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Iowa's Water Quality - Earth Day 2011
1:30 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

Iowa's Water Quality - Earth Day 2011

Earlier this month the Iowa Department of Natural Resources released its new water quality map. It shows at least one impaired waterway in every Iowa county. Host Ben Kieffer talks with Chuck Corell, the DNR’s water quality bureau chief, about the problem and possible solutions. Then, Ben talks with Susan J. Marks about her updated and revised book,  "AquaShock: Water in Crisis."

Politics Roundtable Event
11:30 am
Fri April 15, 2011

Politics Roundtable Event

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11:00 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Science and Technology in the Classroom

Host Dean Borg talks with National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh.  The Iowa State University grad returns to Iowa to talk about NSF-supported research and discuss science, technology and engineering initiatives in the classroom.  Later Dean is joined by Jeff Weld, director of the Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership and an associate professor in biology at the University of Northern Iowa. 

Politics Day
11:00 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Politics Day

Ben Kieffer's guests are University of Iowa Professor Emeritus of Communications Studies Bruce Gronbeck and New Hampshire Political Commentator Arnie Arnesen.  Topics include the rush by Democrats to thank Republican Mitt Romney for Massachusetts' health care plan and the latest on the budget battle in Washington.

Sustainable Business Practices
11:00 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Sustainable Business Practices

Elliot Hoffman founded his own successful business, Just Desserts, in San Francisco in 1974.  He’s moved that company into national distribution and is now working to help spread a philosophy of sustainability across the country through his latest venture “New Voice of Business.”  We’ll talk with Hoffman in advance of a visit to Iowa about how business can benefit the bottom line by adopting sustainable practices.  And we’ll hear from Iowa business owners and managers who have moved torwards "green" practices as a result of working with Hoffman.

Archive: Practical Wisdom
11:30 am
Wed April 6, 2011

Archive: Practical Wisdom

Politics Day
11:30 am
Tue April 5, 2011

Politics Day

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