Jackie Bender, Jonathan Stein
Date: May 1, 2017 Duration: 22 minutes
As an advocate for the California hospitals that provide the core of the state's healthcare safety net, Jackie Bender (MPP '11) is on high alert over calls to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. She talks here with Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about how GOP plans in Congress would affect the millions of patients who now depend on the medical centers she represents as the Vice President of Policy for California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.
Date: April 24, 2017 Duration: 53 minutes
Michael O'Hare makes an argument for how quality assurance for teaching in higher education could increase student learning (and reduce costs of all kinds) as they have in so many other fields of endeavor.
Event: Spring 2017 Board of Advisors Meeting
Date: March 29, 2017 Duration: 51 minutes
Economist Robert Reich, the Clinton-era Labor Secretary and prominent Democratic pundit, gives a rousing talk on how the intersection of politics and economics led to the rise of Donald Trump and describes the concerns he shares with Republicans who fear that Trump's way of governing is harming American institutions.
Sabhanaz Diya, Henry E. Brady
Event: Spring Board of Advisors Meeting
Date: March 29, 2017 Duration: 12 minutes
Sabhanaz Diya (MPP '17) describes how her education is helping her efforts to empower women and young people in Bangladesh through her social enterprise, One Degree Initiative Foundation.