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Caption: Dr. Barbara J. Risman
Millennials are a diverse group. Many today are changing the boundaries of what constitutes appropriate male and female behavior. Many don’t even w...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Linda Nathan
There’s a long held assumption that college access is available to anyone and everyone. All they have to have is fortitude and a big dream. In othe...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Reshma Saujani
The world of technology is male driven. Very few women are represented in leadership roles. For decades now, there’s been a major gender diversity ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It probably won’t surprise you but boys and girls are not on a par with STEM programs: That’s the shorthand term for science, technology, engineeri...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jacques Berlinerblau
In the 1970s, over half of America’s university professors were tenured or on the tenure track. Today that figure is around 25-percent and falling.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elizabeth Joy Roe, Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
We’ll hear some amazing musicians you might not know, including Pultizer Prize winner John Luther Adams and pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe on today’s Wh...

Bought by WETS and WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mark Seidenberg
An international survey in 2011 found that students in Shanghai outperformed American students in every category. President Obama referred to the r...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Black Lives Matter protesters take over city hall in Columbus, OH., Credit: George Drake, Jr.
Black Lives Matter protesters take over a city council meeting to protest against police killings of blacks, and how Ty're King's death overlapped ...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
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The cost for a college education is escalating. It’s now the biggest single expense for many American families.

Bought by KPVL, KCBX, and KVSC


  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joel Westheimer
All schools teach citizenship. But, the question becomes, “what kind of citizens are the schools trying to shape?”

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Christian Calinsky on MIWq, Credit: Oddua Productions
With Akeisha Johnson, your show host, this episode of Making it Work, Christian will share his journey from being a homeless youth to becoming a ca...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:00
Caption: Carlos Padilla Speaking at a DREAM Project Rally
An interview with Carlos Padilla, an undocumented student, and his mentor Roberta Lindeman.

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Kuhn
There is a vast divide between those in the “education reform movement” and those who recognize the very real problem of inequality. School superin...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Gallegos, left, is interviewed by Antonio Martinez, right, with assistance from Marquell Hicks, center., Credit: Laura Marcus Green
N’MPower participant, Antonio Martinez, interviews Spanish Colonial artist John Gallegos, in a community engagement project between the Museum of I...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:34
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Radio Curious visits with Eli Erlick, a woman who was born a male, and her mother Dr. Carla Longchamp. In this two part series, they share their fa...

Bought by WFHB and KQED


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Victor Torres, Credit: Generation Justice
We spoke with Generation Justice’s inspiring Victor Torres about some of the challenges he faces as a student with a disability.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 24:18
Caption: Restoring Opportunity jacket cover, Credit: Harvard Education Press
Americans see education as the primary social institution for achieving the goal of equality and opportunity. While there are sharp disagreements o...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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YA author Charlie Price talks about and reads from his novel DEAD GIRL MOON. He also shares information about his teaching career, which included w...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KSJD


  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chuck (L) and Josh (R) Lampert
Josh Lampert and his father, Chuck, talk about Josh's struggle with mental illness, which began while Josh was in college more than a decade ago.

Bought by WEZU and Prairie Public


  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 02:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Dan Miller tells his wife, Celeste Januszewski, about his relationship with his father.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Sep 20, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious discusses incarceration and solitary confinement from the prisoner's perspective with Steven Czifra, a 38 year old undergraduate stud...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:02
Caption: Sara Farizan
A new novel by Sara Fraizan explores the issues of gender orientation. But, what sets this work apart from its predecessors is that it’s written fo...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Liza Long talks to her son about his experiences living with mental illness.

Bought by WEZU and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long radio documentary examining sexual assault on high school-aged girls in Indiana, featuring stories of sexual assault survivors, as wel...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
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These days, many teenagers live half their lives on social media sites, and they're writing the rules as they go. One online trend 16-year-old Radi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 1