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A Waddle Through Time

Dr. Philip Lavretsky, from the Department of Biology, joins host Louie Saenz to talk about the exhibit “A Waddle Through Time: Ducks, People, and the Conservation Odyssey” and the dos and don’ts for interacting with ducks.

“A Waddle Through Time: Ducks, People, and the Conservation Odyssey” is an exhibit that unveils the fascinating, and often surprising, tale of humans and ducks. From adorning feathered heads to starring in viral videos, ducks have woven themselves into the fabric of our lives in ways you never imagined.

This exhibition runs through July 27, 2024

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This interview originally aired on February 23, 2024

Louie Saenz has been in the news broadcasting business for over thirty years. He has been a News Anchor and Reporter for KDBC-TV, KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, NM and KTSM-TV in El Paso. Saenz earned a degree in Journalism from NMSU, and a Masters in Communication from UTEP. He is currently the News & Public Affairs Director for KTEP-FM, and a lecturer in the Communication Department. He is also the host of Focus on Campus and co-host on El Paso Prime Time.
Sam Cassiano is a native Californian who spent his formative years in the Bay Area. An army brat, his family toured Germany and Japan before settling in El Paso in 1973. Initially a Communications Major at UTEP, a radio internship at KPAS-FM 94, the PASS launched his broadcasting career. He can be heard as the morning news anchor on KTEP during NPR's Morning Edition, and Friday evenings at 10 pm as the host of Friday Night Blues.
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