Controversy has followed the American Studies Association in the 10 months since it announced a boycott of Israeli academic institutions over human rights issues. This week, it officially denied claims that it is planning to discriminate against Israelis at its annual conference.
In a document published this week, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association offered the federal government 10 principles it says should drive decision-making on cybersecurity issues facing the financial industry. Among them—a new working that would allow federal agencies to coordinate with the financial sector.
In the wake of a disaster at an air traffic control facility, aviation pros worked together to ensure that planes still flew. The next challenge? Now they have to take that collaborative spirit and put it behind a series of bigger changes.
Last week Google announced significant changes to its search engine designed to discourage users from accessing websites that trade in pirated materials. The British Phonographic Industry, which has been the most active trade group in fighting online piracy, welcomed the changes.
For a notion to be truly original, there has to be a chance it won't even work, one association CEO says. Also: the role political polarization plays in the news we read.
After Spanish officials euthanized the pet dog of an Ebola-infected health worker, U.S. animal groups are urging officials and the public not to rush to the same conclusion.
Massachusetts Bar Association members have packed schedules, but they still want to give back to the community. So the organization created the Dial-A-Lawyer program to let them do just that.
A good association meeting isn't just fun and educational. It's the product of smart strategies that leaders can apply throughout an organization.
Facing withering criticism after partnering with R.J. Reynolds on an anti-tobacco effort, the National School Boards Association dropped the collaboration—just five days after announcing it.
With female videogame-industry figures increasingly finding themselves under attack online in the midst of a broader debate on journalistic culture, two industry trade groups have come out strongly against the volatile online attacks.