Innovation Investment Journal names Service Design and Delivery one of the top 20 books for innovators!

This is one of the Springer Series on Service Science books.  Congratulations to Mairi, Glenn and Jannis! Here;’s a link to the book

CFP for Management and Service Science next August in Shanghai

Call for Papers for MASS 2012 The 6th International Conference on Management and Service Science(MASS 2012) Aug.10-12, 2012    Shanghai, China Sponsored and Organized by: IEEE Wuhan Section/ Wuhan University/ Renmin University of China/ Northeastern University/ Xidian University/Engineering Information Institute ———————————————————————————————-

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“ FIRST: Science is Rock & Roll” Mark your calendar for Sunday, August 14, to join us in watching “ FIRST: Science is Rock & Roll” – a back-to-school TV special about FIRST, airing on the ABC TV Network at 7 P.M. ET. Check out: ‘ FIRST – Science is Rock and Roll’ is …

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Proposed Alliance Could Create International Engineering “Meta-University.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education (7/10, Labi) reported, “If ambitious plans outlined” at a recent conference at Columbia University is realized, “several of the world’s leading universities could soon be collaborating on engineering-design projects and research activities, exchanging students and professors, and pooling their expertise to work more closely with industry.” During the conference, “deans …

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STEM Jobs Paying More, Growing Faster.

USA Today (7/14, Davidson) reports, “Jobs in science, technology, engineering and math fields pay an average 26% more than other occupations and grew three times faster the past decade, according to a Commerce Department study to be released today.” The Obama Administration “is citing the report partly to put numbers behind its push to invest …

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“The Start Up of You” from NY Times Opinion

employers are increasingly picky: “They are all looking for the same kind of people — people who not only have the critical thinking skills to do the value-adding jobs that technology can’t, but also people who can invent, adapt and reinvent their jobs every day, in a market that changes faster than ever.”

New leadership minor modeled on SSME program guide

Mount Marty College has launched a new leadership minor for undergraduates that truly follows the spirit of the interdisciplinary program guide.  Bonita Gacnik, O.S.B., Ph.D contacted me about a year ago to understand the guide and ideas about service science.  Then she and her team made it their own, to fit local needs and Mt …

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