HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is a television talk show that connects viewers to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. The show won a 2012 Telly Award and a 2013 Telly Award.

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is produced monthly by the University of the District of Columbia; host is educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman. Each half-hour episode covers a new education subject.

Episode 42 - Campus Crime and Policing - Guests are Professor Michael Rich, Elon University School of Law, and Chief Larry Volz, UDC Director of Public Safety:

Episode 41 - International Baccalaureate - Guests are Marie Vivas, University Relations Manager, IB Americas, International Baccalaureate, and Sara L. Marchello, University Registrar, The College of William and Mary:

Episode 40 - U.S. News College Rankings - Guests are Robert Morse, Director of Data Research, U.S. News & World Report, and Anne Weeks, Upper School Head, The Salisbury School:

Please click here to read the U.S. News posting about the college rankings episode.

Episode 39 - Universities in China and the U.S. - Guest is James Fallows, National Correspondent, The Atlantic, and author of "Postcards from Tomorrow Square" and "China Airborne"

Episode 38 - Korean Studies, International Relations - Guests are Dr. Frank Plantan, co-director of the International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania, and Angela Choi, program coordinator for the Korea Studies Program and the U.S.-Korea Institute at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University:

Episode 37 - MIT, CMU, Open Educational Resources - Guests are Candace Thille, Director, Open Learning Initiative, Carnegie Mellon University, and Stephen Carson, External Relations Director, MIT OpenCourseWare, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

Episode 36 - National Service - Guests are Senator Harris Wofford (D-PA), former Peace Corps Associate Director and Bryn Mawr College President, and Rev. Elisha B. Morris, Internship Coordinator, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania:

Episode 35 - Campus Overload, Washington Post - Guest is Jenna Johnson, education reporter at the Washington Post:

Episode 34 - Student-Athletes - Guests are Christine Brennan, USA TODAY sports columnist; Brian Davis, former Duke University and Minnesota Timberwolves basketball player; and Mex Carey, Georgetown University sports information director:

Episode 33 - Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, Vusi Mahlasela - Guests are The Honorable Ebrahim Rasool, South African Ambassador to the United States, and Vusi Mahlasela, singer-songwriter known as "The Voice" in South Africa:

Episode 32 - Dissertations - Guests are Leonard Cassuto, Ph.D., Professor of English at Fordham University, and Paul Jay, Ph.D., Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago:

Episode 31 - Senator Bob Graham - Guest is Senator Bob Graham (D-FL), Bob Graham Center for Public Service, University of Florida:

Episode 30 - Poetry - Guests are Myra Sklarew, Poet and Professor Emerita of Literature at American University, and E. Ethelbert Miller, Director of the African American Studies Resource Center at Howard University:

Episode 29 - University Consortia - Guests are Robert Walton, CEO, Claremont University Consortium, and Kristen McGuire, Executive Director, Baltimore Collegetown Network:

Episode 28 - Finances, St. John's College - Guest is Dr. Bronté Jones, Treasurer, St. John's College - Annapolis:

Please click here to read the transcript of the Finances, St. John's College episode.

Episode 27 - Student Debt - Guests are Deanne Loonin, director of the National Consumer Law Center's Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project; Heather Jarvis, founder of, a website focused on student loan issues; and Crys Latham, college counselor at Washington Latin Public Charter School:

Episode 26 - Women's Colleges - Guest is Carol T. Christ, Ph.D., President of Smith College:

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY may also be viewed through the SouthEast Education Network, Cablevision-Yonkers, Comcast Channel 98, FiOS TV Channel 19, and RCN Channel 19 in Washington, DC.

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