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Voter Outreach

Voter Outreach

Concepts, strategies and objectives to move voters to action

Written by Peter Grear Educate, Organize and Mobilize: Each week over the past several months I’ve written about various aspects of voter suppression with the purpose of explaining its concepts,…

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Keatts A Keeper For New-Look Seahawks

Keatts A Keeper For New-Look Seahawks

New Head Men’s Basketball Coach was all smiles

New Head Men’s Basketball Coach was all smiles at Trask Coliseum. WILMINGTON, NC – Boldly proclaiming, “I’m a winner,” and promising “an exciting brand of basketball” newly-christened UNCW head men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts said Tuesday that a new day in Seahawk basketball has arrived.

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Lied-to Children More Likely to Cheat and Lie

Lied-to Children More Likely to Cheat and Lie

The study tested 186 children ages 3 to 7

The study tested 186 children ages 3 to 7 in a temptation-resistance paradigm. Approximately half of the children were lied to by an experimenter, who said there was “a huge bowl of candy in the next room” but quickly confessed this was just a ruse to get the child to come play a game. 

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Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar When Conscious Mind Fails

Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar When Conscious Mind Fails

The unconscious mind could catch a liar

“We set out to test whether the unconscious mind could catch a liar – even when the conscious mind failed,” says ten Brinke. Along with Berkeley-Haas Assistant Professor Dana R. Carney, lead author ten Brinke and Dayna Stimson (BS 2013, Psychology), hypothesized that these seemingly paradoxical findings may be accounted for by unconscious mental processes.

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Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials: Educate, Organize, and Mobilize

Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials: Educate, Organize, and Mobilize

North Carolina Alliance of Black Elected Officials

Written by Peter Grear, Esq.  Since August 2013 I've continued to ask myself "what would an effective campaign to defeat voter suppression look like?” Well, on Friday, February 14, 2014, Valentine's Day, I got my answer from Richard Hooker, President of the…

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Download Greater Diversity News Digital PDF Edition for FREE

FREE Full PDF Edition includes stories not featured on the website

The FREE Full PDF Edition includes stories not featured on the website. No paper, no hasel, read on your laptop or mobile devices. 

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Entrepreneurship Educators To Meet At Babson College May 31-June 4

Written by Babson College on 27 May 2010.

Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join real-life entrepreneurs to learn about entrepreneurship content and pedagogy at the 2010 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) May 31-June 4, 2010 at Babson College. The intensive five-day program explores the entrepreneurial process and core topics in the discipline.38 entrepreneurship educators and 29 entrepreneurs from the following countries -- Canada, China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and Puerto Rico -- will attend.

The goal of the program is to help all participants become more effective, innovative teachers of entrepreneurship. Topics this year include:

-The Entrepreneurial Teacher: The Issues, The Challenges, The Stakes
-The Logic of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action (ETA)
-Teaching ETA as the Entrepreneurship Method
-Student Self-understanding as the Foundation for Entrepreneurial Activity
-The Case Study Method along with several cases
-The Observant Entrepreneur
-Idea Generation
-From Experiential to Immersion-based Entrepreneurship Courses
-Constructing an Initial Resource Base: What I Have and What I Can Do
-Market Tests: Planning, Experimenting, Learning, Reshaping
-Translating Market Tests into Business Models
-Understanding Entrepreneurial Finance: Paint Pen Case
-Managing the Growing Venture: Val’s Coffee Case
-Assessment and Assurance of Student Learning
-The Rocket Pitch Event-Creative Teaching Tools

Babson President Leonard Schlesinger; Heidi Neck, Faculty Director, Price-Babson SEE; Candida Brush, Chair, Entrepreneurship Division; and Babson Professors Les Charm, Patricia Greene, Donna Kelley, Erik Noyes, and Andrew Zacharakis are the faculty team for this program.

For information, visit http://www3.babson.edu/ESHIP/outreach-events/symposia/

Since 1984, Babson has trained over 2400 academics and entrepreneurs from over 550 academic institutions, government organizations, and foundations in 57 countries, to teach entrepreneurship combining theory and practice to tens of thousands of students each year.

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.