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The Daily's Hot Reads For Thursday: Schools Of Thought

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

The BOSTON GLOBE's Lo & Rutledge write, "As the leaders crafting Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games mull how the area's colleges and universities can contribute , they should think beyond stadiums, swimming pools and dorms and focus on academia's most valuable resource: ideas" ( BOSTON GLO...

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