August 26 2019 KRPS 8 AM Newscast

Wichita State University is assessing the diversity of its faculty in science, technology, engineering and math — fields known for excluding women and people of color. Nomin Ujiyediinof the Kansas News Service talked with a professor to find out more.

A key Medicaid insurer in Kansas is getting a new CEO. That’s after chronic complaints about Aetna’s performance recently led the state to threaten canceling the company’s contract. Celia Llopis-Jepsen of the Kansas News Service has more.

Low wages and the burden of student debt are leading to a critical shortage of large-animal veterinarians in rural Missouri, industry experts said.

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89.9 KRPS Morning Edition Host and Producer Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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