March 10, 2014
Not long ago, applying to college meant lots of postage added to bulky envelopes and tailoring applications to specific colleges. Now with technological changes and the Common App, it takes just a click of the mouse to apply. We’ll talk about how technology has changed students’ prospects for admission, and if it’s affected their stress levels.
July 1, 2013
Abigail Fisher’s affirmative action lawsuit against the University of Texas Law School has drawn attention to the question of on-campus diversity. The US Supreme Court passed the case to a lower court, and this hour we’ll examine the Court’s (non-) decision. We’ll discuss how diversity is measured, and what its value is in an academic setting.