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Report details progress on new researcher credentialing system, including “Researcher Passport,” to debut in the fall

[ 4 Jun 2018 ]

On the heels of the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the data of 87 million Facebook users was improperly obtained and used by a UK research firm to influence the outcome the 2016 US presidential election, many were left…

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Consumers lament: Where have all the discounts gone?

[ 25 May 2018 ]

ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment slipped by less than an index-point from last month, remaining at the same favorable levels for the past 18 months, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. Since President Trump’s election, the Sentiment Index has…