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Kimberlee Jones, John Tracy Clinic, JTC, Vice President, Chief Development Officer, Pediatric hearing loss, early intervention services, Hearing Loss

John Tracy Clinic Welcomes Kimberlee Jones as VP and Chief Development Officer

Ms. Jones brings more than two decades of fundraising experience to JTC.

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Recalculations of Trade Deficits Will Increase Distortions

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Babson College Names Craig Dubitsky Entrepreneur in Residence at Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

Hello® Products founder Craig Dubitsky joins Babson College as Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Study Finds Consumers Willing to Pay More for “All-Natural” Labeled Foods

A study published in the Journal of Food Science found that expectations of product quality, nutritional content and the amount of money consumers were willing to pay increased when consumers saw a product labeled “all-natural” as compared to the same product without the label.

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Companies Located Near an IRS Office More Likely to Face an Audit and Avoid More Taxes

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Researchers examined tax records of public companies from fiscal years 1996 to 2012 and found a positive association between a company's geographic proximity to an IRS territory manager’s office and IRS audit likelihood as well as tax avoidance.

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Study Examines the Risky Business of International Alliances and Acquisitions

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A new study at the University of Illinois at Chicago examines the influence “country risks” have on U.S. firms’ choices to expand abroad.

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DHS S&T Awards Nearly $1M to Five Start-Ups For Phase 2 R&D

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate today announced a total of $999,780 in awards to five companies advancing to Phase 2 of the Silicon Valley Innovation Program.

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Competing for Customers at the Cinema

Of 16,000 subjects who received at least one text message offer, 535 purchased a voucher at one of the two theaters that day, which is a promotional response of 3.3%. This was a significant boost in sales, proving that the discounts were effective in in-creasing business.

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In the Eye of the Beholder: ISU Researchers Use Eye-Tracking Technology to Detect Deception

Iowa State researchers are using eye-tracking technology to better detect when people are lying. They’re specifically interested in cues that may signal deception during job interviews.

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UT Austin Partners with Local Nonprofit to Turn Veterans into Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders and Entrepreneurs

The VETTED Foundation, a transition program that identifies and prepares top military talent for industry placement or entrepreneurship. VETTED was created by a current Full-Time Texas MBA student and active duty military officer, Michael Sarraille.

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From Graduation to the Mayor's Office: Southeastern Alumna Serving as Mayor of Tangipahoa

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VILLAGE LEADER – Trashica Robinson left her commencement ceremonies at Southeastern last December to learn she was elected mayor of the Village of Tangipahoa. The recent graduate of the College of Business says the skills she learned at Southeastern have prepared her to meet the challenges facing the village.

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Alien Particles From Outer Space Are Wreaking Low-Grade Havoc on Personal Electronic Devices

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Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on your smartphones, computers and other personal electronic devices.

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New Clean Energy Facility Accelerates Testing of Cleantech Innovations and Launching of Companies

The Clean Energy Institute (CEI), a research unit at the University of Washington (UW), has opened the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds to increase the rate at which breakthrough science and engineering discoveries turn into market-adopted clean energy technologies.

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Turning Back DDoS Attacks

To counter DDoS attacks, the S&T Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Security Division (CSD) is funding several research projects that will help defenders turn away attacks.

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Business Student’s Perfect Pitch Fueled New Platform for Textbook Resale Enterprise

Student launched a new textbook marketplace to help students receive a fair resale value for their textbooks. The market is specific to each college and offers a tailored experience for students.

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UCI Co-Launches Research Hub on Impact of New Technologies on Credit Unions

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Irvine, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 — The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion at the University of California, Irvine and the Filene Research Institute – a credit union and consumer finance think tank in Wisconsin – have launched a research hub at UCI dedicated to the study of how emerging technologies affect credit union business practices and clients.

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VisionIT and Henry Ford Health System Announce Unique Mobile Healthcare Communication Tool

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Henry Ford and VisionIT will debut CareTrail at Microsoft Innovation Theater in Orlando at HIMSS 2017, the largest annual healthcare and IT conference in the U.S.

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Birmingham’s Early Warning System Flags Global Financial Crises

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new ‘early warning system’ that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.

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Babson College Announces New Master of Science in Business Analytics Program

Babson College has introduced a new part-time Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, and will begin enrolling students for the fall of 2017.

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DHS S&T Invites GPS Equipment Manufacturers to Test Devices for Critical Infrastucture

The GPS Testing for Critical Infrastructure (GET-CI) event to be held April 17-21, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Butlerville, Indiana, is the first in a series of test opportunities.







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