This announcement from the University of Minnesota is one of the most innovative tech transfer policy advancements since the passage of Bayh-Dole. This initiative distinguishes the University of Minnesota among all peers and we believe that it will significantly advance the number and impact of relationships between industry and the University. We encourage you, our Read more

Testing Firm Faces Inquiry on Free Trips for Officials New York State’s attorney general is investigating whether the Pearson Foundation, the nonprofit arm of one of the nation’s largest educational publishers, acted improperly to influence state education officials by paying for overseas trips and other perks. (The New York Times) The consequences of expanding college access Read more

What Saint Paul College once billed as the nation’s oldest watchmaking program is closing down, the college’s president confirmed late yesterday afternoon. Rassoul Dastmozd did not elaborate, but wrote me an e-mail stating: “The Saint Paul College Watchmaking Program ended this month following decreases in enrollment and continued funding challenges.  All students who remained in Read more