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ST., John's, University, Program, Financial, Services

St. John's University Establishes Financial Services Institute

St. John's University (NY) Establishes Financial Services Institute which will prepare men and women for careers in the global financial services sector as well as expand the knowledge and skills of individuals already working in the industry.


Mechanical, Engineering, Pressure, Vessel, Boiler, Code, Standards, Manufacture

U.S. and China Cooperate on Boiler Certification Program

ASME International (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and the Ministry of Labour of The Peopleís Republic of China have agreed on a program of joint assessment of boiler and pressure vessel manufacturers.


Pollution Control, EPA, Environmental Law, Regulatory Reform

U.S. Pollution Control: Fragmented, Focused on the Wrong Problems, and Plagued by Poor Information

A new book released by Resources for the Future (RFF) documents the progress made in controlling pollution in the U.S. over the last two decades but also finds that there are many unaddressed problems and a pressing need for a major overhaul of the regulatory system. The 336-page book, "Pollution Control in the United States: Evaluating the System," is the culmination of a three-year investigation by RFF's J. Clarence (Terry) Davies and Jan Mazurek. It is the most balanced and comprehensive review to date of the successes and failures of U.S. environmental laws.


Babson's, February, Customized, Executive, Education, Programs

Babson Executive Education-Update Feb. 1998

Babson faculty delivered customized exxecutive programs to Colonia Insurance, DunkinDonuts, LIMRA, Olsten Health Services, Petroleos de Venezuela, and Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme.


TAX, Accounting, Investing, CPA, IRS, Deduction, BYU

New tax law "a slap in the face," says head of national CPA committee

Even accountants are confused by the burgeoning tax code and its '97 Taxpayer Relief Act. BYU's Fred Streuling, head of a national CPA Tax Simplification Committee, lightheartedly attacks the new law - "It's a slap in the face" - and warns that some of its promised tax breaks are not all they seem.


Nuclear, Energy, Electricity, Utility, Greenhouse, Climate, Environment

Nuclear Plant License Renewal Announcement

Baltimore Gas and Electric to replace steam generators at its two-unit nuclear power plant and continue to seek renewal of operating licenses for an additional 20 years.


Entrepreneur, Business, Management, Competition, Patent, Engineering, Development, Software

Helping Others Pays Off for Student Entrepreneur

"Run, don't walk, to the patent office" and "go national tomorrow" was the advice from the judges to the winner of the 1998 Burton Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition at Purdue University. They were talking about a school locker for disabled students that was the big winner at the 11th annual competition. Eleven teams presented business and marketing plans along with product prototypes to a panel of judges during the final round of competition Saturday (2/28).


International, MBA, Global, Business, Education, Marketing, Finance

Global Business Focus and International Internships Provide Unique Credentials for DePaul MBA/IMF Students

The MBA in International Marketing and Finance (MBA/IMF) offered by DePaul's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago combines classroom instruction in international finance and marketing with lengthy business internships at multinational firms around the world. "It's an international marketplace today, and business education must reflect this," said Ashok Batavia, director of the MBA/IMF program.


Baseball, Softball, Equipment, Invention, Sports

Worth's 'First-Up' youth baseball glove designed at WVU

A national sporting goods company's pitch to a West Virginia University faculty member may become a hit with youth baseball and softball players-in-training.


Steel, Auto, body, car, Ultralight, Detroit, Automobile, Porsche

The Car of the Future is Steel: Steel Industry Responds to Environmental Challenge with Light-Weight Auto Body

In response to environmental challenges to reduce vehicle weight, the steel industry unveils the UltraLight Steel Auto Body, a four-year, $22 million investment in the future.

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