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Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 4, Episode 4

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:43am -- WCVE

Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser, Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham review the Squirrels’ recent winning ways. Myles Schroder, a.k.a. “Super Utility Man” joins Jon on the FSI field to discuss the many gloves and equipment used for outfield, middle field/second base, first base, third base, and for catching. Enjoy the musical debut of “Biagini In A Bottle” by Phil McCormick and the Baby Squirrels.

Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy Presents: Living with Climate Change

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 3:04pm -- WCVE

The format for this debate on climate change is comprised of three basic segments. The first segment features opening statements by the two panelists. The second segment consists of questions posed by the moderator and from the in-studio audience. The final segment concludes the debate with each panelist giving their closing statements.

Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy Presents: Living with Climate Change originally aired on WCVE PBS / WHTJ PBS on May 14, 2015.

Leaping Moths

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss a new article in the Journal of Experimental Biology on how many moths, especially smaller species, launch themselves into the air with a jump before taking flight.

Watch a short video by the New York Times on how moths jump to become airborne.

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.