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Released: 29-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT
One-third of jobs lost to COVID-19 were back online in May
Ohio State University

About one-third of U.S. workers who were laid off or absent from work in April because of COVID-19 were back to work in May, according to a new analysis of employment data.

Newswise: Sanford Burnham Prebys announces research agreement with Lilly 
for COVID-19 antibody research
Released: 29-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Sanford Burnham Prebys announces research agreement with Lilly for COVID-19 antibody research
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute today announced a research agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) to characterize Lilly’s next-generation anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. These collaborative studies aim to build on Lilly’s current portfolio of neutralizing antibodies by exploring novel cocktails, half-life extension technologies and strategies to further enhance potency.

Released: 26-Jun-2020 11:35 AM EDT
Study finds high-skill hiring down amid COVID-19
Cornell University

The COVID-19 pandemic has left very few corners of the U.S. economy unscathed, but it has hit high-skill job seekers and small companies particularly hard, according to Cornell-led research that analyzed recent job-vacancy postings.

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Released: 26-Jun-2020 8:10 AM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Summer of COVID: The 2nd Wave, BLM, the Economy, and Politics
Newswise

Summer of COVID, The 2nd Wave, BLM, the Economy, and Politics: Newswise Live Event for June 25, 2PM EDT

Newswise: MyWorld set to make South West a digital media leader on global stage
Released: 26-Jun-2020 7:45 AM EDT
MyWorld set to make South West a digital media leader on global stage
University of Bristol

The South West is on track to become an international trailblazer in screen-based media thanks to £46 million funding, which will launch a creative media powerhouse called MyWorld and supercharge economic growth, generating more than 700 jobs.

Newswise: FAU Poll Finds Climate Change Still is Important Topic
for Floridians in Era of Coronavirus
Released: 25-Jun-2020 7:00 PM EDT
FAU Poll Finds Climate Change Still is Important Topic for Floridians in Era of Coronavirus
Florida Atlantic University

The third Florida Climate Resilience Survey by FAU's Center for Environmental Studies and the Business and Economics Polling Initiative quarterly statewide survey shows that 89 percent of respondents believe climate change is happening, up from 86 percent in January and 88 percent in October 2019.

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Released: 25-Jun-2020 4:35 PM EDT
Politics Driving Personal Economic Decisions Amid COVID-19
University of California San Diego

A new working paper from researchers at the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management and the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, details how political persuasion is driving stock market optimism.

Newswise: WFIRM and Oracle Health Sciences collaborate to pair Body-on-a-Chip with advanced data analytics
Released: 25-Jun-2020 3:00 PM EDT
WFIRM and Oracle Health Sciences collaborate to pair Body-on-a-Chip with advanced data analytics
Wake Forest Baptist Health

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) and Oracle Health Sciences have teamed as part of the Innovation Quarter’s iQ Healthtech Labs™ to develop a consortium of industry, government, and academic members that will study novel approaches to establishing the safety of new drugs that are nearing clinical investigation in humans and FDA approval.

Newswise: Fred Hutch announces new additions and leadership to Board of Trustees
Released: 25-Jun-2020 1:00 PM EDT
Fred Hutch announces new additions and leadership to Board of Trustees
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced the addition of two new members to its board of trustees along with a new chair and vice chair.

Released: 24-Jun-2020 10:40 AM EDT
Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Elects Todd M. Osman as 2020-2021 Secretary/Treasurer
Materials Research Society (MRS)

The Materials Research Society (MRS) is pleased to announce that Executive Director Todd M. Osman has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE).

Released: 23-Jun-2020 5:05 PM EDT
Supply Chain Expert Reveals Methodology Behind Bordeaux Pricing Model
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

M. Hakan Hekimoğlu, an assistant professor in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his co-author, Burak Kazaz of Syracuse University, have developed a robust and highly accurate pricing model for Bordeaux wine futures using four factors: temperature, precipitation, market index, and expert reviews.

Newswise: Charlotte 49ers launch bold new identity
Released: 23-Jun-2020 1:15 PM EDT
Charlotte 49ers launch bold new identity
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Charlotte 49ers, UNC Charlotte’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program, today unveiled a highly anticipated new brand identity that is expected to become a rallying point for all of Niner Nation and the broader Charlotte community. This is the first update to the Charlotte 49ers athletic mark since 2000.

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Released: 22-Jun-2020 12:20 PM EDT
Recovery from airline delays works best with future disruptions in mind
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Instead of responding to each flight delay as if it were an isolated event, airlines should consider the likelihood of potential disruptions ahead, researchers report in the journal Transportation Science.

Newswise: ExOne licenses ORNL method to 3D print components for refined neutron scattering
Released: 22-Jun-2020 10:55 AM EDT
ExOne licenses ORNL method to 3D print components for refined neutron scattering
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed a novel method to 3D print components used in neutron instruments for scientific research to the ExOne Company, a leading maker of binder jet 3D printing technology.

Newswise: Black Lives Matter: NFL, NASCAR respond
Released: 22-Jun-2020 10:15 AM EDT
Black Lives Matter: NFL, NASCAR respond
University of Michigan

FACULTY Q&AThe Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality prompted the NFL to acknowledge it should have listened to players who wanted to peacefully protest and led to NASCAR’s ban of Confederate flags at its races.Ron Wade, clinical assistant professor of sport management at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology and former director of marketing for the Detroit Tigers, discusses what these actions mean.

Newswise: New poverty measure confirms coronavirus-driven federal stimulus measures were effective
Released: 22-Jun-2020 8:40 AM EDT
New poverty measure confirms coronavirus-driven federal stimulus measures were effective
University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame research finds that the poverty rate fell by 2.3 percentage points from 10.9 percent in the months leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic (January and February) to 8.6 percent in the two most recent months (April and May).

Released: 22-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
New Rutgers Program Helps Minority and Women-Owned Businesses
Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)

The Rutgers NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership (NJ/NYCEO), with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, today announced a new program designed to preserve minority and women-owned businesses, save jobs, build employee wealth, and strengthen local economies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newswise: ORNL launches rapid access licensing program to speed up COVID-19 solutions
Released: 19-Jun-2020 1:55 PM EDT
ORNL launches rapid access licensing program to speed up COVID-19 solutions
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has launched a program designed to accelerate deployment of innovations that may help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Rapid Access Licensing Program will allow companies to license these select technologies at no cost for one year.

Released: 19-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT
Coronavirus: a wake-up call to strengthen the global food system
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

A new commentary in the journal One Earth highlights not only climate-related risks to the global food system, such as drought and floods, but also exposes the coronavirus pandemic as a shock to the system that has led to food crises in many parts of the world. To address the challenges of a globally interconnected food system, a systems approach is required.

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Released: 18-Jun-2020 1:55 PM EDT
9 in 10 Americans concerned pharma will use COVID-19 pandemic to raise drug prices
West Health Institute

Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults are "very" (55%) or "somewhat" (33%) concerned that the pharmaceutical industry will leverage the COVID-19 pandemic to raise drug prices.

Newswise: Job Protection and Entrepreneurship: The Case of Parental Leave in Canada
Released: 16-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Job Protection and Entrepreneurship: The Case of Parental Leave in Canada
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Does career risk inhibit entrepreneurship? Research from Darden Professor Ting Xu and colleagues shows the effect of leave policies on entrepreneurship and explores the extent to which longer job-protected leave leads to new ventures, creating jobs in industries in which experimentation before entry has low costs and high benefits.

Newswise: Responsible Business Without Trade-Offs: 5 Key Ideas
Released: 16-Jun-2020 10:40 AM EDT
Responsible Business Without Trade-Offs: 5 Key Ideas
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A revolution in the way we understand business: It can and should seek to improve the state of the world. In an excerpt from their forthcoming book, Darden Professors R. Edward Freeman and Bidhan L. Parmar, experts in stakeholder theory, discuss models for businesses not solely driven by profit maximization.

Newswise: Leveraging Uncertainty During The Pandemic: Lessons From Expert Entrepreneurs
Released: 16-Jun-2020 10:10 AM EDT
Leveraging Uncertainty During The Pandemic: Lessons From Expert Entrepreneurs
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

While the future has always been unpredictable, the global uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus is at a record high. To help us steer through this unprecedented crisis, Professor Saras Sarasvathy shares insights on entrepreneurial decision-making and offers four strategies seasoned founders use to turn uncertainty into opportunity to co-create a better future.

Newswise: Redesigning Hand Sanitizer and Donating 7,000 Gallons to Fight Covid-19
Released: 15-Jun-2020 2:55 PM EDT
Redesigning Hand Sanitizer and Donating 7,000 Gallons to Fight Covid-19
Georgia Institute of Technology

Notice how hand sanitizer has made a comeback? It was running out, but this charitable initiative helped revive it by tapping into ethyl alcohol and FDA approval.

Released: 15-Jun-2020 9:30 AM EDT
When Board Members Get Involved, Corporate Tax Burden Goes Down
North Carolina State University

New research finds that corporate tax-planning practices improve when a company's board takes an interest – and better planning results in both less tax uncertainty and a lower tax burden.

Newswise: FAU Now Offers COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate
Released: 15-Jun-2020 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Now Offers COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate
Florida Atlantic University

In response to the high demand for one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S., FAU has launched a new, online public health certificate course on COVID-19, contact tracing and risk-reduction. The five-week, 15-hour course does not require a college degree and is scheduled from June 29 to Aug. 7. The program is open to the general public for adults age 18 and older with a high school diploma or equivalent and a variety of work experiences and educational backgrounds.

Newswise: AACC Welcomes Mark J. Golden as CEO
Released: 12-Jun-2020 12:45 PM EDT
AACC Welcomes Mark J. Golden as CEO
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 that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark J. Golden as CEO effective August 17.

Newswise: PNNL Waives Fee to Test-Drive Portfolio of Intellectual Property
Released: 11-Jun-2020 1:05 PM EDT
PNNL Waives Fee to Test-Drive Portfolio of Intellectual Property
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

To help spur economic development and assist in the battle against COVID-19, PNNL is making available its entire portfolio of patented technologies on a research trial basis—at no cost—for six months.

Released: 10-Jun-2020 4:05 PM EDT
Work Habits of Highly Effective Teams: Insight for Businesses Operating or Reopening Amid Coronavirus
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith workplace expert Cynthia Kay Stevens gives advice that organizations can use to better support their teams as they take on complex problems including those posed by operating or reopening amid restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

Newswise: Flexible Work: Likely or Lip Service Beyond Pandemic?
Released: 9-Jun-2020 8:05 PM EDT
Flexible Work: Likely or Lip Service Beyond Pandemic?
University of South Australia

Flexible work has always been a drawcard for employees, but while managers have typically been reluctant to embrace flexible work arrangements, University of South Australia researchers warn that the topic is likely to become front and centre as employees return to the office after months of lockdown from COVID-19.

Released: 9-Jun-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches 8-Week Stanford Rebuild Global Innovation Sprint
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Participants receive free access to Stanford’s online entrepreneurial toolkit to guide them through the process of creating and evaluating projects designed to drive recovery

Newswise: Corporate Messaging in a Time of Turmoil
Released: 8-Jun-2020 4:40 PM EDT
Corporate Messaging in a Time of Turmoil
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

In the wake of unrest like that from the George Floyd protests, some companies will be slow to release statements, wary of having their message misconstrued by those who disagree. But silence is not a winning strategy, says marketing professor Amna Kirmani.

Newswise: Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership Announces Funding for Inaugural Immunology Research Collaboration Projects
Released: 8-Jun-2020 2:10 PM EDT
Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership Announces Funding for Inaugural Immunology Research Collaboration Projects
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership has formed an Immunology Research Collaboration, through which researchers can apply for funding to support innovative investigations to explore the power of the immune system and ways it may be harnessed to fight cancer. Three researchers' projects were selected in 2020 for funding support.

Newswise: New Study Provides Insights Into How Retailers Have Responded to COVID-19
Released: 8-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT
New Study Provides Insights Into How Retailers Have Responded to COVID-19
University of Warwick

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the retail sector, a new study by WMG, University of Warwick, and Blue Yonder has examined how retailers have responded to the situation. The study identified the human vulnerabilities across the supply chain and the need for future investment in flexibility, visibility and automation to improve future resilience.

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Released: 7-Jun-2020 10:10 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins APL, NASA Upgrade Global Search and Rescue System
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

NASA may be best known for focusing on what’s beyond Earth’s atmosphere, but the agency also has another role — searching for human life on our home planet, especially when those lives are in danger. Staff members from the Air and Missile Defense Sector at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory are working with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and its partners to upgrade NASA’s Search and Rescue system.

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Released: 5-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Education Won’t Be Normal After COVID: Newswise Live Event for June 4
Newswise

Will schools reopen in the fall? If schools remain closed, what will be the impact on students’ education, long-term? How has the pandemic already impacted students, from elementary through higher ed; how are schools at all levels adapting to teaching virtually, and how to safely return to teaching in person - June 4, 2020 from 2-3 PM EDT

Newswise: UniSA nails the true value of PhD mentoring 
with L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand
Released: 5-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT
UniSA nails the true value of PhD mentoring with L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand
University of South Australia

In an Australian first, the University of South Australia’s in-house mentoring evaluation tool will address this challenge as L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand adopts the tool to enhance and monitor their PhD Mentoring program as part of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program.

Released: 4-Jun-2020 4:20 PM EDT
One-third of American households face troubles paying bills
RAND Corporation

One-third of American families have lost income since the beginning of shutdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, with such losses striking families from all economic groups, according to a new nationally representative survey by the RAND Corporation.

Newswise: Cincinnati Children’s Names Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations
Released: 4-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Cincinnati Children’s Names Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center today named Visael “Bobby” Rodriguez as its vice president of diversity, inclusion and community relations.

Released: 4-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT
Working from Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Working from home during the pandemic became an unexpected reality for millions of Americans, and while many want their careers permanently based where they live, hurdles to that goal remain, reports the first comprehensive study of the social and cultural impact of the coronavirus conducted by the USC Center for the Digital Future and the Interactive Advertising Bureau.


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