Education

From Refugee to Sex Therapist, Dr. Ruth at Age 86

MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to Dr. Ruth in advance of the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture in Communications and Human Values at Rutgers University, which she will deliver on October 22.

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February 21, 2014 2:43 PM | Comments

Coming up next week: the authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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Marisa Wong  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments

Rafael Pi Roman talks to Joe Brewster, co-director and co-producer of POV’s documentary, “American Promise.”

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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 22, 2014 1:10 PM | Comments

Reporter Rick Karr examines a new approach to mentoring that combines face-to-face interaction with weekly emails and four-year long relationships with students.

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January 17, 2014 1:37 PM | Comments
MetroFocus examines the success of mentoring in public schools, suggestions for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio from the President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, and the story of New Jersey Vietnam War veterans bringing a helicopter back to life.VIDEO
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November 20, 2013 11:59 AM | 1 Comment
On this edition of MetroFocus: a look at one of the most contested rezoning projects facing NYC, a festival making healthcare accessible for artists, studying the sea with underwater drones, behind the scenes at PBS' Masterpiece, and Christmas trees from New Jersey.VIDEO
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Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Hands-on initiatives by a group of environmentally conscious students are enabling the kinds of lessons that go beyond the classroom.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  November 6, 2013 6:11 PM | Updated: July 7, 2014 10:00AM | 1 Comment
At the nation's first tech center for older adults, 67-year old Barbara Nathan is one of many seniors tackling the digital age and learning valuable tools to stay in the workforce.VIDEO
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