The Price is Right?

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photoHarvard Medical School is considering loosening regulations regarding financial ties between faculty research and drug companies. It's the latest example of a deepening relationship between industry and academic institutions.

Logos from sports companies like Nike and Reebok are front and center on team uniforms. High Tech corridors around the country are mini university campuses.

Former Harvard President Derek Bok warns such ventures are undermining core academic values.


Katherine Mangan, national correspondent, Chronicle of Higher Education

Derek Bok, former President of Harvard University, author of the new book "Universities in the Marketplace"

Larry Gilbert, Director of Technology Transfer department at California Institute of Technology

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst

This program aired on June 9, 2003.


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