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Rethinking Higher Education With Freeman Hrabowski

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), once little known outside of the state, is now a national powerhouse in science, technology and math education. The driving force behind the transformation is University President Freeman Hrabowski, now in his 20th year at the school. We talk with the mathematician, who also emphasizes the importance of the arts, about the state of higher education and how we can all help ensure more students succeed.

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'Marvel's Jessica Jones' Is About An Ex-Superhero Turned Private Investigator

The plot of the new Netflix show is something rare in superhero TV or film stories: It's a tale of women banding together to stop the man who abused them. Jessica Jones is played by Krysten Ritter.

As Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

A warming climate is likely to disrupt global food production, which has Big Food companies worried. Some, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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