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On Forbes.com: Exploring University Impact on Metro Startup Hubs

02/03/14 How much do local research universities impact the high-tech startup activity in a metro area?

On Entrepreneur.com: Strong Founders are Self-Critical

02/26/14 Learn why entrepreneurs need to balance high self-confidence with genuine self-honesty.

On the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Understanding Philanthropy is Key to Better Policy Decisions

03/06/14 John Tyler, Kauffman Foundation general counsel, says that nonprofit leaders should share their experiences about what works in philanthropy.

In The New York Times: Behind the Scenes at 1 Million Cups, Where Startups Receive Advice, Connections and Caffeine

03/12/14 Reporting from San Diego, Columbia, Mo., Orlando, and Kansas City, this piece notes the rapid growth of the 1 Million Cups program.

On KCPT: Educator Profile | Hannah Lofthus, Kauffman School CEO

03/18/14 KCPT profiles the Ewing Marion Kauffman School's new CEO Hannah Lofthus who has helped build the school from the ground up.

On RollCall.com: Break Immigration Reform Gridlock

03/27/14 U.S. policymakers may want to approach immigration reform by focusing on economic growth as a strategy, say Dane Spangler and Jason Wiens in an op-ed posted on the Roll Call website.

In the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Teachers Deserve a Comprehensive Support System

04/03/14 In an editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dane Stangler, vice president of research and policy, and Aaron North, vice president of education, reveal issues behind Missouri's fractured educator retirement system.

In The Kansas City Star: Educator Pensions Impact Teacher Quality

04/11/14 What do teacher pension plans have to do with the quality of education? Michael Podgursky, a professor of economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia, explains.

NPR Looks at the Growing Number of Older Adult Entrepreneurs

04/02/14 National Public Radio's All Things Considered looks at the growing number of older adults turning to entrepreneurship.

On Forbes.com: Lessons from Founder Tweets

04/28/14 In this Forbes.com blog post, Kauffman researchers highlight insights gleaned from studying participants in the Kansas City 1 Million Cups entrepreneur program on Twitter.