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School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Now Part of Tufts University

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, officially becomes part of Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences on July 1, 2016. Now named the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, the school is extraordinary in being both part of a major research university and affiliated with a world-class museum.

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Need Skills? Corporate Volunteering Programs Not Always Best Place to Acquire Them

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Corporate volunteering programs are widely credited by business leaders and volunteers for giving participants valuable work-related skills. A new study suggests there is some truth to these claims, but that skill development is linked to personal characteristics and the nature of the volunteer experience that must be meaningful and take participants outside their comfort zone

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GBSI Survey of Research Antibody Usage and Validation Practices Shows More Training of Younger Scientists and Efficient Methods of Validation Are Essential

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A survey published today on research antibody usage and validation practices indicates many junior scientists are not receiving the training they need in the selection, handling, applications and reporting of research antibodies. "The need for improved education and training in research antibody usage and validation practices" by Leonard P. Freedman, PhD, published in BioTechniques, describes a perception among all researchers that antibody validation delays, rather than facilitates research progress.

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Study Shows Homes in Gated Communities Command Higher Prices but Cost of Amenities May Outweigh Their Benefits

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Homes in gated communities command significantly higher prices – almost $30,000 on average – but these neighborhoods’ additional amenities can also reduce sale prices because they bring maintenance costs that outweigh the benefits of the amenities, according to recent research published by the American Real Estate Society.

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Reporter Needed to Cover New 'Fast Pitch' Service from Newswise

Newswise Fast Pitch is the first service to invite reporters and communications people to meet via video conference and pitch story ideas. Reporters are highly satisfied with the results.

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Queen's Researcher Finds Truth to Age-Old Maxim 'Work Hard, Play Hard'

KINGSTON - Queen's University biology professor Lonnie Aarssen has published a study that, for the first time, provides strong empirical support for a correlation between a motivation to seek accomplishment and an attraction to leisure.

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What Does Brexit Mean for Global Trade, the Economy, and the U.S. Election? Chicago Booth Experts Weigh In.

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Growing Customer Power Requires a Strategic Sales Response

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The book addresses how sales can help organisations to become more customer oriented and considers how they are responding to challenges such as increasing competition, more demanding customers and a more complex selling environment.

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WVU Experts Available to Discuss the Volkswagen Class-Action Settlement

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Next Flu Pandemic Could Double Past Cost Estimates

Policy makers’ and public health officials’ proper reactions could hold down the total costs to U.S. GDP of an influenza outbreak. Otherwise, costs could be nearly double previous estimates.

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UC Berkeley Economist Available to Address #Brexit Economic/Banking Fallout. #journalists #expert

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UC Berkeley #Fed #Stresstest Expert Available to Speak About New Results. #Journalists #Banking

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University of the Sciences Names Dr. Paul Katz Its 25th President

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University of the Sciences’ Board of Trustees has named Paul Katz, MD, the University’s 25th president, Board Chairman Marvin Samson announced today. Dr. Katz, who has served as founding dean of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) since 2010, will begin his presidency at USciences on September 1, 2016.

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Anger Fueled EU Vote, Not Logic

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BrexitVote Impacts By Former Chicago Board of Trade Sr VP

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Brexit Vote Sets Back Effort to Unify Europe

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Cornell Experts Offer Four Perspectives on Brexit

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Britain Was Always a Special, Reluctant Case in the European Union

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Brexit Aftermath: U-M Experts Available to Comment

The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, triggering the process referred to as Brexit. University of Michigan experts can discuss the political and economic implications of the vote.

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Virginia Tech Global Urban Economics Expert Calls Brexit Vote a ‘Warning Shot’

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