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How business schools can help women attain leadership roles

How business schools can help women attain leadership roles

August 26, 2017

Women’s Equality Day annually marks the adoption of the 19th Amendment. But nearly one hundred years later, “women are far from equally represented in corporate leadership ranks,” writes Rebekah Lewin, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid at the Simon Business School.

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Rajesh Wadhawan Professorship supports research in development economics

Rajesh Wadhawan Professorship supports research in development economics

June 28, 2017

The gift to the University’s Simon Business School reflects the late Rajesh Wadhawan’s personal interest in empowering societies through fair access to credit.

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Rochester, the draft, and an all-volunteer army

Rochester, the draft, and an all-volunteer army

June 28, 2017

100 years after the Selective Service Act established conscription, we look back on the University faculty and administrators who helped end it.

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d.health Summit showcases innovative approaches to aging

d.health Summit showcases innovative approaches to aging

May 8, 2017

Nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 or older by the year 2030. To address this challenge, the University’s third annual d.health Summit will convene thought leaders across health care, finance, technology, and policy.

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University students finish strong in Hult Prize competition

University students finish strong in Hult Prize competition

March 7, 2017

A team of University engineering students was among six finalists at the Hult Prize regionals. The team’s startup company, Meliora Homes, will build homes for refugees from recycled plastics.

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Millions of tweets are a gold mine for data mining

Millions of tweets are a gold mine for data mining

February 21, 2017

Researchers can track the flu, consumer preferences, and movie box office sales, all from the millions of tweets posted every day.

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Simon rises in latest Financial Times rankings

Simon rises in latest Financial Times rankings

January 31, 2017

Simon Business School is again listed among the world’s best business schools in an annual ranking published today by the Financial Times of London. Simon is listed as 2nd in the world for finance and 5th in the world for economics.

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When campaign ads go low, it often works

When campaign ads go low, it often works

November 3, 2016

“Negative campaigning has been around as long as campaigning,” says Simon Business School professor Mitchell Lovett. “It stays around because it works.”

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Workplace premiums show modest rise

Workplace premiums show modest rise

October 4, 2016

Gerald Wedig from Simon Business School reviews the link between health insurance premiums and the continuing migration of consumers to high deductible healthcare plans.

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University trustee creates milestone professorship at Simon Business School

University trustee creates milestone professorship at Simon Business School

June 28, 2016

University Trustee Robert J. Keegan has committed $1.5 million to create the Robert J. Keegan Endowed Professorship in Pricing, the 100th professorship to be established during The Meliora Challenge.

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