Champlain Wave Blogs

The Champlain Wave will be down for the winter break. We plan to be up and running when the spring semester begins in late January. So please bear with us. You can still enjoy listening to our student produced programs on our show blogs. Thanks so much and we look forward to renewing our programming in the spring. Stay safe everyone!!!

Film &- New Name and Hosts for Movies &

We are pleased to announce the new hosts for our student produced radio show that's all about films. As the new name suggests, Film & highlights new and old films and provides a unique perspective into movie making. Our new hosts, Connor Randolph and Dan Wagner, are so excited to share their perspective on films and all that goes along with it. Tune in to Film & on Fridays at 7 pm.

WMAC National Programming

Astronomer Bob Berman sheds light on the mysteries of space and time. Always fascinating and fun, Strange Universe will take you places you never knew existed. Learn why Betelgeuse sometimes goes weirdly dim and how after the totality in 2017 in places like Wyoming and the Carolinas, millions finally got to see a total solar eclipse.

Monday - Friday, 3 pm

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Produced and hosted by radio veteran Bob Barrett, this show examines education from the classroom to state education departments. Bob interviews various educators about the subjects they teach, and will, every now and again, throw in a surprise, like speaking to the family behind "Dracula."

Tuesday, 10 am

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Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers. Joe holds interesting conversations with a variety of authors including Malcolm Gladwell, Lawrence Wright, and Emily St. John Mandel.

Monday, 10 am

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The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with former Albany Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, WAMC President and CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Former Editor, Investigative Journalist and current UAlbany Professor, Rosemary Armao, and Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Judy Patrick. The panel speaks about everything from how the media covers coronavirus to how news is digested via social media and whether journalists are doing their jobs as expected.

Wednesday, 10 am

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Earth Wise offers a look at our changing environment. Eco-friendly business practices, the latest environmental news and how nature impacts our environment in ways never before considered.

Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday, 2 pm

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The Academic Minute is a two-and-a-half minute daily module which features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy. A different professor is featured each day and you’ll enjoy updates on groundbreaking research and how it helps us better understand the world around us.

Monday - Friday, 12 pm

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Host Jesse King talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional “women’s issues” category, but topics that concern all human beings and citizens of the global community. 51% highlights a wide range of women from Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go’s, author and historian Amy Teitel on spaceflight and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her history and decision to enter law school.

Friday, 10 am

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Hosted by former New York Times Ethicist Columnist Randy Cohen, PPT features guests who talk about a person, a place and a thing they find meaningful. Randy pulls out the most interesting details from columnists to musicians, architects and ballerinas including Rosanne Cash, E. Jean Carroll and Gene Kohn. The results: surprising stories from great talkers.

Thursday, 10 am