Laurence Steinberg, professor of psychology at Temple University, has spent his career studying adolescent brain development and his findings have led him to believe that our society needs to rethink the way we discipline teenagers.Read more ›
Fisher v. University of Texas, a case currently before the Supreme Court, concerns the affirmative action admissions policy at the University of Texas. But the case could have far-reaching implications nationwide.Read more ›
There have been many reasons given for America's struggle in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Defense writer and strategist Thomas Ricks believes that the culture of mediocre leadership in our military is the true source of the problem.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.