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Released: 7-May-2021 1:05 PM EDT
Rush Health Partners with Oswego School District 308
Rush University Medical Center

Rush University System for Health entered into an agreement with Oswego Community Unit School District 308 to provide employees in the district's health plan with discounted rates for medical services. The district plans to cover most out-of-pocket expenses (co-pays and deductibles) for care received at Rush.

Newswise: Tom Stanley: He transformed the way we view wealth
Released: 6-May-2021 12:15 PM EDT
Tom Stanley: He transformed the way we view wealth
University of Georgia

It has been a quarter of a century since Thomas Stanley, who received his doctorate in business administration in 1974 from the University of Georgia, wrote the bestselling book “The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy.” Co-authored with a former student, William D. Danko, the book’s enduring and timeless message was that many wealthy individuals grew rich on an average salary, through hard work, modest spending, careful saving and taking the occasional calculated risk.

Newswise: Peers Who Boost Marginalized Voices Help Others, and Themselves, Study Shows
Released: 5-May-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Peers Who Boost Marginalized Voices Help Others, and Themselves, Study Shows
University of Notre Dame

For organizations to reach their potential, they must leverage the expertise of their employees. However, research demonstrates that lower-status employees may not be heard because their “voices” are more likely to be ignored. New research from the University of Notre Dame is the first to show that peers can help boost marginalized voices, and at the same time benefit their own status, all while helping their organization realize the potential of its employees’ diverse perspectives.

Newswise: Society for Scholarly Publishing Elects Wolters Kluwer’s Miranda Walker as President
Released: 5-May-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Society for Scholarly Publishing Elects Wolters Kluwer’s Miranda Walker as President
Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer, Health is pleased to announce that Miranda Walker, Associate Director, Medical Journals, for Health Learning, Research & Practice, has been named president-elect of The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Board of Directors. Her year-long term will begin June 1, 2021.

Released: 5-May-2021 9:50 AM EDT
Seeing Others’ Big Triumphs, We May Feel More Motivated than Usual to Succeed
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

When we perceive that a peer’s accomplishment has risen above the usual standard of “good work” and can be rated an “exceptional” success, our motivation to learn is enhanced, according to a new study in Academy of Management Discoveries.

Newswise: Heidi E. Conway joins Dana-Farber to lead Human Resources Department
Released: 5-May-2021 9:30 AM EDT
Heidi E. Conway joins Dana-Farber to lead Human Resources Department
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

New Human Resources and Chief People Officer named at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Released: 5-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Myths About Workplace Negotiations
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

In organizational hiring, negotiating and efforts to foster creativity, there often is a tendency to see things as “either-or” or “winner vs. losers.” Such zero-sum mindset tends to lead to errors and biases, says Maryland Smith’s Rellie Derfler-Rozin, whose recent research explores this dynamic and its implications.

Newswise: Health system CEOs form coalition to set new safety standards for U.S. health care workers
Released: 4-May-2021 6:00 AM EDT
Health system CEOs form coalition to set new safety standards for U.S. health care workers
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospital System, has joined forces with nine other U.S. health system leaders to form the CEO Coalition and set new safety standards for the nation’s health care workers.

Released: 3-May-2021 6:20 PM EDT
Biden rights the economic ship, but rough waters could loom in the distance
University of Delaware

Vaccine distribution, stimulus checks and reopenings have helped to revitalize the economy in the face of the pandemic. But challenges remain, including vaccine reluctance, inflation and the capital gains tax, says University of Delaware economist Jim Butkiewicz.

Released: 3-May-2021 3:50 PM EDT
Ravi Sheth Wins Hertz Thesis Prize for Revolutionizing Microbial Research
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Fellow Ravi Sheth was awarded the 2020 Hertz Thesis Prize for developing new tools used in microbial research.

Newswise: Civil Engineering Experts Available for Infrastructure Insight
Released: 3-May-2021 6:00 AM EDT
Civil Engineering Experts Available for Infrastructure Insight
Arizona State University (ASU)

Eight Arizona State University civil engineering professors offer infrastructure insight: Roads and bridges; reservoirs, dams and waterways; underground construction, housing; sustainability and more.

Newswise: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Released: 30-Apr-2021 4:20 PM EDT
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Economic recovery following the pandemic will require an entrepreneurial skill set. Fortunately, the CSU offers inquiring minds a multitude of resources. No wonder CSU alumni are leading the way.

Released: 30-Apr-2021 2:40 PM EDT
Managing employee turnover and workload at auditing firms key to maintaining quality, FSU researcher finds
Florida State University

By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: April 30, 2021 | 2:13 pm | SHARE: Heavy workloads and high employee turnover are simply part of business for most auditing firms — but successfully managing these dynamics is key to maintaining quality audits, a Florida State University researcher has found. Nate Newton, assistant professor of accounting in the College of Business, studied one of the top global accounting firms, investigating two key elements of audit teams: workloads and staffing continuity.

Newswise: IU Ventures recognized for investing in diversity with Investor of the Year Mira Award
Released: 30-Apr-2021 12:05 PM EDT
IU Ventures recognized for investing in diversity with Investor of the Year Mira Award
Indiana University

A group that invests in Indiana University-affiliated innovation has been awarded TechPoint's 2021 Investor of the Year Mira Award in recognition of their intentional effort to invest in women and minority-led startups.

Newswise: David W. Parke II, MD, American Academy of Ophthalmology CEO, Will Step Down After 12 Years of Visionary Leadership
Released: 29-Apr-2021 5:00 PM EDT
David W. Parke II, MD, American Academy of Ophthalmology CEO, Will Step Down After 12 Years of Visionary Leadership
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

David W. Parke II, MD, has announced to the Board of Trustees that he is stepping down as Academy CEO, stating that leadership transitions are healthy and important and that the organization is in a strong position with robust programs, strong governance and financial integrity.

Released: 29-Apr-2021 4:45 PM EDT
Expressing variety of emotions earns entrepreneurs funding
Washington State University

Putting on a happy face might not be enough for entrepreneurs to win over potential investors.

Released: 29-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT
NREF Announces 2021-22 Clinical Fellowship Grant Recipients
Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)

Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation Announces 2021-22 Clinical Fellowship Grant Recipients

Released: 29-Apr-2021 11:00 AM EDT
UTIMCO Makes Multimillion-Dollar Allocation to Texas Business Schools
University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company (UTIMCO) has agreed to invest $15 million to the Texas McCombs Longhorn Fund, now called “Texas McCombs Investment Advisers, LLC,” and The Reveille Fund at Texas A&M Mays Business School.

Newswise: Publication reveals essential ingredients of the NIH RADx groundbreaking national diagnostics effort
Released: 29-Apr-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Publication reveals essential ingredients of the NIH RADx groundbreaking national diagnostics effort
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

One-year into implementation of the NIH RADx initiative, the IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology has dedicated a special issue to exploring the innovative structure and operation of the RADx Tech program.

Released: 28-Apr-2021 4:20 PM EDT
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Ann R. Stroink, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s President-Elect
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Ann R. Stroink, MD, FAANS, has been named president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).

Released: 28-Apr-2021 4:10 PM EDT
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s Vice President
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS, a professor and co-chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been named vice president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).

Released: 28-Apr-2021 4:10 PM EDT
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Regis W. Haid, Jr., MD, FAANS, as Organization’s President
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Regis W. Haid, Jr., MD, FAANS, has been named president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).

Released: 28-Apr-2021 4:10 PM EDT
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD, FAANS, as Organization’s Secretary
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

E. Antonio ‘Nino’ Chiocca, MD, PhD, FAANS, has been named secretary of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Newswise: Legendary licenses
Released: 28-Apr-2021 12:55 PM EDT
Legendary licenses
Sandia National Laboratories

Licensing expert Bob Westervelt, who has worked to transfer Sandia National Laboratories technologies in the medical, solar and hydrogen production fields, received the 2021 Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

Newswise: Large Number of Americans Reported Financial Anxiety and Stress Even Before the Pandemic
28-Apr-2021 9:40 AM EDT
Large Number of Americans Reported Financial Anxiety and Stress Even Before the Pandemic
George Washington University

A substantial number of adults in the United States between the ages of 21 and 62 felt anxiety and stress about their personal finances well before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report published today by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University.

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Released: 28-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Keeping Carbon in the Sea, Keeping Plastics Out, Keeping Sea Level Down: Live Expert Panel for April 27, 2pm ET
Newswise

Scientists from NYU, University of Portsmouth, and Hamilton College will discuss recent work on sea level rise, the science of “blue carbon” stored in the sea, and important policy changes to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean.

Released: 27-Apr-2021 10:50 AM EDT
Co-Directors Named for Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Dennis Shelden and Robert Karlicek, the heads of two prominent research centers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will serve as co-directors of the new Rensselaer Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems.

Released: 27-Apr-2021 10:45 AM EDT
Rensselaer Launches New Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

In remarks at the Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by President Joe Biden last week, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson announced the launch of the new Rensselaer Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems (EBESS).

Newswise: ORNL licenses revolutionary AI system to General Motors for automotive use
27-Apr-2021 10:00 AM EDT
ORNL licenses revolutionary AI system to General Motors for automotive use
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its award-winning artificial intelligence software system, the Multinode Evolutionary Neural Networks for Deep Learning, to General Motors for use in vehicle technology and design.

Newswise: Justice vs. fairness: Supervisors focused on others’ needs get ‘benefit of the doubt’ from employees, study shows
Released: 26-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT
Justice vs. fairness: Supervisors focused on others’ needs get ‘benefit of the doubt’ from employees, study shows
University of Notre Dame

In the workplace, whether or not we believe that a supervisor has treated us fairly depends on a number of factors, including motive, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.

Newswise: UK, Maker's Mark Introduce World’s Largest American White Oak Repository, Genome Mapping Study
Released: 23-Apr-2021 8:35 AM EDT
UK, Maker's Mark Introduce World’s Largest American White Oak Repository, Genome Mapping Study
University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky announces the establishment of the world’s largest repository of American white oak as part of a groundbreaking effort with Maker’s Mark to conserve, explore and secure the future of American white oak. The repository hopes to transform conservation of a species critical to many American industries.

Released: 22-Apr-2021 2:25 PM EDT
Business Lessons From European Soccer Turmoil
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

A Super League in European soccer was an idea that was appealing to clubs because of the potential payout, but it ultimately lacked a major part of the equation – the fans, says Maryland Smith marketing professor Henry C. Boyd III.

Newswise: Sasin Renovates Sasa Patasala Building for the “Gen S” Education
Released: 22-Apr-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Sasin Renovates Sasa Patasala Building for the “Gen S” Education
Chulalongkorn University

Bangkok March 22, 2021 – Sasin School of Management, the first internationally accredited business school in Thailand, has revamped the entire first and second floors of Sasa Patasala Building, providing flexible work spaces to complement the classrooms. The new world-class, user-oriented facilities are flexible, reconfigurable, and will serve many needs. The renovation was made possible by a generous donation from the alumni.

Released: 21-Apr-2021 1:25 PM EDT
‘Best White Paper’ Shows Potential Way to Harness AI for a More Equitable Workplace
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

New research that garnered a Best White Paper award at the 2021 Wharton Analytics Conference shows a way to harness artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to build a more equitable workforce.

Newswise: Study finds shifting mindset increases managers’ willingness to invest in new technology
Released: 21-Apr-2021 11:55 AM EDT
Study finds shifting mindset increases managers’ willingness to invest in new technology
Washington University in St. Louis

When faced with a cutting-edge technological idea, business leaders who approach the idea in more concrete terms are more likely to recognize its utility, which increases their propensity to invest, according to new research from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Released: 21-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Study finds the cost of partisanship among federal workers
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

When Donald Trump became president in 2017, federal employees who lean Democratic found themselves working for an administration they didn’t agree with.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 3:35 PM EDT
Better marketing for a better world
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Newly published research contained in the Special Issue of the Journal of Marketing features fourteen global author teams focused on the topic of Better Marketing for a Better World.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 3:30 PM EDT
Ten Innovations to Address America’s Housing Affordability Crisis
Sorenson Impact Center, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2021 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability, a national award to recognize ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 1:25 PM EDT
Cloud-optimization company, Exotanium, secures $5M seed funding to offer customers cloud savings
Cornell University

Exotanium, a cloud resource optimization and management company, completed a $5 million seed funding round led by Walden International and Nepenthe Capital LLC. This latest round of funding builds on an exceptional year for Exotanium, which has seen an increase in demand for cloud-optimization solutions as organizations continue to shift their operations online and search for high-quality, budget-friendly cloud management solutions.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 1:10 PM EDT
Diversity in ClimateTech program to support diverse founders leading clean tech startups
Cornell University

Cornell University and Chloe Capital launched Diversity in ClimateTech, a new program to recruit, educate, inspire, and support capitalization in Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and women founders developing startups with clean tech innovations.

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Released: 20-Apr-2021 12:40 PM EDT
UCI announces employee, student back-to-campus plans
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., April 20, 2021 — Taking what it has learned from remote work and learning practices over the past 15 months, the University of California, Irvine will begin instituting back-to-campus plans for employees and students that will include hybrid workplaces and flexible coursework. The transition back to campus will be managed in phases starting July 1, with the university being fully operational in person by Sept.

Newswise: Free K-12 resources developed for teaching soil science
Released: 20-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Free K-12 resources developed for teaching soil science
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Through a contribution agreement with USDA-NRCS, the Soil Science Society of America has developed materials to enhance the teaching of soils in both formal and informal classrooms.

Released: 19-Apr-2021 3:15 PM EDT
How much time and money do commuters save working from home?
University of Sydney

Commuters could save an average of 90 hours (or two-and-a-half working weeks) each year if work from home continues at current rates, according to preliminary findings of a University of Sydney survey.

Released: 16-Apr-2021 1:35 PM EDT
Lake Health officially joins University Hospitals system through membership substitution
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Announcement of Lake Health, based in Concord, Ohio, is officially part of the University Hospitals health system in Cleveland.

Released: 16-Apr-2021 7:05 AM EDT
UC San Diego Extension Honors Human Resources Icon Vicki L. Krantz With Memorial Scholarship
University of California San Diego

Established to support individuals at a career crossroads, funding will go to those who have demonstrated a life-long passion for learning, hard work and giving back to the community.

Released: 15-Apr-2021 3:55 PM EDT
New paper shows how disease can affect economies for generations
Oxford University Press

A new paper in the Review of Economic Studies indicates that disease can alter the social networks and economic growth of countries for generations, even after the disease itself is eradicated.


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