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Business Analytics students see IBM Watson at work

By Michael Khayyat It’s far more than just a computer. IBM’s Watson—the machine renowned for beating humans on Jeopardy! — can cook, make change and give advice. Last week, Fordham MS in Business Analytics students had the chance to make Watson’s acquaintance, so to speak, visiting IBM’s annual World of Watson Conference here in New York City. […]

Jason Ayat

Fordham MBA student places fifth in investing competition

A first-year MBA student made use of his life experience and classwork to sprint to one of the top finishes in an investment competition that ended in January. Jason Ayat, enrolled in the full-time cohort MBA program, was given $100,000 in virtual cash to trade and made $10,000 in two months — a shorter amount of […]

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Congratulations to our Awards Night winners!

Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors, faculty members, administrators and alumni who won awards at this year’s Awards Night, held on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Salutatorian CHRISTINA REYES Valedictorian MICHELE DAUBMAN Gabelli School of Business Alumna of the Year Award PATRICIA DAVID Gabelli School of Business New Alumni Award For students who are models […]

Denisse Garcia

Success story: Gabelli student gets sales job at Discovery

Denisse Garcia never forsakes an opportunity. Because of that, the Bronx native will begin her post-college career as an advertising sales assistant at Discovery Communications. Her path to the position offers a lesson for all job-seekers. It began at a Fordham University event: the annual diversity banquet. “You got to choose who you would like […]

Marielle Rivera

Success story: May graduate to work at event marketing firm

For Marielle Rivera, persistence paid off. Graduating from the Gabelli School of Business this May with a degree in marketing and a concentration in communications and media management, Rivera began hunting in earnest for a job in January, monitoring job boards and applying to three or four different companies at a time. By the end […]

Author Robert Pozen speaks to a group of Fordham alumni in Boston.

Author shares productivity tips with alumni in Boston

Nearly everyone in every business is concerned with boosting productivity without expanding what are already long days at the office. But what if you could increase your results and reduce your hours? Robert C. Pozen, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes he has found a way, […]

There will be extended study hours at Hughes Hall through finals.

Extended study hours for Hughes Hall announced

Students who need greater-than-usual access to Hughes Hall for finals are getting it. Hughes Hall is staying open longer to accommodate study needs, based on this schedule: Tuesday, May 5 – Friday, May 8: Open until 2:00 a.m. Saturday, May 9: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 10: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Anna Winskill

Success story: MBA finance major lands job at Gartner

When Anna Winskill came to the Gabelli School of Business for her MBA, she had never read a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Financial reports were foreign to her, but after several years of teaching, Winskill was looking for a change. Her Fordham education helped her make that change. Graduating in May with a concentration in finance, […]

Gabelli School of Business students participated in a cleanup of a park as part of a day of service.

Park cleanup draws 100 students as part of day of service

Gabelli School of Business students put aside their studies for a day to help beautify the Bronx. The group, organized by students in Brian Dunn’s service-learning program, participated in an April 18 cleanup of Haffen Park, a small park off Hammersley Avenue in the Bronx east of the Rose Hill campus. The project was called […]