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Tune in to S&T’s Tech Talk on Free First Responder Training

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On August 14 at 2 p.m., we’ll be hosting a Tech Talk about the EDGE system and how communities can access it—free of charge—to augment and reinforce live training for officers, agents, firefighters or emergency medical technicians.

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Equality Isn’t Cutting It: New Campaign From American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Works for Health Equity, Too

Join our virtual press briefing on August 10 at 11 am ET to hear from these organizations about new research, stories of successful programs in communities, and experts who can speak to the need to ensure all children have access to nutritious food and safe places to be physically active.

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UVA Darden’s Eastern Philosophy Class Yields 3 Key Insights for Business Leaders

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Jay Bourgeois, a professor in the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, believes business students – and professionals – can learn a lot from Eastern philosophy.

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Georgia State Names Football Field for Business Leader Parker H. “Pete” Petit

Georgia State University will name its football field at Georgia State Stadium in honor of Parker H. “Pete” Petit, chairman and chief executive officer of MiMedx Group, successful entrepreneur and long-time supporter of the un

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‘Resilience-in-Action’ Is Key to Team Success, Whether in Backwoods or Business

Resilience has become even more critical to professional organizations, in light of threats posed by terrorism, computer hacking, climate change, social media firestorms, and other modern-day calamities. This study explores crisis as a continuous disruption during which organization members’ responses can lead to success or failure.

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Bigger Than the Grasshopper and the Ant: A Macroeconomic View of Saving for Retirement

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Current savings policies, such as tax-deferred savings accounts, were designed to encourage savings, thereby increasing households’ retirement nest eggs and stimulating investment in the economy. But two University of Virginia professors — Daniel Murphy of the UVA Darden School of Business and Andrew Hayashi of the UVA School of Law — argue for a reconsideration of these policies in light of the recent recession.

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Understanding How Persuasion Works Can Make Consumers More Savvy

It’s not just art, it’s science, psychologist says

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Mayo Clinic Contributes $28 Billion to US Economy, Creates More Than 167,000 Jobs Nationwide

Today, Mayo Clinic released a societal impact report demonstrating the powerful effect the organization has on medical practice, patients and the American economy. The report ─ a first-of-its-kind study for Mayo Clinic ─ shows that Mayo Clinic contributed $28 billion to the U.S. economy and created 167,000 jobs nationwide through its business expenditures and the employer multiplier effect. TEConomy Partners, LLC, a consulting firm that provides econometric analysis, conducted this study.

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Serious Headwinds as Dow Jones Passes 22,000 Mark

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World Governments Make Citizens Pay Billions to Destroy Their Own Health

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has launched the report Hidden Price Tags: How ending fossil fuel subsidies would benefit our health providing the first-ever comparison of fossil fuel subsidies and the costs to health associated with air pollution from fossil fuels.







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