Thursday, September 25th was a big day, a day that Ofelia Correa had been looking forward to for years.
It would seem that “conventional wisdom” does not always stay in effect indefinitely. For example, there was the long-held idea that Virginia would continuously outperform the rest of the country economically because we could depend on the federal government to supply so many jobs. That notion is certainly changing now. And it is just one of the factors we consider as we take a close up look at the state of the Old Dominion’s economy.
Joy Loving talks with WMRA's Martha Woodroof about why Virginia should go solar. College towns like Harrisonburg should solarize, she says. (Oh, and this also involves a spoonbread recipe.)
You’ve probably seen Brad Sherwood, a regular cast member on the improvised, or improv, TV comedy hit Whose Line Is It Anyway.
You have met them. Perhaps even lots of them. Interpersonal skills researcher Brian Charette has long consulted on how to deal with them.
So, you’ve made the journey to the United States, you’ve settled here, and you want to become a citizen.
Thank you very much for supporting WMRA during this Fall Fundraiser!
Keep in mind that while we officially ended Saturday night, it's not too late to contribute.
Total Raised: $146,709
The overall goal was $150,000 and we welcomed 402 new sustaining members.
As the theory goes, all of us have hidden foundations to our personalities. Those foundations start getting built early. And they most always have cracks in them. Places where things did not come together as perfectly as we may have liked.
Dr. Dave McRuer works at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. As a wildlife veterinarian, his mission is to treat wild animals and educate humans how to interact with them.
What does it take to make someone a professional? Our guest says that question was easier to answer in the Middle Ages... when the term first came into usage.
But he also says if we give serious consideration to the historical meaning, many people would begin to see their work differently.