Aug 21, 2009

Pubradio's Diane Rehm recuperating from a fall

Talk show host Diane Rehm fell and cracked her pelvis yesterday and will be off the air for several weeks. Guest host Susan Page told listeners of the injury on this morning's edition of The Diane Rehm Show.

Stations receive STEM content grants

CPB has granted nine pubTV stations a total of nearly $900,000 to create content on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that will be shared with the system and other educational organizations. Stations, their projects and grants are: Louisiana Public Broadcasting, "Global Warming Consequences and Mitigation, $118,777; Maryland Public Television, "Changing the Balance: Digital Assets Investigating Climate Change," $125,000; Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission (NET Television), "Antarctica's Climate Secrets," $125,000; Northern California Public Broadcasting (KQED), "Clue into Climate: A Digital Media-Based Curriculum Unit on Climate Change," $97,200; Utah Education Network (KUEN), "Utah Climate Literacy Partnership," $125,000; WGBH, Wisconsin Public Television and ThinkTV, "Climate Literacy Collaborative," $226,481; WOSU Public Media, "What Ice Cores Reveal About Climate," $80,655.