From the Refugee Camp

Posted by: victorb 9/11/2014 12:33 AM

 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

From the Refugee Camp

In South Sudan's Yida Refugee Camp, Ross Wood gets things done. Ross recently finished working as relief coordinator in the Yida Refugee Camp, where he managed and oversaw programs that serve the 70,000 refugees and provided important services such as food distributions, clean water production, health and hygiene training and nutrition counseling. He joins us today with his first-hand experiences working as an educator and advocate for peace in not just South Sudan, but also Nicaragua, Morocco and Israel.

Scheduled Guest:

Ross Wood -
 Former Area Coordinator for Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, Yida Refugee Camp

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The Middle East After the Arab Spring

Posted by: victorb 9/10/2014 10:30 PM

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Middle East After the Arab Spring

There are more than two billion Muslims in the world today. Their numbers continue to grow. What do we know about their religion, their conflicts, and them as individuals? To shed light on the Middle East's tumultuous and tragic trajectory, Dr. Marc Lynch, a Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies at George Washington University, joins us in advance of his Hampton Roads World Affairs Council lecture this week.

Scheduled Guest:

Dr. Marc Lynch
 - Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies, George Washington University

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HearSay from the Headlines 9/9

Posted by: victorb 9/9/2014 10:50 PM

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

HearSay from the Headlines 9/9
 
Join us for today's edition of HearSay from the Headlines, where we tackle the latest news headlines that have you talking. This week we'll consider the verdict of the corruption trial of former Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell, and his wife, Maureen. Our lines are open, and we invite you to let us know your thoughts by joining us live at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis. 

Scheduled Guests:

Bill Sizemore -
 Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot

Dr. Quentin Kidd - Director, Judy Wason Center for Public Policy 

Jeff Bellin - Associate Professor of Law, College of William & Mary

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Combating Campus Sexual Violence

Posted by: victorb 9/8/2014 11:04 PM

Monday, September 8, 2014

Combating Campus Sexual Violence

Last week, Governor Terry McAuliffe formed a task force to combat sexual violence at the state’s colleges and universities, addressing a problem that has commanded attention this year in Washington and on campuses nationwide.  Today we'll talk with representatives from our local universities about their efforts to prevent sexual violence and ensure prompt and fair resolution when cases arise.

Scheduled Guests:

Ellen Neufeldt -
 Vice president for Student Engagement & Enrollment Services, Old Dominion University

La Wanza Lett-Brewington - Director, Old Dominion University Women’s Center

Dr. Kevin Hughes - Dean of Students, Christopher Newport University


Nicole P. Eramo -
 Associate Dean of Students, The University of Virginia

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The Veterans' Docket

Posted by: victorb 9/4/2014 10:42 PM

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The Veterans' Docket

The Supreme Court of Virginia sought out the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board with a $200,000 one-year grant to start a veterans’ specific docket in its decade-old civilian drug court.  The enhanced services offered by the veterans' track will include family therapy, re-entry assistance, PTSD care, psychiatric assessment and medication monitoring. The program's organizers join us live in studio to discuss the pilot program and its benefits for veterans in crisis.

Scheduled Guests:

Anton Bell -
 Commonwealth's Attorney, City of Hampton


Natale Ward -
 Deputy Director, Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board

Ben Atanacio -
 Veteran's Coordinator, Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board 

Sherry Glasgow - Administrator, Hampton Drug Court

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HearSay from the Headlines 9/3

Posted by: victorb 9/3/2014 8:00 PM

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

HearSay from the Headlines 9/3 

Join us for today's edition of HearSay from the Headlines, where we tackle the latest news headlines that have you talking. This week members of the local community share their experiences with racial profiling. Our lines are open, and we invite you to let us know your thoughts by joining us live at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis

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Religion, Ethics, and Dying

Posted by: victorb 9/2/2014 12:00 AM

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Religion, Ethics, and Dying

Medical technology can complicate the dying process, especially when combined with challenging religious beliefs and ethics concerns.  We're joined today by two Catholic and Jewish scholars as we discuss controversies and perspectives around withdrawing life sustaining treatment, palliative care measures, assisted suicide, and the criteria of death for transplantation of organs and tissues.

Scheduled Guests:

Dr. Gerard Magill -
 Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy, and Law for the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Dr. Jonathan Crane - Raymond F. Schinazi Junior Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University’s Center for Ethics in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Alex Garvey - Vice President of Mission and Ethics for Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center
  

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