Posts tagged “Education”

Updated April 14

Premium Lock Research: How power and pressure impact performance

For many people, too much pressure in a business situation can lead to under performance or abject failure. New research from Columbia Business School shows that your power in relationship to others can determine how you respond to the pressure of high-stakes situations and whether you will succeed or fail.

Research says business pressures can lead to failure. Research says business pressures can lead to failure.

April 13

Premium Lock STEM For Kids makes Entrepreneur mag's top franchises list

Raleigh-based STEM For Kids, which developed and markets STEM education programs, has been named to Entrepreneur magazine's Top New Franchises list.

Updated April 13

Premium Lock Study says: Facebook may negatively affect your sense of well-being

Facebook may be bad for your sense of well-being. A John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study found interactions with Facebook can lead to negative effects.

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Premium Lock UNC, Duke make list of top schools for an online master's degree in IT

Both the University of North Carolina and Duke are among the top 35 schools for obtaining an online Master's degree in Information Technology in 2017, according to College Choice.

College Choice includes Duke, UNC among top 35 schools for online IT Masters degree. College Choice includes Duke, UNC among top 35 schools for online IT Masters degree.

Updated April 13

AT&T stops its billionth robocall

FCC has resources to help stop robocalls Do you get frequent annoying robocalls? AT&T brags that it has blocked its billionth unwanted robocall using a new program that detects them via network data analysis. Proposed FCC rules could help all carriers take action to stop the calls

April 13

Ag Biotech workshops offer NC Teachers hands-on insight

Middle School teachers extract DNA from plant tissue in a previous Ag Biotech workshopi Middle and high school teachers have an opportunity to expand their knowledge of agricultural biotechnology in a pair of Ag Biotech Industry in the Classroom workshops beginning in July.

Updated March 21

Premium Lock Growing more STEM businesses and entrepreneurs in NC

STEM education news  It's no secret that North Carolina's public and private higher educational institutions have earned global prominence in their ability to successfully educate scientists, engineers and technologists. Every year significant numbers of our graduates are recruited by local and global corporations that have learned to value the scientific and technical capabilities of students and graduates of our great higher educational institutions. The looming question, however, is "How can we grow more of our own North Carolina STEM-based companies?"

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