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Troy University Podcast Network

In partnership with Troy Public Radio, Troy University produces a wide range of podcasts featuring TROY faculty experts along with leaders in art, science, business, and politics, designed to inform, inspire, and entertain. We strive to present a variety of ideas in our programming. Commentaries and analyses presented on podcasts are the opinions of individual hosts or guests and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Troy University or its administration.

EconVersations: The Economics of a Central Bank Digital Currency (episode 0217)

Dr. Dan Sutter, of the Manuel Johnson Center for Political Economy, hosts EconVersations, a program that explores the role of free markets in promoting prosperity through conversations with Manuel Johnson Center faculty and guests. In this episode, Dr. Sutter interviews Dr. Scott Burns  of Southeastern Louisiana University, as they discuss The Economics of a Central Bank Digital Currency.

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EconVersations: The Economics of a Central Bank Digital Currency (episode 0217)

Dr. Dan Sutter, of the Manuel Johnson Center for Political Economy, hosts EconVersations, a program that explores the role of free markets in promoting prosperity through conversations with Manuel Johnson Center faculty and guests. In this episode, Dr. Sutter interviews Dr. Scott Burns  of Southeastern Louisiana University, as they discuss The Economics of a Central Bank Digital Currency.

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The Talk of TROY – “CHAOS & Miss Troy University” – February 16th, 2024

Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is staging its first narrative dance show in several years: Chaos, the story of how it all began. This is specifically the version from Greek myth. But, there’s a modern twist. Producer Chris Ahlf has the tale.
And a new Miss Troy University has been crowned. The competition is about more than just looks; it opens opportunities for contestants, as Producer Ariyid Hightower reports.

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A Sense of Place

In this episode of InChoir, we talk with composer Eric William Barnum about music and memories of home.

Eric Barnum is an internationally known conductor and composer who has received numerous awards and grants and has held residencies all over the world. He is currently the Director of Choirs at Drake University. His piece, A Thousand Red Birds, received its Carnegie Hall premiere in 2018.

InChoir is a production of Troy Public Radio and The College of Communication and Fine Arts at Troy University.

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The Talk of TROY – “NATO Leader Student Reporting & TROY’s Leadership Conference” – Feb. 9, 2024

Troy University recently held its annual leadership conference dedicated to the late Civil Rights Legend John Lewis. The goal is to encourage people from different cultural backgrounds to collaborate and get into good trouble, as Producer Ariyid Hightower reports.
And last week, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Lockheed Martin’s weapons manufacturing plant in TROY, almost two years after the War in Ukraine began. And Troy University journalism students were on the scene, as Producer Brendan Bryan tells us.

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“Host Rick Steves Shares His Travel Philosophy” – TPR’s In Focus – Feb. 7, 2024

Rick Steves, Host of “Travels with Rick Steves” on public radio, joins Kim Walker, Director of the Women’s Philanthropy Board at Auburn University, in a conversation with Carolyn Hutcheson of In Focus about Rick’s philosophy of travel as a broadening cultural experience.  Kim previews the Feb. 12th Winter Wanderings program, when Rick will deliver the keynote address.

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