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Newswise: Yes, Virginia, China Is Exporting Its Model

Yes, Virginia, China Is Exporting Its Model

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Last week I took part in a debate at CSIS on the topic of whether China seeks to export its development model. For me, the answer to this question is self-evident: of course it does.

Channels: Economics, Entrepreneurship, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics,

17-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST

Law and Public Policy


Babson College and Local Colleges Partner with Mountain Dairy to Launch Entrepreneurial Endeavor Designed to Increase Local Food Sourcing on Campus

Babson College

Babson College is among the 2019 winners of the New England Food Vision Prize from the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, which seeks to encourage college and university campuses in the region to improve the health, sustainability, and vitality of the region’s food system. Babson College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and Worcester State University (WSU), in partnership with Mountain Dairy, will use the $250,000 prize funds to support the local dairy farm’s efforts to diversify and expand its operation into cheese production. In return, the partnering institutions will commit to purchase volumes to ensure a stable market for delivery of the new product.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Food Science, Health Food, Marketing, Nutrition, Education, Entrepreneurship,

17-Dec-2019 12:10 PM EST
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Crist Introduces Regional Ocean Partnership Bill, Addresses Gulf of Mexico and Coastal Concerns

Gulf of Mexico Alliance

U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-FL), along with Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-MS), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), and Chris Smith (R-NJ), introduced the Regional Ocean Partnership Act (H.R. 5390). The bill would authorize Regional Ocean Partnerships as partners with the federal government to address ocean and coastal concerns. It will provide with more consistent funding to help perform the critical mission of supporting ocean and coastal health, sustainability, and resiliency.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Environmental Science, Government/Law, Marine Science, Gulf of Mexico,

16-Dec-2019 5:00 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

16-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST
Newswise: New program will help students grow IP skills

New program will help students grow IP skills

Wichita State University

A key component in the advancement of innovation is protecting intellectual property. WSU Ventures recently initiated a new program to place Wichita State University students at the forefront of this field.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Technology,

16-Dec-2019 11:45 AM EST
Research Results

Free energy efficiency assessments offered

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University will soon offer free energy-efficiency assessments to qualifying manufacturing companies and water treatment plants in an industrial belt spanning parts of three states—including Northeast Ohio, some of the lower peninsula of Michigan and Western Pennsylvania. The energy assessments could save up to 15-20% on energy costs at the average industrial plant, said Chris Yuan, director of the new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Industrial Assessment Center at Case Western Reserve. More information about the center, including details on how to apply for a free assessment, can be found through its online portal.

Channels: DOE Science News, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Health,

16-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST
Newswise: eChallenge winner streamlines honey harvest

eChallenge winner streamlines honey harvest

University of Adelaide

An innovative way of pinpointing when honey will be ready to harvest has won top awards at this year’s Australian eChallenge awards. The wining concept, named Beecognition, has won its creators $16,000 in prize money plus over $5,000 worth of expert guidance from business consultants.

Channels: Agriculture, Entrepreneurship,

12-Dec-2019 8:05 PM EST

Utah Coal Country Strike Team Signs First-of-its-Kind Agreement to Help Utah’s Coal Country

University of Utah

The Utah Coal Country Strike Team signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to help Utah’s Coal Country (Carbon and Emery counties) diversify their economy.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Energy, Poverty,

12-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST
Newswise: Um School of Medicine Celebrates Longtime Board of Visitors Chair Michael E. Cryor

Um School of Medicine Celebrates Longtime Board of Visitors Chair Michael E. Cryor

University of Maryland School of Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, kicked off a celebration and recognition of longstanding Chair of the UMSOM’s Board of Visitors (BOV), Michael E. Cryor, President of The Cryor Group and recognized strategic counselor and public leader, for his distinguished service to the UMSOM for the past 10 years. At the celebration, Dean Reece announced that current UMSOM Board Member Cynthia L. Egan has been selected as the new Chair of the UMSOM Board.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, In the Workplace,

10-Dec-2019 3:45 PM EST