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05-Oct-2017


Decision to Rescind Waters of the United States Rule Based on Flawed Analysis, Virginia Tech Economist Finds

New evidence suggests that the Trump Administration’s proposal to rescind the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that would limit the scope of the Clean Water Act inappropriately overlooks wetlands-related values.

– Virginia Tech

Science

Embargo expired on 05-Oct-2017 at 14:00 ET


Study Sheds Light on How, Why Middle Managers Can Coerce Employees Into Deceptive Practices

A study led by a University of Kansas School of Business professor sheds new light on how and why middle managers can coerce their employees into deceiving upper management, in order to ensure that a unit's performance looks good while also keeping t...

– University of Kansas

Organization Science


Study Says Financial Awards Can Actually Discourage Whistleblowers from Reporting Fraud

Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do the right thing, according to a new study.

– Florida Atlantic University

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory


2018 Kansas Employment Forecast released

The growing national and global economies provide some optimism in an otherwise gloomy outlook for Kansas, according to Jeremy Hill, director of the W. Frank Barton School of Business Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita S...

– Wichita State University


NIST Adds Nearly $2 Billion in Combined Economic Contributions to Maryland and Colorado, New Leeds School of Business Report Finds

A new report from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) added nearly $2 billion in combined economic contributions across the two states in the 2016...

– University of Colorado Boulder

04-Oct-2017


The Why of Business

As Darden students examine the purpose of business, Professor Ed Hess shares insights on how it has shifted over the years and implications for the technology age.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


When and Why to Seek Venture Capital: Entrepreneurs and Investors Share Their Insights

According to panelists at a University of Virginia Darden School of Business Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation panel discussion held at the Yale Club in New York City recently, when trying to find the best route to capital for new ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

03-Oct-2017


Women Encouraged to ‘Opt-In to Finance’ at UVA Darden

Finance remains a sector of both ample opportunities and unique challenges for women. According to a panel of University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnae working in various areas of the industry, many sectors of finance remain male-domin...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


American University Experts Available to Discuss Tax Reform and Related Issues

American University Experts Available to Discuss Tax Reform and Related Issues

Expert Available

– American University

BizWire Announcements


DHS S&T Awards $194K to NexiTech for Defense against Cyber-Threats

DHS S&T has awarded NexiTech, Inc. of Woodland Park, Colorado, a $194,000 contract to harden the DHS S&T cyber-defenses of financial institutions.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate


Entrepreneur Steven Puckett Joins Prosperity Fund Leadership

Business consultant and serial entrepreneur Steven Puckett has been named managing director of Southern Research’s Prosperity Fund, a $2.4 million initiative that seeks to inject economic vitality into four Alabama counties hit hard by the coal ind...

– Southern Research


DHS S&T Awards $747K to NYC Small Business to Develop Hybrid Malware Prediction System

New York City-based Red Balloon Security, Inc. was awarded a $746,756 SBIR contract from the DHS S&T to develop an upgrade to its existing hybrid prediction system for embedded malware detection.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate


MD Anderson and BridgeBio Pharma Launch Navire Pharma to Develop Targeted Therapy for Patients with Difficult-to-Treat Cancer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and BridgeBio Pharma today announced the launch of Navire Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing novel small-molecule inhibitors of a tyrosine-protein phosphatase called SHP2 for gene...

– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Embargo expired on 04-Oct-2017 at 08:00 ET


DHS S&T Launches New ‘Mobilizing Innovation’

The Mobilizing Innovation webpage provides a high-level overview of how specific S&T innovations are promoting progress in key DHS mission areas.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate


GBSI BioPolicy Summit 2017 Explores Newest Lab Automation, Digital Tools and Technologies Promising Improved Preclinical Research Reproducibility - October 16, in San Francisco

Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd annual BioPolicy Summit: “Improving Reproducibility of Research Through Digital Tools, Technologies and Laboratory Automation,” will bring a diverse and interdisciplinary group of participants togethe...

– Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI)


CFA Institute, UVA Darden Announce Plans for Expanded Partnership

Dean Scott Beardsley, CFA Institute President and CEO Paul Smith, and leaders from Darden and the CFA Institute came together to sign a memorandum of understanding to expand the partnership between the two institutions.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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