Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with members of the government at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, April 9, 2014.  - SERGEI KARPUKHIN/AFP/Getty Images

Growing Tensions In Ukraine And The Political Motivations Of Vladimir Putin

10 a.m. (ET)

As tension mounts between Russia and Ukraine, understanding the political motivations of Vladimir Putin.

Part-time professor Charles Varani works with his writing class at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Ore. (Oct. 26, 2005). The numbers of adjunct professors are on the rise nearly everywhere, as state universities search for ways to keep costs and tuition down against a backdrop of falling state support. - AP Photo/Don Ryan

The Growing Reliance On Adjunct Professors

11 a.m. (ET)

Colleges and universities are cutting costs by replacing full-time professors with part timers. A discussion about the growing ranks of adjunct professors, their efforts to unionize, and whether the use of adjuncts affects education quality.

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