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In this weekly show, hosts John Kealey and Jay Swords examine events of history through the discussion of books, journal articles, papers, and presentations, then historians and history buffs ask the question, what is relevant or irrelevant in today’s world.

Medieval Catholicism Nudging Europe To Democracy

Episode 423

In this episode

ROI welcomes Dr. Jonathan Schulz, Assistant Professor of Economics at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, to the 423rd edition of the program. Dr. Schulz and the panelists discuss — God and Mammon: Medieval Catholicism nudged Europe towards democracy and development. Its restriction on marriage within families expanded people’s sense of community to broader society.

Relevant or Irrelevant is recorded at the studios of KALA-FM, Davenport, IA-Quad Cities.


SAU News This Week is a student-produced radio newscast airing live on 88.5fm Fridays during the Fall 2020 semester at St. Ambrose University.

August 27, 2021

In this episode

On this first edition of SAU News This Week for the fall semester, KALA talks with new university president Dr. Amy Novak about the start of her time at St. Ambrose. The university also encouraged students to take part in a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Modern Woodmen Park with a free shuttle service from the Rogalski Center. 

Listen to these stories and more, right now, on 𝘚𝘈𝘜 𝘕𝘦𝘸𝘴 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘞𝘦𝘦𝘬.

SAU News This Week is a student-produced radio newscast airing live on 88.5fm Fridays during the Fall 2021 semester at St. Ambrose University.

KALA-FM is the radio station of St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, USA.


Award-winning sports talk radio show on St. Ambrose University’s KALA-FM. Each week, student hosts Logen Howell and David Meyer talk sports news, upcoming games and much more! Catch it first – Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. on KALA-HD2 106.1 FM in the Quad Cities, or catch up the following day on your favorite podcast player!

August 25, 2021

In this episode

In this episode, Logen Howell and David Meyer discuss the Denver Broncos Quarterback situation, who starts among the rest of the quarterback competitions and why the Padres are reeling.

All that and more, this week on Unsportsmanlike Conduct!

This show was broadcast on KALA-HD2 106.1FM on August 25, 2021. Unsportsmanlike Conduct airs live every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Quad Cities on the 106.1FM dial. The show can also be streamed live via TuneIn.

Welcome to the most common ghost stories from St. Ambrose University. Join Jamie Huennekens as she uncovers the creepiest entities that have been lurking around the small Iowa college since the late 1800s.

Evelyn Pt. 2

Episode 4

In this episode

In our fourth and final episode, Kasey Zielinski, St. Ambrose alum, unveils what she and her roommates did to rid the “malicious” entity that was invading their home. We also find out what happens to Evelyn and the little boy that were visiting the housemates previously.

WARNING: This episode contains explicit language.

In this monthly podcast, Editor of The Catholic Messenger, Barb Arland-Fye, engages listeners in the life of the people of the Diocese of Davenport. Arland-Fye goes beyond the church walls to see how people of faith share the joy of the Gospel with the world.

Meet Fr. Andrew Rauenbuehler

Episode 24

In this episode

The Rev. Andrew Rauenbuehler was ordained for the Diocese of Davenport on June 5, 2021. Join Barb Arland-Fye, Editor Of The Catholic Messenger, as we meet Fr. Andrew and share in his enthusiasm!

Music for this podcast series is provided by Joe Mattingly, composer and performer of the theme – all rights reserved.

Production for “Catholic Messenger Conversations” is courtesy KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa. This edition of “Catholic Messenger Conversations” was recorded on location at The Chancery Of The Diocese Of Davenport.

What makes a college athlete? Is it raw talent, years of disciplined practice, or is it something more? In this limited series, St. Ambrose student-athletes Cameron Giampaolo and Charles Hart sit down with SAU competitors at the top of their sport, as they search for the true definition of an athlete.

Sanders Plays Through Sand Trap in Life

Episode 4

In this episode

In the final episode, Cameron and Charles talk with SAU golfer Maitlyn Sanders. She opens up about her golf career and the difficulties of resuming her final competitive season after multiple injuries and knee surgery in the spring of 2021.

“More Than The Sport” is produced in Davenport, Iowa.


The Institute for Person-Centered Care at St. Ambrose University is challenging the status quo of healthcare. In this monthly podcast, we explore what person-centered care is,  how it can be implemented and what it means for patients. Whether you’re a healthcare provider or a patient, there is something in these discussions for you!

Healing From Trauma

Episode 17

In this episode

In this episode, Ann Garton welcomes Kit Evans-Ford for a discussion about supporting survivors healing from violence and other traumatic experiences.
This episode may be emotionally difficult for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, or other traumatic experiences.

Host: Ann Garton, MSN, RN, CNE, Director of the Institute for Person-Centered Care at St. Ambrose University
About: www.sau.edu/ann-garton

Guest: Kit Evans-Ford, DMin, Founder of Argrow’s House
About: https://argrowshouse.org/pages/founder

Learn more about Argrow’s House: https://argrowshouse.org/pages/our-story

Connect with us! Let us know what topic YOU want us to explore!
Email: ipcc@sau.edu
Facebook: facebook.com/SAUIPCC/
Twitter: @sau_ipcc
Web: www.sau.edu/institute-for-person-centered-care

St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, Iowa, USA.

Go behind the scenes of St. Ambrose University’s Dance Marathon with Public Relations and Marketing Director of DM 9, Carly Miller. If you’ve ever wondered why your classmates are wearing neon orange, what their fundraisers are actually funding, and who these kids are, then “Find Your Why” is for you.

In this limited series you’ll hear personal testimonies and behind the scenes details, as we explore the organization that claims to be “making miracles.”

DM 9 & What's Ahead for DM10

Episode 5

In this episode

In the final episode, we learn how DM9 was able to pull off an in-person event and hear from one of the co-executive directors of DM10.

Join Haley Rhoads as she brings light to mental health battles that individuals face and creates a platform to share their stories.

Anxiety & Fear of Failure

Episode 5

In this episode

In our final episode, Haley Rhoads welcomes Maggie Olson. Maggie, a soon-to-be Psychology graduate student, shares her tales of anxiety and the journey she has taken to gain control of her life.

**𝐃𝐈𝐒𝐂𝐋𝐀𝐈𝐌𝐄𝐑: This podcast is not a substitute for professional help. If you or someone you know is struggling please seek out a licensed counselor or therapist**

𝐄𝐱𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:
If you are interested in learning more about topics discussed in this episode of the podcast, the following links are suggestions of where to start.

-𝘕𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘐𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘵𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘔𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml
-𝘔𝘢𝘺𝘰 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘤: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anxiety/symptoms-causes/syc-20350961

-𝘕𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘐𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘵𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘔𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/

“How do you Feel?” is produced in Davenport, Iowa, USA.

In this monthly podcast,  Humility Homes and Services in Davenport, Iowa, engages community members in conversations about affordable housing and homelessness in the Quad Cities.

Hospitality Ambassadors

Episode 16

On this episode

Kyle Carter, executive director of the Downtown Davenport Partnership, and Chris Dunn, outreach navigator at Humility Homes & Services, are welcomed by host Patrick Adamson in this edition to talk about the promising news of the intersection of two programs in the Davenport, Iowa, community.

This podcast series is recorded at the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, USA.

In this weekly podcast, St. Ambrose University Chaplain Rev. Thom Hennen and SAU student Megan Grady discuss pop culture, faith and life at St. Ambrose. 

The Faith Awakens

Episode 50

In this episode

In the final episode, Fr. Thom & Meg reminisce about their time at St. Ambrose and with the podcast and look ahead to their next adventures.

Plus, they offer advice to future Ambrosians, discuss how to keep the faith alive post-college, and funny cat names.

Don’t miss the final episode of The Faith Awakens!

The Faith Awakens podcast is a production of St. Ambrose University Campus Ministry (Davenport, Iowa, USA).

Original theme music for this non-profit podcast was created and performed by Lauren Bollweg.



Join St. Ambrose student-athletes Keagan Dolphin, Ryan Warrick, and Zac Robinson as they aim to inspire and share insight through interviews with a new guest each week. Rest assured this podcast will be ‘sort of interesting, Kinda Kredible, and always go Full Circle!’

Our Final Episode | Season 1 Wrap

Episode 23

In this episode

The school year at St. Ambrose has come to an end. The guys reminisce on the progression of the podcast, look towards summer plans, and reflect on their own personal growth since childhood.

Plus, they announce plans for season 2!

Join the conversation! You can email the guys at kktfcpodcast@gmail.com

Connect with us: @kktfcpodcast

This podcast series is recorded at the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, USA.


From the Bleachers is a podcast series from the studios of KALA-FM. Each season, a student host from St. Ambrose University explores a different facet of sports at the Davenport, Iowa, college.

Fighting Bee Basketball with Zach Sullivan

Season 3 Ep. 6

In this episode

In the final episode of season three, Logen Howell sits down with St. Ambrose senior basketball player Zach Sullivan. Sullivan talks about what made him fall in love with the game, what brought him to SAU and how COVID-19 affected his season.

Season 3 of From The Bleachers focuses on senior athletes at St. Ambrose University. This is a student-produced podcast from the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, USA.


Welcome to the Who’s Who of SAU! Join Ryan Sandness as he takes an intimate look at the faculty and staff members of St. Ambrose University. We’ll learn about their hobbies, personal life, and interests beyond their field.

Tammy Norcross-Reitzler

Episode 6

In this episode

Meet Tammy Norcross-Reitzler. Tammy is a staff member at St. Ambrose Univesity. She serves as the Director of Campus Ministry. She and Ryan discuss her life-long career in the Catholic Church and what she does in her role at the university.

Plus, beginning this July, Tammy will work with her third chaplain in eight years. She shares her thoughts on the differences between the priests who have served in the role and the benefits of having alumni in the position.

Who’s Who of SAU is a student production of KALA-FM.

Theme music by audionautix.com