Subscribe: Newswise: BizNews
http://www.newswise.com/rss/biznews.rss
Preview: Newswise: BizNews

Newswise: BizNews



Newswise: Latest Business News, updated hourly. Newswise specializes in delivering the knowledge-based news behind tomorrow's headlines from the world's leading research institutions directly to journalists and to the public.



Copyright: Copyright 2016 Newswise
 



Beer Epiphany: How Brand-Name Beer Drinkers Become Craft Beer "Aficionados"

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:05:09 EST

Andre Maciel, an assistant marketing professor at Nebraska, spent three years studying craft beer drinkers and how they train their taste buds to prefer craft beer over mass-market brands.(image)






Snapshot:S&T and APCO Partnerto Improve Interoperability and Security of Public Safety Mobile Apps

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:05:41 EST

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International recently announced a partnership to ensure security and interoperability of mobile applications used by the public safety community.(image)



Notre Dame, Conde Nast Announce New Research Collaboration on Content Consumption and Deep Learning

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:05:36 EST

(image) The Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications (iCeNSA) at Notre Dame is partnering with Conde Nast - a media company known for producing high-quality content for the world's most influential audiences - to advance deep learning research on content consumption.(image)



DHS S&T and Israeli Partners Call for Proposals on Advanced First Responder Technologies

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:05:50 EST

Applications are now being accepted for the NextGen First Responder Technologies solicitation, an opportunity for a maximum conditional grant of up to $1 million, jointly funded by the DHS S&T and the Israeli Ministry of Public Security.(image)



Leading Development Economist to Join Northwestern

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:05:33 EST

(image) Christopher Udry, one of the foremost U.S. authorities on development in Africa, will join Northwestern University as professor of economics, effective July 1, 2017. Currently the Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics at Yale University, Udry is particularly focused on agriculture and the rural economy of sub-Saharan Africa.(image)



USDOT Awards $14M for Mobility Research at UW-Led Transportation Center

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:05:42 EST

(image) The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded approximately $14 million over five years to a multi-university, regional transportation center led by the University of Washington to fund research aimed at improving the mobility of people and goods across the Pacific Northwest.(image)



Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, Named Bostinno 50 on Fire Finalist

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:05:40 EST

Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, has been named a finalist of BostInno's 2016 50 on Fire. The awards are given annually to honor Boston's inventors, disrupters, luminaries, and newsmakers across all industries. Winners will be announced and celebrated at the Moakley Courthouse on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.(image)



UT Austin Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:35:45 EST

(image) Meghali Chopra received first place in the 2016 Fall Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition on Dec. 2, 2016, for her company, SandBox Semiconductor.(image)



Uber, Yelp and Decision Making: The Future of Crowdsourcing

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:05:29 EST

(image) (image)



New LED Display Lights Help Improve Taste of Milk, Virginia Tech Researchers Find

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:05:10 EST

(image) "We want to help figure out ways to return to the fresh taste of milk that our grandparents experienced when it came straight from the dairy," said Susan Duncan, a professor of food science and technology.(image)



Babson College Hosts 13 Fall 2016 Hatchery Businesses

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:05:18 EST

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College awards about a dozen entrepreneurs each semester with access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their ventures. As part of the Butler Venture Accelerator, the undergraduate and graduate hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information amongst student entrepreneurs.(image)



Electronically Picking Your Brain -- for Market Research

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:05:20 EST

(image) A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology wants to scrap the traditional electronic and paper survey approaches to gathering marketing and information systems data in favor of scanning your brainwaves.(image)



UChicago Endowment to Invest in Startups with Roots on Campus

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:05:16 EST

The University of Chicago is designating $25 million from its endowment to invest alongside established venture funds in startups led by faculty, students, staff and alumni, expanding a commitment to grow entrepreneurship and research commercialization on campus.(image)



Schlesinger Fund for Global Health Entrepreneurship at Babson College to Host Haitian Entrepreneur Pitch Event

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:05:49 EST

The Schlesinger Fund for Global Health Entrepreneurship at Babson College is partnering with the National Association for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals, USAID, and other partner organizations to host Haiti, Entrepreneurship, and Global Health: An Evening to Act, supporting the Diaspora Challenge Initiative. The event will be held on Monday December 5, 2016 at the Babson Wellesley campus.(image)



The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Selected as Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in Canada for 3rd Time

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:15:52 EST

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is thrilled to be selected as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in the Broader Public Service category.(image)



Those Funny Ads May Make You Laugh, but Maybe Not Buy

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:05:29 EST

Advertisers often use humor to grab customers' attention, but they should do so with caution, according to a recently published study in the Journal of Marketing Behavior.(image)



International Development Expert to Discuss "Trumpism, the Global Economy, and Silicon Valley"

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:05:12 EST

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi, founder and president of the American Iranian Council and a former Iranian presidential candidate, to address the conflict between Trump and Silicon Valley values(image)



When Good People Get Bad Gifts

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:30:01 EST

New research from NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) details reasons why some people intentionally give bad gifts.(image)



DHS S&T to Hold Industry Day with New R&D Opportunities for Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Protections

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:00:06 EST

DHS S&T will host an industry day to connect technology startups and investors to new opportunities for research and development of cybersecurity active defenses for the nation's financial services sector critical infrastructure.(image)



Meeting Customer Expectations Critical in Response to Data Breach, Study Finds

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:05:09 EST

(image) Compensation in response to a data breach is most effective when it meets customers' expectations for what is appropriate, according to a new study by information systems researchers at the University of Arkansas.(image)



Lawrence Livermore Lab Honored for Military Recruiting Programs

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:39 EST

(image) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been honored with a Gold 2016 Optimas Award for Recruiting from Workforce Magazine, recognizing the Lab for excellence in its military internship programs.(image)



The Neediest Case... or the Prettiest Face?

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:05:07 EST

On Giving Tuesday, holiday donation campaigns launch into high gear, with various year-end appeals supporting a whole array of causes. But how do people decide where to donate their money?  They know that they should give to the neediest cases, but new research from Washington University in St. Louis's Olin Business School shows the donation decision often comes down to something called a "charity beauty premium.(image)



Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Named to Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:05:51 EST

(image) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald has appointed Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, Dean and Professor of Medicine at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, to serve on the VA National Academic Affiliations Council.(image)