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“Clean Label” to Reignite Energy Drink Innovation

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Applied Food Sciences hosts exclusive retreat with industry experts in market trends, innovation, and regulations to address evolving energy drink market opportunities.

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Babson Named One of the Area's Healthiest Employers by Boston Business Journal

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The Boston Business Journal named Babson College a finalist in its 5th annual Healthiest Employers program alongside an impressive group of Boston-area organizations, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Tufts Health Plan.

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Rutgers Corporate Engagement Team Creates New Business Portal

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Rutgers is launching a new Business Portal, a website designed to serve the region’s corporate community. It offers users easy access to four key areas—research, technology licensing, professional development and recruiting—and provides two internal search functions and clear pathways to units at Rutgers such as corporate engagement and translational sciences.

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Protections, Not Money, Can Boost Internal Corporate Whistleblowing

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Research finds that strong, reliable anti-retaliation policies can encourage employees to notify internal authorities of possible wrongdoing, but that offering monetary incentives does not necessarily influence whistleblowing behavior – or at least not right away.

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Fred Hutch Health Economist Gary Lyman Edits Essential Reference Book for Clinical Oncologists

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Oncologist and health economist Gary Lyman, M.D., M.P.H., co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is editor of the second edition of the Oxford American Handbook of Oncology released this week from Oxford University Press.

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Media Advisory: VICE Media Founder Shane Smith Announces $500,000 Matching Gift to Fund Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic

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On Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT, HBO will air a documentary from VICE Media entitled Killing Cancer, which follows pioneering cancer researchers including those at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The broadcast will conclude with the announcement of a matching gift campaign established by the documentary’s host and producer Shane Smith to fund cancer research at Mayo Clinic.

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Michael Ayers Joins Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona as Associate Director of Government Relations

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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona today announced that Michael Ayers has joined the Institute as associate director of Government Relations. In this role, he will develop and execute strategies to fortify Sanford-Burnham’s leadership role within Florida’s emerging life-sciences industry. Michael’s scope of responsibilities includes working with the Florida legislature, U.S. Congress, as well as state and federal government agencies to advance the Institute’s mission at its Lake Nona campus. Ayers will report to the vice president of Public Affairs.

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23andMe Appoints Kate Black as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel

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23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, today announced the appointment of Kate Black as Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel. Black brings a strong background in international, federal, and state privacy laws as well as health care regulations. As a member of the legal and regulatory team, she will be responsible for reviewing, updating and enhancing the company’s privacy and consent policies for customers in the U.S. and abroad. She joined the company January 5, 2015 and reports to Kathy Hibbs, chief legal and regulatory affairs officer.

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Skyrocketing Market for “Big Data” Analysis Fuels new MBA Track at Baldwin Wallace University

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Starting in the fall 2015, business analytics is one of two new concentrations that will be offered in the evolved MBA program.

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New Engineering Research Centers at UC San Diego will be Highlighted at Research Expo

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Feb 24, 2015 San Diego, CA: Professors leading four new research centers at the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering will speak at Research Expo on April 16, 2015. The faculty talks will focus on cutting-edge research in wearable sensors, extreme events research, sustainable power and energy, and visual computing. Learn more about the agile research centers project here.