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Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?

As you start your holiday shopping, San Diego State cybersecurity expert Dr. Steven Andrés offers his best advice on safeguarding your money and your identity.

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– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Study: When Job Seekers Talk the Talk, They’re More Likely to Walk the Walk.

Research shows that talking about the highs and lows of job hunting can aid a job search.

– American University

Career Development International, Vol. 22 Issue: 7

GBSI to Present at ASCB|EMBO 2017 in Philadelphia December 4 and 5

Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) will introduce a new cell authentication training modules and videos to be available online for use by students, post-doctoral scholars, research faculty, educators and education administrators. The materi...

– Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI)


Research Could Strip Wine of Sulfites — and Health Worries — for Pennies Per Bottle

A research drive at the University of Kansas School of Engineering is working toward the design and marketing of a low-cost, easy-to-use device that would filter up to 99 percent of sulfites from wine when it’s poured from the bottle.

– University of Kansas

UC San Diego Extension Reveals Emerging Careers for 2017

The University of California San Diego Extension released its “Emerging Careers for 2017” report that details the most in-demand jobs with the highest growth potential both in San Diego and nationally.

– University of California San Diego


WVU Chief Economist: Opioid Crisis Has Cost West Virginia Nearly $1 Billion

West Virginia University’s chief economist said the opioid epidemic in West Virginia and across the U.S. has come with a hefty price tag, causing a void in this state’s economy of nearly $1 billion.

Expert Available

– West Virginia University

Embargo expired on 28-Nov-2017 at 09:00 ET

New UCI Study Reveals How Social Media Can Help People Lose Weight


– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business

Journal of Interactive Marketing, November 2017

Study: How to Get Patients to Share Electronic Health Records

Education is the key to getting patients to share their medical records electronically with health care providers, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Medical Internet Research

​Sometimes, It Pays for the Boss to Be Humble

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s good to be humble when you’re the boss – as long as that’s what your employees expect.Researchers studying workplaces in China found that some real-life teams showed more creativity if the employees rated their bosses ...

– Ohio State University

Journal of Applied Psychology

Researchers Trained Neural Networks to Be Fashion Designers (Sort Of)

Researchers from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one day create custom apparel designs to help retailers and apparel makers sell clothing to consumers b...

– University of California San Diego


Research: Proposed GOP Tax Plan Could Cost California Taxpayers $38B

A third of Californians would face a substantial tax hike under the proposed GOP tax plan, which would also hurt the housing market, according to an analysis by Ken Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Robotics Lab Gives Students Real-World Industry Experience at Wichita State University

The Robotics and Automation Lab, part of Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research, gives students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to real industry problems.

– Wichita State University

Video Highlights from the 2017 UVA Investing Conference

The 10th annual University of Virginia Investing Conference brought together investors, academics, financial analysts, executives and economists to explore the current economic and political landscape and identify investing opportunities and strategi...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

includes video

3 Keys to Project Management: Lessons From the 21st Century Battlefield

Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne and Josh Sims (EMBA Class of 2018), an Army veteran, discuss three essentials of project management, with examples from Sims’ time in Afghanistan.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Millennials Will Dish the Dirt on Cleaning at 2018 ACI Convention

Dive deep into marketing to millennials during a special consumer panel at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute Industry Convention, January 29-February 3 at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Takasago, in partnership with ACI, will pre...

– American Cleaning Institute

What’s the Real Purpose of Annual Employee Reviews?

When Darden did away with the traditional annual performance review system, it took an employee-centric approach to develop something new. This piece by Lisa Cannell discusses how the School came to the iterative, customized feedback process it uses ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Buyout Funds’ Valuation Accuracy and Claims of Lower Risk Questioned in New Study by Johns Hopkins Researchers

A new study calls into question the accuracy of the industry’s estimates buyout funds and claims of a less volatile, more reliable product than what’s available on the S&P.

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

The Journal of Private Equity

BizWire Announcements

The Scripps Research Institute Welcomes Renowned Data Scientist Amalio Telenti

Telenti is a leading data scientist and genomic researcher whose research foci include human genomics, as well as infectious disease research.

– Scripps Research Institute

USAA and McCombs School Collaborate to Help Fund Center for Research and Analytics

A collaboration between USAA and UT Austin's McCombs School of Business will support a new Center for Research and Analytics.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Third Edition Of ‘Influence Without Authority’ Released

Allan Cohen, Babson College management professor, and David L. Bradford, Senior Lecturer on Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of Business, have released the third edition of ‘Influence Without Authority.’

– Babson College

Deconstructing SBIR – Shining Light on the Proposal Submission Process

If you have 500 employees or less, and are a small business, women-owned small business, or disadvantage small business with we want to work with you. Join us December 5 at 1 p.m. EST, for a Facebook Live Tech Talk.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Innovate S&T: Navigating Ways to Work and Partner with S&T

Join S&T for a Facebook Live conversation for the second video in our series on Tuesday, December 12 at 1 p.m. EST to discuss partnership opportunities and areas of focus as laid out in the S&T Industry Guide.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

UW students win Amazon’s inaugural Alexa Prize for most engaging socialbot

A team of University of Washington students and faculty has won Amazon’s inaugural Alexa Prize, a university competition designed to produce an artificial intelligence agent capable of coherent and sustained conversation with humans.

– University of Washington

Pacific University (Ore.) Launches Public Phase of $80 Million Lead On Campaign

Pacific University (Ore.) Launches Public Phase of $80 Million Lead On Campaign

– Pacific University (Ore.)





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