Hospital and longtime medical director of Johnson County Ambulance Service Chuck Huss is interviewed.
Paul Seebohm is a leading doctor in the field of allergies, now retired from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Ellen Buchanan interviews Dr. Janusz Bardach, international pioneer in cleft lip and palate surgery, and retired chair of the University of Iowa Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology.
Iowa City veterinarian Dr. James Lowe is interviewed about his long career working with large and small animals in Johnson County. He served on the state board of veterinary examiners and is a member of noon rotary.
Dr. Jim Fuller is an award winning professor at the University of Iowa School of Dentistry. He also serves as a consultant for several dental publications and has authored numerous scientific articles. He's also an expert bird sighter who works with the Johnson County Songbird Project.
Eble Music owner and music school administrator Charlie Eble is interviewed.
Born in Spain, Dr. Ignacio Ponseti has been an orthopedic surgeon and professor at University of Iowa for over 40 years. He worked with congenital and developmental bone disorders and skeletal disorders in children. In the 50s he developed a method for treating club feet with minimal surgery.
Professor and head of the University of Iowa Department of Otolaryngology Bruce Gantz is interviewed.
Miriam Gilbert is a Shakespeare scholar and University of Iowa Professor, who has been teaching theater and drama to graduate and undergraduate students for 33 years. She is co-author of "Modern & Contemporary Drama" and is an award-winning teacher.
Michael Lensing is funeral director at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service. Michael believes in giving back to the community and contributes much of his time to community organizations and boards.
After researching places to retire, John and Sandra Hudson chose Iowa City to be their home. Since arriving in 1997, they have become familiar faces supporting and attending arts and cultural events in Johnson County and are true advocates for the arts.
Local restaurateur and yoga instructor Jim Mondanaro is interviewed.
Ellen Buchanan interviews James Dixon, retired conductor of the University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra. A native of Estherville and Guthrie Center, Iowa, Mr. Dixon has won many awards for conducting throughout his career.
Ellen Buchanan interviews Fred Woodard, professor and head of the African American World Studies program at the University of Iowa.
Community volunteer for numerous organizations, Ann Feddersen is a valuable member of the Iowa City community.
Archie Greene, student, community member, and inspiration to many because of her courage in the face of racial adversity and an unexpected illness, is interviewed.
Longtime volunteer coordinator and supporter Joan Cook is interviewed.
Longtime hospice supporter Ginger Nowak is interviewed.
Ellen Buchanan and guests Lolly Eggers, Carol Christensen and Naomi Schedl remember Suzanne Richerson, long time Iowa City resident and very active community volunteer.
Martha Lubaroff is a longtime resident of Iowa City who worked at Iowa City Public Library and was instrumental in bringing a hospice to the community.
Gerhild Krapf is an attorney and musician, and she has served as in-house counsel at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and in central administration. She’s also an accomplished organist who’s given cherished musical contributions to the Iowa City community.
Ellen Buchanan interviews Bob Downer, attorney and appointee to the Iowa Board of Regents. Mr. Downer has also been an active member of many local civic organizations.
Research scientist, former director of Iowa Center for the Book, and adjunct professor of papermaking at University of Iowa, Tim Barrett is interviewed. He has also been awarded the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Award.
Executive director of University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center David Hensley is interviewed.
Popular children's book author Delia Ray is interviewed about her life and writing.
Native Iowa Citian, former jockey, wrestler, coach, teacher, business owner, and realtor Tom Lepic is interviewed.
Hunter Rawlings, former University of Iowa president, is interviewed.
Himie Voxman, retired chairman of the University of Iowa School of Music, is interviewed.