Pichuberry & JAG
Jobs for Arizona’s graduates known as “JAG” helps young people stay in school and get the personal leadership, academics, and vocational skills they need to be successful after graduation. And Arizona is the first state to welcome America’s newest “superfruit”, the ancient Incan pichuberry.
Arts & the Economy & Da Vinci Exhibit & Education Town Hall
The latest Arizona Town Hall report says the expense of a college degree is among problems with higher education in Arizona . Hear from two participants from town hall. find out about a Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit in Phoenix. And we’ll tell you about a new survey on the arts’ economic impact in Arizona.
Legislative Update & Abortion Ruling & Eye Tracking Software
A discussion about Medicaid expansion and the abortion ban that was recently struck down in appellate courts. Also, a new eye tracking software is developed to monitor if online classroom students are looking at the screen during class.
Arizona National Guard & Electric Deregulation
Governor Jan Brewer asked for an investigation of alleged wrongdoing within the Arizona National Guard after a report by the Arizona Republic. The guard’s top officer has unveiled about a dozen reforms in response. The Arizona Corporation Commission may be looking at the issue of deregulation for electric utilities again. The commission is taking steps to set up public hearings about the issue.
Economic Update & Phosphorus
A positive discussion about where the economy is headed and a look at how to stop phosphorus declines.
Journalists’ Roundtable 5/17/13
After a nearly twelve hour debate, the Senate approves a budget proposal that includes a plan to expand the state’s Medicaid coverage as desired by Gov. Jan Brewer. We’ll talk about the fate of the proposed budget as it heads to the house.
Outstanding Young Man and Woman of the Year & TFA
A discussion with one of the winners of the Outstanding Young Man and Woman of the Year Award and a look at the Teach for America program.
Ballet AZ & Alzheimer’s/Blood Sugar & South Mountain Freeway
A new University of Arizona study suggests a possible link between elevated blood sugar levels and risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. The Ballet Arizona’s TOPIA is back for the season. It’s a night of dining and ballet under the desert sky at the Desert Botanical Garden. And the public will be informed about the new draft proposal for the South Mountain Freeway.
ArtBeat Nation, Season 1 Episode 27
A PAINTER WHO FINDS ART IN NATURE, A PHOTOGRAPHER WHO SEES A CANVAS THROUGH HIS LENS, A CHEF REVEALS THE FINE ART OF MAKING SUSHI AND A LOOK AT THE EARLY YEARS OF THE CIRCUS.
Legislative Update & Lawrence Krauss on Science
The logjam over Medicaid expansion and the budget may be breaking at the State Legislature. Whether it’s breaking governor brewer’s direction remains to be seen. Tonight, we talk with Lawrence Krauss about unprecedented carbon dioxide levels and a breakthrough on “magnetic graphene” that could revolutionize the electronics industry.