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How Will the Nor Cal Wildfires Affect California’s Wine Industry?

Experts at Fresno State and Sonoma State are still assessing the impact of the recent fires. So far, winemakers at both campuses see a healthy picture for the state and wine lovers alike.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Improving Fuel Economy, High School Scientists, Highly Sensitive Sensors, and More in the Engineering News Source

The latest research and features in the Newswise Engineering News Source

– Newswise

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural hea...

– Newswise

Virtual Press Briefing - Closing the Rural Health Gap

Are Politicians Smarter Than CEOs?

While Americans’ approval of their Congressional representatives are near record lows, new research shows that politicians aren’t necessarily a bunch of good-for- nothings—at least in Sweden.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

The Quarterly Journal of Economics


Kelley School Forecast: Employment Gains Will Fuel Economic Growth in 2018

While continuing a nine-year trend of tepid growth and modest gains since the end of the Great Recession, the Indiana economy should outpace the nation in 2018, following stronger performance this year driven by strong auto sales and other manufactur...

– Indiana University

Indiana Business Review

New Meatless Monday Restaurant and Foodservice Implementation Guides for Free Download

The new Meatless Monday Restaurant and Foodservice Implementation Guides are ideal resources for right now as trends show that consumers are increasingly seeking plant-based dishes. The guides provide restaurant and foodservice operators guidance to ...

– Monday Campaigns

New Intelligence Analysis Program Addresses Growing Industry Need

Indiana State University's department of criminology and criminal justice will officially launch its new program in intelligence analysis as early as 2019.

– Indiana State University


Texas A&M Retail Expert Predicts Strong Holiday Spending, Despite Black Friday’s Decline

With more retailers offering robust online deals days before Thanksgiving and others seamlessly selling the same Black Friday door-busters online as what’s promoted in the store, consumers have less incentive to battle 4 a.m. mall crowds.

Expert Available

– Texas A&M University


The Value of a Dollar? New Research Finds Dollar Appreciation Hurts Emerging Markets

New research suggests a strong dollar may hamper investment in emerging economies.

– American University

International Monetary Fund’s Eighteenth Jacques Polak Conference


Research Shows How to Make Email and Other Technology Interruptions Productive

There are different types of email interruptions, each one with its own trade offs. Managers and workers can use this knowledge to mitigate the negative impacts on performance and stress.

– Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business, Queen's University

MIS Quarterly Vol. 42 No. 2, June 2018

BizWire Announcements

Alumnus Robert Chang to Lead Strategy Development for IMSA

IMSA announces the appointment of Robert Chang '89 as Chief Strategy Officer

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

Wistar Expands Collaboration & Signs Exclusive License Agreement with Man’s Best Friend Therapeutics to Develop Novel Veterinary Vaccine Technology

The collaboration will further advance a canine melanoma vaccine and other vaccines for cancer and infectious diseases in animals

– Wistar Institute

UVM's Sustainable Innovation MBA Ranked No. 1 Best Green MBA in America by 'The Princeton Review'

Six years ago when Sanjay Sharma took over as dean of the Grossman School of Business, he set his sights on an ambitious goal: to become the top MBA program in the country for sustainable innovation. That dream became reality on Oct. 31 when The P...

– University of Vermont

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Mitchell L. Morgan to Receive 21st Annual Musser Award from Temple University's Fox School of Business

The founder and chairman of Morgan Properties will receive the school's highest honor Wednesday, Nov. 8

– Temple University

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Starts Connected Systems Institute with $1.7 Million From Rockwell Automation

UW-Milwaukee's new multidisciplinary institute will focus on the industrial internet of things, which uses sensors to gather data from equipment, machines, and manufactured products through secure data networks.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Stephen Munk Appointed Deputy Director of ASU’s Biodesign Institute

Stephen Munk has joined the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University as deputy director, science and technology. In this role, Munk will focus on the strategic, business and technical operations of Arizona’s largest single largest bioscience...

– Arizona State University (ASU)

David Eccles School of Business MBA Online ranked No. 14 in the world

The Princeton Review ranked the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business MBA Online program ranked No. 14 in the world.

– University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business

Avery August Named Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Cornell University

Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, professor of immunology and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, will join the Cornell administration as vice provost for academic affairs, Provost Michael Kotlikoff ...

– Cornell University

M.S. In Mathematical Finance Named Among Nation’s Top Programs

UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program is again named one of the top programs in the nation, ranking No. 16 in TFE Times’ 2018 Master of Financial Engineering program rankings.

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte

IN2 - IMSA's innovation center - Named Winner of 16th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

IN2, IMSA's innovation center, was named a winner of the 16th annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The Chicago Innovation Awards is the Chicago region’s foremost recognition of the most innovative new products or services brought to market each year....

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

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Anti-Doping Study Supported by IOC Investigates Incentives to Stop Doping

An Australian research team involving the University of Adelaide and La Trobe University has been awarded funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help combat one of sport’s biggest challenges: doping.

– University of Adelaide

ACI Convention Charity Events to Benefit Clean the World

Clean the World, a leader in global health which recycles discarded hygiene products and distributes them to children and families in need, will be the charity of choice at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Conventi...

– American Cleaning Institute





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