College Life http://publicradiotulsa.org en "The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/student-loan-mess-how-good-intentions-created-trillion-dollar-problem <p>Could America's current student loan debt --- which now exceeds $1 trillion and is predicted to reach $2 trillion by 2020 --- somehow become the sequel to the mortgage meltdown? Some economists think it's possible. Our guest on this edition of ST is Eric Best, an Assistant Professor of Emergency Management at Jacksonville State University. Along with his father, sociologist Joel Best of the University of Delaware, Eric is the co-author of "The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem" (University of California Press). Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:30:53 +0000 Rich Fisher 62942 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem" Campus Rape Cases in America: A Chat with Kristen Lombardi of The Center for Public Integrity http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/campus-rape-cases-america-chat-kristen-lombardi-center-public-integrity <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with the award-winning journalist <a href="http://www.publicintegrity.org/authors/kristen-lombardi">Kristen Lombardi</a>, who's a staff writer at The Center for Public Integrity, and who's probably best known for her series of articles based on an in-depth and far-reaching investigation into campus rape cases in America (which won the Robert F. Kennedy Award and the Dart Award in 2011, as well as the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in 2010, among other honors). Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:40:08 +0000 Rich Fisher 58446 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Campus Rape Cases in America: A Chat with Kristen Lombardi of The Center for Public Integrity TU Only Oklahoma School On Best College List http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tu-only-oklahoma-school-best-college-list <p>U.S. News &amp; World Report's 2013 edition of Best Colleges has named The University of Tulsa as the 83rd best national research university.</p><p>This marks the 10th consecutive year that TU has been listed in the top 100 national universities --- TU is the only Oklahoma university to be included in the top 100. The publication's 2013 rankings, released on Sept. 12th, also show TU at 48th among the nation’s private doctoral universities.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:00:05 +0000 University Relations 26019 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU Only Oklahoma School On Best College List The University of Tulsa Welcomes Dr. Geoffrey Orsak as Its 18th President http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/university-tulsa-welcomes-dr-geoffrey-orsak-its-18th-president <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we are pleased to speak with Dr. Geoffrey Orsak, who begins his tenure as TU&#39;s 18th president. Dr. Orsak was formerly Dean of the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He earned his bachelor&#39;s, master&#39;s, and doctoral degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Rice University, and he&#39;s widely seen as one of the nation&#39;s outstanding leaders in engineering research and education. In recently announcing Dr. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 22:06:46 +0000 Rich Fisher 21584 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The University of Tulsa Welcomes Dr. Geoffrey Orsak as Its 18th President The Noted American Scholar Andrew Delbanco on "College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/noted-american-scholar-andrew-delbanco-college-what-it-was-and-should-be <p>On today&#39;s program, which revisits an interview that we originally aired in September of last year, we hear from the veteran author, critic, and scholar Andrew Delbanco, who is the Chair of American Studies at Columbia University as well as a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The New Republic. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:20:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 15423 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Noted American Scholar Andrew Delbanco on "College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be"