janet saidi http://kbia.org en MU faculty and colleagues vow to keep fighting for UM Press http://kbia.org/post/mu-faculty-and-colleagues-vow-keep-fighting-um-press <p>A group of MU faculty and colleagues concerned about the University of Missouri&rsquo;s decision to close the University of Missouri Press have outlined a a set of goals that they&rsquo;d like to see regarding the Press going forward, and loosely agreed to attempt to create a resolution regarding the Press through MU&rsquo;s faculty council. Organizers of the meeting also say they have a list of violations they believe UM administrators have committed in its dealings with the Press and its staff.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:59:00 +0000 Janet Saidi 18119 at http://kbia.org MU faculty and colleagues vow to keep fighting for UM Press Croquet in Mexico, gardening in Columbia and 'My Life, My Town' http://kbia.org/post/croquet-mexico-gardening-columbia-and-my-life-my-town <p>On this week&rsquo;s show: It&rsquo;s summer. We&rsquo;ll look at stories about playing croquet in Mexico (Missouri, that is), gardening in Columbia (Missouri, also) and life as a teen in a small town.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 21:40:55 +0000 Janet Saidi 16383 at http://kbia.org Croquet in Mexico, gardening in Columbia and 'My Life, My Town' Interview with author Ron Nichols http://kbia.org/post/interview-author-ron-nichols <p><em>Where the Sky Doesn&rsquo;t End</em> is the name of a new novel that tells the story of a young Missouri boy and girl, Brendan and Aria, who befriend an African-American janitor at their school, Mr. Washington,who&#39;s also a former Tuskegee Airmen mechanic. The story blends themes from history, race and friendship into a coming-of-age tale that&rsquo;s uniquely Missourian, and American. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:14:59 +0000 Scarlett Robertson 7393 at http://kbia.org Interview with author Ron Nichols Newscast for December 22, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-22-2011-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>The Alyssa&nbsp;Bustamante trial has been&nbsp;scheduled for&nbsp;Jan. 30</li><li>Missouri&#39;s &quot;streamflow gauges&quot; appear to be safe as others are threatened across the&nbsp;country.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 23:42:11 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5809 at http://kbia.org Missouri may avoid cutbacks to streamflow gauging stations http://kbia.org/post/missouri-may-avoid-cutbacks-streamflow-gauging-stations <p>Hundreds of &ldquo;streamflow gauges&rdquo; that are used to monitor rising water levels across the nation are in danger of being shut down &ndash; but Missouri&rsquo;s gauge stations may avoid that fate.&nbsp; Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:13:08 +0000 Janet Saidi 5713 at http://kbia.org Missouri may avoid cutbacks to streamflow gauging stations