Elissa Nadworny

Elissa Nadworny appears in the following:

After a lockdown, students found comfort in humor. But what are the jokes hiding?

Monday, May 16, 2022

This year's winner of our Student Podcast Challenge, junior, Teagan Nam, described how their friends and classmates turned to memes and social media as a coping method.

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After fleeing northern Ukraine, a family works to start a new life

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

A family who fled the northern city of Chernihiv resettled in western Ukraine. Four weeks after they escaped, they're adjusting to a quieter normal life and dealing with their traumas.

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Many elderly residents in Kyiv stayed behind during Russia's attacks

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Many residents of the Ukrainian capital couldn't leave — even during the worst days of Russia's bombardment. An old Soviet-style apartment building reveals who stayed behind and why.

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Ukraine braces for likelihood of new Russian offensive in east

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Satellite images show Russia is repositioning forces in the east of Ukraine — in preparation for a new offensive.

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Many at a maternity hospital in Kyiv made their way from cities facing attacks

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

More than 15,000 babies have been born in Ukraine since the start of the war. At a maternity hospital in Kyiv, new parents tell of the long road it took to get them to safety.

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Russian forces appear to be withdrawing from Kyiv, moving to cities in south and east

Saturday, April 02, 2022

Russian forces appear to be withdrawing in the area around Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, as they turn their attention and firepower further to the south and east.

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What Kyiv looks like as Russian troops appear to reposition

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The pentagon says Russian forces had done some repositioning away from Kyiv to the north. But according to NATO intelligence, Russia is maintaining pressure on the city.

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There are signals that the Kremlin's objectives in Ukraine may be changing

Monday, March 28, 2022

A month into Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Russian forces appear not to be trying to take the capital Kyiv anymore. But there are increased attacks against the western city of Lviv and other cities.

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Community college enrollment is down, but skilled-trades programs are booming

Monday, March 28, 2022

Enrollment in two-year colleges has dropped nationwide by about 750,000 students. But degree programs in construction trades are booming.

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More than half of Ukraine's children have been displaced, UN says

Friday, March 25, 2022

Fighting around Kyiv continues as Ukrainian forces try to push back Russian troops. Many families with kids have fled to other countries, but millions are now internally displaced within Ukraine.

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Skilled trade programs are booming after college enrollment dropped in the pandemic

Sunday, March 20, 2022

College enrollment dropped during the pandemic. But programs in the skilled trades are booming. Elissa Nadworny visits two community colleges where students learn to build houses and fix cars.

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Space junk could get in the way of satellites being used in the Russia-Ukraine war

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Elissa Nadworny speaks with Saadia Pekkanen, director of the Space Law, Data and Policy program at the University of Washington, about debris threatening satellites in space.

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Russian citizens continue to protest war with Ukraine despite threat of punishment

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Elissa Nadworny speaks with Leonid Drabkin of the Russian human rights media project OVD-Info, about how Russian citizens are continuing to protest the war despite the threat of punishment.

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More than 1,700 Ukrainians are international students in the U.S.

Sunday, March 20, 2022

More than 1,700 Ukrainians are studying in the U.S. They share their experiences as international students, watching from afar with guilt and fear as their home country comes under attack.

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Meet the mascots of March Madness

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Sure, basketball payers have to bust their chops to reach the NCAA Division I tournament, but it's also hard work for college mascots.

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In 'Umma,' intergenerational trauma takes on a demonic form

Sunday, March 20, 2022

In the new horror film, three generations of Korean American women grapple with the haunting repercussions of motherhood. Actors Sandra Oh and Fivel Stewart talk about what made the film so personal.

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A cheap gas station map may be the key to solving a murder in 'The Cartographers'

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Elissa Nadworny speaks to Peng Shepherd about her new book, "The Cartographers," where the daughter of a murdered map scholar unravels the mystery of a map she finds hidden in his desk.

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Do you have student debt, but no degree? Are you in default? Tell us

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Lots of people have student loans, but not all debt is created equal. NPR wants to hear how your student loan debt has affected you.

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Student loan scams are on the rise as the pause on payments is due to expire

Monday, February 21, 2022

Emmy Ross has a bunch of student debt, so when callers offered to help have the loans forgiven, she was immediately interested. The problem? They were scams.

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Student loan scams prey on confusion

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Student loan scams are on the rise. We cover some of the red flags.

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