Each week we bring you the best stories from around the Wabash community. From professors and alumni, to coaches, administrators, and current students, the podcast format allows for longer, more in-depth, open discussion about the issues surrounding Wabash College. Verging on inspirational, it’s our job to find, and sometimes uncover, the amazing stories that surface from individuals whose lives have been positively enriched from being at Wabash.

For our first over-the-phone episode, Rich spoke with Guy Kinman ’40, discussing his Wabash memories, his time serving as a military chaplain, and his LGBT activism in and around Richmond, VA (Episode 130).

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This week, Rich sits down with students from the Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse initiative, discussing the positive impacts that deliberation can have within communities that embrace the practice (Episode 129).

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This week, Rich sits down with REL290 students, who traveled to Israel over Thanksgiving Break. Students Aaron Becker ’17, Anthony Douglas ’17, Cameron Glaze ’17, Tim Riley ’18, James Suess ’17 reflect on their shared experiences abroad (Episode 128).

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This week, Rich sits down with returning alumnus Steven Jones, discussing the balance between his two roles, mentorship as the highest honor, and his profound love of cars (Episode 127).

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This week, Rich sits down with film actor Parker Sawyers ’05, discussing his circuitous path to the screen, life in London, and how he prepared his role as President Obama (Episode 126).

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This week, Rich sits down with songwriters Steve Leslie and Dan Couch ’89, discussing teaching as a performance art, how to “solve” a song, and what it’s like to win a Grammy (Episode 125).

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This week, Rich sits down with Greta Binford, a Crawfordsville native and Associate Professor of Biology at Lewis and Clark College, discussing her experience researching spiders, flipping cow patties, and finding her career (Episode 124).

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This year’s Monon Bell podcast features a return by broadcast commentators Jim Amidon and Steve Hoffman, reviewing some of the highlight moments of the Monon game past and present (Episode 123).

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This week, Rich sits down with visiting author Jamaica Kincaid, discussing her peculiar upbringing, her outlook on writing, and a love of gardening (Episode 122).

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This week, Rich sits down with veteran students of the Moot Court competition, discussing the process and pains undertaken with each year’s Moot Court Finals (Episode 121).

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This week, Rich sits down with Assistant Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Investments, Anne Walsh, discussing her perspectives on capital market behavior and the impact of the liberal arts in shaping that behavior (Episode 120).

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This week, Rich sits down with Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University, Dr. Julia Azari, discussing her professional blogging and political discourse on social media in the current and recent presidential elections (Episode 119).

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This week, Rich sits down with Tom Runge about his less-than-ordinary time at Wabash and discussing how his liberal arts education prepared him for a career in the Air Force after being drafted (Episode 118).

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On this special release episode, President Hess sits down with Esther George, the CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and speaker at this year's annual Rogge Memorial Lecture (Episode 117).

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This week, Rich sits down with Jake Moore '12, discussing how his Wabash liberal arts education has lead to him to working for the Peace Corp and traveling across the world (Episode 116).

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This week, Rich sits down with Tim Padgett '84, discussing how his Wabash liberal arts education has helped him in the field of journalism (Episode 115).

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This week, Rich travels outside the studio to interview Hugh Vandivier '91, discussing his current responsibilities as editor-in-chief at Lessonly and of his Wabash education (Episode 114).

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This week, Rich sits down with Luke Wren '14, discussing his immersion experiences with Wabash and how they informed his current work developing public health in Montgomery County, IN (Episode 113).

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This week, Rich sits down with new Head Football Coach Don Morel, discussing his approach to the game and experiences with the Little Giants culture (Episode 112).

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For the second and final week, Wabash On My Mind features stories told at the Scarlet Yarns booth during this year's Big Bash Alumni Reunion. In this episode, we recall times in Wabash's history when not all students felt accepted as part of the brotherhood (Episode 111).

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For the next two weeks, Wabash On My Mind features stories told at the Scarlet Yarns booth during this year's Big Bash Alumni Reunion. In this episode, we recall a famous basketball game, students struggling to return to campus from afar, and the sorrowful sob story of a goose (Episode 110).

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To start off this year's season of Wabash On My Mind, Steve Charles sat down with First Lady Lora Hess, Chef Rick Warner, and Dr. John Roberts, who will be key figures in the upcoming Montgomery County Free Clinic's Dining with the Chefs event this Saturday.

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This week, Rich sat down with Joe and Leslie Day, talking about their professional and personal experiences as foremost Professors of Classics Emeriti (Episode 108).

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This week, field reporter Steve Charles met with award-winning poet and Pushcart Prize nominee J.T. Whitehead '87 at the Kurt Vonnegut Library in Indianapolis (Episode 107).

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Rich sat down this week with professor Glen Helman, recent chair of the Philosophy Department and now retired, talking about his philosophy and the way to a good question (Episode 106).

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This week, Richard Paige sits down with recently retired professor Warren Rosenberg, who discussed his favorite Wabash experiences and personal development as a professor at Wabash for 36 years (Episode 105).

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This week, Richard sits down with Dennis Dean '73, talking about his Wabash experience and his path to researching in science (Episode 104).

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This week, Richard sits down with Brigance Forum Lecture speaker Celeste Condit, discussing public deliberation in society and Condit's research on emotional studies in rhetoric (Episode 103).

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This week, Richard Paige sits down with four graduated seniors of the Track & Field and Cross Country variety, discussing whose training regimen is more rigorous and what it takes to win eight NCAC Championship titles over four years (Episode 102).

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Richard Paige sits down with Nathan Bode and Sam Vaught, who will each be speaking on behalf of the Class of 2016 at their Commencement this weekend (Episode 101).

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In the 100th episode of Wabash On My Mind, Assistant professor of Political Science Shamira Gelbman talks about her research on social media and election campaigns, the momentousness of getting to handle original historical documents, and getting her students to think critically about history's master narrative.

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Ethan Hollander and Christie Byun, associate professors of Political Science and Economics, respectively, stopped by for a discussion over the music industry, sabbaticals, and the relationship between their marriage and their work in this week's episode of Wabash on my Mind. 

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Wabash Brewing’s Matt Kriech ’00, co-owner, and Nic Stauch, head brewer, discuss survival and success in the competitive Indiana beer market. The pair talk of eclectic palates, new recipes, and the fun that comes with naming new brews.

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Associate Professor of Psychology Eric Olofson stopped by to talk about his path to becoming a professor and developmental psychologist in this week's episode of WOMM. 

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If you've watched any of the streamed football, basketball, or baseball games, you've seen these guys' work, but do you know who they are? This week on Wabash On My Mind, Richard Paige sits down with Austin Myers '16, Derek Andre '16, Kendall Baker '16, and Ryan Cairns '17 to talk about what goes into these stellar sports broadcasts. 

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Richard Paige sits in with Alumnus Matt Tanney '05 in this week's episode of Wabash On My Mind. 

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Richard Paige took the podcast across the mall to Detchon to interview eight of the many students who presented their research. (Episode 94)

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Rich sat down with award-winning poet, educator and activist Nate Marshall, who shared some of the pieces from his recently-published book (Episode 93).

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Jim Dreher '85 stopped by to talk about his life as an entrepreneur in this week's episode of Wabash On My Mind. 

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This week, we spoke with Head Lacrosse Coach Terry Corcoran as well as Head Track and Cross Country Coach Clyde Morgan about the upcoming Spring seasons (Episode 91).

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Director Jim Cherry, Dramaturg Zach Anderson, and the lead actors Quinn Cavin and Jared Cottingham stop in to discuss Wabash's upcoming production of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead. 

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Jim Swift, Henry Swift, and Professor Hartnett stop by to talk about the recent revival of the Wabash College Pep Band.

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In this week's episode, multimedia entrepreneur Luke Stepleton '02 stopped by the WOMM Podcast Booth and had a chat with our host, Richard Paige. 

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Richard Paige sat down with the former sportscaster and professional football player Paul Maguire in this week's podcast.

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Host Richard Paige sits down with Co-Founder of the American Federation for Children Kevin Chavous '78, discussing his role in advocating for education and civil rights (Episode 86).

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Retired Major General Mike Lehnert sat down with us to talk about his time in the military, the handover of the Panama Canal, running Guantanamo Bay, and his plans for retirement (Episode 85).

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Host Richard Paige sits down with current students Joe Murphy '16, Clayton Randolph '16 and Austin Earl '17 discussing their work on the Wabash College Stats crew for home games throughout the year (Episode 84).

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Richard Paige is back this week with another mobile podcast.  This time, Jeff Been '81, the retiring director of the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, talks about his career and his plans for the future. (Episode 83)

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