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19-Apr-2019


Airbnb’s Explosive Growth Jolts Hotel Industry’s Bottom Line

New research finds Airbnb is taking an increasing share of business away from the hotel industry.

– Florida State University

Tourism Management


Rethinking the Pivot: New Perspectives on Startup Gospel

Like their predecessors throughout history, many now-iconic companies have changed trajectories — or pivoted — before achieving success. While relentless pivoting has become part of the startup gospel, new perspectives have started to emerge.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Freshman supports family by selling food from native country

Felipe Lima de Oliveira wanted to help support his family back home in Brazil. Now, as only a freshman in college, the Wichita State University student is chasing that dream through his homegrown company, Wichita Brazilian Gourmet.

– Wichita State University

18-Apr-2019


Research Finds Pregnant Women Feel Pushed Out of Their Jobs

Florida State University researcher Samantha Paustian-Underdahl found pregnant women experienced decreased encouragement in the workplace to return to their jobs after pregnancy.

– Florida State University

Journal of Applied Psychology


Mexico: Doors Needed, Not Walls

These are complicated times for Mexico: new, leftist political leadership, an increasingly fraught relationship with the U.S., and inflation threatening to ignite. Will the country of 130 million people find an economic door to open? Or will it run i...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

17-Apr-2019


Turning (recycled) water into wine

To explore responses to water use in food production, researchers from the University of Delaware looked at consumers' willingness to pay for wine made from grapes irrigated with both conventional and recycled water.

– University of Delaware

Ecological Economics


Espresso yourself: Coffee thoughts leave a latte on the mind

But what if coffee aficionados could get the same effects from their morning latte by simply responding to cues that make them think of coffee - including the smells, sights and sounds?

– Monash University

Consciousness and Cognition


Solar panel demand causing spike in worldwide silver prices

Rising demand for solar panels is having a major effect on the worldwide price of silver, which could lead to solar panel production costs becoming far higher in the future

– University of Kent

Environmental Science and Pollution Research


WTO Chief Economist Warns of Global Trade Slowdown, Lauds Power of Teamwork at UVA Darden

"I get a headache.” That quip from World Trade Organization Chief Economist Robert Koopman in response to a Darden student’s question about how he models the incredible level of geopolitical uncertainty in the global economy drew laughter from th...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


UVA Darden Executive Education Offers New Online Course on Collaboration and Influence

Business leaders seeking to discover how to build trust, promote positive engagement, gain support for new ideas, and ultimately drive long-term success and growth have a powerful resource to develop their personal influence through the new Darden Ex...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

16-Apr-2019


New strategy for credit card fraud detection

A team of researchers has developed a new strategy for detecting credit card fraud using incentives that encourage individuals and merchants to think safety first.

– University of Delaware

Omega

15-Apr-2019


FDA Ban on Menthol is Likely to Survive Tobacco Industry Lawsuits

A proposed ban of menthol combustible tobacco products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will likely be upheld in court, albeit a lengthy legal process, a Rutgers paper found.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Public Health Reports

BizWire Announcements


American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s Vice President

Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS, has been named vice president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). The association announced his appointment during the 87th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, April 13-17, 2019.

– American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

87th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting


The Hertz Corporation Partners with the Hertz Foundation to Sponsor 2019 Fellow

For the first time, The Hertz Corporation and the independent Hertz Foundation will jointly advance groundbreaking applied science and engineering with The Hertz Corporation’s sponsorship of a 2019 Hertz Fellow.

– The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation


Suzanne Sawyer Named Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine announced yesterday the appointment of Suzanne Sawyer as senior vice president, chief marketing and communications officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She will begin her new role on June 24.

– Johns Hopkins Medicine


Babson College Hosts Fourth Annual Student India Symposium April 19, 2019

Babson College will host its fourth annual India Symposium on April 19, 2019, with the theme, “Gearing for Growth.”

– Babson College


American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS,as Organization’s Past President

Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS, has been named Past President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). The association announced her appointment during the 87th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, held in San Diego, April 13-...

– American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting


American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s President

Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FAANS, has been named president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). The association announced his appointment during the 87th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, held in San Diego, April 13-17, 2019. ...

– American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting


American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Anthony L. Asher, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s Treasurer

Anthony L. Asher, MD, FAANS, has been named treasurer of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). The association announced his appointment during the 87th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, held in San Diego, April 13-17, 2019.

– American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting


American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names John A. Wilson, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s President-Elect

John A. Wilson, MD, FAANS, will serve as the 2019-2020 president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the organization announced during the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, in San Diego, April 13-17, 2019.

– American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting


Department of Energy Announces $95 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry today announced that the Department of Energy will award 86 grants totaling $95 million to 74 small businesses in 21 states.

– Department of Energy, Office of Science

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