First, we talk with the head of a teachers’ union about a new report showing adjunct instructors at colleges are underpaid. Then, we hear from a biomedical engineering professor about gene-editing programs for treating disease.
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New report shows adjunct faculty in colleges underpaid, fear lack of job security
A new report from the American Federation of Teachers shows millions of adjunct educators are underpaid, with more than 25 percent of respondents earning less than $26,500 per year. The head of the union explains what issues these millions of educators are facing.
Innovations in gene-editing treatment in Wisconsin and abroad
This month, U.K. regulators became the first in the world to approve a new treatment for sickle cell disease. And Americans aren’t far behind. We hear from a Wisconsin professor and member of the National Institute of Health’s Somatic Cell Genome Editing Consortium.
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