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Iowa State to Manage Biorefinery Projects for New Manufacturing USA Institute

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Iowa State will lead the biorefinery program of the country's 10th -- and just recently announced -- Manufacturing USA Institute. The institute is dedicated to improving the productivity and efficiency of chemical manufacturing.

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S&T Releases New Incident Management Planning Tool for First Responders

DHS S&T funded research to continue development of the Incident Management Preparedness and Coordination Toolkit, a geospatial tool designed to enhance situational awareness, communication, and collaboration during events.

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DHS S&T Calls for Anti-Jamming Technology Submissions

DHS S&T today released a Request for Information for participation in the 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise at Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, July 17-22, 2017. Applications deadline is January 20, 2017.

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Supertasters a Super Opportunity for Advertisers

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A new study from researchers at Ithaca College and Cornell University used three small studies to answer several questions about supertasters and find out more about their brand identification ability, brand loyalty and if their abilities dissipate with learning.

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Southern Research Names New Members to Board of Directors

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Southern Research announced today that C. Ray Hayes, chancellor of the University of Alabama System, and Nancy E. Dunlap, M.D., Ph.D., an accomplished health care administrator and professional, have joined the non-profit organization’s board of directors.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor Renowned Ophthalmologist Eugene De Juan, Jr., MD and Opera Singer Janette MáRquez at 11th Annual Gala

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The Catalyst Award, Glaucoma Research Foundation’s highest honor, will be presented to Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, Founder and Vice-Chairman of ForSight Labs and the Jean Kelly Stock Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California San Francisco, in recognition of his outstanding leadership and commitment to advancing ophthalmology.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Host 6th Annual Glaucoma 360

This unique three-day event dedicated to highlighting innovation in glaucoma kicks off with a fundraising Gala, followed by the New Horizons Forum and educational symposia for Clinicians.

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Energy Secretary Moniz., Senator Durbin to Announce Selected Innovators Tuesday

Please join us for a press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Chicago to announce Argonne National Laboratory's first cohort of entrepreneurs from our Chain Reaction Innovations program. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin are scheduled to attend and make the announcement. We hope you can join us, either in person or on the live stream.

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President Obama Honored by Berkeley-Haas for Global Leadership in Open Innovation

The University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business honored US President Barack Obama with the Award for Outstanding Global Leadership in Open Innovation at the World Open Innovation Conference held at ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain, today (Dec. 16, 2016).

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Crisis Communication Experts Debate Samsung Galaxy Note7 Global Response

As holiday shoppers scurry to buy the newest electronic gadgets, crisis communication experts from the University of Georgia weighed in on the communication tactics of one of the most well-known global electronics brands-Samsung.

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A Better Way for Policymakers to Win Over Constituents

Why do people accept some policies and reject others when the outcomes are the same? People tend to favor punishing people’s behavior when it runs afoul of an obligation or rule but oppose preferential treatment for those who did not break the rules.

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People's Energy in the Workplace Is Key to Staff Retention

A research study has found that people's energy towards colleagues has a major influence on how likely they are to leave their job voluntarily. The in-depth study was undertaken with IT workers over a four-year period by academics at the Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) and the Surrey Business School at University of Surrey.

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Bad Bosses Come in Two Forms: Dark or Dysfunctional

Bad bosses generally come in two forms. There are the dysfunctional ones, like Michael Scott from the TV series The Office; then there are the dark ones, like Gordon Gekko from the film Wall Street. Researchers including Seth M. Spain from Binghamton University, State University of New York are building a framework to better understand the behaviors of bad bosses and to reduce workplace stress.

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Federal Grant to Help UIC Promote Chicagoland Green Economic Development

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Via the U.S. Economic Development Administration's (EDA) 2016 University Center Economic Development Competition, UIC's Natalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement will receive $54,000 annually for a five-year program to develop a model to promote green economic development in the Chicago region with a focus on manufacturing and workforce development.

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Slow Economic Growth Expected to Continue in 2017

The economy is continuing to grow, albeit slowly. Post-election and throughout 2017, the economic forecast pattern will continue, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton today during the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast.

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Gonzaga Engineering Students’ Research Helps Advance Cars of Future

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The future is now for a dozen Gonzaga University senior engineering students who are gaining hands-on research experience with “connected vehicles.” The technology is expected to form a high-tech communication infrastructure that will enhance traffic safety and improve the effectiveness of driverless cars.

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UofSC Economists: 2017 SC Economy Strong and Stable Amid Political Uncertainty

Steady economic gains are expected for South Carolina in 2017 despite the political uncertainty that comes with new governor and U.S. president. The gains build on positive growth across most of the Palmetto State’s industries and regions, according to University of South Carolina economists at the Darla Moore School of Business.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering and Hackensack Meridian Health Announce Cancer Care Partnership

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Hackensack Meridian Health announced the Memorial Sloan Kettering–Hackensack Meridian Health partnership, a joint venture that will combine both organizations’ unparalleled expertise in all areas of cancer care and research to accelerate new discoveries and improve the lives of patients they jointly serve.

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Study Explores Companies' Strategies in Expanding Globally

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A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examines why and how multinational enterprises decide to internationalize.

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It Matters Who You Know: Referral Networks in the Labor Market

Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance, but “job-referral networks” may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of Georgia.







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