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.


112 Pieces

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Topic 1: New research may allow diagnosis of CTE in living people. Topic 2: 50 Iron Mans in 50 States in 50 Days. Topic 3: Why veterans experience ...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:12
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Topic 1: Using brain scans to make pain objectively measurable. Topic 2: Augmented reality for the blind. Topic 3: The evolution of motherhood in p...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:02
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Topic 1: A study of Rwanda rescuers. Topic 2: Water quality in the United States. Topic 3: The hamburger's true origins.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:08
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Topic 1: The racial origins of fat phobia. Topic 2: iPhone shortcut allows your phone to start recording when pulled over by police. Topic 3: Autop...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:02
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Topic 1: NASA practices techniques for countering deadly asteroids. Topic 2: Exploring the tough decisions for end-of-life care involving dementia....

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:08
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Topic 1: A campaign to keep Christian voters engaged in the political process when neither of the major parties seems like a good fit. Topic 2: Why...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:08
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Topic 1: A discussion about college student-athletes and endorsement deals. Topic 2: Genetics research and height. Topic 3: Bob Ross paintings at t...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:19
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Topic 1: Many states allow children under 18 to get married with parental consent. Should that be illegal? Topic 2: Brain scans in the criminal jus...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 48:25
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Topic 1: How can a megastar like Taylor Swift not own the recordings of her hits? Topic 2: The tweeting tree. Topic 3: The author of "A Composer’s ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 50:04
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Topic 1: Ads for you. Topic 2: Training cats. Topic 3: Prejudice against disabled persons.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 49:54
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Topic 1: Thawing permafrost. Topic 2: Healthy anger. Topic 3: SIDS.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 50:06
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Topic 1: Finding hope on social media. Topic 2: Hollywood's science advisors.

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 49:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: A chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety. Topic 2: The neuroscientist who lost her mind.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 49:05
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Topic 1: The true story of Yasuke, the African samurai. Topic 2: The debate over statistical significance. Topic 3: An Adventurer who inspired gene...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 49:58
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Topic 1: A pediatrician who promotes public health awareness through writing for TV shows. Topic 2: The risk of suicide among seniors is a growing ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 49:32
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Topic 1: Museums are returning artifacts to their countries of origin, but maybe they shouldn't. Topic 2: California apologizes for helping with th...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2020
  • Length: 48:24
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Topic 1: A college acceptance letter is not a guarantee. Topic 2: Canadian Brass redefines what brass instruments can do. Topic 3: World Chase Tag ...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2020
  • Length: 48:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Downstairs at the White House. Topic 2: A new way to counter the generic drug shortage.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2020
  • Length: 49:49
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Topic 1: University partnerships with corporations. Topic 2: A conversation with a CDC ecologist.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2020
  • Length: 49:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Political ads and social media. Topic 2: Why do some people attract mosquitoes more than others? Topic 3: What is AI's role in religion?

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 50:08
  • Purchases: 1