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Future Proofing the Boardroom: Today's Agendas

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

The board room agenda is going through a reformation. What are some of the essential things that boards and board members need to think about? Five areas need an update.

National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Iris Mack

For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.

The Research Fellowship That Uncovered a New Story of 19th Century New York

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Steven Carl Smith is working on a dissertation about New York City in the 19th century, with a focus on the publishing industry and how it developed.

Are You Monogamous? You Might Want To Ask Your Partner

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Being married and having kids did not increase the couple's likelihood of having agreed upon monogamy. In fact, having children made it less likely for lovers to have an agreement in place.

Where Are the Women in Technology?

Alicia Morga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alicia Morga

A spate of recent research is shedding more light on the fact that a woman's environment affects whether or not she chooses to pursue studies in math, science or engineering. Nurture, it appears, matters.

The Future of Seafood? Farming Siberian Sturgeon For More Than Just Caviar

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

Meet Jim Michaels, of Mote Marine Laboratory's Siberian Sturgeon Program. Jim has been working for over a decade on an eco-friendly and sustainable solution for growing farm-raised sturgeon.

Increasing American Economic Growth and Competitiveness

Algernon Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Algernon Austin

The government needs to make investments rapidly in education, infrastructure, and research and development to make us more competitive globally. These investments, if done substantially, will create millions of jobs.

A Perfect Storm: Global Shifts in Venture Capital and Science Funding

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lucy P. Marcus

Partly a consequence of the global financial crisis, unprecedented change in venture capital and the science sector is on the cards. And it has additional consequences too.

Got a Global Cause? Look to Women for Support

Lisa Witter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lisa Witter

Recent research released by the Women's Philanthropy Institute revealed American women are more likely to give to charity than men.

Make Helping Unclaimed Persons Your 2011 Genealogy Resolution

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

As you make your 2011 genealogical resolutions, please consider adding Unclaimed Persons to the list. The 2012 you will be glad you did.

Green News Report: December 30, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Green...

Green News Report: December 28, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hot (yes,...

Green News Report: December 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Paging Er...

Green News Report: December 21, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Plane...

Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Olds: Work Spouses - Risky business?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

With more women entering the workplace, it's not surprising that many develop extraordinarily close ties with colleagues, both male and female. To lea...

Green News Report: December 16, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Make way ...

ASPCA Announces Groundbreaking Research Study Underscoring Importance of Animal Cruelty Law Enforcement

Ed Sayres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ed Sayres

Our recent findings validate what we have long assumed -- that there is a major need for training for officers charged with enforcing animal cruelty laws and investigating cruelty cases.

Green News Report: December 14, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sorry, Ru...

Green News Report: December 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Crunch ti...

Report Calling for Killing of Feral Cats Is Dangerous Shot in the Dark

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

A recent report by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests feral cats be shot or be captured in body-crushing traps as a means to "control" them.

Green News Report: December 7, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Happy Bir...

Green News Report: December 2, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Happy bir...

REVIEW: Buckminster Fuller's 1928 Ideas & Integrities

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert David Steele

6 Star and Beyond-the Essence of Fuller, the Future of Humanity I did not truly begin to understand the breadth and depth of Buckminster Fuller's thi...

It's About Time

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I was born more than three weeks past my due date and haven't been on time for anything since. In fact, I have such a reputation for tardiness that people have said I will be late to my own funeral, which is fine with me because I am in no big hurry to get there.

College Students Don't Know How To Research, Study Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report released by Project Information Literacy, college students do not know how to research correctly. The study, which surveye...