WDI News & Announcements

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Syndicated news feed for all of the William Davidson Institute.

News Item WDI President Featured In Crain's Detroit Business by Dan Shine — last modified 09/30/14 11:01
New WDI President Paul Clyde recently sat down for a Q&A with Crain's Detroit Business reporter Kirk Pinho.
News Item WDI's Esper To Lead Webinar Spotlighting WBCSD Program by Dan Shine — last modified 09/26/14 15:53
WDI will host a webinar Sept. 30 featuring the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Social Capital Manager Kitrhona Cerri, who will talk about the organization’s new socio-economic measurement program called “Redefining Value.”
News Item WDI's NextBillion Editor At New York Conference by Dan Shine — last modified 09/25/14 16:39
NextBillion, an initiative of WDI, is serving as a media partner for the Business Call to Action Annual Forum 2014 in New York City.
News Item WDI Entrepreneurship Program Helps Jordanian Student by Dan Shine — last modified 09/23/14 11:46
Bilal Salman was heading into his senior year at Al Quds College in Amman, Jordan when he learned about a new entrepreneurship program at the school.
News Item WDI's Gillett To Help Ross International Students Network Better by Dan Shine — last modified 09/16/14 11:24
WDI Director of Executive Education Amy Gillett will be a guest lecturer Sept. 16th and 17th for the Ross School of Business Strategy 425 course - American Business Immersion Study.
News Item London To Kick Off U-M International Career Series by Dan Shine — last modified 09/15/14 12:23
WDI Senior Research Fellow Ted London will kick off the University of Michigan’s 2nd Annual International Career Pathways series Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Ford School of Public Policy's Annenberg Auditorium with a keynote address focused on global careers and the developing world.
News Item Unclogging Bottlenecks At Tanzania Clinics by Dan Shine — last modified 09/12/14 10:54
Brittany Johnson, a WDI research associate specializing in global health supply chains, is in Tanzania field-testing an assessment tool to pinpoint bottlenecks that hamper product flow at health facilities.
News Item DCS' Latest PPP Workshops In Ukraine Built On Earlier Training Sessions by Dan Shine — last modified 09/09/14 12:14
Edward "Ned" White, WDI’s senior expert in public-private partnership (PPP) solutions, recently led a successful series of training workshops in Ukraine establishing PPP financial analysis modeling techniques and practical skills for key public sector management and PPP-related officials from the country.
News Item Development Consulting Services' Career Center Work Continues In The Philippines by Dan Shine — last modified 09/05/14 12:53
Four Development Consulting Services’ (DCS’) career center experts are in the Philippines to increase career services expertise at select Philippine universities as part of WDI’s Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) project.
News Item WDI's NextBillion Editors Hit The Road by Dan Shine — last modified 09/01/14 21:05
NextBillion.net, an initiative of WDI, is serving as a media partner for two of the year's most influential and well-attended conferences on the global social investment and microfinance calendar.
News Item WDI's Arney Attends Reproductive Health Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/28/14 09:46
WDI Healthcare Research Associate Leslie Arney is attending the Coordinated Supply Planning (CSP) group meeting in Copenhagen to present an overview of demand forecasting for health products and WDI’s experience and best practices in demand forecasting.
News Item WDI, LMI Team Up On Paper by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:31
The use of more strategic contracting practices could result in substantial improvements in procurement efficiency and health commodity availability in developing countries, according to an article written by two members of the WDI Healthcare Research Initiative, along two supply chain experts from the government consulting firm LMI.
News Item WDI Summer Newsletter Is Published by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:31
The summer 2014 issue of the Davidson Review, the biannual newsletter of WDI that examines the recent work done by the Institute, has been published.
News Item WDI BoP Paper Honored At AOM Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/11/14 16:43
An academic article authored by Ted London, director of WDI's BoP research initiative, Heather Esper, manager of WDI's BoP impact assessment program, and Yaquta Kanchwala Fatehi, a BoP research associate, was named one of five finalists for “best paper” in the Social Issues in Management (SIM) division at the Academy of Management (AOM) meeting.
News Item Despite Ebola Outbreak, DCS Carries On In Liberia by Dan Shine — last modified 08/05/14 18:51
WDI’s work with the University of Liberia (UL) will continue, although an upcoming trip to the country by a WDI consultant has been canceled due to the Ebola outbreak travel advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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