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Texas Biomed Names Larry Schlesinger, M.D. As President/CEO

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Texas Biomedical Research Institute announced that its Board of Trustees has named Dr. Larry Schlesinger as the Institute’s new President and CEO. Dr. Schlesinger will take the helm of Texas Biomed effective May 31, 2017.

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VIDEO AVAILABLE: Science of the Super Bowl LI Newswise Live Expert Panel Event

ON-DEMAND VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: Thursday, February 2 at 2 pm ET, featuring a panel of experts that will scientifically analyze the various aspects of this major pop culture event.

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America's Biggest Secret or Life in a Culture of Pay Secrecy?

My eight-year-old daughter received the classic Hasbro Game of Life as a holiday gift this past year. What caught my attention right away while playing the game with her were the salaries.

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Wichita State Joins NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium

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Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research has joined NASA's Advanced Composite Consortium (ACC), a public-private partnership focused on advancing knowledge about composite materials and improving the performance of future aircraft.

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Babson Professor Heidi Neck Assumes Presidency of United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship®

Babson College Professor Heidi Neck has assumed the Presidency of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE), the 34th person to hold the position.

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Virginia Tech Marketing Expert Available to Discuss Super Bowl Advertising

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Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground and make it into the highlight reel.

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TRIUMF Appoints New AAPS President and CEO to Lead Technology Commercialization Arm

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Ms. Kathryn Hayashi will become President and CEO for TRIUMF’s commercialization branch, AAPS Inc., effective February 6, 2017

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Fashion Forecasts for 2017: Less Cowhide, More Denim, Eye-Popping Sleeves -- and Consideration for the Planet

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After years of wanting the cheapest prices possible for clothes, consumers are starting to consider how their clothes are made and their impact on the environment, says fashion forecaster/author Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., of Baylor University.

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Product Review Websites Try to Help but Actually May Harm Consumers

Third-party “infomediary” websites that aim to inform the public about products are sometimes, inadvertently, doing a disservice to the people they’re trying to help, according to new research.

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Sandia’s Solar Glitter Closer to Market with New Licensing Agreement

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An Albuquerque company founded by a Sandia National Laboratories scientist-turned-entrepreneur has received a license for a “home-grown” technology that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.

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Banks Hold Major Information Advantage Over Other Investors

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Maybe Gordon Gekko was right when he said that information was the most valuable commodity of all. A new study showing major investment advantages for banks in countries where public economic data is scarce seems to support that claim by the fictional corporate raider in the 1987 movie Wall Street.

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Trump Order Puts Lyft and Uber at Odds, Professors Weigh In on What’s at Stake for Brands

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A poll asked a panel of business school professors to grade Lyft and Uber on their reactions to Donald Trump’s executive order barring visitors and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Lyft was quick to oppose the ban and donated $1 million to the ACLU while Uber was more equivocal and continued to operate despite a Taxi walkout. The professors gave Lyft a “B” and Uber a “C+” for their respective actions and statements.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing to Move its Headquarters Office in Washington, DC

AACN is pleased to announce that it will be moving its headquarters office to 655 K Street in Washington, DC in late summer 2017. At its new home base, AACN will be co-located with peer associations representing medicine, dentistry, physician assistant education, and veterinary medicine.

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Social Media and Work Relations: Do People “Like” Their Boss?

Marketing expert Deborah Cohn of NYIT School of Management and conflict resolution expert Joshua Bienstock (also at NYIT) have won two grants to research social media behaviors and work relationships across four countries.

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Live Webcast to Focus on How the Financial System Is Shaped by Physicists

In a live webcast February 1, James Weatherall will tell the story of how innovative physicists and mathematicians have shaped global finance since the Second World War.

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UTEP’s Hunt Institute Releases Landmark Energy Report

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness releases first-of-its-kind report that clarifies the region’s structure and regulation of energy resources.

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Superbowl LI: Expert Weighs in on Super Marketing Spending

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What does it take for brands to stand out in a sea of competing advertisers, and what should we expect to see this year? Look no further than Broad College of Business’ Dr. Ayalla A. Ruvio, professor of marketing and resident expert in applied consumer behavior, for answers.

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Trump’s Immigration Policy Profits Few, Hurts Most







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