2022 Episodes

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 seven education Telly Awards and three 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 179 – Academic Freedom – Guest is Daniel Gordon, Author of “What is Academic Freedom? A Century of Debate, 1915-Present” and Professor of History, UMass Amherst:

Episode 178 – Gen Z Reacts to Apartheid-Era Human Shields – Guests are (1) Misha Coleman, Africa Hinterland Passenger; (2) Isaac Willour, Student, Grove City College; (3) Ruth Mungai, Graduate Student, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University; (4) Peter Firbank, Student, Durham University; (5) Imogen Levine, Student, Durham University; (6) Neil Achary, Postgraduate History Student, Durham University; (7) Rachel Johnson, Assistant Professor, Modern African History, Durham University; and (8) Stuart Round, Africa Hinterland Driver:

Episode 177 – Language in Northern Ireland – Guests are Dr. Frances Kane, The Northern Ireland Place-Name Project; Dr. Niall Comer, Conradh na Gaeilge (Gaelic League); and Dr. Frank Ferguson, Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, Ulster University:

Episode 176 – Responsible Journalism – Guests are Leona O’Neill, School of Communication and Media, Ulster University, and Lili Busby, Journalism Student, Ulster University:

Episode 175 – Casey Kasem and Popular Music – Guests are Hans Weisethaunet, Professor of Musicology, University of Oslo, and Christian Sømme, Neighbor of Oslo Western Civil Cemetery (Vestre Gravlund):

Episode 174 – Urban Analytics – Guest is Claudia Hedwig Yamu, Professor of Urban Analytics, Oslo Metropolitan University:

Episode 173 – Law Enforcement with D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee – Guest is Robert J. Contee III, Chief, Metropolitan Police Department:

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