John Bowers talks with Dan Modlin about internet2.
Bowling Green – The Internet2 System is expected to offer a host of new educational opportunities at colleges and universities throughout the country. In this interview, Dan Modlin learns more about the new system from John Bowers, Director of Academic Technology at WKU.
Bowling Green – Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the government and private sector are increasingly hiring people to work in homeland security. Universities in Kentucky are beginning to offer degree programs in homeland security.
Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General's office is putting out a warning to those committing what it says are some of the worst crimes imaginable. The AG's office is conducting internet sting operations intended to bring child sex predators to justice. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – With both chambers of Congress up for grabs, the number of negative political ads is on the rise. Vanderbilt Political Science professor John Geer has researched the impact of attack ads. He spoke with Kevin Willis.
Bowling Green, Ky – This week's school shootings in a Pennsylvania Amish community have focused attention on the reclusive sect. Barren County native Ruth Irene Garrett left the Amish faith when she was 22. She spoke with Lisa Autry about how the shootings will impact the Amish community.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Executive Committee of the WKU Board of Regents has approved a proposal to move the University's football program to the 1-A ranks. In this special report, Dan Modlin has comments from WKU President Gary Ransdell, Athletic Director Wood Selig, and Faculty Regent Robert Dietle.
Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge has issued a ruling in a lawsuit filed by the Kentucky Attorney General's office against the Secretary of State. The suit involved the purging of thousands of names from the state's voter rolls. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Americans took note recently when the President of Venezuela called President Bush "the devil" at a UN speech. WKU Political Science professor John Peterson tells Dan Modlin Chavez was playing to his leftist base in Venezuela. Dr. Peterson describes the broader foreign policy challenges facing the US in Latin America.
Frankfort, Ky – A special grand jury that has been investigating welfare fraud in Kentucky has issued an 11-page final report. With details on the findings, Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this report.