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Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.

Articles by Charles Fishburne

UVA Environmental Professor Helping to Map And Assess the World's Forests Via Biomass Satellite

The European Space Agency is set to develop a new, Earth-observing satellite that will map and monitor global forests.  UVA's Hank Shugart, a professor of environmental science, has been a key player in convincing the agency to fund and develop the $525-million satellite.  He talks with correspondent Charles Fishburne in this WCVE Science Matters report.

Deadline To Apply For NASA Girls On-Line Mentoring Program Is July 2nd

For the second year, NASA is offering a unique, on-line mentoring program for middle schoolers, to interact one-on-one with women who have been successful in science and working on America's future in space.  It happens in July, it's free, and there is still time to apply.  Charles Fishburne talked with Mamta Nagaraja, the Women In NASA Project Manager.

Learn more in this Science Matters Report.

VCU Researchers Working on Compound to Help Quit Smoking

Virginia Commonwealth University has just received a 482,000 dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue work on a compound that might help hard-core smokers to finally quit.  Charles Fishburne talked with Darlene Brunzell, Associate Professor in the VCU Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, in this WCVE Science Matters report.