Episode

Jobs for the New Economy

Episode

Monsters in the Classroom

Episode

Replay: Summer Melt and the Z-Degree

Episode

Ferdinand the Cultural Icon

Episode

Replay: Uptalk on Jeopardy

Episode

Grandparents Who Parent

In this hour, we talk about the ways people support each other, and the meaning it can have for the supported—from parenting to mentoring to talking through traumatic experiences.  

Episode

Marking Stories of Slavery

In this hour we look at how slavery is represented in the classroom and on historic sites.

Episode

Secrecy in the “Sunshine Era”

  Electronic health records can save billions of dollars and increase patient safety. But in the United States, they can also put individual privacy at risk, more so than in …

Episode

Landscapes of Longevity

Image via Landscapes of Longevity project Blue zones are areas of the world that have been identified as having the longest expected lifespans. Reuben Rainey and Asa Eslocker (University of Virginia) …

Episode

Replay: The Future of Higher Education

In May of 2012, Harvard and MIT announced a partnership to provide free courses to anyone, anywhere, sparking an intense debate about the future of a bricks and mortar education. …

Episode

Summer Melt and the Z-Degree

Bob Templin (Northern Virginia Community College) is president of one of the largest community colleges in the nation. He’s launched an innovative program that prepares the burgeoning population of Latino …