STEVE'S TV TALK SHOW (2017-)

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is a television talk show that connects viewers to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. The show has won six education Telly Awards and two Excellence in Local Journalism Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Washington, D.C. Professional Chapter.

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY runs on UDC-TV; host is educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman. Each half-hour episode covers a new education subject.

Episode 137 - Spy Schools - Guest is Daniel Golden, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Author of Spy Schools: How the CIA, FBI, and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit America's Universities:


Episode 136 - Rural South Africa - Guests are Joyene Isaacs, Head, Western Cape Department of Agriculture, and Michael Bennish, Executive Director, Mpilonhle:


Episode 135 - Women's and Gender Studies - Guest is Dr. Mary Hames, Director, Gender Equity Unit, University of the Western Cape:


Episode 134 - Religion and Spirituality on Campus - Guests are Father John Enslin, Archdiocese of Cape Town; Professor Abdulkader Tayob, Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town; Vanessa Valkin, Former Editor, South African Jewish Report; and Makhosandile Ndzuzo, Member, Gaba Clan:


Episode 133 - Music Education - Guests are Camillo Lombard, Co-Founder, Cape Music Institute, and Mary Anne Constable, Singer-Songwriter:


Episode 132 - The State of History - Guests are Sekibakiba Lekgoathi, Department of History, University of the Witwatersrand; Nicholas Wolpe, CEO, Liliesleaf Museum; and Mbongeni Ngema, Composer and Playwright:


Episode 131 - Laurie Levine at Liliesleaf - Guest is Laurie Levine, Singer-Songwriter:


Episode 130 - Careers in Aviation - Guests are (1) Ashok Poduval, CEO, Massey University School of Aviation; (2) Sam Dawson, Graduate Flight Instructor, Massey University School of Aviation; (3) Isaac Henderson, Assistant Lecturer/Ph.D. Student in Aviation, Massey University; (4) Andrew Vialoux, Flight Instructor, Massey University School of Aviation; (5) Elena Soiee Jung, Aviation Student, Massey University; (6) Martina Daskova, Ph.D. Student in Aviation, Massey University; (7) Anke Smith, Manager of International Programs, Massey University School of Aviation; and (8) John Murrie, Senior Tutor, Massey University School of Aviation:


Episode 129 - Veterinary Medicine - Guests are (1) Jenny Weston, Dean, Massey Veterinary School; (2) Brett Gartrell, Professor of Wildlife Health, Massey University; (3) Corey Regnerus, Past President, Student Association, Massey Veterinary School; and (4) Eloise Jillings, Associate Dean, Massey Veterinary School:


Episode 128 - New Zealand Society - Guests are (1) Meihana Durie, Head, School of Maori Studies, Massey University; (2) Paul Spoonley, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Massey University; (3) Greta Mellinger, Student, Cornell University; (4) Logan March, Student, University of Pittsburgh; and (5) Laiken Thompson, Student, Hendrix College:

Please click here to read the Massey University media release about the episodes from New Zealand.


Episode 127 - Food Safety - Guests are (1) Steve Flint, Professor of Food Safety, Massey University; (2) Nigel French, Director, New Zealand Food Safety & Research Centre; (3) Haoran Wang, Ph.D. Student in Food Microbiology, Massey University; and (4) Emmanuel Kyere, Ph.D. Student in Food Microbiology, Massey University:


Episode 126 - Refugees and the Arts, UCL - Guests are (1) Shireen Walton, Teaching Fellow, Anthropology UCL; (2) Georgios Kritikos, Associate Professor, Harokopio University; (3) Ruth Mandel, Vice-Dean International, UCL; (4) Clelia Clini, Postdoctoral Fellow, Biosciences UCL; and (5) Tess Altman, Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology UCL:


Episode 125 - Greek Immigration and Emigration - Guests are (1) The Honorable Yannis Boutaris, Mayor of Thessaloniki; (2) Professor Ariadni Stogiannidou, Vice Rector, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; (3) Lydia Chikhani, Teacher and Master's Student in Museology; (4) Fatime Menalla, Cultural Heritage Journalist; (5) Professor Matoula Scaltsa, Art Historian-Museologist, Aristotle University; (6) Dr. Sokratis Kioussis, Museologist-Historian, Aristotle University; (7) Professor Georgios Anagnostou, Modern Greek Program, Ohio State University; (8) Eleanna Grammatopoulou, School of Architecture Student, Aristotle University; (9) Nikos Poulopoulos, Assistant Professor, Greek Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis; (10) Angeliki Tsiotinou, Ph.D. Candidate and Fulbright Scholar; and (11) Mado Milosi, School of Architecture Student, Aristotle University:


Episode 124 - World Smarts STEM Challenge - Guests are (1) Jim Egenrieder, Research Faculty, Virginia Tech; (2) Cosmos Eminah, University of Education, Winneba; (3) Winston Lamptey, Accra Academy; (4) Catherine Johnson, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School; (5) Todd Richardson, McKinley Technology Parent Teachers Organization; (6) Megan Richardson, McKinley Technology High School; (7) Kayla Stewart, McKinley Technology High School; (8) Gideon Nyarkoh, Winneba Senior High School; and (9) Kristin Lord, President and CEO, IREX:


Episode 123 - Dr. Ruth, Sex on Campus - Guest is Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Psychosexual Therapist & Author:


Episode 122 - Tourism - Guests are Li Li, Senior Lecturer in Business and Management, Bath Business School, Bath Spa University; David Chadwick, Member, Driver-Guides Association; and Peter Ducker, Chief Executive, Institute of Hospitality:


Episode 121 - Global Citizenship - Guest is Professor Christina Slade, Vice-Chancellor, Bath Spa University:


Episode 120 - Heritage Studies - Guests are Sarah Morton, Lecturer in Heritage, Bath Spa University, and Stephen Dunning, MA Student in Heritage Management, Bath Spa University:


Episode 119 - Art History - Guest is Nicholas Ross, Director, Art History Abroad:


Episode 118 - Human Rights Education - Guest is Manfred Nowak, Professor of International Law and Human Rights, University of Vienna:


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Episodes 118-137 (2017-)
Episode 137 - Spy Schools
Episode 136 - Rural South Africa
Episode 135 - Women's and Gender Studies
Episode 134 - Religion and Spirituality on Campus
Episode 133 - Music Education
Episode 132 - The State of History
Episode 131 - Laurie Levine at Liliesleaf
Episode 130 - Careers in Aviation
Episode 129 - Veterinary Medicine
Episode 128 - New Zealand Society
Episode 127 - Food Safety
Episode 126 - Refugees and the Arts, UCL
Episode 125 - Greek Immigration and Emigration
Episode 124 - World Smarts STEM Challenge
Episode 123 - Dr. Ruth, Sex on Campus
Episode 122 - Tourism
Episode 121 - Global Citizenship
Episode 120 - Heritage Studies
Episode 119 - Art History
Episode 118 - Human Rights Education

Episodes 105-117 (2016)
Episode 117 - Safe Spaces
Episode 116 - Gerontology
Episode 115 - Michigan State University Neighborhoods
Episode 114 - Bokamoso Youth Centre, George Washington University
Episode 113 - European Union, European Students
Episode 112 - Computer Security and Privacy
Episode 111 - Participatory Governance, SNSPA
Episode 110 - Romanian-U.S. Collaboration
Episode 109 - Fulbright and ASU in Romania
Episode 108 - Social Entrepreneurship
Episode 107 - Nepal and Colby-Sawyer College
Episode 106 - Education in Armenia
Episode 105 - American University of Armenia (AUA)

Episodes 91-104 (2015)
Episode 104 - Musical about Miriam Makeba
Episode 103 - Infectious Diseases
Episode 102 - Curriculum Changes
Episode 101 - Agricultural Training and Education
Episode 100 - Mathematics in Africa
Episode 99 - Mechanical Engineering
Episode 98 - Immigration and Universities
Episode 97 - Goldie Blumenstyk
Episode 96 - Free Speech on Campus
Episode 95 - Dual Enrollment
Episode 94 - African Higher Education Summit
Episode 93 - Reducing Student Loan Debt
Episode 92 - Undocumented Students
Episode 91 - Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN)

Episodes 73-90 (2014)
Episode 90 - Community-Based Medical Education
Episode 89 - Sustainability and Universities
Episode 88 - Alumni Engagement
Episode 87 - LSAT Score-Flagging
Episode 86 - Deaf Education
Episode 85 - Athletes and Unions
Episode 84 - Student Affairs Professionals
Episode 83 - Tigers for Tigers
Episode 82 - Digital Badges
Episode 81 - David Garfinkle, Broadway Producer
Episode 80 - Johnny Clegg, Musician and Anthropologist
Episode 79 - Low-Income Students, Trinity Washington University
Episode 78 - Asperger's and Autism in College
Episode 77 - Scottish Independence Referendum Debate
Episode 76 - University of Aberdeen
Episode 75 - The Lincoln University, HBCUs
Episode 74 - Nazarbayev University
Episode 73 - Jim Lehrer

Episodes 43-72 (2013)
Episode 72 - Architecture on Campus
Episode 71 - Service Academy Nominations
Episode 70 - American University of Afghanistan
Episode 69 - Open Access to Research
Episode 68 - Hospitality Management
Episode 67 - Canadian Universities
Episode 66 - Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Museum Studies
Episode 65 - Teaching Creativity
Episode 64 - Language and Education
Episode 63 - Student Life in South Africa
Episode 62 - Justice Albie Sachs
Episode 61 - Dr. Mamphela Ramphele
Episode 60 - Rhodes University
Episode 59 - Neuroscience
Episode 58 - Race and Social Relations on Campus
Episode 57 - NASA Education
Episode 56 - Public Health
Episode 55 - Is College Worth It?
Episode 54 - Emergency Medical Services
Episode 53 - Creative Writing and Freshman English
Episode 52 - Counseling in Kijabe
Episode 51 - F&M College Prep
Episode 50 - California State University
Episode 49 - Town-Gown Relations, BGSU
Episode 48 - Visual Arts
Episode 47 - Learning Disabilities, Landmark College
Episode 46 - Lifelong Learning
Episode 45 - Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Episode 44 - Refugees and Universities
Episode 43 - Universities and the Obama 2nd Term

Episodes 26-42 (2012)
Episode 42 - Campus Crime and Policing
Episode 41 - International Baccalaureate
Episode 40 - U.S. News College Rankings
Episode 39 - Universities in China and the U.S.
Episode 38 - Korean Studies, International Relations
Episode 37 - MIT, CMU, Open Educational Resources
Episode 36 - National Service
Episode 35 - Campus Overload, Washington Post
Episode 34 - Student-Athletes
Episode 33 - Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, Vusi Mahlasela
Episode 32 - Dissertations
Episode 31 - Senator Bob Graham
Episode 30 - Poetry
Episode 29 - University Consortia
Episode 28 - Finances, St. John's College
Episode 27 - Student Debt
Episode 26 - Women's Colleges

Episodes 1-25 (2010-2011)
Episode 25 - Civic Engagement
Episode 24 - Game Development
Episode 23 - SAT Optional
Episode 22 - Design Schools
Episode 21 - Chinese Language Studies
Episode 20 - Harvard Admissions
Episode 19 - Unions and Education
Episode 18 - Motivation and Rewards
Episode 17 - Do-It-Yourself Education
Episode 16 - Schools of Education
Episode 15 - Nonviolence and Gay Students
Episode 14 - Value of the Liberal Arts
Episode 13 - Student-Parent Relations
Episode 12 - Early College
Episode 11 - Jesse Jackson on Education
Episode 10 - Dr. E. Gordon Gee
Episode 9 - Net Price Calculators
Episode 8 - Disability Services
Episode 7 - Technology, C-SPAN, UDC
Episode 6 - Education News
Episode 5 - Unconventional Education Options
Episode 4 - Careers in Health Care
Episode 3 - Community Colleges
Episode 2 - Transitions to School and Work
Episode 1 - NACAC, AU, Access to Higher Education

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