Forum Futures 2008

Forum Futures 2008 is a compilation of summaries of the papers presented and discussed at the Forum’s 2007 Aspen Symposium. Papers address topics such as trends and risks shaping American higher education, science education in the 21st century, and capital structure and risk management. Scholars include Rep. Lee Hamilton, who considers higher education’s role in a post-Iraq America; Samantha Power on educating and inspiring students to actively engage foreign policy issues in our strife-ridden world; Paul Volcker, who expresses concern about the drain of American talent and creativity into financial engineering; Richard Freeman on educating Americans for tomorrow’s global workplace; and  Clayton Christensen, who urges the nation’s top institutions to completely rethink their model.