Outgoing Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles Reflects on 20 Years With Organization

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumna Carolyn Miles says the international nonprofit Save the Children has increasingly focused on fundraising, social media marketing and the impact of programs in the 120 countries that have Save the Children representatives during her tenure as the first female president and CEO of the organization in the U.S.

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Prisoner’s Dilemma Game Reveals Cooperation Leads to Leadership

Game theory has historically studied cooperation and hierarchy, and has sought to explain why individuals cooperate, even though they might be better off not to do so. In this week’s Chaos, researchers use a specialized graph to map a social network of cooperators and their neighbors; they discovered cooperators can attract more neighbors to follow their behaviors and are more likely to become leaders, indicating different learning patterns exist between cooperators and defectors.

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Carroll, Kalanithi, Kearns Goodwin, Skloot, Stephens, Vedantam, and Zimmer Headline the 2019 CNS Annual Meeting

An inspiring lineup of guest speakers will address thousands of leading neurosurgeons from around the world at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California on October 19–23. The chosen speakers are known for their leadership and expertise in healthcare, science, and journalism.

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