Closer Look: Diversity In Coding; Ga. Tornadoes; And More

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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on the damage left from last weekend’s tornadoes, the introduction of the “Destination Resort” constitutional amendment to the state legislature, and the possible continuation of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project;
  • 2:06: Barbara Ericson, director of computer outreach and senior research scientist at Georgia Tech, and Donna Bowman, non-tech lead and event and volunteer lead for Black Girls Code Atlanta, talk about the small percentage of African-American students in Georgia taking the AP Computer Science Exam and increasing diversity in the STEM fields;
  • 19:31: Tasnim Shamma reports on how AGCO, a Duluth-based agriculture company, uses technology to revolutionize the manufacturing industry, and cohost Jim Burress talks with the company’s Chief Supply Officer Hans Bernd-Veltmaat;
  • 30:17:  Georgia Nugent, president emerita of Kenyon College, and Rich Eckman, president of the Council of Independent Colleges, talk about the opportunities and challenges facing private, nonprofit colleges.

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