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Each week Dr. Pearson Cross interviews Acadiana's most influential officials and news-makers.

    • Dr. Pearson Cross invites Dr. Sally O, Donlon and Dr. Claire Maness to speak about "Books Along the Teche" Literary Fest, happening April 1-3, 2022.
    • Each week Dr. Pearson Cross interviews Acadiana's most important officials and news-makers.
    • Each week Dr. Pearson Cross interviews Acadiana's most important officials and news-makers.
    • This week Bayou to Beltway welcomes journalist Will Sutton to the program. Our discussion probes the origination of his columns, focusing on the development of the material, his point of view, and his interaction with the readers. We discuss how Sutton addresses different issues in the context of a black journalist writing for a mostly white readership and then go on to talk about some of the specific incidents he has written about lately, including Ronald Greene, police violence and HBCU bomb threats.Columnist and editor, Will Sutton on Bayou to Beltway, this Wednesday at 1:30 on KRVs 88.7 FM. And at podcast after the initial broadcast.
    • Vice President for Research, Dr. Ramesh Kolluru on Bayou to Beltway this Wednesday at 1:30 pm (KRVS 88.7 fm)Dr. Kolluru discusses the enormous jump that UL Lafayette just took to achieve R1 status; a status enjoyed by only 137 universities across the United States. The conversation focuses on what UL did to reach this select group of research universities and what this status means for Lafayette, Acadiana and Louisiana going forward. We celebrate the research victories already won by UL researchers including their contribution to the development of the Pfizer COVID vaccine, and look forward to more stunning research in the future.Dr. Ramesh Kolluru on Bayou to Beltway this Wednesday, February 23 at 1:30 pm on KRVS 88.7 fm.
    • Today on Bayou to Beltway, Courtney Bergeron and Kayla Hebert of the UL Lafayette Alumni Association.The topic: UL Lafayette Alumni Association's upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala scheduled for March 26 at the Alumni Center. Ms. Bergeron and Ms. Hebert discuss the role of alumni in the life of the university, the part they play in connecting graduates with departments and each other, and how the good news about UL Lafayette is shared. Another focus was this year's honoree, Herbert "Herbie" Schilling, a long-time supporter of UL and the Alumni Association. Tickets are still available for those wishing to support UL Alumni and the 25th Anniversary Gala.Kayla Hebert and Courtney Bergeron talking about the UL Alumni Association Gala, March 26th at 6 pm on Bayou to Beltway, 1:30 on Wednesday on KRVs 88.7 FM, and podcast anytime at
    • Distinguished educators Dr. Nathan Roberts, Dean of the UL College of Education, and Dr. Aimee Barber, faculty member speak on teacher shortages in the public schools and the challenges of the education profession on Bayou to Beltway at 1:30 Wednesday on KRVS FM (88.7) at 1:30 pm. Or, go to to catch the podcast anytime (after broadcast)
    • Authors Dr. Claire Manes and Dr. Marcia Gaudet talk about Carville and Leprosy on Bayou to Beltway (KRVS 88.7 FM) Wednesday at 1:30.
    • Bayou to Beltway speaks with author Dege Legg, about his extraordinary new book, Cablog: Diary of a Cab Driver, out on UL Press. Our conversation focuses…
    • Bayou to Beltway speaks with scientist Dr. James Albert, of the UL Biology Department about the report titled, Scientist's Warning on the Amazon, which is…
    • Bayou to Beltway welcomes Dr. Matthew Ward and Dr. William Davie this Wednesday at 1:30 on KRVS 88.7 FM.Drs. Davie and Ward look back at 2021, an eventful…
    • Strategic foresight expert and futurist Angela Cring appears on Bayou to Beltway this week to discuss ways of thinking about and preparing for the future.…