Cincinnati Edition Sunday

Field Notes
1:31 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Olivia Judson

The next guest in the Cincinnati Zoo’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series is acclaimed evolutionary biologist and writer, Dr. Olivia Judson. Her acclaimed book, Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation has been translated into 15 different languages, became a TV special in England and Canada, and was described by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins as a "winningly sophisticated zoological comedy." She joins Thane Maynard on this phone to talk about her work, her writings and her May 1 visit to the Zoo on this week’s Field Notes.

"Back to Eden"
1:31 am
Fri April 26, 2013

The benefits of native plants

Monday was Earth Day, and one way to help preserve the landscape and soil is to maintain, and in some cases, resurrect, the native plants that once existed in all regions of the planet. A new book, Back to Eden: Landscaping with Native Plants provides information and instruction on starting a native plant garden, how to make a rain garden, dealing with pests and how to avoid using fertilizers. The author, Dr. Frank Porter, joins Mark Perzel on the phone to discuss the many benefits of using native plants.

Cincinnati Public Schools
1:31 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Carpe Diem charter school at Aiken High next fall

When the brand new Aiken High School opens this fall, students will be introduced to personalized learning. Part of the plan is a Carpe Diem charter school inside Aiken, the first one Cincinnati Public Schools has sponsored. There's a similar program in Indianapolis, and Ann Thompson went there to take a look and provide this report.

April 28, 2013
1:31 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Statehouse News Correspondent Bill Cohen Retires

After more than 40 years reporting, mostly as a Statehouse News Correspondent, Bill Cohen is retiring.  Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Bill about his career.

Getting a Job
1:31 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Career Expert Andrea Kay

Finding a job is more difficult now than ever before. The rules for job hunting keep changing and the competition is more intense. Career expert Andrea Kay has a new book out to help with the process.

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