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Mathematics - Business/Economics
24.05.2015
Business/Economics
21.05.2015
Emoticons may signal better customer service ; )
"The emoticon is even more powerful than the picture, though classic research would say that the richer the modality - for instance, pictures and videos - the higher the social presence," said S. Shyam Sundar, Distinguished Professor of and co-director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
21.05.2015
Scholar creates center where faculty can explore global impact of digital technology
Andres Cuervo UCLA's Ramesh Srinivasan, a scholar of media and culture, has created a center to link UC experts who are interested in examining the role that digital technology plays in the lives of people all over the world and exploring how these tools can serve them.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
21.05.2015
UC San Diego Health System Names Jacobs Medical Center Pavilion in Honor of Evelyn and Ernest Rady
Pavilion for Women and Infants named in recognition of the Radys' $12 million gift "My father was an OB/GYN," said Ernest Rady, one of San Diego's most prominent philanthropists and business leaders.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
20.05.2015
Bitcoin and beyond
New exchange systems that are challenging conventional currencies include timebanking, local currencies, and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
Agronomy/Food Science - Business/Economics
20.05.2015
Business/Economics - Environmental Sciences
20.05.2015
Q&A: Deval Patrick on innovation and growth
Q&A: Deval Patrick on innovation and growth
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, who completed two terms in office in January, has spent part of his time since then as the inaugural visiting innovation fellow at MIT's Innovation Initiative.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
19.05.2015
Small Changes, Big Savings
Changing the size of vaccine vials can significantly decrease the cost of vaccine distribution, helping to leverage limited funding in low-income nations and the entire world, according to a new study.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
19.05.2015
Stanford professor developing water usage model that could help California
Stanford economist Frank Wolak is creating a customer-level water demand model that can be used to design tiered water rate schedules in drought-ridden California.
Business/Economics - Life Sciences
19.05.2015
Production of broccoli on East Coast proves viable
Picked by hand on West Coast farms, chilled to 32 degrees within five hours and packed on ice for a road trip east, broccoli is a finicky crop to provide fresh to East Coast consumers. A recent study from the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics shows that new regional production of broccoli in the eastern United States - as a supplement to the West Coast supply - is not only economically viable, it would have no negative affect on the prices consumers pay.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
19.05.2015
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
19.05.2015
Holding financial advisers accountable
Holding financial advisers accountable
FACULTY Q&A Dana Muir, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Business Law at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and a noted pensions and retirement funds expert, sheds light
Business/Economics
18.05.2015
Extension analysis: Economic impact of avian flu at nearly $310 million as of May 11
Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from University of Minnesota Extension.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
15.05.2015
UCLA faculty voice: Neuroscience helps explain American households’ $12 trillion debt
Psychiatrist Peter Whybrow on how consumerist culture has warped Americans' brains into reckless spending Peter Whybrow Dr. Peter Whybrow is director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscien
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
15.05.2015
Impact players
Opportunities abound for entrepreneurs in socially beneficial fields like clean technology and health care - but new financing methods may be needed to realize their potential, according to scholars
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
14.05.2015
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
14.05.2015
Agronomy/Food Science - Business/Economics
14.05.2015
Book details how biofuel policies affect food prices
Since their inception in 2006, biofuel policies have created turmoil in the world grains and oilseeds markets and made a more profound impact on society than any other topic in food policy and agricultural economics, according to a new book.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
14.05.2015
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
14.05.2015
Survey finds UW-Madison alumni starting companies across the state
Matt Shinners (left), BA political science and economics '87, president of Antigo Construction; George Shinners (center), BS psychology '61, MS industrial relations '64, CEO of Antigo Construction; a
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
12.05.2015
Ross MBAs design Miami Dolphins University
Ross MBAs design Miami Dolphins University
MIAMI-Six MBA students from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business came up with a playbook for the Miami Dolphins-a program to help players with their post-career game plans.
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
12.05.2015
Self-Promotion Often Backfires
Bragging to coworkers about a recent promotion, or posting a photo of your brand new car on Facebook, may seem like harmless ways to share good news.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
12.05.2015
Are those jerks at work dragging you down?
ANN ARBOR-Sometimes co-workers can enliven your day and even inspire, while others...well, some can be downright soul-crushing. According to new research at the University of Michigan, those jerks at work do more than make you feel bad-they drag down the job performance of people who interact with them.
Business/Economics - Literature/Linguistics
12.05.2015
Chicago chosen as future home of Obama Presidential Center
The Barack Obama Foundation has announced that Chicago will be the home of the Barack Obama Presidential Center, and the University of Chicago is excited to collaborate with the Foundation on this transformative effort.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
11.05.2015
Exploring solutions to India’s sanitation crisis
With a population topping 1.2 billion, India is the world's most populous democracy and home to a sixth of Earth's inhabitants.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
11.05.2015
Half of Canadians don't have enough savings
Canadians' incomes may be rising, but their wealth is not. "The story of wealth in Canada has been one of a long, slow march toward a two-tier system when it comes to household savings and wealth," says Prof. David Rothwell from McGill's School of Social Work.
Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
11.05.2015
Jennifer Lewis named one of 2015’s Most Creative People in Business
Fast Company magazine's annual list recognizes individuals who exemplify creativity across the business landscape - Materials scientist and 3D printing pioneer Jennifer Lewis,  Hansjörg Wyss Pro
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.05.2015
Event - Business/Economics
07.05.2015
Pedagogy/Education Science - Business/Economics
07.05.2015
Spring break, Arab Spring and parental consent
Spring break, Arab Spring and parental consent
When Arabic-speaking students in Cornell's Language House began planning last fall, the proposed trip seemed timely: Visit the Republic of Tunisia to study outcomes of the 2011 Arab Spring revolution during spring break 2015.
Business/Economics - Media Sciences/Political Sciences
07.05.2015
Global Shift
School of International Relations and Pacific Studies Changes Name to School of Global Policy and Strategy UC San Diego today announced that its globally recognized School of International Relatio
Business/Economics - Agronomy/Food Science
07.05.2015
N.Y. vegetable growers fund research to boost industry
N.Y. vegetable growers fund research to boost industry
There's a new player at the table when it comes to supporting agricultural research in New York - and organizers are hoping their ante will encourage regional vegetable producers to place their bets on the industry's future.
Business/Economics
06.05.2015
Entrepreneurial Inspiration
CMU students don't just have big dreams - they make big things happen. Courtney Williamson (TPR'12, '15), a Tepper School of Business Ph.D. candidate, is determined to improve the quality of life for Parkinson's patients.
Business/Economics
06.05.2015
Fishermen, communities need more than healthy fish stocks
Fishermen, communities need more than healthy fish stocks
The Alaska salmon fishery is touted as one of the best in the world. When measured with an ecological yardstick, it is - fish stocks are healthy and the fishery is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council as consistently meeting rigorous biological standards.
Business/Economics - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
05.05.2015
Industrial engineers apply traditional approaches to service industry challenges
Charles Schneider meets with industrial engineering graduate students Hongyuan La, Jun Feng Ma and Kijun Park at a recent dinner hosted by the College of Engineering.
Environmental Sciences - Business/Economics
04.05.2015
Top graduating senior dips, then soars in face of tragic loss
The Earth could use a tough litigator like Radhika Kannan, who was just named UC Berkeley's top graduating senior.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
04.05.2015
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
04.05.2015
Business/Economics
04.05.2015
Real Stereotypes Continue to Exist in Virtual Worlds
The researchers used six different avatars to study reactions to help requests among 2,300 players of the online game, World of Warcraft. The avatars represented male and female creatures across three different levels of attractiveness.  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Stereotypes related to gender and appearance that burden women in the real world could follow them into virtual ones, according to researchers.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
30.04.2015
New program aims to commercialize innovations in food and water
New program aims to commercialize innovations in food and water
A new program, launched today by MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS), will provide initial start-up funding to identify technologies intended to improve food supplies, or meet needs for clean water, and move those technologies into commercialization.
Environmental Sciences - Business/Economics
30.04.2015
Sustainability progress should precede seafood market access, researchers urge
Sustainability progress should precede seafood market access, researchers urge
Demand for seafood from wild fisheries and aquaculture around the world has nearly doubled over the past four decades.
Agronomy/Food Science - Business/Economics
30.04.2015
California’s low-wage workers now earn less than in 1979
Over the past 35 years, California's high-wage workers have seen steady increases in their paychecks.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
30.04.2015
Oakland County’s recovery keeps chugging along
ANN ARBOR-After adding nearly 80,000 jobs over the past four years, Oakland County continues its solid job recovery as it adds nearly 50,000 more in the next three years, say University of Michigan economists.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
29.04.2015
The best rules are simple, flexible and purposeful, Stanford professor says
The best rules are simple, flexible and purposeful, Stanford professor says
Stanford engineering Professor Kathleen Eisenhardt describes how lessons gleaned from the boardroom and beyond can affect every corner of our lives.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
29.04.2015
Glass ceiling is thicker for mothers
ANN ARBOR-Rising up the corporate ladder with kids in tow marks women for an extra helping of gender discrimination, new research finds. Recent headlines about women abandoning the tech industry highlight a stubborn area where women still face significant barriers-top leadership positions. Cindy Schipani, a business law professor at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, said her research on the impact of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 finds that women still face gender discrimination at work.
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