suicide prevention http://iowapublicradio.org en Efforts to Curb Bullying in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/efforts-curb-bullying-iowa <p>More than half of the country’s teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyber-bullying. Today on River To River, a discussion on bullying in Iowa. Host Ben Kieffer hears the story of a young Iowan who was bullied, who now uses that experience to help others going through the same. <a href="http://www.matthewsplace.com/author/jake/" target="_blank">Jacob Stallman</a> is a 17-year-old Tipton resident who was named the 2013 Spirit of Matthew Award winner by the Matthew Shepard Foundation for his community work to overcome bullying and homophobia.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:41:46 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 31682 at http://iowapublicradio.org Efforts to Curb Bullying in Iowa News Buzz: Voter Fraud, DOT Cameras, Transgender Homecoming, and Space Exploration http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-voter-fraud-dot-cameras-transgender-homecoming-and-space-exploration <p>NASA&#39;s Juno spacecraft passed within about 350 miles of Earth&#39;s surface this week, before slingshotting off into space on a historic exploration of Jupiter.</p><p>On this news buzz version of River to River, hear from a University of Iowa research engineer about Juno, and from the president of the University of Iowa Amateur Radio<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Club about why they waved to Juno electronically, as it whizzed by.</span></p><p>That, and many other items in our news worth buzzing about.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:49:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 30460 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Voter Fraud, DOT Cameras, Transgender Homecoming, and Space Exploration Iowa National Guard Confronts Suicides http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-national-guard-confronts-suicides <p>The Iowa National Guard has taken some significant casualties in recent months. Since late last year, five soldiers have taken their own lives.&nbsp;Three former members have also committed suicide.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:24:09 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 26926 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa National Guard Confronts Suicides