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InsiderOnline Blog: April 2014

To Do: Find Out If Accreditation Can Be Part of the Solution

Examine America’s system of college accreditation and how it may be changing in response to public unhappiness over soaring tuition and student debt. The Cato Institute will host a short conference on the future of accreditation at 10 a.m. on April 16.

Hear how lowering tax rates and simplifying the tax code will give us both more prosperity and more freedom. Gary Wolfram will speak at Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center at noon on April 15.

Find out what’s up with Iran. The Heritage Foundation will host a panel discussion on the latest developments in the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, as well as Iran’s human rights situation and Iranian support for terrorism. The discussion will begin at noon on April 16.

Learn if being uninsured is really risky or just a little risky. The John Locke Foundation will host a talk by Chris Conover, a research scholar at the Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research at Duke University. Conover’s talk will begin at noon on April 14.

Remember who said what brilliant thing at Resource Bank. To help you out, the crew has posted materials from the conference, including video of the plentary sessions.

• Get in on a summer seminar while you can. Students, if you are looking for something to do this summer, check out the seminars offered by these great groups: the Foundation for Economic Education; the Independent Institute, and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Hurry up, though. The application deadlines are nearly here.

Posted on 04/11/14 09:54 PM by Alex Adrianson

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