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Good to Know…Week of July 25, 2011



HEALTH CARE
When Tobacco Does a Body Good: Pharma-Planta Uses GMO Tobacco Plants to Fight HIV
Cigarettes cause a nearly endless amount of health problems–heart disease, lung cancer, and asthma…

Inaugural International Workshop for Young Scholars in Public Policy and Administration Research a Huge Success

Inaugural International Workshop for Young Scholars in Public Policy and Administration Research a Huge Success


Jose Luis Irizarry, Alex He Jingwei

The Inaugural International Workshop for Young Scholars in Public Policy and Administration Research: The Role of Institutions in an Era of…

The Multidimensional Character of the Arab Revolutions, Part 3


This is Part 3 of a 5 part series. Watch for Part 4 on Monday, July 25, 2011. Read Parts 1-2 by clicking the link in the Related…

Good to Know…Week of July 18, 2011



HEALTH CARE
Alabama Cuts Medicaid Drug Costs by Examining Pharmacy Receipts
Three years ago, Carol Steckel, Alabama’s Medicaid director, sent a national alert to all of her counterparts around the…

Evergreen Chapter Ethics Program Draws Crowd and Praise





J. Paul Blake

Ethics in the public sector made for a lively panel…

The Multidimensional Character of the Arab Revolutions, Part 2


This is Part 2 of a 5 part series. Watch for Part 3 on Monday, July 18, 2011. Read Part 1 by clicking the link in the Related…

Good to Know…Week of July 11, 2011


STATE BUDGET CUTS AND REVENUE
Tasting for Dollars: States Find New Ways to Tap Alcohol for Revenue
Republicans swept into office in 2010 vowing to cut, not raise taxes, even…

NIGP Chapter Meeting: Using Professional Networks to Improve Public Procurement and Increase Effectiveness

NIGP Chapter Meeting: Using Professional Networks to Improve Public Procurement and Increase Effectiveness


Angelo Salomone, Alexandru V. Roman

On June 2, 2011, the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) Southeast Florida Chapter held one of its quarterly chapter…

The Multidimensional Character of the Arab Revolutions, Part 1



This is Part 1 of a 5 part series. Watch for Part 2 on Monday, July 11, 2011.

Mordu Serry-Kamal

Beginning in the latter part of 2010,…

Good to Know…Week of July 4, 2011



AMERICA'S GLOBAL STANDING
U.S. Seen as Among the Greatest Nations, But Not Superior to All Others
Despite the struggling economy and…

Good to Know…Week of June 27, 2011


TECH
Ongoing Storm of Cyberattacks is Preventable, Experts Say
The CIA has become a member of a less-than-exclusive club of high-profile targets hit by online attacks,…