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Business of Health Care: Food as Medicine

Jul 19, 2019

Since the beginning of time, we've eaten food to sustain ourselves.

Later, as cooking methods developed, we started eating for pleasure. Now, food is becoming widely recognized as a pillar of good health care.

That's because, in part, what defines good health and good health care is more than just the medications, doctors, and technologies you have access to.

It's about your entire lifestyle - from stress levels, to sleep habits, to activity level, and, of course, your diet. (More))

Downtown Depot - Carole Fergusson

Jul 19, 2019
(Kateleigh Mills/KWBU Radio)

In Episode 68 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Carole Fergusson. Carole is the Programs and Events Manager for StartUp Waco and will soon be launching Waco Restaurant Week, a food-filled philanthropic event partnering with some of the city's top establishments.


Baylor Connections - Kenneth Hafertepe

Jul 19, 2019
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Kenneth Hafertepe takes listeners on a tour of Waco’s historic homes and architecture in this Baylor Connections. Dr. Hafertepe, department chair and professor in Baylor’s Department of Museum Studies, is the author of the recently-released book, “Historic Homes of Waco, Texas.” On the program, he paints a picture of the community through the eyes of a material culture and decorative arts expert and explains how the buildings people inhabit tell a story of the city’s history.


Act Locally Waco - Events July 19 - 25, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

Act Locally Waco host Ashley Bean Thornton brings you all sorts of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of mankind's first visit to the moon, like a 'Hands on History' event at the Central Library to a 'Howl at the Moon 5K' fundraiser run for the Humane Society of Central Texas. 


David and Art - "Books"

Jul 18, 2019
Sofie Hernandez-Simeonidis

What you read can open up the doors of the art world.


Mallory Falk / KERA News

“Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras. … What kind of asylum can they offer and how can people be safe there?”

Students at a prestigious academy come under the influence of a charismatic professor

I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and biographies.

One of my earliest of my obsessions with an individual writer was Ann Beattie.  Two things about her drew me to her works.  The first was the fact she had published—simultaneously—a collection of short stories and a novel.  The novel was Chilly Scenes of Winter and the short story collection was Distortions.  She has now written twenty-one magnificent works, including her latest novel, A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.  Her collections of short stories will provide a reader with a treasure trove of American short fiction.

How corporate social responsibility can be a win-win for consumers and shareholders.


Lynda M. González and Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT

O’Rourke raised $3.8 million in the last quarter – less than he raised in the first 24 hours after he announced his presidential bid.


With "Any Stars in My Crown," Jeanette Harris proved that jubilee could sound as emotional as "hard" gospel. Jeanette's rough and raspy voice was the ideal vehicle to convey the urgency and conviction of the very best of gospel music.


Business of Health Care: Teen Suicide

Jul 12, 2019

Teen suicide. It's not an easy topic to discuss, but something that should be on every parent's radar. According to a recent story in Time magazine, suicide rates are up among all demographics.


Central Texas Leadership Series - Essy Day

Jul 12, 2019
(Brodie Bashaw/ KWBU Radio)

This week on the Central Texas Leadership Series, host Nan Holmes speaks with Essy Day, director of Library Services for the City of Waco and Waco-McLennan County. 

Baylor Connections - Tyrha Lindsey-Warren

Jul 12, 2019
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Storytelling, from the movies people watch to the ads they consume, can have a powerful impact. Dr. Tyrha Lindsey-Warren, Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing, shares insights gleaned from her time in entertainment and education about empowered storytelling, consumer behavior and the impact of word of mouth on the decisions people make in this Baylor Connections.

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