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Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
02.07.2015
Reliefwatch earns $100,000 vote of confidence from UChicago Innovation Fund
The University of Chicago Innovation Fund announced today that it is investing $100,000 in Reliefwatch , a startup currently incubating at the Chicago Innovation Exchange.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
01.07.2015
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
01.07.2015
Abington economist: Expanding overtime pay a win for workers, employers, economy
Lonnie Golden (right), professor of economics at Penn State Abington, thinks the new regulations expanding eligibility for overtime pay will benefit employers as well as employees and the economy as a whole.
Business/Economics - Pedagogy/Education Science
30.06.2015
User Expedition
The next time you sign on to Expedia to check out a hotel room, rest assured that Rebecca Shore (DC'06) has walked through the experience before you, working to make everything as easy and intuitive as possible.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
30.06.2015
The Greek financial crisis: an expert weighs in as deadline looms
Stock markets around the world watched on edge as Greece's five-year financial impasse took a perilous new turn this week.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
30.06.2015
Expanding overtime pay a win for workers, employers, economy
Lonnie Golden (right), professor of economics at Penn State Abington, thinks the new regulations expanding eligibility for overtime pay will benefit employers as well as employees and the economy as a whole.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
30.06.2015
LiquiGlide slides into consumer space
LiquiGlide slides into consumer space
The days of wasting condiments - and other products - that stick stubbornly to the sides of their bottles may be gone, thanks to MIT spinout LiquiGlide, which has licensed its nonstick coating to a major consumer-goods company.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
29.06.2015
Linda Babcock To Head Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Linda Babcock , whose research intersects economics and psychology, has been selected to head Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Social and Decision Sciences , effective July 1.
Business/Economics - Pedagogy/Education Science
29.06.2015
When Times Are Tough, Parents Favor Daughters over Sons
Study finds investment in female versus male offspring depends on perceptions of the economy In tough economic times, parents financially favor daughters over sons, according to researchers at the Carlson School of Management and Rutgers Business School.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
29.06.2015
Business/Economics
26.06.2015
Alumnus's throwable tactical camera gets commercial release
Alumnus’s throwable tactical camera gets commercial release
Unseen areas are troublesome for police and first responders: Rooms can harbor dangerous gunmen, while collapsed buildings can conceal survivors.
Business/Economics
25.06.2015
Courtyard Shops to host free children’s fair on Saturday, June 27
The Courtyard Shops at Hyde Park Shopping Center is hosting a free children's fair at 55th Street and Lake Park Avenue in Hyde Park on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Called
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
24.06.2015
Stanford economist finds lessons for U.S. from Japan’s lost decade
Takeo Hoshi 's research highlights how Japan's economic troubles in the 1990s and beyond can offer insights for U.S. and European leaders in the aftermath of the 2007-09 crisis.
Business/Economics
24.06.2015
New model calculates how air transport connects the world
Every time you've seen a plane take off or land at a hub airport, you've seen the world growing more connected, according to a new model developed by researchers at MIT.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
23.06.2015
Business/Economics - Agronomy/Food Science
23.06.2015
N.Y. food industry leaders consider workforce challenges
Warren Brown, director of the Program on Applied Demographics in the College of Human Ecology, speaks at "Meeting the Workforce Needs of the Food Processing Industry" June 22 in Syracuse.
Environmental Sciences - Business/Economics
23.06.2015
Energy efficiency upgrades cost double the projected benefits
Energy efficiency investments are widely popular because they are believed to deliver a double win: saving consumers money by reducing the amount of energy they use, while cutting climate-forcing greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful pollutants. But a new study by a team of economists finds residential energy efficiency investments may not deliver on all that they promise.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
23.06.2015
Grant to MIT’s Poverty Action Lab increases focus on working with governments
The Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives (ALJCI) has committed a substantial grant to the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
23.06.2015
Gillibrand bill targets training for N.Y. food industry workers
During a daylong gathering of academic, government and industry leaders June 22 at Syracuse's Onondaga Community College to address growing workforce demands on New York's expanding food and beverage manufacturing industry, U.S. Sen.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
22.06.2015
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
21.06.2015
Floating an Idea
Ask a bunch of kindergarteners if they're artists, and all of them will boom "YES!" Ask adults, though, and the story changes dramatically.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
19.06.2015
University of Minnesota's Center for Integrative Leadership to host 25 of Africa's brightest emerging leaders for six-week institute
University of Minnesota's Center for Integrative Leadership to host 25 of Africa's brightest emerging leaders for six-week institute The Center for Integrative Leadership, an initiative of
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
18.06.2015
Economist David Lam will lead U-M Institute for Social Research
ANN ARBOR-David Lam, one of the world's leading scholars in economic demography, is the new director of the University of Michigan's Institute of Social Research.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
18.06.2015
UW and Tsinghua University create groundbreaking partnership with launch of the Global Innovation Exchange
UW and Tsinghua University create groundbreaking partnership with launch of the Global Innovation Exchange
In pursuit of solutions to some of the biggest global challenges, two of the world's leading research universities, the University of Washington and Tsinghua University, are partnering to create the
Business/Economics - Environmental Sciences
17.06.2015
Business/Economics
17.06.2015
$100M gift names Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech
Onstage, from left, are New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Cornell Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Harrison '76, New York Lt.
Business/Economics - Life Sciences
16.06.2015
Stanford trustees approve budget plan, discuss wide range of topics
Trustees approved the university's 2015-16 budget plan, including a $5 million increase in undergraduate financial aid.
Business/Economics - Media Sciences/Political Sciences
16.06.2015
Businesses don't always get what they want, but try to get what they need
Hojnacki noted that when business interests back specific, more technical projects, such as funding for the Army's CH-47 helicopter, they draw little opposition and have a better chance at success.
Business/Economics - Literature/Linguistics
15.06.2015
Amy Brand named new director of the MIT Press
Amy Brand named new director of the MIT Press
The MIT Press has named Amy Brand PhD '89, an executive with a wide array of experience in academic publishing and , as its new director.
Business/Economics
12.06.2015
Stanford Board of Trustees acts on investment responsibility matters
During its meetings this week, the Stanford Board of Trustees took two separate actions related to the university's investment responsibility procedures.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Business/Economics
12.06.2015
CMU Featured During White House “Week of Making”
Responding to President Obama's 2014 call to action to create a "Nation of Makers,” Carnegie Mellon University has put Maker education at the heart of its strategies to enhance student experiences in creativity, technology, culture and entrepreneurship.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
11.06.2015
Flores-Macías studies Colombian security tax on country's elite
Gustavo Flores-Macias, professor of government, has studied the Colombian security tax, a levy on the economically elite that finances public safety.
Event - Business/Economics
11.06.2015
Experts Project Top 10 “What’s Hot in 3-D Printing Out of Metal”
By Daniel Tkacik / 412-268-1187 / dtkacik [a] andrew.cmu (p) edu In conjunction with the inaugural National Maker Faire and the White House Week of Making kicking off this week in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Mellon University experts have projected the top 10 things in 3-D metal printing.
Event - Business/Economics
11.06.2015
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
11.06.2015
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
11.06.2015
Founders are important but 'joiners' strengthen startups
Growing interest in the startup culture has focused attention on company founders who often take great risks to launch new ventures.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
10.06.2015
Scholar at Stanford debunks long-held beliefs about economic growth in ancient Greece
Scholar at Stanford debunks long-held beliefs about economic growth in ancient Greece
Using a pioneering digitization project that maps out details of life in the ancient world, classics Professor Josiah Ober links the democratic politics and surprisingly robust economy of classical Greek society.
Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
10.06.2015
Collaboration with Wisconsin plastics manufacturer yields industry and research advances
Through his work with Teel Plastics, which manufactures plastic profiles, pipes and tubing, Tim Osswald and his graduate students have solved sophisticated problems and developed a broader understanding of the plastics industry.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
10.06.2015
Private prisons keep inmates longer, without reducing future crime
The study of Mississippi prisons shows there may be a financial incentive for the operators of private prisons to maximize the number of days served for each prisoner - undermining the cost benefit that makes privatization attractive.
Business/Economics - Physics/Materials Science
09.06.2015
3 Questions: Economies as computers, products as information
Cesar Hidalgo, the Asahi Broadcasting Corporation Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab , has a PhD in statistical physics, but he's applied the tools of that disc
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
08.06.2015
Stanford's Cantor Arts Center acquires Edward Hopper painting
Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center acquires Edward Hopper painting
The Cantor Arts Center has announced the major new acquisition of a painting by Edward Hopper, New York Corner (Corner Saloon), 1913.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
08.06.2015
Key privacy doctrine needs updating due to technology, Stanford law professor says
Stanford scholar Robert Weisberg says it is time to match old law – the "third-party doctrine" – to today's technology.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
08.06.2015
Want to ace your dentistry or medical school application? Check out these startups from a new grad
Joel Meyerson takes education seriously – so seriously, in fact, that he's launched two startups from his experiences in U of T's Faculty of Dentistry to help others become dentists, too.
Business/Economics - Pedagogy/Education Science
08.06.2015
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
08.06.2015
UCLA receives $1 million from Revlon to fund breast cancer research
Revlon/Michael Simon/startraksphoto.com Halle Berry and Revlon CEO Lorenzo Delpani presented Dr. Dennis Slamon (left) with the gift, which will fund research on therapies and treatments for breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
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