Morning Conversation

Periodically at 7:45am

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

SIU is reaching out to the region, hoping to introduce people to the many programs and services available. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talked with Continuing Education and Outreach Director Kathy Stallman and Recreation Center Associate Director Sally Wright about "For The Community":

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale Program Director Tina Carpenter about this year's summer offerings.

Randy Dunn

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with moderators Paulette Curkin and Rev. Katherine Bryant Graves about the upcoming Community Cinema screening of "Limited Partnership."

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.