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Why America’s Historically Black Colleges Are Struggling March 30, 2015 |

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on how recessions impact the financial standing of historically black colleges and universities.

House Provision Offers Doctors More Protection Against Malpractice Suits March 30, 2015 | New York Times

Tom Baker of the Law School is quoted about a provision of a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would provide doctors with new protections against medical malpractice lawsuits.

Revolving Door of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year March 30, 2015 | National Public Radio

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about teacher retention and the costs associated with having a high teacher turnover.

The Puerto Rican Problem March 30, 2015 | New Yorker

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School is quoted about Puerto Rico once being known as an “attractive locale … for American companies to operate in.”

Audio: The Secret Recipe to Making Online Content Go Viral March 25, 2015 | “The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti,” CBC Radio

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School joins a discussion on what it means to go viral.