1. Research Universities and the Future of America Webcast

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    from The National Academies / Added

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    American research universities are essential for U.S. prosperity and security, but the institutions are in danger of serious decline unless the federal government, states, and industry take action to ensure adequate, stable funding in the next decade, says a new report by the National Research Council. As trusted stewards of public funds, universities must also meet "bold goals" to contain costs, enhance productivity, and improve educational pathways to careers both within and beyond academia, the report says.

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    • Leading into the Future: A Tribute to USC President C. L. Max Nikias

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      from USC University Communications / Added

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      USC faculty, trustees, students and colleagues describe their impressions of the leadership strengths and personal qualities of University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias in this video shown on his inauguration day, Oct. 15, 2010. Executive producer: Holly Bridges, USC Executive producer: Vincent Arcaro, Dark Light Pictures

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