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March 3, 2014
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CNN’s Zakaria explores the future of the American Dream

“A mood of anxiety seems to pervade American society today,” according to award-winning author and journalist Fareed Zakaria ’86.  “There is a sense in America that the future is not going to be like the past,“ he said. “So much … Continue reading

June 18, 2013
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Unraveling the Napo’s mystery

In the United States, rivers and their floodplains are well-documented and monitored. Ecuador’s largest river, however, remains largely mysterious. Research led by Michigan State University is helping the South American country unravel the Napo River’s mystique to better balance its … Continue reading

February 17, 2013
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Madeleine Albright Chats with Henry Paulson about Career, Foreign Policy

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told an audience at the University of Chicago that her worldview was shaped early in life, when she witnessed the impact the United States had during and immediately following World War II. Albright … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
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USGS-NOAA: Climate Change Impacts to U.S. Coasts Threaten Public Health, Safety and Economy

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities’ social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the … Continue reading

January 18, 2013
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Born to Lead? Leadership Can be an Inherited Trait, Study Finds

Genetic differences are significantly associated with the likelihood that people take on managerial responsibilities, according to new research from UCL (University College London). The study, published online in Leadership Quarterly, is the first to identify a specific DNA sequence associated … Continue reading

October 6, 2012
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Right to Science?

Workshop helps to define the human right to benefit from science Conscience. Expression. Property. Fair trial. Peaceful assembly. And science? Yes, says the University of Delaware’s Tom Powers, the international community has declared that there is an inalienable human right … Continue reading

September 5, 2012
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Witch Hunts Targeted by Grassroots Women’s Groups

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Witch hunts are common and sometimes deadly in the tea plantations of Jalpaiguri, India. But a surprising source – small groups of women who meet through a government loan program – has achieved some success in … Continue reading

May 23, 2012
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IBM CEO Study: Command & Control Meets Collaboration

CEOs embark on a new era of leadership as they embrace a more connected culture ARMONK, N.Y. – A new IBM study of more than 1,700 Chief Executive Officers from 64 countries and 18 industries worldwide reveals that CEOs are … Continue reading