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.

Beyond the Headlines features local profiles, University of Nevada news, health information, arts interviews and regional features.

Health Watch: Mental health services for children in Nevada

Aug 5, 2014

Today on Health Watch, Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Kelly Wooldridge, deputy administrator for the State of Nevada, Division of Child and Family Services and Jill Manit, who serves on the faculty for the School of Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Six select students of the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently spent an intensive week honing their public radio skills. NPR's Next Generation "Boot Camp" provides the students with an opportunity to work one-on-one with professionals from NPR and public radio stations around the country to develop multimedia content.  Students were selected through an application process.

Health Watch: Wilderness Medicine

Jul 28, 2014

Broadcast 7-25-14 -- Today on Health Watch, Richelle O'Driscoll talks about wilderness medicine with Dr. David Fiore, a professor of family medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and physician at the University's Patient Centered Family Medicine Clinic.

Health Watch: How to prevent heat stroke

Jul 22, 2014

Today on Health Watch, Richelle O'Driscoll  talks about heat stroke with Dr. Jaren Blake who is an associate professor of family medicine at University of Nevada School of Medicine and physician at the Patient Centered Family Medicine Clinic at the University. Welcome Dr. Blake. 

Dr. David Zeh, University of Nevada, Reno's vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School
University of Nevada, Reno

Broadcast 7-11-14 -- Although graduate students represent about one sixth of the total enrollment, graduate programs are vital to the success in research and academics at the University of Nevada, Reno. University Provost Kevin Carman and Graduate School Dean David Zeh discuss the initiatives and plans for graduate programs with David Stipech for KUNR's Beyond the Headlines.

For more information about the University of Nevada, Reno's graduate programs, click here or visit unr.edu/grad.

KUNR Broadcast 7-11-2014 -- Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Matt Milone, Senior Associate Dean for legal affairs at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, about new provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will affect Nevada employers in 2015.

Health Watch: Finding reliable health information online

Jul 2, 2014

KUNR broadcast 6-27-2014 -- Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Mary Shultz, the new director of the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Mary Shultz is the director of the Savitt Medical Library located at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. The links to the sites discussed in today's Health Watch segment are listed below.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

http://www.cancer.gov

https://nihseniorhealth.gov

KUNR broadcast 6-27-14 -- The University of Nevada, Reno has opened its Earthquake Engineering Laboratory. University President Marc Johnson and the lab's director, Dr. Ian Buckle, discuss the lab and its capabilities for advancing global earthquake research. Interviewed by David Stipech for KUNR's Beyond the Headlines.

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