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A University of Iowa Study Just Gave You Another Reason to be Nice at Work

Science says you should be friendly toward your co-workers because it promotes this one important side effect that can help the entire company......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 17th, 2018

Pitt professor earns $1.5 million to study potential uses of magnetism with cells

Researcher Warren Ruder, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, received a $1.5 million New Innovation Award from the National Institute of Health for his work on the possibility of genetically engi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

More women are watching male-on-male porn — and the reason why is surprisingly empowering

Comedy Central. A recent study done at the University of Leicester found that women are proportionally more likely than men to watch male-on-male porn. Gay male porn was the second.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: We know noncitizen workers have huge role in local economy. A new study shows just how much.

A study on the role of non-U.S. citizens in our region’s work force was released last week by the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University. At a time when a lot of emotion surrounds the treatment of immigrants, I valued the opportu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

UGA Law School expanding in Atlanta

The University of Georgia Law School is expanding its offerings in Atlanta. UGA’s School of Law will offer a Master in the Study of Law program in Atlanta beginning this fall. “In today’s highly regulated, legislated and litigated work env.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2018

My View: Bullying has no place at work

As a Valley business leader, I was shocked to see a study from the Workplace Bullying Institute that said one in four employees has experienced some type of bullying at work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 33 min. ago

Duke University acquires 10,000 acres for carbon farm in eastern NC

Duke University has partnered with an eastern North Carolina landowner to begin work on what could be the largest carbon farm in the country.  The university recently announced it has acquired the rights to 10,000 acres of land in Hyde County, o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2018

11 ways to stop companies from ripping off your invention

Have a good idea? Don't give anyone a reason to work around you......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2018

The World’s Biggest Brands

These days, it’s more important than ever before for companies to look after their employees and go the extra mile to make them feel comfortable and happy at work. While a nice healthy salary is a good starting point, the [….....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 11th, 2018

Women are less likely to be recommended for an 'intellectual' job

According to a new New York University study, women are less likely to get recommended for jobs that require intellectual ability. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 11th, 2018

Why Rowan professor"s research in Greenland is drawing global attention

Luke Trusel's high-profile work is good for Rowan University, but his findings point to serious problems facing the region as sea levels rise......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Great holiday party - but how about a bonus?

Holiday parties? Sure, they’re a nice perk. But what staffers really want is a little something extra in their end-of-the year paycheck.  Forty-one percent of the 1,000 employees questioned for the 2018 Holidays at Work Survey commissioned by Sph.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2018

Study: JEA sales price wouldn"t be as high as previously thought

A six-month study commissioned by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund and conducted by the University of Florida's Public Utility Research Center that explores the pros and cons of selling JEA was released Tuesday. The "academic-quality analysis" explores to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Four Out Of Five Racist Notes Were Fake At An Iowa University: School Officials

Authored by Neetu Chandak via The Daily Caller, Officials at an Iowa university said an 18-year-old student is facing criminal charges af.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 4th, 2018

Sleepy staffers struggle with handling frustration

Losing even a couple of hours of sleep makes you quicker to anger and less able to handle frustrating situations. New research conducted at Iowa State University and published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, found that participants who restr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2018

Communities In Schools is "All In For Kids"

Several years ago many Charlotteans were shocked when a study by Harvard University ranked Charlotte last – 50th out of 50 – of the largest U.S. cities in “upward economic mobility,” or the chance that someone born into poverty would be able.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2018

Vitalik Buterin Awarded Honorary Doctorate from University of Basel

The creator of ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, has just been awarded an honorary doctorate for his work on blockchain innovation......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 30th, 2018

Where high net worth donors gave funds — and why some stopped — in 2017

The top reason for cutting support, according to 48 percent of those who stopped giving — "the organization made too many financial requests, too close together.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

Univ. Of Iowa Asks Students To Reflect On Their "Whiteness"

Authored by Kenneth Nelson via Campus Reform, The University of Iowa is holding workshops entitled “Understanding Your Whiteness to Become Better Allies,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 27th, 2018

Industry Tradesmen Awarded Highest Recognition with BX Craftsmanship Award

The Craftsmen: Dave Koelbl, Dustin Koelbl and Jeff Weiser of Adena Corporation THE Winning Work: Restorative finish carpentry at The Ohio State University Pomerene Hall  The detailed carpentry work of the crew from Adena Corporation is showcas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

Duke scores $1M to study links between cancer and environment

A $1 million donation to Duke University will establish an environmental exposomics laboratory to study environmental links to cancer and other diseases – furthering Duke's capabilities as a research institute.  Duke's $1 million gift comes from .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2018