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Jul 15, 2019

Welcome to this week's episode of Heinz Radio with host, Eugene Leventhal. Back in April, Sam Quinones came to CMU's campus to give a talk as part of the University Lecture Series. Sam is a journalist and author of the book Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic - a really engaging read despite how heavy...


Jul 1, 2019

With 216 days until the Iowa Caucuses and 491 days until the 2020 Election, the campaign to nominate the next Democratic Presidential candidate has already started to heat up. Twenty candidates took to the stage last week in Miami for two nights of debates, and loyal Heinz Radio listeners might have recognized to...


Jun 17, 2019

In 2010, the Pennsylvania State Legislature mandated that the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing create a risk assessment tool to be used at sentencing. Since then, the Commission has worked to create a tool that meets this mandate and addresses public concerns about fairness, bias and the criminal justice system...


Jun 3, 2019

In this week's episode, host Vanessa speaks with Dr. Mark Kamlet. Dr. Kamlet is a professor of economics and public policy and a former provost who has been with Carnegie Mellon University since 1976. His research focuses on the economic impacts of automation and AI. In this episode, he explains the history of machine...


May 20, 2019

In this episode of Heinz Radio guest interviewer Claudia Bustamante from Carnegie Mellon’s Latino/a Graduate Student Association sat down with John Polga-Hecimovich, assistant professor of comparative politics at the United States Naval Academy, to discuss the ongoing political and economic turmoil in Venezuela.