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EXTRA: Not A Wet Eye In The House: But Much More Work To Do

EXTRA: Not A Wet Eye In The House: But Much More Work To Do By Leonard Zwelling This is not a happy day for MD Anderson despite what some might think. The premature resignation of a president is not a time for celebration. It means that things have really gone terribly wrong and this borders ...

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DuBois: A Shoo-In; Clinton: A Shoo-In—Not So Fast

DuBois: A Shoo-In; Clinton: A Shoo-In—Not So Fast By Leonard Zwelling When Dr. Kripke retired in 2007, it was generally acknowledged that her replacement, now no longer just the Chief Academic Officer, but officially a Mendelsohn-named Provost, would follow in Dr. Mendelsohn’s footsteps to the presidential suite. Sooner than anyone imagined, the Mendelsohn Presidency was ...

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How The UT Land Deal In Houston Affected MD Anderson

How The UT Land Deal In Houston Affected MD Anderson By Leonard Zwelling http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/UT-System-halts-Houston-expansion-after-mounting-10970480.php http://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/Burned-orange-10977202.php Chancellor Admiral McRaven is a ramrod straight shooter. I have had the pleasure of meeting him and knew that I was in the presence of a thoughtful warrior when I was in his office. Of course the magazine covers of ...

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Was DePinho Inevitable?

Was DePinho Inevitable? By Leonard Zwelling It is by now a consensus that the hiring of Dr. DePinho was a huge error on the part of the University of Texas Board of Regents. The Regents never like to admit error, but the latest audits and the Chancellor’s maneuvers to protect the institution from any further ...

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Fontaine: John’s Bannon, Ron’s Bannon

Fontaine: John’s Bannon, Ron’s Bannon By Leonard Zwelling When Dan Fontaine and I were still friends and colleagues (yes, I will admit to it), he told me two important facts. Both are looming large in my mind now. The first fact is that he wanted to retire at age 58. Dan graduated from the University ...

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