Tag: Simon Business School
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.
Researchers can track the flu, consumer preferences, and movie box office sales, all from the millions of tweets posted every day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)