Mark Effron

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Your take: why you learned math

In his State of the Union address, President Obama talking about needing to start investing in math and science in America in order to stay ahead. Takeaway listeners weighed in on why they were (or were not) drawn to these subjects in school.


How to Find Our 'Sputnik Moments'

Toby Smith is vice president for Policy at the Association of American Universities and co-author of the book "Beyond Sputnik: U.S. Science Policy in the 21st century." He examines why we still need good science to stay ahead.