This American Life When Helping Isn't Really Helping
This week, stories of people doing the noble thing and stepping up to help, only to find out that others think what they're doing isn't helping at all. Planet Money from NPR looks at a charity that's decided to just give people money and advice columnist Dan Savage explores what happens when people actually take the advice he gives.
LISTEN: Saturday, August 17 at 12:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
The Milwaukee Symphony ranks among the finest orchestras in the country and is the largest cultural organization in Wisconsin. You can hear this great orchestra in concert every Saturday evening on Classical WSMR! Listen this week for a performance of the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 and the Symphony No. 6 by Prokofiev. [Photo: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra] more classical music...
LISTEN: Saturday, August 17 at 5:00 PM on WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at 103.9
My Music Magic Moments - The Best of 50s Pop
My Music brings back the happiest hits from the days of poodle skirts and penny loafers. This is an unforgettable concert featuring singing sensations from a kinder and gentler time. Pat Boone, Phyllis McGuire and Nick Clooney co-host. [Photo: Pat Boone]
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WATCH: Saturday, August 17 at 8:00 PM on WUSF TV
Next Week on University Beat Ataxia Research
Friedreich’s ataxia is a rare, debilitating neuro-muscular disease that slowly robs persons of their strength and ability to walk…and at this time, there’s no approved treatment for the disease. USF is the lead site for a national clinical trial of a drug that will hopefully help control symptoms of FA. You’ll meet a young woman participating in the test who refuses to let the disease take control of her life.
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