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Engines of innovation : the entrepreneurial university in the twenty-first century / Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein.

By: Thorp, H. Holden, 1964-.
Contributor(s): Goldstein, Buck.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c.2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiv, 178 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781469609843.Subject(s): Community and college -- United States | Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States | Business and education -- United States | Entrepreneurship -- United States | | Business, Business Administration June2015Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 378.103 Summary: Thorp and Goldstein make the case for the pivotal role of research universities as agents of societal change. They argue that universities must use their vast intellectual and financial resources to confront global challenges such as climate change, extreme poverty, childhood diseases, and an impending worldwide shortage of clean water. They provide not only an urgent call to action but also a practical guide for our nation's leading institutions to make the most of the opportunities available to be major players in solving the world's biggest problems.
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"With a new preface and chapter by the authors."

Index : p.171-178.

Bibliography : p. 163-168.

Thorp and Goldstein make the case for the pivotal role of research universities as agents of societal change. They argue that universities must use their vast intellectual and financial resources to confront global challenges such as climate change, extreme poverty, childhood diseases, and an impending worldwide shortage of clean water. They provide not only an urgent call to action but also a practical guide for our nation's leading institutions to make the most of the opportunities available to be major players in solving the world's biggest problems.

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