Texas Standard: December 4, 2015

Now it’s beginning to look a bit like a grudge match over Syrian Refugees- Despite a legal challenge to Syrian refugees, no let up from the Feds. You’ve no doubt heard that there’s been as many mass shootings as days in the year…are you so sure? We’ll do the numbers. And Californian’s used to brag…

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Education with Dr. John B. Diamond (Ep. 48, 2015)

Dr. John B. Diamond, co-author of “Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools,” shares his thoughts on race, class and education in society, now and in our country’s past.

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Higher Ed: Expertise in an Age of Rapid Change

Technology allows us to access so much information so easily.  There are not many subjects we cannot learn at least a little something about. But does that knowledge make us all experts? What does it even mean to be an expert anymore? In this episode of KUT’s podcast Higher Ed, KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger discuss expertise in…

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Texas Standard: July 28, 2015

The pro-choice movement faces more than a PR crisis—exploring the grey area in the law and ethics of fetal tissue transfers- today on the Texas Standard. As the spotlight on drug abuse focuses on opioids, in Texas, alarms begin to sound on the return of another destructive drug trend. Also, three Texas cities take dubious…

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Teaching The Process of Science

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about why it’s more important to teach the process of science, as opposed to just the outcomes science has produced.

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Higher Ed: Who’s An “Expert” In Education?

“Takes one to know one.” Remember that phrase? It’s usually tossed around as an insult during an argument. But, could there be a grain of truth in that? What does it mean to be an expert in something? In this episode of KUT’s podcast Higher Ed, Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger…

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Minority and Women’s Issues, part 1, with Sheila Brooks (Ep. 11, 2014)

A discussion of entrepreneurial education and minority business topics with Sheila Brooks, founder, President and CEO of S-R-B Communications, LLC.

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A Tribute to the late John Hope Franklin (Ep. 3, 2014)

An examination of the career and legacy of John Hope Franklin, distinguished and prolific scholar and historian of African American history.

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Work-life Realities and Higher Education with Dr. Jerlando Jackson, (Ep. 2, 2014)

Experiences in higher education and leadership possibilities with Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Professor of Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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