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Higher Ed Happy Hour

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.
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Aug 9, 2017
Libby and Kevin return from a three-month hiatus to discuss DeVos, Trump, gainful employment, adjunct professorship, and Game of Thrones.
Apr 21, 2017

Kevin, Libby, and special guest Steve Teles dig into if, when, or how it's okay to stop someone from speaking on a college campus. Plus: Is The Americans getting stale?!

Mar 7, 2017

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 year for the first time ever.

Jan 30, 2017

Kevin and Libby talk through the contentious Betsy DeVos confirmation hearings and geek out on the new research from Raj Chetty and colleagues.

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