Aug 15, 2022
Seen by some today as a bastion of women’s rights, Kansas once locked up more than 5,000 women for contracting venereal disease, thanks to a law that seems to have been applied only to women. Guest Nikki Perry, author of “Policing Sex in the Sunflower State,” explains how this happened.
Jul 23, 2022
Basketball coaches have a million tips on how to be a better shooter. Guest Dimitrije Cabarkapa says scientific evidence shows which are best. Keeping your elbow tucked in, bending your knees — data show these “coaching cues” are better than others.
Jun 28, 2022
There’s been a drop in how much time people around the world spend in face-to-face interaction, but guest Jeffrey Hall says don’t blame social media. It might be our jobs and commutes taking time from in-person get-togethers.
Apr 21, 2022
According to Valery Dzutsati, visiting assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas, the attempted conquest of Ukraine has exposed Vladimir Putin. But he says the Ukraine invasion may have been inevitable, even if Putin weren’t in charge. Dzutsati is a native of European Russia and an expert...
Jan 18, 2022
It’s been called The Great Resignation or, more poetically, The Big Quit. Since July 2021, more than 20 million Americans have left their jobs voluntarily. Researcher Clint Chadwick discusses the Great Resignation and whether the job market will be forever changed by this extraordinary event.