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Study: Bad Middle Managers Are Just a Reflection of Their Bosses

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Keeping middle managers happy with their supervisors is the key to retaining the lower-level workers they manage and avoiding expensive turnover costs, according to a Vanderbilt University study.

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MD Anderson and Bayer Announce Collaboration to Create Symptom Assessment Questionnaires in Clinical Trials

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A new collaboration between Bayer and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will go straight to the patients to learn how certain investigational new drugs affect them. The project will involve the use of questionnaires to assess how a drug may impact a patient’s disease-related symptoms.

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Babson Offers Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp in Miami

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This spring, Babson College will deliver a version of its flagship Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp program in Miami, Florida. The Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp: Short Course (Miami) will run from March 19-21, 2015. This open enrollment program prepares high-potential entrepreneurs to grow and accelerate new ventures.

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U.Va. Darden School Welcomes Dean Designate Scott C. Beardsley

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Faculty, students, staff and alumni welcomed Scott C. Beardsley, the ninth dean of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

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Expert: 2015’s First Existing Home Sales Report Could Set Tone for New Year

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On January 23, 2015, the National Association of Realtors will release its first report of the year, covering sales for the month of December 2014. The report will likely set the tone for home sales during the new year. Anthony Humpage, CEO at Legacy Education Alliance, Inc., can comment on why MORE is better than BIG—i.e., why, in the realm of real estate, it is far wiser to take advantage of low interest rates on mortgages by investing in rental properties rather than buying or building a bigger home, as many people choose.

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Deadline Approaching for Tulane Business Model Competition

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College entrepreneurs have less than two weeks to enter the 15th annual Tulane Business Model Competition for a chance to win more than $25,000 in cash and prizes for promising startup ventures.

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Profitable Phishing Schemes Slyly Tinker with Our Heads, Then Rip Us Off

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University at Buffalo researchers have found evidence that the incredible spread of email phishing scams may be due to phishers’ increased use of “information-rich” emails that alter recipients’ cognitive processes in a way that facilitates their victimization.

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Is Cheating on the Field Worse Than Cheating on a Spouse? Some Fans Think So

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Why did fans and sponsors such as Nike drop Lance Armstrong but stay loyal to Tiger Woods? Probably because Armstrong's doping scandal took place on the field, unlike Wood's off-the-field extramarital affairs, according to new studies.

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UC San Diego Physicist Frank Würthwein Joins SDSC

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University of California, San Diego Professor Frank Würthwein, an expert in high-energy particle physics and advanced computation, has joined the university’s San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) to help implement a high-capacity data cyberinfrastructure across all UC campuses.

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US Experiencing Bull Market, but Investors Remain Leery Given Instability and Malaise of European Economies

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