News tagged with public institutions

Higher ed must lead climate change adaptations

Higher Education institutions play a key role and must be leaders in preparing society to adapt to the needs of a changing climate, according to a new report evaluating education, research, campus sustainability ...

Jun 06, 2013
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Student loan default rates jump

The number of borrowers defaulting on federal student loans has jumped sharply, the latest indication that rising college tuition costs, low graduation rates and poor job prospects are getting more and more ...

Sep 12, 2011
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The crisis of shareholder primacy

If we want to prevent the next financial crisis, a new model of corporate governance is needed to replace shareholder primacy in financial institutions. Gates Scholar Mike Marin explains why.

Mar 20, 2012
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Lawsuits pile up over Facebook flotation

Facebook and its underwriters came under broad legal attack Wednesday as lawyers and investors filed lawsuits over Facebook's controversy-marred initial public offering.

May 23, 2012
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