The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that 2014 could very well end up being the hottest year on record. We’ll hear about taking Earth’s temperature and whether the fever will ever break from Dr. Robert Davies, a physicist with the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University. Plus your top local headlines.
Today, part two of our discussion with Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security at the US State Department. In the second half of our conversation, we look at why the U.S. hasn’t signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, we examine the greatest threats to nuclear security and we hear about […]
Today – Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security at the US State Department. Gottmoeller spoke earlier this week at Westminster College as part of the Ambassador John Price and Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series presented by the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy in partnership with Westminster College and […]
Election day is less than two weeks away and so today we’re taking a close look at your ballot with Maryann Martindale, executive director of the nonprofit, good government group Alliance for a Better Utah. Plus your top local headlines. Voter information links mentioned in the interview: judges.utah.gov vote.utah.gov utahnsforpublicschools.org
Last week on the show we had a conversation with a biologist from the state of Utah about a recent encounter with a wolf from a northern Idaho pack that had made its way more than 800 miles to arrive in Utah’s Uinta mountains. Today we keep that conversation going with Kirk Robinson, Executive Director […]
Today on the program we hear from Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy a group that aims to foster global understanding and respect between Utahns and people from around the globe. The organization works to bring international delegations to our state for an exchange of ideas and culture, to learn […]
Today on the show, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian canceled her appearance at Utah State University this week – after receiving death threats and learning that a state law meant that the school was unable to ban weapons from her lecture. We’ll talk guns on campuses with Ada Meloy of the American Council on Education, […]
Today on the program, we feature a conversation KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham had with Dr. Susan Madsen, a professor of management, and of leadership and ethics at Utah Valley University. Madsen recently completed a series of research briefs on the status of women leaders in Utah. Her Utah Women and Leadership Project has exposed a notable […]
In recent months a solitary wolf from a pack on the Idaho-Canada border strayed into Utah and was photographed in August on the South Slope of the Uinta mountains. We speak with Kimberly Hersey, Mammals Conservation Coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to learn more. Note that in the coming weeks The Rundown […]
Today on the program we hear from the Utah Health Policy Project’s Matt Slonaker about governor Herbert’s Medicaid Expansion alternative, and about getting healthcare right in Utah. Plus your top local headlines and more.