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12-Oct-2017


Giving Voice to Values: How to Counter Rationalizations Rationally

Mary Gentile, a Professor at UVA Darden, discusses commonly confronted rationalizations and potential responses for those who wish to act effectively and with integrity under pressure. This is the companion piece to Giving Voice to Values: An Overvie...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

10-Oct-2017


Danaher Executive Vice President Shares 10 Leadership Skills for General Managers at UVA Darden

At a recent Leadership Speaker Series event at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the executive vice president of Danaher and Darden alum William Daniell II recounted his own path to general management whilst offering students key ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

includes video

09-Oct-2017


Heads-Up, CEOs — Corporate Social Responsibility May Get You Fired, Study Finds

Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of corporate social responsibility (CSR) that can result in high praise for a chief executive — or get them fired — according to new research from the...

– University of Notre Dame

Strategic Management Journal


Pecans Hit by Hurricanes, but Growers Hope to Encourage Use Beyond Winter Holidays

.Hurricanes may have taken a big bite out of the U.S. pecan crop this year, but that’s not likely to stop the annual fall flurry of pies, candies, cheeses and other delicacies made with the popular native nut, officials said.

– Texas A&M AgriLife


University of Chicago Prof. Richard H. Thaler Awarded 2017 Economics Nobel Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honored Thaler, the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, “for his contributions to behavioural economics...

– University of Chicago

BizWire Announcements


Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Launch Unique Cancer Care Collaboration

Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced MSK Physicians at Norwalk Hospital, a new cancer care collaboration that will integrate MSK medical and radiation oncologists and care practices with the existing cance...

– Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Embargo expired on 16-Oct-2017 at 06:00 ET


DHS S&T Awards $750K to BlueRISC for Malware Prediction Research and Development

DHS S&T awarded Amherst, Massachusetts-based BlueRISC, Inc. a $750,000 SBIR Phase II contract for the development of a state-of-the-art solution that system and network defenders can use to forecast and uncover malware attacks.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate


Wichita State University Center for Real Estate releases 2018 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast Series

Kansas home prices should rise by 5.2 percent next year according to the 2018 Kansas Housing Forecast published by the Wichita State University Center for Real Estate.

– Wichita State University


Jefferson and Monell Center Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

Leadership at Jefferson and the Monell Center announced today the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to move forward with discussions of merging the two organizations.

– Monell Chemical Senses Center

Embargo expired on 12-Oct-2017 at 16:00 ET


Biotech Veteran Jay Liu Joins Drug Discovery Division

Southern Research announced that Jay Liu, Ph.D., an experienced biotech industry innovator and entrepreneur, has joined its Drug Discovery division as director of technology development and innovation.

– Southern Research


DHS S&T Awards $750K To Manassas, Va.-based Tech Firm For Mobile Application Development Security Research

DHS S&T announced a $749,928 SBIR award to Manassas, Virginia-based Progeny Systems Corporation for developing a secure, mobile application development environment and deployment process.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate


FAU National Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of U.S. Economy as Approval for Trump Drops to 31 Percent

Hispanics in the U.S. are souring on the direction of the economy and showing growing dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiativ...

– Florida Atlantic University


UVA Investing Conference to Explore How Asset Management Is Changing

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business’ Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management will host the 10th annual University of Virginia Investing Conference (UVIC) 9–10 November 2017.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

University of Virginia Investing Conference (UVIC) 9–10 November 2017

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