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Looking at a Tough Hill to Climb? Depends on Your Point of View

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 February 2011 20:06.

People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.

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Embracing Change: PEFNC supports legislation eliminating state charter school cap

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:29.

RALEIGH (February 2, 2011) – Lifting North Carolina's charter school cap will help more than 20,000 families waiting for a charter school opening and allow charters to be created in 53 counties that currently do not have one, Darrell Allison, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, said Tuesday morning.
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Gov. Perdue Announces 550 Jobs with Capgemini

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 14 January 2011 13:33.

RALEIGH – Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that Capgemini, a consulting and information technology company headquartered in Paris, will establish a delivery center in the U.S. market to support its clients within the banking, insurance and capital market sectors by opening an office in Charlotte.
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Some Colleges Flunking Fair Admissions Test

Written by George E. Curry on Saturday, 08 January 2011 14:51.

It’s the beginning of a new year and that means it is time for high school seniors to begin completing college applications. Increasingly, whether they get admitted will have nothing to do with their grades, their SAT scores, or their overall aptitude for college. They may end up getting denied admission to the college of their choice because of a criminal record.

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Asian American Men Face Discrimination in Job Market

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:06.

asian men discriminatonA new study by a University of Kansas sociologist shows that U.S. employers fail to pay Asian American men as much as similarly qualified white men.
"The most striking result is that native-born Asian Americans -

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Touché! A Workplace Guide to the I-Should-Have-Saids

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 03 December 2010 16:28.

Marshall School of Business Professor of Management and OrganizationUSC Marshall School of Business Professor shows how to overcome the “I-Should-Have-Saids”

Newswise — Your boss says, “We don’t see you as having leadership potential,” or your colleague interrupts you AGAIN in the morning meeting. How are you to respond?