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Discussion: The Role of Community Colleges in Iowa (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College, talks about how community colleges respond to the workforce needs of area businesses and students looking to begin their post-secondary education. Bob Mundt, President of the Council... Read More »

News Analysis: February 8, 2008 (#136)

posted on February 11, 2008 at 8:54 AM

Governor Chet Culver's endorsement of Barack Obama, education spending and concerns with the Iowa economy are topics covered by Dave Pitt of Associated Press. Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)

posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)
Iowa Journal looks at the role of community colleges in the state from education, training and workforce development. 12:28 Read More »

Technology's Effect on Education (#134)

posted on February 1, 2008 at 3:59 PM

Technology's Effect on Education (#134)
The use of the Internet and all the devices it spawned as well as some stand alone gadgets has been a boon to modern education. But the devices are not solely employed to tap that knowledge. As filmmaker Woody Allen once said, "I believe in the... Read More »

Student Debt (Full Program) (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Student Debt (Full Program) (#129)
Full Program: Can Iowans afford college? We explore that matter, including a look at an ambitious community-driven plan to finance higher education for its own residents. 28:01 Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:29 PM

Legend has it a college president once implored his faculty to make the university into something of which the football team could be proud. The logic, if not the principle, is understandable. Athletics may be worth more financially to the... Read More »

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:28 PM

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)
Michael Gartner, owner of the Iowa Cubs baseball team, and president of the Iowa Board of Regents, and Tom Witosky, a reporter for "The Des Moines Register" discuss the economics of college sports with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)
Full Program: Stadium build outs, sky boxes, 7-figure coaching salaries, and lucrative TV and endorsement deals have become staples of big time college athletics. So too have recruiting scandals, and scholarships to academically and socially-challenged... 27:48 Read More »

Wind Energy Education (#111)

posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:28 PM

Wind Energy Education (#111)
Ideally located in Iowa's windy northwest, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, is helping the growing workforce needs of the wind energy industry. The college developed one of the first training programs of its kind in the nation.... 03:15 Read More »

John Pappajohn on What Makes an Entrepreneur (#101)

posted on October 5, 2007 at 3:08 PM

John Pappajohn on What Makes an Entrepreneur (#101)
With a personal fortune estimated at a half a billion dollars, he is giving much of it away. John Pappajohn is sharing his vision by financing five entrepreneurial education centers in the state. Since their inception a decade ago, the... 05:05 Read More »

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)

posted on October 5, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)
Full Program: What role does education play in the development of entrepreneurs? How do we prepare the next generations for a world that demands more creativity, innovation, and personal enterprise? This episode explores what organizations like the Pappajohn... 25:47 Read More »

Dennis Haarsager: Extended Interview (#104)

posted on May 23, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Dennis Haarsager: Extended Interview (#104)
General Manager of Public Radio and Television, Educational and Public Media Services, Washington State University. 28:09 Read More »

The Impact (#104)

posted on May 22, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Impact (#104)
Digital technology has had a huge impact on entertainment, education and the way we gather information. But some would say there is a downside. 07:10 Read More »

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: What is immigration’s real impact on the state? In this edition of Assignment Iowa, we hear from those who study it, those who control it, and those who live it, on immigration’s economic, educational and social implications, as well as what... 27:49 Read More »
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