Professors Publish New Book on how Positive Communication Can Help Leaders

Dr. Julien Mirivel, a professor of applied communication at UA Little Rock, has written a new book that teaches people how to become effective leaders using positive communication. Co-written with Dr. Alexander Lyon, a professor of communication at the State University of New York, Brockport, the book provides a practical model of positive communication that will build unity, inspire change, and create positive relationships in organizations.

Jefferson Lab Oversight Roles Filled by DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected Craig Ferguson to lead the Thomas Jefferson Site Office (TJSO) at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Va. As TJSO manager, Ferguson will lead in the oversight and contract management of Jefferson Lab. Additionally, Donté Davis has been confirmed as TJSO deputy manager and will support the office’s wide range of oversight programs.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine installs Dr. James Rowley as president

Dr. James A. Rowley became the president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine board of directors today, placing him at the helm of the leading sleep medicine professional society in the nation. Rowley assumed the role in Indianapolis during SLEEP 2023, the 37th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

New Chief Nursing Officers Named for UH Beachwood, Lake West and TriPoint Medical Centers

University Hospitals (UH) Beachwood, Lake West and TriPoint medical centers have named new Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs). Danielle Sindelar, MSN, RN, CMSRN, was named CNO of UH Beachwood and TriPoint medical centers and began her new position March 26, 2023. Anthony Stachnik, BSN, RN, CCRN, was named CNO of UH Lake West and began his new position on March 12, 2023.

Call for Papers: The 2nd International Conference on Educational System Management Leadership 2023 (ICESML2023)

The Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University; Teachers College, Columbia University; Association of Professional Development of Educational Administration (APDEA); and the Research Unit on Transforming Education System for Creating Innovators and Entrepreneurs (TESCIE) are hosting an academic virtual conference entitled “The 2nd International Conference on Educational System Management Leadership 2023 (ICESML2023): Educational Management Design for Global Transformation” on April 28, 2023 from 10.00 A.M.- 4.30 P.M. Bangkok Time (GMT+7).

Distinguished Cancer and Stem Cell Biologist Ulrich Steidl, M.D., Ph.D., Appointed Chair of Cell Biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Ulrich Steidl, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally recognized leader in cancer and stem cell biology, has been named the chair of the department of cell biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Steidl assumes his new position as Arthur Skoultchi, Ph.D., who has led the department with distinction for 24 years, steps down from departmental leadership. Dr. Steidl is currently professor of cell biology, of oncology, and of medicine; interim director of the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine; and the Edward P. Evans Endowed Professor for Myelodysplastic Syndromes at Einstein; and deputy director of Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center (MECC) and co-director of MECC’s Blood Cancer Institute.

UMD Smith Experts Comment, Available on Elon Musk Eliminating Twitter’s ‘Days of Rest,’ Remote Work

In addition to mass layoffs, Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition reportedly includes elimination of the company’s “Days of Rest” — monthly days off for employees to recharge — and work-from-anywhere policies. Experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School…

4 science advances coming in the exascale era

To celebrate Exascale Day, Argonne highlights some of the projects poised to make scientific breakthroughs on the upcoming Aurora exascale computer. Their research explores the spread of cancer, fusion energy, brain mapping, particle physics and more.

Cleveland Clinic Names Michelle Kang Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Michelle Kang Kim, M.D., Ph.D., as chair of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition with Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute. Dr. Kim’s will start Aug. 1. She will succeed Miguel Regueiro, M.D., who has served as interim chair of the department since May 2021, following his appointment as chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute.

$1.3M to boost arts and humanities faculty in institutional leadership

The grant will expand the successful University of Utah Presidential Leadership Fellows pilot to Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University and Weber State University. The program aims to increase academic leaders from the arts and humanities who have been historically excluded from the ranks of chairs, deans and university presidents.

COVID-19 Pandemic Hastens Cleveland Clinic’s Unified Well-Being Strategy

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for shaping a new future in healthcare. At the Cleveland Clinic, top priorities throughout the pandemic have been to support caregivers professionally and personally and to help them be their best for themselves, their fellow caregivers, patients, organizations, and communities.