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|| Big mutual funds split with management at Citigroup, JPMorgan Article Link|
Reuters, August 28, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on large mutual funds.
|| Bank of America names four new directors Article Link|
Reuters, August 24, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on changes to the banking giant's board.
|| Facebook's director in spotlight after cashing out Article Link|
Reuters, August 22, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, discussed a decision made by one of Facebook's first investors.
|| Resort beaches rely on pumping sand Article Link|
News Journal, August 21, 2012
Big storms routinely suck sand away from beaches along Mid-Atlantic coasts, and taxpayers regularly pay for sand to be scooped up off the ocean floor and pumped right back. Coastal community leaders defend it as a good investment, while critics call it a losing fight and wasteful spending. Professors Bill Latham and Ken Lewis contributed to a study of the economic contribution of the coast, and their report was cited in the article.
|| Exploring Hospitality: Review of the Hotels Bridging Healthcare Conference Article Link|
Hotel Online, August 6, 2012
Hotel Online, the first news source for the hotel industry specifically published for hotel, travel, casino and foodservice professionals, picked up the UDaily article on the mixed-use concept of hotels bridging healthcare and the H2H Conference held earlier this summer in Switzerland. The conference was spearheaded by Fred DeMicco, ARAMARK Professor of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management (HRIM), and Ali Poorani, associate professor of HRIM and director of Hospitality Associates for Research and Training.
|| Female Olympians don't get endorsement gold Article Link|
CNBC, August 1, 2012
Article details results of a study by John Antil and Matthew Robinson, faculty in business administration. They found faults in the ways American companies use female athletes as spokespeople. Discovery News, Huffington Post , Jezebel.com, and ANI (India) published similar pieces.
|| As expected, Fed keeps rates at rock bottom Article Link|
Nasdaq.com, August 1, 2012
Jim Butkiewicz, professor of economics, commented on how the Federal Reserve's announcement about interest rates impacts consumers.
|| Lerner Alum Sworn in to Peace Corps Article Link|
The Christian Science Monitor, August 1, 2012
Lerner College alumnus Edens Duphresne (BE11), now a member of the Peace Corps, was sworn in during a ceremony in Dakar by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
|| Republicans Offer Nothing on Health Care Reform Article Link|
News Journal and Delawareonline, July 29, 2012
Saul Hoffman, Professor of Economics and Department Chair, reviews the Republican proposals for health care reform in light of their vow to repeal the Affordable Care Act. He concludes that they offer nothing of real value.
|| SEC may require more cyber risk disclosures under Senate bill Article Link|
Bloomberg, July 26, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on a bill requiring companies to disclose their perceived risks of computer attacks.