One of the most popular professors at Hardin-Simmons University joins us in a provocative and far-reaching interview about the applications of an education in economics. Dr. Hill discusses the “callousness” of the economist’s mindset, his lucrative side-hustle in real estate, and how he used John Kenneth Galbraith’s Theory of Conventional Wisdom to evict a drug-dealing tenant.
“If we were to sacrifice free speech on college campuses, we would be subverting the core values and very purpose of a modern university.” Princeton’s Dr. Keith Whittington joins us for an interview to discuss his important new book, “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech.”
Professor Matthew Hora, author of “Beyond the Skills Gap,” discusses the complexities of workforce development and his recommendations for reform in higher ed.
Charleston Southern University’s Professor Michael Shipe joins us to describe the study and applications of Kinesiology. He tells us about lucrative, high-demand career opportunities in health sciences, including cost/payoff details for those interested in training to become a Physician’s Assistant. He also offers tips on teaching, weight loss, and Apple stock!
In our interview with Professor Warren Treadgold, he discusses the current crisis in higher ed and his ambitious proposal to develop a world-class, alternative, and more conservative institution.
Stanford Professor Emeritus of Education Dr. Larry Cuban recently joined us to share his insights on the ways in which technology tends to be adopted by schools, and whether edtech truly enables transformation in education.
How does the world of higher education intersect with the world of employers and their hiring needs? Dr. Sean Gallagher, strategist at Northeastern University, offers insights into the future of university credentials and hiring.
In Sitka, on the coast of southeast Alaska, a young group of visionaries has worked for over three years to launch a new, non-traditional college: Outer Coast. In this interview, members of the core planning team tell us about Outer Coast’s progress and the school’s deliberate, unusual model.
Like Americans, the British suffer from familiar education problems such as massive student debt, institutional budget cuts, and skills gaps between employers’ needs and students’ qualifications. Unlike Americans, the British commonly address these problems through apprenticeships. In honor of the UK’s National Apprenticeship Week, we spoke with England’s “Apprentice Finder,” Adrian Bird, to learn more about the success of these programs.
After years of listening to the concerns of students and other educators, Dr. Jones envisioned a better approach to higher education–but her solution was not to write a book about it. Instead, she founded an unorthodox 21st-century college, the Wayfinding Academy, from scratch! Learn more in our interview.