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  • These tools let you put money on the line for productivity
    Welcome back to our Workplace newsletter. Today: Lizzy Lawrence on punishment productivity, why it’s OK to cry at work and how employees feel about corporate giving.— Michelle Ma, reporter (email | twitter)Put your money where your to-do list isThink about the goals you’ve procrastinated on forever. Something is holding you... Read more »
  • Should startups be scared?
    This week, we break down why Elon Musk is tweeting about the S&P 500's ESG rankings — and why he might be right to be mad. Then we discuss how tech companies are failing to prevent mass shootings, and why the new Texas social media law might make it more... Read more »
  • NFTokers and metaverse dispensaries: Inside the Crypto Cannabis Club
    On a Saturday night in downtown Los Angeles, a group of high strangers gathered in a smoky, colorful venue less than a mile from Crypto.com Arena. The vibe was relaxed but excited, and the partygoers, many of whom were meeting each other for the very first time, greeted each other... Read more »
  • VideoWhen a CEO turns toxic
    Good morning, and happy Sunday! Here’s your weekly roundup of what’s been happening this week.How toxic is too toxic?The latest charges against Elon Musk — an in-flight massage, an indecent proposal involving a horse and a reported $250,000 settlement — are as lurid as they are predictable. Musk has denied... Read more »
  • VideoData privacy and harassment could spoil Grindr’s Wall Street romance
    Grindr's looking for more than just a hookup with Wall Street. Finding a stable relationship may be tough. The location-based dating app favored by gay men was a pioneer, predating Tinder by three years. It’s bounced from owner to owner after founder Joel Simkhai sold it in 2018 for $245... Read more »
  • VideoCoinbase is hitting back at crypto haters
    Coinbase just celebrated its 10th birthday. And the crypto powerhouse marked the milestone on a defiant note, with a snarky TV ad clapping back at crypto bashers.“Crypto is dead. Long live crypto,” said the 30-second ad which aired Friday during the NBA Western Conference finals game between the Golden State... Read more »
  • The minerals we need to save the planet are getting way too expensive
    The newest source of the alarm bells echoing throughout the renewables industry? Spiking critical mineral and metal prices. According to a new report from the International Energy Agency, a maelstrom of rising demand and tattered supply chains have caused prices for the materials needed for clean energy technologies to soar... Read more »

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  • Female dominance, and coding for kids: Books in brief
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01382-yAndrew Robinson reviews five of the week’s best science picks.... Read more »
  • Frustration builds over lengthy delay in revamping Mexico’s science law
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01408-5Mexican researchers fear that a polarizing bill could ruin the chances of overhauling the nation’s science system.... Read more »
  • Cosmic countdown
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01395-7Time is running out.... Read more »
  • COVID delays are frustrating the world’s plans to save biodiversity
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01384-wScientists hope an ambitious agreement to arrest species extinction will be finalized in China later this year, but the country’s pandemic response puts that in doubt.... Read more »
  • Showcasing Africa’s contributions to science
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01424-5Success stories challenge negative narratives and media portrayals, and can inspire the next generation.... Read more »
  • Monkeypox goes global: why scientists are on alert
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01421-8Scientists are trying to understand why the virus, a less lethal relative of smallpox, has cropped up in so many populations around the world.... Read more »
  • Starting a scientific career with narcolepsy
    Nature, Published online: 20 May 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01426-3Ronja Weber describes living as a PhD student with narcolepsy, a chronic condition that disrupts sleep-wake processes.... Read more »

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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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    University of Michigan News

  • U-M Peony Garden named after W. E. Upjohn 100 years after his original gift
    In 1922, Dr. W. E. Upjohn gave a gift of peonies to the University of Michigan that would become what is now the University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden. Upjohn's significant gift has come full circle, as his family has come together on the 100th anniversary of his gift... Read more »
  • Professor Tabbye Chavous named U-M’s next chief diversity officer
    The University of Michigan has named Tabbye Chavous as the university's vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, following a national search, campus community engagement efforts and public presentations from the final candidates. Chavous, a recognized expert and champion of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in higher... Read more »
  • Vicki Ellingrod to be next U-M College of Pharmacy dean
    Vicki Ellingrod, the John Gideon Searle Professor and professor of pharmacy, has been named the next dean of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. Ellingrod is a scholar, educator and administrator who has dedicated her career to mentoring the next generation of pharmacy and translational science leaders. Her five-year... Read more »
  • U-M Ross School of Business appoints Sharon Matusik as new dean
    Sharon Matusik—whose efforts as dean of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado led to greater student outcomes, record fundraising and significant growth in the academic preparedness and diversity of applicants—will be the new Edward J. Frey Dean of Business at the Stephen M. Ross School of... Read more »
  • Visual artist Carlos Jackson appointed as U-M Stamps dean
    Carlos Francisco Jackson, professor and associate dean of the University of California, Davis College of Letters and Science, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan's Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. His appointment, approved May 19 by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1 and... Read more »
  • Flint water crisis: U-M study examines effects on academic outcomes
    Math achievement for school-age children in Flint decreased and the proportion of children with special needs increased as a result of the Michigan city's water crisis during 2014-16, according to a new University of Michigan study. Those are the main conclusions from research that for the first time examined data... Read more »
  • VideoFrom industrial wasteland to urban lure, Detroit’s Riverwalk sees 3 million visitors a year
    On any given day, Steven Turner can stand on the Riverwalk in downtown Detroit just at the edge of America and gaze at Canada on the other side of the Detroit River. But when he was growing up in Detroit, the area wasn't a place anyone would visit. It was... Read more »

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