Ingram's Magazine: February 2018

Icons of Education 2018

The 19th-century French economist Frederic Bastiat is perhaps best-known for his treatise encouraging policy makers to understand the differences between “that which is seen, and that which is not seen.” Two centuries later, his is guidance that proves quite useful…more

Heroes in Healthcare 2018

Somewhere along the way, through the advent of mass-marketed newspapers and magazines to weekly news-reel highlights to the digital age, the word “hero,” began to shed some of its meaning, broadly understood. Yes, as the folks at Merriam-Webster point out,…more

Associations May See Opportunity in New Health Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor released its proposed rules for association health plans in January. The rules could reshape how we think about association-based health insurance and open the door to association-based coverage that crosses trade or industry lines.  If…more

Getting the Most Out of Your Health-Care Benefits

For many, new health plan benefits began in January, so now is a great time to review your coverage in order to get the most out of your plan, stay healthier and even help save money in 2018.  People can…more


Remaking the Makers

Headlines, by their nature, are often rooted in developments that most of us might not consider good things. So a pair of them that emerged in recent weeks, regarding a couple of high-profile names on the regional manufacturing scene, might…more

Trouble on the Farm

The current reality of American agriculture is that this nation doesn’t have enough young farmers. And the ones it does have, just like their older peers, are challenged by a four-year slump in commodity prices, high capital costs for mach-inery…more

No Place Like Home . . .

Universities compete for students on a lot of levels, from curriculum to research interests to distinguished faculty and social-life options. But one aspect that rarely seems to shed its competitive zeal is student housing.  That’s a good thing for students…more