We often hear how poorly educated American students are, ill prepared for 21st century tech jobs, which go to other workers in other countries. But what if more education will not lead to more highly paid skilled jobs? Educational psychologist Gerald Coles discusses how American companies are getting the workers they need, since most of … Continued
Pushing Limits is pleased to present an interview with cultural and visual anthropologist Karen Nakamura who recently accepted the position as Haas Distinguished Chair of Disability Studies at UC Berkeley. She is a highly-educated, skilled woman who is deeply immersed in the disability community. Dr. Nakamura, who formerly taught at Yale, will be working on … Continued
Plowshares activist Sister Megan Rice, the 83-year-old nun recently freed from federal prison, talks about activism, nuclear weapons, feminism and the Church; Lina Nilsson discusses how to attract more women engineers.