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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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Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm

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The University of Virginia announced today that Dean Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of his second term in 2015. During nearly a decade as dean and his previous 23 years of teaching, he has advanced Darden’s presence and stature on the global stage.

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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group Physicians Named to Prestigious 2014 Best Doctors in America® List

Eighty-five physicians affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group, the faculty practice of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, have been selected for the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014. Only 5 percent of physicians in the United States earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

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Broad Institute Awarded First Patent for Engineered CRISPR-Cas9 System

The Broad Institute today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the first patent for an engineered CRISPR-Cas9 system that is enabling scientists to modify genes and better understand the biology of living cells and organisms.

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Berkeley-Haas Real Estate Conference to Drill Down on Big Data and the Gentrification of San Francisco, Calif.

Hot topics like Big Data and land-use conflicts and development in San Francisco, Calif. will be among the subjects discussed at the 19th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference, presented by the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

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U.Va. Darden School to Host Shanghai Investing Summit 9 May in Shanghai

From one of Asia’s most dynamic cities, asset management experts and leaders in the field ― hosted by Darden’s top-ranked faculty ― will identify the next best investments in both the large, core emerging markets and in new pockets of performance. Attendees will leave the summit with actionable investing ideas on new opportunities and trends, based on active discussion with leaders in the field.

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Study Links Boardroom Team Dynamics with Profitability

A board of directors can better accomplish a company's goals when the members function well as a team, according to a management researcher who studied what makes boards effective and good for the bottom line. Solange Charas, a PhD from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, summarized her research in a recent post—The Key to a Better Board: Team Dynamics —in the Harvard Business Review Blog Network.

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Time for Marketing Campaigns to Reflect Cultural Differences Within Families

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A cereal commercial intended to tout the health benefits of Cheerios, instead sparked a debate about the interracial family featured in the ad. But for an Iowa State University marketing professor the family in the ad represented a change that is long overdue.

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