Editora UFPR é finalista do Prêmio Abeu 2021

October 14, 2021 Federal University of Parana 0

Editora UFPR é finalista do Prêmio Abeu 2021 Superintendência de Comunicação Social     14 de outubro de 2021 – 10h27 A Editora da Universidade Federal do Paraná é finalista mais uma vez do Prêmio Abeu (Associação Brasileira das Editoras Universitárias). A premiação está na sétima edição e tem por objetivo valorizar Read More


Processo seletivo interno para chefe da Divisão de Logística e Infraestrutura Hospitalar do CHC-UFPR

October 14, 2021 Federal University of Parana 0

Processo seletivo interno para chefe da Divisão de Logística e Infraestrutura Hospitalar do CHC-UFPR Jéssica Tokarski     14 de outubro de 2021 – 9h20 Estão abertas as inscrições para o processo seletivo interno para atuar como chefe da Divisão de Logística e Infraestrutura Hospitalar. Dentre as atribuições do cargo estão: coordenar Read More


David Card’s first day as a Nobel winner

October 12, 2021 Berkeley University 0

UC Berkeley’s David Card is best known for pioneering studies that questioned the prevailing assumptions about the impact of immigration on native-born U.S. workers and the effect of minimum wage. (UC Berkeley video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Alan Toth) UC Berkeley professor David Card learned early Monday morning at his Read More


Students recount life-changing CCE internships

October 12, 2021 Cornell University 0

For Sammi Lin ’24, who spent her summer in New York City working with urban farmers, including refugees from Burma, immigrants from East Africa and the Caribbean, and seventh-generation Americans reconnecting with agriculture, the lessons went much deeper than the soil. “I feel like I’ve grown so much as a Read More


How ‘stablecoins’ could unleash chaos

October 11, 2021 Yale University 0

In 2014, the financial technology company Tether introduced the Realcoin, the first cryptocurrency pegged in value to the U.S. dollar. Since then, dozens of other so-called stablecoins have entered the market, promising all the advantages of Bitcoin and Ethereum—low transaction costs, ease of use across national borders, security—without the volatility. Read More


MIT economist Joshua Angrist shares Nobel Prize

October 11, 2021 MIT 0

Joshua Angrist, an MIT labor economist whose work has delved deeply into issues of employment and education while helping to establish empirical rigor throughout economics, has been named winner of the 2021 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.  He shares the award with David Card Read More


eLab introduces newest cohort of student startups

October 8, 2021 Cornell University 0

Following a competitive application process, eLab, Cornell’s student startup accelerator, announced the 20 student teams selected for participation in the 2021-22 cohort. In the upcoming year, these aspiring startup founders will complete entrepreneurship bootcamps, engage in customer discovery – the process of interviewing potential customers to determine product/market fit – Read More