WFUV Podcasts Fordham ConversationsContact: Janet Sassi
Fordham’s public radio station WFUV (90.7 FM, wfuv.org
) has launched a podcast of its popular Fordham Conversations
, a weekly half-hour program that highlights the University's activities inside and outside of the academic world, including the work of Fordham professors, students and alumni, and addresses a range of subjects from healthcare for women prisoners to the enduring popularity of the hit television show The Simpsons
Hosted by producer Nora Flaherty, Fordham Conversations
is available for podcast at iTunes at the same time it airs, at 8 a.m. on Saturdays. Recent programs featured a discussion on British self-identity and the Booker Prize (Feb. 10), and digital media and the commercialization of music (Feb. 17).
magazine voted Take Five,
WFUV’s daily music show hosted by Rita Houston, one of the 10 best
podcasts of 2006. Other WFUV podcasts include Music Reviews
with writer Alan Light, Movie Reviews
with critic Harlan Jacobson and Cityscape,
an inside look at the people, places and spirit of New York City with host George Bodarky (FCRH '93).
WFUV is a non-commercial, listener-supported public radio station, licensed to Fordham University for more than 50 years. Weekly serving more than 330,000 listeners in the New York area and thousands more worldwide on the web, and a leader in contemporary music radio, WFUV offers an eclectic mix of rock, singer-songwriters, blues, world and other music with its City Folk
format, plus headlines from National Public Radio, local news and sports, and Metro Traffic.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,600 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis J. Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.