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Point-Not-So-Counterpoint: Using the Trade Show Floor to Your Best Advantage from the Attendee and Exhibitor Perspective

Steve: I’m a fundraising consultant who regularly attends conferences – most of which have trade shows. Alan: And, I’m president of a company that prints custom labels and I usually exhibit at the conferences. Steve: Between [...]

Trials testing educational methods ‘often fail’

Educational trials aimed at boosting academic achievement in schools are often uninformative, new research suggests. The new study, published in the journal Educational Researcher, found that 40% of large-scale randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in the UK and [...]

It doesn’t take much for soldiers to feel cared for

A soldier named Jerome Motto received caring letters from home in World War II. They helped boost his spirits and later led to one of the nation’s first successful suicide interventions. Today, with military personnel being [...]

A Road Map to Truly Transformative Gifts

By: Doug Barker Does your organization need big, transformative gifts to achieve mission success?  If yes, then what will that take? Focus on both the art and the science of high-touch fundraising. High-touch fundraising creates development approaches and cultivation [...]

Researcher: New Forensic Analysis Indicates Bones Were Amelia Earhart’s

Bone measurement analysis indicates that the remains found on a remote island in the South Pacific were likely those of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, according to a UT researcher. Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology [...]

An App For The Perfect Selfie

Algorithm direct user where to position camera for best photo Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn the art of taking great selfies. Inside the app is [...]

Marketing Automation is almost here. Is your nonprofit ready?

By Adam Ruff You’ve probably heard someone throw around the term Marketing Automation (MA). Most likely you nodded, agreed it’s a game-changer, but truthfully weren’t even sure what it was. If you went so far as [...]

Teens Vapers at Greater Risk for risk for Future Cigarette Smoking

Among high school seniors who have never smoked a cigarette, those who vape are more than four times more likely to smoke a cigarette in the following year than their peers who do not vape. Part [...]

Jet lag impairs performance of Major League Baseball players

Major League Baseball (MLB) managers trying to find an edge should pay close attention to their players’ body clocks, according to a new Northwestern University study of how jet lag affects MLB players traveling across just [...]

Lung ultrasound can help doctors see other diseases that mask as lethal clots in lung

A pretest risk stratification enhanced by ultrasound of lung and venous performs better than Wells score in the early diagnostic process of pulmonary embolism (PE). That is the main finding of a study to be published [...]