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Article ID: 702032

Sandia Labs names first Jill Hruby Fellows

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories has named Mercedes Taylor and Chen Wang its first Jill Hruby Fellows. The honorees have each been awarded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in technical leadership, comprising national security-relevant research with an executive mentor.

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11-Oct-2018 9:35 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 701964

Does More Education Stem Political Violence?

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Recent evidence of above-average levels of education among genocide perpetrators and terrorists, such as those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, has challenged the consensus among scholars that education has a generally pacifying effect. Is it true that more schooling can promote peaceful behavior and reduce civil conflict and other forms of politically-motivated group violence?

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11-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 701758

Nice People Finish Last When It Comes to Money

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON -- Nice people may be at greater risk of bankruptcy and other financial hardships compared with their less agreeable peers, not because they are more cooperative, but because they don’t value money as much, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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5-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702021

Studies Reveal Powerful Links Between Economic Development, Technology and Geopolitical Cooperation to Reduce Climate Change

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University researchers are trying to determine key links between economic development, technology, politics and human decision making in the context of climate change. Their research published in two peer-reviewed journals helps shed light on the complex topic.

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10-Oct-2018 5:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702016

IMSA Announces Passing of Founder, Dr. Leon Lederman

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

It is with heartfelt sorrow that Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy announces the death of its founder, Dr. Leon Lederman, on Wednesday, October 3 at the age of 96. As a physicist, researcher, university professor, national laboratory director, and Nobel Laureate, Dr. Leon Lederman influenced the role of science and science education, but will be remembered most by the IMSA Community for his love of science and students.

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10-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 702010

How New GE CEO Lawrence Culp Already Transformed One Company Into a Thriving Global Conglomerate

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

With its struggle over the last 12 months, General Electric ousted CEO John Flannery after only a year on the job. In his place, the company looked to Lawrence Culp, who as Danaher CEO from 2001 to 2014 quintupled the company’s revenues and delivered total shareholder return of more than 450 percent.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 701987

Probation Lifted for SLU’s Medical School

Saint Louis University Medical Center

The Saint Louis University School of Medicine no longer is on probation after successfully addressing all concerns raised by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), the accrediting body for North American medical schools.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Education


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