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Washington Update - December 3, 2018

Billy Moore

The passing of former President George H.W. Bush, one of America's greatest statesmen who ended the Cold War peacefully, impacts the spirit and schedule of Washington. During the first part of the week, Washington will celebrate his legacy. The former President will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda from Monday to Wednesday, when most of government will close as a mark of respect.

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Higher Education Infographic

Blaine Bull

In the last 15 years, big-name universities have built extremely valuable brands and are seeing unprecedented growth. However, in the current era of increased scrutiny, higher education faces significant public risks.

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Expert Interview: Brands are Candidates

Mike Shannon

Between politics, culture and the public, we’ve entered a brand new public square. In this public square, “brands are candidates.” What does this mean? In our new expert interview series, Vianovo partner Mike Shannon explains how “brands are candidates” and shares more about the advice we give our clients on how to succeed in this new public square.

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How Starbucks Calmed a Brewing Crisis

Mike Shannon

Starbucks recently put on a crisis management clinic after a social media post showed two African-American men being arrested for no apparent reason at one of their Philadelphia stores on Thursday April 12. The coffee giant moved with incredible speed and took decisive action.

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