Stanford University’s decision to stop investing in coal companies may help bolster the hundreds of student-led campaigns that have spread across college campuses in the past two years aimed at stopping climate change.
Stanford University President John Hennessy stands to gain a windfall from Qualcomm Inc.’s $3.2 billion purchase of Atheros Communications Inc. , adding to the tens of millions he’s amassed through ties to Silicon Valley.
Eli Lilly & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter said during a panel discussion in Washington that U.S. lawmakers should renew the research-and- development tax credit to make it easier for companies to compete globally. The Oct. 5 event, sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News in Washington, centered on ways to spur innovation.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Susan Hockfield said during a panel discussion in Washington that Congress must keep its pledge to let U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, or PTO, have control over all the fees it collects to promote innovation and spur job creation. The Oct. 5 event, sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News, centered on ways to spur innovation.
Five corporate executives and seven university leaders discussed with John Holdren, President Barack Obama’s science adviser, and David Kappos, head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, ways to boost the economy through promoting innovation during an Oct. 5 event in Washington sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News.
U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Virginia Republican, told a gathering of chief executive officers and university leaders that the U.S. must grant visas to skilled workers from overseas more quickly to halt an “exodus” of “foreign nationals in this country who come here” to attend universities “and then find it too difficult to stay here.” The Oct. 5 event at Bloomberg News’ Washington bureau was sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable.
In the 25 years Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University have run a joint campus in China, it’s never published an academic journal. When American student Brendon Stewart tried last year, he found out why.
For two decades, U.S. universities have raced to build campuses abroad to burnish their reputation and attract foreign students. Now, controversies and stumbles at high-profile projects have led some to reconsider expansion.