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Bowie State's Origins; Race Reassignment; CubeSat Technology

Bowie State University Archives

Bowie State University in Prince George’s County, one of the oldest historically black universities in the country, is celebrating its 150th anniversary. We explore its origins as a one-room school house in Baltimore to its evolution into a university with close to 6,000 students – and talk to an alumna who is 106 years old.

Then, how do you write a character who was born one race, and then becomes another? Tom Hall speaks with author Jess Row, who examines race and identity in his novel, "Your Face in Mine."

Plus, we talk to UMBC physicist Vanderlei Martins about how a tiny satellite you could hold in your hands called a CubeSat is about to make us smarter about the weather by monitoring earth’s clouds from space.