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Belief in the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Does Not Turn People into Successful Entrepreneurs

Belief in the “Prosperity Gospel” — that God financially blesses faithful followers — does not turn individuals into successful entrepreneurs. But prosperity beliefs can fuel values linked to entrepreneurial thinking, such as power and achiev...

– Baylor University

Scientific Study of Religion

Graduating to The Next Level: 5 Leadership Lessons for New Graduates (And Anyone Else)

Darden Ideas to Action offers words of wisdom from six experts for graduates (and anyone else) on how real people with a real sense of purpose can make the workplace more productive, responsible and, well, happy.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Six Digital Health Startups Named Finalists in LifeBridge Health/CareFirst Innovation Challenge

Six digital health startups have been named finalists in the first LifeBridge Health and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) Innovation Challenge earning the chance to receive up to $50,000 to further the research and development of their idea...

– LifeBridge Health


Fearful customers sensitive to size and scope of a data breach while angry customers are not, research finds

Customers who feel afraid in the wake of a data breach care more about the size and scope of the breach than do angry customers, according to research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Journal of Business Research,

Concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships, study shows

New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that employees may not want to sacrifice social capital with their leader by voicing concerns.

– University of Notre Dame


Economics Professor Explores Relationship Between Walmart and Food Insecurity

Whether the proliferation of Walmart supercenters is a help or a hindrance to the U.S. economy has long been a topic of debate. But according to new research from Charles Courtemanche, associate professor of economics in University of Kentucky’s Ga...

– University of Kentucky

Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction, study finds

Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

– University of East Anglia

Tourism Management

Study finds government contracting decreases employee diversity

A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia revealed that when governments contract work out to private companies, fewer African American, Hispanic and female employees are hired.

– University of Georgia

BizWire Announcements

Coming soon: A home blood test to better monitor chronic illnesses

In his lab, UdeM professor Alexis Vallée-Bélisle is busy perfecting a biosensor that patients with kidney disease, heart disease or other chronic illnesses can use without leaving home.

– Universite de Montreal

Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja Joins The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education

Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) has joined The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education (The Collaborative).

– Babson College

FAU Receives $750,000 to Name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. (GnF) to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building.

– Florida Atlantic University

Brazilian Biodiversity Leader and Benson Hill Expand Partnership to Advance Crop Breeding

“We are eager to expand our relationship with Benson Hill and use CropOS to advance breeding for farmers across Latin America.” said Cleber Soares, executive director for Innovation and Technology of Embrapa. “Our work together has demonstrated...

– Benson Hill Biosystems

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Penn State partners with IISE on award to recognize innovation in service systems engineering

At its May 18-21 conference and expo in Orlando, Florida, the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) partnered with Penn State to recognize the innovative techniques organizations are using to improve the performance of service industri...

– Penn State College of Engineering

Julia Esparza, AHIP Champions Reorganization Efforts as she Begins Term as President of the Medical Library Association

Julia Esparza, AHIP, started her term May 7th as President of the Medical Library Association (MLA), during its 119th premier annual event, MLA ’19, held from May 3 to 8, 2019 in Chicago.

– Medical Library Association

Stephen Piscotty of the Oakland Athletics wins 54th Annual Hutch Award

Right fielder honored for overcoming personal tragedy, demonstrating a commitment to scientific research and exemplifying the spirit of Fred Hutchinson

– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Monticciolo Elected American College of Radiology President

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Council recently elected Debra L. Monticciolo, MD, FACR, of Temple, TX, president of the American College of Radiology (ACR) at ACR 2019 — the ACR annual meeting in Washington, DC.

– American College of Radiology (ACR)

Hackensack Meridian Health Recognized by CIANJ as an Environmental Leadership Champion

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce its recognition by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) as an Environmental Leadership Champion for 2019.

– Hackensack Meridian Health





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