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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Publishing the Present

Martha speaks with George F. Thompson who has made a career out of publishing lovely books commemorating the place of places in our lives.

George F. Thompson Publishing

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WMRA News
7:49 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

UVa Nursing Students Raise Money for Clinic in El Salvador

It’s a charity project that’s been more than a decade in the making, and now it’s finally coming to life.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Virginia's Sierra

When someone says "Sierra Club," do you think about environmentalists somewhere out west doing their work near the Sierra mountains?

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Trends in Nursing
4:30 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Men Out-Earn Women... Even in the "Women's Field" of Nursing

Scott Darrah is a nurse at the University of Virginia Medical Center
Kara Lofton

Nursing is a field that's been dominated by women for decades. In fact, when nursing societies first formed, many of them didn’t allow men membership.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Caring for the Wild

Broad-winged Hawk

Come Spring time, people often find themselves giving more thought to animals in the wild.

At least that’s the word from the founder of the Wildlife Center of Virginia, who also says something as simple as where you place a birdfeeder can affect the lives of a wide variety of different types of critters.

We get more detail on that, and an overall update on life in the wild.

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

The Sustainable Urbanist

Dean Weaver

Dean Weaver almost lost a child, and the experience made him aware that what he really wanted to do with his life was build community... literally.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

The Planetarium Guy

If you have ever spoken with Shanil Virani you probably figured out pretty quickly that he can be passionate on any number of subjects.

But, fact is, this astrophysicist (perhaps better known as the planetarium guy) can also be fascinating on any number of topics... especially anything remotely connected to celebrating science.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

A Virginia Politics Update

Credit Virginia General Assembly Fickr Stream

Our elected representatives in both Washington and Richmond are now well into new legislative sessions.

Our first Governor ever to face prison gets a lighter sentence that most anyone seems to have expected.

And some noteworthy presidential politics are cropping up too.

Anything political is open for discussion as we gather our analysis team for another update.

Guests:
Anita Kumar 
- White House Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers.

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Miller's Music

Dawn strums at the Richmond Marathon Jam.
Credit AIM Studios of Virginia / Allen Moore

Martha speaks with Dawn Miller, who grew up listening to her parents play music. So, naturally, she started making music as soon as she was old enough to carry a tune.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

False Confessions

You would never confess to a crime you did not commit... would you?

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