Tar Balls Wash Ashore In Key West
Investigation Reveals Alleged Fraud at Harvard
Harvard senior Adam Wheeler is accused of falsifing letters of recommendation, transcripts and SAT scores to get into the prestigious institution. Once he got there, he allegedly plagiarized work and continued to falsify recommendations, which earned him more than $45,000 in grants and scholarships. When he was caught and left Harvard, he allegedly applied to Yale and Brown Universities the same way. We check in with Boston Globe's higher education reporter Tracy Jan.
Colleges Increase Student Aid To Offset Climbing Tuition
The average cost of tuition and fees will climb 5 percent next year to about $26,000 at private universities and 6.5 percent to $7,000 at public schools, according to the College Board. With the cost of college on the rise, many universities are offering more aid to students so their enrollment doesn't drop in the wake of the financial crisis. We speak to Cathy Simoneaux, financial aid director at Loyola University in New Orleans and Jeff Selingo, editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Richard Blumenthal Clarifies Vietnam Record
Donors Retreat From The War On AIDS
Of the 33 million people living with AIDS worldwide, only 4 million are on treatment. And even as the number of people with the disease sharply rises, funding growth has slowed. A recent report warns that the consequences in places like Africa could be a return to the death rates of the 1990s, when the epidemic was full blown. We have an update from Emi McLean, director of the access to essential medicines campaign for the international humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders.
The Rolling Stones Revisit 'Exile On Main Street'
Music From The Show
- Christian McBride, "Brother Mister"
- Paul Simon, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
- Tito Puente, "Little Sunflower"
- The Lickets, "Meat City"
- Ahmad Jamal, "Patterns"
This program aired on May 18, 2010.
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