When the NU football team served notice to the NLRB that they wanted to form a players union, the general reaction in the sports world was “Ha!” All that changed, however, when the NLRB hearing officer not only approved their petition, but wrote a strong and sweeping opinion to explain and support his ruling.
|By: Peterr Saturday April 5, 2014 9:00 am|
|By: Peterr Saturday January 18, 2014 9:15 am|
The headline isn’t mine, but it comes from one of my old college professors, Dale Mortensen, who won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics. I was fortunate enough to have studied under him for several years, and among other things, he instilled in me and my classmates a strong sense that behind all the statistics, all the equations, and and all the models are real people.
Dale died last week. I just wish that more folks in DC had had him as a professor, or would be willing to listen to the wisdom of his remarks in Sweden in 2011.
|By: Peterr Monday July 16, 2012 3:30 pm|
Since last November, when the Jerry Sandusky saga propelled Penn State into the headlines, I’ve wondered about Penn State’s former president, Graham Spanier. After reading the Freeh Report in its nauseating detail, I did more than wonder — I started digging for Spanier’s own words on what it means to be a university president.
What I found does not make for a pretty picture.
|By: kevinchi Friday October 28, 2011 7:50 am|
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will be giving a speech on income inequality at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Friday between 12:15 and 1:00 pm.
And several Chicago area Occupy groups will greet him.