Dennis talks with Mallory Jacobsen, an advocate with the El Paso chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), about the organization, the need for volunteers, and the upcoming NAMI Walks fundraiser set for mid-September. For information, visit http://www.nami.org/sites/NAMIElPaso or call 915-534-5476.
Louie and Dennis talk with Amanda Ekery, an El Pasoan who is a Youth Jazz Ensemble alumnus and now attends the University of North Texas and its internationally recognized jazz music program. Ekery spent her summer as an intern at KTEP through a collaboration with UNT and UTEP.
Greg, Tom, and Liz talk with race car driver Leilani Munter who plays the activist card while she is racing against the boys (and girls) on the stock car circuit. Leilani ran in Daytona in 2012 as part of the ARCA racing series with her "The Cove" car, which promoted the Oscar-winning film about the dolphin slaughter in Japan. She uses her race car to bring awareness to environmental and animal cruelty issues. She talks about her efforts in launching her VegNation race car and the search for environmentally-conscious sponsors that will help make that happen. http://www.carbonfreegirl.com/
In a rebroadcast from Feb. 13. 2010, Keith talks with neuroscientist Curt Freed, Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Freed talks about Parkinson's Disease and about a rare and controversial procedure used to treat it involving the direct injection into the brain of cells from an aborted fetus. He also talks about the importance of dopamine, and...find out what humans have in common with jellyfish. http://www.cafescicolorado.org/Freed.htm
Denise & Norma talk about what we should be doing in our landscapes now that the worst of the summer temperatures are behind us. Deadhead your flowering plants to keep them in bloom, water your fruit trees to ensure a good crop next spring, plan for the spring by reviewing your current landscape, and pull those pesky weeds! Aired Aug. 24, 2013.
Louie talks to Izzy Mora, communications and development director for the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation, about the nonprofit organization, its various programs designed for cancer patients, their families and caretakers, and more. The conversation also embraces the annual "Keep On Dancing" cancer survivorship conference being held on Saturday, August 24th, at the Wyndham Hotel from 8AM to 5PM.
Denise & Norma talk about the upcoming Master Gardener class. Applications are still being accepted for their next series of classes which are set to begin in September. Master Gardeners volunteers receive extensive training in plants, trees, fertilizers, and much, much more, and share the information with the community at various events, including the Native Plant Sale at UTEP and the Ardovino's Farmers Market. No gardening experience is necessary! Just an enthusiasm to learn. The application deadline is August 20. More information and a link to the application is avaiable here: http://elp.tamu.edu/horticulture/
Dennis talks to Ray Abeyta, a T'ai Chi sifu, about the art of T'ai Chi, how the martial art helps cancer survivors focus on healing, and what a Tai Chi beginning student can expect from the very first session.
Poet and literary luminary, Donna Snyder who founded the Tumblewords Project in El Paso is joined by upcoming workshop presenter, Dr. Felipe de Ortego y Gasca who is considered the founder of the Chicano literary movement, to discuss the 18th anniversary of Tumblewords.
Louie talks to Paul Stresow, UTEP director of Parking and Transportation, about the updates of on- and off-campus parking for faculty, staff, disabled, visitors and students for the upcoming academic year.
This version is the uncut conversation that also includes what to expect for the upcoming football season and more. Information is available at http://onthemove.utep.edu
Greg & Liz talk with the Notmilk Man, Robert Cohen, author of "Milk: The Deadly Poison." Contrary to the popular ads, Cohen argues that milk DOESN'T do a body good. Milk is rife with hormones, steroids, and what Cohen describes as pus! Cohen also talks about the exciting alternatives to dairy the public can enjoy. http://notmilk.com/
Louie talks with Dr. Christina Mena, associate professor with UT Houston School of Public Health. The chat includes the difference between general health and public health, what the school has to offer, and the two cases of Cyclospora that cropped up over the last few days here in El Paso.
For more information, https://sph.uth.edu/campuses/el-paso/