"We need to remember that higher education is about more than teaching students; it's about developing ideas," the former president of Harvard University explains, outlining how science and technology could transform colleges and universities in the years to come. From the Aspen Ideas Festival, Summers also points out flaws in the system -- "in higher education, we take too few risks, and we are overly concerned with maintaining tradition."
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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the former executive producer and general manager of Atlantic Studios at The Atlantic.