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Cornell Entrepreneurs Get Help with MBA Student Debt

The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has developed a special program designed to repay up to $25,000 of student loan debt as a way of helping its MBA graduates pursue entrepreneurial ventures straight out of school.

Business

Virtual, Reality, Training, Maintenance, Skills, Learning

Study Shows Virtual Reality-Based Training Effective and Efficient

Virtual Reality (VR)-based training for learning equipment maintenance skills improves traineesí ability to acquire and perform critical skills, increases the number of students who can be trained, and reduces the overall cost of gaining and maintaining critical skills.

Business

Research, Tech Transfer Team May Revolutionize Navy Ports

Research, Tech-Transfer Team May Revolutionize Navy Ports

A unique joint university-industry-government research project demonstrates how innovative "engineered lumber" can bring higher-performing building products to the marketplace in a cost-effective, ecologically sound way.

Business

Residential, Realestate, Development, Developer, Environment, Homebuyers, Landvalues, Homebuilder

Grassy Lots Reap 'Green' For Developers, Environment

An undeveloped residential lot that's covered with grass is likely to bring a bigger profit to the developer than a more typical bare-soil lot, according to a Purdue University study. The grass-covered lot also will profit the environment and may help the developer comply with local or state regulations.

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Economy, Industry, Forecast, Jobs, Income

West Virginia's economy continues to grow

The WV economy is forecast to grow and become more diversified for the next five years, according to West Virginia University researchers. The growth is slower than it was in the first half of the 1990s but is still expected to average 1.4 percent through 2002.

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Health, care, Marketplace, Delivery, Financing, Quality, Services

Evidence to the Debate on Managed Care

New studies supported by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) and published in today's issue of the journal, Health Affairs, present the first comprehensive look at what is currently happening in the health care marketplace. The articles form an invaluable evidence-based core of information for current discussions of policy options by all health care system participants -- both public and private.

Business

work, Jobs, Transfer, Gender, Psychology

Women and Employees with Working Spouses Given Fewer Chances for Job Relocation, According to New Study

Women and employees with working spouses may be offered fewer chances to relocate because of a not-so-subtle bias among employers, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of Georgia.

Science

Business

Foodprocess, Foodscience, Horticulture, Farming, Agribusiness, Producers, Forecasts, Agriculture

Purdue Forecasts Food Systems For The Next Century

Faculty in the Purdue University School of Agriculture give a better-than-educated guess of what the future holds for American food and fiber industries with a new book and video set entitled "FoodSystem 21: Gearing Up for the New Millennium." Purdue Agricultural economist Mike Boehlje calls it "a frank and brutal look" at where farms, input suppliers, processors and consumers are heading.

Business

EEOC, Discrimination, Postal, Employment, Law, Mediation

Nova Southeastern University Mediates Postal Disputes

Law students at Nova Southeastern University are mediating employment discrimination cases for the U.S. Postal Service. This is the only program of its kind in the nation which works with the Postal Service. It's been so successful that it is now expected to be duplicated at other law schools throughout the country. The cases are complaints filed with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that go to mediation instead of hearing with the EEOC's administrative judges.

Business

Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint, Ventures, International, Books

International Deal Making: First Comprehensive Guide to Cross-Border M&A

International M&A, Joint Ventures and Beyond: Doing the Deal, the first comprenehsive, hands-on manual designed for those charged with the day-to-day implementation of such transactions, is set to be published by John Wiley and Sons on Nov. 28. The book is edited by mergers & acquisitions experts David J. BenDaniel, professor of entreprneurship at Cornell's Johnso Graduate School of Management, and Arthur H. Rosenbloom, special partner and former chairman of Patricof & Co. Capital Corp.







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