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Society for Risk Analysis Announces Its New 2018 Council

During its Annual Meeting, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) announced the addition of five new Council members and the rise of Professor Terje Aven, Ph.D., University of Stavanger, Norway, as the new President of its 2018 Council. Aven succeeds Margaret MacDonell, Ph.D., Argonne National Laboratories, who has completed her term and will continue to serve on the Council as past president. Other officers elected include Katherine McComas, Cornell University as president-elect and Henry Willis, RAND, as treasurer-elect.

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Think Twice Before Giving Pets as Holiday Gift

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Nine Honored by Society for Risk Analysis

Today, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) awarded six prestigious scholarly and service awards and named three new Fellows at its Annual Meeting in Arlington, Virginia. These awards recognize nine individuals for their outstanding contributions to the society and to the science of risk analysis. The recipients were selected by a committee of SRA past presidents and approved by the SRA Council. This

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Applications Accepted for 2018 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP).

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Chiropractic Services Relieve Low Back Pain in Female Veterans: Study

A new study finds that female veterans—one of the fastest growing populations receiving treatment through the Veterans Administration (VA) health care system—experience improvement in low back pain with a course of chiropractic care, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).

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Breakthrough Listen to Observe Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua

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Green Bank Telescope turns its sights on cigar-shaped object moving rapidly through solar system

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Study Finds Road Salt Contamination in Groundwater

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Entrepreneurship on the Inside: UVA Darden Growth Catalysts Innovate Within Big Business

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This is a story about the power of entrepreneurial thinking and a bias for action that University of Virginia Darden School of Business graduates use to thrive in the large organizations where the vast majority work.

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Corporate Accountability: How a Company Proves Its Character

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The public has growing expectations for business to address pressing social needs, and the world of instantaneous communication has empowered all of a company’s stakeholders to be 24/7 auditors. This post begins the conversation the late Professor James Rubin and co-author Barie Carmichael explored in their forthcoming book, Reset: Business and Society in the New Social Landscape.

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UVA Darden Executive Education Expands Program to Develop Bahrain Business Leaders

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A two-week Leadership Development Program for Bahrain business leaders hosted at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and led by Darden Executive Education in partnership with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance.







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