Universities and colleges with a strong focus on research are exploring new revenue opportunities by licensing their discoveries and creating spinoff companies to produce and sell them. Justin Catanoso,
contributing writer with the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses how Triad institutions are participating in this trend with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.
Activists in Winston-Salem and Greensboro plan to join the March Against Monsanto, a worldwide day of protest on Saturday drawing attention to the issue of genetically modified crops.
The effort, fueled by social media, was started earlier this year by a Utah woman after the defeat of a California ballot measure that would have required the labeling of all genetically modified organisms, GMOs.
Summer is just around the corner and that means finding activities to keep your kids busy during the school break. Greensboro Parks & Recreation is teaming up with the city’s police department, City Arts, public libraries and other organizations to create a program that will give teens in Guilford County plenty of things to do.
Ellenor Eubanks Shepherd is a competitive ballroom dancer, and at 81 she’s twirled into regional, national and international spotlights. “It stretches all parts of your body while you keep moving," says Ellenor. "You have to keep up with the music, so you have to stay mentally flexible as well as physically flexible.” She lives in Greensboro and trains at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio on Mill Street.