RUPRI Convenes Artists and Researchers to Discuss Rural Arts & Cultural Wealth

March 2022 In a convening sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and USDA, RUPRI hosted Collaborations in Rural Arts & Cultural Wealth Practice & Scholarship, a two-day virtual gathering of rural artists, culture bearers, community thought leaders, and the research community. These leaders came together to engage in conversation about advancing our understanding of …

Listen to Dr. Keith Mueller Interview on Rural Health Leadership Radio Podcast. April 2022

Listen to Podcast Here If you could hit the reset button on healthcare policy, what would you change? In this week’s episode, Dr. Keith Mueller shares his thoughts on what he would improve given the chance to hit the policy reset button, particularly in rural healthcare. “The pandemic taught us we need flexibility to move …

RUPRI Partner Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Highlighted in The Hill Newspaper

“Use infrastructure dollars to support our democracy”, a recent commentary in The Hill newspaper, featured the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) as an example of a local civic organization worth investing in to strengthen our nation’s communities. The authors write, “In Kentucky, the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) is a creative leadership program designed to build confidence, grow social …

RUPRI Founder & President Emeritus Chuck Fluharty Interviewed for Campbell Conversations on WRVO Public Media

Many prominent voices both inside and outside of government are calling on President Biden to focus more attention on rural issues, and even appoint a rural czar to coordinate the effort. On this episode of the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher speaks with Charles Fluharty, founder and President Emeritus of the Rural Policy Research Institute at …