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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As communities across the US lift pandemic restrictions and reopen, many of the details are being left to individuals and business owners to decide...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 54:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Menstruation Hygiene Concerns in Africa. Topic 2:The Story of Fry Bread is the Story of American Indians

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 48:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are. Topic 2: A New Study That Shows Impact of Wildfire Smoke on Children's Immun...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 48:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Collecting scientific artifacts. Topic 2: How to fight dirty money. Topic 3: Are more choices better or worse?

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 49:28
  • Purchases: 1
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We explore many aspects of memorials during this Memorial Day special. We learn about a project to collect 1,000,000 soldiers’ letters. We hear how...

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 54:18
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Topic 1: How astronomers feel about SpaceX expansion plans. Topic 2: Why is antisemitism on the rise? Topic 3: Why do physical ailments seem more l...

  • Added: May 13, 2020
  • Length: 49:36
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A hour featuring voices from 10 different countries on how they are coping with the COVID-19 outbreak and their quarantine experience.

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  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 54:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A teen talked her way into a front-row seat during the trial of an accused Nazi war criminal. Her experience is shared in a book for young readers.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2020
  • Length: 49:46
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We talk with people in six different countries, learning how they're coping during the pandemic, and learning about their hopes for the future.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and KOWS


  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 48:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Replacing detention with meditation. Topic 2: A complicated personal journey across race

  • Added: Apr 14, 2020
  • Length: 48:34
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Topic 1: Actor and author George Takei. Topic 2: Emojis and the law. Topic 3: Proprioception.

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2020
  • Length: 48:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Behind movie sound effects. Topic 2: Kidnapping insurance.

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2020
  • Length: 48:50
  • 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
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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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety. Topic 2: The neuroscientist who lost her mind.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 49:05