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Monday, December 18, 2017

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New Study: First Distance Education State Almanacs Published

The Distance Education State Almanac 2017, conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and the Digital Learning Compass organization, reveals very different patterns of distance enrollments among the fifty states.

– Babson College

10 Tips to Safeguard Your Kids' Toys Against Hackers this Holiday Season

Web-based toys create a new set of security risks, M. Eric Johnson, a widely recognized IT security researcher and dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, gives practical tips to protect your family.

Expert Available

– Vanderbilt University

includes video


The Power of One: East Meets West in Strategy

UVA Darden Professor Ming-Jer Chen discusses his seminal work in competitive dynamics and explores how an Eastern philosophical perspective applies to the analysis of strategy and competition.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Experts Predict Another Good Year for Georgia’s Economy; Growth to Outpace the Nation

Georgia’s growth rate will outpace the national average in 2018, according to experts. The state’s employment will rise by 2 percent, nearly twice the 1.1 percent gain expected for the nation.

Expert Available

– University of Georgia


Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say

Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business...

– Baylor University

Computers in Human Behavior


African Immigrants: How Race and Gender Shape the American Dream

Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.

– Michigan State University

Racial and Ethnic Studies, Nov-2017


Queen’s University Launch MBA Programme to Enhance Career Progression

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a new MBA programme in response to the increasing demand from employers for MBA and business school graduates.

– Queen's University Belfast

BizWire Announcements

Geneseo Startup Verdimine Signs License Agreement with Research Foundation for SUNY

Geneseo-based startup company Verdimine has signed an exclusive license agreement with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York to employ a proprietary green chemistry process that improves safety and efficiency in manufacturing s...

– State University of New York at Geneseo

Clarkson University Introduces New Initiative to Partner with Students to Reduce Upfront Costs of College and Accelerate Career Success

Clarkson University is proud to announce the Lewis Income Share Agreement. This is a new way to help students pay for college based on their future incomes.

– Clarkson University

DHS S&T is Enhancing the Autopsy Digital Forensics Tool

Autopsy, an open-source platform, supports all types of criminal investigations—from fraud to terrorism to child exploitation. It boasts thousands of users around the world and is downloaded an average of 4,000 times each week.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Student Sports Analytics Startup Zcruit Acquired

Zcruit, a sports analytics company started by Northwestern University undergraduate students, has been acquired by Reigning Champs, a California-based digital network for student athletes, parents, coaches and colleges.The deal marks the first acquis...

– Northwestern University

CSUCI Business & Technology Partnership Executive Committee Welcomes 10 New Members

Ten representatives from a variety of industries and non-profit organizations will be joining the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Business & Technology Partnership Executive Committee. Included in the group of new additions are two CSUCI faculty members....

– California State University, Channel Islands

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Awarded $900,000 State Grant to Support Connected Systems Institute

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is giving the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee $900,000 to support a public-private partnership focused on improving productivity through the Internet of Things, a network of devices that collect and ex...

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee





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