After getting dropped by all his major sponsors, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte signed a new endorsement deal with a little-known cough drop company. It’s a potentially low-risk, high-reward move for both the athlete and the brand, says professor Bruce Clark.
Entrepreneurship fever is sweeping Northeastern, and students all across campus are catching the bug. A host of student-run operations is springing up to support Northeastern startups, offering skills and expertise in fields from accounting to graphic design to software coding. To help these groups forge an alliance, faculty member Dan Gregory made a lead gift last fall, inspiring parents, alumni, and faculty to join in. To date, support for the new initiative—which students named Mosaic—comes to $425,000.
Facebook users now have the capability to do more than just “like” a picture of their friend’s baby or a new recipe posted by their favorite food blog. Last week, the […]
The global e-commerce giant released a video this week detailing its plan to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less. Here, engineering professor Vincent Harris explains why this revolution won’t be landing in front of your house any time soon.
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.
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.
Four alumnae had a dialogue about their business experiences at the Women who Inspire Speaker Series.
At the first event in the 2014–15 Women Who Inspire speaker series, three business leaders discussed their career paths and shared insight into how businesswomen can make sure their innovative ideas are being heard in the workplace.
In April, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick filed legislation that would ban noncompete clauses in the state, saying that they restrict innovation. Here, law professor David Phillips offers insight into the role of noncompete clauses and how the potential new law could impact businesses.
At the sixth event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire series, CEOs of three of the area’s top pharmaceutical companies discussed the challenges and rewards of being a leader in the drug discovery industry.
Matt Bilotti, DMSB’15, is a fixture in Boston’s innovation ecosystem, a go-getter who views “every experience as a way to adopt a skill, learn a lesson, or walk away with a new story.”
Graduate student Fabienne Rudolph is known as the apple princess in her native Germany, where she promotes the Odenwald region’s apple industry.