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China/US Relations: The Most I...

Jan 5, 2019 by

By Tom Watkins – 40th Anniversary of China Opening Up to the World: Shenzhen, China. 2019-China kicks off a new year with many...

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Whining is Not a Strategy or a...

Dec 21, 2018 by

By Tom Watkins – China, like America, has human rights problems. I have touched on both our countries less-than-stellar human...

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A New Opportunity To Invest in...

Nov 30, 2018 by

By Tom Watkins – Michigan and America need an educational Sputnik wake up call. Quality education is not just an American or...

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China’s not waiting whil...

Nov 25, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – I read with interest the comments of Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe on education while sitting on a tarmac...

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Mental Health Care: Easier to ...

Nov 22, 2018 by

By Tom Watkins – I pulled over to watch as the wrecking ball knocked the building apart. On a cold, blustery November...

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America Is Playing Defense

Aug 31, 2018 by

Tom Watkins Photo Credit: Xinhua The relationship between the U.S. and China, the most important bilateral relationship in the world...

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C. Patrick Babcock passes away

Aug 6, 2018 by

Pat Babcock, Governor Milliken’s “Mr. Everything”  I am sadden by the news that a friend, mentor and a truly good man, C. Patrick...

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Stop Breaking China

Jul 15, 2018 by

The bilateral relationship between the US and China is the most important on the world stage today. Every major world issue – from...

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Education Flattens The World

Jun 19, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – China has become the largest source of foreign students studying in the U.S. The education market in China for...

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A Two-Way Bridge

May 19, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – The bilateral relationship between the U.S. and China is the most important on the world stage today. Every major...

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Spartan Shame

Apr 19, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – The continual train wreck at my alma mater, MSU (Michigan State University) is tragic, sad, pathetic and painful...

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Wayne State University Turns 1...

Mar 2, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – Like some fine wines, it seems that WSU only gets better with age.  Wayne State University (WSU) has been serving...

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Twenty-six plus nine, plus how...

Feb 15, 2018 by

Three years ago, I wrote a column for Dome magazine decrying an act of domestic terror – the mass murder of 26 children and staff...

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International Educational Lead...

Feb 12, 2018 by

Superintendent of multiple schools sites of a blended, project based American school(s) in Brazil. Be part of tomorrow’s education...

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Amazon Calling: An Educational...

Feb 9, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – In the 21st century, talent abides.  Those with talent – be they individuals, cities, regions, states and nations...

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A Man in Full

Jan 12, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – He came from humble beginnings. Still carries himself with pride and humility. Teacher, Supreme Court Justice,...

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From Black & White to Tec...

Nov 2, 2017 by

Tom Watkins – China may have been the North Korea of the last century. The U.S. had no diplomatic relationship with China and...

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Seeking Private Chinese School...

Oct 30, 2017 by

Seeking Private Chinese School Partner: To expand their educational offering to Chinese students in China with established US based...

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Leading the Way

Sep 29, 2017 by

Tom Watkins – Nothing is more important to our collective future than assuring our children, especially the children of...

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Amazon

Sep 22, 2017 by

Tom Watkins – Amazon has certainly stirred things up with news of its recent RFP (request for proposal) to build another U.S....

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