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December 19, 2012
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Help Wanted: Millions of Cloud-Skilled IT Workers Needed

A study released today by Microsoft and the International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that millions of cloud-related IT jobs are sitting open and millions more will open up in the next two years due to a shortage in cloud-certified IT … Continue reading

December 19, 2012
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Fiscal Cliff, Slow Progress Darken Housing Forecast: UMD Expert

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – After its greatest collapse in 80 years, the housing market appears to be bottoming out with stabilizing home prices and many markets experiencing price gains. Still, “it may be premature to call this a ‘real recovery,’” … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
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After the Storm, Haiti’s Food Situation Looks Bleak

ANN ARBOR — The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through southern Haiti in October, will extend beyond destruction and injury. The current and future food security looks bleak barring significant intervention during the next year, according to a University … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
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Adolescents Under Pressure to Speak ‘Properly’

As adolescents transition to adulthood, the pressure to meet adult expectations – such as speaking properly – may be greater than expected, according to a new study by a Michigan State University researcher. Suzanne Evans Wagner, assistant professor of linguistics … Continue reading

March 27, 2012
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Report Captures Picture of Global Opportunity Divide for Largest Youth Population in History

*Youths echo findings from International Youth Foundation report, which urges actions to help young people succeed.* REDMOND, Wash. — March 27, 2012 — The numbers are staggering: Our planet has the largest youth population ever, with more than 1 billion … Continue reading

March 25, 2012
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Most Americans Save Only About Half of Their Inheritances, Study Finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new national study suggests that adults who receive an inheritance save only about half of what they receive, while spending, donating or losing the rest. The results are good news for retailers, restaurant owners and people … Continue reading

January 14, 2012
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Research Focuses on Youth, Chronic Illness and Employment

*PhD candidate explores their interconnection* Like any 28 year old, Arif Jetha, a fourth-year PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, is worrying about his future. Once he completes his PhD, should he remain … Continue reading

May 21, 2011
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Women, Minority Writers Still Face Obstacles in Hollywood

A new report prepared by a UCLA sociology professor for the Writers Guild of America–West reveals that diverse writers continue to face significant obstacles to employment in Hollywood, particularly in light of the recession. Darnell Hunt, who is also director of … Continue reading