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Experts Predict Another Good Year for Georgia’s Economy; Growth to Outpace the Nation

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Georgia’s growth rate will outpace the national average in 2018, according to experts. The state’s employment will rise by 2 percent, nearly twice the 1.1 percent gain expected for the nation.

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Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, digital currency, virtual currency, Money, Finance, Business, Security, Privacy, Computers, Mobile, Wireless, Crowdsourcing, Networks, Human Behavior, Rutgers School of Engineering, WINLAB, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers, New Jersey

Rutgers Expert Available to Comment on Bitcoin Security, Privacy, Ease of Use

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Reddit Discussion Gives a Clearer Picture of What It’s Like to Be Poor

In a recently published study which drew its data from Reddit, a social media and discussion website, University of Georgia researchers got a clearer picture of what being poor in America is like.

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Clarkson University Introduces New Initiative to Partner with Students to Reduce Upfront Costs of College and Accelerate Career Success

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Clarkson University is proud to announce the Lewis Income Share Agreement. This is a new way to help students pay for college based on their future incomes.

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RTI International’s Gary Zarkin Named Distinguished Fellow

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RTI International has named renowned expert in behavioral health economics, Gary Zarkin, Ph.D., an RTI Distinguished Fellow. The appointment of Distinguished Fellow, the highest level in RTI's Fellow Program, honors exceptionally talented individuals whose internationally recognized scientific accomplishments have made a significant impact on society.

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NYU’s Mishra Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

New York University Professor Bhubaneswar “Bud” Mishra has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the organization announced today.

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Violence a Matter of Scale, Not Quantity, Researchers Show

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Researchers at the University of Notre Dame studying violence found the larger the population of a society, the smaller its war group size, proportionally — which means fewer casualties in a conflict.

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NYCEDC Analysis: NYC Is the Hub for Opportunity in Education Technology

NY EDTECH WEEK, the global education innovation festival in New York City taking place December 18-20, 2017 at New York University will spotlight and build upon the analysis released by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) which shows the city is the national leader in EdTech opportunity, as the industry continues to see growth across wages, job opportunities, and venture capital investment.

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Cancer Survivors and Financial Stress: The Hidden Secret No One Discusses

So you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Perhaps you've undergone chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or a combination of these. Your doctors tell you that you are doing well or perhaps not. Now, the bad news. The bills start piling up: medical bills, pharmacy bills. You haven’t been able to return to work. How often does this scenario happen? In the January issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, researchers from Newcastle, United Kingdom, and from Cork and Dublin, Ireland, surveyed nearly 500 survivors of colorectal cancer in Ireland on both financial strain and stresses.

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Awarded $900,000 State Grant to Support Connected Systems Institute

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is giving the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee $900,000 to support a public-private partnership focused on improving productivity through the Internet of Things, a network of devices that collect and exchange information.







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