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Best Buy names interim CEO

MHTA – Best Buy Company has named an interim CEO following the resignation of Brian Dunn. Mike Mikan, who is a board director, will lead the company while a search for a new CEO is underway. Richard Schulze, the founder of Best Buy, continues to serve as chairman.

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April 10, 2012 | Comments Off on Best Buy names interim CEO
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SciTechsperience places first interns

A new internship program for college students in STEM disciplines – science, technology, engineering and math – and funded by a $150,000 Minnesota Science & Technology Authority (MnSTA) grant is drawing interest from businesses and students statewide.

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April 6, 2012 | Comments Off on SciTechsperience places first interns
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Can systems dynamics help predict Minnesota’s future tech workforce needs?

MHTA – Is Minnesota producing enough qualified candidates to fill the technology jobs of today and tomorrow? It is a nagging question for company leaders, human resource specialists and educators. IT firms, in particular, continue to report difficulty placing candidates in jobs they currently have open.

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April 3, 2012 | Comments Off on Can systems dynamics help predict Minnesota’s future tech workforce needs?
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Legislators look to end session

MHTA – Despite Minnesota legislators’ best efforts to adjourn this week, it is looking less likely that they will complete their work prior to the Easter/Passover break. This is good news for many of the initiatives included in MHTA’s legislative agenda because it means there is a greater opportunity for them to be included in final bills that are sent to the Governor.

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April 3, 2012 | Comments Off on Legislators look to end session
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U of M collaborates on Census database

MHTA – A collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Ancestry.com will create the largest database of detailed information about people and their households ever made available for scientific research.

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April 2, 2012 | Comments Off on U of M collaborates on Census database

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