Podcast #5: Front Steps Project With Donna Mueller

By Noah Goldberg Donna Mueller is a photographer from Westchester County, New York who was inspired to join the Front Steps Project after reading an article on a Boston photographer.  She has been taking family portraits, free of charge, from a socially distant 10-20 feet away on the front steps of fellow community members.  All Read more about Podcast #5: Front Steps Project With Donna Mueller[…]

Sarasota By The Numbers

Name of Community: Sarasota, Florida Established date: 1921 Land area:  725 mi² Population: 433,742 Population over 65: 36.7% Population per sq. mile: 682.6 Racial Makeup:  White 91.5% Black or African American 4.8% Hispanic or Latino 9.3% Persons per household: 2.25 Per Capita Income: $39,364 Bachelor Degree or above: 34.7% Life expectancy: 81.5 Hospital Beds: 3.6 per 1,000 people Number of Coronavirus cases: 321 (4/26/2020) Read more about Sarasota By The Numbers[…]

Podcast #4: Family Ties with Caterina Erdas + COVID-19 Survivor

By Noah Goldberg Caterina Erdas (@caterinaerdas) joins the show to discuss how her family dynamics have changed dealing with their immunocompromised grandmother.  She also details how her relationship with her Popo has developed, what it’s like facing a language barrier with each other, varying ideologies and faiths within her household and much more. Make sure Read more about Podcast #4: Family Ties with Caterina Erdas + COVID-19 Survivor[…]

Podcast #3: Family on the Frontlines with Nina Joss + Mental Health During Social Distancing

By Noah Goldberg Nina Joss (@ninajoss_) joins the podcast from our Slow Journalism course to discuss the current situation in Michigan and how her family dealt with the possibility of her mother being called to the frontlines as a nurse. Dr. Michael Goldberg (@behaviorhealth) has been the president and director of Child and Family Psychological Read more about Podcast #3: Family on the Frontlines with Nina Joss + Mental Health During Social Distancing[…]

Podcast #2: An Ocean Apart With Alex Rodriguez + Gen-Z Takes Action

By Noah Goldberg My first guest from our Slow Journalism course, Alex Rodríguez Muñoz, joins to discuss his experience living with a host family in Maryland while his own family remains in Spain. We tackle what the adjustments have been like to the UR Home Stories project and creating his first dispatch. Make sure to Read more about Podcast #2: An Ocean Apart With Alex Rodriguez + Gen-Z Takes Action[…]

Podcast #1: Slow Journalism with Don Belt

 By Noah Goldberg In this inaugural podcast, I sit down with Don Belt, the former chief foreign correspondent for National Geographic and a professor at the University of Richmond. We discuss the UR Home Stories project that his Slow Journalism course is creating, its origins with Paul Salopek’s Out of Eden Walk (a National Read more about Podcast #1: Slow Journalism with Don Belt[…]

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