Mark Walker

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Name: Mark Walker
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Some Jobs Cause Working Parents More Stress

Sara Agnew, Office of Strategic Communication, University of IowaUI research looks at conflict between identities as parents and workersSome working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing to do with demands ... [Published Red Orbit - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

April Dawn Love Petty Templeton Walker

April Dawn Love Petty Templeton Walker, 42, Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23, at Harmony Bible Church.Funeral ... [Published Mount Pleasant News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Public Perception of Jobs Also Influences Views on Parenting

(IOWA CITY, Iowa) -- Your job may be holding you back from being as good a parent as you can possibly be. Or at least, that's what some people think.That's the finding of University of Iowa researchers, who say that the public's views of particular workers ... [Published WGOW 1150 AM - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Simply the best: praise from Mark for the Mere ‘dream team’

WHEN Mark Boler, co-founder and chief executive of The Mere at Knutsford, wanted to assemble a first class executive operations team to manage special events at the renowned golf resort and spa, he called on the best people he knew in the business.The ... [Published North West Caterer - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.18.14

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items that won’t necessarily generate a post of their own, but may be of interest to political observers:* In Hawaii’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary, appointed Sen. Brian Schatz actually saw his lead grow ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Study: Lawyers are seen as bad parents

A new study at the University of Iowa has found that lawyers, police officers, and politicians, along with receptionists and salespeople, are likely viewed as bad parents. These professions are seen as "aggressive, weak, or impersonal," which society ... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

'If I was given a chance to impeach Obama ... yes, I would'

Meet Mark Walker. Walker is a Baptist pastor running for North Carolina's open 6th Congressional District, a dark red piece of turf carefully sutured together by Walker's fellow Republicans in the legislature in order to deny Democrats any chance at it. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Disconnect between parenting and certain jobs a source of stress, study finds

SAN FRANCISCO Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy.The cause is their occupation.According to University of Iowa researchers, parents who hold jobs ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Stressor Working Parents Probably Haven't Thought About

Attorneys, salespeople, and politicians may have more psychological baggage than doctors, nurses, and teachers because of a subtle, nagging stressor: the search for identity and meaning.A doctoral student at the University of Iowa is putting forward this ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The forgotten truck stop

EnlargephotoSam Green/Cortez JournalThe old M&M Truck Stop requires an enviromental cleanup.I t was once a bustling truck stop, complete with rows of fuel stations, a popular diner, a convenience store and long-hauler accommodations.It’s ideal location ... [Published Cortez Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

Researchers cut at Ebola laboratory

The Australian Government's May 2014 Budget contained funding cuts of $A111m over four years for the CSIRO research body. It has now been claimed by the CSIRO Staff Association that as many as eight researchers will be made redundant at its Australian ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Republican House hopeful Mark Walker: 'If I was given a chance to impeach Obama ... yes, I would'

Meet Mark Walker. Walker is a Baptist pastor running for North Carolina's open 6th Congressional District, a dark red piece of turf carefully sutured together by Walker's fellow Republicans in the legislature in order to deny Democrats any chance at ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 13 2014]

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Researcher Mark Walker says the study conducted with co-author Mary Noonan shows "the cultural meanings of a person's occupational and parental identities could impact the psychological well-being of working parents."
...This follows on the heels of the announcement last year of SAP Africa's skills development agreement with the World Bank. "innovative technologies such as mobility and the cloud are among the fastest growing it segments and are already having a significant impact on businesses' ability to grow and innovate" said Mark Walker
...toward professions in the legal and political fields, the study found that negative societal response can heighten working parents' stress levels. "those parents are always swimming upstream trying to convince people they are, for example, a legitimate parent or a legitimate attorney" Walker said

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Simply the best: praise from Mark for the Mere ... [Published North West Caterer - Aug 18 2014]
Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.18.14 [Published MSNBC - Aug 18 2014]
Study: Lawyers are seen as bad parents [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Escapologist Antony Britton cheats death when h... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 18 2014]
Which profession makes it hardest to be a good ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Escapologist is no Houdini after his act goes w... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 17 2014]
Certain Jobs Create Additional Stress for Parents [Published Psych Central - Aug 17 2014]
If you’re a lawyer or a cop, you’re seen as a b... [Published Quartz - Aug 17 2014]
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Sustainable paving solutions [Published WGN Radio 720 - Aug 17 2014]
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Republican House hopeful Mark Walker: 'If I was... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 16 2014]
Disconnect between parenting and certain jobs a... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 16 2014]
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The Stressor Working Parents Probably Haven't T... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 16 2014]
Poll: Obama's use executive power excessive [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 16 2014]
April Dawn Love Petty Templeton Walker [Published Muscatine Journal - Aug 15 2014]
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The forgotten truck stop [Published Cortez Journal - Aug 15 2014]
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Republican House hopeful Mark Walker: 'If I was... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 13 2014]
Meet Mark Walker. Walker is a Baptist pastor running for North Carolina's open 6th Congressional District, a dark red piece of turf carefully sutured together by Walker's fellow Republicans in the legislature in order to deny Democrats any chance at ...
Republican House hopeful Mark Walker: 'If I was... [Published Swing State Project - Aug 13 2014]
Meet Mark Walker. Walker is a Baptist pastor running for North Carolina's open 6th Congressional District, a dark red piece of turf carefully sutured together by Walker's fellow Republicans in the legislature in order to deny Democrats any chance at ...
"I Had the Privilege of Spending an Hour W... [Published Slate - David Weigel - Aug 06 2014]
Mark Walker is the Republican nominee for the North Carolina congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Howard Coble. He could don a tie-died kilt and a frappe-stained tank top for the rest of the campaign and still glide into the House of Representatives. ...
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: GOP establi... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 17 2014]
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