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Los Alamos Laboratory Director Charles F. McMillan to Retire at End of Year

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Charles F. (Charlie) McMillan today informed employees of Los Alamos National Laboratory that he intends to step down as Laboratory Director at the end of this calendar year.

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New UCI Study Finds the Longer an Employee's Tenure, the Less They Trust Their Organization

Secrecy in organizational policy enforcement is an important factor undermining employee trust in organizations over time, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Unlike interpersonal trust, which tends to increase with experience, employee trust in their organization decreases with experience.

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Q&A: Hear from the CEO of America’s Hottest Cooler Company

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YETI coolers and other products already have an enthusiastic following and the company is continuing to expand under the leadership of Darden alumnus Matt Reintjes.

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Reducing Peak-Time Power Usage Through Smart-Home Technologies

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A next-generation residential energy management system may help utility companies and consumers save money by reducing the demand for costly peak-time energy.

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DHS grants $5.6M in scientific leadership awards to Minority Serving Institutions

DHS S&T awarded $5.6 million in Scientific Leadership Award grants to five Minority Serving Institutions to develop course content and engage students and faculty in research relevant to the nation’s complex homeland security challenges

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Wichita State Offering Free Online Professional Development Courses

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Wichita State University is offering full scholarships for anyone wanting to enroll in one of 35 undergraduate online professional development badges. Anyone who enrolls for one undergraduate-level badge now through Friday, Sept. 15, will have the full cost of the badge covered.

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Microsoft Joins Top Universities, Finance and Technology Leaders to Advance Blockchain-Based Solutions and Infrastructure

Microsoft & IC3 are joining the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3), which includes faculty members at Cornell University, Cornell Tech, UC Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and the Technion, along with leading finance and technology companies.

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Cheatham to Lead Technology Deployment and Outreach at PNNL

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New director will increase impact of PNNL's science and technology

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Hardship in Brazil, South Africa strengthens China’s BRICS lead

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Back to the Future -- One Airport Will Let You Get Past Security Without a Plane Ticket

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Starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, Pittsburgh International Airport will become the first U.S. airport to allow non-fliers regular access into it gate-side terminal areas since security measures changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating at Wichita State University, says he's glad someone is testing the concept, but isn't convinced how practical it will be for other airports.







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