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Jul 21, 2020

First in Future: Chair for the NC School of Science and Math Tom Looney

Summary: The Institute for Emerging Issues is spending a lot of time focusing on the future of education and work. That is the main focus of the interview with this… 

Jun 19, 2020

Jumpstarting Local Government

Summary: Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, hosts a series of virtual conversations discussing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and some of the ways our state is… 

Jun 12, 2020

Jumpstarting Tourism

Summary: Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, hosts a series of virtual conversations discussing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and some of the ways our state is… 

May 26, 2020

First in Future: James Ford and Lori Thomas of UNC Charlotte

Summary: A new series of reports from the Urban Institute at UNC Charlotte took a closer look at who has wealth in the Charlotte region and who doesn’t. The series… 

May 22, 2020

The Way Back from Unemployment?

Summary: Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, hosts a series of virtual conversations discussing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and some of the ways our state is… 

May 5, 2020

First in Future: EVP & General Manager of PrecisionLender Carl Ryden (Part 1)

Summary: This episode of First in Future, our guest is Carl Ryden, a business innovator of some amazing companies. Carl is a native of Lenoir County with a humble background.… 

Apr 29, 2020

First in Future: Paula Henderson

Summary: This episode of First in Future features Paula Henderson of SAS. We get to hear about growing up on a farm in rural eastern North Carolina and how it… 

Apr 28, 2020

First in Future: President of the Golden LEAF Foundation Scott Hamilton

Summary: On this First in Future episode, we talk with Scott Hamilton, president of the Golden LEAF Foundation. They have been in the news lately, working with the North Carolina… 

Apr 7, 2020

First in Future: The Impact on Small Business and The Response

Summary: Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, hosts a series of virtual conversations discussing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and some of the ways our state is… 

Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus Special Preview

Summary: Coming up on Thursday, the Institute for Emerging Issues is going to be focusing on what some really creative North Carolina leaders are doing to respond to the Coronavirus.…