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Business/Economics
02.09.2015
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
01.09.2015
Fed to try out Value-Based Insurance Design
ANN ARBOR-A health insurance model designed to improve care and cut costs-a concept that grew out of a decade of work at the University of Michigan-will be tested in seven states, according to an announcement today from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Business/Economics - Environmental Sciences
01.09.2015
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
01.09.2015
How to be an undergrad entrepreneur at U of T: advice from alumna and Onyx Motion CEO, Marissa Wu
Marissa Wu continues to grow her smart-watch sports coaching startup, Onyx Motion , as she shuttles between New York basketball courts, Rocky Mountain startup retreats, and her office in the heart of Toronto's thriving wearable tech scene.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
01.09.2015
Summer job makes a difference in classroom learning, Stanford scholar says
Stanford researcher Jacob Leos-Urbel found that summer jobs for young people have positive impacts on academic performance, especially for students who work jobs across multiple summers.
Business/Economics - History/Archeology
01.09.2015
Nathan Rosenberg, Stanford professor and expert on the economic history of technology, dead at 87
Nathan Rosenberg, Stanford professor and expert on the economic history of technology, dead at 87
Nathan Rosenberg, the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor of Public Policy, Emeritus, in Stanford's Department of Economics, died Aug.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
01.09.2015
Why Did Western Europe Dominate the Globe?
Why Did Western Europe Dominate the Globe?
Although Europe represents only about 8 percent of the planet's landmass, from 1492 to 1914, Europeans conquered or colonized more than 80 percent of the entire world.
Literature/Linguistics - Business/Economics
01.09.2015
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
01.09.2015
Poll on economic issues finds Californians oppose higher gas taxes, registration fees
Most Californians oppose higher gas taxes or vehicle registration fees, even when they are told that the state faces a $59 billion backlog of road repair projects, according to a new poll released today by the University of California, Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies.
Business/Economics - Environmental Sciences
31.08.2015
Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings Potential
In the world of computer gaming, bragging rights are accorded to those who can boast of blazing-fast graphics cards, the most powerful processors, the highest-resolution monitors, and the coolest decorative lighting. They are not bestowed upon those crowing about the energy efficiency of their system.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
31.08.2015
More than three-quarters of a million elderly Californians ’unofficially’ poor
1 in 5 older adults have incomes above the federal poverty level, but still struggle to pay their expenses Venetia Lai Nearly 1 in 5 adults over 65 in California — more than three-quarter
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
28.08.2015
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
28.08.2015
Hip-hop: Undergrads, local youth partner to explore genre
Rapping in Mandarin, Berkeley undergrad Vanessa Guo shared the stage with her teenage collaborator, Miyosha, and volunteer co-facilitator Juanita Greene at a lively, outdoor talent showcase last weekend in Richmond.
Agronomy/Food Science - Business/Economics
28.08.2015
Combating obesity as a market failure
ANN ARBOR-The obesity epidemic is growing and becoming ever more costly in the U.S. and other industrialized countries. Generally, that is where agreement ends on the subject. How to best combat obesity-and the proper role of the markets and government in that mission-is far from settled. That's why a new study by Aneel Karnani, professor of strategy at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, and colleagues looks at obesity as a market failure.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Business/Economics
27.08.2015
Researchers talk about gentrification and displacement
Researchers talk about gentrification and displacement
Research released on Monday by UC Berkeley's Urban Displacement Project is finding a resounding audience, as shown by the work headlining several newscasts this week.
Business/Economics - Agronomy/Food Science
27.08.2015
Refurbished Warren Hall certified LEED Platinum
Shown here under construction in 1932, Warren Has been renovated and - as of 2015 - has become a platinum model of modern sustainable efficiency Steeped in economic and social science history, Cor
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
27.08.2015
Citizen Lab: elaborate phishing attack targets Iranian diaspora, dissidents
It begins with a phone call from a UK phone number, with callers speaking in either English or Farsi.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
27.08.2015
Africa's bright young scholars take on Berkeley
Africa’s bright young scholars take on Berkeley
First comes the honeymoon, then the culture shock, followed by an adjustment period and finally mastery.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
27.08.2015
Bicycle security: Tips for owners, 'bait' for thieves
Bicycle security: Tips for owners, ‘bait’ for thieves
Bicycle thieves are having a harder time these days at Berkeley, thanks in part to a UC Police Department program that deploys "bait bikes," monitored by UCPD, to help deter and apprehend thieves.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Business/Economics
27.08.2015
Liz Thompson appointed chair of University of Chicago Charter School board
University of Chicago Trustee Liz Thompson has been appointed governing board chair of the University of Chicago Charter School.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
27.08.2015
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
27.08.2015
Smart home heating and cooling
Smart home heating and cooling
Smart temperature-control devices - such as thermostats that learn and adjust to pre-programmed temperatures - are poised to increase comfort and save energy in homes.
Business/Economics
26.08.2015
Stepping it up with the Cal Band
Marching band isn't for the weak-willed or unprepared. It takes stamina, coordination and practice, practice, practice.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
25.08.2015
Business/Economics - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
24.08.2015
Spinoff Releases Gecko-Inspired Adhesive
Carnegie Mellon University spinoff nanoGriptech has announced the launch of Setex™, the first commercially available gecko-inspired adhesive.
Business/Economics
24.08.2015
Election 2015: when it comes to political ads, it's a mixed bag
All three main political parties could be doing a better job of getting their message out through television ads, David Soberman says.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
24.08.2015
Cybersecurity boot camp draws congressional staffers to Stanford
Cybersecurity boot camp draws congressional staffers to Stanford
A bipartisan group of Capitol Hill staffers were in Silicon Valley last week to gain an immersion into the complex world of cybersecurity.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
24.08.2015
EY, LANL make new cybersecurity tools available to private sector
EY, LANL make new cybersecurity tools available to private sector
Ernst & Young LLP and Los Alamos National Laboratory have formed a strategic alliance to deliver some of the most advanced behavioral cybersecurity tools available to the commercial market.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
21.08.2015
Interactive tool lifts veil on the cost of nuclear energy
Despite the ever-changing landscape of energy economics, subject to the influence of new technologies and geopolitics, a new tool promises to root discussions about the cost of nuclear energy in hard evidence rather than speculation.
Business/Economics
21.08.2015
Psychology - Business/Economics
21.08.2015
Passion for your job? If not, it’s attainable
ANN ARBOR-People who have not found their perfect fit in a career can take heart: There is more than one way to attain passion for work.
Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
20.08.2015
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
20.08.2015
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
19.08.2015
Business/Economics
18.08.2015
Like a ninja: N++ video game takes N to a whole new level (make that 2,360 levels)
A project that began as an experiment while attending the University of Toronto more than a decade ago has landed Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns a worldwide distribution deal with Sony's Playstation.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
17.08.2015
Californians agree: income inequality growing. But what to do?
California's Republicans and Democrats agree that income inequality is worsening in the United States, but disagree on the problem's causes and what to do about it, according to a new brief by the University of California, Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies.
Business/Economics - Environmental Sciences
17.08.2015
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
14.08.2015
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
13.08.2015
University of Chicago names Fountain L. Walker as Chief of Police
Fountain L. Walker, an accomplished and widely respected leader in law enforcement and campus security, has been named Chief of Police at the University of Chicago after a national search, effective Aug.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
13.08.2015
More details on origin of world’s favorite beer-making microbe
Doctoral student EmilyClare Baker examines a plate showing yeast produced by crossing two species. Baker studies the evolution of species in the lab of Chris Hittinger, assistant professor of genetics, where they have examined the evolution of the yeast that makes lager beer.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
12.08.2015
Nineteen members of the Presidential Search Committee announced
Nineteen members of the Presidential Search Committee announced
The search for Stanford University's 11th president has begun with the formation of a 19-member Presidential Search Committee appointed by the chair of the Stanford University Board of Trustees.
Astronomy - Business/Economics
12.08.2015
U.S. Distributed Solar Prices Fell 10 to 20 Percent in 2014, with Trends Continuing into 2015
Berkeley, CA - The installed price of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States continues to fall precipitously.
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