Renee's guest is Mary Gwen Wheeler, executive director of 55,000 Degrees, a public-private partnership in Louisville whose mission is to add 40,000 bachelor's degrees and 15,000 associate degrees by 2020.
Dr. Sanjayan explores humankind’s relationship with the Earth’s most important resource: water. Unraveling dramatic connections between fresh water and the health of the planet, he uncovers spectacular wildlife stories that center on managing the natural pulse of the planet’s water.
How has this unique structure in Istanbul, built on a seismic fault, survived centuries of quakes?
The Italian Americans
A second generation of Italian Americans begins to enter the labor movement, politics, sports and entertainment. Fiorello LaGuardia becomes mayor of New York City. Joe DiMaggio, the son of a San Francisco fisherman, becomes an American hero.
Last summer when Raymond Burse agreed to a second turn at the helm of Kentucky State University, the plan was for him to serve as interim president for one year. But he soon realized he would need more time to achieve his goals for the historically black university.
Kentucky House members worked into the evening Monday to pass a contentious bill that would add billions in state debt but could shore up public school teacher pensions. House Bill 4 now advances to the Republican-controlled Senate, where there is much skepticism.