COVID-19 PANDEMIC | Impact on the Economy
Season 3, Ep. 6
Vermillion, S.D. - On this week's episode of Credit Hour, we speak with USD's Associate Professor of Economics Kathryn Birkeland, Ph.D., to analyze how Covid-19 is affecting the economy - locally, nationally and globally.
COVID-19 PANDEMIC | An Expert's Perspective
Season 3, Ep. 5
Vermillion, S.D. - On this week's episode of Credit Hour,USD's Associate Professor of Basic Biomedical Sciences, Victor Huber Ph.D, helps us understand COVID-19 from an expert's perspective.
TOM KLUDT | "Tom Talks" Media and Journalism
Season 3, Ep. 4
Vermillion, S.D. - On this week's episode of Credit Hour, we speak with USD alum and current freelance journalist, Tom Kludt, about his journey from small-town Volante Writer to successful CNN reporter.
TRAVIS HAHLER | Business Transformation and Innovation
Season 3, Ep. 3
Vermillion, S.D. - On this week’s episode of Credit Hour, we talk business transformation and innovation with USD alumnus Travis Hahler who currently serves as the Americas Change and Culture Lead at Google.
TIM SCHORN | Crisis in Iran
Season 3, Ep. 2
Vermillion, S.D. - On this week's episode ofCredit Hour,host Michael Ewald sits down with Tim Schorn, Ph.D., associate professor of International Studies to discuss the current circumstances surrounding the Iranian crisis.
MEGHANN JARCHOW | Australia Bushfires
Season 3, Ep. 1
Vermillion, S.D. - On this week's episode ofCredit Hour, host Michael Ewald sits down with Meghann Jarchow, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of USD’s Department of Sustainability & Environment to discuss the recentAustralian brush fires and the many ways the fires impactthe environment.
SAM HERLEY | Protecting South Dakota's History
Season 2, Ep. 13
VERMILLION, S.D. - 6000 recordings, six unique collections.The South Dakota Oral History Center’s mission to preserve and grow audio recordings that are important to the history of South Dakota.On this week's episode of Credit Hour, Host Michael Ewald has a conversation with Sam Herley, Ph.D, curator of the South Dakota History Center, about its mission of preserving unique stories of South Dakota’s history for future generations.“The diversity of the state is pretty remarkable, and that’s reflected in the history. I think that’s maybe something that most people today don't think about,” Herley said. “There’s an incredible number of cultures and perspectives when it comes to South Dakota and the history whether, its Native American, European, AfricanAmerican or blending a combination of others. Within that diversity is our universality as a state.”Find Credit Hour on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Google Play and usd.edu/podcast.
BRANDON NESS | The Movement Process
Season 2, Ep. 13
VERMILLION, S.D. - Physical therapy is a vital field that aids individuals through the healing process following an injury. Students may choose to pursue a career in physical therapy if they are interested in studying the science behind injuries and helping patients achieve their recovery goals.On this week's episode of Credit Hour, Host Michael Ewald has a conversation with Brandon Ness, Ph.D.,assistant professor of physical therapy, about his career with outpatient and sports physical therapy practice, his research in the physical therapy field, and what he teaches his students on a daily basis.“I always tell my students to make sure you know what you’re getting into. I think a good way to do that is to get a diverse array of observation experiences,” Ness said. “I think with physical therapy and occupational therapy, I’d recommend observing both and being able to really see what goes into each different profession and what differentiates those so you can make an educated decision that's best for your future.”Find Credit Hour on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Google Play and usd.edu/podcast.
TOM MROZLA | Police Accountability
Season 2, Ep. 12
VERMILLION, S.D. -Police accountability is a recently new subject that police departments have had to work with since in the 1950s.With the developments of body cameras, citizens using their own smartphones worked into investigative journalism, this is what police stations around the country have to manage in today's society.On this week's episode of Credit Hour, Host Michael Ewald has a conversation with Tom Mrozla, assistant professor of criminal justice about police misconduct and police accountability, the history of these issues and what it means for society today.“The police occupy a really interesting position within society. On one hand they are the public and on the other hand they are supposed to police the public,” Mrozla said.“So there’s an interesting power dynamic there that really intrigues me.”Find Credit Hour on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Google Play and usd.edu/podcast.