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Changing approaches guide students’ path to career success

Changing approaches guide students’ path to career success

February 21, 2018

Offices of career services have been a mainstay of American college campuses for decades, with the consistent goal of helping students land jobs or launch careers that make use of their educations and skills. But within that stable framework, there’s been a sea change in the way that college career guidance takes place. At the University of Rochester, the paradigm shift is written into name of the career services office itself: Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections.

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Hult Prize competition at Schlegel this Saturday

November 15, 2017

University and Simon Business school teams will compete this Saturday for a place in the Hult Prize competition, the largest social entrepreneurship competition in the world.

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Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

November 15, 2017

The Simon Business School is one of the nation’s top schools for entrepreneurship studies, according to the Princeton Review, which placed Simon at number 21 among graduate schools, up two places from last year.

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Rochester graduate Richard Thaler receives Nobel Prize

Rochester graduate Richard Thaler receives Nobel Prize

October 9, 2017

Richard Thaler, who earned his graduate degrees at the University of Rochester, has received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to behavioral economics.

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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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