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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

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: 9-Mar-2023 1:30 PM EST
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The U.S. economy is on people's minds as the government prepares for a showdown on the deficit and government spending. Find the latest research and expert commentary on money issues here. Below are some of the latest headlines in the Economics channel on Newswise.

Released: 10-Oct-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Scientists hit their creative peak early in their careers
Ohio State University

A new study provides the best evidence to date that scientists overall are most innovative and creative early in their careers.

Released: 14-Sep-2022 3:50 PM EDT
Strategic Brand Factors That Moderate the Impact of Business Cycles on Brand Equity
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology, George Mason University, and University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how six brand attributes affect how well a brand performs during economic expansions and contractions.

Newswise: Circular Economy to Boost the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Released: 17-Aug-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Circular Economy to Boost the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Tsinghua University Press

Circular economy is a brilliant concept that has found its way not only in elevating various aspects of our lives but also in solidifying future plans and goals for a sustainable society. In that sense, it also has high potential in achieving United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development goals (SDGs) that was adopted in 2015 with the motive of “transforming our world”.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:55 AM EDT
Men in Same-Sex Couples Suffer Earnings Decline When Preventative HIV-Medicine Is Available
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

When expensive medicines that are proven to prevent HIV acquisition are available through employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI), annual earnings for men in same-sex couples decline and part-time employment increases. The labor market effects are largest for young white men, who are among those most likely to be taking HIV prevention drugs.

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Released: 25-Jul-2022 2:15 PM EDT
Journal of Medical Internet Research | Rigor and Transparency Index: Large Scale Analysis of Scientific Reporting Quality
JMIR Publications

JMIR Publications recently published “Establishing Institutional Scores With the Rigor and Transparency Index: Large-scale Analysis of Scientific Reporting Quality” in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), which reported that improving rigor and transparency measures should lead to improvements in reproducibility across the scientific literature, but assessing measures of transparency tends to be very difficult if performed manually by reviewers.

Released: 25-Jul-2022 10:30 AM EDT
Study Examines Health Benefits of Affordable Housing-Based Services in NYC
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

The JPB Foundation has provided a sizeable grant to the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health to fund a three-year study examining the impact of social, environmental, and health-related services in affordable housing settings on residents’ health and quality of life.

Released: 11-Jul-2022 3:50 PM EDT
How Can Deficits Be Avoided at Major Sporting Events?
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

The World Cycling Championships in Bergen in 2017 had budgeted slightly more than €16.5 million in both revenues and costs. They missed the mark on both counts, and the event incurred a € 5.8 million deficit.

Released: 6-Jul-2022 1:55 PM EDT
New Study Appears to Have the Answer to One of F1’s Oldest Questions: Which Is More Important Car and Team, or Driver?
Taylor & Francis

80-20 rule of car being most important factor to success, dismissed using statistical modelling and race analysis across eight seasons.

Released: 23-Jun-2022 3:15 PM EDT
Sorenson Impact Center to Assume Leadership of SOCAP, Enhancing SOCAP’s Leadership Position for a New Era of Impact
Sorenson Impact Center, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

SOCAP Global and the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business today announced a groundbreaking partnership transitioning the leadership and day-to-day operations of SOCAP to the Sorenson Impact Center.

Released: 14-Apr-2022 11:35 AM EDT
On-Demand Warehousing Holds Powerful Potential for Supply Chains
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

New research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that innovative business models that tap into extra warehouse space can be a potential solution for companies with changing demand requirements or tight fulfillment windows.

Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.

8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST
Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

Released: 17-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT
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Released: 15-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Love Trumps Budget in Sentimental Buys
University of Colorado Boulder

Brides and the bereaved beware: You, like many shoppers, may have a tendency to reject thriftiness when your purchase is a matter of the heart, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

Released: 3-Sep-2015 3:00 PM EDT
Airline Quality Rating Researcher to Give Holiday Travel Forecast
Wichita State University

Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author from Wichita State University, will announce this year's holiday forecast for air travelers at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 10. Find out how you can participate in the virtual news conference.

15-Feb-2013 9:00 AM EST
Cancer Research, Environment and Climate Change, Nutrition, and Mental Health - Upcoming Newswise Theme Wires

Newswise invites press release submissions from new and current members for inclusion in our Theme Wires on a variety of topics, including; Cancer Research, Environment and Climate Change, Nutrition, and Mental Health. Each wire is also open for sponsorships to promote your organization’s campaign, product, service, or news.

Released: 28-Dec-2012 9:00 AM EST
In and Out: Luxury Hotel Trends for 2013
Hawkins International Public Relations

Luxury hotels are ditching the passé in favor of innovative and fresh offerings to keep guests coming back in 2013.

Released: 13-Dec-2012 10:50 AM EST
Good Lies and Bad Lies. Perceptions For Corporate and Non-Profit Liars
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Research shows that people are more forgiving of lies from a non-profit organization than they are from a for-profit (Fortune 500) company.

Released: 8-Nov-2012 2:00 PM EST
U.S. Businesses Operating in Social Media Denial
University of South Carolina

American businesses are operating in social media denial, with 72 percent of businesses not having a social media strategy. Dr. Rob Ployhart, a UofSC management professor, is conducting some of the first studies on social media and its use as a business strategy. Ployhart wrote a newly published report on the subject for the Society of Human Resources Management.

Released: 8-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST
Pressure Mounting to Add Women to U.S. Corporate Boards
Washington University in St. Louis

Despite evidence supporting boardroom diversity as a driver of corporate performance, “the percentage of women directors on U.S. boards stagnated some years ago and remains at or near 12 percent, with fewer than 10 percent of boards having three or more women,” says Hillary A. Sale, JD, the Walter D. Coles professor of law at Washington University School of Law. “The pressure to add women directors is, however, growing.” Sale discusses options to grow board diversity.

Released: 5-Nov-2012 12:30 PM EST
Tech Fund Boosts Binghamton Inventors
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton University researcher Ron Miles invented a tiny directional microphone — suitable for use in hearing aids — that filters out unwanted sounds. Now, with help from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund, he hopes to bring the idea to the marketplace.

Released: 30-Oct-2012 4:40 PM EDT
Start-Up Biz with University Ties Plans Record Social Media Launch
Mississippi State University

When an expected crowd of 40,000 music festival goers descends on a historic area in downtown Starkville Friday [Nov. 2] for Bulldog Bash, one start-up company headed by an MSU alumnus is hoping to make social media history as it launches a new site called YeHive.

Released: 22-Oct-2012 11:20 AM EDT
Study Highlights the Current State of Women in Leadership Roles
Dick Jones Communications

The Women’s College of the University of Denver and The White House Project, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that aims to advance women’s leadership, have conducted a national study examining women’s positional leadership across 14 sectors. Four of the sectors are being unveiled at this time.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Thought Into Action: Alums and Students Working Together to Create Business Ideas on Campus
Colgate University

Once Saturday every month, more than 30 alumni entrepreneurs return to campus to mentor students.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Information Wants to Be Shared: New eBook From Harvard Business Review Press
University of Toronto

A new ebook from Harvard Business Review Press takes a fresh examination of the economics of information selling in the digital age. What information really wants—what makes it more valuable, useful, and immediate, argues Joshua Gans, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, is to be shared.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Challenging Entrepreneurs to Change the World
Washington and Lee University

As part of its growing entrepreneurship program, Washington and Lee is offering a social entrepreneurship course that attempts to find solutions to "wicked problems."

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
New Book “Governpreneurship” Presents Compelling Argument for Increased Focus on Public Sector Entrepreneurship
Thunderbird School of Global Management

Challenging the traditional view that entrepreneurship is exclusively a private-sector concern, Governpreneurship presents a compelling argument for increased focus on entrepreneurship in public sector organizations including case studies from around the globe. Co-authored by Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Robert Hisrich, Ph.D. and scheduled for release on October 17, 2012, it is the only book to date to focus specifically on government entrepreneurship. The book includes a foreword by Former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Teaching Inventors to Be Entrepreneurs: A Fundamentally New Degree Program Marries Business and Engineering
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

An inkless wet paint that changes color. A reusable heat pack you boil to recharge. A wireless sensor that could one day fit inside a blood vessel. These are three of the technologies that could move closer to market thanks to a unique new Master of Entrepreneurship program at the University of Michigan. As for where the innovations fit in the marketplace and what their most promising applications are—that's up to the students in the first cohort to discover over the coming year.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Entrepreneurship Education Expert Available
Wake Forest University

“Not restricting entrepreneurship to a business school setting is one of things that sets Wake Forest apart,” said Polly Black, the center’s director. “The high-touch model Wake Forest has gives students easy access to faculty. We teach the students to learn by doing, and to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to new ventures. Our faculty not only teaches the subjects academically, but mentors students to grow their ideas and persevere.”

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Entrepreneurship Takes Center Stage at the University of Baltimore
University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business

Entrepreneurship: It’s a buzzword on a lot of college campuses, in executive boardrooms, and among venture capitalists, franchisers, advocates and believers in the American dream of self-sufficiency and inventiveness that pays off. But really—what is it?

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
New Entrepreneurship Minor Enhances Career Options for Students From Wide Variety of Majors
Kansas State University

ansas State University students now have more opportunities and resources to start a business, according to Chad Jackson, associate director of the university's Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
USC Silicon Beach Venture Competition Awards $50,000 to Digital Innovators
University of Southern California Marshall School of Business

The Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the USC Marshall School of Business recently announced the winners of its Silicon Beach Venture Competition. The final round of the competition held September 12 and 13 in conjunction with Silicon Beach @ USC, sought out USC student and alumni startups in digital technology. The competition is one of the many contests and interactions with angel investors that the Lloyd Greif Center organizes each year to help entrepreneurs develop their inventions and grow their companies.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Cleaning Up with Wake Wash
Wake Forest University

What began five years ago as a classroom assignment to start and run a business for three days and $40 has become one of the hottest ventures among the next generation of entrepreneurs at Wake Forest University.

Released: 18-Oct-2012 1:00 PM EDT
2012 NYU Entrepreneurs Festival
New York University

Featured NYU entrepreneur speakers this year include Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and Square; Herb Kelleher, founder of Southwest Airlines; Rachel Sterne Haot, founder of GroundReport and Chief Digital Officer of NYC; and Alexandre Douzet, co-founder of TheLadders and over 30 other NYU entrepreneurs.