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Professionally Engaged, Globally Prepared: How My Business School Prepared Me for Success

A TROY alumna explains how the Sorrell College of Business prepared her for a successful career.

A TROY alumna explains how the Sorrell College of Business prepared her for a successful career.

Thanks to recent media, it’s no longer such a bad thing to be a geek. Shows like Stranger Things, billionaires like Bill Gates, and production companies like Marvel Studios are making “geeks” cool again. And so is my alma mater, Troy University.

The Sorrell College of Business’s GEEKS program was created to better engage students…

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Anti-vaccination attitudes reflect decline in trust of government

Vaccination debate shows mistrust of government some say. (USAF/Airman 1st Class Alexxis Mercer)

Vaccination debate shows mistrust of government some say. (USAF/Airman 1st Class Alexxis Mercer)

Vaccines, Reason, and Freedom

The current measles outbreak has brought new criticism of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children over vaccine safety concerns. Measles was declared to be eradicated in the U.S. in 2000, and yet this year 550 cases have occurred through the second week of April. Anti-vaccination attitudes, I think, reflect a…

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‘329’ offers expanded clothing for students

An expanded '329' Clothes Closet opens in Bibb Graves

An expanded '329' Clothes Closet opens in Bibb Graves

Troy University students have access to a wider array of low-cost, gently worn professional clothing thanks to “329.”

The Career Services office, which opened a “Clothes Closet” in March, was able to expand its offerings and space, thanks to a partnership with the Sorrell College of Business.

“Dean Edwards was able to make Bibb…

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Is Facebook Really Like Ma Bell?

Social media giants may meet the popular definition of 'monopoly.' (photo/Wikimedia Commons)

Social media giants may meet the popular definition of 'monopoly.' (photo/Wikimedia Commons)

Some commentators and politicians have proposed regulating Facebook, Twitter, and Google as public utilities.  To make sense of this proposal, let’s consider the economic role of public utilities.

Today’s social media giants might meet the popular definition of monopoly, namely having a very large market share. Economists, however, use a much stricter definition, and public utility…

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