Ben Nelson has a new vision for higher education: Forget the ivy-covered buildings, mammoth libraries and state of the art rec centers.Read more ›
The main character in Julie Schumacher's new novel relays the woes of his life as a college writing professor at a small Midwestern college.Read more ›
Tom Weber talks with two guests about what the Ice Bucket Challenge tells us about giving -- and what that means for local causes and organizations.Read more ›
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Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.