Fernando Suarez, the new Jean C. Tempel Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, wants to help grow the university’s reputation within the innovation and entrepreneurial fields.
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In a complex global marketplace, corporate leaders are increasingly faced with the challenge of leading without being physically present. On Monday, academic and industry leaders assembled at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business’ 2015 Global Leadership Summit to tackle the issue.
Luiz Franciss, DMSB’17, found an exciting experiential learning opportunity this summer at the Kraft Heinz Company in a pretty familiar location: his home country of Brazil.
After much speculation, the Federal Reserve on Thursday announced that it would hold the line on U.S. interest rates, which have not increased in nearly a decade. Professor William Dickens, chair of the Department of Economics, discusses the Fed’s decision and what it all means.
“Cybersecurity is now something that we must treat in our businesses just like we watch our balance sheets,” Thomas A. Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, said Tuesday morning as the keynote speaker at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
The stock market index plummeted more than 1,000 points moments after trading opened on Monday, and then drastically fluctuated throughout the day. Financial expert Jeffery Born explains the catalyst for “Black Monday” and what it means for you.
Kinesha Goldson, AMD’11, recently burst onto the Boston food truck scene with her French macrons served from an eye-catching pink van. Later this week, she’ll compete for a spot on a more global scale: Jamaica’s representative in the 2015 Miss Universe pageant.
Northeastern’s Intellectual Property Law Clinic—which is led by law students, under guidance of faculty and staff—provides a range of legal information and services to students in the university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
How will the devaluation of China’s currency affect the United States and the global economy? Here, associate professor of economics Kamran Dadkhah holds forth on China’s surprise financial decision last week.
Northeastern was well represented in BetaBoston’s recent 25 Most Innovative People Under 25 list, which highlighted the entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and social media prowess of five recent graduates.
Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, recently returned from a co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, where he worked for the city on various green initiatives and revitalized a stagnant water heritage project.
Web personalization expert Christo Wilson holds forth on Amazon Prime Day, the latest manufactured shopping day to promise big savings on scores of products, and offers up some tips for online shoppers looking to exercise their consumer freedom.
Northeastern assistant professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, who studies European politics, explains how Greece’s debt crisis and “no” vote could make the EU stronger and more resilient over the long term.
Three female financial services leaders shared their experiences of rising to the top of their industries at a panel discussion Tuesday night as part of Northeastern’s Women who Inspire Speaker Series.
A group of Northeastern students took home first prize in the iOme Challenge, thanks to its insightful suggestions for how policymakers can help millennials prepare for retirement.
The Edge4Vets workshop series, which is scheduled for July, helps veterans translate their strengths from the military into tools for success in civilian life.
Northeastern hosted the sixth annual Emerging Markets Symposium, where experts examined the opportunities in BRIC economies in Africa beyond, as well as why Brazil’s growth has slowed.
Professor Sanjeev Mukerjee, director of the Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology, says the new Powerwall lithium-ion battery is a good first foray into home energy storage but notes that the “ultimate solution” will require bringing down costs even further.
In a unique public-private partnership, Northeastern University and the City of Boston will build together a state-of-the-art athletic complex that will expand recreation opportunities for both Northeastern students and Boston […]
Each day this week, as the campus community prepares for Friday’s Commencement, we’ll introduce you to a member of the graduating class. Jordan Lieberman, a fifth-year D’Amore-McKim School of Business major, found his passion at the crossroads of politics and business. After graduation, he’ll move to Arizona to start a career with Raytheon.
Members of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem came together Friday night to commemorate the fifth anniversary of IDEA and celebrate the announcement of a gift endowing the student-run venture accelerator’s CEO position.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
The Northeastern University Marketing Association won four awards at the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference, which was held last month in New Orleans.
Seven Boston-area startups recently showcased their businesses to a panel of experts at a Northeastern-sponsored event in Roxbury.
At Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum, Boston 2024 Partnership Chairman John Fish outlined why he believes hosting the Olympic Games could be the most transformative experience in the city’s history.
Companies also stand to benefit from the positive work-related outcomes fathers experience the more time they spend with their kids, according to D’Amore-McKim School of Business researchers, who present their findings in a new paper.
More than eight out of 10 movies or TV shows Netflix users watch are based on the site’s recommendations. Those suggestions are the result of complex algorithms, according to Carlos Gomez Uribe, vice president of product innovation at Netflix, who spoke on campus Thursday as part of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
Charles Best, the founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, discussed his journey from public school teacher to philanthropist in his keynote address last week as part of Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month.
The future trends of disruptive technology and the importance of increasing women’s participation in STEM careers were among the topics of discussion at Northeastern’s latest Women who Inspire Speaker Series event, held in Silicon Valley.
A group of Northeastern students participated in Student Financial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state senators and representatives to advocate continued support of need-based financial aid programs.
Kate Murdock, DMSB’18, has quickly become one of the key members of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Five students who presented at a recent international co-op fair describe their experiential learning opportunities abroad and what made those experiences so meaningful.
Steven Brill offered a two-step solution to the country’s healthcare crisis during his hourlong lecture at Northeastern University on Wednesday afternoon.
Members of the university’s entrepreneurship community convened Wednesday to formally launch the the Daniel J. McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network, which is designed to match student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs with experienced alumni and other industry professionals.
Kulkarni, DMSB’18, accrued a wealth of entrepreneurial knowledge at a young age. Now he shares it with other entrepreneurs through his company C&M Group.
The university is partnering with the Boston-based firm Next Street to assist local businesses in scaling their companies and competing for contracts at large institutions including Northeastern, an effort that will help boost the local economy.