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Business of Energy Graduate Online Certificate Program

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Clarkson University is offering a Business of Energy graduate online certificate program for those in the energy industry or those interested in learning about it.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Opening Chattanooga Office

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The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will open an office at EPB headquarters in Chattanooga’s Innovation District that will link local companies to the national laboratory’s resources and expertise.

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Drop in Childhood Obesity Cannot Be Explained by Health Behaviors, The Latest in Heart Defect Prediction Tech, Eating After 8pm Not Linked to Childhood Obesity, and more Children's Health News

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Reconnecting Stream Habitat

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Jumping up a 2-foot waterfall is an impossible task for small fish like minnows and shiners. Such an obstacle can inhibit their ability to feed and spawn upstream. But state and federal wildlife agencies may soon be able to install fish ladders on the downside side of culverts to prevent this from happening.

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PCOM Establishes Venture Fund to Fuel Innovation in Primary Care

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has launched the Primary Care Innovation Fund, which will invest in companies with established products and services that are healthcare-related and focused on primary care.

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For Women Re-Entering Workforce, Sharing Personal Information May Get You Hired

A new study provides the first-ever evidence that women who reveal personal family-related information that could explain gaps in their resume (like staying home to raise a child) dramatically raise their chances of getting hired compared to a women who focus on their resume credentials alone.

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A Benefit of Organizational Misconduct: Others in Group May Work Harder, Johns Hopkins Study Says

Misconduct within an organization is generally seen as a predicament at best, a catastrophe at worst. But a new study shows that such misconduct, or “deviance,” can prove beneficial by causing “non-deviant” members of the group to work harder in order to alleviate their own discomfort with the organization’s tarnished image.

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Female Members on Corporate Boards Can Lower Number of Mergers and Acquisitions, Study Suggests

University of Notre Dame researcher Craig Crossland, management professor at the Mendoza College of Business, and colleagues decided to look into the numbers. After studying almost 3,000 acquisitions between 1998 and 2010, they found that the larger the proportion of women on a board of a U.S. public company, the fewer acquisitions it engages in.

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Premise Health Partners with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses to Provide Virtual Training to Nurses Nationwide

Premise Health, a leading worksite health and patient engagement company, partnered with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) to engage and educate its nationwide nurse population in AAOHN’s first virtual conference spotlighting occupational health, environmental health and safety practices.

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation Announces Office Move

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to heart disease research and education, has announced it will be moving its corporate office to a new location in midtown Manhattan.

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Nord University Business School and Nordland Research Institute to Host 36th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference

The 36th annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), co-sponsored by Nord University Business School and Nordland Research Institute, in Bodø, Norway, will be held at Nord University Business School on June 8-11, 2016.​

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McCombs School Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

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The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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New Report Evaluates Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Track Record

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A new study by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Christopher L. Peterson analyzes the U.S. government’s effort to create an effective consumer financial protection agency.

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Edwardson Gives Additional $5 Million to Enhance Chicago Booth’s Social Entrepreneurship Program

Gift will support and enhance programs for social entrepreneurs at University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Iowa State Business Prof Says ‘It Pays to Be Paranoid’ to Limit Risk When Acquiring Other Firms

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An Iowa State University management professor says corporations need to recognize the threat of competitive retaliation when acquiring another business.By paying attention to the competitive dynamics, firms can make better choices.

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Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project (BEEP) Makes Social And Economic Impact In Colombia

Manizales-Más, Babson’s entrepreneurship and economy-boosting collaboration with the Colombian city of Manizales, has made impactful strides and seen record success since its full-scale launch in 2012.

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The 'Echoverse': A New Way to Think About Brand-Consumer Interactions

Most studies of the interactions between companies and consumers look at one piece of the puzzle: Advertising or social media or news coverage or "consumer sentiment" as measured in surveys. A new study from researchers at the University of Maryland, University of Tennessee and Massey University examines how messages about brands across various channels interact in a complex set of feedback loops the authors call the "echoverse." And the study offers advice for managers on navigating this new complex media world.

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Chicago Booth Professors Receive AQR Insight Award for Research on Financial Markets

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Assistant Professor Samuel Hartzmark and Associate Professor Kelly Shue received the 2016 AQR Insight Award for their research into the effect of earnings news on financial markets.

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Babson Hosts First Annual Multi-School Business Plan Competition for Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Through Babson College’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program held its first annual Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Competition on May 13, 2016 at Babson’s Wellesley campus.