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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 ... Read More »

UC Outdoors: The Outdoor Adventure Series at Vol State

Mark updates us on some upcoming events with the outdoor series at Vol State. This week on Upper Cumberland Outdoors… Host Brad Halfacre meets with Mark Green, a professor at the Vol State campus in Cookeville that is apart of the school’s Outdoor Adventure series.  Mark recaps his trip to Peru through Vol State’s study abroad program, all that the ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

UC Outdoors: The Dam Five Mile Race with Phillip Sliger

Phillip talks about the upcoming race and all of the need to know information. This week on Upper Cumberland Outdoors… Host Brad Halfacre is joined by Phillip Sliger of the U.S Corps of Engineers at Center Hill Dam. They touch on where racers can register for the race that includes all of the info they need, some of the prizes ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

UC Outdoors: Outdoor Junction & Turkey Season

Steve discusses all of the supplies in store that you may need for turkey season This week on Upper Cumberland Outdoors… Host Brad Halfacre visits with Steve Carter from Outdoor Junction with turkey season right around the corner. They talk about if there is anything new that has come in to Outdoor Junction for turkey season, what Steve recommends would ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

UC Outdoors: Upper Cumberland Wildflower Expert Eli Harris

Eli discusses what wildflowers call the UC home & you can how spot them outdoors This week on Upper Cumberland Outdoors… Host Brad Halfacre talks with Eli Harris, a botany student from Tennessee Tech, about wildflowers in our area. The two touch on what are some good tools to take along on hikes to better identify wildflowers, things to consider ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

UC Outdoors: All Things Caving With Trevor Daniels

Trevor discusses the hobby of caving and how you can get started in the region. This week on Upper Cumberland Outdoors… Host Brad Halfacre sits down with Trevor Daniels of the Upper Cumberland Grotto as they discuss caving in the UC. They touch on if the Grotto has gear they let people use or if they encourage members to bring ... Read More »