On this week’s Gazette: there’s now an official candidate running for Governor of NY in 2018, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Republican Assembly Minority leader’s decision to challenge incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, and we’ll tell you about a program that helps children with life-threatening illness fulfill a dream.
Given the size and financial strength of some large college and universities in the US, it came as a bit of a surprise that a small, liberal arts college in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts is the first institution in the country to go 100 percent solar.
Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk to the college president who got this project rolling.
We’ll also learn why many military families across the US are opting to home school their children, hear about a grant project to study water contamination, and spend an academic minute trying to bring extinct plants back from the dead.
WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party.[Continue reading...] about #1750 – NYS GOP Chairman Ed Cox
WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. David Woolner, Senior Fellow and Resident Historian of the Roosevelt Institute, Marist College Professor and Author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and Peace.[Continue reading...] about FDR Author And Historian Dr. David Woolner
On this week’s 51%, it’s exam time for many, and new research suggests that women have more test anxiety then men. We hear about a new contraceptive law in Massachusetts and have a different look at the #MeToo social media campaign. Research has long shown that women who enter college intending to pursue a career […][Continue reading...] about #1481: Test Anxiety, Contraceptive Law In MA, And #MeToo Abroad
In her admired works of fiction, including the recent “The Book That Matters Most,” best-selling author Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. In her new book, “Morningstar,” she reveals the personal story behind beloved novels in her life.[Continue reading...] about #1534 – Ann Hood