Sheri Quinn

Program Producer, Science Questions

Sheri Quinn has been doing science radio for the past twelve years. She started the very first science radio program in Utah in 1999, and since has produced multiple national and international broadcasts, including producing an audio series on the Aché in Paraguay and efforts to save the last remnants of the Atlantic Rain Forest.  She is a veteran reporter who has interviewed numerous world-leading scholars, corresponding for Voice of America and NPR.

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Science Questions
2:37 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Utah's Pharmaceutical Industry takes risk on Science Questions Friday

Science Questions profiles leading scientists in Utah’s pharmaceutical industry.  It is a risky business that pays off well when a drug makes it to market but the chances of getting there are slim. 

Access Utah
2:06 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Dinos and Drugs on Access Utah Friday

The science of dinosaurs is the topic at USU's Science Unwrapped lecture series tonight.  Today on the program, Sheri Quinn talks to the guest speaker, paleontologist Dr. Kenneth Carpenter about dinosaur behavior and biology.  

At 9:30 Science Questions profiles leading scientists in Utah’s pharmaceutical industry.  It is a risky business that pays off well when a drug makes it to market but the chances of getting there are slim. 

Access Utah
9:43 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Wyoming Wolves and Drugs in America on Access Utah Friday

Wyo. Game and Fish

Drug addiction is an epidemic in the U.S.  September is national recovery month and it is also pain awareness month. Treatment for chronic pain can sometimes lead to addiction.  Dr. Lynn Webster specializes in addiction and pain medicine.  He talks to producer Sheri Quinn about the challenges of treating addiction and current methods that are the most successful according to his experience with the national problem.

Science Questions
2:21 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

How Wolves Changed a Man's Life on Science Questions

Science Questions presents current wolf policies across the west and the new book called "Wolfer," a memoir about one man's experience trapping and hunting wolves for the federal government and how it changed his life's direction.   

Access Utah
1:16 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Wolves in Yellowstone on Access Utah Friday

Today on the program Sheri Quinn talks to wildlife biologist William ripple about wolves in the Yellowstone ecology.  His research shows the re-introduction of wolves there has improved the habitat and it has also revived a species of aspen tree, and some birds, fish, and insects. At 9:30 Science Questions presents current wolf policies across the west and the new book called "wolfer," a memoir about one man's experience trapping and hunting wolves for the federal government and how it changed his life's direction.   

Environment
5:14 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

My Farm House: 12-year-old Girl Discusses Fracking at Her Front Door

Deborah Partin shares how fracking has affected her life on her farm.

12-year-old Deborah Partin lives in a historic farm house along route 260 in Monroe County bordering the Ohio River in southeastern Ohio. She lives there with her parents, Ruth and Mike, a few horses, chickens, goats, cats, and dogs. They grow berries and other crops on 205 acres of land.

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Science Questions
12:20 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Science Questions Explores Space on Friday

Science Questions guides you through the steps to launch a rocket into outer space with the private aerospace company ATK based in northern Utah.  Then,  Science Questions presents current satellite research and a student driven project in space that was developed at USU's Space Dynamics Lab. 

Access Utah
12:10 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Art Captures Science on Friday's Access Utah

Art has captured the historical record of science through time. Today on the program tonight's Science Unwrapped speaker, Dr. Laura Gelfand, head of Utah State University's  Department of Art and Desgin discusses science in prominent works of art, particularly during the Renaissance period. At 9:30, Science Questions guides you through the steps to launch a rocket into outer space with the private aerospace company ATK based in northern Utah.

Science Questions
2:32 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Nasa Gets Tricked on Science Questions

Science questions explores science education through the innovative lens of a Native American scientist named Ed Galindo.  He is infamous for landing his student's high school science project on the international space station.

Access Utah
9:41 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Cheese and Space on Access Utah Friday

Today on the program Sheri Quinn talks to local cheese mongers about our addiction to cheese and how to shop for the best kinds of cheese from across the world. 

At 9:30 science questions explores science education through the innovative lens of a Native American scientist named Ed Galindo.  He is infamous for landing his student's high school science project on the international space station.  

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