Interview with University of Washington President Michael Young

A conversation about pure research, online education, and the future of higher education with The Atlantic's Alexis Madrigal. 

On Thursday, Atlantic senior editor Alexis Madrigal talked with the president of the University of Washington, Michael K. Young, about the future of higher education. The full video is featured above, and you can see full coverage of the event here.

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Emma Green is the assistant managing editor of TheAtlantic.com, where she also writes about religion and culture.

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