Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of regional, national and international prominence engage in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

Media Meet Schedule       

October 1 & 2 - Wildlife Roundtable Guests discuss how moose have fared in the Upper Peninsula since the 1980s ‘Moose Lift.’ Where are they now, what have we learned about them, and what’s their future?

October 8 & 9 - Managing Utilities Michigan Public Service Commissioner Norm Saari discusses the changing landscape of electric utilities, including resource planning, distributed generation and related topics. 

October 15 & 16 - Bart Stupak (For All Americans) - A conversation with former eleven term Upper Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak on his book, For All Americans, the story behind the Stupak Amendment and passage of the “Affordable Care Act.”

October 22 & 23 - Wildlife Roundtable Guests discuss how moose have fared in the Upper Peninsula since the 1980s ‘Moose Lift.’ Where are they now, what have we learned about them, and what’s their future? (repeat)

October 29 & 30 - CWD Update A program focusing on continuing efforts to prevent the spread of ‘Chronic Wasting Disease’ in deer.  Topics include the science of CWD, recent changes in the law governing cross border issues, a new study on deer migration patterns, and a new emphasis on monitoring deer during hunting season.
 

Airs Sundays at 7:30 am et Repeats Mondays at 3:30 pm et

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events. Media Meet podcasts available at WNMUFM.ORG                  

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Vietnam Wall

Jul 3, 2016

A discussion of the moving monument to Vietnam Veterans and new efforts to address the needs of veterans today.  Guests include area veteran advocates and planners. 

Immunizations

Jun 27, 2016
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Guests discuss immunizations and their place in healthcare and public health. Topics include the development and production of vaccines, availability, effectiveness and public policy. 

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Progress and challenges in major areas of economic development for the Central Upper Peninsula, including smart zones, vocational and technical education, infrastructure, research and investment. 

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A discussion of efforts to coordinate health information procedures in Michigan, with a focus on the Upper Peninsula Health Information Exchange, one of six gateways to the statewide system. (audio to come)

State School Board

May 23, 2016
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Budgets, taxes, enrollment, testing, career and technical options, and the Detroit Schools crisis are topics for a conversation with the state school systems chief elected official, Michigan Board of Education President John Austin. (audio to come)

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A look at the problem of rape and sexual violence on college campuses and across communities, including public attitudes, trends, prevention and enforcement. 

A look at how nursing options, education, specialties and careers have developed over the past 20-years and their significance for an expanding healthcare economy. 

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Experts discuss continuing efforts to combat imported nuisance species, including the emerald ash borer, the quarantine for which now covers most of the Upper Peninsula.

John Muir Remembered

Mar 11, 2016
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A discussion of the life and legacy of one of America's great naturalists and co-founder of the Sierra Club. Guests include former wilderness guide Steve Waller with excerpts from his one-man show on Muir. 

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A look at a key regional healthcare network of over 1200 providers serving some 45,000 state and privately insured residents. 

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