Ask the Professor Broadcast Quiz Show - University of Detroit Mercy


Why is Ask the Professor Host Matt Mio so perplexed?

Ask the Professor Host surrounded by ATP coffee mugs

Brand new, limited edition Ask the Professor coffee mugs have arrived and Matt Mio has to give them away! 
Ask the Professor is an unrehearsed show of questions and answers, where you, the audience, can try and stump the professors of University of Detroit Mercy.

All you need to do to be sipping your morning brew out of one of these fabulous mugs is to send in a list of questions and answers to producer Michael Jayson. If your questions stump the profs, we'll mail you a mug!  Send us your qustions through fax, tweet, email or web. all the info is on this page:

"Ask the Professor": One of the Longest Running
Broadcast Shows in the U.S.

University of Detroit Mercy's quirky quiz show has been on the air since the 1950s.

Today, the show is moderated by Matthew J. Mio, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry. The program features University of Detroit Mercy faculty members from chemistry, communications, English, history, math, philosophy and sociology.

This panel of professors is challenged by listeners who send in questions about nearly everything, in an attempt to stump the group. Communications Studies students help produce the successful radio program, and each show is recorded and available as a podcast from iTunes.

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Recent episodes

  1. Episode # 1707 Download
    Air date: 10/23/16 With special guest Bacari Alexander, Head Coach, Detroit Titans Men's Basketball Team

  2. Episode # 1706 Download
    Air date: 10/16/16

  3. Episode # 1705 Download
    Air date: 10/9/16 We're pleased to have special guest panelist, Dr. Isaiah (Ike) McKinnon, University of Detroit Mercy Department of Education, back on the show for another week.

  4. Episode # 1704 Download
    Air date:10/2/16 With special guest panelist, Dr. Isaiah (Ike) McKinnon, from the Department of Education at University of Detroit Mercy.

  5. Episode # 1703 Download
    Air date: 9/25/16 Featuring the second of two special programs dedicated to the memory of long-time Ask The Professor host Edwin DeWindt.

  6. Episode # 1702 Download
    Air date: 9/18/16 A special program honoring the memory of long-time ATP moderator Edwin DeWindt. With host Matt Mio. Today's panel features Arthur Beer, Theatre & Performing Arts; Claire Crabtree, English: Sarah Stever (Gravelle), History; and Dan Maggio, formerly from the College of Engineering & Science.

  7. Episode # 1701 Download
    Air date: 9/11/16

  8. Episode # 1652 Download
    Air date: 9/4/16 Featuring a rebroadcast of a classic ATP episode from November 1985

  9. Episode # 1651 Download
    Air date: 8/28/16 Featuring a rebroadcast of a classic ATP show from October 1985

  10. Episode # 1650 Download
    Air date: 8/21/16