Arizona ScienceCopenhagen

NewThe Buzz

Airs Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 3:30 p.m. on NPR 89.1

The Buzz is an interview-focused show to give listeners in Southern Arizona a deeper understanding of news, politics, science, current events and more.
Changes at Davis-Monthan; Youth ROTC

Changes at Davis-Monthan; Youth ROTC

March 14, 2019 A look at changes at Davis-Monthan AFB and a program to recruit the next generation of airmen.
Changing U.S. Foreign Relations

Changing U.S. Foreign Relations

March 7, 2019 A look at changes to foreign policy under the Trump administration.
The Drought Plan and Water Conservation

The Drought Plan and Water Conservation

February 28, 2019 As the second and final deadline looms, we revisit the drought contingency plan with a focus on water conservation.
The State of Solar Power

The State of Solar Power

February 21, 2019 Where does support for renewable energy stand after the failure of Proposition 127 last fall?
Bisbee Science Lab

Bisbee Science Lab

February 14, 2019 Educators behind the new facility hope it will offer informal and fun learning experiences for rural students.
Moving the Needle on Education

Moving the Needle on Education

February 8, 2019 A look at the continuing challenges for public education in Arizona following a year of grassroots efforts like #RedForEd.
Being Black in Tucson

Being Black in Tucson

February 1, 2019 What it is like to be a member of a small minority in a big city.
Wading Into Colorado River Negotiations

Wading Into Colorado River Negotiations

January 24, 2019 Time is almost up for Arizona to approve a drought contingency plan.
Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

Changes to Title IX Would Narrow Definition of Sex Discrimimation

January 18, 2019 A look at proposed changes to the federal law prohibiting such discrimination in education in the #MeToo era.
Schools, Roads and Public Health: Priorities for the Arizona Legislature

Schools, Roads and Public Health: Priorities for the Arizona Legislature

January 10, 2019 Conversations with state and local leaders about their goals for the upcoming session.
Arizona Delegation Helps Usher In Historic New Congress

Arizona Delegation Helps Usher In Historic New Congress

January 3, 2019 Democrats take control of one chamber and women make big gains, all with Arizona's help.
Winter Solstice Celebrations

Winter Solstice Celebrations

December 20, 2018 The traditional beginning of winter marks a season of holidays for many cultures and religions.

Show Details

WHEN TO LISTEN: Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. / Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.WHAT CHANNEL: NPR 89.1 or 1550 AMWHERE ELSE CAN I LISTEN: The Buzz is available on iTunes and NPR One. Subscribe today and don't miss an episode!
Christopher Conover

About the Show

The half-hour show focuses on conversations about current topics in Southern Arizona that deserve a deeper look. Each episode of The Buzz addresses a single theme, using studio interviews to delve into what you really need to know to understand a complex topic, one you may have heard mentioned in the news, or something new.

Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona