Jeff St. Clair

Kent State University’s May 4th Center is highlighting this week the tragic period of history in Southeast Asia that followed America’s involvement in Vietnam, the Cambodian Genocide.

WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair reports that a survivor of one Cambodia’s most notorious prisons will share his remarkable story tonight.

A local cyber security expert is advising parents to take an active role in monitoring their children’s online activity. 

WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair reports that kids need help learning to safely navigate our increasingly wired world.

Brian Kelley is Chief Information Officer for Portage County, and teaches computer and information security at The University of Akron and Kent State University.

Two Akron winners have been announced in the Knight Cities Challenge, a contest held in the 26 communities once served by Knight-owned newspapers that recognizes ideas to improve their cities.

WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair reports both Akron projects engage residents in exploring the landscape.

Influenza is peaking later than normal this year, with a surge of cases across Northeast Ohio in the past couple of weeks.

But WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair reports, if you haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, don’t bother.

Summit County Medical Director Dr. Marguerite Erme says the health department has seen a later than normal increase in influenza activity, but she’s not too worried.

“While it’s unusual, if you look at the trends, I don’t think it’s too alarming,” says Erme.

Massive blooms of toxic algae are becoming a yearly occurrence in western Lake Erie.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week doubled its spending on programs to reduce the flow of nutrients that feed the outbreaks.

WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair reports that Ohio farmers say they are onboard with efforts to save the lake.

Winds blowing across Lake Erie, the shallowest of the Great Lakes, can turn calm water into a frothing chop in a matter of minutes.

They're the kind of conditions that keep most people on shore, but inspire one Canadian photographer to head into the water.

The results are breathtaking images of Lake Erie as few have seen it.

Life today can be stressful.  But researchers are finding that a simple version of an ancient practice can alleviate a long list of modern ailments.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at how mindfulness affects your brain and your body.

University Hospitals mindfulness trainer Suzanne Rusnak is giving me lesson in meditation at the public library where we decided to meet.

Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic gathered Monday to answer questions about the first uterus transplant in the U.S.  They say while similar to other organ transplants, it’s a life-enhancing rather than life-saving procedure. 

President Barack Obama has renewed his pledge to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, but as WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair reports, a northeast Ohio lawyer says he doubts his clients at Guantanamo will taste freedom anytime soon.