Dawn and Nancy tell us about great progress on getting 24-hour veterinary service in town, as well as other activities of their organization.
Miguel Valenzuela, an El Paso artist, discusses creativity, his art, and the hidden (and not so hidden) ways that U.S. cultural migration/cultural imperialism perhaps, affect other countries. Miguel's work is included in the current show at the Las Cruces Museum of Art, "Icons and Symbols of the Borderland."
Shirley and Peter get into the thick of things with Dr. Marlena Fraune, from NMSU's Department of Psychology, concerning robot and human interaction. In September, through the Academy for Learning in Retirement (ALR), Dr. Fraune will be conducting a four part lecture presentation - "Robots and Human Groups".
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Shirley Baca discuss items in the news, including the continuing investigation of former President Trump's possession of classified documents, the upcoming Labor Day celebration, and New Mexico's continuing educational battles.
Big doings at the Las Cruces International Airport! They are in the middle of a 10 and 20 year plan, and Nan Rubin went out there to check up on things. She spoke with Andy Hume the airport executive director, and got caught up on latest developments, including passenger service coming very soon!
My parents started a college fund for me when I was still in my mother’s womb.
When I was a little kid, anytime I got money in a birthday or Christmas card, some would go into the college fund. When I graduated from high school, I still didn’t know what I wanted to be. But I had no doubt as to how I would spend the next four years.
Following a recent and sudden hospitalization for a potentially life ending, and certainly life changing heart issue, Fr. Gabriel Rochelle, expresses some of his personal observations and considerations of mortality. He shares his views today on life, love, and compassion. He touches on the loss of people close to him, on purpose and meaning, ego, indestructibility, and the distinction between "Do" and "Be".
Las Cruces Bulletin publisher Richard Coltharp and writer Mike Cook gave a recap of the week's news and previewed upcoming events as they highlighted articles in the latest edition of the newspaper. They also talked with Nicole Martinez, executive director of the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, about their Tents to Rents campaign.
Stuart Kelter interviews Jay Wellons MD, MSPH, a Professor in the Departments of Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Radiology, and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and University. He is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Vice Chair of the Departments of Neurological Surgery and the Section of Surgical Sciences. He also co-founded and directs SOCKs, the Surgical Outcomes Center for Kids. He has published over 250 scientific and medical articles on all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery and is a recognized national lecturer and expert in fetal neurosurgery, the Chiari Malformations, brachial plexus surgery, surgical clinical outcomes research, and health care disparity. Dr. Wellons lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife Melissa, also a physician, two teenage children Jack and Fair, and dog Watney.
Today’s interview focuses on his recently published memoir, All That Moves Us: A Pediatric Neurosurgeon, His Young Patients, and Their Stories of Grace and Resilience. As the title suggests, the book recounts dramatic stories of pediatric neural surgery, but the book also conveys what it is like to live a life of high-stakes, heightened reality, emotionally viable through profound appreciation of patients and their parents, supportive colleagues, friends and family, and inspiring life lessons from his father.
Lisa Lucca talks with author, speaker, and podcast host Maria Leonard Olsen about her books, her life, and how Becoming Your Best Version is possible at any age and is not only her podcast but an inspirational quest.
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