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Monday, May 13, 2019

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Why some rules are meant to be broken

Most research into compliance looks at how organizations follow regulations. Researchers at Vanderbilt and University of Virginia are among the first to examine whether the rules themselves could be contributing to violations.

– Vanderbilt University

Journal of Management

The economics of opioids: Fentanyl has a steep price tag in lives, lab costs and resources

Researchers at West Virginia University have studied the overwhelming, detrimental effects of opioid abuse on this state and the nation, and a new wave of the epidemic may be the most daunting yet.

– West Virginia University

Drug Alcohol Depend

Automation in Government Jobs Will Affect Women, Minorities Disproportionately

Study finds that "occupational segregation" could result in women and minorities bearing the brunt of layoffs in state and local government as a result of automation.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Public Integrity

Opposites attract and, together, they can make surprisingly gratifying decisions

Opposites may attract and drive each other a little crazy, but, together, they can make satisfactory decisions despite their divergent attitudes

– Boston College

Journal of Consumer Psychology


Connecting journalists with quality fact check sources, Newswise adds Google Fact Check

This month, Newswise launches Google Fact Check as a new submission option for their network of communicators at more than 400 institutions worldwide. Submissions to this feed will be configured specifically for indexing as a fact check article in Go...

– Newswise

Embargo expired on 08-May-2019 at 09:00 ET

Wireless Access For Health Initiative: A Public-Private Partnership

The Wireless Access for Health initiative uses computing and mobile technology to improve public health care delivery for millions of people in the Philippines. It’s an example of a public-private partnership that makes strategic use of business’...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Program's student diversity strengthens its impact and reach

Members of the Green Briq venture, a Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) program venture, work with locals in Kisumu, Kenya, to create fuel briquettes from dried hyacinth, an invasive plant species found in the waters of East ...

– Penn State College of Engineering

BizWire Announcements

National security, science collaboration bolstered by new agreement

Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico have signed an umbrella Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to bolster national security and advance science and engineering. The CRADA allows the labs and university to explore...

– Sandia National Laboratories

Experts Provide Realistic Prices for 2018 Bordeaux Wine Futures

In a report published by the London International Vintners Exchange (Liv-ex), researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Syracuse University provide realistic prices for 2018 Bordeaux wines.

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Former cleantech executive leads development of University of Washington energy research and technology center

The University of Washington has named Kevin Klustner executive director of the Center for Advanced Materials & Clean Energy Technologies. The Center's future 340,000-square-foot home will allow UW scientists & partners to accelerate clean energy sol...

– University of Washington

ORNL, Lincoln Electric to Advance Large-Scale Metal Additive Manufacturing Technology

The new agreement builds upon ORNL and Lincoln Electric’s previous developments by extending additive technology to new materials, leveraging data analytics and enabling rapid manufacture of metal components in excess of 100 pounds per hour.

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Babson To Host 39th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) June 5-8, 2019

The 39th annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) takes place at the Babson College Wellesley MA campus June 5-8, 2019.

– Babson College

39th annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), June 5-8, 2019

Growing Ag and Food Tech Company Establishes St. Louis Headquarters with Expanded Footprint

“We chose to expand our presence in St. Louis because of its leadership in plant science and commitment to innovation,” said Matthew Crisp, CEO and co-founder of Benson Hill.

– Benson Hill Biosystems

UT Dallas Climbs Forbes’ List of Best Value Colleges in U.S.

The University, ranked No. 1 among all Texas public universities, was recognized for its quality, price, alumni earnings, timely graduation and access for low-income students.

– University of Texas at Dallas

Apple CEO, Emmy winner, Pulitzer winner, civil rights leader to be honored by Tulane  

Apple CEO Tim Cook, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, Emmy and Tony-winning actress Blythe Danner and civil rights leader U.S. Rep. John Lewis will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2019 Commencemen...

– Tulane University





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