American Graduate: 2012 Retrospective

Posted by: perry 2/28/2013 10:05 PM

Thursday, February 28, 2013

American Graduate: 2012 Retrospective


Throughout the past year, as part of our ongoing American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen initiative,  we've spoken with educators, administrators and innovators who are manning the front lines of the fight to see every student make it to graduation day.  Today we bring you a selection of those 2012 conversations, featuring discussions about the importance of ongoing science and math education, the role of "graduation coaches" in local schools and an examination of the factors most responsible for rising dropout rates.

Guests:

Paula Moran - Executive Director, Horizons Hampton Roads
horizonshamptonroads.org

Kathy Jackson - Executive Director, Alternatives, INC
altinc.org

Ari Zito - Director, Breakthrough at Norfolk Academy
norfolkacademy.org

Brian Callahan - Chief Education Officer, WHRO Public Media
education.whro.org/

Dana Patterson - Graduation Specialist, Hampton Public Schools
sbo.hampton.k12.va.us

Jimmy Gerald - Graduation Coach, Warick High School
warwick.nn.k12.va.us/

Dr. Johnny J. Moye - Supervisor of the Career and Technical Education/Health and Physical Education, K-8 for Chesapeake Public Schools
cpschools.com

Dr. Marjorie Stealey - Principal, Norview High School
nps.k12.va.us/

James Batterson - Former Senior Advisor to the Commonwealth for STEM Initiatives

Krista Seager - Geometry Teacher, Norfolk Public Schools
nps.k12.va.us


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Segment A: Steward of the Amazon/ Segment B: Buy Shoes on a Wednesday

Posted by: perry 2/27/2013 12:36 AM

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Segment A: Steward of the Amazon

Imagine an Indiana Jones-esq figure exploring the Amazonian jungles -- communing with shamans – in an attempt to unlock the medicinal secrets of traditional plant use.  It's not a movie script, it's just another day in the life of ethnobotanist Dr. Mark Plotkin.  In advance of his Thursday evening lecture at ODU, he joins host Cathy Lewis to share his experiences mapping and preserving the great Amazonian jungle and discovering the untold secrets of its indigenous people.

Guest:

Dr. Mark Plotkin - Ethnobotanist, Co-Founder, Amazon Conservation Team
amazonteam.org


Segment B: Buy Shoes on a Wednesday

Are you planning to host a yard sale, buy plane tickets, discipline a child, or whip yourself into shape?  There's a perfect time of day to do all of it, and Mark DiVincenzo’s new book, "Buy Shoes on a Wednesday and Tweet at 4:00," provides a foolproof guide for every major (or minor) life decision you might be planning to make.  He joins Cathy Lewis in studio to discuss the sources for some of these uncanny tips that will make you healthier and wealthier.

Guest:

Mark DiVincenzo - Author, “Buy Shoes on Wednesday and Tweet at 4:00: More of the Best Times to Buy This, Do That and Go There”
harpercollins.com

 

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The Greening of Hampton Roads

Posted by: perry 2/26/2013 10:25 PM

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Greening of Hampton Roads

Virginia isn’t just going green, it’s the greenest! The Commonwealth saw the construction of more green buildings per capita in 2012 than any other state in the nation.  One of the largest sources of local green-construction is government and military instillations. Today HearSay host Cathy Lewis speaks with members of the green building community and sustainability experts from across Virginia, and the nation, about the importance of incorporating green technologies into the construction and renovation of our region's government and civilian structures.

Guests:

Rob Berz – Principal at RRMM Architects, Chair, Hampton Roads Green Building Council’s Board of Directors
hrgbc.org

Henry Green – President and CEO, National Institute of Building Sciences
nibs.org

Cathy Mangum – Director, NASA Langley Research Center's Center Operations Directorate
nasa.gov/centers/langley

Bill Mooney – Sustainability Manager, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
jlab.org

Dale Feltes -  Director of Design and Construction, Old Dominion University
odu.edu

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Makers: The Women Who Make Hampton Roads

Posted by: perry 2/25/2013 12:11 AM

Monday, February 25, 2013

Makers: The Women Who Make Hampton Roads

Tomorrow night on WHRO-TV 15, PBS and AOL present Makers: Women Who Make America, an unprecedented digital video and broadcast initiative created to highlight the indelible contributions that women have made for the betterment of American society. In partnership with tomorrow night’s broadcast, join HearSay host Cathy Lewis for a roundtable discussion with a “who’s who” of area women. From the Harvard Business School, to one of the world’s largest accounting firms, these women serve as eminent voices in their fields and are leveraging that success to change the way women are viewed in and business and society.

Guests:

Regina P. Brayboy – Vice President of Administration and Financial Services, Virginia International Terminals
vit.org

Blythe McGarvie - Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
hbs.edu

Candace H. Duncan – Managing Partner, KPMG
kpmg.com

Nancy A. Bagranoff – Dean, University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business
robins.richmond.edu


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Wild Pet Health

Posted by: perry 2/21/2013 11:41 PM

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Wild Pet Health
It's a wild edition of our monthly pet health broadcast as we address the tempting, but almost always unwise, urge to domesticate wild and exotic animals as pets.  Our resident veterinarian, Phyllis Newmann, join us in studio to discuss the risks of inviting a wild animal into your home.  We'll also speak with Ceiridwen Terrill about her journey with her wolfdog, Inyo.

Scheduled Guest:
Dr. Phyllis Neumann
- Veterinarian, Todds Lane Veterinary Hospital in Hampton
toddslanevet.com

Ceiridwen Terrill - Author, "PART WILD: Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs"
myurbanwild.com

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Segment A: Flavor Profiles/Segment B: Delicious International Dish/Segment C: Delicious Dish Etiquette

Posted by: perry 2/20/2013 10:11 PM

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

HearSay's Delicious Dish: 2/20/13
 
Segment A:  Flavor Profiles
First up in our monthly cooking program, HearSay host Cathy Lewis talks with our favorite foodie Patrick Evans-Hylton and gets the latest dish on local restaurants and eateries with our popular "Flavor Profiles" segment.
 
Scheduled Guests:
Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton - Senior Editor for Food & Wine, Hampton Roads Magazine, and executive editor for Virginia Wine Lover Magazine. He is the author of seven books, including “Popcorn” and the new cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” due out in April 2013.
patrickevanshylton.com
hamptonroadsmagazine.com
virginiawinelover.com
 
Executive Chef Bobby Huber - Owner, "Braise" restaurant (opening soon in Virginia Beach)
facebook.com/BraiseVAB
 
 
Segment B:  Delicious International Dish
It's international cuisine, literally on an international scale!  We'll talk with the author/editor of Saveur's new book, "The Way We Cook: Portraits of Home Cooks Around the World."  This collection of lush culinary images conveys the inspiring ways that people feed themselves each day in countries all over the globe. From a chef doling out Charleston, South Carolina's finest fried pork chop to a family making fresh cheese in Zacatecas, Mexico and a mother and daughter preparing an elaborate meal in Riga, Latvia, these stories and visuals are a stunning look at cuisine on a global scale.  You'll also find out how you can get a copy of this book as a gift with your support to WHRV-FM during our current fundraising campaign.
 
Scheduled Guest:
James Oseland
- Food writer, editor-in-chief "Saveur," and author of "Saveur - The Way We Cook: Portraits of Home Cooks Around the World"
saveur.com
 
 
Segment C:  Delicious Dish Etiquette
From taking your hat off at the table to tipping for great service, how's your dining etiquette?  In any case, we'll take a look at why  the point of etiquette rules is to make you feel comfortable, not uncomfortable.  Our guests will help you discern the do's and don'ts when dining out or in or hosting a private dinner party.  Elizabeth "Lizzie" Post, etiquette maven Emily Post’s great-great-granddaughter, joins HearSay host Cathy Lewis along with two culinary experts to answer your questions live.
 
Scheduled Guests:
Elizabeth Post
-  The Emily Post Institute, Inc., Emily Post’s great-great-granddaughter and co-author of "Emily Post's Etiquette," 18th edition, and "Great Get-Togethers"
emilypost.com
 
Chef Dedra Blount -  Chef Educator, Certified Servsafe Instructor Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
nowurcooking.com
 
Chef Jerry Bryan
- Owner, Coastal Grill - Virginia Beach
coastalgrill.com

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HearSay from the Headlines 2/19

Posted by: perry 2/19/2013 12:13 AM

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

HearSay from the Headlines 2/19
On today's edition of HearSay from the Headlines, we'll consider the tragic story of Richard Fee, a local aspiring medical student who tragically took his own life while in the grips of an addiction to Adderall. This local story made national news in
THIS New York Times article that highlights growing concern  surrounding how Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is diagnosed and treated.  As always, our phone lines are open and we invite you to share your thoughts by calling in live at 757-440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240.  You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook page facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis.

Scheduled Guests:
Dr. Gretchen Watson
-  Director, Consortium for Health Information Technology at Tidewater Community College, President, Safety & Learning Solutions
yoursls.com

Dr. Andrea Arcona - Curriculum Coordinator, Consortium for Health Information Technology at Tidewater Community College

Dr. Charles Parker - Neuroscience Consultant, Child & Adult Psychiatrist
drcharlesparker.com

Dr. Craig Surman
- Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Scientific Coordinator of the Adult ADHD Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital
massgeneral.org

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President's Day

Posted by: perry 2/18/2013 6:18 PM

Monday, February 18, 2013

President's Day

What better way to celebrate Presidents' Day than to get up close and personal with our nation's Commander-In-Chiefs, both past and present.  We'll chat with founding father, Alexander Hamilton, about some of the most pressing issues facing our nation, then discuss how the faith of America's Presidents have shaped their leadership and legacy with former William & Mary professor David Holmes.

Scheduled Guests:

Bill Chrystal
- Alexander Hamilton Performer, Author, "Thomas Jefferson vs. Alexander Hamilton: In Their Own Words"
william-g-chrystal.com

David L. Holmes - Author, "The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents: From Truman to Obama," Former Walter G. Mason Professor of Religious Studies at the College of William and Mary

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Love in the Digital Age

Posted by: perry 2/14/2013 11:31 PM

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Love in the Digital Age
The days of extended courtship and tokens of affection have given way to internet dating and 140 character love-tweets.  On a special Valentine's Day edition of HearSay, we'll consider how digital technology and social networking are shaping the face of the modern relationship and changing the way people make personal connections and, hopefully, find love.

Scheduled Guest:

Amy Webb
- Professional Disruptor, Author, "Data, A Love Story"
datalovestory.com

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In the Conservationist's Garden

Posted by: perry 2/13/2013 11:43 PM

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

In the Conservationist's Garden
You spend hours in your garden, cultivating your own green space, but have you considered how your gardening and yard care might be impacting the environment?  Today our gardening guru, Jim Orband, and Skip Styles of Wetlands Watch join us to discuss how you can be a SERIOUSLY green gardener.

Scheduled Guests:

Jim Orband
- Jim Orband - Senior Extension Agent Emeritus, Virginia Cooperative Extension
ext.vt.edu

Skip Styles - Executive Director, Wetlands Watch
wetlandswatch.org

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