Las Cruces Sun-News reporter Michael McDevitt discussed zoning and licensing in preparation for the start of legal cannabis sales in New Mexico on Friday.
LCPS School Board Vice President Teresa Tenorio and local parent Michelle Granger, who is also an NMSU professor, discussed the adoption of a balanced calendar, which will extend the school year by 10 days.
David Irwin, an assistant professor at NMSU and coordinator of the annual Sunshine Event sponsored by the NMSU library, talked about this year’s event, which occurred Wednesday, March 30. Both Peter and Walt were involved.
Walt and Peter discussed items in the news, including the Will Smith incident at the Academy Awards, the balanced calendar at LCPS and the gap in former President Trump's phone logs.
The state of New Mexico has two different sets of rules when it comes to funding capital outlay projects for new construction or repair of basic infrastructure.
All funding for education projects is governed by the Public School Capital Outlay Act of 1975. It requires that all school districts go through the same evaluation process, which uses a set of adequacy standards to identify and address the most critical needs first.
Today, guest David Chapman shares his personal and professional experience and perspectives, on matters of "Cyber" concern; privacy, surveillance, security, hackers, weapons, war - and how we think about these considerations. Spanning the spectrum from personal to global cybersecurity, the conversation explores our fragile and vulnerable relationship with internet dependency and proposes basic practices that may help inform our personal and professional cyber-defenses.
Stuart Kelter interviews Ann Hales, an Advanced Practice Nurse and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for over 45 years in both community mental health and private practice settings. From 1981-1983, Ann served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia, teaching nurses at Cuttington University. The experience prompted her to pursue a PhD at Cornell University, focusing on ethical and just distribution of health care. She subsequently directed a program to house and feed the homeless in Ithica, NY, and consulted to similar programs in Las Cruces, while also an NMSU professor of nursing from 1994 to 2004. Today’s interview focuses on her almost completed memoir about experiences, from 40 years ago, of her two years in the Peace Corps in Liberia.
Celine O’Donovan joins us to discuss her book Gifts from the Devastation. She wrote the book following her bout with breast cancer and the aftermath, which she described as a spiritual experience. O’Donovan joined us from Galway, Ireland. Celine discussed the stresses that led up to her journey, the fear that she lived with, and how getting in touch with her creator following the cancer treatment resulted in great peace.
Las Cruces Bulletin publisher Richard Coltharp and writer Mike Cook recap the week's news and preview some upcoming events as they highlight some of the articles in the latest edition of the newspaper. Also they talk with Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Debbi Moore.
Dr. Iván de la Rosa of the NMSU Department of Social Work will discuss special activities taking place this month as part of National Social Workers Month.
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