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Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work

A recent study finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.

– North Carolina State University

Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Sept-2018

Labor Unions Help Employees Take More Paid Maternity Leave

Labor unions help working mothers take greater advantage of paid maternity leave benefits than non-union mothers, but unions could do more to mitigate the earnings penalty that typically follows leave-taking.

– Vanderbilt University

Industrial and Labor Relations Review


Going Viral: Investor Attention to Social Media Stocks

What is the value of a social media firm? Paying attention to what investors tune into keeps a finger on the pulse of market fluctuations. And a new study finds that retail investors pay attention to social media stocks over other stocks.

– Michigan Technological University

International Journal of Economics and Finance, Sept-2018 Honors Cedars-Sinai for Diversity, the popular online health information resource for African-American consumers, has named Cedars-Sinai to its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity List. specifically cited Cedars-Sinai for its strong commitment in promotin...

– Cedars-Sinai


Brooklyn’s Masala Mama Expands Nationwide, Utilizes Cornell Food Venture Center to Build Business

The Cornell Food Venture Center helped the company Masala Mama bring its four all-natural Indian simmer sauces to market.

– Cornell University


Study Finds Firms Going Public Can Avoid Underpricing and Stock Volatility by Taking Alternative Two-Stage IPO

Firms that are planning to go public may want to consider a two-stage Initial Public Offering to reduce underpricing and volatility of the stock.

– Florida Atlantic University

Journal of Financial Intermediation

Global Perspectives on Early Stage Startups: Leading European Accelerator Visits UVA Darden

Directors from APX, a Berlin-based venture accelerator visited the Darden School of Business recently to share a European perspective on venture creation and acceleration with students and faculty, further strengthening the ties between the School an...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Capitalizing on sleep-wake cycle can drastically increase digital ad profits from social media, study shows

New Notre Dame research shows digital content platforms can increase traffic to their websites from social media and boost digital ad profits by at least 8 percent, simply by aligning their posting schedules with target audiences’ sleep-wake cycles...

– University of Notre Dame

Kosmos Innovation Center: A P3 Partnership

Kosmos Innovation Center facilitates the development of entrepreneurs and businesses, with a focus on the agribusiness sector. A partnership between three organizations, it is led by Kosmos Energy, a global energy company; DAI Global, an internationa...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Prototyping Center turns ideas into reality

UWM's Prototyping Center works with academics, students and local businesses to test and make prototypes of potential new products.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BizWire Announcements

Serial Entrepreneur Janos Stone Named Manager Of Innovation And Design Spaces At Babson’s New Weissman Foundry

Babson College has announced the appointment of Janos Stone as Manager of Innovation and Design Spaces for its new Weissman Foundry.

– Babson College

Penn Medicine, Grand View Health Announce Alliance

he University of Pennsylvania Health System and Grand View Health have announced a new alliance focused on the development of joint clinical care programs to improve health care for people in Bucks and Montgomery counties and the surrounding areas.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Embargo expired on 18-Sep-2018 at 09:00 ET

Mayo Clinic, Pontiac Land collaborating to expand patient care and hospitality in Rochester

Mayo Clinic and Pontiac Land Group today announced plans to expand the Gonda Building on Mayo’s Rochester campus to support the growing need for additional clinical space, and to offer patients and visitors to the community a premier hospitality ex...

– Mayo Clinic





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