lee jian chung http://kbia.org en An 'in the meantime' home for the holidays, at Boys and Girls Town, Columbia http://kbia.org/post/meantime-home-holidays-boys-and-girls-town-columbia <p></p><p>During the holiday weeks, foster children at the Boys and Girls Town Columbia wait in anticipation for the chance to spend the holidays with their relatives or foster parents. Yet as the days pass, some of the young people have to deal with the disappointment of not having a home to go to for the holiday.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:30:36 +0000 Janet Saidi 24938 at http://kbia.org An 'in the meantime' home for the holidays, at Boys and Girls Town, Columbia Boone County's Prop 1 aims to improve youth services http://kbia.org/post/boone-countys-prop-1-aims-improve-youth-services <p>On Tuesday’s ballot, Boone county residents will decide on whether to introduce a Community Children’s Service Fund to improve mental health and shelter services for youth under 19 years of age.</p><p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 12:44:28 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 23872 at http://kbia.org Boone County's Prop 1 aims to improve youth services The cost of connecting doctors with rural patients electronically http://kbia.org/post/cost-connecting-doctors-rural-patients-electronically <p></p><p>A shortage of rural health care professionals throughout the state has health systems connecting with patients in remote areas through telehealth.</p><p>At the University Hospital in Columbia, telehealth coordinator Samuel Woodard thumbs a remote which sends a camera at the far end of the room spinning around to face him. His co-workers at the Missouri Telehealth Network offices across town appear on the screen.</p><p>“Hey Katie, how’s it going? We’re just going over the equipment, showing him how the telehealth unit works.” Woodard says.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:43:32 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 23737 at http://kbia.org The cost of connecting doctors with rural patients electronically Telehealth can connect rural areas with medical care http://kbia.org/post/telehealth-can-connect-rural-areas-medical-care <p>In September, the state awarded grants to eleven rural Missouri hospitals to improve broadband internet connections speeds. The connection would be used for telehealth, a way rural towns access physicians in bigger cities electronically. KBIA’s Lee Jian Chung brings us the first of a two part series on the expansion of telehealth services in Missouri. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:31:35 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 23308 at http://kbia.org Telehealth can connect rural areas with medical care Video games: not just a waste of time http://kbia.org/post/video-games-not-just-waste-time <p>This week: A volunteer in Columbia is using video games as an opportunity to teach kids about math, science and technology. Plus, the fourth installment of My Farm Roots, a series from Harvest Public Media in which we hear Americans&rsquo; stories and memories of rural life. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 16:44:31 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 19154 at http://kbia.org Video games: not just a waste of time Students learn STEM fields through video games http://kbia.org/post/students-learn-stem-fields-through-video-games <p>This week on the show, a club at Benton Elementary teaches math, science and technology to students using video games. Plus, we&rsquo;ll introduce you to the new principal of Shepard Boulevard Elementary in Columbia. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:24:53 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 12503 at http://kbia.org Students learn STEM fields through video games The science of food http://kbia.org/post/science-food <p>Food Sense: The 8<sup>th</sup> Annual Life Sciences and Society Symposium takes place this week at MU.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:28:26 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 10652 at http://kbia.org The science of food Technology in the classroom http://kbia.org/post/technology-classroom <p>On this week&rsquo;s show, we&rsquo;ll talk about about exercise programs for minority populations, and hear about tablet technology in classrooms.</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:55:28 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 10221 at http://kbia.org Technology in the classroom Benton Elementary brings iPads into the classroom http://kbia.org/post/benton-elementary-brings-ipads-classroom <p>Columbia&rsquo;s Thomas Benton Elementary School received 50 iPads at the beginning of the school year. The technology&rsquo;s been used in classes such as Art, Music and P.E. KBIA&rsquo;s Lee Jian Chung looked at how these tablet computers are being introduced into schools and whether or not it could replace the chalkboard.</p><div> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 10295 at http://kbia.org Benton Elementary brings iPads into the classroom Discovering a comet http://kbia.org/post/discovering-comet <p>If you go stargazing tonight, you just might see a faint little speck with a Missouri connection.</p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:42:04 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 9383 at http://kbia.org Discovering a comet Council Approves Regency Rezoning http://kbia.org/post/council-approves-regency-rezoning <p>olumbia City Council voted 5-to-2 Monday night to rezone the Regency mobile home park for a new student housing development. Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:16:37 +0000 4116 at http://kbia.org