Leadership program prepares professionals to respond to public health crises in Puerto Rico

A program called “Advancing Leadership in Times of Crisis” (ALTC) has helped to increase leadership skills and knowledge among public health professionals in Puerto Rico – preparing them to adapt and respond to the challenges posed by a series of public health emergencies, reports a study in a supplement to the September/October issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

NSF funds training program to boost regional quantum workforce

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is investing $3 million in a new graduate student training program for aspiring scientists and educators who want to explore careers in quantum science at St. Louis-area research laboratories, private companies and other facilities.Sophia Hayes, vice dean of graduate education and professor of chemistry, and Kater Murch, professor of physics, both in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St.

RegeneratOR Workforce Development Receives NSF Award

With the recent announcement of the RegeneratOR Test Bed to support regenerative medicine start up companies, the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) and the RegenMed Development Organization (RemDO) are embarking on the next step – to help create the future workforce.

FirePoint’s Future Innovators internship brings underrepresented students into DoD’s talent pipeline

The FirePoint Innovations Center at Wichita State University has welcomed the first class of students into its Future Innovators Program, a new engineering internship opportunity aimed at introducing historically underrepresented students into the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) technical talent pipeline.

WVU responds to data revolution with new major

The world is in the midst of a data revolution. From how we shop to how we vote and all decisions in between, there is a growing need for professionals trained to use modern data analysis to solve everyday problems. To meet these 21st century workforce demands, WVU is launching a new undergraduate data science major.

With transition to remote work environment, business leaders need to spend more time fostering engagement with employees

As working from home becomes more prevalent, business leaders need to focus on connecting with their employees both one-on-one and as a team, says Surinder Kahai, associate professor at the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New…

Business leaders need to address psychological impacts of working from home

The sudden transition to remote work has psychological impacts on working and business leaders need to adapt to help their employees stay productive and enjoy their jobs, says Surinder Kahai, associate professor at the School of Management at Binghamton University,…

Do grocery, restaurant, Instacart and Amazon workers deserve hazard pay amid COVID-19 concerns?

Do grocery, restaurant, Instacart and Amazon workers deserve hazard pay amid COVID-19 concerns? Ask a compensation expert who also worked in eight fast food restaurants over a three-year period. Contact:  Jerry M. Newman, PhD SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus University…

Innovation and National Security

The United States leads the world in innovation, research, and technology development. Since World War II, the new markets, industries, companies, and military capabilities that emerged from the country’s science and technology commitment have combined to make the United States the most secure and economically prosperous nation on earth.