Articles by Caroline McDonald

Protecting Students Abroad from Ebola

Protecting Students Abroad from Ebola

As Ebola spreads throughout West Africa, vigilance and contingency planning are critical.

 
To Insure or Not To Insure

To Insure or Not To Insure

Insurance expert Michael Levine discusses the implications of the Napa Valley earthquake.

 
Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Climate change risk could turn into an opportunity for the shipping industry.

 
Captive Use for Cyberrisk Low

Captive Use for Cyberrisk Low

Few organizations use their captive insurer to cover cyberrisks.

 
Wind Farms Run Afoul of Endangered Birds

Wind Farms Run Afoul of Endangered Birds

As wind turbine construction increases, so do threats to federally protected bird species.

 
New Crop Strategies Target Bee Scarcity

New Crop Strategies Target Bee Scarcity

Researchers are increasing their efforts to combat disappearing bee populations.

 
The Graduate’s Perspective

The Graduate’s Perspective

Risk management professionals discuss how their educational experience shaped their career.

 
Trends in Higher Education: Real World Lessons

Trends in Higher Education: Real World Lessons

By maximizing program relevance, schools are drawing in more students for a new class of risk managers.

 
Total Cost of Risk on the Rise in 2013

Total Cost of Risk on the Rise in 2013

Organizations paid more to cover their risks in 2013 than in previous years.

 
Beware of Lightning Season

Beware of Lightning Season

Summer is the peak season for lightning strikes, which cost insurers millions of dollars every year.

 
Turning up the Heat on Climate Change

Turning up the Heat on Climate Change

Teenage polar explorer Parker Liautaud discusses his first-hand research on climate change.

 
Steady As She Goes: 2014 Captive Domicile Review

Steady As She Goes: 2014 Captive Domicile Review

In our annual captive review, we examine the top trends influencing key domiciles.

 
Data Legislation Patchwork

Data Legislation Patchwork

Despite a number of recent high profile data breaches, efforts to establish national standards for data security have failed.

 
GM Faces Uphill Climb After Recall

GM Faces Uphill Climb After Recall

General Motors has been forced to reassess safety protocols as costs mount for its ignition switch recall.

 
Should TRIA Be Renewed?

Should TRIA Be Renewed?

The economic impact on federal spending if TRIA is allowed to expire.