Mapping Adaptation
3:17 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Climate Change & the Chesapeake Bay

Credit Jenny Dreyer

Next week the U.N. will bring experts from around the world for a climate change summit in New York. On the Chesapeake Bay scientists are looking at what a warmer bay might mean for species like the blue crab and striped bass.

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Arts & Culture
7:16 am
Mon September 15, 2014

An Interview with Dr. Judith Orloff: Learning to Surrender

Dr. Judith Orloff

Tab O'Neal talks with psychiatrist and New York Times bestselling author Judith Orloff about her latest book. It's called The Ecstasy of Surrender - ​the art of letting go. She puts her principles of Daosim to the test, learning that the art of living is to savor it - to go with the flow.

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Health & Medicine
6:35 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Leading Ebola Reasearcher Talks Vaccination Development at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire
Credit The Scripps Research Institute

As the global effort to contain the Ebola outbreak continues, a leading American expert on the disease spoke to students at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute about the virus – and why it’s important to understand the disease on a basic, molecular level. 

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Government & Politics
6:29 am
Mon September 15, 2014

VaNews for 09.15.14

Keeping a campaign promise is costing Governor McAuliffe money...and a Virginia fifth-grader is challenging her school's limit on the use of lip balm. 

Those stories have been among the most read over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on

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Not Breaking Party Lines
4:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Military Strikes Against ISIS

Credit Ahmad Al-Rubaye /AFP/Getty Images via NPR

President Obama’s announcement he's going to bomb the Islamic State is giving him some new Republican partners from Virginia on Capitol Hill, while also causing headaches for many in his own party. 

This hyper-partisan Congress just got a little more fractured - only this time it isn't breaking along party lines.

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