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Twin cities? Students survey New Yorkers’ perceptions of Rio, report to tourist board

By Tom Stoelker Last month, students from Westchester’s Executive MBA program presented findings from a survey of New Yorker’s perceptions of Rio de Janeiro to the Rio Visitors’s Convention Bureau in Brazil. The consultation was the capstone project of a summer session led by Professor John Hollwitz, Ph.D. The consult focused on how Rio could increase […]

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Apply by 9/22: Supper club with investment banking director

The September Supper Club hosted by Mr. John Cesarz kicks off this year’s Alumni Supper Club series. Dinner date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Dominick’s on Arthur Avenue Application deadline: September 22, midnight Apply: Click here The Alumni Supper Club Series offer students the opportunity to network with professionals in the field and get career advice in a small group setting. […]

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Success story: Abigail Harman completes summer internship at UBS

This summer, Abigail Harman’s to-do list included organizing UBS’s annual customer service seminar with the Ritz Carlton, creating presentations for regional sales meetings and learning about wealth management as an intern in the firm’s Wealth Management Advisor Group in New York City. “We focused on recruiting and analyzing the productivity of 18 offices in the […]

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9/11: Eurasia Group president to discuss global political risk

Dr. Ian Bremmer, a national bestselling author and president and founder of Eurasia Group, will visit Fordham on September 11, 2014 to share his views on international business and global political risk. Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Lincoln Center, 12th-floor lounge Register: Click here The first 100 students to […]

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9/15: Acumen CEO to talk about leadership and world change

Jacqueline Novogratz, author, TED speaker and founder and CEO of Acumen—an investment firm that seeks to change the way the world tackles poverty—will discuss the importance of impact-driven leadership with Fordham students on Monday, September 15.   Date: Monday, September 15, 2014 Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Pope Auditorium, Lincoln Center Register: Click here To date, Acumen […]

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Success story: Internship lands Phil Roche ’16 fall consulting gig

Philip Roche (GSB ’16) has spent the past three months learning the ropes of online media from industry veterans and a fellow alumnus who recruited Phil for the summer internship at Beanstock Media. Things worked out so well that Phil landed a consulting contract with the firm through year end. As a business development intern, […]

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9/4: Morgan Stanley MD to discuss the future of e-trading

Fordham University will welcome Mr. Andrew Silverman, a managing director at Morgan Stanley, as a guest speaker on Thursday, September 4, 2014. Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Lincoln Center, Lowenstein, 12th-floor conference room Register: Not required This event is open to both graduate and undergraduate students, and is being held courtesy of the MS in Quantitative Finance […]

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Success story: Julian Nagel launches fashion line

It’s hip to be square. That’s the inspiration behind the sleek fashion concept of a clothing label Julian Philipp Nagel (GSB’14) co-founded with his brother and two friends this June. Its name? Mepadi, for MEat PAcking DIstrict, where the business idea originally hatched. A German business with offices in Berlin and New York, the first collection […]

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Success story: LSE accepts Kabir Mehta into masters program

Kabir Mehta GSB’14 sees his future career as one that combines regulation, economics and international relations. His acceptance into the MSc Regulation program at the London School of Economics and Political Science—specifically, in the environmental regulation stream—will make it possible to cultivate his interests in the greening of international society and environmental diplomacy. Kabir got a taste of […]