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American Academy of Home Care Medicine Names Brent T. Feorene as Acting Executive Director

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:31 EST

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) Board of Directors has appointed Brent T. Feorene, MBA, to serve as acting Executive Director for the AAHCM, effective January 1, 2018. He will take over this role from Suzanne Simons, MS, who retired at the end of 2017 and served as Executive Director since 2015.(image)



Why Some of Your Old Work Commitments Never Seem to Go Away

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:20 EST

You can quit work commitments if you want - but some of them never really leave you, new research suggests. In a study of 420 employees representing a wide variety of occupations and work settings at three organizations, researchers found that commitments that workers no longer had were still lingering in their minds.(image)






UVA Darden Launches Online Course in Managerial Accounting

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:05:38 EST

(image) The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is launching a new massive open online course (MOOC), "Managerial Accounting Fundamentals," taught by Darden Professor Luann Lynch.(image)



UVA Darden Students Advise a Startup a World Away

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:05:30 EST

(image) University of Virginia Darden School of Business students Stewart Gray and Mathew Reiss, both Class of 2018, have never been to Macedonia and knew little of its culture and business climate when a Peace Corps volunteer reached out looking for MBA students interested in advising entrepreneurs there.(image)



IEEE GlobalSpec Unveils Enhanced Reference Library on Engineering360.com

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:05:11 EST

IEEE GlobalSpec, the leading provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of engineering and technical professionals, announced today the launch of its new Reference Library on Engineering360.com.(image)



Dash, Arizona State University Elevate Blockchain Research, Offer Graduate Course and Scholarships

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:05:58 EST

Arizona State University and Dash, a top digital currency for payments, today announced a partnership designed to accelerate research, development, and education in ways that advance blockchain transaction speed, efficiency, security, and expand its uses.(image)



CEO Fame Is Not Always Good News, ASU Research Finds

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:05:50 EST

(image) A new theoretical paper by an Arizona State University professor looks at why CEOs who become celebrities frequently see a drop in their company's performance.(image)



WashU Expert: We Already Have 'Baby Bonds'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:05:45 EST

(image) As economists float the proposal to give every newborn in the United States a "baby bond" account with between $500 to $50,000 in cash, Michael Sherraden, director of the Center for Social Development (CSD), says a solution already exists -- Child Development Accounts, a policy concept first proposed in his groundbreaking 1991 book, "Assets and the Poor.(image)



Babson College Names Gustavo Trindade MBA'17 Director of Miami Campus

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:05:02 EST

Babson College has appointed Gustavo Trindade MBA'17 Director of Babson Miami--the institution's newest global hub. Trindade will join Katherine Craven, Babson's Chief Administrative and Finance Officer, and Kevin Sullivan, Vice President of Corporate Engagement and Off Campus Operations at Babson, in strategically planning for the College's presence in both the Miami area and Latin America. He will also help manage the hub's daily operations, including all activities, events, and programming, and will serve as Babson's ambassador of the Miami location, working in collaboration with the College's many stakeholders.(image)



Study Says Some Nursing Homes Gaming the System to Improve Their Medicare Star Ratings

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:00:41 EST

(image) A new study of nursing homes in California, the nation's largest system, found that some nursing homes inflate their self-assessment reporting to improve their score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System employed by Medicare to help consumers.(image)



Gonzaga Launches Rebuilt Website, First-Ever Intranet

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:05:38 EST

(image) SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University recently unveiled a completely rebuilt public website, www.gonzaga.edu, featuring an abundance of new features and content, as well as the University's first intranet, called myGU. Developed with input from users ranging from employees to prospective students, and current students to alumni, these new websites offer better and easier ways to explore, learn, work and connect with Gonzaga.(image)



New Academic and Residential Complex Breaks Ground at UIC

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:05:40 EST

(image) With enrollment hitting record-setting levels at the University of Illinois at Chicago this fall and projected numbers of new students climbing by as many as 10,000 over the next decade, a new "living-learning" community will be built to provide necessary residential and academic spaces for students.(image)



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

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:05:31 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 DHS S&T and the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS).(image)



B-Line Medical Launches SimCapture Pro

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:00:20 EST

B-Line Medical(r), an industry leader in video-driven healthcare education and outcome improvement, is excited to announce the launch of SimCapture Pro. SimCapture Pro is a cloud-based and mobile-friendly simulation management platform that makes simulation management accessible to any-sized organization or institution.(image)



Los Alamos National Laboratory Positively Impacts Region's Economy in 2017

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:05:20 EST

(image) Los Alamos National Laboratory's efforts to stimulate new business growth, strengthen existing companies, create jobs and contribute to a diverse economy in northern New Mexico's communities saw notable progress across the board in 2017.(image)



Study Says Community Involvement May Entice Consumers to Shop in-Store

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:05:04 EST

(image) Local retailers should find ways to get involved in the community to help boost business, according to a UAB study.(image)



Mayo Clinic Recibe Altas Calificaciones Por Su Calidad Hospitalaria

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:05:51 EST

Los Centros para Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid en Estados Unidos otorgaron calificaciones con estrellas a 14 hospitales de Mayo Clinic en Arizona, Florida, Rochester y el Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic por su calidad general.(image)



New Study: Distance Education Up, Overall Enrollments Down

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:05:18 EST

A new report, Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States, by the Babson Survey Research Group, reveals distance student enrollments have increased for the fourteenth straight year in 2016.(image)



Tulane School of Medicine Launches Immersion Program for Biotech Execs and Investors Visiting the Big Easy

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 07:00:30 EST

Tulane University School of Medicine has launched a new In-Residence Immersion Program that offers biotech executives, venture capitalists, scientists and entrepreneurs visiting New Orleans from across the country a fully functional on-the-go workspace on its downtown campus.(image)



New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers' Territorial Behavior

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:00:12 EST

(image) Researchers have uncovered territorial reactions when consumers feel psychological ownership of products that don't technically belong to them, and marketers should take care not to offend such customers.(image)



Searching for a New Job? New Study Says Talking to Friends and Family Boosts Chances of Success

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:30:25 EST

(image) A new study co-authored by an American University professor found that job seekers who share their ups and downs with family and friends are more active than job seekers who don't.(image)



The Future of Grocery Shopping: Faster, Cheaper, Smaller

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:45:26 EST

(image) Walmart was once considered the future of grocery shopping, offering consumers a slew of discounted choices, compared to the competition. Yet, market trends point toward a faster, cheaper, smaller and more streamlined experience. The result: One of the most common shopping experiences in American life is fundamentally changing, according to a new study in the journal Strategy and Leadership.(image)



Net Neutrality: The Importance of Open and Equal Access to the Internet

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:07 EST

(image) Nearly three years after the Federal Communications Commission approved "open internet" rules aimed at ensuring fair access to the web, the FCC reversed the decision last month, saying it was "restoring internet freedom." Rutgers Today asked Richard E. Howard, a research professor at the Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, to discuss net neutrality. Howard is former vice president for wireless research at Bell Labs.(image)



Eccles School MBA Online program ranked Top 25 by U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:05:18 EST

(image) The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, landing at No. 25. The program was ranked No. 5 in the West.(image)