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Are Millennial Students Afraid To Speak Up In Classroom?

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:16pm -- WCVE

An Instructor of Marketing at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business says his students seem more reluctant to speak up in class and actually seem “scared” to talk. Bill Bergman, who is also President and CEO of the Bergman Group, a Richmond marketing firm, says they tell him it is because they fear it would be broadcast across social media.

88.9 WCVE’s Charles Fishburne has this Science Matters report.

Start Your Acting Career: Workshop For The Beginning Actor

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 3:21pm -- WCVE

You’re creative, you love movies, you love the theater, you feel like you have a story to tell and you’ve always wanted to act and perform! So... How do you get started as an actor?

Learn what it takes to start your acting career. This workshop will get you right into performing scenes with other actors and teach you what it takes to become a professional actor.

Virginia Home Grown: April 2015

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:33pm -- WCVE

Amy interviews Johnny Townsend from the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Natural Heritage Program about rare plants in Virginia including: Longleaf pine, Trillium and Pyxie moss. Peggy goes to Williamsburg to talk garden design with Laura Viancour. The “Tip from Maymont” is about removing unwanted vines from flowering bushes. Trillium is also the Plant of the Month. (Show #1502)


Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss spring insect swarms, including those of green midges and eastern subterranean termites.

Met Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:24am -- WCVE

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar (Giulio Cesare, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore), who sets the verismo action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian setting. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci.

Lab Added to Medical and Veterinary Entomology Course at R-MC

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark review plan’s for the summer that include the development of a new lab section for Art’s course at Randolph-Macon College in the fall.

Photo: Ticks, lice, fleas, and flies of all sorts will be among the medically important arthropods collected over the summer for students to examine in the fall.

Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 4, Episode 1

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:29pm -- WCVE

Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser is joined by Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham for the first installment of Season 4 of FSI. Todd “Parney” Parnell is in-studio to share his thoughts with Jon as to why he thinks this will be the best season yet for the Squirrels. We also get a tour of some of the new features out at the Diamond. We’ll also learn more about some of the new staff members for the Squirrels.