Books

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Learning at the Speed of Light
Two former senior IBM executives who came to The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in the early 1990s with a few ideas about higher education.

The Call of Nursing

The Call of Nursing
The twenty-three intimate self-portraits offer a rare glimpse into the lives of women and men committed to care and service.

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Protecting Our Future
Examines at the first 10 federal operational directives for securing U.S. business systems, and offers expert analysis on challenges and needs faced by each sector.

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Courageous Learning
Inspirational stories of adult learners, and a look at the institutions designed to meet the needs of working-age adults, that are overlooked by most institutions.

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Sanctuary of Illness
A powerful and personal inside tour of what happens when our arteries fail, reminding us that heart disease seldom affects just one heart.

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Cybersecurity in Our Digital Lives brings together cybersecurity experts to examine evolving operational needs in areas affecting our daily digital lives.

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The Language of Men
Anthony D’Aries transports us to the crossroads of gender and history, then leads us through the unsettling terrain that creates fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands.

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Shot
“…hands down, the most ‘relatable’ book about life with [T1] diabetes I’ve ever read.”
—Amy Tenderich, Diabetes Mine

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Saving Troy
A glimpse into the harsh realities of the firefighters and paramedics of Troy, a down-at-the-heels, rust-belt city in upstate New York.

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