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Higher Ed: Does It Really Matter Where You Go To College?

In this episode of KUT’s podcast “Higher Ed,” Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger and KUT’s Jennifer Stayton discuss a provocative question: does it really matter where you go to college? The short answer to that question is “no.” Ed says he believes students can get a good education – even a great or superior…

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Texas Standard: March 13, 2018

The Texan in charge of US diplomacy, isn’t anymore. After traveling the world, secretary of state Rex Tillerson is coming home, we’ll explore. Also, exploding parcels in the Texas capitol city. Police are trying to connect the dots, warning Austinites not to touch boxes left at front doors. And in Dallas explosions of another sort,…

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Texas Standard: March 12, 2018

The president’s gamble over tariffs: why Texas may be in the crosshairs if Europe decides to go tit-for-tat. We’ll have a conversation with the EU ambassador. Plus, full speed ahead for the general election? For dozens of Texas candidates, the brakes are still on for the runoffs. We’ll lift the curtain on what it takes…

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Texas Standard: June 28, 2017

Is it okay for Texas colleges and universities to use race as a factor in deciding who gets in and who doesn’t? We’ll explore a new legal challenge. Also, the opioid crisis is bigger than an addiction problem. In Houston, city officials warn of the arrival of an opioid variant so toxic, incidental contact could…

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Come and Gone

There’s a little more elbow room in the Texas capital city these days… with the university students gone and the legislature out of session… for now. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Back To The Nest

College commencements are taking place across Texas over the next few weeks. That was the inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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12th & Chicon: The Stability in Huston-Tillotson

Huston-Tillotson University President Colette Pierce Burnette says as the neighborhood surrounding the historically black college expands, the footprint and impact of the university must, as well. HT was once two separate schools founded in the late 19th century, Samuel Huston College and Tillotson Collegiate and Normal Institute. In 1952, the schools combined.

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Warriors of the Court

Typewriter Rodeo’s David Fruchter was inspired by the intrepid young women of high school volleyball for this week’s poem.

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Commencement

It’s the time of year when graduates take the long walk to pick up their diploma.

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Grackles

They’re annoying. They’re mean. They’re filthy. But we love to hate them.

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Big 12 Football

Big 12 conference play starts this weekend with Oklahoma State at Texas and TCU at Texas Tech. That was the inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem by Kari Anne Roy.

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Off To College

August might seem like any other month to some, but for many Texas parents, it means taking their (all grown-up) children to college. Moving into dorms, getting class schedules, and starting their new life all by themselves. That was David Fruchter’s inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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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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