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Released: 24-May-2023 7:05 PM EDT
Ivory Innovations celebrates 2023 Ivory Prize winners at Pacific Coast Builders Conference
University of Utah

The four winners emerged as champions of innovation, demonstrating outstanding ambition, feasibility, and scalability in their efforts to tackle the urgent issue of housing affordability. Ivory Innovations will distribute a total of $300,000 in prize money to support the transformative initiatives of these deserving winners.

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Released: 24-May-2023 1:05 PM EDT
UMD Smith Names Michael Hoffmeyer as Dingman Center Managing Director
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Michael Hoffmeyer will lead a center integral to the University of Maryland’s high ranking for undergraduate entrepreneurship studies.

   
Released: 24-May-2023 9:00 AM EDT
AACC Honors 2023 Award Winners for Advancing Laboratory Medicine and Patient Care
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 AACC and AACC Academy Awards. Through this annual awards program, AACC strives to support laboratory medicine professionals in all stages of their careers and to build awareness of the essential role that clinical laboratory testing plays in improving patient health.

Newswise: $2.5M Gift Targets Gaps in Circadian Biology and Medicine
Released: 23-May-2023 3:15 PM EDT
$2.5M Gift Targets Gaps in Circadian Biology and Medicine
University of California San Diego

A $2.5 million initiative supported by philanthropists Irwin and Joan Jacobs has created the Stuart and Barbara L. Brody Endowed Chair in Circadian Biology and Medicine, along with a supporting research fund, to target largely unexplored areas related to circadian biology and patient health.

   
Released: 23-May-2023 2:45 PM EDT
Privacy protection and other corporate accountability matters in the Business Ethics channel
Newswise

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was fined a record 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) and ordered to stop transferring data collected from Facebook users in Europe to the United States. Find the latest research and expert commentary on privacy issues and controversial business practices in the Business Ethics channel.

Released: 23-May-2023 2:10 PM EDT
Investors overvalue companies that align with presidential policies – and their mistakes ‘leave money on the table’
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame Finance researcher Zhi Da analyzed how presidential politics affects the performance of individual stocks, especially those that could benefit or be hurt by a president’s policies.

   
Newswise: USC Health System Board appoints Paul B. Rothman, MD, as board member
Released: 23-May-2023 12:05 PM EDT
USC Health System Board appoints Paul B. Rothman, MD, as board member
Keck Medicine of USC

Paul B. Rothman, MD, has been appointed as a member of the USC Health System Board, which provides strategic oversight and governance over Keck Medicine of USC and university clinical services.

Newswise: Modular builds may help construction industry weather a perfect storm
Released: 22-May-2023 8:05 PM EDT
Modular builds may help construction industry weather a perfect storm
University of South Australia

Wet weather can cause havoc for the construction industry worldwide, leading to lengthy and expensive delays, but a new international study could have some answers - modular builds in a factory setting.

   
Released: 22-May-2023 5:10 PM EDT
University of Utah ranked among top 50 Executive Education Open Enrollment programs worldwide
University of Utah

The Executive Education program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 4 in the United States (No. 47 in the world) in its inaugural showing in the latest Financial Times executive education rankings. The rankings, released Wednesday, May 22, are for the year 2023.

Released: 22-May-2023 2:20 PM EDT
Pushing the insurance industry forward
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

The new partnership will provide valuable assistance to start-up insurtech ventures developing innovative new tools for insurance companies and customers while providing unique learning experiences for Tippie College of Business students.

Newswise: Two small businesses added to Sandia National Laboratories’ Mentor-Protégé program
Released: 22-May-2023 2:00 PM EDT
Two small businesses added to Sandia National Laboratories’ Mentor-Protégé program
Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories grew its Mentor-Protégé program from three companies to five with the addition of Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC of Franklin, Tennessee, and Compunetics Inc., of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The program not only helps small businesses develop and grow, but also helps foster long-term relationships that help Sandia achieve its mission.

   
Newswise: Rental housing standards a threat to resident health and wellbeing
Released: 21-May-2023 10:05 PM EDT
Rental housing standards a threat to resident health and wellbeing
University of South Australia

A large proportion of Australian rental properties are in such poor condition that they are putting residents’ health and wellbeing at risk, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

   
Released: 19-May-2023 4:35 PM EDT
Why do so many businesses fail? A new study suggests it has to do with when they're born
Strategic Management Society

A new study from the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal suggests an elegant explanation: a business’s long-term success depends significantly on its founding conditions not just changes in its markets.

Released: 18-May-2023 7:30 PM EDT
Historical memories have long reach in consumer preferences, study finds
University of Toronto, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management

Curious about the impact of a re-ignited territorial dispute between Japan and China in 2012, Zhong, now an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management looked at what happened to car sales in the province of Guangxi around the same time. Guangxi had the highest civilian casualty rate of any Chinese province during the war.

Released: 18-May-2023 12:40 PM EDT
Pursuing Work-Life Balance Isn’t a Want, It’s a Need for Success
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

UMD Smith expert gives five keys for supervisors and workers to enhance their approach to work-life balance.

   
Released: 18-May-2023 12:35 PM EDT
The importance of social media in corporate social responsibility
PeerJ

A new study by Dr. Lucie Kvasničková Stanislavská from Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague published in PeerJ Computer Science titled ‘Global analysis of Twitter communication in corporate social responsibility area: sustainability, climate change, and waste management’ has found that social media is an increasingly important tool for companies to communicate their corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts.

Newswise:Video Embedded cash-or-card-consumers-pay-strategically-to-forget-guilty-purchases-study-shows
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Released: 17-May-2023 3:40 PM EDT
Cash or card? Consumers pay strategically to forget guilty purchases, study shows
University of Notre Dame

New research from Christopher Bechler, assistant professor of marketing in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, takes a first-time look into how consumers choose between using cash or credit cards, and shows they pay strategically to help them forget about guilty purchases. 

   
Released: 17-May-2023 3:35 PM EDT
Psychopathic traits behind the rise and fall of Madoff
Anglia Ruskin University

A new academic study examining the actions of Bernie Madoff, the New York banker behind the world’s biggest Ponzi fraud, suggests companies do more to root out “corporate psychopaths” within their organisations to prevent financial ruin.

   
Released: 15-May-2023 11:35 AM EDT
Incompetent bosses
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

A new study finds workers respond differently to incompetent bosses based on whether they are older or younger than themselves. Surveys show employees are more likely to accept an older incompetent boss but less likely to accept one who is younger and less experienced than they are.

Released: 12-May-2023 3:30 PM EDT
Immigration Nation: Research and Experts
Newswise

Title 42, the United States pandemic rule that had been used to immediately deport hundreds of thousands of migrants who crossed the border illegally over the last three years, has expired. Those migrants will have the opportunity to apply for asylum. President Biden's new rules to replace Title 42 are facing legal challenges. Border crossings have already risen sharply, as many migrants attempt to cross before the measure expires on Thursday night. Some have said they worry about tighter controls and uncertainty ahead. Immigration is once again a major focus of the media as we examine the humanitarian, political, and public health issues migrants must go through.

       
Newswise: ‘Making things that matter…but making them smarter and greener;
Released: 11-May-2023 11:05 AM EDT
‘Making things that matter…but making them smarter and greener;"
Case Western Reserve University

A regional collaboration led by Case Western Reserve University has won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) --the only award in Ohio--to plan economic, environmental and manufacturing growth across the 18-county Northeast Ohio region.

10-May-2023 6:00 AM EDT
Research reveals majority of gig economy workers are earning below minimum wage
University of Bristol

As the cost of living continues to spiral, a new report shows more than half of gig economy workers in the UK are paid below the minimum wage.

Released: 10-May-2023 11:35 AM EDT
UMD Smith Launching Doctor of Business Administration Program
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

A new Doctor of Business Administration Program is targeting working professionals with curriculum tracks in information systems and marketing.

   
Released: 10-May-2023 11:15 AM EDT
Looking to introduce a new brand extension? Be sure to leverage the brand equity of the parent brand as well as the extension fit
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from University of International Business and Economics, University of Groningen, University of Cologne, and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines the drivers of brand extension success.

Newswise: Future workers will need to master AI
Released: 10-May-2023 8:30 AM EDT
Future workers will need to master AI "dark arts"
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Workers of the near future have less to fear from AI than they think if they are open to learning how to use AI as a tool that extends their capabilities. Becoming a proficient user of AI "magic" will be a key skill, according to Digital Science CEO Dr Daniel Hook.

   
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Released: 10-May-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Don’t Call It Panic Buying if It’s Rational
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

We all remember 2020. At the grocery store, toilet paper shelves were empty. Cleaning supplies and disinfectants were treasured finds. Rattled consumers, concerned that they would run out of essential items, swiftly stockpiled products until they disappeared from shelves. In the media, it was referred to as “panic buying.”

   
Newswise: The Wistar Institute, Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and Baruch S. Blumberg Institute Forge Strategic Collaboration to Support Regional Biotech Startups
Released: 9-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT
The Wistar Institute, Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and Baruch S. Blumberg Institute Forge Strategic Collaboration to Support Regional Biotech Startups
Wistar Institute

Wistar Institute has formed a collaboration with the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute to accelerate the advancement of “bench to bedside” biomedical research discoveries in the tri-state region.

Newswise: $900,000 Ratcliffe Foundation Gift to Continue SU Shore Hatchery Entrepreneurship Program Through 2026
Released: 9-May-2023 9:00 AM EDT
$900,000 Ratcliffe Foundation Gift to Continue SU Shore Hatchery Entrepreneurship Program Through 2026
Salisbury University

Over 100 entrepreneurs have made their dreams a reality with the help of Salisbury University’s Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery entrepreneurship competition. The foundation has pledged an additional $900,000 to continue its sponsorship through 2026.

Newswise: U.S. bank closures show existing regulations need stronger enforcement, says financial expert
Released: 9-May-2023 2:05 AM EDT
U.S. bank closures show existing regulations need stronger enforcement, says financial expert
Virginia Tech

The abrupt closing of First Republic Bank stirred fresh anxieties about the security of the banking system, unfolding less than two months after the back-to-back, historically huge failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. This month all 84 branches of the former First Republic Bank opened with a new name after an emergency sale orchestrated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

Released: 8-May-2023 12:40 PM EDT
Study reveals how blame is attributed to male and female leaders
University of East Anglia

New research finds that female leaders are given the benefit of the doubt when they do not achieve positive results.

   
Newswise: Mathematical Model Based on Psychology Predicts Who Will Buy Trendy Products
Released: 8-May-2023 8:30 AM EDT
Mathematical Model Based on Psychology Predicts Who Will Buy Trendy Products
Florida Atlantic University

A study centered around four groups shows that innovators look for new products and try them out first, regardless of what anyone else is doing. Early adopters, who look for new future successful products, try to get them early. They react to the value of the second derivative of cumulative sales when making decisions. The majority are interested in products quickly gaining popularity and are more likely to buy when the first derivative of cumulative sales is high. The laggards see only the total number of adopters, which is cumulative sales, as a convincing reason to buy.

   
Newswise: Saint Louis University International Business Students Become First in U.S. to Complete Initiative Sending Business Books Abroad
Released: 8-May-2023 7:05 AM EDT
Saint Louis University International Business Students Become First in U.S. to Complete Initiative Sending Business Books Abroad
Saint Louis University

Students in the International Business Club at Saint Louis University have compiled a business library. Now, they are shipping this 10,000-book, ready-made library to the Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS) in Pakistan.

   
Released: 5-May-2023 11:25 AM EDT
Altruism can make job seekers afraid to negotiate salary
University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Job seekers looking to land a role with an altruistic organization may feel too guilty to ask for higher pay, according to a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

   
Released: 5-May-2023 5:05 AM EDT
Why good weather isn’t a good thing for stock markets
University of Portsmouth

Sunshine levels have a significant impact on the bidding behaviour of stock market investors, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth in England, and several Chinese universities.

Newswise: Can Recruiting International Nurses Address the U.S. Nursing Shortage?
Released: 4-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Can Recruiting International Nurses Address the U.S. Nursing Shortage?
George Washington University

The United States is facing a nursing staffing crisis, with high turnover rates exacerbated by poor management practices. To address this issue, some healthcare organizations and policymakers have turned to recruiting internationally educated nurses, but this alone is not a sustainable solution.

   
Released: 3-May-2023 2:00 PM EDT
How to protect consumers from deceptive comparison pricing
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from Duke University, University of Notre Dame, and Microsoft published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines using “true normal prices” during a sale as a way to reduce deceptive pricing tricks.

Newswise: Speedy composite manufacturing
Released: 3-May-2023 12:50 PM EDT
Speedy composite manufacturing
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed advanced manufacturing technology, AMCM, was recently licensed by Orbital Composites and enables the rapid production of composite-based components, which could accelerate the decarbonization of vehicles, airplanes and drones.

   
Newswise: ORNL celebrates 80th anniversary, unveils International Hall representing diversity
Released: 2-May-2023 2:25 PM EDT
ORNL celebrates 80th anniversary, unveils International Hall representing diversity
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory leadership and staff gathered at the lab’s main campus in Oak Ridge, Tenn., on April 27 to dedicate a renovated International Hall of flags and unveil new displays reflecting the lab’s rich 80-year history.

   
Released: 1-May-2023 11:40 AM EDT
Extra, extra, read all about it!: NYU Tandon School of Engineering supports innovators using AI to boost local journalism
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s NYC Media Lab unveiled this year’s cohort for the AI & Local News Challenge, a program in which tech innovators leverage artificial intelligence in projects that enhance local news organizations and the journalism they produce.

     
Released: 28-Apr-2023 12:05 PM EDT
When employees leave their jobs, coworkers call it quits: UBC study
University of British Columbia

People leave jobs all the time, whether they’re laid off, fired, or just quit. But how do their departures affect coworkers left behind? According to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business, those exits can lead many others to call it quits.

   
Released: 28-Apr-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Incubator to support projects for work and social change
Cornell University

The Yang-Tan WorkABILITY Incubator, recently launched through the ILR School’s Center for Applied Research on Work (CAROW), will support innovative applied research projects and collaborations that bring together two or more parts of the university to address important societal issues linked to work.

   


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