Business

7:54am

Wed April 2, 2014
Business

Manchester Plant to Create More Than 160 Jobs

Credit aspen-tech.net/

 

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam says a new plant to be located in Manchester is expected to create more than 160 new jobs in Coffee County.

Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty announced this week that Aspen Technologies Inc. will locate the new polyurethane foam molding plant in the Manchester Industrial Park.

The company was founded in 2003 to develop, manufacture and assemble specialized polyurethane foam products for the automotive industry as well as heavy truck and sport recreation markets.

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10:46am

Tue April 1, 2014
Business

Murf. Tops List of Cities with Nations Fastest Improving Gender Pay Gap

Credit nerdwallet.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The financial literacy website NerdWallet says Murfreesboro tops the list of cities with the fastest decreasing pay gap between men and women.

In an article out this week, NerdWallet says gender pay equity in Murfreesboro improved by nearly 34 percent between 2007 and 2012.

Equal gender pay was enshrined in federal law more than 50 years ago, but pay disparity continues to persist. American men make - on average - about 23 percent more than women performing the same tasks.

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8:44am

Tue April 1, 2014
Business

Alumni Spring Weekend!

Join us for a full weekend of tours, interactive exhibits, open houses, activities, and music!

View the full Alumni Spring Weekend schedule

Here are some of the highlights....

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8:39am

Tue April 1, 2014
Business

John Turner Seminar

On Friday, April 4, John Turner, Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia, will be presenting "Usage-Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband.”  This talk will be in BAS 334 from 1:00-2:30pm.  It is sponsored by the Department of Economics and Finance and the MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series, and it is open to the public.  A copy of Dr. Turner’s corresponding paper is attached.

8:20am

Thu March 27, 2014
Business

Anti-domestic Violence Advocate to Speak at MTSU

Jeff Bucholtz

One of the country’s foremost anti-domestic violence advocates will examine the issue and the attitudes behind it in an address at MTSU.

Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence, will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in the Student Union ballroom.

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