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Research Correlates Female Representation on Boards with Firm Financial Performance

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Research by Kris Byron, PhD, department chair and associate professor of management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, examines female board representation’s effect on firm financial performance. The paper, titled “Women on Boards and Firm Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis,” was recently accepted for publication in the Academy of Management Journal. The co-author was Corinne Post (Lehigh University).

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The Holiday Season Brings a Mixed Economic Forecast for 2015 - NSU Expert Available for Post Holiday Economic Stories

As the Holidays Brings Renewed Focus on the Nation's Economy, NSU Expert Talks about Economic Climate for the Coming Year

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Ideology Prevents Wheat Growers From Converting to More Profitable Methods, New Study Shows

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Many U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of their personal beliefs about organic farming rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study.

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The Call for Normalized Relations with Cuba: An Economic Perspective

Professor William Messina with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is an expert on Cuba's economy.

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Study Finds That Employees Who Are Open About Religion Are Happier

Employees who openly discuss their religious beliefs at work are often happier and have higher job satisfaction than those employees who do not, according to a collaborative study that involves a Kansas State University researcher.

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U.Va. Darden School Professor and Alumna’s New Lean Management Book Helps Organizations Save Money and Generate Revenue

In a world in which organizations must constantly battle to save money and generate revenues, how can they target the best methods to free up resources and run more effectively?

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U.Va. Darden Faculty Members Appointed to Research and Permanent Chairs

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business announced the appointments of faculty members to a research chair, existing permanent chair and the establishment of a new permanent chair.

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Startup Seamless Devices Launches from Prof. Peter Kinget’s Lab

Innovative technology developed in Electrical Engineering Professor Peter Kinget’s lab is at the core of Seamless Devices, a startup co-founded by Kinget and his former student Jayanth Kuppambatti PhD’14. Seamless Devices aims to address critical limitations faced by semiconductor technologies striving to meet the demands of performance and power efficiency required by the next-generation of electronic devices and sensors.

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$10M Gift Endows Deanship at School of Hotel Administration

Bradley H. Stone, president and partner in Gaming Asset Management LLC, has committed a $10 million gift to endow and name the deanship of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA).

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S&T Partners with Cybersecurity Small Businesses to Increase the Nation’s Security and Resilience

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S&T provides funding to assist many small businesses in developing technologies that have homeland security applications.These innovative technologies contribute to the overall cybersecurity of our nation, and highlight the critical support that S&T’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) awards play in the commercialization on these products.

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