Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with OneVirginia2021 Executive Director Liz White about the implementation of Virginia’s new rules for defining political districts. Topics include: How members of the redistricting panel are selected and inviting the general public to be a part of the process.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Program Director and Assistant Professor Melissa Levy and YSI graduate Juliana Parra about the university’s Youth and Social Innovation Program. Topics include: Working with youth in the community and the changing needs of today’s youth.
Jennifer Kitchen (left), Sara Ratcliffe, and Bob Beard
State legislature Democratic Challengers Jennifer Kitchen (D-25th) and Sara Ratcliffe (D-58th) spoke at the monthly meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. Incumbents Chris Runion (R-25th) and Rob Bell (R-58th) declined to attend. Topics include: The under representation of Virginia’s rural areas and the importance of installing broadband internet connectivity across the commonwealth. Also, repealing the right to work law.
The candidates spoke at the Wednesday August 11, 2021 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at The Center in Charlottesville and simulcast on Zoom. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was introduced by SSV President Jeff Gould and moderated by SSV member and former news anchor for CBS19 Bob Beard.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Global Public Health Program Director at the University of Virginia Department of Public Health Sciences and Assistant Professor, Kathryn Quissell about some of the global health issues surrounding the COVID pandemic. Topics include: Vaccine passports, mandates and global vaccine equity.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Assistant Scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Visiting Scholar at the University of Virginia, Allison Costa, about some of the as yet unsolved mysteries of the Universe. Topics include: The Big Bang and Black Hole Origin Theories. Also, the role of free will in our understanding of the Universe.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Religious Studies Professor Matthew Hedstrom about religious, cultural and political views of The Apocalypse in America. Topics include: The difference between apocalypticism and dystopianism and how plagues have defined apocalyptic moments in history.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Philosophy professor Paul Humphreys about the role of philosophy as artificial intelligence becomes an important factor in our day-to-day lives. Topics include: Should society put limits on the growth of artificial intelligence? Also, can artificial intelligence become truly creative?
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor, Shilpa Davi, about the role the Muppets have played in reflecting modern culture. Topics include: The Muppets and Sesame Street and Disney’s decision to place a content advisory on 18 episodes.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Master Beekeeper and current President of the Central Virginia Beekeepers Association, Ken Hall, about the state of beekeeping in Virginia. Topics include: Some of the myths about Honey Bees and tips on starting your own Honey Bee farm.