STEVE'S TV TALK SHOW (2010-2011)

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 an Excellence in Local Journalism Dateline Award 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 25 - Civic Engagement - Guests are Jeff Harris, CEO, The Junior Statesmen Foundation, and Jennifer Johnson, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Drexel University:

Episode 24 - Game Development - Guests are Nathan Dupree, Student, McKinley Technology High School, and Dr. Kevin Clark, Director, Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity, George Mason University:

Episode 23 - SAT Optional - Guests are Aaron Basko, Director of Admissions, Salisbury University, and Bob Schaeffer, Public Education Director, FairTest:

Episode 22 - Design Schools - Guests are Juana Medina, Digital Media Department at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, and John DeMao, Jr., Department of Graphic Design at VCUarts:

Episode 21 - Chinese Language Studies - Guests are Philmon Haile, Mandarin speaker and Swarthmore College student, and Dr. Shuhan Wang, deputy director, National Foreign Language Center, University of Maryland:

Episode 20 - Harvard Admissions - Guest is Bill Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Harvard College:

Episode 19 - Unions and Education - Guest is Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association:

Please click here to read the National Education Association's press release about the unions and education episode.

Episode 18 - Motivation and Rewards - Guests are Daniel Pink, best-selling author of "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us," and Dr. April Massey, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UDC:

Episode 17 - Do-It-Yourself Education - Guest is Anya Kamenetz, author of "The Edupunks' Guide" and senior writer at Fast Company:

Episode 16 - Schools of Education - Guests are Dr. Margaret Crocco, Dean, University of Iowa College of Education, and Dr. Richard Vedder, Director, Center for College Affordability and Productivity:

Episode 15 - Nonviolence and Gay Students - Guests are Arun Gandhi, President, Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute, and Winnie Stachelberg, Senior Vice President, Center for American Progress:

Episode 14 - Value of the Liberal Arts - Guests are Governor Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former Member of Congress, and Nasser Behnegar, author of "Leo Strauss, Max Weber, and the Scientific Study of Politics" and Boston College political science professor:

Episode 13 - Student-Parent Relations - Guests are Christine Schelhas-Miller, co-author of "Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money" and Cornell dean, and James A. McDaniel, Headmaster, Linden Hill School:

Episode 12 - Early College - Guests are Leighann Kimble, 16-year old college student at Mary Baldwin College, and Dr. Stephanie Ferguson, Director of the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted at Mary Baldwin College:

Episode 11 - Jesse Jackson on Education - Guest is Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Founder and President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition:

Episode 10 - Dr. E. Gordon Gee - Guest is Dr. E. Gordon Gee, President, The Ohio State University:

Episode 9 - Net Price Calculators - Guests are Dr. Sidney McPhee, President, Middle Tennessee State University, and Jeff Whorley, President, Student Aid Services:

Episode 8 - Disability Services - Guests are Jonathan M. Young, Chairman, National Council on Disability, and Dr. Dorling Joseph, Disability Coordinator, University of Maryland Eastern Shore:

Please click here to read the transcript of the disability services episode.

Episode 7 - Technology, C-SPAN, UDC - Guests are Dr. Suzan Harkness, director of the UDC Center for Academic Technology, and Steve Scully, C-SPAN's political editor:

Episode 6 - Education News - Guests are Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed, and Maya Minter, Vice President and Executive Manager, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education:

Episode 5 - Unconventional Education Options - Guests are Katie Green, Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, and Nick Atkinson, Richmond University in London

Episode 4 - Careers in Health Care - Guests are Yolanda Haywood, M.D., Associate Dean, George Washington University Medical Center, and Henryne Tobias, Project Director,

Episode 3 - Community Colleges - Guests are Dr. Jonathan Gueverra, CEO, Community College of the District of Columbia, and James A. Boyle, President, College Parents of America:

Please click here to read the transcript of the community colleges episode.

Episode 2 - Transitions to School and Work - Guests are Carol Christen, Author of What Color is Your Parachute? For Teens, and Dr. Andrea Leiman, Co-Author of College Admissions Together: It Takes a Family:

Episode 1 - NACAC, AU, Access to Higher Education - Guests are Joyce Smith, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, and Greg Grauman, Director of Admissions at American University:

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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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