Tag: Simon Business School

Super Bowl star Roland Williams keynotes Minority Male Student Leadership symposium

Super Bowl star Roland Williams keynotes Minority Male Student Leadership symposium

April 27, 2016

Workshops focusing on minority male achievement in Rochester will be held at the Simon Business School on Saturday, April 30. The theme this year is, “A Tale of 2 Cities: Being Who I Want To Be.”

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University of Rochester business school gets $20M pledge

University of Rochester business school gets $20M pledge

March 11, 2016

University President Joel Seligman announced at a board of trustees meeting Thursday that the gift will come from a New Jersey businessman who’s a graduate of the Simon Business School.

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Simon Business School receives $20 million gift commitment

Simon Business School receives $20 million gift commitment

March 10, 2016

The $20 million deferred commitment will provide unrestricted support for the Simon Business School’s mission and will help ensure the professional success of future Simon students and alumni.

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The case for infrastructure spending — now

The case for infrastructure spending — now

March 1, 2016

Why would the Fed respond to government spending on infrastructure by raising interest rates? Fear of inflation.

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Ex-Fed leader joins UR

Ex-Fed leader joins UR

January 29, 2016

Narayana Kocherlakota on Monday marks his first month at UR, where he is serving as a researcher and a professor. He was named the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics.

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Xerox, in deal with Carl Icahn, to split company in two

Xerox, in deal with Carl Icahn, to split company in two

January 29, 2016

Xerox started to lose speed in the technology race,” said Abraham Seidmann, Xerox professor of computers and information systems and operations management at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School

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The for-profit education company targeting the whole world

The for-profit education company targeting the whole world

December 16, 2015

With the reputation of U.S. for-profit colleges in tatters, one company has found a convenient way to circumvent regulation in this country: by operating primarily in overseas markets.

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A&P’s imprint on New York region fades as stores close

A&P’s imprint on New York region fades as stores close

November 19, 2015

A&P’s downfall began in the 1950s, because it was slow to adopt the modern supermarket format, which typically involved a wide variety of branded goods and products, advertising and building stores in the suburbs, said Paul Ellickson, a professor at University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.

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7 reasons the MBA is (still) a smart investment

7 reasons the MBA is (still) a smart investment

October 8, 2015

[Andrew] Ainslie goes on to make the case that–in spite of these bashers–the MBA remains a great investment. Here, in list form, are some points he makes, along with a few others I’ve gathered from conversations with entrepreneurs who have MBAs.

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