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Inspired by the International Conference: the Creation of the Latam Impact Program

Santiago Martinez is a Colombian student who attended Business Today’s 44th International Conference. He talks about how he drew inspiration from the International Conference to start his own venture: the Latam Impact Program.

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The Power of Music: Amplified Messages

Though today’s music festivals are not as politically-charged as their predecessors, they have the ability to democratize access to the music industry—and thus to a life-changing platform for social change—like never before.

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The Times, they are a'changin'

Americans have grown tired of watching commercials. But every year, on the first Sunday in February, perhaps paradoxically, millions of viewers turn on their TVs during the Super Bowl—sometimes, just to see the ads.

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Interview with Gary Knell, Chairman of National Geographic Partners

Gary E. Knell, Chairman of National Geographic Partners, speaks to National Geographic’s Free Solo win, his takeaways from leading legacy media companies, and the evolution of National Geographic’s legacy.

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Block by Block: How LEGO came to dominate its market

Despite the notoriety and recognizability of the LEGO brand, in the early 2000s the company was in a state of near-bankruptcy. How did it manage to turn around its business and emerge as one of the world’s leading toy companies?

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Climate Change's Effects on Migration in Central America

Immigration is one of the most controversial and highly debated issues in the US today. However, one factor that can be easily overlooked is the role that climate change has played in driving migration in Central America.

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The Digitalization of Farming with Dr. Mike Stern of the Climate Corporation

On April 23rd, 2019, Dr. Mike Stern, Head of the Climate Corporation, presented at Princeton University on the digital tools transforming the landscape of farming and the current challenges facing the agriculture industry.

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Interview with Allison Kopf, Founder and CEO of Agrilyst

Allison Kopf is the founder and CEO of Agrilyst, a software platform that aims to facilitate data-driven decision making by greenhouse and indoor farmers, thus improving the efficiency and profitability of the farms.

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Down the "Old Town Road" & Up the Billboard Charts

“Old Town Road” only briefly rose up the “Country” charts before it was silently removed from the category listings by Billboard after being deemed to not actually represent a country song.

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Will Student Loans Bring About the Next Financial Crisis?

These student loan asset-backed securities, otherwise known as SLABS, provide investors with cash flow when students make payments on the loan and interest. According to Forbes Magazine, the student loan debt currently figures at $1.52 trillion dollars, behind only mortgage debt.

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Views on Operation Varsity Blues from an Ivy League Student-Athlete

I completely relish my identity as an athlete, but I am a student first. That’s why the stories of parents and counselors photoshopping kids onto water polo players, football kickers, and rowers alike, and bribing coaches and athletics officials to have their “student-athletes” admitted to college leaves me feeling disgusted.

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Design Nation 2019: A Recap

On Friday, March 8th, Business Today held the 3rd iteration of Design Nation, an expenses-paid conference that explores the impact of design within career, business, and industry.

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Interconnectivity – the Power of Accumulating Communication Technologies

The revolutionary nature of today’s communication technologies stems directly from their joint utility. Accumulating compatible technologies is invaluable.

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