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Article ID: 7699

More Companies Using Presentation Software to Deliver Messages

Ball State University

The days of a simple overhead projector to liven up a presentation are over. Business people want all the bells and whistles when it comes to meetings, says a Ball State University professor.

Released:
27-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7676

CMU Takes a Lead Role in Sap Technology Among Universities

Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University is one of five universities that are taking a national lead in preparing students to use one of the newest and most sophisticated business software products in the world: SAP.

Released:
22-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7674

Average investors lose to professionals

Cornell University

Contrary to widely accepted theory, less-informed investors consistently tend to "buy high and sell low," systematically transferring their wealth to better-informed traders through overly aggressive trading, according to a ground-breaking study at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Released:
22-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7672

Report Says Economic Importance of U.S. Coastal Tourism Lacks Appreciation

National Sea Grant College Program

With Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of the summer tourism season, a report prepared by the National Sea Grant College Program for NOAA and next month's National Conference on the Ocean, says the United States "lacks appreciation for the economic importance of coastal tourism" and that poor coordination of a variety of federal, state and local programs hampers the growth of that economic sector.

Released:
22-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7659

Kids spend time queuing up for help in UD researchers' analysis of child care regulations

University of Delaware

Regulating child-staff ratios, group sizes and caregiver qualifications "is too blunt an instrument" for improving the overall quality of U.S. child care, UD researchers report in the new "Economics of Education Review."

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7658

For Average Investor: A Little Information May Be Dangerous

Cornell University, Johnson School

Contrary to widely accepted efficient markets theory, less-informed investors consistently tend to "buy high and sell low," systematically transferring their wealth to better-informed traders through overly aggressive trading, according to a ground-breaking study of investor confidence and knowledge by three professors at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management. The researchs used laboratory experiements to test investor behavior.

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7656

Delaying Retirement Age May Not Save Social Security

University of Wyoming

A recommendation to delay the retirement age to 70 in an effort to strengthen the Social Security system is not likely to succeed, according to a University of Wyoming professor who has studied careers of older workers.

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7654

Sdsu MBAs Get Practical Experience by Working Shoulder-To-Shoulder with Business Big Wigs

San Diego State University, College of Business Administration

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Entrepreneurial Management Center at San Diego State University will place 15 of their brightest MBA students into internships where they'll learn the ropes from some of San Diego's most successful entrepreneurs. (The grant requires a significant project be assigned to the SDSU intern who will report to senior management and sit in on senior management's meetings.)

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7644

LSU startup company uses Russian technology

Louisiana State University

Corrosion prevention may get a big boost from a new process being developed by a company at LSU. The story of the company, Metal Technology, is also a window into the last days of the Russian Communist era and into a possible future of the steel industry worldwide.

Released:
20-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7633

Secretary Pena's Proposal to Utilities

Nuclear Energy Institute

Energy Department (DOE) proposal to settle the contractual issues raised by the agency's failure to meet its Jan. 31, 1998, deadline to begin accepting used fuel from commercial nuclear power plants

Released:
20-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

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