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Babson’s Tom Davenport Among 21 Thought-Leader Professors in Data Science

Babson’s Tom Davenport has been recognized as one of the "21 Thought-Leader Professors in Data Science" by the website Master's in Data Science. He is the President’s Distinguished Information Technology & Management professor at Babson College.

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U.Va. Darden School Announces 2014 Genovese Fellowship Recipients

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Gen Izutsu and John Pruitt, First Year full-time MBA students at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, were awarded Genovese Fellowships — one of the School’s most prestigious, merit-based awards.

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Comic-Tanium™ Makes the Connection Between Superheroes and Real-Life Science Heroes

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A new educational exhibit shows the connections between science and superheroes, as a tool to inspire young people to pursue careers in science and engineering fields.

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Online Retailers Have Clear Advantage by Not Collecting Sales Tax

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

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Stephen M. Lanier Appointed as Wayne State University Vice President for Research

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After a nationwide search, Stephen M. Lanier has been appointed Wayne State University’s vice president for research, effective June 16, 2014.

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UT Dallas Alums Strike Deal with Mark Cuban On "Shark Tank"

UT Dallas alumni Corey Egan MBA’10 and Swapnil Bora MBA’11 emerged from the “Shark Tank” with a $350,000 deal with entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to take their smartphone-controlled light bulbs to the next level. Egan and Bora, who appeared on the episode of Shark Tank that aired April 18, developed the idea for their Plano-based business, ilumi, as students in the Naveen Jindal School of Management Full-Time MBA Program. Ilumi makes LED “smartbulbs” that allow users to control lighting levels and colors through a mobile app.

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Working to Make Food Deserts Bloom

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This story was published online by the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. This story can be linked to, quoted or excerpted, with attribution to the American Heart Association. We can also offer more information and sources as needed, including photos, graphics and experts available upon request.

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Sporting Latest Tech Toy Can Make You Seem More Like a Leader

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If you want to be perceived as a leader, new research from Vanderbilt University suggests investing in the latest technological gadgets is the way to go.

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Creighton Business Institute, Agile Transformation Offering a Master’s Certificate in Project Management

Participants will prepare to sit for the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification. In addition, there are two four-day courses, Managing Projects and Mastering Projects, earning nine hours of MBA credit through the Heider College of Business.

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Book Early and After Work if You Want to Enjoy Your Next Hotel Stay

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If you’re planning a summer vacation or weekend getaway, when you book your hotel room can make a big difference. A new Iowa State University study found you’ll be happier with your hotel stay if you book your room after business hours.

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