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On the U Archive

2012-12-02 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)

Thanks for visiting the OntheU website!

This podcast is no longer in production, but episodes #93 through #117 are still available for download through this site.   Many of these episodes are also available through iTunes.

As time allows, I intend to bring older episodes up from my personal archive and make them available.

I appreciate your visit and hope you enjoy these episodes.


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OTU #103 - Happy Birthday Mr. Lincoln

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Aaron and Steve celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday! They also discuss tornadoes, early spring storms, Valentine's Day, Sexual Respectability Week, and USA vs. Mexico soccer.

For more information about President Lincoln's birthday, check out these websites:
Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
Lincoln 200 Years - C-SPAN

Check out U.S. Soccer by clicking here.

Thanks for listening! We'd love to have your feedback! You can reach us by calling 918-919-0456 or by emailing ontheu [at] gmail.com.

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OTU #102 - From Tulsa to Vienna and Barcelona

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Whitney and Elizabeth begin their Semester Abroad studies. Steve talks with Whitney live over Skype from Vienna, Austria. Later, Elizabeth shares her first experiences of her time in Barcelona, Spain.

If you'd like to know more about Elizabeth's time in Spain, you can check out her blog/vlog at elizabethdoeseurope.blogspot.com.

Thanks for listening to OntheU! We appreciate your feedback, which you can send us by emailing ontheu [at] gmail.com, or by calling 918-919-0456.

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OTU #101 - Firefighter, Films and Festivities

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


Join Elizabeth, Will, Joseph and Steve as they talk about final exams, Joseph's new job as a volunteer firefighter, and St. Florian (seen above) - the patron saint of firefighters. We also talk about our favorite (and not so favorite films), and our family Christmas traditions.

Thank you for listening! Be sure to check out the other great podcasts at www.sqpn.com. We'd love to have feedback about our show or any topics that you think we should cover. Please leave a message at 918-919-0456, or email us at ontheu [at] gmail.com.

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OTU #100 - Great Googley Moogley!

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


Join us as we celebrate episode #100! We talk about how we got to 100 episodes, things we're thankful for (including giraffes!), StoryCorps and the National Day of Listening, and more!

Here are some links to stuff mentioned in this episode:
StoryCorps
National Day of Listening
"Podcasting for Dummies" at amazon.com

Thanks so much to all our listeners as we reach this milestone! We welcome your feedback at +1-918-919-0456 or via email at ontheu [at] gmail.com.

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OTU #99 - The Pat and Louisa Show

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, we present two special interviews.

First, Steve has a late night chat with co-host Pat Padley. They talk about filming football games, praise and worship nights, and movies.

Here are a couple of movie review links:
USCCB Office for Film and Broadcasting
Yahoo! Movies

Later Louisa Pittman, the Accidental Archeologist, talks with Steve about her grad school adventure in England. Be sure and check out the Accidental Archeologist website and podcasts by clicking here.

Thank you for listening to OntheU! We welcome your feedback at +1-918-919-0456 or by emailing us at ontheu [at] gmail.com.

Join the SQPN community by visiting the forums at forums.sqpn.com.

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OTU #98 - Flag Football & Presidential Pooches

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode Aaron and Jordan join Steve to discuss voting in the presidential election, winning the campus' co-rec flag football championship, the hoopla involved with choosing the next White House dog, and anticipating Thanksgiving.

What are YOU thankful for? Let us know and be a part of our annual Thanksgiving tradition. Please call our feedback line at 918-919-0456 or by emailing us at ontheu [at] gmail.com.

The new SQPN forums are now online! Be a part of the growing SQPN community at forums.sqpn.com.

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OTU #97 - Smorgasbord

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


Aaron and Whitney join Steve for a "smorgasbord" episode. We talk about a bunch of different things including the Tulsa Run, Route 66 Marathon, the impact of the economic turmoil on students, Halloween, Wii Music, Rock Band, and guitar playing.

Here are some related links:
Tulsa Run
Route 66 Marathon
Wii Music
Rock Band

Thanks for listening! Feedback is welcome at 918-919-0456 and by email at ontheu [at] gmail.com. Comments can also be left at www.ontheu.com and www.sqpn.com.

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OTU #96 - Haec Est Domus Domini

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Mike Malcom of Tulsa's Holy Family Cathedral takes Steve on a behind-the-scenes tour of the cathedral and the on-going renovations.

Learn more about Holy Family Cathedral by visiting their website or by viewing this video.


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OTU #95 - Monarchs and Fountains

2012-11-21 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Elizabeth and Steve stroll the University of Tulsa campus discussing monarch butterflies, new fountains on campus, the ongoing financial turmoil, football, and Elizabeth's plan to study abroad in Barcelona.

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OTU #106 - A Student's View

2012-11-01 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)



In this episode, Steve and Scott talk about the Notre Dame controversy of inviting President Obama to speak at graduation. He tells us about the various student reactions and his prayerful plans to be involved.

Since this is our Good Friday episode, we leave you with some meditative music from J. S. Bach's Mass in B minor.

This music can be found at www.magnatune.com:
Mass in B minor - J.S. Bach, by American Bach Soloists.

It's not too late to participate in this year's SQPN Giving Campaign. If you can support the work of Catholic new media, please go to www.sqpn.com and donate!

If promoting SQPN and its shows amongst your friends and family is something you would enjoy, why not become a member of the SQPN Star Teams? Go to starteams.sqpn.com for more information.

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OTU #105 - On the Path

2012-11-01 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Pat and Steve discuss a Question of Faith entitled "On the Path". Are you on the path that God has for you? Are you striving for the things in life that God wants for you? A great discussion for Lent.

They also discuss Spring Break, the new SQPN Star Teams and the upcoming Catholic New Media Celebration. Check out these links for more information:

Star Teams
Catholic New Media Celebration - June 27th

The annual SQPN Giving Campaign is going on now! If you enjoy what SQPN offers and you wish to help spread the word about Catholic New Media, donate to SQPN by clicking here.

Music in this episode is from the album "A Celtic Celebration" by Da Camera on magnatunes.com.

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OTU #104 - Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving

2012-11-01 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Pat and Steve talk about prayer, fasting and almsgiving during Lent. Is Lent all about "giving something up"?

Pat is trying out a Lenten meditation called "In Converstation with God" by Francis Fernandez. Here's a link where you can find more information.

In a new "good student" segment, they discuss a new study from SUNY-Fredonia that suggests that listening to podcast lectures may be better than attending class! If you'd like to read the article, here it is.

Thanks for listening to OntheU! We'd appreciate your feedback, via email at ontheu [at] gmail.com or by calling our feedback line at 918-919-0456.

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OTU #111 - We're On A Mission, Part 2

2012-10-24 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


Steve and Eric wrap up their audio diary of their trip to Guatemala. In this episode, hear about the big soccer match between the short-term and long-term volunteers at the San Lucas Mission and visiting the old colonial city of Antigua.

If you'd like to see some photos of our trip, you can check out my album on Flicker at this link, or on Facebook at this link.


Interesting links in this episode:
SQPN Connect - social network
St. Ignatius College Prep
San Lucas Mission
Lake Atitlan - wikipedia
Antigua, Guatemala

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OTU #110 - We're On A Mission, Part 1

2012-10-24 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


This is a special "On the Road" episode of OntheU. This episode is Part 1 of an audio diary kept by Steve and his nephew Eric while visiting the San Lucas Mission in San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala.

The San Lucas Mission is operated by the Diocese of New Ulm in Minnesota. It offers a number of important programs to the people of San Lucas, including a medical clinic, parish school, reforestation project, woman's shelter, and a coffee collective.

For more information about the mission, please visit www.sanlucasmission.org.
Steve and Eric visited the mission from July 3-10, 2009 and this is their report of their work and activities while in Guatemala.

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OTU #109 - Hi! I'm MAT

2012-10-24 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Steve talks about the status of his graduate school application and taking the MAT - Miller Analogies Test.

Steve also reports from last week's Catholic New Media Celebration in San Antonio. Listen to some on the scene interviews with podcasters and attendees of the conference.

Here's the Catholic iPhone application commercial that Dr. Paul Camarata put together. It's a bit of a spoof, but well done!




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OTU #108 - The Once and Future Podcast

2012-10-24 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)



In this episode, Steve talks about the past and the future of this podcast. He also talks about returning to graduate school, the Year of the Priests, the International Twitter Campaign for Vocations, and Pat's new podcast.

Prayers and best wishes for Emily & Jacob, and Kaitlin & Aaron, two couples getting married in June.

Check out these sites mentioned in this episode:

Year for Priests - USCCB.
International Twitter Campaign for Vocations
Catholic Under the Hood Podcast
Catholic Moments Podcast and Catholicmom.com
In Between Sundays

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OTU #107 - Cemetery Lessons

2012-10-24 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Steve talks to Whitney (Cookie Girl) about her trip to Poland for Easter. This will be our last report from Europe as Whitney's study abroad semester has ended!

Steve takes you on a soundseeing tour of Tulsa's Calvary Cemetery and discusses some of the lessons to be learned there.

Music in this episode is from the album Curandero by the group Curandero, from www.magnatunes.com.

Come to the 2nd Annual Catholic New Media Celebration in San Antonion, TX on June 27th. Get all the information at celebration.sqpn.com

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OTU #115 - Lessons from a Christmas Blizzard

2012-10-17 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)



In this episode, Steve gives his thoughts about celebrating Christmas in the midst of a blizzard. Working retail is hard! Learn about Steve's recent time working at the local Apple store.

In a Good Student segment, we discuss preparations for the new semester by evaluating the last one and setting new priorities.

SQPN is in the midst of its Giving Campaign. If you're a fan of SQPN and the work it does in the new evangelization, show your support with a donation at www.sqpn.com/donate.

Feedback is welcome! Call our feedback line at 918-919-0456 or send email to ontheu [at] gmail.com.

Music in this episode can be found at www.musicalley.com:
"Christmas Waltz" by Damon Timm
"Come with Me" by The Clintons

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OTU #114 - Xie Xie Maria

2012-10-17 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Steve gives his thoughts on Freshman Loneliness and Homesickness. Also, Maria skypes in all the way from Xiamen, China to tell us about her year of studying abroad.

Check out these links:
www.secretsofflashforward.com

Music in this episode is by Susan Teng, found on www.magnatunes.com:
"Motherland" and "Tien's Lullaby" from the album Miles Beyond.

Thanks for listening! I'd love some feedback. You can call my feedback line at 918-919-0456, or by emailing ontheu [at] gmail.com.
















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OTU #113 - Helicopter Parents

2012-10-17 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, OntheU is celebrating its 3rd Anniversary! Yay! Our new "College 101" segment gives advice to helicopter parents who tend to hover over their students too much. In "Reflections from the 412," Steve talks about his daily commute and using that time for spiritual growth.

Here are some link related to this show:
"Helicopter Parents Need to Step Back" from CNN.com
"No escape from 'helicopter parents'" from seattlepi.com
Helicopter Parents - wikipedia
Downloadable Audio Rosaries - RosaryArmy.com

New shows on SQPN:
Catholic Foodie
In Between Sundays
Among Women

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OTU #112 - Teaching An Old Dog

2012-10-17 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)


In this episode, Steve goes back to graduate school as a "non-traditional" student, exploring the old adage about "teaching an old dog new tricks."

In a "Good Student" segment, Steve discusses a list of what new students should pack when leaving for college for the first time.

The "Question of Faith" segment tells the story of two Purdue University students who give free compliments to other students on campus. It's a great example of uplifting others.

Steve ends this episode with some CDC suggestions for avoiding the H1N1 "swine flu."

Thanks for listening! We'd love some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to call our feedback line at 918-919-0456, or by emailing ontheu [at] gmail.com

Links mentioned in this episode:
Checklist for College Room - www.collegeboard.com
Action Steps for Students, Faculty, and Staff to Prevent the Spread of Flu







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OTU #117 - Haiti: Music of the Children

2012-10-17 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)



Our trip to the SOLT Mission in Kobonal Haiti was a great success and a wonderful experience. In this first episode following our trip, Steve shares some of the music of the school children from the mission school.

As a special treat, Steve ends the episode with a newly discovered "most annoying sound in the world", ala the movie Dumb and Dumber.

Thanks for listening! Please send feedback to ontheu [at] gmail . com.

For more information, photos and video about the trip, check out haiti.everythingesteban.com.

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OTU #116 - Haiti #0 - Clearing the Cobwebs and Getting Ready

2012-10-17 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)



Another episode! At last!

But wait! What is this?

Steve is hijacking the OntheU feed to post some special episodes about his upcoming trip to the SOLT Mission in Kobonal, Haiti!

This episode is really just a test to see if he remembers everything he needs to know about recording and posting a podcast. (yes, it's been awhile)

Thanks for listening and follow along during his journey to Haiti in mid-March 2011. Additional episodes will be posted during the trip, if possible, or when he returns. It will all depend on the Internet situation in Kobonal.

Learn more about:
SOLT - Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity
SOLT Kobonal Mission

Musical bumpers is from "Memories of Ramens" by Raggae Far East on www.musicalley.com

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Pray the Rosary

2009-06-03 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)

Pat sent me the link to an awesome YouTube video encouraging young people to pray the rosary. It looks like it's been around for a year, but it's worth watching anytime. You should watch it. You should pray it. Enjoy!


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Catholic New Media Celebration - Promo Video

2009-05-29 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)

Mac and Katherine Barron of the "Catholic In A Small Town" show have produced a quirky but effective video promo for the upcoming CNMC. Watch this video and allow yourself to be moved to attend! Check out celebration.sqpn.com for conference information!


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OTU #94 - 40 Days For Life

2008-10-03 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)

Will, Whitney and Steve catch up on a lot of current topics, including: Homecoming & Street Painting 40 Days for Life Program to end abortion The New Facebook More Seminarians at the Pontifical North American College Campus Security Looking for a dow…

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OTU #93 - Christ in the Desert

2008-09-29 :: ontheu@gmail.com (Steve Nelson)

In this episode, Steve continues his soundseeing tour from his recent vacation in New Mexico. Part 1 was recorded 750 feet below the surface in the Carlsbad Caverns National Park. A fantastic place to visit, especially for a geologist like Steve! Explore…

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