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2014-03-08 23:00:40

Global CyberBullying Survey Launches: Take Two Minutes to Have Your Say - http://nobullying.com/cyberbullying-survey/ London, UK (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 NoBullying.com invites anyone who has ever suffered from online or offline bullying to contribute to its new Cyber Bullying Survey. Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of Treze, said, “Hearing about someone being bullied or cyber bullied is one thing but reading numbers gathered from readers, real people from all over the world is another...

2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending the rights of women. (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 On International Women’s Day, we seek to reaffirm our commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award helps to provide opportunities for women, especially those whom are marginalised, and to build their...

2014-03-07 23:25:18

Interactive communities bring increased engagement and revenue to numerous industries. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 7Summits, a social business solutions provider, has become a leader in social business gamification, thanks to their pioneering work with several Fortune 500 companies. 7Summits recently implemented a successful gamification strategy with Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and has published a white paper on the subject. Gamification, the application of game-like elements to...

New Study Sheds Light On Animal Social Behavior
2014-03-06 15:04:31

University of Exeter A theoretical study led by the University of Exeter has shed new light on the conditions that lead to the evolution of spite or altruism in structured populations. Understanding the way in which social behaviors such as altruism – when animals benefit others at their own expense – develop is a long-standing problem that has generated thousands of articles and heated debates. Dr Florence Débarre of Biosciences at the University of Exeter led a study,...

2014-03-05 23:29:55

The International Bullying Prevention Association is holding their annual conference, November 16-18, 2014 at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 This event will bring together 800 professionals from schools (pre-k through post-secondary) and community organizations interested in stopping bullying. The conference is designed for school counselors, health educators, researchers, coaches, lawyers, school administrators, social workers, community...

2014-03-05 08:28:16

Three Honored for Best Practices WASHINGTON, March, 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association will recognize seven employers for their efforts to promote employee well-being and organizational performance at its ninth annual Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 8. The four employers who will receive APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award (PHWA) are Tasty Catering (Illinois), Certified Angus Beef...

2014-03-05 08:26:27

Family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath to be honored for their fight against overwhelming odds PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2007, Terri Schiavo's family has marked the anniversary of her death on March 31, 2005 by celebrating Terri's Day. Through the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network (Narberth, PA), they have channeled the national controversy that erupted over the court-ordered decision that ended Terri's life by removing her feeding tube into a positive effort...

2014-03-05 08:25:28

Acquisition will build on employee recognition services with new leadership in BIG LIFT division MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based, nationally recognized expert in branding and employee engagement, Business Impact Group (BIG) has acquired Anderson Performance Improvement Company (APIC). BIG is a national leader in brand product development, athletic uniforms, kitting and fulfillment, printing services, development of e-stores and enterprise recognition...

2014-03-04 23:01:22

Prairie Village Senior Living Community Tops Industry Benchmarks in National Assessment Prairie Village, Kansas (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Claridge Court senior living community scores well above industry benchmarks for colleague satisfaction in a recent survey by Holleran, a national leader in senior living research and assessment. Claridge Court ranked in the top 4 percent of the 309 senior living communities surveyed in 36 states of the U.S., with 45 of 57 factors scoring in the 90th...

2014-03-04 13:07:46

In academic circles at least, women tend to cooperate with same-sex individuals of higher or lower rank less often than men do. So say researchers who report evidence on March 3 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology. The findings are based on a study of the publication records of professors working at 50 North American universities. "People are often upset to hear evidence of sex differences in behavior," says Joyce Benenson of Harvard University. "But the more we know, the more easily...