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How a hashtag turned into an international adjunct movement (from PBS NewsHour)
Adjunct college and university faculty staged a National Adjunct Walkout Day this week to draw attention to their contingent status. While discontent among the adjunct community has been brewing for decades, in recent years and months, grassroots efforts have sparked the unionization and social medi…
February 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Demographics as political destiny: Gwen Ifill's take.
The browning of America is about more than an expanding melting pot. It also has immediate implications for education and tax policy; for elective and strategic politics.
February 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm
US leaders condemn killing of Russian opposition figure (from PBS NewsHour)
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
February 28, 2015 at 6:14 pm
Shields and Brooks on House GOP vs. Homeland Security, Netanyahu speech rift (from PBS NewsHour)
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the biggest talking points at this year’s CPAC, an assessment of the Republicans’ fight over funding Homeland Security and the politics behind Israeli Prime Minister B…
February 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Wondering how to help your children with homework — or how to get them to do it without a struggle? Here are some tips from PBS Parents.
Wondering how to help your children with homework — or how to get them to do it without a struggle? Here's how. What's the point of homework? "Homework is designed to help students reinforce key co...
February 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Physicists solved a mystery of black holes while working on the movie Interstellar. (from NOVA Next)
Visual technology used in the movie Interstellar helped physicists learn more about the nature of black holes.
February 28, 2015 at 11:00 am
South Korea strikes down ban on adultery (from PBS NewsHour)
South Korea’s Constitutional Court struck down a 1953 law on Thursday that made adultery illegal and punishable by up to two years in jail, on the grounds that the more-than-60-year-old law was unconstitutional.
February 28, 2015 at 7:05 am
From Galileo to today, physicists have measured and modified the speed at which light travels (From NOVA)
One night over drinks at a conference in San Jose, Miles Padgett, a physicist at Glasgow University in Scotland, was chatting with a colleague about whether... Read Full Post
February 28, 2015 at 12:00 am
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