The Measure of Everyday Life

WNCU 90.7 FM


“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU 90.7 FM) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.


The Intersection of Housing and Health

In this episode, Amarachi Anakaraonye guest hosts as we sit down with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars, Dr. Mina Silberberg, Dr. Donna Biederman, and Emily Carmody to discuss their research on the intersection of tenancy support services and health policy in North Carolina.


Predicting Youth Activism

What predicts when youth get involved in the civic sphere as agents of change? How can we understand the circumstances and motivations that lead to, for example, marginalized youth opting to take action? On this episode, we hear from Dr. Elan Hope of the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University. The episode also features a special report on youth voices by Associate Producer Amarachi Anakaraonye.