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Our man in Vietnam

Despite having no word for entrepreneurism, government and higher education officials in Vietnam are banking on a surge of new enterprises to help create jobs for their fast-growing population. Colleges there are educating homegrown entrepreneurs and Alverno Business professor Dan Matre, pictured here with a Vietnamese student entrepreneurs club, is a part of it.
An old Vietnamese folk saying counsels that “fortune favors the brave.” But in a land ripe for entrepreneurism, surprisingly few Vietnamese are braving the challenges of starting a new business. “It’s a … Read More »

Talking It Out

For many years, Associate Dean Patricia Jensen has teamed with researchers at Case Western University to better understand “conversational learning” and its value to students. Here, she explains how this powerful learning concept will get a big boost thanks to the College’s exciting campus improvement project.
Should your economic views align more with conservative Milton Friedman or liberal John Maynard Keynes? Do you believe humans can simultaneously hold two opposing convictions, as the writings of Dickens, Twain and … Read More »