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Article ID: 7317

Student Entrepreneurship: It's Not Just for Business Majors Anymore

Northwestern University

Northwestern engineering freshmen launch their own company -- and a club for other students who want to do the same.

Released:
23-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7315

Patent May Lead to 60 Percent Savings for Businesses

Missouri University of Science and Technology

A University of Missouri-Rolla professor's recently patented process for evaluating every phase of a product's development -- from conception to marketing -- should mean big savings to AT&T, Paradyne and other companies.

Released:
23-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7282

U.S. Sees Africa as Potential Major Trading Partner

Ball State University

President Clinton's recent six-nation tour of Africa sets the stage for a new relationship between the United States and the continent, says a Ball State University educator.

Released:
21-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7214

It's a Good Time to be a Purdue Agriculture Grad

Purdue University

If 1997 was any indication, Purdue Agriculture's May graduates should fare well in the job market. Placement was strong and salaries up for May 1997 graduates, according to an annual placement survey.

Released:
17-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7196

Human Resources: The Battle For State-Of-The-Art Information Technology

Conference Board

While most human resource departments are streamlining their operations, HR units often lack adequate budgets and clout to achieve optimum solutions to their information technology needs, according to a report issued today by The Conference Board.

Released:
16-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7152

Perceptions of race, gender matter to jobseekers

University of Illinois at Chicago

Think you might be paid less than your co-workers who do the same job? Looking for a new job on account of it? In situations such as these, says a management expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago, race and sex matter. Studies by Maryann Albrecht found that men of color and women of all races perceive they are paid less than people who do the same work at the same company.

Released:
14-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7124

UT-Austin & Enron Announce Innovative Energy Finance Program

University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

Responding to the rapid changes taking place in the energy industry, including the development of a deregulated, competitive electricity market, the University of Texas-Austin and Enron have teamed up to launch the nation's first Energy Finance program today.

Released:
10-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7122

Boston College Joins Peking University, 24 Other US Universities In Offering First Recognized US MBA in Beijing

Boston College, Carroll School of Management

Boston College has joined Peking University in Bejing, China, and 24 other American business schools in creating the Bejing International Management Center, it was announced today by John J. Neuhauser, the dean of Boston College's Carroll School of Management.

Released:
10-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7116

OSHA agrees with UI professors: Workers have right to use the bathroom

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Federal regulations that say employers must provide toilet facilities for their workers also mean that workers must be permitted to use the bathroom when they need to at work, according to new guidelines issued this week by regulators to clarify an issue that two University of Iowa professors raised with OSHA and have been closely watching.

Released:
10-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7115

Opportunity Knocking Loudly for Technology Grads

Purdue University

Technology education is no longer the domain of trade schools and correspondence courses, according to Ronald J. Burkhardt, director of student services for Purdue University's School of Technology. "A college degree really does make a difference in this field," Burkhardt explains. "And a Purdue degree carries a lot of weight with employers."

Released:
10-Apr-1998 12:00 AM EDT

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