Nixon at 100: A model for GOP? President Richard Nixon was in the White House from 1969 to 1974, when he became the first president to resign from office. He died at 81 in 1994, but January 9 marks the 100th anniverary of his birth.
One in three U.S. workers has no paid sick days – While some are likely just workaholics, others don’t have a choice: An estimated 41.7 million American workers can’t take sick days, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s nearly a third of the nation’s employees, and a problem that raises health risks for everyone.
Designing the Smart Grid for Sustainable Communities – PSU’s Center for Public Service is pleased to announce that after a year’s absence to pursue other opportunities, Jeff Hammarlund has returned to assemble another interdisciplinary team of first rate faculty members and guest speakers to offer Designing the Smart Grid for Sustainable Communities: Version 4.0 this winter and spring terms. Past editions of this course have been heralded by all four governors and many members of Congress from the four Northwest states, the Secretary of Energy, and other energy educators and experts for its path-breaking features. Jeff and his faculty colleagues have now offered three very different versions of this two-term course series, each exploring different aspects of this fascinating topic.
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How to Make the Most of LinkedIn Endorsements – If you’re on LinkedIn, the social networking site that’s a powerful resource for job hunters, you’ve likely been getting a flurry of emails from the site saying that someone has endorsed you for a skill or expertise. Or when you’ve seen a connection’s LinkedIn profile, you’ve noticed the bold banner asking you to endorse him or her. What to do?