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Study Snapshot: All Aid Is Not Created Equal: Examining the Effects of Unsubsidized Federal Loans on Student Persistence Over Time

Preliminary results from this study show that for low-income college students, taking out unsubsidized Stafford loans is detrimental to success. For every $1,000 in additional money borrowed in unsubsidized loans, students are 5.6 percent less likely to graduate within six years. This negative relationship for unsubsidized loans is found only among low-income students.

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Wells Fargo and the Public's Withdrawal of Trust

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Darden Professor Luann Lynch dissects the reasons behind Wells Fargo losing professional respect, the trust of the public, and its reputation in her case study called "The Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Scandal".

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Private Sector Hungry to Invest: Analyzing Trump's Infrastructure Agenda

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Spread of Local Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Is Likely

Since 2014, seven U.S. municipal or county jurisdictions have adopted excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, but no such taxes have been passed at the state or federal level. A new viewpoint evaluates reasons for success or failure and whether such local taxes are likely to spread.

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Pitting the U.S. Economy Against Climate Change Is Not a New Tactic

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Service Learning Expert Seth Pollack Awarded Fulbright Award to Bring His 20-Years of Service-Learning Expertise to EU Universities

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Poverty . . . An Equal Opportunity ‘Disrupter’ of Student Success

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55 school districts analyzed statewide in Center for Urban Education Leadership report.

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More Slow Economic Growth Forecast for North Carolina

The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte professor says.

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Is “Doing Good” Bad for a Company’s Bottom Line? Yes, Says FAU Study.

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Companies that try to “do good” are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines, according to a new study from FAU’s College of Business. CSR is defined as strategies that appear to foster some social good, including programs that benefit community engagement, diversity, the environment, human rights and employee relations.

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ASCB Comments on Trump FY18 Budget

The Trump Administration has released its final, detailed FY18 federal budget and it is just what was expected: short on funding. The Trump proposal calls for an 18% overall cut for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) with individual cuts for NIH Institutes and Centers ranging from 18% to 23%. The only exception is the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), which only has a 12% cut to its budget.







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