Davidson http://wfae.org en Homeless Jesus Sculpture Makes Impression In Davidson http://wfae.org/post/homeless-jesus-sculpture-makes-impression-davidson <p>At first glance, Davidson looks like one of those quaint, picturesque towns fit for a postcard.<br />So a homeless man sleeping on a bench outside a church immediately stands out.<br />Look a little closer, and you may realize it’s a sculpture of Jesus. Yes, a Homeless Jesus.<br />The sculpture has sparked a lot of debate since it was installed a week ago.<br />It’s also received national and even international attention.</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:06:40 +0000 Mark Rumsey 46045 at http://wfae.org Homeless Jesus Sculpture Makes Impression In Davidson Davidson Elementary Class Trades Chairs For Stability Balls http://wfae.org/post/davidson-elementary-class-trades-chairs-stability-balls <p><span style="line-height: 1.5">Take a group of kindergartners and first graders and let them bounce on exercise balls all day instead of asking them to sit still in their chairs.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5">Sounds crazy, right?&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5">Well, it’s happening at Davidson Elementary.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:16:10 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43873 at http://wfae.org Davidson Elementary Class Trades Chairs For Stability Balls Davidson College Announces On-Campus Pub And Coffeehouse http://wfae.org/post/davidson-college-announces-campus-pub-and-coffeehouse <p>This fall, draft beer and wine will be served on the campus of Davidson College. &nbsp;Students and administrators say it will provide a safe drinking environment for students, faculty and staff. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:57:37 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 33337 at http://wfae.org Davidson College Announces On-Campus Pub And Coffeehouse Mecklenburg County Eyes Scenic Route http://wfae.org/post/mecklenburg-county-eyes-scenic-route <p>Mecklenburg County – known for booming growth and ever-expanding freeways – is looking to get on the map for a very different kind of transportation: designation of the county's <a href="http://www.davidsonlands.org/the-dlc-supports-a-scenic-byway-for-davidson/" target="_blank">very first scenic byway</a>.</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:49:04 +0000 Julie Rose 32729 at http://wfae.org Mecklenburg County Eyes Scenic Route Davidson Teen Competes In International Science Competition http://wfae.org/post/davidson-teen-competes-international-science-competition <p>A high school student from Davidson is among the students&nbsp;from around the world in Arizona this week competing for scholarships and cash prizes in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Eighteen-year-old Christopher Panuski's entry in the fair looks at cheaper and more efficient ways to shield electronics from cosmic radiation.&nbsp; He joined us to talk about the project and the competition.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 14:01:37 +0000 Marshall Terry 27407 at http://wfae.org The History Of Davidson (Rebroadcast) http://wfae.org/post/history-davidson-rebroadcast <p>Charlotte is more than just one city, it is a region comprised of many cities and towns and one of them, Davidson, is now the subject of a book chronicling the history of the town. <em>One Town, Many Voices </em>is the work of Davidson College Professor of History, Ralph Levering, and college Archivist Jan Blodgett and incorporates the experiences and voices of a wide range of people. The authors share what they've learned about Davidson - from its beginnings.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Charlotte Talks 7097 at http://wfae.org The History Of Davidson (Rebroadcast)