Morning Conversation

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WSIU Public Radio presents "Morning Conversations." Join Host Jennifer Fuller as she interviews dignitaries, local leaders, community organizers, artists and more.

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Health & Medicine
2:47 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Bioethics: A Discussion with Thad Pope

Thad Pope, Bioethicist Hamline University

Thursday is National Health Care Decisions Day.  The goal is to encourage and raise awareness of advanced care planning for end of life.

Thad Pope is a bioethicist and is the director of the Health Law Institute at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.  He is visiting SIU Carbondale as the John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in Residence. 

Pope talked with  WSIU’s Jeff Williams about the current trends in bio-ethics and end of life medical treatment.

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Education
5:02 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Nature Educators conference at Touch Of Nature

Environmental Educators from all across the state of Illinois converged at Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Touch Of Nature Environmental Center recently.

WSIU's Kevin Boucher was there.

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Morning Conversation
9:02 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Ozark Tour - Wildflowers and Waterfalls

Jackson Falls
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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Heather Cary and Kelly Pearson with the Shawnee National Forest, and Gillum Ferguson with the River To River Trail Society, about the upcoming Ozark Tour.

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Morning Conversation
8:00 am
Fri April 10, 2015

All Species Puppet Parade

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Beloved Puppetista's Cade Bursell about upcoming puppet making workshops, and the All Species Puppet Parade - scheduled for April 22.

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Morning Conversation
8:00 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Stage Company: "Becky's New Car"

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with co-directors Jacquie Betz and Vince Rhomberg about the upcoming "Becky's New Car" performance by The Stage Company.

Morning Conversation
8:00 am
Tue April 7, 2015

SI Men's Conference

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Lisa Mann of Women for Health and Wellness and Dr. Brad Miller about the upcoming Southern Illinois Men's Conference.

Morning Conversation
2:17 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

SIU Considers Impact of Proposed State Budget Cut

SIU Trustees Chair Randal Thomas and SIU President Randy Dunn go over tuition increase proposals
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Presidents from the state's public universities have met with lawmakers at the state capitol to object to Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed higher education budget for FY 2016.

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Morning Conversation
12:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

The Carbondale Study

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Journalism and Political Science Professor Scott McClurg about "The Carbondale Study," which aims to guage the views of residents on a range of issues from law and crime to environmental issues and race, healthcare, and community relationships.

Morning Conversation
2:01 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

Community Cinema: "The Homestretch"

This coming weekend's Community Cinema at the Carbondale Library features the Independent Lens documentary "The Homestretch."

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Morning Conversation
11:46 am
Tue March 3, 2015

SIU President Randy Dunn (3/3/2015)

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about budget issues, new members of the SIU Board of Trustees, and more.

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