Technology is changing the way many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, 21st-century students will be taught in fundamentally new ways. ARW's Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and decrease the cost of college without sacrificing learning
NPR Election Coverage
Mon, 10/22/2012 - 9:00pm
From Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL
Moderator: Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News and Moderator, Face the Nation
NPR host: Audie Cornish
The debate will last 90 minutes, broadcast and live-streamed in its entirety.
Analysis from NPR Senior Washington editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti. Additonal insights from npr's traveling campaign reporters and national political correspondent Mara Liasson or Don Gonyea from the debate sites.
Inpreparation: Five Debate Worthy Facts about China.(from NPR's news blog)
BURN: An Energy Journal's Election Special
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 1:00pm
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 7:00pm
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The upcoming November election is about power - the power to shape the nation’s priorities, the power to lead, to legislate, to govern. Energy policy is among the most pressing issues in the election run-up. It is the “power of one”; whether one man or woman, one event, one idea, one election , that we embrace as the framework for the next edition of BURN. The stories in BURN will illustrate ways that the “power of one” affects energy policy.
Off the Page
Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:00pm
Tue, 10/30/2012 - 7:00pm
**** PROGRAM CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY****
In its place:
NPR News: Continuing Coverage of Hurricane Sandy and its Impact
The continuing coverage of the storm and its impact moves forward on several fronts, across desks and across platforms. NPR have a lot of reporters in the field and in New York and Washington and around the country and they'll continue to work with their member stations. A major thread being pursued today is the effect on public transportation, as it looks like major rail and subway systems may be out for several days or more.
Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:00pm
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Even ancient music from centuries ago can sound fresh and alive, even contemporary. Every week on Sunday Baroque you can hear a variety of modern performers treat the music as a living art form, and put their unique, imaginative stamp on music from the 18th century and earlier. Join host Suzanne Bona Sunday nights from 8 to 11pm.
NPR Election Coverage
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 9:00pm
Guy Raz will host NPR's debate coverage live from Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY.
Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN and Anchor, CNN's State of the Union will be the moderator for this Town Hall style debate.
Tuesday, October 16, 9pm to 10:30pm .
The remainder of the broadcast will consist of analysis from NPR Senior Washington editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti, and several NPR policy reporters who will be standing by in the studio. We'll also hear insights from NPR's traveling campaign reporters and a national political correspondent (either Mara Liasson or Don Gonyea), who will join us from the debate sites.
NPR Election Coverage 2012
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 9:00pm
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Coverage of the Vice presidential debate (foreign and domestic policy)from Centre College, Danville, KY. Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent for ABC News will join NPR's team, and Audie Cornish will host. The debate begins at 9pm and lasts 90 minutes. After the debate NPR will provide analysis from NPR Senior Washington editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti, and several NPR policy reporters who will be standing by in the NPR studios. Traveling campaign reporters and a national political correspondent (either Mara Liasson or Don Gonyea), will join in from the debate sites.
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 7:00pm
Our region has many universities and colleges, but few people outside of the academic world really understand that impact of these institutions on the communities they are part of. Crystal Sarakas hosts a President’s Roundtable discussing the impact of higher education institutions and how they help shape our local economy.
Off the Page
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 1:00pm
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 7:00pm
Science writer Patricia Barnes-Svarney has taken on 112 of the most nagging questions in human history. The Tioga County resident’s newest book is called Why Do Women Crave More Sex in the Summer?. It is about women’s health issues from wrinkles, body rhythms, and whether females are better balanced physically than males to the role of hormones in personal relationships.