Washington Update - Jan 12, 2020

Billy Moore

Diplomacy prevailed last week as President Donald Trump and Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei chose to defuse their military confrontation, at least temporarily. Future tensions are almost certain to rise as Iraqis seek the departure of American troops from their country and the Iranian government unshackles its nuclear ambitions.

Student Protest

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.

Starbucks V3

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.