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KUMD April & May Highlights

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June 7, 2018

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in April and May.

Each week, KUMD 103.3 FM covers numerous locally and internationally relevant topics and many times these stories have connections with our incredibly knowledgeable, resourceful, and talented UMD community. 

Here are just some of the stories KUMD aired in April and May featuring UMD people, places and events:

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: a busy week kicks off a busy month (SLIDESHOW)
April 2, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...   

Student Views: MPIRG
April 2, 2018: This week on Student Views, Mary Franz from MPIRG, a student organization at UMD who was a sponsor of the recent 8th District Congressional candidate...

Sea Grant Files: Speak Up About Duluth Watershed
April 3, 2018: Have you heard about the Duluth Urban Area Streams and Watershed reports? There are two public meetings happening this week and it is a great...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: 136 people helped; 572 turned away for lack of space
April 4, 2018: Duluth's ongoing conversation about Earned Safe and Sick Time is a critical one for people who risk their jobs if they take time off to care for a...

I Heart Consent: Getting rid of the gray areas
April 6, 2018: In this neck of the woods, we're not exactly famous for talking about feelings. But a recent workshop at UMD aimed to give people the words - and the...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: It's hard to look at art with beer and a word of the day (SLIDESHOW)
April 9, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: When equal isn't equitable
April 9, 2018: Parsing the difference between "equality" and "equity" is the kind of thing you might expect in a school assignment.

Sea Grant Files: Citizen Science Day
April 10, 2018: Listen to this week’s Sea Grant Files about how citizen scientists can learn the protocols, data gathering techniques and can contribute to community...

Green Visions: Just because you can doesn't mean you have to
April 11, 2018: The EPA's plans to roll back car emissions standards has brought to light another issue: just because the federal government relaxes regulations...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: "It's about and of our local area" (SLIDESHOW)
April 16, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...

Student Views: Music
April 16, 2018: Student Views is a snapshot of life at UMD from a different perspective. Alissa Hokr is our guest today at Student Views, talking about Vocal Jazz...

Alworth Lecture: Macron Effect
April 17, 2018: There has been a lot written about the Macron effect since he was elected as Prime Minister of France. Recorded in front of a live audience on...

Radio Gallery: Open Studio
April 17, 2018: This weekend is the Annual UMD Student Exhibition, Reception & Award Ceremony in the Tweed Museum of Art. Students in the University of... 

Tips for Hardy Gardeners: Giving away Tom Kasper
April 17, 2018: KUMD members love their KUMD tshirts and sweatshirts as thank-you gifts during membership drives, but as usual, we strike pay dirt when we give away...

Gaypril events at UMD: That's how the (pronoun) cookie crumbles
April 17, 2018: Gaypril at UMD is busting out all over with fun and informative events for queer students, their allies and anyone in the community who'd like to...

KUMD The Basement is proud to Sponsor the 2018 UMD Graduation Party
April 19, 2018: UMD Graduation Seniors will get down and boogie in celebration of their upcoming graduation with The Basement at Clyde Iron Works on Thursday...

Go Green at Glensheen
April 19, 2018: The UMD students of the Event Marketing course are putting on an event to celebrate Earth Day. The event is to spread awareness on how damaging the...

espnW's Katie Barnes: Women's sports show what solidarity looks like
April 19, 2018: espnW's Sports and Culture writer Katie Barnes spoke on the UMD campus recently, talking about the intersections of sports and social justice...

Where's Art?: Homegrown practice - How many events can you attend in an evening? (SLIDESHOW)
April 23, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: Greater access to U of M leadership
April 23, 2018: It took more than two years of conversations with Minnesota's eleven tribes and five University of Minnesota campuses to produce a draft update of the...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: A tribute to the "strong-hearted"
April 24, 2018: Zoongide'win (zoon GED eh win) means "strong-hearted" in Ojibwe, and it's also the title of an exhibition this week of maps, manuscripts and the...

Habitattitude: Finding the right place for dorm pets
April 25, 2018: The koi and goldfish that appeared in Bagley Nature Center's Rock Pond a number of years back were the tip-off that UMD had a situation to address...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: How would you capture a music festival? (SLIDESHOW)
April 30, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...

Student Views: Production Club
May 2, 2018: Student Views wraps up this academic year with a nod to students at the nearby College of St. Scholastica. Student Views welcome Alicia Tipcke...

Green Visions: Glensheen: How sweet it is
May 2, 2018: Emily Ford isn't the kind of gardener to sit around twiddling her thumbs when winter drags on. The harsh winter took her bees, but she's already...

Alworth Lecture: War in Yemen
May 3, 2018: Presented at UMD on April 4, 2018, KUMD recorded and broadcast the Alworth International Lecture; Yemen: The Forgotten War . Listen here to former US...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: The KwePack - Running and Redefining Native Women's Health
May 7, 2018: With over 150 members, the KwePack Running Group includes native women from across the region who run together, but also talk together, share...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: "A beautiful week to enjoy some beautiful art!"
May 7, 2018: Annie Dugan puts us in the know about several new events this week: An exhibit opens this Tuesday (May 8) at Karpeles Museum of paintings and other...

Green Visions: The Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) at UMD
May 9, 2018: KUMD's Adam Reinhardt has a conversation with UMD Assistant Professor Randel Hanson, the Co-Director of the Program in Environment and Sustainability.

The Story of Charlie and Kyle
May 10, 2018: Most people who go to a tattoo parlor are looking for body art. But one Duluth couple found love. UMD Journalism student Katherine Burke has the...

Seriously? with Elias Mokole
May 11, 2018: KUMD's Northland Morning host, Lisa Johnson, writes: 'I saw a video a while back with a nine year old, dressed in some kind of Elizabethan costume...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: The color has returned to our world (SLIDESHOW)
May 14, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...

In the Spirit of Medicine: What are my options?
May 14, 2018: "In the Spirit of Medicine,” every other Monday on Northland Morning, brings you the essays of UMD alumnus Dr. Arne Vainio.

Green Visions: "The story is there" - 250 years worth
May 16, 2018: The toxic blue-green algae blooms on Lake of the Woods are a human-created problem. And that it's going to take another few decades for the lake to...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: How to get more laundry folded (SLIDESHOW)
May 21, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere?

Sea Grant Files: Scientific Research
May 22, 2108: The Sea Grant wraps up their 2018 season with a focus on research happening in the Northland, like how beaver dams affect water flow and trout...

Green Visions: Bringing the impact of climate change home
May 23, 2018: Maybe it's hard to really internalize what rising ocean levels, for instance, mean when you live in the middle of the country. But the effect climate...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: All things film-art (SLIDESHOW)
May 28, 2018: Where's the best art opening this week? What shows are closing? Are there any calls-for-entries anywhere? Annie Dugan brings you a comprehensive look...

In the Spirit of Medicine: In the middle of a dream
May 28, 2018: In the Spirit of Medicine features the essays of Dr. Arne Vainio, an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on...

"Behold and shudder at the exhibition of this Dragon, brought forth to devour your Liberties..."
May 29, 2018: The gerrymander has been with us for literally, hundreds of years. So what can slay the beast? Legal scholars? Political science? Believe it or not:... 

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: 10% of the country's doctors
May 30, 2018: Four Native American doctors graduated from UMD's Medical School at the beginning of May...                              


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