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GoCreate, A Unique Workspace at WSU Where You Can Make Stuff

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:05:31 EST

You've got a million dollar idea but you don't have a million dollars to make it. Bring your idea here: In this video, Ty Masterson, the director of GoCreate, discusses the scope of this innovative work space.(image)

Business of Health: Darden Expands Health Care Presence, Partnerships

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:05:06 EST

(image) The University of Virginia Darden School of Business illustrates the many ways in which the school is expanding its reach in the health care space.(image)

Legislation Will Strengthen Coordination in the Gulf Region

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:09 EST

Senate Bill S. 1373 and House Bill H.R. 2923 would authorize the Gulf of Mexico Alliance as a regional coordinator for Gulf of Mexico ecological issues. This is similar to the role the Chesapeake Bay Foundation serves for Chesapeake Bay.(image)

Cool Power, Stronger Ferromagnets, ADHD Detection, Intelligent Robots, and More in the Engineering News Source

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:20:42 EST

The latest research and features in the Newswise Engineering News Source(image)

American Dental Hygienists' Association Honors Dental Hygiene Profession's Best at the 94th Annual Conference 

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:05:39 EST

More than 1,600 oral health professionals gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, June 14-17 for the American Dental Hygienists' Association's 94th Annual Conference. ADHA is proud to announce its various award winners from this year's event. These awardees represent the commitment and professionalism of all the individuals involved in the dental hygiene profession, and are devoted to improving the public's oral and overall health.(image)

Media Advisory: DHS S&T to Demonstrate New Virtual Training for First Responders

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:05:21 EST

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate will host a media-only, online demonstration of the new Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) virtual training platform on June 28 via YouTube live stream.(image)

Eastern Philosophies, Western Strategies: Strategic Intuition

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:05:29 EST

(image) Professor L.J. Bourgeois' new course, "Strategic Intuition and Eastern Philosophy", promotes the awareness of Eastern philosophy's effect on global economy aside from the linear analytics of Western economics.(image)

Study Assesses Risk in a Changing Insurance Market for Driverless Vehicles

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EST

Despite projections, insurers will likely play a key role in supporting the safe deployment, adoption and sustainability of driverless cars. The relatively unknown nature, likelihood and extent of driverless accidents presents risk management challenges to both the automotive and insurance industries. Future motor policies may require non-traditional risk management.(image)

Key Skill to Attain Virtual Team Leadership Is Ability to Type Fast

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:05:01 EST

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that to the fast typist go the leadership spoils. The study suggests that the fleet-fingered are more likely to emerge as the leaders of virtual work teams that have members scattered in multiple offices.(image)

American Dental Hygienists' Association Announces New Leadership for 2017-18 at 94th Annual Conference

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:05:34 EST

(image) At this year's 94th Annual Conference, the American Dental Hygienists' Association installed Tammy Filipiak, RDH, MS, of Mosinee, Wisconsin, as the organization's 2017-18 president, along with ADHA's new slate of officers for the upcoming year.(image)

ADHA Announces Adoption of New Charter Agreement

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:05:20 EST

On June 16, 2017 at the 94th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) signed charter agreements with the Florida Dental Hygienists' Association and Minnesota Dental Hygienists' Association who became the 48th and 49th chartered constituents. This signing is the culmination of the collaborative work between ADHA and its states.(image)

IU's Kelley School of Business and Microsoft to Offer Dual Certificate in Cloud-Based Analytics

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:05:00 EST

(image) Microsoft and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business are collaborating on a new dual certificate program in cloud-based analytics. The unique program is designed to provide graduates with job-ready skills needed to participate in the digital transformation occurring across industries and companies worldwide.(image)

Study Argues Cybersecurity Breaches Require Less Technology, More Attention

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:30:00 EST

As network technologies reach deeper into our personal, professional, and even political lives, the threats posed by cybersecurity breaches grow in number and degree. This new study provides a unique, qualitative analysis for the detection of organizational vulnerabilities.(image)

UNC/N.C. State Spinout Company Raises $5.8M for 'Smart' Insulin Devices

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:05:01 EST

Technology invented in a laboratory in the UNC-NC State Joint Biomedical Engineering Program could soon mean painless diabetes testing and insulin injections for the nearly 400 million people with diabetes worldwide.(image)

Whole Foods Ripe for an Amazon Purchase

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:05:06 EST


Demand for Housing Fuels Major Jump in Inland Empire Building Activity

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:05:24 EST

(image) Impressive job growth, wage gains, and construction activity all show the region's economy bucking a broader statewide slowdown.(image)

Saint Joseph's Small Business Training Program for Veterans: Apply Today

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:25:20 EST

(image) On the front lines, United States service men and women serve and protect the American dream. When they return home, many desire to achieve it for themselves. At Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, veterans with a desire to start their own business or venture are given the tools, confidence and opportunity to make their dreams a reality.(image)

Study: Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:05:16 EST

An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan's financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.(image)

DHS S&T Announces Funding Opportunity for Border, Trade and Immigration Homeland Security Research

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:05:53 EST

Proposals are due July 1. Selected proposals will be awarded in amounts up to $350,000 for a performance period of 24 months.(image)

Close Failing Banks Before They Cost U.S. Billions of Dollars, Says Study

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:00:12 EST

(image) Billions of dollars could be saved if Congress revises a law to allow regulators to be more aggressive in reducing losses from insolvent banks, according to a recent study co-authored by a faculty member from FAU's College of Business.(image)

Endocrine Society Partners with MedPage Today to Deliver Unique Content Offering

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EST

Building on their longtime collaboration, MedPage Today and the Endocrine Society are pleased to announce the official launch of the Endocrine Society Reading Room. This unique offering includes content from the Endocrine Society's top-ranked journals as well as exclusive, original content from MedPage Today's team of award-winning journalists, written specifically for the Reading Room. This new venture also provides expert critiques written by a member of the Endocrine Society that accompanies each article.(image)

Law Student, Grandfather Land Deal to Bring Daisy Rocket Shot to Stores

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:05:24 EST

(image) An Arkansas law school student and his 85-year-old grandfather have reached a licensing deal with Gamo Outdoor to bring their invention, the Daisy Rocket Shot, a child-friendly product that shoots aluminum cans into the air that can be shot with an air rifle or BB gun as target practice, to the market.(image)