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  • Invest in the future with apprenticeships [Commentary]

    Invest in the future with apprenticeships [Commentary]
    Last month's enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), so long in the making, is a milestone. It makes important updates to our workforce training system and demonstrates national support for the expanded use of sector strategies...
  • About Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, president, Miami Dade College

    About Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, president, Miami Dade College
    Dr. Eduardo Padrón is the President of Miami Dade College, a national model of student achievement and the largest institution of higher education in America. In 2009, Time magazine included him among the "10 Best College Presidents" in the United States;...
  • A new front in the TV wars

    The big television networks have faced all number of challenges in recent years. But they could be done in by something called Aereo. Most people probably haven't heard of Aereo, which has been rolling out its video service for just over a year and...
  • Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins

    When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives. Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
  • Salaries for college athletes not on Ramogi Huma's agenda

    The group behind the effort to unionize Northwestern athletes isn’t interested in advocating for salaries for them. In a forum at the Aspen Institute in Washington on Thursday, College Athletes Players Assn. President Ramogi Huma refuted the notion...
  • Conference kicks off Kerry's plan to boost Palestinian economy

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague. A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
  • Why 9/11 can happen again

     Why 9/11 can happen again
    In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...
  • Abu Dhabi Boosts Hollywood Connections

    Abu Dhabi's twofour54, already picked by Disney to line-produce the United Arab Emirates portion of the "Star Wars: Episode VII" shoot, along with regional content creator Image Nation, are pushing on several fronts to gain Hollywood business and create a...
  • California Rep. George Miller, a D.C. insider who's bowing out

     California Rep. George Miller, a D.C. insider who's bowing out
    The month that a TV game show called "Wheel of Fortune" made its debut, a 29-year-old Californian named George Miller was taking his new seat in Congress. Both the show and the congressman are still around, but Miller has decided that he's taken his final...
  • Hinsdale's first female president remembered for dedication to children, lifelong learning

    Hinsdale's first female president remembered for dedication to children, lifelong learning
    Joyce Skoog, the village of Hinsdale's first and only female village president, is remembered for her commitment to community, for providing leadership during a time of transition and for putting family first. Before serving as village president from...
  • About David Armstrong

    About David Armstrong
    J. David Armstrong, Jr. brings more than 25 years of experience as a state and national leader in higher education and economic development to his presidency at Broward College. He leads one of the largest and most diverse colleges in America, enrolling...