Brooks Fitch: John Gallup

Brooks Fitch brings us the first of his regular “Connecting Point” discussions with people making a difference in our region. He begins with John Gallup, a former Strathmore Paper executive now working with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and the Pioneer...

Chef Simon Stevenson: Myth of the Freshman 15

UMass Amherst Chef Simon Stevenson and UMass Dining Services Dietitian Dianne Z. Sutherland talk about the myths and realities of the “Freshman 15” urban legend – the claim that students at college are said to gain 15 pounds their freshman year. Additional Info: Umass...

The State We’re In: State Sen. Stan Rosenberg (D)

Guest for “The State We’re In” is State Sen. Stan Rosenberg (D) – Amherst and President Pro-Tem of the Massachusetts State Senate. We’ll look at how the Governor’s proposed 2012 budget impacts The University of Massachusetts and we’ll also discuss the coming Casino...

Plan for Progress & The Knowledge Corridor

Brooks Fitch, Director of the W.E.B. DuBois Center at UMass will be our guest to discuss his alliance with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission on the Plan for Progress as well as the Knowledge Corridor initiative. Additional Info: The W.E. B. DuBois Center Pioneer...