The University of Texas at Austin has received a $50M grant from the Moody Foundation to establish the Moody College of Communications, which is the largest endowment received by any U.S. public college for the study of communications.
Democrats knock Ted Cruz but there’s no doubt they could use a bolt of energy to ignite supporters around themes of social justice, jobs and economic security for Americans who have been squeezed by the Great Recession and near financial collapse.
Now that JPMorgan Chase is on the verge of reaching a $13 billion civil settlement over the bank’s questionable mortgage practices leading up to the financial crisis, the time has come for CEO Jamie Dimon to relinquish his role as chairman.
The death on Oct. 17 of Lawrence Foster, 88, former VP-PR of Johnson & Johnson, has touched off a slew of false references to how J&J reacted in the wake of seven people dying in 1982 after taking poisoned Tylenol Extra Strength capsules.
Ruth Edelman, who helped her husband, Dan, build the Edelman PR empire from a small Chicago start-up firm, died Oct. 20 in Chicago, following an eight-month battle with acute myloid leukemia. She was 84.
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