Meaningful Contributions

Grace Hood ’00 Named Winner of 2012 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize

Posted October 18, 2012
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Boston University and 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, have announced Grace Hood ’00 as the winner of the 2012 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize. Hood, a reporter for Northern Colorado NPR member station KUNC, submitted a winning entry that investigated for-profit education. Titled “Investigating Colorado’s Online K-12 Education,” the three-part report uncovered a mix of […]

Marcia Cantarella ’68 Publishes Book, Speaks on NPR About What Students Need to Finish College

Posted December 15, 2011
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Marcia Cantarella ’68, the author of the recently published I CAN Finish College: The Overcome Any Obstacle and Get Your Degree Guide, was featured on NPR’s Tell Me More on December 13. In a segment titled “Keeping First-Generation College Kids on Track,” Cantarella discussed some common pitfalls faced by students who feel out-of-place in the academic environment, […]