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.


174 Pieces

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Most Americans are sport fans. But is all of that obsession with wins, losses and rivals good for us? How sports fandom could be the antidote to is...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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How to talk about abortion - and why it's crucial that we do, even if there's no chance we'll change our minds

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
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Can righting society's past wrongs help us heal from historical harm?

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 8
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It’s easy to take clean water for granted in America. But drought and decaying pipes mean it’s time to think differently about H2O.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
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A look at how community traditions help us feel connected to the place we live.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2022
  • Length: 52:48
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Topic 1 - Skijoring: Horse-drawn Adrenaline; Topic 2 - Iconic Penguins in Antarctica Declining More Than Previously Thought; Topic 3 - Musicians Mi...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2022
  • Length: 51:52
  • Purchases: 7
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What leads a society to look at the inevitable devastation that war causes and fight anyway? The answer provides the path to peace.

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
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Many Americans are asking themselves this question: can the news be trusted? They think mainstream media is biased, or sloppy. Are they right?

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
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Rarely is going to war clearly the right or wrong choice. When is war justified?

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
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  • Added: Oct 24, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 8
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A new series of conversations about leaning in to a challenging perspective, rather than backing away

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
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How would you behave if everyone could tell you are a person of faith just by looking at you?

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2022
  • Length: 52:54
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What does it mean to be an activist? Does it mean being someone who stands in front of a tank, gets tear gassed or gets arrested? If we expand our ...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
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Why is our culture so uncomfortable with intense grief? What difference would it make if we allowed for grief - our own and others -to be bigger, l...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
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Would the world be less divided if we nurtured all of our relationships more mindfully?

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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What do you do when you discover the branch of your family tree that you've always been proud of includes a dark family secret? Is it always better...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Aug 31, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 6
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WAVES Project, Koji, McDonalds and Black America

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 52:47
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Lautenwerck, Ghost Detective, Antarctic Forest

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 5