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A freshman class is more than the sum of its parts. Here's how a seasoned admissions director views the task of building a diverse and successful college cohort.

April 5, 2013
Joann C. McKenna

The news is full of stories about the hacking into large companies: Burger King, Jeep, The New York Times, and even supposedly adept tech companies such as Apple, Twitter, Facebook, and Microsoft. Unfortunately, hacking isn’t just for the big boys — small businesses are facing an unprecedented threat of cyberattacks.

April 3, 2013
Steven J. J. Weisman

When it comes to malaria intervention, sometimes I feel like I’m watching a train heading over a cliff in slow motion. If you get your malaria news from the media, this might surprise you.

March 28, 2013
Tony Kiszewski

Midway through a successful career, here is what I wished I'd known about getting prepared to operate in the corporate world.

March 26, 2013
Debbie Millin

Mohammed Yunis came up with a good idea: Give small loans to people who don’t have access to capital. A high percentage of the world’s population lives at a subsistence level. They spend all they make on food, and have none left for an “investment” that might make their microbusiness more profitable. If you could buy more bananas in the first place, your profit would be higher.

March 21, 2013
Diane Kellogg

What should be the role of the liberal arts in business education? As we witness huge increases in the cost of formal education, every student has a right to ask what the best use of their time and investment in higher education should be. As educators, we owe it to them to justify the mix of professional training and personal enrichment we offer them.

March 19, 2013
Barry Camson

New technologies have always produced unintended consequences. But user experience (UX) designers and engineers face a number of new ethical challenges today with the rise of technology and our interaction and dependence on it.

March 13, 2013
Bill Gribbons