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Monday, September 25, 2017

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Enhancing the Sensing of Diamonds, Mobile Microgrids, Self-Folding Robots, and More in the Engineering News Source

The latest research and features in the Newswise Engineering News Source

– Newswise


Smart Staffers: Why Educated Areas Are Good for Business

The key to a thriving business may be the educational level of non-executive employees, according to new University of Georgia research.

– University of Georgia

Journal of Accounting and Economics

Find the Expert You Need in the Newswise Expert Directory

Need an expert in a hurry? Need to pitch an expert in a hurry? Find experts and manage your experts in the Newswise Expert Directory. Our database of experts is growing daily. Search by institution, name, subject, keywords, and place.

– Newswise

Standing Tall: UVA Darden First Year Launches Mission-Driven Sock Business

Dan and Mike Friedman launched their business, Tall Order, which offers fashionable socks for plus-sized feet. The other, more somber impetus behind the launch is the desire to commemorate the legacy of their father, Andrew, who was working at the Wo...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Law School Podcast: Cannabis and the Law

In the 14th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, host Dean Daniel Rodriguez talks to Charlie Bachtell, CEO of Cresco Labs, and Northwestern Law alumna Dina Rollman, chief counsel at Green Thumb Industries (GTI...

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– Northwestern University


Surface Transportation Security – Soft Target, Hard Problem

S&T’s Surface Transportation Explosives Threat Detection (STETD) Program is working to provide the surface transportation end-user community with the capability to screen for potential threat items at the speed of the traveling public.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Original Pizza Hut Building Gets New Location, Being Turned Into Museum at Wichita State University

The original Pizza Hut building at Wichita State University since 1986 was moved to WSU's new Innovation Campus on Monday, Sept. 18. It will be turned into a museum dedicated to the history of the world-famous pizza chain.

– Wichita State University

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FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows U.S. Homeowners Still Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

U.S. homeowners are still coming out ahead of their friends who rent, but just barely. According to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty, owning and renting are in a virtual ti...

– Florida Atlantic University

The BH&J Index


A Look Back at the 2017 i.Lab Incubator

The i.Lab Incubator, housed at the W.L. Lyons Brown III i.Lab and operated by the University of Virginia Darden School of Business‘ Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, recently wrapped up its intensive, 10-week 2017 program. More ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women is one of five finalists for the P3 Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This award will be presented at the Concordia Annual Summit by the Darden School of ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

BizWire Announcements

UPMC Invests in Private Rome Hospital, Plans Expansion of Specialized Services

UPMC has taken a 50 percent stake in Salvator Mundi International Hospital and will expand specialized services.

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

DHS S&T Announces Dual Licensing of Transition to Practice Program Technologies

DHS S&T today announced that for the first time two of its Transition to Practice (TTP) program cybersecurity technologies have been commercialized simultaneously by a single company.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Texas Biomed Scientists part of $11.5 million NIH project aimed at combatting drug resistance in the malaria parasite

Texas Biomedical Research Institute researchers, Dr. Tim Anderson and Dr. Ian Cheeseman, have partnered with researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Seattle to pursue studies in drug resistant mal...

– Texas Biomedical Research Institute


Team Builders Plus Launches New Website

Team Builders Plus, (TBP) a division of Take Flight Learning, which offers creative and effective team building and personality style training programs for organizations worldwide, announced the launch of its newly revamped website today.

– Take Flight Learning

Kelley School of Business Announces New Digital Intelligence Initiative

Through a new Digital Intelligence Initiative, Indiana University's Kelley School of Business will help faculty better prepare students for careers involving emerging technological innovations. The Digital Intelligence Initiative also will provide st...

– Indiana University

Introducing CareSpot Urgent Care | Orlando Health

Partnership transaction between CareSpot Urgent Care and Orlando Health is official

– Orlando Health

Gulf of Mexico Alliance and BHP Form Partnership to Support the Pointe-au-Chien Tribe in Coastal Louisiana

The overarching goal of this project is to assist the Pointe-au-Chien community in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana, by facilitating a self-assessment process to identify high priority actions that when implemented, can enhance cultural a...

– Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Babson College, Xiamen University, and Peking University Press Debut 10-Book 'Babson Faculty Series' in Support of Entrepreneurship Education in Asia

Babson College, Xiamen University, and Peking University Press have announced a first-of-its kind, global collaboration to bring Babson’s sought-after entrepreneurship education resources to more people in China, by way of translation.The launch of...

– Babson College

Los Alamos Recognized as Top Diversity Employer

For the second straight year, Los Alamos National Laboratory was recognized as a top diversity employer by LATINA Style and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine.

– Los Alamos National Laboratory

Hackensack Meridian Health Launches Sponsorship of Cumulus Radio to Create New Studio in Manhattan

The venture creates a unique space on the 17th floor of 2 Penn Plaza, known as Hackensack Meridian Health Stage 17 Performance Studio, for expert health panels, charity events and other network activities.

– Hackensack Meridian Health

DHS S&T Awards $4.8 Million to Center for Innovative Technology to Enhance Smart Cities

DHS S&T announced today a $4.8 million contract award to the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) of Herndon, Virginia, to apply cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to first responders and the commercial marketplace.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

BizWire Higher Education Events

3rd Annual South Bay Economic Forecast Oct. 5 Hosted by California State University, Dominguez Hills

From the economic implications of marijuana legalization, to delivering gourmet meals to your front door, California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 2017-18 South Bay Economic Forecast conference on Oct. 5 will showcase some of the most ...

– California State University, Dominguez Hills





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