• Penn State staff create cybersecurity law and policy course for NSA

    The National Security Agency, like many federal agencies, is acutely aware of the cybersecurity threat. But it’s not sure the general business world is.

  • A new way to help schools raise money

    Kestrel Linder, co-founder and CEO at GiveCampus, discusses his views on the startup economy in D.C. as well as what his company is doing to help fund the regions’ schools.

  • The app minimizing food waste for students

    Erin McGeoy, co-founder and CEO of Last Call, discusses how her social venture’s app helps notify local students of cheap meals that would otherwise be thrown away, helping to lower America’s 40% food waste rate.

  • Bringing universities and employers together

    On this EXTRA Episode, Jason MIller, CEO of the Greater Washington Partnership, and Jill Klein, Dean of American University School of Professional and Extended Studies, discuss the Capital CoLab, a recent partnership between regional universities and the GWP to ensure students have the digital literacy that businesses in the area crave.

  • Encouraging underprivileged students with the Common App

    Jenny Rickard, president and CEO at the Common Application, discusses how the Common App helps students of all incomes and backgrounds apply to and attend a wide array of colleges around the world.

  • IG: Education Dept. not doing enough to regulate student loan industry

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the agency’s inspector general finds the Education Department lacks policies and procedures to ensure loan servicers act in compliance with federal law.

  • Ask the CIO: Online Chat with the Education Department’s Jason Gray

    Jason Gray, the Education Department’s chief information officer, joined Federal News Radio’s Ask the CIO for an online chat.

  • Some young veterans need more from government

    If the administration took time to think about veteran hiring in a more holistic way, it could offer some veterans who have traditionally struggled to find good jobs an opportunity to build a career in a stable job with good pay and benefits.

  • Preparing for the rise of ‘new collar’ jobs

    Chris Hopfensberger, founding executive director of, discusses the need for further pushing STEM in education in order to prepare citizens for the jobs of the future.

  • State Department fellowship seeks to bridge diversity gap amid cyber talent

    Agencies face an uphill battle competing with the private sector to recruit top cyber talent right out of college or advanced degree programs, but the State Department, and the opportunity to explore new cultures, serves as an enticing lure to recent graduates to federal service.