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Today In The Upper Cumberland: International Students

Charlie Wilkerson discusses the state of international students at TTU post-COVID

During the COVID shutdown, the number of international students at universities across the nation fell. Has it rebounded? How important are international students to the Tennessee Tech campus? We explore that topic with Charlie Wilkerson, Tennessee Tech’s Director of International Recruitment and Admission.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep Apnea

This week we go inside the disorder affecting 39 million US adults – sleep apnea

It’s estimated that some 39 million U.S. adults have obstructive sleep apnea. What is it? How does it affect the body? How can it be treated?

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Alane Boyd

Join us as we explore the ever changing world of business with Alane Boyd.

This week, we hear the story of local entrepreneur Alane Boyd, including her interest in the workplace, her company Workday Ninja’s background and services, her thoughts on AI and remote work, and the importance of adaptability.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Historic Community Of Rugby

This week, we learn all about the history and story of the community of Rugby.

Right at the junction of Fentress, Morgan, and Scott Counties lies the historic community of Rugby. No doubt you’ve heard of Rugby, but do you know the story behind the community? Today, a local volunteer who fell in love with the story of Rugby.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: AI & Education Pt 2

We continue to dive into the world of artificial intelligence with Jason Beach.

Not many days go by where you don’t hear the term “artificial intelligence.” Well, consider this – ChatGPT, which is the machine powered language involved with artificial intelligence, set a record in January for the fastest user growth with 100 million active users just two months after its launch. Artificial intelligence is here. As with most technologies, there are opportunities, there are also concerns about AI. Jason Beach is a Tennessee Tech professor who’s looking at the way AI and other technologies impact education. He also helps lead a task force to define how AI can be used in higher education.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: AI & Education

We continue to dive into the world of artificial intelligence with Jason Beach.

Not many days go by where you don’t hear the term “artificial intelligence.” Well, consider this – ChatGPT, which is the machine powered language involved with artificial intelligence, set a record in January for the fastest user growth with 100 million active users just two months after its launch. Artificial intelligence is here. As with most technologies, there are opportunities, there are also concerns about AI. Jason Beach is a Tennessee Tech professor who’s looking at the way AI and other technologies impact education. He also helps lead a task force to define how AI can be used in higher education.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Understanding AI

We explore the rapidly growing field of artificial intelligence with Mack Lunn.

Can a computer mimic the competencies of the human mind? There’s new technology that says the answer is closer than ever to being yes. Artificial intelligence – a 200 billion dollar industry in the United States last year, expected to go to 1.8 trillion by 2030. It has a lot of ramifications in a lot of different areas of our lives. Some of them aren’t positive. Mack Lunn is Associate Director of iCube at Tennessee Tech, and he’s made a study of artificial intelligence.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Drive Electric Upper Cumberland

Learn more about going electric in 2024 with Drive Electric Upper Cumberland.

A record 1.2 million Americans chose to go electric last year – that according to estimates from the Kelley Blue Book. More specifically, the share of EV sales across the United States – 7.6%. The belief is that number will top 10% in 2024. A new organization through the Upper Cumberland Development District aims to educate all of us about what electric vehicle use is all about, and why it might make sense for you.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: White Plains

This week, learn about Algood’s White Plains with Liz Mullins, and Mark Dudney.

It was one of the largest plantations in the Upper Cumberland. At one time, its ground served as a home, an inn, a mercantile store, and even a school. Now it is a city owned facility that showcases the heritage and 1800s style of Algood. Today we introduce you to Algood’s White Plains with Liz Mullins of the Friends of White Plains, and UCDD’s Mark Dudney.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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High School Playbook: Postseason Action Gets Underway Across The Upper Cumberland

We break down the first season of postseason play across the Upper Cumberland.

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Postseason action gets underway across the Upper Cumberland, but not without its delays – District 7 1A did not play Friday night due to issues at Livingston Academy. Meanwhile, Cumberland County Girls fall to Stone Memorial – we hear from both Cumberland County Girls Head Coach Kim Cram, and Stone Memorial Girls Head Coach Mike Buck to break down their game. We also hear from Warren County Boys Coach Danny Fish, and Cookeville Girls Head Coach Jaime Gillies on this week’s edition of the High School Playbook.

It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7, and at 10 from Sports Radio 104.7.

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