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February 22, 2021

On Words: Being More ‘Human’ in a Digital World

Abstract heart illustration with rainbow colored veins entering and exiting. One of the veins on each side has the word "human" flowing through it.

By Alex Hernandez

My favorite machines growing up were R2-D2 and the Terminator. In “Star Wars,” R2-D2 serves as Luke Skywalker’s copilot, helping the hero adventure through the galaxy. Looking at the future through the R2 lens, intelligent technology amplifies what humans can accomplish.

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February 4, 2021

The Promise of Dual-Mission Colleges

4 paper aeroplanes in an upward trajectory. One deviates from the straight path and swerves to the right.

By Jamie Merisotis and Carrie Besnette Hauser

The institutions, which mix certificate, two-year and four-year programs, offer a novel approach in a postsecondary ecosystem that needs to adapt, write Jamie Merisotis and Carrie Besnette Hauser.

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January 26, 2021

A Q&A With Jaime Merisotis, President and CEO, Lumina Foundation

Jamie Merisotis, smiling in a suitcoat.

By PhilanTopic

Q: Since March, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs, bringing the United States’ unemployment rate to its highest point since the Great Depression. The near-term pain is obvious, but how will this seismic economic event influence the workforce a generation from now?

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