The VCU Creative Arts Day Camp is an arts-based community program offered by the VCU Department of Art Education. The goal of the program is to create a fresh, alternative learning environment that provides kids with the time and resources to engage with a variety of media, including digital media, sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, bookmaking, fibers, and more.
Did life-forming matter crash down to Earth on a comet? Did the chemistry here cook just right? Was it Aliens, man?!? Listen to the latest Question Your World Radio Report from the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
The great apes — which include chimps, orangutans, gorillas and bonobos — seem to have rich emotional lives similar to our own. But just how smart are these animals? A new generation of investigators is revealing the secret mental lives of great apes; our evolutionary next-of-kin are turning out to be far smarter than most experts ever imagined.
Jon, Jay and Wes discuss the impact of the return of third baseman Adam Duvall. They will also try to figure out how the Squirrels can find more consistency in the starting rotation. Squirrels hitting coach Kenny Joyce visits the FSI field to tells us about what makes the Squirrels go offensively.
The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, an educational non-profit think tank, has just released a report that states jobs requiring knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) form a much larger part of our economy than previously thought and that federal support of community colleges and technical schools should be increased accordingly. Charles Fishburne talks with Jonathan Rothwell, a Senior Research Associate at the Brookings Institute in this WCVE Public Radio Science Matters Report.
You won’t want to miss this week’s Time For The Blues (6/9/13)! Henry and I are pulling out all the stops in our never ending quest to bring you the best blues around. And this time you'll hear some of the best blues of the year!
In honor of National Get Outside (GO) Day on Saturday, June 8th, I’d like to introduce you to a group of talented high school students who have created a beautiful documentary film about Shenandoah National Park: Preserving Our Future. I am very impressed by these young people who are learning the art of film making at Light House Studio in Charlottesville, Virginia. They are using the power of film to explore the beauty of the park through all of it's changing seasons, and raise awareness about four important environmental threats facing the park today. Watch this thoughtful and informative documentary to learn more about the issues.