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Airline Quality Rating Researcher to Give Holiday Travel Forecast

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Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author from Wichita State University, will announce this year's holiday forecast for air travelers at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 10. Find out how you can participate in the virtual news conference.

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Cancer Research, Environment and Climate Change, Nutrition, and Mental Health - Upcoming Newswise Theme Wires

Newswise invites press release submissions from new and current members for inclusion in our Theme Wires on a variety of topics, including; Cancer Research, Environment and Climate Change, Nutrition, and Mental Health. Each wire is also open for sponsorships to promote your organization’s campaign, product, service, or news.

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In and Out: Luxury Hotel Trends for 2013

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Luxury hotels are ditching the passé in favor of innovative and fresh offerings to keep guests coming back in 2013.

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Good Lies and Bad Lies. Perceptions For Corporate and Non-Profit Liars

Research shows that people are more forgiving of lies from a non-profit organization than they are from a for-profit (Fortune 500) company.

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U.S. Businesses Operating in Social Media Denial

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American businesses are operating in social media denial, with 72 percent of businesses not having a social media strategy. Dr. Rob Ployhart, a UofSC management professor, is conducting some of the first studies on social media and its use as a business strategy. Ployhart wrote a newly published report on the subject for the Society of Human Resources Management.

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Pressure Mounting to Add Women to U.S. Corporate Boards

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Despite evidence supporting boardroom diversity as a driver of corporate performance, “the percentage of women directors on U.S. boards stagnated some years ago and remains at or near 12 percent, with fewer than 10 percent of boards having three or more women,” says Hillary A. Sale, JD, the Walter D. Coles professor of law at Washington University School of Law. “The pressure to add women directors is, however, growing.” Sale discusses options to grow board diversity.

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Tech Fund Boosts Binghamton Inventors

Binghamton University researcher Ron Miles invented a tiny directional microphone — suitable for use in hearing aids — that filters out unwanted sounds. Now, with help from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund, he hopes to bring the idea to the marketplace.

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Start-Up Biz with University Ties Plans Record Social Media Launch

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When an expected crowd of 40,000 music festival goers descends on a historic area in downtown Starkville Friday [Nov. 2] for Bulldog Bash, one start-up company headed by an MSU alumnus is hoping to make social media history as it launches a new site called YeHive.

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Study Highlights the Current State of Women in Leadership Roles

The Women’s College of the University of Denver and The White House Project, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that aims to advance women’s leadership, have conducted a national study examining women’s positional leadership across 14 sectors. Four of the sectors are being unveiled at this time.

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Information Wants to Be Shared: New eBook From Harvard Business Review Press

A new ebook from Harvard Business Review Press takes a fresh examination of the economics of information selling in the digital age. What information really wants—what makes it more valuable, useful, and immediate, argues Joshua Gans, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, is to be shared.

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Thought Into Action: Alums and Students Working Together to Create Business Ideas on Campus

Once Saturday every month, more than 30 alumni entrepreneurs return to campus to mentor students.

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Challenging Entrepreneurs to Change the World

As part of its growing entrepreneurship program, Washington and Lee is offering a social entrepreneurship course that attempts to find solutions to "wicked problems."

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iPhone5 Release Fuels Student's Entrepreneurial Venture

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Wake Forest Univerisity sophomore Lee Lowden’s website, Buyback Boss, launched in August, just as students were returning to campuses nationwide. With the newest iPhone released just weeks later, business took off. His entrepreneurial success comes even before he is able to declare a major, but Lowden says he plans to study business and entrepreneurship and social enterprise (ESE), Wake Forest’s fastest-growing minor.

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New Book “Governpreneurship” Presents Compelling Argument for Increased Focus on Public Sector Entrepreneurship

Challenging the traditional view that entrepreneurship is exclusively a private-sector concern, Governpreneurship presents a compelling argument for increased focus on entrepreneurship in public sector organizations including case studies from around the globe. Co-authored by Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Robert Hisrich, Ph.D. and scheduled for release on October 17, 2012, it is the only book to date to focus specifically on government entrepreneurship. The book includes a foreword by Former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

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Teaching Inventors to Be Entrepreneurs: A Fundamentally New Degree Program Marries Business and Engineering

An inkless wet paint that changes color. A reusable heat pack you boil to recharge. A wireless sensor that could one day fit inside a blood vessel. These are three of the technologies that could move closer to market thanks to a unique new Master of Entrepreneurship program at the University of Michigan. As for where the innovations fit in the marketplace and what their most promising applications are—that's up to the students in the first cohort to discover over the coming year.

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In Search of Mobile Revenue, Facebook Looks to "Gifts" to Keep on Giving

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Columbia Business School Experts Available to Discuss US-China Trade Relations and Outsourcing to China

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Entrepreneurship Education Expert Available

“Not restricting entrepreneurship to a business school setting is one of things that sets Wake Forest apart,” said Polly Black, the center’s director. “The high-touch model Wake Forest has gives students easy access to faculty. We teach the students to learn by doing, and to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to new ventures. Our faculty not only teaches the subjects academically, but mentors students to grow their ideas and persevere.”

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Entrepreneurship Takes Center Stage at the University of Baltimore

Entrepreneurship: It’s a buzzword on a lot of college campuses, in executive boardrooms, and among venture capitalists, franchisers, advocates and believers in the American dream of self-sufficiency and inventiveness that pays off. But really—what is it?

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Cleaning Up with Wake Wash

What began five years ago as a classroom assignment to start and run a business for three days and $40 has become one of the hottest ventures among the next generation of entrepreneurs at Wake Forest University.