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KUMD May Highlights

June 5, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in 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 last month featuring UMD people, places and events:

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country  -"I had a dream that it would make me smile"
May 1, 2017: Journey to Wellness in Indian Country  is produced with help from Dr. Mary Owen, Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health. The process to rename Lake Place Park Gichi 'ode Akiing ( gih chee o DAY ah king ) or "Grand Heart Place" and in so doing, recognize the Native...

Community Conversations: Life on death row - and the lies that put him there 
May 2, 2017: In April, UMD’s Criminology Club hosted death row exonoree Nathson Fields. Americans are talking about the death penalty these days; Arkansas pledged to put eight death row prisoners to death in 11 days in an effort to use...

Students swim with the big fish in UMD Shark Tank
May 2, 2017:  UMD students, community members and Duluth business professionals got to enjoy all the high-stakes excitement and cash (sorta) of Shark Tank without...

KUMD Album Review: Deep State
May 3, 2017: By UMD student Paige Oswald.Deep State | Thought Garden Athens, Georgia seems to be the music mill of the southeast having birthed acts like R.EM, Of Montreal and Dead...

Basement's Best Bets 5/5
May 4, 2017: UMD student Shea Docherty offers some recommendations for weekend entertainment. DJ Nola, Dirty Horse, and Big Wave Dave & the Ripples Boogie the night away with Electric House/Funk/Disco, Pontoon Rock, and Funk/Soul. Be sure...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan - disposable cameras and abandoned art
May 8, 2017: The Tweed Museum of Art's book club meets tomorrow night (plenty of time to skim the book before then) ... The actual film is actually being...

Student Views: Mike Kenyanya
May 8, 2017: Newly-elected UMD student-body president Mike Kenyanya joins Pavel this week to talk about a proposed measure (by a University of Minnesota alum) to...

Audio Story Challenge - Haiti
May 9, 2017: This week, we’re featuring some entries in the Audio Story Challenge at UMD. Here’s how it works. Journalism students had to tell a story in two to...

Audio Story Challenge - the backpacking trip gone awry
May 10, 2017: This week, we’re featuring some entries in the Audio Story Challenge at UMD. Here’s how it works. Journalism students had to tell a story in two to...

Audio Story Challenge - from escape to engagement: Kodey's Excellent Adventure
May 11, 2017: This week, we’re featuring some entries in the Audio Story Challenge at UMD. Here’s how it works. Journalism students had to tell a story in two to...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country  -"We'll be in triage mode again"
May 15, 2017:  Journey to Wellness in Indian Country  is produced with help from Dr. Mary Owen, Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health. There's concern in Indian country, too, about what will replace the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Mary Owen of UMD's Center for American...

Radio Gallery: Academy of Fine Art
May 23, 2017: Last year, the Tweed held an incredible exhibit of paintings by Jeffrey T. Larson and this week marks a year of students attending the new Great Lakes...

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country  -"I landed where I needed to be"
May 29, 2017: Journey to Wellness in Indian Country  is produced with help from Dr. Mary Owen, Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health.
Navajo/Lakota psychiatrist Dr Melvina Bissonette on finding home thousands of miles from where she grew up, the need for native physicians and...

Where's Art? with Annie Dugan - art in public
May 29, 2017: The Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places program Thursday answers who, what, where, when, why and how questions about public art; Sinew opens at the Tweed Museum of Art.

Creative Watershed Summit: goals and next steps for a "cultural landmark"
May 30, 2017: UMD's School of Fine Arts took part in the Creative Watershed Summit. It's more fun than street repair or replacing old sewer pipes ... and it's got its own funding stream. Now there are five goals and five "next steps."

Radio Gallery: Sinew
May 30, 2017: This week a new exhibit called "Sinew" opens at the Tweed Museum of Art bringing together the work of celebrated and accomplished female Native artists living and working in the Twin Cities...

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