Business

8:29am

Fri October 31, 2014
Business

MTSU Celebrates $195K National Grant to ADVANCE Women in STEM

There was cause — and nearly $200,000 reasons — for celebration on the MTSU campus Thursday (Oct. 30).

The university announced a two-year, $195,000 National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant to further the advancement of women in STEM — or science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and potentially all female students and staff at MTSU.

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7:57am

Fri October 31, 2014
Business

MTSU Celebrates $195K National Grant to ADVANCE Women in STEM

There was cause — and nearly $200,000 reasons — for celebration on the MTSU campus Thursday (Oct. 30).

The university announced a two-year, $195,000 National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant to further the advancement of women in STEM — or science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and potentially all female students and staff at MTSU.

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12:10pm

Thu October 30, 2014
Business

Millennials making waves in the American workforce

Credit http://www.mtsu.edu/business/

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  More than 200 mid-state business executives are set to attend a conference that asks: How do companies deal effectively with employees raised entirely in the digital age?

Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University is hosting the sold out conference Friday. College Dean David Urban notes that by the year 2020, 40 percent of the American workforce will be Millennials; young people who reached adulthood in the year 2000.

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9:13am

Mon October 27, 2014
Business

MTSU Symposium Tackles Higher Ed Debt vs. Opportunity Oct. 29-30

Dr. Joel Best

MTSU student, faculty and visiting scholars will discuss whether the opportunities that higher education provides are worth the debt it often requires at the 23nd annual Tennessee Undergraduate Social Science Symposium Oct. 29-30.

With a theme of “Worth Every Penny?: Debt, Education and Opportunity,” the two-day research symposium inside MTSU’s James Union Building is free and open to the public. 

A searchable campus map with parking notes is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParking14-15.

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9:27am

Fri October 24, 2014
Business

Nashville moving toward regulating pedicabs

Credit nashvillepedaltavern.com

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville won't put the brakes on pedicabs, but could regulate the growing business more closely in the future.

The Metro Transportation and Licensing Commission recommended on Thursday that the city begin policing the industry.

Part bicycle and part tavern, pedal carriages give locals and visitors alike a tour of downtown Nashville from a bicycle seat.

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