- Despite the rising costs, college still seen as a value
As college costs continue to rise and families struggle to recover from the recession, more students are choosing to go to cheaper schools and relying on grants and scholarships. But a new report shows that despite the costs and anxiety about the economy, most families still see college as worth the expense.9:06 a.m.
Scott Weingold: Co-founder of College Planning Network, a college admissions and financial aid servicing center. His group helps students and families with their college planning needs.
Anne Sturtevant: Director of enrollment services and Access initiatives with The College Board.
- Irene bears down on the east coast
Midmorning gets the latest on the path and potential severity of Hurricane Irene.9:45 a.m.
Jeff Masters: director of meteorology for the website Weather Underground. He joins us by phone from Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Steve Little: reporter for the Charlotte Observer.
- Developments in breast cancer treatment
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester last week received approval to administer ovarian and breast cancer vaccines as a clinical trial. This is a major step in breast cancer prevention and treatment. What else is on the horizon?10:06 a.m.
Dr. Susan Love: Surgeon, prominent advocate of preventative breast cancer research, and author. She is the president of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes and funds breast cancer intraductal research.
Dr. Keith Knutson: Associate Professor in the Department of Immunology at the Mayo Clinic.
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