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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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Is Wal-Mart really winning in the grocery business?

Is Wal-Mart really winning in the grocery business?

June 8, 2016

Research from the Simon Business School suggests that, while large supermarket chains may struggle when a Wal-Mart in their market enters the grocery business, small independent grocers actually thrive.

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Simon grad’s team wins Tibetan Innovation Challenge

Simon grad’s team wins Tibetan Innovation Challenge

June 6, 2016

Four judges awarded Tashi Organics first place—and a $5,000 cash prize—after watching 15-minute presentations from each of the five finalists, praising the “realistic” plan and stating they believe it can make a positive impact on Tibetan refugees.

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Simon School well-represented at annual Tibetan Innovation Challenge

Simon School well-represented at annual Tibetan Innovation Challenge

June 2, 2016

From an on-the-go barley water health drink, to training programs that reduce food waste for organic farmers, Rochester’s social entrepreneurs are ready to compete in the intercollegiate business plan competition aimed at improving the lives of 125,000 Tibetan refugees.

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‘So Others May Live’

‘So Others May Live’

May 31, 2016

The NROTC honor guard presents colors during a dedication and remembrance ceremony for University alumnus Zhe “Zack” Zeng ’95, ’98S (MBA), a former Brighton Volunteer Ambulance member who was killed at the September 11 attacks while helping first responders at the World Trade Center. Earlier this year, Brighton dedicated its new ambulance, “In memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and all the rescuers who died on September 11, 2001. ‘So Others May Live.’ ” / (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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University, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance to honor heroic alumnus

University, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance to honor heroic alumnus

May 25, 2016

At an outdoor dedication ceremony on the Eastman Quad, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance will dedicate its new ambulance “Brighton 3059” to the memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and other 9/11 rescuers.

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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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