A How-To From UT Teachers05/28/15
[2015-05-28 12:00:00] Good teachers develop their skills over time and the best teaching instructors just might be teachers themselves. That's the idea behind The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching (University of Texas Press)....
A Young Man's Sketches, Then His Spaces
[2015-05-28 13:00:00] Few architects can lay claim to the kind of career Frank Welch has had since opening his first office in 1959. We'll talk this hour with Welch, who writes about his childhood, his education at Texas A&M in the 1950s and his first...
What's Gay Today?
[2015-05-27 13:00:00] As acceptance and equality increases for a growing number of gender and identity-diverse Americans, our society and perceptions are changing as well. J. Bryan Lowder, Slate associate editor and blogger, examines the differences...
A Full Inventory Of Our 44th Presidency
[2015-05-27 12:00:00] The President has never been immune to criticism, sure. As Obama's time in office winds down, even some of his supporters have taken issue with the results of his 6 years leading the country. We'll spend this hour with David...
Head That Wears The Comma Crown
[2015-05-26 13:00:00] For a true-hearted copy editor, wrangling errors of spelling and punctuation has the thrill of an expedition for an archaeologist or an F5 tornado for a storm chaser. This hour we'll talk with Mary Norris, who spent over three...
[2015-05-26 12:00:00] The death penalty has always been controversial, but with recent shortages of lethal injection drugs and a number of questionable occurrences in U.S. death chambers, there's a new furor. We'll examine one of those incidents this...
[2015-05-21 13:00:00] Parents and educators alike decry the many hours kids spend playing video games. But what if video games are actually the key to more sophisticated learning? This hour, we'll talk about the potential for games as a teaching tool...
The Boundaries Of Free Speech
[2015-05-21 12:00:00] The shootings in Garland earlier this month tied to a cartoon contest have brought the national conversation about free speech to North Texas. This hour, we'll talk about protecting freedom of expression – and defining its...
The Case For And Against Gluten
[2015-05-20 13:00:00] People with a gluten intolerance have seen their lives improve drastically after cutting out grains. At the same time, going gluten-free has become a fad among those looking for the next dietary breakthrough. This hour, we'll...
The CIA From al Qa'ida to ISIS
[2015-05-20 12:00:00] Michael Morell was with President Bush on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists struck the U.S. And he was at President Obama's side when the U.S. raided Osama bin Laden's compound. This hour, we'll talk to the retired deputy director...
Running From The Nazis, Together
[2015-05-19 13:00:00] In All the Light We Cannot See, a blind French girl and an orphan German boy in exile join forces in Nazi occupied France. This hour, we'll talk to the book's author, Anthony Doerr, about the story he took 10 years to write, and...
An American Spymaster's Story
[2015-05-19 12:00:00] For more than 30 years, if the U.S. was involved in a covert operation, there's a good chance Jack Devine was involved. This hour, we'll talk to the former head of the CIA's Directorate of Operations about the world of espionage,...
Secrets Of 1971
[2015-05-18 13:00:00] In 1971, eight activists broke into an FBI field office in Pennsylvania, stealing hundreds of secret files to share with member of Congress and the media. After 40 years of anonymity, the activists are now making their identities...
Marijuana As Medicine
[2015-05-18 12:00:00] Marijuana is used to treat everything from nausea to chronic pain to glaucoma. This hour, we'll talk about the science of medical marijuana with Hampton Sides, whose cover story on the topic is featured in the June issue of...
Brothers In Flight
[2015-05-14 13:00:00] Historian David McCullough has built a career on exploring the lives of Harry S. Truman, John Adams and other significant figures in American history. This hour, we'll talk to him about his latest book, The Wright Brothers (Simon...
The Congolese Expat And The Journalist
[2015-05-13 13:00:00] Francisca Thelin managed to leave her home in the Congo behind for a new life in America. As an adult, though, she returned to her homeland with human rights activist Lisa J. Shannon to check in on the family she left behind....
How NASA Helped End Segregation
[2015-05-13 12:00:00] As NASA was preparing to explore the cosmos, African Americans were fighting for their Civil Rights. And through federal equal employment opportunity laws, some African Americans made significant contributions to the early days...
A Symbiotic Relationship
[2015-05-12 13:00:00] Every year, tiny birds known as red knots fly 19,000 miles – from the tip of South America to the Arctic and back. They're able to do it thanks to their food source – tiny horseshoe crabs. This hour, we'll learn how climate...
Spreading Pathogens Through Poultry To Plate
[2015-05-12 12:00:00] Americans are consuming more chicken than ever before. And that's why some scientists are concerned about the spread of dangerous bacterium through poultry. This hour, we'll find out how worried we should be with David Hoffman,...
How Black Holes Entered The Mainstream
[2015-05-11 13:00:00] One hundred years ago this year, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity. But it wasn't until physicists gained a better understanding of black holes 50 years later that the theory entered the mainstream. This...
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