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Radio Show Wednesday Features FGCU Research Opportunities

Florida Gulf Coast University’s monthly radio series Regional Outlook will feature a conversation with Tom Roberts, director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, on WGCU-FM 90.1 and WMKO-FM 91.7.

The show will take a look at the number of increasing research opportunities at FGCU for both professors and students, the role of research in higher education, how the amount and quality of research at FGCU compares to other comprehensive universities as well as characterizing FGCU research in terms of range of subjects investigated.

The discussion will also cover to what extent research at FGCU is geared to respond to the unique needs and challenges of Southwest Florida, and what the public can expect when they attend Research Day on Friday, April 26 at FGCU.

Regional Outlook benefits the FGCU service area of Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades and Lee counties.

For more information about the program, contact associate vice president for Community Relations, Audrea Anderson, at (941) 590-1083 or program director for WGCU/WMKO, Taylor Lewis, at (941) 590-2504.

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