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Nov 23, 2020

We had the chance to sit down with Lisa Alexander, in the first episode of our series on arts & entertainment in the time of COVID-19. Lisa Alexander is currently the PR Marketing Manager for Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, where she has worked for nine years and taken on a variety of roles. Also a writer,...


Mar 18, 2020

Most of us have heard about precision medicine, but do we know how this patient-centered care actually works? This week, we’re sharing our interview with Dr. Philip Empey, Associate Director for Pharmacogenomics of the Pitt/UPMC Institute of Precision Medicine. Dr. Empey helps us understand precision medicine and...


Feb 24, 2020

We're living in a time when so many companies have access to so much information about us that it is easier and easier to both predict and shape our behavior. How can we trust that our data is being used fairly and respectfully? This episode looks at the complex issues behind defining and enforcing corporate...


Feb 10, 2020

Taylor Lorenz is a tech reporter for the New York Times covering internet culture, from memes to social media influencers to emerging online trends. In this episode, Taylor shares her views on “Ok Boomer,” the “flattening” of politics by social media and the internet, and the causes of the United States’...


Jan 28, 2020

David Riemer is an attorney and policy expert whose career in public service spans over four decades. In this week's episode of Heinz Radio, host Collin T Hayes spoke with Riemer about his new book, "Putting Government in Its Place: The Case for a New Deal 3.0." The book provides an expansive and comprehensive history...