From Innovation Hub: – How have female innovators fundamentally altered our lives? In this special Women's History Month edition of Innovation Hub, host Kara Miller talks with Wendy Kopp, who conceived of Teach for America as a college student and helped the organization change the nation's educational system.
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Till your garden cover crop into the soil, as soon as you can work the soil. Fall planted cover crops have done their job of preventing erosion and need to be incorporated into the soil at least two weeks before you begin planting your early season crops. These cover crops can dramatically increase the valuable organic matter in your garden soil.
Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark note the fascinating habits of the solitary grass-carrying wasps in the genus Isodontia (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae).
For more information and photographs of the adult wasps visit bugguide.net.
From Humankind – With diet a factor in ailments from diabetes to obesity, medical students at the country’s largest campus attend cooking classes to learn how to help patients. And future MDs tell how they would improve our troubled health system.
Professors of medicine and nursing describe ways to treat the whole patient. And a look at medical use of acupuncture and meditation, for which evidence of effectiveness continues to grow.
PBS KIDS announced the launch of the Arthur Family Health website, which builds on Arthur’s eighteen-year history of addressing challenging topics and making them understandable for kids. Featuring Arthur and friends, this robust new website offers background information, games, videos, and other resources designed to help parents and educators talk to kids about important health issues - from asthma, food allergies and nutrition, to fitness and resilience.
A concert celebration of Irish, country, gospel, rock, movie tunes and long-time fan favorites, Daniel O’Donnnell: Stand Beside Me was recorded before a packed house on September 18, 2013 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in metro Detroit. The title of the popular singer’s 13th special for PBS refers to more than one of the songs he performs, but reflects his belief that fans have been standing beside him throughout his more than ten years on PBS, making his career a success and bringing him to where he is today.
Great Performances presents an encore of highlights from 1992’s star-studded concert tribute to pop music icon Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden. A Who’s Who of performers celebrated the 30th anniversary of the enigmatic singer-songwriter’s groundbreaking 1962 debut album, Bob Dylan.
World-renowned violinist Anne Akiko Meyers stopped by the 88.9 WCVE studios today and I had the pleasure of talking with her during Classical Music. She’s in town presenting the Virginia premiere of Mason Bates’ Violin Concerto with the Richmond Symphony. We talked a bit about the music, her career and her new Guarneri violin.