Going Public

Whether it's education and politics or arts and culture, nothing is off limits on KRCU's Going Public.

Paul Hudson/Flickr, License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

3.1 billion people on the planet are using some form of social media today and out of those users, 6.8% have reportedly exhibited symptoms characteristic of social media or internet addiction. Missouri’s freshman Senator, Josh Hawley recently proposed legislation to regulate these big social media tech companies - Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter - and call it the Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology Act, or the “SMART” Act, for short.

Lindsey Grojean/KRCU

On this installment of Going Public, we talk with Southeast President Carlos Vargas. about Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020 and it’s impact on Southeast Missouri State’s budget.

The audio from the interview is from the television program “Focus on Southeast.”

Southeast Missouri State University

Today on Going Public, we talk with George Gasser, who's been named the new director of alumni services at Southeast Missouri State University. He'll be taking over for Jay Wolz, who announced his retirement at the beginning of the semester. Gasser currently serves as an assistant director of admissions for recruitment at Southeast. 

Missouri Department of Conservation

On today's episode of Going Public, we sit down with AJ Hendershott, the educational regional supervisor for the Missouri Department of Conservation, about concerns with chronic wasting disease, also known as CWD. The disease, which is fatal to deer, has been found in white-tailed deer in 11 Missouri counties.

AJ Hendershott:

Lindsey Grojean/KRCU

Baby boxinettes have been introduced in our listening area to promote safe sleep and reduce infant mortality. For “Going Public,” Southeast Missouri State University’s director of Health Communication and KRCU's “To Your Health” host Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs sat down with Dr. Alan Barnette, a neonatologist at Saint Francis Medical Center, and Morgan Nesselrodt, project coordinator for the "First Birthday" Project, to discuss why the boxinette program was developed and where it is headed.

Pages