October 23, 2007
Louis Perez, J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill and Director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas www.ilas.unc.edu discussing the work of the institute, UNC-Chapel Hill’s connections in Cuba, and the future of Cuban-US relations.
October 22, 2007
Lloyd Kramer is the Chair of the history department at UNC-Chapel Hill and Dean Smith Distinguished Term Professor. http://www.unc.edu/depts/history/faculty/kramer.html He is the award-winning author of “Lafayette in Two Worlds: Public Cultures and Personal Identities in an Age of Revolution” published by UNC Press http://uncpress.unc.edu/books/T-74.html On the occasion of Lafayette’s 250th birthday, he discusses Lafayette’s historical legacy To listen to Kramer’s presentation on this topic to Layfayette College: http://www.lafayette.edu/cgi-bin/cast/av.cgi?pavid=107
October 18, 2007
Chapel Hill Science Writer and science book reviewer, Phil Manning helps us understanding the work of Oliver Smithies, Chapel Hill’s Nobel Prize winner.
October 17, 2007
Natasha Vukelic, new WCHL’s News Director and colleague of Ron Stutts on WCHL Morning News.
October 2, 2007
Emily Kass , Director, Ackland Art Museum, about the many reasons for visiting the museum today and more reasons to come. www.ackland.org
October 1, 2007
Joe Haj and Guest Director Davis McCallum discuss the PlayMakers’ fiery production of “Romeo and Juliet”
September 27, 2007
Vicky Jarrett, editor of Our State Magazine http://www.ourstate.com, and the magazine’s writers take Ron Stutts and D.G. Martin across North Carolina. Charles Blackburn talks about his article on Biltmore Industries’ Homespun Shops and Tryon Toy-Makers; Janet Pittard on her article “Nature by Design”; John Hairr on pre-Revolutionary military officer Hugh Waddell; Emily Herring Wilson on the noted poet A.R. “Archie” Ammons and his first job teaching at an Outer Banks school; and Liisa Sullivan on a visitor’s perfect weekend in Chapel Hill.
September 25, 2007
William L. Roper, dean of the School of Medicine, vice chancellor for Medical Affairs and CEO of the UNC Health Care System at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). http://www.roperhealth.com
September 24, 2007
Remembering his days as morning man at WCHL: Ty Boyd, Founder and CEO of Executive Learning Systems and The Excellence In Speaking Institute http://www.tyboyd.com/home.html
September 7, 2007
Joseph Haj, producing artistic director of the Chapel Hill’s Playmakers Repertory Theatre www.playmakersrep.org on the lessons learned from his one-man-production, “When the Bulbul Stops Singing”