Speaker's Corner http://wkms.org en Speaker's Corner: Dr. David Dunn Talks Changes to Health Care Industry Under ACA http://wkms.org/post/speakers-corner-dr-david-dunn-talks-changes-health-care-industry-under-aca <p>Murray State's 2014 Harry Lee Waterfield Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs&nbsp;featured Dr. David Dunn, executive vice-president for health affairs at the University of Louisville (UofL). The Waterfield Lecture was held in the Curris Center Ballroom on MSU campus and was free to the public.&nbsp;</p><p>Dunn spoke on "The Great American Health Care Horizon" detailing the effects the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has had on the nation's medical education industry.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:59:23 +0000 Rob Canning 39785 at http://wkms.org Speaker's Corner: Dr. David Dunn Talks Changes to Health Care Industry Under ACA West KY Lawmakers Brief Constituents in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/west-ky-lawmakers-brief-constituents-paducah <p></p><p>Five west Kentucky Lawmakers spent Saturday discussing the progress of Kentucky’s 2014 legislative session which is at its halfway point. Representatives Lynn Bechler (R-Marion), Gerald Watkins (D-Paducah), Will Coursey (D-Symsonia), Richard Heath (R-Mayfield) and Steven Rudy (R-West Paducah) gave updates and took questions. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 05:57:21 +0000 Chad Lampe & Lance Dennee 38730 at http://wkms.org Retired Military Official Shares What It's Like in Afghanistan http://wkms.org/post/retired-military-official-shares-what-its-afghanistan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Retired Lt. Col. Robert Michael "Mike" Paul spoke at Murray State University's History Department Research Forum about his time in Afghanistan.</span></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:05:49 +0000 Rob Canning 38422 at http://wkms.org Retired Military Official Shares What It's Like in Afghanistan Kentucky Transportation Official Says No US 68/KY 80 Speed Limit Increase Until Project Complete http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-transportation-official-says-no-us-68ky-80-speed-limit-increase-until-project-complete <p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/elkins-no-reasonable-explanation-regarding-kytcs-us-68ky-80-speed-limit">Some officials</a> are pushing for a 65 mile per hour speed limit on US 68/KY 80, but Kentucky’s transportation cabinet secretary said now isn’t the time.</p><p>Mike Hancock said he’s reluctant to change the speed limit since many tourists come to western Kentucky. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:03:21 +0000 Whitney Jones 37239 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Transportation Official Says No US 68/KY 80 Speed Limit Increase Until Project Complete Speaker's Corner: Ron Crouch Speaks at West Kentucky United for Economic Development Conference http://wkms.org/post/speakers-corner-ron-crouch-speaks-west-kentucky-united-economic-development-conference <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ron Crouch, the director of research and statistics for the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, spoke at Murray State University's&nbsp;</span>Curris<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center Tuesday as part of the West Kentucky United for Economic Development Conference.</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 19:04:47 +0000 John Null 37227 at http://wkms.org Speaker's Corner: Ron Crouch Speaks at West Kentucky United for Economic Development Conference Speaker’s Corner: Curris Gives Last Murray State ‘Adventures’ Lecture http://wkms.org/post/speaker-s-corner-curris-gives-last-murray-state-adventures-lecture <p></p><p>Dr. Constantine Curris speaks at this semester’s final installment of Murray State University’s seminar series, “Adventures: Life and Its Experiences” about events that shaped his life in his early twenties.</p><p>The series allows students, faculty, alumni and the community to interact with speakers who have a wealth of academic and entrepreneurial experiences. Speakers will discuss their experiences related to their successes and their challenges. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:13:52 +0000 Whitney Jones & MSU Public Affairs 37125 at http://wkms.org Speaker’s Corner: Curris Gives Last Murray State ‘Adventures’ Lecture Speaker's Corner: TEDxMurrayStateU http://wkms.org/post/speakers-corner-tedxmurraystateu <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WKMS introduced the TED Radio Hour to 7 pm on its Sunday programming schedule in early 2013. Hosted by NPR’s Guy </span>Raz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, TED Radio Hour is based on TED Talks given by riveting speakers worldwide. Each weekly radio episode, hosted by </span>Raz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is centered on a common theme and injects </span>soundscapes<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and conversations that bring these ideas to life.</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:11:40 +0000 Matt Markgraf 36709 at http://wkms.org Speaker's Corner: TEDxMurrayStateU Speaker’s Corner: Susan Guess Talks About Bullying in Murray State’s ‘Adventures’ Series http://wkms.org/post/speaker-s-corner-susan-guess-talks-about-bullying-murray-state-s-adventures-series <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Susan Schafer Guess speaks at the fourth installment of Murray State University’s seminar series, “Adventures: Life and Its Experiences” about her daughter’s journey through bullying.</span></p><p>The series allows students, faculty, alumni and the community to interact with speakers who have a wealth of academic and entrepreneurial experiences. Speakers will discuss their experiences related to their successes and their challenges. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:09:55 +0000 Whitney Jones & MSU Public Affairs 36578 at http://wkms.org Speaker’s Corner: Susan Guess Talks About Bullying in Murray State’s ‘Adventures’ Series Japanese Consul-General Kato Touts Regional Partnerships And Tied Economies http://wkms.org/post/japanese-consul-general-kato-touts-regional-partnerships-and-tied-economies <div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Japanese Consul-General </span>Motohiko<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Kato says his government plans to reinvigorate the economy while improving relations with neighboring countries.</span></p><p>Kato led a lecture and discussion on Murray State’s campus yesterday.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:23:59 +0000 Rob Canning 36175 at http://wkms.org Japanese Consul-General Kato Touts Regional Partnerships And Tied Economies Susan & Morgan Guess Present Bullying: A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do http://wkms.org/post/susan-morgan-guess-present-bullying-plan-kentucky-and-what-kids-can-do <p>Susan and Morgan Guess presented "A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do," during the Murray Human Rights Commission's Bullying Conference on April 6, 2013 in the Barkley Room of the Curris Center at Murray State University. Here is the the audio of their nearly hour long discussion of what the Guess family has done to bring attention to the issue of bullying since Morgan's experience.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 19:42:26 +0000 Kate Lochte 31673 at http://wkms.org Susan & Morgan Guess Present Bullying: A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do