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Today In The UC (Page) 05-11-16The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. Lite Rock 95.9 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Lite Rock 95.9 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: International Students

Charlie Wilkerson discusses the state of international students at TTU post-COVID During the COVID shutdown, the number of international students at universities across the nation fell. Has it rebounded? How important are international students to the Tennessee Tech campus? We explore that topic with Charlie Wilkerson, Tennessee Tech’s Director of International Recruitment and Admission. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep Apnea

This week we go inside the disorder affecting 39 million US adults – sleep apnea It’s estimated that some 39 million U.S. adults have obstructive sleep apnea. What is it? How does it affect the body? How can it be treated? Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Alane Boyd

Join us as we explore the ever changing world of business with Alane Boyd. This week, we hear the story of local entrepreneur Alane Boyd, including her interest in the workplace, her company Workday Ninja’s background and services, her thoughts on AI and remote work, and the importance of adaptability. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Historic Community Of Rugby

This week, we learn all about the history and story of the community of Rugby. Right at the junction of Fentress, Morgan, and Scott Counties lies the historic community of Rugby. No doubt you’ve heard of Rugby, but do you know the story behind the community? Today, a local volunteer who fell in love with the story of Rugby. Today ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: AI & Education Pt 2

We continue to dive into the world of artificial intelligence with Jason Beach. Not many days go by where you don’t hear the term “artificial intelligence.” Well, consider this – ChatGPT, which is the machine powered language involved with artificial intelligence, set a record in January for the fastest user growth with 100 million active users just two months after ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: AI & Education

We continue to dive into the world of artificial intelligence with Jason Beach. Not many days go by where you don’t hear the term “artificial intelligence.” Well, consider this – ChatGPT, which is the machine powered language involved with artificial intelligence, set a record in January for the fastest user growth with 100 million active users just two months after ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Understanding AI

We explore the rapidly growing field of artificial intelligence with Mack Lunn. Can a computer mimic the competencies of the human mind? There’s new technology that says the answer is closer than ever to being yes. Artificial intelligence – a 200 billion dollar industry in the United States last year, expected to go to 1.8 trillion by 2030. It has ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Drive Electric Upper Cumberland

Learn more about going electric in 2024 with Drive Electric Upper Cumberland. A record 1.2 million Americans chose to go electric last year – that according to estimates from the Kelley Blue Book. More specifically, the share of EV sales across the United States – 7.6%. The belief is that number will top 10% in 2024. A new organization through ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: White Plains

This week, learn about Algood’s White Plains with Liz Mullins, and Mark Dudney. It was one of the largest plantations in the Upper Cumberland. At one time, its ground served as a home, an inn, a mercantile store, and even a school. Now it is a city owned facility that showcases the heritage and 1800s style of Algood. Today we ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep Pt 2

Learn about sleep disorders with Cookeville Regional Sleep Center specialists. Are common sleep disorders keeping you awake? Well, you’re not alone, according to estimates 50-70 million Americans have ongoing sleep disorders. They range from insomnia to more serious issues like sleep apnea. The Cookeville Regional Sleep Center deals with all types of sleep disorders. Many of which have long term ... Read More »