James E. Samels and JD Solomon

Bearcat Baseball: Where academics and teamwork come first

Future Shock columnist James E. Samels looks at a university whose core values—academic achievement, sportsmanship, fair play, and teamwork—form the adhesive that bonds intercollegiate baseball teammates and the momentum that propels them to new heights.

UB Op-ed: Transforming STEM into STEAM

Over the past six months, we have witnessed a series of STEAM grant research initiatives bringing together several foundations, nonprofit organizations and other funding...

UB op-ed: Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

For generations, the American public has been told by venerable think tanks like Brookings, Pew and other educational research foundations and professional associations that...

UB Op-ed: What’s behind institutional closings?

Thirty years ago, some of us predicted that mutual growth mergers would become a prominent megatrend in the higher education industry. Instead, we witnessed a...

The King’s University

Watching snow flurries on Christmas Eve and reflecting on the Year 2018, what comes to mind is the demographic and economic tsunami facing American...

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