Beyond the Headlines

Friday 2pm-3pm

KUNR's weekly hour-long, local news & information magazine, Beyond the Headlines takes an in depth look at stories involving the people and communities of Reno and the surrounding areas.

Hosted by Danna O'Connor and Esther Ciammachilli with news segments from Will Stone and Michelle Bliss, Beyond the Headlines features local profiles, University of Nevada news, health information, arts interviews and regional features.

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Arts and Culture
1:47 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Renowned Pianist Featured With RCO

Martina Filjak performs with the Reno Chamber Orchestra this weekend at Nightingale Concert Hall.  Danna O'Connor chats with Filjak and RCO Conductor Theodore Kuchar.  Tickets at renochamberorchestra.org

  

  

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Upstreaming
10:25 am
Mon February 23, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Upstream Health Care

Credit Upstream Nevada

Students and faculty from the the University of Nevada School of Medicine are hosting an event tonight and tomorrow called "Upstream Nevada: Building a Culture of Health, Cultural Considerations in Healthcare." Raina Benford is the student chairman of the event.  She is a junior at UNR majoring in Community Health Sciences with a minor in Gerontology.  Benford is joined by Dr. Gwen Shonkwiler, Director of Evaluation and Assessment at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Lifespan can be political
10:38 am
Wed February 18, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Liberals Live Longer Than Conservatives, Study Shows

Credit npr.org

A new study from Dr. Roman Pabayo at the University of Nevada, Reno, finds liberals live longer than conservatives.  He discusses his findings in this segment of the UNR Health Watch with Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine at UNR.

Dr. Roman Pabayo, is an assistant professor of social epidemiology for the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada,Reno.  He is a former research fellow at Harvard University.

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"Beyond the Headlines"
9:43 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Third Coast Dance Film Fest At NMA

Danna O'Connor chats with Rosie Trump, Assistant Professor of Dance at UNR.  Rosie is curator of the Third Coast Dance Film Festival, bringing 18 short films to the Nevada Museum of Art, Thurs. February 12th at 6pm.  www.nevadaart.org 

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Stroke
5:55 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Spotting And Preventing A Stroke

Dr. J. Ivan Lopez., director of the Stroke Center at Renown Institute for Neurosciences.

On this UNR Health Watch, a conversation about stroke with Dr. J. Ivan Lopez., director of the Stroke Center at Renown Institute for Neuroscience. Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll from the University of Nevada school of medicine.

Dr. J. Ivan Lopez., is a professor of neurology, medicine and pediatrics in the Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and director of the Stroke Center at Renown Institute for Neuroscience.

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UNR Sports Part Three
2:36 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

AD Doug Knuth At Crossroads Of UNR Sports

Outside John Sala Intramural Practice Field

UNR has several successful sports programs even though many of them lack proper training facilities. This is the final part of KUNR's in-depth look at UNR's sports programs and facilities and how they impact each other.

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UNR Sports
4:24 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Unusable Tennis Courts; UNR Rifle Trains In Shipping Containers

UNR's tennis courts are crumbling and unsafe and therefore, unusable. In the background, the east bleachers at Mackay Stadium which will soon be renovated for a safer and more comfortable game day experience.

Part two of our series on UNR's sports programs and facilities and how they impact each other. Reno Public Radio's Esther Ciammachilli toured the campus with Athletic Director Doug Knuth. This segment features the crumbling and unusable tennis complex and the shipping containers that inconspicuously house the rifle team's training and competition site. 

Next week on Beyond the Headlines, the final installment of our series on UNR's sports programs and facilities. We'll take a look at a complex located across the track from the school. 

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Arts and Culture
3:12 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Nevada Humanites Monthly Salon

Nevada Humanities holds a monthly salon at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue.  For January the topic was "Living Deliberately-Resolutions for the New Year."

  

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Arts and Culture
2:59 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Reno's New Poet Laureate

Danna O'Connor chats with Gailmarie Pahmeier, Reno's first Poet Laureate.  There's an open house for Gailmarie at Sundance Books and Music, tomorrow, January 30th from 4-6pm.  Details at www.sundancebookstore.com 

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UNR Sports
3:19 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Upgrades to Mackay Stadium, other UNR sports "home" less

Metal bleachers at Mackay Stadium will soon be replaced with plastic chairs that have backs and arm rests for a more comfortable game day experience.

Mackay Stadium at UNR is in serious need to renovations and upgrades and a new $11 million dollar loan is going to fix it.  Doug Knuth, Director of Athletics at UNR took Reno Public Radio's Esther Ciammachilli to the football field to explain exactly what the school plans to do with this money and how they'll pay it back. 

This is part one in a series where we explore several of UNR's sports programs and facilities - including women's track, tennis and rifle - and how they impact each other.

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