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Access Utah
3:48 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Winterizing a Garden on Access Utah Monday

Mark Anderson joins Bryan Earl in studio today to discuss hydrating a garden for the winter months especially after a dry season, as well as how to properly shut down a garden. 

You can ask Bryan Earl any gardening question on Twitter, by visiting his page or using #AUGarden. 

Fresh Folk
5:51 pm
Sat October 13, 2012

Fresh Folk- October 13

In honor of UPR’s pledge drive, I’m presenting a foot-stomping bluegrass show this week, with featured artists The Steel Wheels and the Evie Ladin Band. I’ll also play tunes from new releases by Blue Mule, Molasses Creek and Mariel Vandersteel, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio

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Science Questions
3:56 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Dan MacNulty on the Yellowstone Wolf Project Findings Published this Month

A new Utah State University study reveals which traits allow wolves to reproduce successfully. Science Questions producer Elaine Taylor speaks with Professor Dan MacNulty, whose findings were published this month in the Online Journal of Animal Ecology.

Access Utah
3:48 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson on AU Thursday

Mary Robinson served as president of Ireland from 1990 - 1997 and was the first woman to chair the U.N. Commission for Human Rights. She is also the founder of the Ethical Globalization Initiative, advocates for the integration of human rights, gender sensitivity, and enhanced accountability in politics. As president, Robinson bravely fought for women's rights, gay and lesbian rights, and for other underserved populations in the country, bridging religious, social, and economic groups.

Access Utah
6:23 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Founding Fathers and the Election on Access Utah Wednesday

Richard Brookhiser, a Senior Editor at the National Review, has written several books on our founding fathers.  His latest is a biography of James Madison, who he calls the “father of politics.”  We’ll talk about James Madison, review the state of conservative politics, and look at the presidential election with Richard Brookhiser on Wednesday’s AU.

Access Utah
9:18 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Humanitarian Soldier on Access Utah Tuesday

Rhodes Scholar and Navy SEAL, Eric Greitens has worked in Bolivia, hunted terrorists in Iraq, and learned from refugees in Bosnia and Croatia, survivors of genocide in Rwanda, and fellow SEALs who fought in Afghanistan.  He is founder of The Mission Continues, a non-profit organization that challenges veterans to lead in their communities, and author of the bestselling book, "The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL." 

Access Utah
11:01 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Insects Swarm on Access Utah Monday

Yellow jackets are swarming, the box elder bugs are massing, aphids are increasing their numbers. We've discussed these insects before, but we're going to talk about them again with Utah State University Extension Entomologist Diane Alston will be with us today for the last time of the season. 

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
10:30 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Military Sexual Assault Lawsuit on Access Utah Thursday

Nineteen current and former members of the U.S. military have filed a lawsuit alleging that they were sexually assaulted while serving.  They claim that even though reform has been promised for years, the military doesn’t seriously investigate or punish sexual predators.

On Wednesday’s AU we’ll hear the stories of former Utah resident Kelly Alvesteffer Smith and Danielle Hoffman, who are among the plaintiffs. 
We’ll also talk with Salt Lake Tribune reporter Kristen Moulton and Amy Ziering, producer of "The Invisible War," a documentary film on the subject.  

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