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2011-11-01 21:19:58

Rice study says participation in online communities increases risky financial behavior People who participate in online communities are more likely to make risky financial decisions, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Zurich. The study, "Does Online Community Participation Foster Risky Financial Behavior?", has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing Research. Utpal Dholakia, professor...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

Page 1 Solutions, a Colorado-based Internet marketing agency, wins the Communitas Award for Environmental and Community Leadership for their work within their community. Golden, Colorado (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Page 1 Solutions is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2011 Communitas Award winners for Environmental and Community Leadership. The Communitas Awards recognizes exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals that are unselfishly giving of themselves...

2011-09-21 13:35:00

Chamber Executives can exchange strategies, tactics and best practices among their peers in the first private social community exclusively for Chamber Leaders Cranston, RI (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 ChamberLinked, a social networking start-up based in Cranston, RI, announced today the official launch of ChamberExecs. The social network is the first private online community exclusively for Chamber Leaders to network and exchange strategies, tactics and best practices among their peers. In...

2011-09-19 20:34:12

Current policy pressures on universities to focus on improving their research excellence and to widen participation make it hard for them to engage meaningfully with excluded communities, according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). University-community engagement remains marginal to the organisation, funding, management and strategic control of universities. This reduces their benefits for excluded communities. "Traditionally, universities have regarded...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.