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Jul 30, 2014, 14:44 ET
Dr. Timothy Quinnan has been named Vice President for Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Arlington. (PRNewsFoto/The University of Texas at Arl..)

UT Arlington appoints San Diego State Student Affairs leader Timothy Quinnan as Vice President for Student Affairs

University of Texas at Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari today announced the appointment of Timothy Quinnan, an expert in student success and...

Jul 28, 2014, 07:01 ET

Companies Increasingly Rely on Pay-For-Performance, But Struggle With Execution

 Employers never stop looking for ways to improve efficiency, grow employee engagement and retain top talent. And, as the job market slowly...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:00 ET

UNC-Chapel Hill nets $297.5 million in gifts, grants in fiscal 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill attracted $297.5 million in private gifts and grants in fiscal 2014. The total marked the...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:46 ET

Complete Carolina strengthens commitment to former student-athletes' undergraduate education

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former...

Jul 24, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Consumers Clearly Prefer Shopping in Stores According to A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study

 A key finding from the A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study is that although digital retailing is capturing headlines and...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
Edith O’Donnell, with UT Dallas President David E. Daniel, has been a longtime patroness of the arts and education. (PRNewsFoto/University of Texas at Dallas)

Contribution Creates Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History

Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:30 ET

ACL Injuries Skyrocketing - Experts Stress Prevention

  WHAT:   First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of...

Jul 21, 2014, 13:00 ET

Shania Twain anuncia últimos shows de "Shania: Still The One" no The Colosseum no Caesars Palace

Poucos artistas têm causado tanto impacto a Las Vegas quanto Shania Twain, incluindo um passeio pela famosa Las Vegas Strip com uma debandada...

Jul 21, 2014, 13:00 ET

Shania Twain Announces Final Shows Of "Shania: Still The One" At The Colosseum At Caesars Palace

 Not many performers have impacted Las Vegas quite like Shania Twain, including a ride down the famed Las Vegas Strip with a stampede of horses...

Jul 21, 2014, 11:01 ET

Long Island Nursing Home The LUX at Medford Celebrates Healthcare Hospitality Week 2014

With summer well underway The LUX at Medford cordially welcomes the community to come and join in celebrating Healthcare Hospitality Week 2014. On...

Jul 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

At Home™ Brings The 'Home Of Endless Possibilities' To Arizona Mills

At Home opens the company's newest home decor superstore in Tempe this week. Located in Arizona Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping...

Jul 21, 2014, 10:42 ET

Medford Nursing Home Facility Operator Norman Rausman Debuts The LUX, A Reinvented Approach to Rehab

 It has always been the goal at The LUX at Medford to assist residents in regaining their maximum level of function and to enable their return...

Jul 18, 2014, 09:30 ET

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch Announces Second Annual "Cowgirl Up for the Cure" Package To Benefit Susan G. Komen®

 The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and dual-endorsed Orvis fly-fishing and wingshooting lodge, announced...

Jul 18, 2014, 09:01 ET

AT Capital Invests in Renewable Energy Projects in India Through Orange Group

AT Capital, a Singapore based US$2.5bn private investment fund, has invested around US$40 million in India-based Orange Group's renewable...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:53 ET

Manual internacional de impuestos sobre el tabaco de Laffer da una visión general para optimizar los ingresos por impuestos

- El manual internacional de impuestos sobre el tabaco de Laffer da a los gobiernos una visión general para optimizar los ingresos por...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:41 ET

Manual internacional da tributação do tabaco de Laffer oferece aos governos uma diretriz para otimizar as receitas tributárias

Como os impostos sobre a produção, venda ou consumo estão se tornando progressivamente mais importantes no mundo, o Dr. Arthur...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:57 ET

Le guide international de la fiscalité du tabac de Laffer offre aux gouvernements une feuille de route pour optimiser leurs recettes fiscales

 -- Déclarant qu''un modèle unique ne convient pas à toutes les situations' le célèbre économiste explique pour...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:32 ET

El manual internacional sobre los impuestos al tabaco de Laffer brinda a los gobiernos una guía para optimizar los ingresos fiscales

En una época en la que los impuestos internos cada vez cobran mayor relevancia en todo el mundo, el Dr. Arthur Laffer presentó hoy su...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:31 ET

Internationales Handbuch zur Besteuerung von Tabakwaren von Laffer gibt Regierungen einen Plan für die Optimierung ihrer Steuereinnahmen an die Hand

-- Namhafter Wirtschaftsexperte behauptet, es gäbe kein Einheitskonzept für alle und stellt heraus, warum Staaten sich ihre Steuerhoheit...

Jul 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Laffer's International Tobacco Taxation Handbook Gives Governments Roadmap to Optimize Tax Revenues

 As excise taxes become increasingly important throughout the world, Dr. Arthur Laffer today released his international tobacco tax handbook,...

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