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Released: 27-Apr-2023 4:30 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE: Live Event for April 26: Misinformation and Media Relations
Newswise

We are forming a panel to discuss misinformation and how it affects media relations. For the last two years, we have been looking at how Newswise can tackle issues around spreading and consuming fake news.

       
Released: 26-Apr-2023 9:35 AM EDT
Are Socially Conscientious CEO's Better Leaders?
California State University, Fullerton

Zhejia Ling, assistant accounting professor at Cal State Fullerton, based on her research, believes that a company CEO who is involved in pro-social responsibility has a greater chance of making beneficial corporate decisions and being better leaders.

   
Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Aradhna Krishna Confronts Overpackaging and the Illusion of Sustainability
Released: 25-Apr-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Michigan Ross Professor Aradhna Krishna Confronts Overpackaging and the Illusion of Sustainability
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

While paper packaging is often seen as the sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to plastic, new research by Aradhna Krishna has revealed that excess paper packaging often creates the illusion of sustainability without actually reducing plastic waste.

Released: 25-Apr-2023 4:45 PM EDT
FHFA’s Changes to Mortgage Fees Increases Risk in the Housing Finance System
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

On May 1, 2023, a set of new, loan-level price adjustment (LLPA) grids for mortgages purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mandated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) will go into effect. FHFA’s director stated that the rationale for these changes is “to increase pricing support for purchase borrowers limited by income or by wealth.​”

Released: 25-Apr-2023 12:10 PM EDT
Wealthy white homeowners more likely to see financial benefits from land conservation, study shows
University of Rhode Island

Land conservation projects do more than preserve open space and natural ecosystems. They can also boost property values for homeowners living nearby. But a new study finds that those financial benefits are unequally distributed among demographic groups in the U.S.The study, by researchers from the University of Rhode Island and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, found that new housing wealth associated with land conservation goes disproportionately to people who are wealthy and white.

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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins
Newswise

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

       
Released: 19-Apr-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Arif Efendi applauds global renewable energy efforts
Social Media Experts

Businessman and international investor Arif Efendi shares his thoughts on the positive implications of global renewable energy efforts.

   
Released: 31-Mar-2023 4:40 PM EDT
A ‘power boost’ for customers is key to enhancing engagement and wellbeing, suggests study
University of Surrey

Customers who feel powerless in their relationship with a company are likely to disengage from the company and experience negative effects on their overall wellbeing, suggests new research from the University of Surrey.

   
Newswise: Ochsner Health Named 2023 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award Winner
Released: 29-Mar-2023 3:10 PM EDT
Ochsner Health Named 2023 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award Winner
Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health, Louisiana’s largest nonprofit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system, has received the 2023 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award (GEWA). This award recognizes the most engaged workplace cultures in the world. After another year of unpredictability in the workplace, Gallup found that Ochsner Health continued to put their employees’ engagement at the center of their business strategy, embedding engagement into their very culture.

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Released: 27-Mar-2023 3:25 PM EDT
The organization of sex trafficking: Study reveals entrepreneurial cycle of human exploitation
University of Notre Dame

Through coercion and deception, more than 20 million people around the world are forced into labor that generates more than $150 billion in annual profits, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO). At an extreme, modern slavery and human trafficking involve exploitation that a person cannot refuse or escape because of threats, violence, coercion and deception.

   
Newswise: 11 ways to improve airlines for customers
Released: 24-Mar-2023 5:45 PM EDT
11 ways to improve airlines for customers
University of Missouri, Columbia

The name of the game is customer satisfaction, especially in the airline industry where companies are constantly jockeying for business by promising better service than their competitors. Now a professor at the University of Missouri has used artificial intelligence to sort through thousands of customer reviews and identify where airlines are falling short.

   
Released: 24-Mar-2023 1:30 PM EDT
THE LANCET: Health experts call for bold action to prioritize health over profit
Lancet

A new Series published in The Lancet describes how, although commercial entities can contribute positively to health and society, the products and practices of some commercial actors are responsible for escalating rates of avoidable ill health, planetary damage, and social and health inequity.

   
Newswise: Out of the shadows and into the Light: UniSA reopens historic haunt as new Enterprise Hub
Released: 23-Mar-2023 8:00 PM EDT
Out of the shadows and into the Light: UniSA reopens historic haunt as new Enterprise Hub
University of South Australia

From publicans and pawnbrokers to vampires and exotic dancers, Light Square has a long and colourful history of interesting residents. Now, a new breed of business will occupy the north-western corner of Light Square as UniSA unveils its new state-of-the-art enterprise and innovation facility.

   
Newswise: New Mexico veteran-owned small business nominated for Department of Energy award
Released: 22-Mar-2023 1:10 PM EDT
New Mexico veteran-owned small business nominated for Department of Energy award
Sandia National Laboratories

Pluma, LLC, has been nominated by Sandia National Laboratories as the Department of Energy’s Protégé of the Year as part of its Mentor-Protégé Program. Pluma, a general construction business started in Albuquerque, is one of five businesses Sandia accepted into the program with the mission of helping them grow with the labs’ guidance, knowledge, leadership and resources.

   

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Newswise: RST Professor Helps Tourism Industries Build Sustainable Financing
Released: 15-Mar-2023 3:40 PM EDT
RST Professor Helps Tourism Industries Build Sustainable Financing
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Sharon Zou at the University of Illinois is doing research on financing public park and recreation services.

   
Released: 13-Mar-2023 6:00 AM EDT
University Hospitals named for 11th time as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Announcement that University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2023 World's Most Ethical Companies.

Released: 9-Mar-2023 12:05 PM EST
Research shows success of working from home depends on company health
University of Missouri, Columbia

While more businesses continue to shift to remote work, some well-known CEOs remain steadfast against the movement. Naresh Khatri, an associate professor of health management and informatics in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri, said the success of shifting to remote work depends on the flexibility of the organization to adjust to individual employees and the technology available to them.

   
Newswise: WashU Expert: Goldman Sachs’ sale won’t allow return to ‘freewheeling ways’
Released: 6-Mar-2023 2:05 PM EST
WashU Expert: Goldman Sachs’ sale won’t allow return to ‘freewheeling ways’
Washington University in St. Louis

The Goldman Sachs Group is considering a sale of its consumer banking business, but regulations will mean it can’t simply return to being an investment bank, said an expert on financial and securities regulation at Washington University in St. Louis.“While exiting the consumer banking business may allow Goldman to ‘check out,’ it can never fully leave the regulatory world for bank holding companies and return to its investment banking roots,” said Andrew Tuch, a professor of law.

   
Newswise: New Study Finds Offering Paid Sick Leave is Good for U.S. Business
Released: 23-Feb-2023 1:30 PM EST
New Study Finds Offering Paid Sick Leave is Good for U.S. Business
Florida Atlantic University

A study that systematically reviewed 22 years of research examining the relationship between paid sick leave benefits and short-term and long-term U.S. business outcomes finds a trove of evidence suggesting paid sick leave is linked with favorable business outcomes. Key findings show access to paid sick leave means less occupational injury, spread of contagious disease, presenteeism (the act of workers going to work while ill), and employee death. There was more evidence that paid sick leave was related to favorable business conditions such as employee morale and job satisfaction, improved retention, higher profitability and firm performance, and favorable labor market conditions, compared to evidence supporting negative business consequences, such as worker absence.

 
Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Jeremy Kress Advising DOJ on Bank Mergers
Released: 21-Feb-2023 5:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Jeremy Kress Advising DOJ on Bank Mergers
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

The Department of Justice is reviewing its guidelines for bank mergers, and Ross School of Business Assistant Professor Jeremy Kress is playing a key role in the process.

Newswise: Income Affects Maternal and Infant Health in Somewhat Unexpected Ways
Released: 16-Feb-2023 5:05 PM EST
Income Affects Maternal and Infant Health in Somewhat Unexpected Ways
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

While higher income improves maternal and infant health over time, it’s not enough to offset the impact of race, according to new research.

   
Released: 15-Feb-2023 2:00 PM EST
The State of Remote Work Three Years After COVID Emptied Offices
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

UMD Smith’s Gerald Suarez examines post-pandemic employer-worker dynamics.

     
Released: 14-Feb-2023 10:05 AM EST
Fact-checking the reporting of the explosion in East Palestine, Ohio
Newswise

Expert cautions that the statement, "We basically nuked a town with chemicals so we could get a railroad open," is irresponsible.

   
Newswise: Sanford Burnham Prebys earns highest rating from Charity Navigator
Released: 14-Feb-2023 8:55 AM EST
Sanford Burnham Prebys earns highest rating from Charity Navigator
Sanford Burnham Prebys

A top rating on Charity Navigator means Sanford Burnham Prebys is among the most trusted charities nationwide in terms of financial health and accountability.

Released: 13-Feb-2023 5:05 PM EST
Financial Strategies Acquisition Corp. Announces Merger with Austin Biosciences Corp, A Texas Biotechnology Platform Company
Financial Strategies Acquisition Corp.

Financial Strategies Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: FXCO) ("FXCO")(the "Company")., a Special Purpose Acquisition Company led by CEO Alexander V. Schinzing, today announced the execution of a definitive business combination agreement with Austin Biosciences Corp. ("Austin Biosciences").

   
Released: 9-Feb-2023 9:30 AM EST
Fighting bias with bias: same-race reviews reduce Airbnb booking inequality
Cornell University

White guests favor Airbnb properties with white hosts but are more inclined to rent from Black or Asian hosts if they see featured reviews from previous white guests, new research finds.

Released: 8-Feb-2023 3:50 PM EST
Prosocial CEOs increase company value, stakeholder satisfaction
University of Washington

New research from Weili Ge, professor of accounting at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, found that CEOs who engage in prosocial behavior — activities that primarily help others — are more likely to make decisions that benefit people and increase company value.

   
Released: 8-Feb-2023 9:50 AM EST
Workplace Negotiation Workshop March 9-10 in Washington, D.C.
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

UMD Smith faculty experts Vijaya Venkataramani and Rellie Derfler-Rozin will lead participants through experiential exercises and real-life simulations covering a broad spectrum of workplace negotiation situations in a workshop-based professional certificate course.

   
Released: 31-Jan-2023 5:10 PM EST
Coin Laundry Association Aims to Elevate Industry with New Sponsorship Program
Coin Laundry Association

The Coin Laundry Association (CLA) has partnered with five leading laundromat equipment providers in a bold new sponsorship initiative that will have benefits for the entire industry.

   
Newswise: Michigan Ross Startup BlueConduit Joins White House Partnership to Find, Remove Lead Pipes Across U.S.
Released: 30-Jan-2023 5:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Startup BlueConduit Joins White House Partnership to Find, Remove Lead Pipes Across U.S.
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

A Ross School of Business startup that helped accelerate the removal of dangerous lead pipes in Flint and many other communities has joined a White House partnership aimed at replacing all of the nation’s lead service lines in a decade.

23-Jan-2023 12:40 PM EST
Comparing airfares instead of seat size fairer indicator of passenger carbon emissions
University College London

Allocating passenger aircraft emissions using airfares rather than travel class would give a more accurate idea of individual contributions, finds a study led by UCL.

   
Newswise: New Human Capability Framework Offers Groundbreaking Approach to Creating Value Through HR
Released: 24-Jan-2023 5:05 PM EST
New Human Capability Framework Offers Groundbreaking Approach to Creating Value Through HR
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Ross School of Business management expert Dave Ulrich and his colleagues have developed a game-changing approach to human resources that focuses on achieving results for all stakeholders of an organization.

Released: 24-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST
Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons Withdraws from Participation in U.S. News & World Report Medical School Rankings
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Columbia University's medical school announced it will no longer participate in U.S. News & World Report's medical school rankings.

Newswise: Anti-Chinese Bias Harms Asian American Businesses, New Research Finds
Released: 20-Jan-2023 6:05 PM EST
Anti-Chinese Bias Harms Asian American Businesses, New Research Finds
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

An increase in anti-Chinese sentiment has led to consumer discrimination against Asian American-owned small businesses, according to new Ross School of Business research.

Released: 18-Jan-2023 7:30 PM EST
A double-edged sword: How close a spinout should remain to the parent’s market
City University London

A new study, led by Bayes Business School, found that there are sizeable costs and benefits for spinouts – stand-alone new firms founded by former employees of established firms – as they try to establish themselves in the market.

   
Released: 17-Jan-2023 2:25 PM EST
A better method for measuring alpha returns
Cornell University

Doppler radar, the Consumer Price Index, quarterback rating – these and many other measuring tools have refined the way performance is both documented and predicted in weather, the economy and sports. Likewise, Cornell University researchers have developed a new method to better understanding mutual fund returns, which could impact both performance rankings and fund managers’ career trajectories.

Newswise: Federal Trade Commission Cites Michigan Ross Experts' Research on Noncompete Clauses
Released: 13-Jan-2023 6:05 PM EST
Federal Trade Commission Cites Michigan Ross Experts' Research on Noncompete Clauses
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

A proposed rule by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that would ban employers from entering noncompete clauses with their workers cites research by Ross School of Business experts.

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Released: 12-Jan-2023 3:10 PM EST
Boards of directors and the media generally ‘get it right’ in rewarding CEOs based on performance, study shows
University of Notre Dame

The Notre Dame study looks at performance based on the impact the CEO has on the firm within the context of the performance they inherited and the time period in which they ran the firm.

   
Newswise: GenVault Biorepository Receives Significant Industry Certifications for Quality Assurance and Outstanding Business Practices
Released: 11-Jan-2023 5:00 PM EST
GenVault Biorepository Receives Significant Industry Certifications for Quality Assurance and Outstanding Business Practices
GenVault

GenVault, one of the nation’s most secure, comprehensive commercial facilities for bioinventory storage and transport, recently received three significant certifications, augmenting its already robust list of certifications, registrations, and compliance.

   
Newswise: National Diversity Case Competition brings together some of the best and most diverse talent in business education
Released: 11-Jan-2023 2:05 PM EST
National Diversity Case Competition brings together some of the best and most diverse talent in business education
Indiana University

Teams of students from 32 colleges and universities are coming to the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to compete at the National Diversity Case Competition. The competition will bring together 133 students who represent some of the best and most diverse talent in undergraduate education from across the nation.

   
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Released: 10-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST
Samsung leads in U.S. patents as overall grants hit four-year low
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

U.S. patent grants issued in 2022 dropped to their lowest level since 2018, and South Korean electronics titan Samsung took the top spot from longtime leader IBM as East made gains on West among the Top 50 patent assignees during the past year.



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