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UVIC 2017: Flight to Passive Investing and the Rise of Technology

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:05:44 EST

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business hosts the 10th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference(image)

AdQuick Founder Leans on Lessons From UVA Darden to Disrupt Billboard Industry

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:05:35 EST

AdQuick Co-founder and CEO Matt O'Connor (MBA '13) came to the University of Virginia Darden School of Business to learn how to make his entrepreneurial vision into a reality.(image)

The Business of Ethics: How to Ask the Right Questions

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:05:26 EST

(image) UVA Darden School of Business Professor Bidhan Parmar re-examined Milgram's audiotapes. What he found exemplifies how both Darden and UVA's McIntire School of Commerce approach ethics education(image)

Babson's Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:00:28 EST

Babson College Entrepreneurship Division Chair Andrew Corbett has been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies.(image)

ALCEA ADVISORS, the Reference Partner for Oncology Startups in Europe, Welcomes Dr. Henri Chaoul as a Member of Its Investment Committee

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00:55 EST

ALCEA ADVISORS, the reference partner for oncology startups in Europe, welcomes Dr. Henri Chaoul as a Member of its Investment Committee(image)

ALCEA ADVISORS, the Reference Partner for Oncology Startups in Europe, Welcomes Dr. Steve Arlington as a Member of Its Investment Committee

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00:16 EST

ALCEA ADVISORS, the reference partner for oncology startups in Europe, welcomes Dr. Steve Arlington as a Member of its Investment Committee(image)

All Black Friday Deals Are Not Created Equal

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:30:12 EST

(image) Spend $200 on a great Christmas gift at the big box store and get a $50 gift card. Sounds like a great offer. It may, in fact, entice you to spend more than you normally would, warned a marketing expert at Washington University in St. Louis.(image)

Eccles School MBA Program Jumps 10 Spots in Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:05:23 EST

(image) The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business MBA program jumped 10 spots in the Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools ranking released today, placing the Eccles School at No. 56 in the country and No. 8 in the West.(image)

American Dream Revised: New Study Says Homeowners Shouldn't Count on Property Appreciation Creating Wealth

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:15:07 EST

(image) The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.(image)

Why Do Employees Cheat? Too Much Pressure

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:05:00 EST

Workplace cheating is a real and troublesome phenomenon, and new research from the University of Georgia explains how it starts--and how employers can help prevent it.(image)

Grooming College Students for Booming Hotel Industry

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:30:13 EST

(image) Rebecca Tate, lecturer, Hospitality and Tourism Department, is now leading a new practicum at Buffalo State. Beginning this fall, 10 upperclassmen admitted to the course are learning the four elements of the hotel business: marketing; conferences and events; food and beverage; and rooms division; through both classroom training and hands-on experiences at a brand-new hotel located next to the campus. She can speak to the trends in the hotel industry and why it is growing.(image)

Boise State University President Bob Kustra Announces Retirement

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:05:57 EST

(image) Boise State University President Bob Kustra announced Wednesday that he will retire on June 30, after 15 years of leading Idaho's largest public university.(image)

Jail is the Answer to Corporate Tax Avoidance, says American University Professor

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:50:19 EST

With the Paradise Papers dominating headlines, research by a professor in American University's Kogod School of Business suggests we've been getting tough on tax avoidance all wrong.(image)

New Certificate in Social Impact for Professionals Offered by Smith School of Business First Program of Its Kind in Canada

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:06 EST

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) at Queen's University's Smith School of Business has launched a new certificate program aimed at equipping working professionals with the knowledge and skills to integrate social impact considerations into their business and organizational strategies.(image)

Lawrence Livermore and American Heart Association Partner to Accelerate Drug Discovery

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:05:50 EST

(image) The American Heart Association (AHA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have formed a strategic business partnership to overcome the burden of drug discovery, cost and access.(image)

U of Utah Ranks 15th for Undergrad and 23rd for Grad Entrepreneurship Studies

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:05:28 EST

(image) For the seventh straight year, The Princeton Review ranked the University of Utah as one of the top 25 schools in the country in 2018 for entrepreneurship education in a new survey released today. Led by the David Eccles School of Business and its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, the University of Utah ranked No. 15 for undergraduate and No. 23 for graduate programs.(image)

New UCI Research Identifies Tailgating as a Collegiate Branding Opportunity

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:05:21 EST

(image) Tailgating is a favorite pastime for thousands of sports enthusiasts in the United States. The social gathering, comprised of individuals grilling, eating, drinking and socializing in preparation for a big game, is an institutionalized form of public revelry and a valuable branding opportunity that many universities take full advantage of.(image)

Wolters Kluwer and Health Data Management Examine Strategies for Optimizing Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:40:04 EST

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today its Chief Technology Officer, Jean-Claude Saghbini, will join industry experts in an examination of emerging artificial intelligence (AI) offerings, helping healthcare executives best assess, acquire and apply cutting-edge solutions as part of their health IT strategies. Hosted by Health Data Management and sponsored by Wolters Kluwer, "Cutting-edge AI - should you take a chance?" is designed for those with an interest in understanding how to apply AI in healthcare.(image)

How Much Will We Pay for Something? Depends on the Value of What We've Just Encountered

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:00:00 EST

The value of the products we encounter influences how much we'll subsequently pay for other items, new neuroscience research has found. The results point to a previously undetected factor that affects consumer behavior.(image)

UNLV Research Helping Japan Launch its First Integrated Resorts

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:05:23 EST

(image) Japan's tourism economy is about to undergo a massive shift--potentially introducing $10 billion in integrated resorts--with a little help from researchers at UNLV's International Gaming Institute (IGI).(image)

DHS S&T Awards $6.8 Million for Five R&D Projects to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:05:13 EST

DHS S&T has awarded funding to four research and development (R&D) projects that will improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for passenger X-ray baggage systems.(image)

New Research Finds People Will Desire Something Even More if You Increase Their Focus on It

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:05:15 EST

(image) Study suggests ways marketing and clinical treatment can influence behavior(image)

Johns Hopkins APL and FS-ISAC Operationalize the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense Framework to Improve Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center are operationalizing the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD) framework, which will enable companies to improve the ability to quickly and broadly share information and prevent and respond to cyberattacks.(image)