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Global perspectives from MSCI


March 1, 2014

The Value of Liberal Arts

Brian Casey, president of DePauw University, on fixing education and why universities may not be so pricey

Historic brick buildings and tree-lined walkways form the campus of DePauw University, a 2,300-student liberal arts college located about an hour west of Indianapolis, in Greencastle, Ind. At its helm since 2008, President Brian W. […] Read More

January 2, 2014

The Old and the New

Fighting fundamentalism; overcoming strengths that weaken; teaching yesterday’s ways

Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism by Karima Bennoune. W.W. Norton & Co., 2013. The pounding on her father’s door in Algiers led Karima Bennoune, then a human […] Read More

January 1, 2014

The EPA Agenda

An active year ahead for a contentious agency 

The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest administrator, Gina McCarthy, has six fractious months behind her, a widening mandate, a shrinking budget and staff, and the helm of an agency consistently criticized from one end of the […] Read More

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