WILL - Productions - November 25, 2011 ~ Comment (0)

2011: Breaking Down Disability Barriers, The Legacy Of Tim Nugent


(Duration: 30:00)

How did the U of I help shape the way the nation thinks about disability? A radio documentary by Urbana Uni High students, airing at 10 am Thursday, Nov. 24, at 11 am Friday, Nov. 25, on WILL-AM 580, looks at the days when disabled students were new on the U of I campus and at the U of I Beckwith program that allows students with severe disabilities to live on campus.

WILL - Productions - September 27, 2008 ~ Comment (0)

2008: Competing Against Discrimination: Achieving Equality In Athletics At The U of I


(Duration: 57:44)

Students in the class of 2011 researched and interviewed 16 people who overcame obstacles because of race, gender or disability, talking to them about their experiences, said Uni student Maria Gao, who along with Anne Machesky, produced the hour-long documentary, Competing Against Discrimination: Achieving Equality in Athletics at the University of Illinois. It aired at 6 pm Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, on WILL-AM 580.