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Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
27.04.2015
Abington professor challenges value of irregular work schedules
ABINGTON, Pa. A new study written by Penn State Abington economics professor Lonnie Golden criticizes a business practice that commonly affects millions of American workers who earn the least.
Business/Economics - Media Sciences/Political Sciences
27.04.2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits MIT
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits MIT
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan visited MIT Monday morning as part of his weeklong trip to the U.S., participating in a roundtable discussion of innovation strategies during his stop at the Institute.
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
27.04.2015
Present, past leaders look to higher education's future
Present, past leaders look to higher education's future
Nearly four collective decades of the Cornell presidency took the Bailey Hall stage during Charter Day Weekend to offer insights on some of the most pressing issues in the future of higher education
Business/Economics
26.04.2015
Global finance experts ponder safety of financial system
Global finance experts ponder safety of financial system
An all-alumni panel comprising banking, finance and financial policy experts spent Sunday morning of Charter Day Weekend unpacking the complexities of U.S. financial regulatory reform since the Great Recession of 2007-08.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
26.04.2015
Panelists address Cornell's role in reducing poverty
Panelists address Cornell's role in reducing poverty
Six alumni and faculty offered an overview of Cornell's contributions to poverty and development economics in a Charter Day Weekend panel April 25 on campus.
Earth Sciences - Business/Economics
26.04.2015
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
26.04.2015
Panelists address Cornell's role in reducing poverty
Panelists address Cornell’s role in reducing poverty
Six alumni and faculty offered an overview of Cornell's contributions to poverty and development economics in a Charter Day Weekend panel April 25 on campus.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
24.04.2015
Business/Economics - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
24.04.2015
Does Rust Belt manufacturing have a future?
FACULTY Q&A Bill Lovejoy William Lovejoy, professor of technology and operations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, shared his thoughts about manufacturing's future on
Business/Economics
24.04.2015
Business will implement new phosphorus recycling process in Midwest
A University of Wisconsin-Madison startup is helping Midwest cities remove pollutants from wastewater through a new process that will benefit local farmers, too.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
23.04.2015
Stanford expert offers advice for international travelers
Stanford expert offers advice for international travelers
Jeffery Hawthorne, international manager in the Office of Risk Management, advises travelers to research the countries they are planning to visit to make sure they have the appropriate documents and immunizations.
Business/Economics - Environmental Sciences
23.04.2015
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
23.04.2015
Sending money back home: Can it be improved?
ANN ARBOR-Millions of people work abroad as maids, construction workers and other low-wage laborers.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
23.04.2015
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
22.04.2015
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
22.04.2015
International experts analyze impacts of Ethiopian dam
International experts analyze impacts of Ethiopian dam
According to present plans, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) - now under construction across the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia - will be the largest hydroelectric dam in Africa, and one of the 12 largest in the world.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
21.04.2015
Survey results link role of principal investigators to lab safety
UCLA researchers say findings highlight importance of actively mentoring students on accident and injury prevention Phil Hampton Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in academic research laboratories say that they witness and experience fewer accidents and injuries when the lab's lead faculty member or supervisor is actively engaged in safety programs, according to a UCLA study.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
21.04.2015
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
20.04.2015
Report of the President: Academic Council Professoriate appointments
The following Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on January 27, February 10, February 24, and March 10, 2015, and were approved by President John Hennessy.
Business/Economics - Life Sciences
20.04.2015
Psychology - Business/Economics
17.04.2015
Leaders who can read the crowd do better
ANN ARBOR-Performers call it "reading the crowd" or "sizing up the audience." However you put it, new research from University of Michigan professor Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks shows this skill, which he calls emotional aperture, isn't just important for performers. It can define your success as a business leader.
Business/Economics
16.04.2015
Patent office director offers views on intellectual property, diversity
Kevin Ponto (center), assistant professor of design studies and faculty in the Living Environments Lab, and Ross Tredinnick (right), systems programmer, demonstrate the six-sided virtual reality CAVE space to Michelle K. Lee as she tours the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
16.04.2015
Carl Gulbrandsen to retire from WARF in 2016
"Joining WARF and serving the university is the best professional decision I ever made," says Carl Gulbrandsen.
Business/Economics
16.04.2015
More Money, Same Bankruptcy Risk
In general, our financial lives follow a pattern of spending and saving described by a time-honored model that economists call the life-cycle hypothesis. Most people begin their younger years strapped for cash, earning little money while also investing heavily in skills and education. As the years go by, career advances result in higher income, which can be used to pay off debts incurred early on and to save for retirement.
Business/Economics - Event
15.04.2015
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
15.04.2015
Game-changing work with the NBA and more from one of world's top ten computer science departments
What do the Toronto Raptors and mobile advertising have in common? You can find the answer at department of computer science's Research in Action showcase, April 15.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.04.2015
Patent office director visits for discussion about innovation and opportunity
Michelle K. Lee is the first woman to serve as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and is working to encourage more women to enter science and technology fields.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
13.04.2015
Political disruptions generated economic collapses in post-communist states, Stanford scholar says
New Stanford research on socialist countries' transitions to market systems in the 1990s found that the longer the decline of that country's communist system before regime change and the greater the
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
13.04.2015
Environmental Sciences - Business/Economics
10.04.2015
MIT hosts debate on pros and cons of fossil-fuel divestment
On Thursday, MIT held an event that Maria Zuber, vice president for research, described in welcoming remarks as likely "a first-of-its-kind occurrence: a serious, campus-wide debate on the pros and c
Business/Economics - Psychology
09.04.2015
The stranger within: Connecting with our future selves
iStock A UCLA social psychologist has found that we think of future selves as different people, which could explain why many of us don't save enough for retirement.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
08.04.2015
Exploring the dark side of Bitcoin
Bitcoin, a peer-to peer online payment system that was conceived in 2008, has experienced considerable growth in popularity and increasingly has been adopted as a viable payment scheme in mainstream electronic commerce.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
08.04.2015
Drawing upon the senses leads to good wine memories
Thinking in pictures and shapes - rather than mere words - will lead to improved consumer sensory memories about wine, said Kathryn LaTour, associate professor of services marketing in the School of
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
08.04.2015
Captioning at scale
In 2008, four students at the MIT Sloan School of Management developed a system for captioning online video that was far more efficient than traditional methods, which involve pausing a video frequently to write text and mark time codes.
Environmental Sciences - Business/Economics
08.04.2015
On the Road, Penn Senior Examines Cases of Environmental-Economic Conflict
On the Road, Penn Senior Examines Cases of Environmental-Economic Conflict
By Julie McWilliams Aspiring journalist Brennan Cusack set off on a solo cross-country trek last summer to get an insider's look and to research four instances where environmental and economic interests were at odds.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
07.04.2015
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.04.2015
Taking action in Africa
Taking center stage at an MIT conference on Saturday were numerous startups, big-name firms, and academic labs that are using new technologies, and innovative business models, to impact Africa's financial, health care, and mobile sectors.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
06.04.2015
Cornell to offer two classes with Congolese university
Cornell to offer two classes with Congolese university
Cornell University will form a partnership with the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Eben-Ezer University of Minembwe to offer two courses beginning this fall - one on building peace in conflicted regions and the other on understanding disease patterns in sub-Saharan Africa.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
06.04.2015
Business/Economics
06.04.2015
Samuel Kortum named the James Burrows Moffatt Professor of Economics
Samuel S. Kortum, newly named as the James Burrows Moffatt Professor of Economics, focuses his research on international economics, industrial organization, and macroeconomics.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
03.04.2015
U-M economist: Collecting Social Security
FACULTY Q&A About 10,000 Americans retire every day, putting increasing pressure on the solvency of Social Security.
Media Sciences/Political Sciences - Business/Economics
02.04.2015
Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College To Create New Institute for Politics and Strategy
By Shilo Rea / 412-268-6094 / shilo [a] cmu (p) edu Carnegie Mellon University's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences will open a new Institute for Politics and Strategy (IPS), effective July 1.
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