Top of Mind

Series produced by BYUradio/KUMT/KBYU-FM

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Smart, informative conversations and interviews that go beyond mere headlines and sound bites.

Top of Mind goes in depth with experts to give you a greater understanding of what is going on beyond the headlines. Host Julie Rose is a seasoned broadcast journalist and interviewer. She has won multiple Edward R. Murrow awards for writing and regional news coverage. Julie and the Top of Mind team cover topics including politics, science, business, culture and more.


150 Pieces

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People in their 80s are generally happier than people in middle-age. So why do we dread aging?

Bought by KOWS and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jun 27, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Every two minutes a child is placed in foster care. Once that happens, the chances of that child ever returning home drop dramatically.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and RADIOLEX


  • Added: Jun 21, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 2
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The US Supreme Court is again considering whether universities can make an applicant’s race part of the decision to admit or reject.

Bought by KSTK, RadioStPete Florida, KOWS, RADIOLEX, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Refugee stories give us a glimpse into the perseverance needed to try and find home again in a foreign place.

Bought by KSTK, RADIOLEX, KOWS, GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Wrongful convictions happen all the time, and they could happen to anyone. How do we stop innocent people from going to prison?

Bought by KSTK, KOWS, RADIOLEX, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: May 31, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: May 25, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 4
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Many Americans feel anger at fellow Americans right now. How can we bridge our differences?

Bought by KSTK, RadioStPete Florida, KOWS, WYAP, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: May 17, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Alternative methods show that therapy and antidepressants are not the only way to go.

Bought by KSTK, RADIOLEX, KOWS, RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5
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“You don’t have to move out of your neighborhood to live in a better one.”

Bought by KSTK, RadioStPete Florida, KOWS, RADIOLEX, and WYAP


  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 5
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American workers spend a lot more time at their jobs than other highly developed nations. Why?

Bought by KUHF, KSTK, RadioStPete Florida, RADIOLEX, KOWS and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Apr 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 6
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How could life improve for autistic people if we looked at the world through their eyes?

Bought by KUHF, KSTK, KOWS, and RADIOLEX


  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 4
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We’re learning that poverty is more than an individual’s problem.

Bought by KOWS, RADIOLEX, and KSTK


  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Most places require you to be a citizen to vote. Is there value to this restriction?

Bought by KSTK, KOWS, WYAP, and RADIOLEX


  • Added: Mar 30, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 4
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Do harm reduction methods prevent drug use long-term? Are they supposed to?

Bought by KSTK, KNCT FM, RADIOLEX, and KOWS


  • Added: Mar 21, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 4
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What can we learn about this disconnect and make ourselves healthier in the process?

Bought by KSTK, KOWS, RADIOLEX, KTNA, and WYAP


  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Is race real? Two researchers say biological race is a myth, but that racism is very real.

Bought by KSTK, RADIOLEX, GCR (Global Community Radio), KTNA, and WYAP


  • Added: Mar 08, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Chronic pain is hard to treat. Understanding the connection between the brain and pain could help.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RADIOLEX, KOWS, GCR (Global Community Radio), KTNA and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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The pandemic has us recalculating risks in life. But risk assessment requires a lot of effort.

Bought by KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RadioStPete Florida, RADIOLEX, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7