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First for March 24, 2017




IVF Research
Research is underway to help doctors increase the chance of conception for couples looking to have a baby through in vitro fertilization. The Reproductive Associates of Delaware has teamed up with the University of Delaware to do that research. In this week’s First Look we’ll introduce you to some of those involved including one family that walks us through their fertility journey.

The Tornoe Spin
This week, Rob’s artistic take on the varied reactions to last month’s prison riot at Vaughn Correctional in Smyrna. The death of a correctional officer brought out a number of opinions about Delaware’s inmate population.

Playing Carnegie Hall
Music is a big part of the arts. It’s also a big part of a student educational experience. In an era where dollars for orchestra programs can be hard to come by for Delaware schools, an innovative approach by one teacher is blossoming. Her approach is paving the way for one grand experience.

Dace on Business
In his monthly business segment, First business contributor Dace Blaskovitz sits down with Dennis O’Brien and Christoper Counihan of the company, China Marine. The topic is a new type of building material, one that has some international implications.

ACT Generation
Thinking about places where you can learn the latest trends in social media? How about trying to earn a certificate in Microsoft Office? What if you wanted to post your original content on a streaming service for all to see? You could be looking for ACT Generation. It’s the latest entrepreneurial effort in Wilmington.

First Experience: Eric Zippe
As a child, photographer Eric Zippe learned to appreciate nature, especially the trees. In a new exhibit, Eric returned to his roots, using wood, metal and paper to showcase the photographs of the things that inspire him, the trees. Eric’s work is our First Experience this week.