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Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC's 'Good Morning America,' joins Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees

Mayo Clinic

Robin Roberts, award-winning anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," was elected by the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees as a public trustee at its quarterly meeting on Feb. 21. Roberts, who has been honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, has been a leader in raising awareness of health issues since publicly announcing her own battles with breast cancer and myelodysplastic syndrome.

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21-Feb-2020 1:20 PM EST

University of Rhode Island Announces URI Online degree and certificate programs

University of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, R.I. — February 20, 2020, — The University of Rhode Island has announced a new degree and certificate initiative, URI Online, which provides students and professionals access to a URI education anywhere and anytime across the globe. URI Online offers fully-online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs designed to meet the global challenges of today’s workforce and the needs of tomorrow’s professionals.

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20-Feb-2020 1:25 PM EST
Newswise: FAU Research Explores How Regulatory Ambiguity Has Discouraged Entrepreneurial Activity in Bitcoin Market

FAU Research Explores How Regulatory Ambiguity Has Discouraged Entrepreneurial Activity in Bitcoin Market

Florida Atlantic University

More than a decade after the launch of Bitcoin, regulatory ambiguity surrounding the peer-to-peer virtual currency continues to discourage entrepreneurial activity by increasing risk and the costs of compliance.

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20-Feb-2020 12:30 PM EST
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    19-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

W. P. Carey Foundation commits $25 million to Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

The W. P. Carey Foundation, whose generosity launched Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, has made a $25 million commitment to the school to recruit renowned faculty, enhance academic programs, and help launch student careers. The gift will be matched with commitments from Johns Hopkins University and contributions from other donors for a total of $50 million.

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18-Feb-2020 5:40 PM EST
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Rockefeller University Press (RUP) signs Jisc transitional open access agreement for UK higher education

The Rockefeller University Press

Nonprofit publisher Rockefeller University Press (RUP), a department of The Rockefeller University in New York City, has agreed to a deal with Jisc that negotiates open access (OA) agreements with publishers on behalf of all UK universities. RUP is the first US–based university press to sign a transitional agreement with research and education not-for-profit Jisc. The unlimited “read-and-publish” transitional agreement covers RUP’s three hybrid journals, Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM) and Journal of General Physiology (JGP).

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18-Feb-2020 4:05 PM EST

In Program’s First Year, UVA Master’s in Business Analytics Grads Achieve Stellar Career Outcomes

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The first cohort of graduates from the University of Virginia’s Master of Science in business analytics (MSBA) program achieved outstanding employment success over the course of the 12-month program delivered jointly by UVA’s Darden School of Business and McIntire School of Commerce, according to new career data.

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18-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
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After free lunch from drug firms, doctors increase prescriptions

Cornell University

Doctors prescribe more branded medications after marketing visits by the makers of those drugs, new research co-authored by a Cornell University economist confirms.

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17-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST