Kyle Kellams

KUAF host, contributor, and creator of "Ozarks at Large"

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.

Kyle first started working in radio at KTLO in Mountain Home, Arkansas while still in high school and also spent a year as news director at KKIX in Fayetteville before working at KUAF.  During his time at KUAF has also served as the radio play-by-play voice for the University of Arkansas women's basketball team and on occasion the U of A baseball team.

Kyle lives in Fayetteville with his wife Laura and the two sweetest dogs on the planet.

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On today's show, we head to Bentonville where the Chamber of Commerce is launching a new pilot program to increase diversity in regional entrepreneurship. Plus, we hear from a guest of the University of Arkansas chapter of Scholars at Risk ahead of her lecture this week. And, Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics and John Brummett of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette discuss the latest in politics in both Arkansas and Washington, D.C.

Scholars at Risk

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Courtesy / University of Arkansas

Across the globe, scholars and academics are threatened, harmed and killed because of their work. This week, the University of Arkansas chapter of Scholars at Risk is hosting Dr. Shuchi Karim to talk about her experiences. She left her native Bangladesh to teach in Canada.

From last March, our Militant Grammarian, Katherine Shurlds, examines common Latin phrases we use almost every day.

On today's show, we find out why the University of Arkansas decided to update its full-time MBA program. Plus, we head to Fayetteville, where residents had the opportunity to ask questions about and weigh-in on the proposed designs for the first phase of the Cultural Arts Corridor construction. And, we hear from a U of A journalism professor about his new book that examines how little-known trade reporters exposed the Keating Five.

Courtesy / EON Geosciences, Inc.

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are collaborating with Arkansas Geological Survey to aerial map 15 counties in north Arkansas for minerals and hazards, under the USGS Earth Mapping Resource Initiative project and the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program.