Rethinking Higher Education With Freeman Hrabowski
June 20, 2012
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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