100 Years of NASA Langley

Posted by: morgan 8/1/2017 12:02 AM

100 Years of NASA Langley
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Air travel, spaceflight, robotic solar-system missions: science fiction to those alive at the turn of the 20th century became science fact to those living in the 21st. America’s aerospace future has been literally made at NASA’s Langley Research Center by the best and brightest the U.S. can offer. Today we'll look back on the 100-year history of one of the most important hubs of aviation innovation on the planet, as reported on by the Daily Press for the past century. Later, Old Dominion University Planetarium Director, Justin Mason, joins us with viewing and safety tips for this month's big solar elcipse!

Today's Guests:

Mark St. John Erickson
– Is a History and Visual Arts Reporter for the Daily Press. He’s co-author of The Unknown and Impossible: How a research facility in Virginia mastered the air and conquered space

Mike Holtzclaw – Is a Senior Reporter with the Daily Press. He’s co-author of The Unknown and Impossible: How a research facility in Virginia mastered the air and conquered space

Dr. Brian Weeden – Is the Director of Program Planning for Secure World Foundation, a private foundation that promotes cooperative solutions for space sustainability and the peaceful uses of outer space.

Justin Mason – Is the Director of Old Dominion University’s Pretlow Planetarium

 

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Posted by: morgan 7/2/2012 10:39 PM

 

Segment A: Candidate Conversation

Join host Cathy Lewis as we continue our coverage of the issues and candidates that are shaping the political rhetoric within our Commonwealth and the entire nation.  On today's "Candidate Conversation" segment, we're joined by former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine. We'll converse about his experiences as governor and the issues central to his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

Scheduled Guest: 

Tim Kaine - Democratic nominee for the Virginia U.S. Senate race
kaineforva.com

Segment B: Tyrannosaurus Lex

On today's HearSay, Cathy Lewis engages in some serious wordplay with local author, lecturer, and philosopher Dr. Rod Evans.  His latest book, "Tyrannosaurus Lex," is a road map to some of the most hilarious idiosyncrasies of the English language. This broadcast promises to be packed with anagrams, antigrams, aptanagrams, palindromes, puns, paraprosdokians, oronyms and oxymora. Join us!

Scheduled Guest:

Dr. Rod Evans - Author, Tyrannosaurus Lex

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Life After Graduation

Posted by: morgan 5/21/2012 11:49 PM

Monday May 21, 2012

Life After Graduation


The future for today's college graduates may not be as bright as it once was.  The rising cost of college tuition has left many students saddled with a financial burden that can make breaking into today's super-competitive job market all the more problematic.  An increasing number of young adults are taking low paying jobs after college and moving back in with their parents to make ends meet.  In the midst of commencement season, HearSay host Cathy Lewis will be exploring what is waiting for this year's grads  in the "real world" and what they can do to mitigate these new challenges.

Scheduled Guests:

Bill Holland, Ph.D - Author, Cracking the New Job Market: The 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy, Are There Any Good Jobs Left?, and Career Management in the Age of the Disposable Worker

crackingthenewjobmarket.com

Heidi Shierholz - Economist, Economic Policy Institute

epi.org/people/heidi-shierholz

Tom Wunderlich - Assistant Dean, Career Management Center at Old Dominion University

odu.edu/ao/cmc/index.php

 

 


 
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