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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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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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