Week of April 1 - 5, 2013

Week of April 1 - 5, 2013

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 4/1

Hr. 1

Democrat & Chronicle columnist Nestor Ramos discusses instances of cultural and ethnic prejudice which crop up in our community

Hr. 2

What the new state budget and the draft Rochester school budget mean for public education; Rochester School Board finance chair Willa Powell

 

Tuesday 4/2

Hr. 1

Scientist Mercedes Richards previews her talk later this week at the Rochester Museum and Science Center, about how 3-D imaging and math are helping us understand the stars and the nature of the Universe

Hr. 2

Veteran teacher Robert Zogby discusses why he’s advising students and their parents to refuse to take some standardized tests

 

Wednesday 4/3

Hr. 1

The political landscape; we reach out to Manhattan and to political consultant, opinion researcher and former SUNY Buffalo professor Gerald Goldhaber

Hr. 2

Meet David Dey, founder of the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship, who says sometimes he will try to convince you NOT to start a new business  

 

Thursday 4/4

Hr. 1

We get answers to your questions about antiques and collectibles as we convene the College of Collectible Knowledge

Hr. 2

Scholar Elena Sommers is preparing to convene a large scale symposium about Russia, its culture and its society at RIT

 

Friday 4/5-Arts Friday PLUS a science and exploration special   

Hr. 1

Arts Friday; WXXI-FM’s Mona Seghatoleslami explores the arts and cultural scene on the U of R’s River Campus

Hr. 2

Science and Exploration;  Bob Smith talks live with Dr. Robert Ballard, the undersea explorer who found the Titanic and has made other groundbreaking discoveries in the ocean’s depths, in advance of his April 27 presentation at MCC

 

 

All programs originate live in our studios unless otherwise indicated. Schedules are subject to change in response to breaking news. Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.

 

 

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