News http://wamc.org en "The Confidence Code" By Katty Kay And Claire Shipman http://wamc.org/post/confidence-code-katty-kay-and-claire-shipman <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Following the success of <em>Lean In</em> and <em>Why Women Should Rule the World</em>, the authors of the bestselling <em>Womenomics</em> provide an informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence—and learning how to achieve it—for women of all ages and at all stages of their career.</p><p>Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In <a href="http://www.theconfidencecode.com/"><em>The Confidence Code</em></a>, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key reason is confidence.</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 88634 at http://wamc.org "The Confidence Code" By Katty Kay And Claire Shipman 4/21/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/42114-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf, and political consultant, Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Afghan Runoff<br />Ukraine Fatal Clash<br />Boston Marathon<br />Sherpa Strike<br />Army Hairstyle Ban</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 88631 at http://wamc.org 4/21/14 Panel Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-157 <p>WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Boston Marathon and Rob Astorino's bid for Governor of New York. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:37:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 88623 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast http://wamc.org/post/meteorologist-paul-caianos-forecast-301 <p></p><p></p><p>Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:55:24 +0000 Paul Caiano 88622 at http://wamc.org Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast Sports Report: Boston Marathon Starts This Morning http://wamc.org/post/sports-report-boston-marathon-starts-morning <p></p><p></p><p>The Boston Marathon starts today with the Mobility Impaired Start at 8:50 am, Push Chair Wheelchair Division Start at 9:17 am, Handcycle Participants Start at 9:22 am, Elite Women’s at 9:32 am, the Elite Men’s and Wave One at 10 am, Wave Two at 10:25 am, Wave Three at 11 am, and Wave Four at 11:25 am. More information about <a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/marathon/post/_/id/410/3-days-spectator-information-for-raceday">the Marathon can be found at EPSN.</a> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:21:51 +0000 Patrick Garrett 88619 at http://wamc.org Sports Report: Boston Marathon Starts This Morning Dr. Jayanth Banavar, University of Maryland - The Geometry of Life http://wamc.org/post/dr-jayanth-banavar-university-maryland-geometry-life <p>The constraints of physical shape have helped guide life's evolutionary path.</p><p>Jayanth Banavar, dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) at the University of Maryland, discusses how geometry plays a significant role in development and evolution.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 88400 at http://wamc.org Dr. Jayanth Banavar, University of Maryland - The Geometry of Life Hassig Talks About His Green Party Campaign For 21st Congressional District http://wamc.org/post/hassig-talks-about-his-green-party-campaign-21st-congressional-district <p></p><p></p><p>As the primary nears in New York’s 21st Congressional district race, the number of candidates is tightening. Two Republicans have dropped out, leaving two-time candidate Matt Doheny challenging former White House aide Elise Stefanik, who has party backing.<br />In the Democratic race, Stephen Burke is challenging endorsed candidate Aaron Woolf. And there may be a primary among the Green Party candidates. Matt Funicello is facing off against St. Lawrence County farmer and environmental advocate Donald Hassig.&nbsp; In our continuing series, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley talks with Hassig about his campaign. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88173 at http://wamc.org Hassig Talks About His Green Party Campaign For 21st Congressional District Mental Health Evaluation Ordered in Shootings Case http://wamc.org/post/mental-health-evaluation-ordered-shootings-case <p></p><p></p><p>A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation of a Vermont man charged with shooting and wounding two state police troopers and a disabled neighbor to determine if he is competent to stand trial. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88533 at http://wamc.org Mental Health Evaluation Ordered in Shootings Case Most College Students Are Destined To Change Their Majors http://wamc.org/post/most-college-students-are-destined-change-their-majors <p>“I started my freshman year as a Bio major and then I switched to marketing communications.”</p><p>“I entered college as a business major, then I switched to communications and public relations.”</p><p>“I started as an engineer, but now my major is communications.” Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:50:00 +0000 Peter Spotts 88495 at http://wamc.org Hike In State Funding Sought For Homeless Services http://wamc.org/post/hike-state-funding-sought-homeless-services <p> A statewide coalition of 30 organizations that assist homeless individuals in Massachusetts is lobbying the state legislature for an increase in funding.&nbsp; State funding for their programs has remained stagnant for more than a decade.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with William Miller, executive director of&nbsp; Friends of the Homeless in Springfield.</p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:37:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 88476 at http://wamc.org Hike In State Funding Sought For Homeless Services