The Rundown Archive

The Rundown: 2014′s Record-Breaking Global Temperatures

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that 2014 could very well end up being the hottest year on record. We’ll hear

The Rundown: Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy Director Laura Dupuy

Today on the program we hear from Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy a group that aims

The Rundown: Cancelled USU Lecture Renews Debate Over Guns on Campuses

Today on the show, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian canceled her appearance at Utah State University this week – after receiving death

The Rundown: Dr. Susan Madsen on the Status of Utah Women in Leadership Roles

Today on the program, we feature a conversation KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham had with Dr. Susan Madsen, a professor of management, and of

The Rundown: Crying Wolf in Utah, Interim Day at the Capitol, and More

In recent months a solitary wolf from a pack on the Idaho-Canada border strayed into Utah and was photographed in August on

The Rundown: Utah Health Policy Project Executive Director Matt Slonaker Talks Healthy Utah

Today on the program we hear from the Utah Health Policy Project’s Matt Slonaker about governor Herbert’s Medicaid Expansion alternative, and about

The Rundown: SLCPD Joins Sexual Assault Investigation Study. Plus Political Cornflakes Expanded

Today on the show we feature an expanded version of our Political Cornflakes segment with Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr.

The Rundown: Kitchen v. Herbert Plaintiffs Tell Their Story

Today, in light of the Monday decision by the US Supreme Court to let lower court rulings on same-sex marriage stand, we’ll

The Rundown: University of Utah Researchers Working to Combat Ebola

Today on the show we hear from two University of Utah biochemists who are working on a new tool to combat the

The Rundown: The Utah Nuisances of Distracted Driving and Bark Beetles

Today on the show, we review Utah’s distracted driving laws and revisit a Utah ski resort’s big problem with little bugs. All

The Rundown: Analysis of Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Today on the show we’re joined by Clifford Rosky, a professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, for

The Rundown: Investigator David Fast on Protecting Utah Seniors from Fraud

Today, KCPW’s Ross Chambless speaks to David Fast, lead investigator for Utah’s Adult Protective Services. Studies show that aging adults lose more

The Rundown: Robert Grow & Christie Oostema Try to “Envision Utah” As Its Population Expands

An ever-delicate balance between Utah’s pristine open spaces and its growing population is a major consideration for planners along the Wasatch Front.

The Rundown: Ted Bunch of “A Call To Men” (Part 2)

Today, we have the second part of Roger’s interview with Ted Bunch, the co-founder and co-director of A Call To Men. (We

The Rundown: Ted Bunch Makes “A Call To Men” to Respect Women (Part 1)

In the first of a two-part interview, KCPW’s Roger McDonough sits down with Ted Bunch, co-founder and co-director of A Call To

The Rundown: Anthropologist Polly Wiessner on Fire’s Cultural Role in Human Development

University of Utah anthropologist Polly Wiessner’s new study suggests ancient humans may have been culturally and socially influenced by the glow of firelight.

The Rundown: Author Richard Heinberg and Coming to Terms with “Our New Economic Reality”

On today’s episode, KCPW’s Roger McDonough talks to Richard Heinberg, author of The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. That

The Rundown: David Everitt Chief of Staff for the Salt Lake City Mayor

Once a month on the show, we feature a conversation with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. But the mayor is out

The Rundown: Groundwater Depletion a Threat to Western U.S.

Today on the program we revisit conversation about the depletion of groundwater from beneath the Colorado River Basin. That draw-down is happening

The Rundown: Previewing the 62nd Annual Utah State History Conference

Today on the show we hear from Brad Westwood, Director of the Utah Division of State History, and Michael Homer, Chair, Board

The Rundown: Mexico’s US-Backed Strategy to Curb Stream of Migrants

Today on the program we take a look at the recent decline in the number of migrants crossing into the United States

The Rundown: Watchable Wildlife, Political Cornflakes, Sugar House S-Line and More

Today on the program a conversation with Bob Walters, Watchable Wildlife Coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources about some upcoming

The Rundown: Previewing the Utah Humanities Book Festival

Today on the show: some big-name authors will be at the annual Utah Humanities Book Festival – including Diane Ackerman, Robert Pinsky

The Rundown: Diverging Choices on Utah’s Water Future and More

Today on the show we get a report on a new study from the Utah Foundation urging better planning when it comes

The Rundown: From Nuisance to Resource – Reconsidering Stormwater

Today on the show, water managers in Utah are considering new practices for reducing the pollution from stormwater, while looking at stormwater

The Rundown: Mountain Accord Program Manager Laynee Jones on Planning

Today on the show we’re joined by Laynee Jones, Program Manager for a multi-party, collaborative effort to try to plan the future

The Rundown: U.S. Soccer’s Megan Rapinoe on Being a Gay Athlete and Investing in the Future of Women’s Soccer

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe figures to be a major part of the U.S. national team in the coming years. She’s already won a

The Rundown: Utah Attorney General Republican Sean Reyes Running to Retain his Seat

With election season in full swing, from now until November 4th we’re featuring occasional interviews with the candidates. Recently we spoke with

The Rundown: Mia Love – Republican Candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

With election day now less than 2 months away, The Rundown is featuring occasional interviews with candidates for public office. Today it’s

The Rundown: Health Department Says E-Cigarette Use Growing in Utah

A new report by the Utah Health Department shows a big increase in the number of people using electronic cigarettes in the