Peer Updates http://www.heinz.cmu.edu News Stories from H. John Heinz III College First-Ever Report Using Health Plans’ Claims Data from Nation’s Largest Private Insurers Shows Prices Are Driving Health Spending Growthhttp://www.heinz.cmu.edu/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=1525Rising prices for care were the chief driver of health care costs for privately insured Americans in 2010, according to the first report from the newly formed Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).2012-05-21T12:16:00Yahoo! Partners with CMU's iLab to Sponsor Speaker Serieshttp://www.heinz.cmu.edu/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=1521Yahoo! recently partnered with iLab, the CMU interdisciplinary research center led by Heinz College, to sponsor a speaker series at the University to foster communication and collaboration among leaders in industry and academia.2012-04-30T13:05:00Heinz College Students Win $1 Million Global Case Challengehttp://www.heinz.cmu.edu/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=1520A team of Master of Public Management students from Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III College recently won a $1 Million global case competition.2012-04-27T13:53:00Professor Daniel S. Nagin Heads NRC Report Committee, Cites Research Flawshttp://www.heinz.cmu.edu/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=1518Current research on the effect of capital punishment on homicide rates is not useful in determining whether the death penalty increases, decreases, or has no effect on these rates, says a new report from a National Research Council committee headed by Carnegie Mellon professor Daniel S. Nagin.2012-04-18T13:05:00MAM Cultural Exchange and Dual Degree Opportunities Help Foster International Arts Leadershttp://www.heinz.cmu.edu/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=1512The Master of Arts Management (MAM) program at Carnegie Mellon University’s H.John Heinz III College is known for helping shape arts managers equipped with the skills necessary to perform leadership positions in organizations throughout the arts and culture sector. In addition to management, analytic and technology coursework, the MAM program also provides students with cultural diplomacy opportunities through exchange partnerships with the University of Ludwigsburg in Germany and the University of Bologna in Italy.2012-03-29T13:30:00