Taking a red pencil to corporate speak
Before becoming a professor at Bucknell’s Freeman College of Management, Kate Suslava worked as an auditor for accounting giant Ernst & Young (EY). It was a job that involved listening to plenty of companies’ quarterly earnings calls. Like her EY...
Going beyond the ChatGPT hype
Recent headlines illustrate the potential and the peril of ChatGPT, the generative artificial intelligence (AI) tool that OpenAI released in November 2022. ChatGPT reached 100 million users in just two months and is now cranking out text and cranking up...
Class act
On Sept. 25, 1957, Eagle Scout Ernest Green Jr. and eight other African-American students walked through the front doors of Little Rock’s Central High School and onto the pages of history. Their simple action capped off months of planning, weeks of legal...
Do not discard
On an early Wednesday morning at a Costco in Louisville, Kentucky, foods manager Jim Weixler is examining a package of organic apples. His first impulse is to send the fruit to the composting bin, but then he decides that one bad apple doesn’t necessarily...
The forgotten killer: cardiovascular disease
In his days as an Australian Rules footballer, Nicky Winmar had felt plenty of pain and discomfort. But none of it compared to the chest pain that sent the 46-year-old retired athlete reeling early one morning in August 2012. The intense, crushing pain left...
We are those guys: four decades on the Pacific Crest Trail
In the summer of 1981, Rees Hughes and Howard Shapiro, along with mutual friend Jim Peacock, set out to hike the section of the Pacific Crest Trail that runs through Washington state. It was their first encounter with the 2,650-mile PCT, which stretches from...
European clinical trials and the GDPR
Privacy is paramount in the EU and the UK. And that means you as a trial sponsor must focus on safeguarding the personal data you collect on trial participants as well as vendors and even your own EU- and UK-based employees and on-site staff. Failure to do so...
Gold medal lessons in leadership
Chemmy Alcott is synonymous with British skiing. A seven-time British National Overall Champion, she competed in four Winter Olympics and won 44 gold medals over the course of her international...
Infection prevention quiz
Preventing infections is critically important in every clinical setting, whether you're a physician office, ambulatory surgery center, long term care facility or community health center. Learn how your facility is doing when it comes to environmental...