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  • Travels with the State Historian of Texas

    What makes Texas History so fascinating? We’ll spend this hour with Light Townsend Cummins, Ph.D., the Bryan Chair of American History at Austin College and official State Historian of Texas.

  • Emptying the Nest

    What can parents do to help their adult children gain autonomy (and start paying their own rent)? We’ll spend this hour with psychologist Brad Sachs, Ph.D., whose new book is “Emptying the Nest: Launching Your Young Adult toward Success and Self-Reliance” (Palgrave Macmillan, paperback, 2010).

  • Women's Studies Today

    How is the field of Women’s Studies changing and how has it informed and influenced fields like African American, Latino, and Queer Studies among others? We’ll talk this hour with professor and director of the TWU Ph.D. in Women??s Studies Program, AnaLouise Keating, Ph.D.

  • New Discoveries about the Brain

    Are scientists on the cusp of reversing paralysis? Is there new hope for people suffering from degenerative illnesses? We’ll explore the latest cutting-edge research with Dr. Douglas Fields, author of “The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science (Simon & Schuster, 2009).

  • Educational Leadership Today

    Every parent wants their child to have the best teachers, but how important is the educational leadership at that student’s school and district? We’ll talk this hour with two leaders in the field – David Chard, Ph.D., Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU and Reid Lyon, Ph.D., […]

  • New Hope for ADHD

    What is ADHD and how can a different learning strategy help when medication can’t necessarily offer enough? We’ll talk this hour with Sandra B. Chapman, Ph.D. and Jacquelyn F. Gamino, Ph.D. who presented the lecture “Get Smart: New Hope for ADHD” earlier this week at the UTD Center for Brain Health’s “The Brain: An Owner’s […]

  • My Unexpected Odyssey into the Land of Small Molecules, Lean Genes, and Big Ideas

    How will biotechnology touch your life? Chances are it already has. We’ll explore the rapid growth of an industry that was virtually non-existent a few decades ago with Moira A. Gunn, Ph.D. Gunn is the author of “Welcome to Biotech Nation: My Unexpected Odyssey into the Land of Small Molecules, Lean Genes, and Big Ideas” […]

  • Iran: The Grand Strategy

    Is conflict with Iran inevitable? How can already over-stretched U.S. State and Defense Departments strategically deal with Iran? We’ll explore the situation and potential outcomes this hour with Christopher A. Preble, Ph.D., Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the CATO Institute. He’ll speak to the Dallas Fort Worth World Affairs Council this evening.