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Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are using DNA sequencing to customize cancer treatment. Filmmakers Monica Lange & Bonnie Cutler talk about their new documentary Twice Born, which focuses on families & medical teams working to help babies still in the womb have a better chance at life.
Front Street Brewery in Wilmington is crafting up big business. Farmers are using special techniques to grow strawberries in the winter. Meridith Elliott Powell shares her expertise in business planning. And a preview of the new documentary What Love Is: Duke Pathfinders 50, filmed right here in NC.
Johnson's Burgers in Siler City is drawing tourists from far & wide to taste their famous fare. Melvin's Hamburgers in Elizabethtown has also gained great renown for its meals. And Fincastle's Diner in Greensboro combines burgers, appetizers, & ambiance to serve up big business. Sow Much Good is working to overcome food deserts in Charlotte. And author Rebecca Lee talks about her new book.
We conclude our series on the music education concert series as the students attend a live performance by the NC Symphony. Soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Davis give us a preview of the upcoming multimedia event "Family Secrets," plus a performance of one of the songs from the show. And author Sheri Castle talks about her new book.
Operatic soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Thomas Davis perform the song "Chinaberry Tree," with text by Randall Kenan. The song is one of several which comprise the one-of-a-kind multimedia concert event "Family Secrets," being performed by Andrea, Dan, & several other musicians, at UNC Chapel Hill.
Operatic soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Thomas Davis perform "Cemetery Song," with text by Michael Malone. The song is one of several which comprise the one-of-a-kind multimedia concert event "Family Secrets," being performed by Andrea, Dan, & several other musicians, at UNC Chapel Hill.
A look at promising new cancer research & treatments through the eyes of two survivors. A unique rock band works to raise awareness of other types of cancers impacting women. And a regional trail system provides healthy lifestyle opportunities for area residents.
Dr. John Boggess & Dr. John Soper are members of the band No Evidence of Disease, or N.E.D. The band is comprised of gynecologic cancer surgeons from across the US. N.E.D.'s goal is to raise awareness of gynecological cancers. Their motto is "Breast cancer has a pink ribbon, but GYN cancer has a rock band." The doctors shared one of the band's original songs with us while they were in the studio.
Scientists in Raleigh are working to develop a vaccine for mosquito-borne illnesses. The NC Cooperative Extension helps officials & citizens prepare for & recover from natural disasters. Robin Cape talks about the work & mission of the Climate Collider. And the NC Symphony's music education concert series brings music into the classroom & students into the concert hall.
North Elementary School staff & community members rally together to help students succeed. Dr. William Darity shares his insights into helping students engage in their education. And Dr. Jane Fernandes talks about her goals & vision as president of Guilford College.
Petree Elementary uses adult male role models to help improve student achievement. 2014 NC Teacher of the Year James Ford shares his vision for engaging students in their own education. And the Kenan Fellows Program provides real life experience to teachers that they can take back to their classrooms.
Erica Starke-Knight goes to Bennett College to sit down with Bennett President Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, Spelman College President Dr. Beverly Tatum, & educator & humanitarian Dr. Johnetta Cole. Bennett College's & Spelman College's all-women vocal ensembles also perform during this Women's History Month special.
For more than 50 years expert crafters have been constructing chairs, love seats, sofas and so much more at Klaussner Home Furnishings in Asheboro. Now Klaussner has partnered renowned NC artist William Mangum to produce a whole new line that celebrates the beauty of our state. Stephanie Bourland gives us an inside look at the "Carolina Preserves" collection.
We focus on global education & outreach as we visit the NC Arboretum in Asheville, the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, & talk with Charle LaMonica of the UNC World View program. Plus Morehead Planetarium receives a special recognition for its work with NASA.
The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville and its affiliate institutes partner with other leading organizations in the state to develop North Carolina's natural biotechnology economy on a global level. In tonight's segment of our series, we look at The Arboretum and its work developing international economic impact.
NC is a leader in the video gaming industry, but just how do lines of code translate into images on the screen? And as computers become more prevalent in our lives, how is our data being used to inform society? Plus author Don Tapscott talks about The Digital Economy.
Renowned NC artist William Mangum is collaborating with Klaussner Home Furnishings on a furniture line that celebrates the beauty of our state. Mr. Mangum joined us on location at the High Point Furniture Market to talk about the "Carolina Preserves" collection and the new pieces he's debuting this year.
The Surry Sonker Trail showcases the tasty NC dessert known as "sonker." NC is also home to hundreds of barbecue & hot sauce businesses both large & small. And Jonathan Jones of the NC Open Gov't Coalition talks about Sunshine Week.
Peds is expanding in Burke County. Downtown Greensboro is undergoing an economic revitalization. A Duke University program helps students develop their small business ideas. And Anita Brown-Graham talks about lessons learned at this year's Emerging Issues Forum.
The St. Andrew's University Therapeutic Horsemanship Program benefits all its participants. The Get REAL & HEEL program studies the benefits of exercise on cancer patients. The UNC Men's Basketball team hosted its 12th annual clinic for Special Olympics. And Barry Porter talks about the work & mission of the Triangle Region American Red Cross.
Researchers look into how the brain connections that control movement also affect hearing. A wounded Army veteran reunites with the medical team that saved his life. And we talk with the President & CEO of Sepi Engineering, Sepi Saidi.
A photographer documents the immigrant experience by following one Mexican family for 2 decades. The Pop-Up Chorus offers fun & fellowship for singers of all levels. And Jodee Nimerichter gives us a preview of this year's American Dance Festival & the auditions underway across the country.
The Career & College Promise program provides free community college tuition for high school students. Lee STEM Schools focus on educating low income African-American boys. And Chancellor Todd Roberts talks about the work & mission of the NC School of Science & Mathematics.
Researchers study bird migration to predict the health of the bird population. The Army Corps of Engineers helps protect nesting waterfowl along our state's coast. And Lindsay Ringenbach talks about the Greater Raleigh College Fair.
Researchers are using DNA sequencing to customize cancer treatment.
Wilmington's Front Street Brewery is crafting a name for itself with its beers & more.
Johnson's Burgers has been drawing diners to Siler City for over 60 years.
The NC Symphony's music education concert series concludes with a live performance.
Andrea Edith Moore & Daniel Thomas Davis perform the song "Chinaberry Tree."
Web Extra: Andrea Moore & Daniel Davis perform their Cemetery Song.
New treatments and research are providing hope for cancer patients in our state.
A conversation with & performance from members of N.E.D. the band.
A Raleigh company is working on a vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses.
Community involvement is helping North Elementary students succeed in school.
One NC school is using adult role models to encourage student achievement.
We celebrate Women's History Month with 3 three outstanding female leaders from our state.
Klaussner Home Furnishings in Asheboro is one of the US' largest furniture companies.
The North Carolina Arboretum promotes our state's natural biotechnology economy.
How the NC Arboretum works to promote our state's natural biotech industry.
A look at the science behind programming video games.
William Mangum talks about his "Carolina Preserves" collection at the High Point Market.
A tasty treat is drawing tourism to our state.
Peds expands its Burke County facility.
A special program at St. Andrew's University showcases the benefits of horseback riding.
Researchers study how movement affects hearing.
A series of photographs chronicles the immigrant experience.
An innovative program gives students free tuition to community college while still in high
How migratory birds can predict the health of the bird population.
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