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Companies Have Little Incentive to Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment

New research by Vanderbilt economist Joni Hersch finds there are not strong enough incentives to push companies to eliminate or mitigate the risk of workplace sexual harassment.

– Vanderbilt University

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Will Trump Admin Tax Cuts Lead to More Hiring, Increased Wages? Not According to UVA Darden CFO Roundtable Members

CFOs from leading publicly traded and private equity-held companies based in the Washington, D.C., region shared their insights on Trump's tax stimulus package and its impact as part of the Top-of-Mind topic — It’s All About the Stimulus — at t...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Three Things: Preparing for Financial Crisis

In this Three Things video, Darden Professor and Dean Emeritus Robert Bruner discusses how we know crises will recur and how we can personally prepare for them.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

includes video

Something Special Brewing in New Darden Club

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has dozens of student-run clubs, with areas of focus ranging from professional sectors like consulting and finance to affinity clubs like Graduate Women in Business and those focused on athletic pu...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


American Service Industry Approaching a ‘Tipping Point’

The average rate at which Americans tip for services has been increasing steadily for decades, but the practice has been branded over the years as classist, anti-egalitarian, and downright undemocratic, leading some restaurateurs to abandon it. A new...

– American Institute of Physics (AIP)



Signed, Sealed & ... Delivered?

Does the signature size match the personality?According to Chad Ham, assistant professor of accounting at Washington University in St. Louis' Olin Business School, a chief financial officer (CFO) with an oversized signature is more likely to make que...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Journal of Accounting Research, Dec-2017

BizWire Announcements

UIC Forms Partnership with Central Intelligence Agency

The University of Illinois at Chicago has launched a new partnership with the Central Intelligence Agency that will enhance student career opportunities at the university, officials recently announced.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches Third Annual Make March Matter™ Fundraising Campaign

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) launched its third annual Make March Matter campaign Wednesday.

– Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

UNC Charlotte Names Mike Hill of the University of Florida as 49ers Athletics Director

Chancellor Philip L. Dubois has announced the appointment of Mike Hill as the next Director of Athletics at UNC Charlotte. Hill, currently Executive Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs at the University of Florida, will assume his resp...

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Intensive Women in STEM Leadership Program Offers Strategies to Balance Inequities

--Why is women’s presence in executive positions and senior academic posts in STEM scarcer than men? Whether it’s the influence of gender/cultural bias; the impact of tokenism, isolation due to a lack of support networks or experience with glass ...

– Stony Brook University

DHS S&T Calls for Technology Submissions for Integrated First Responder Demonstration in Houston

S&T released today a Request for Information (RFI) for participation in the Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) – Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx). The OpEx will take place December 3 -7, 2018, at the Port of Houston in Houston, ...

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Scientists, Advocates Team Up to Launch Odylia Therapeutics to Accelerate Gene Therapy Trials for Rare Conditions Causing Blindness

New nonprofit organization will bring treatments to clinical trial for people at risk for blindness due to ultra-rare inherited retinal diseases. Boston, Mass. — Scientists and advocates today announced the formation of Odylia Therapeutics, a nonpr...

– Massachusetts Eye and Ear

University of Haifa Launches the Multiversity Revolution

University of Haifa Launches the Multiversity Revolution

– University of Haifa

When Disaster Doesn't Strike: New Book Explores the Study of Highly Reliable Organizations

A new book edited by researchers at Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management and the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers research insights from the study of Highly Reliable Organizations (HROs), a fie...

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

University of Redlands School of Business Announces Installation of Dean Thomas A. Horan

Dr. Horan provides leadership and strategic direction for the graduate, undergraduate, and online business degrees. He brings real-world experience and more than 30 years in designing, implementing, and evaluating businesses which has led several ini...

– University of Redlands

BizWire Higher Education Events

Startup Challenge Returns to CSUMB

The Startup Challenge is a new business competition and accelerator program that supports the founding, funding and growth of new and innovative businesses in the Monterey Bay region.

– California State University, Monterey Bay





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