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Thiago Reis and WAY American S...

May 11, 2019 by

We are really happy to have caught up with Thiago Reis the Executive Director WAY American School in Brazil. While many are talking...

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Community Colleges: Part Of Th...

Apr 26, 2019 by

By Tom Watkins – If community colleges did not exist, there would be a mad rush to create them. Collectively, community...

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Service needs to be resurrecte...

Mar 28, 2019 by

By Tom Watkins – Many of you know his strong, bright, capable, no nonsense, integrity filled daughter, Wayne County Prosecutor,...

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One Hundred Years of China Sta...

Mar 7, 2019 by

Tom Watkins – The May 4th Movement occupies an important place in China’s history: a marker of China’s setting the stage...

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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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