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Toledo Blade: University of Toledo Commercialization Effort Faces Criticism

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Eugene Kim / Flickr As Gov. John Kasich and the Ohio Board of Regents push for Ohio colleges and universities to forge closer ties with businesses, the Toledo Blade reports on the $1,200-a-day college dropout who runs the school’s commercialization arm, and the university’s ties with his for-profit enterprises: While the University of Toledo slashed [...]

Ohio Board of Regents Want to Cash in on College Research Through Commercialization

The way the Ohio Board of Regents sees it, there’s a whole lot of research coming out of colleges and universities around the state that could be ”monetized,” but it’s not happening. Yet. Which is why the Board issued a report today encouraging commercialization at the state’s higher education institutions. Or, as the board itself put it using [...]

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