The First Public Benefit Corporation Is . . . A For-Profit College?

By on February 10, 2017 in FAST COMPANY

FAST COMPANY / FEBRUARY 2, 2017 On February 1, Douglas Becker made history when he rang the opening bell of the Nasdaq. His company, Laureate Education, Inc.–the world’s largest for-profit college network, with more than 1 million students enrolled at over 200 campuses in 28 countries–had just launched an initial public offering. IPO filings happen every […]

KENYANS FEARFUL, DEFIANT AS NAIROBI MALL ATTACK APPEARS TO WIND DOWN

By on September 24, 2013 in TIME

Time / September 24, 2013 As the standoff at an upscale Nairobi mall between Islamist terrorists and the Kenyan security forces appears to come to a close, the people of the city are trying to make sense of what has happened and are adjusting to a new sense of insecurity. At Junction, a shopping center […]

DAY FOUR OF ATTACK ON WESTGATE MALL, AND THE FIGHTING CONTINUES

By on September 24, 2013 in QUARTZ

quartz / September 24, 2013 NAIROBI—The front page of The Standard, a Nairobi newspaper, today read “The Final Assault.” For Kenyans that assault, bringing an end to ordeal at the Westgate mall that began on Saturday (Sept. 21), cannot come too soon. But it seems to be more of a slow, methodical process than a flash-bang operation. […]

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