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Episode 40: On the path to higher education with Paul Pitre

WSU Everett Chancellor Paul Pitre’s career path wasn’t always taking him toward higher-education administration. But once he got there, it all made sense. With a bachelor’s degree in communications studies from Western Washington University...

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Episode 39: The art of writing in the rain with Garth Stein

Even Garth Stein cries over his books. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” is well-known to readers and movie-goers as a tearjerker. Stein says he rented space at a Seattle pizza restaurant when...

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Episode 38: The world’s top librarian at the greatest library

Carla Hayden, Ph.D, says the Library of Congress is the biggest – the greatest – library in the world. Hayden should know, she’s the Librarian of Congress. And that would make her the world’s...

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Episode 37: How to collect a collection with Jessica Russell

Jessica Russel is a collector who is looking to the future. As Assistant Director of Technical Services – Collection Services for Sno-Isle Libraries, Russell oversees the process that makes 1.5 million books, magazines, DVDs,...

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