Conor Hails, head of the University of Pennsylvania’s Sigma Chi chapter, was in a Philadelphia hotel ballroom last month for a Barclays Plc recruiting reception. A friend pointed out a banker from their fraternity. Hails, 20, approached with a secret handshake.
Actor and film producer Mark Wahlberg discusses completing his high school degree, the juvenile justice system, and the importance of role models. On the roundtable, "Edushyster" blogger Jennifer Berkshire, a freelance journalist and contributing writer to "The Chronicle of Philanthropy," and author Andrea Gabor, a professor at Baruch College and a Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism judge for applicants to the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship Program in Business and Economics, discuss turnaround schools, teacher support, leadership and some "unintended consequences" of education reform. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Rules governing U.S. equities trading should be pared back because regulations have made the market vulnerable to breakdowns, according to a senior executive at the company poised to buy the New York Stock Exchange.
Joseph Lhota celebrated his victory in New York’s Republican mayoral primary with a 17-minute speech in a packed Manhattan ballroom. He said his dad was a city cop and his mother worked so her kids could attend parochial school.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer fought off Eliot Spitzer in the Democratic primary for New York City comptroller, halting the former governor’s attempted comeback from a prostitution scandal.