The Americans (and podcast?) Series Finale
In a special reunion episode, Libby and Kevin return for an in-depth discussion of the series finale of The Americans while ignoring higher education altogether.
By New America
In the Higher Ed Happy Hour, three well-known Washington, DC-based journalists and policy wonks -- Kevin Carey of New America, Andrew Kelly of the American Enterprise Institute, and Libby Nelson of Vox.com -- discuss the latest happenings in higher education policy, research, and popular culture. There are special guests, wonky digressions, and excursions into the shocking and absurd.
Tressie McMillan Cottom's "Lower Ed"
Special guest Tressie McMillan Cottom joins the podcast to discuss her new book: "Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy." Also, Libby has already seen "The Americans" Season 5 and Northwestern basketball is good this ...
Back from Summer Break: The election, FAFSA reform, college football
Kevin and Libby welcome Jesse O'Connell as our first guest host / drinks-master to dive deep into FAFSA reform and prior-prior year. Also, presidential election developments and pretending Northeastern's football season didn't start until last week.
Bankrupt Colleges, Terrible Fraternities, and Early April Madness
Kevin, Libby and Andrew unpack the Department of Education's long-delayed list of financially troubled institutions and debate whether college administrators are finally taking a hard line with perpetually awful Greek organizations. Plus, reminiscing about college basketball.
Free Community College??!!!
In the inaugural episode, Free Community College??!!!, Kevin, Andrew and Libby talk about President Obama's free community college plan, the recent college football national championship game, whether federal college ratings are a good or terrible idea, and the upcoming season ...