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Sustainable fashion, employment equity in focus at PVH Ground Floor Challenge

Featured News | Mar 07, 2022 |

By Claire Curry From an app that could save someone in a health emergency, to a social community for secondhand shopping, to recycled clothing repurposed into couture fashion fit for a runway, Gabelli School students developed 130 innovative, sustainable business …

Goldman Sachs’ Catherine Winner on Creating Value with ESG

Featured News | Feb 22, 2022 |

After graduating from Colgate University in 2002, Catherine Winner, GABELLI ’09, landed a job in Washington D.C. that perfectly tied her economics major with her political science background– that is until she decided to leave Capitol Hill, rent a U-Haul, …

Welcome to the Metaverse: NFTs and the Future of Investing

Featured News | Feb 18, 2022 |

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs)—crypto assets typically packaged as digital collectibles, such as art, music, video game items, and concert tickets—are endorsed by today’s top companies, celebrities, and athletes who helped the once-underground market explode to more than $27 billion. NFTs, cryptocurrencies, …

Historian-Turned-Investment Manager Proposes Alternative to Modern Portfolio Theory

Featured News | Feb 11, 2022 |

Daniel Peris, PhD, is an accomplished scholar who studied modern Russian history in his early career. Today, he oversees $25 billion in dividend-focused portfolios as senior vice president at the global investment firm Federated-Hermes. In a Gabelli School Centennial Speaker …

How the Invention of Index Funds Changed Finance

Featured News | Dec 20, 2021 |

Fifty years ago, a group of financial professionals went against Wall Street’s status quo and developed a new way to invest in a portfolio of stocks with lower fees. Economist and Nobel laureate Eugene Fama, Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle, …

New Video Series Spotlights the Impact of Gabelli School Research

Featured News | Dec 16, 2021 |

By Claire Curry In a world where the internet fits in your pocket and more and more young people use smart phones, parents have become increasingly concerned about what their children are exposed to. Although mobile app ratings are meant …

SPACs have ‘Come into Vogue’

Featured News | Dec 13, 2021 |

The U.S. IPO market hit impressive highs this year, with more than 950 issuers raising more than $300 billion in proceeds. Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)—newly formed public companies designed to merge with private operating companies—are responsible for more than …

The Gabelli School EMBA: An MBA That Fosters Career Development

Featured News | Dec 13, 2021 |

By Claire Curry Alison Whritenour, EMBA ’11, decided to pursue an MBA while she was working her way up the corporate ladder at Colgate Palmolive. With stints at prominent ad agencies Grey Worldwide and BBDO already on her resume, she …

Helping First-Year Students Make a Smooth Transition

Featured News | Dec 10, 2021 |

As a real estate associate at Goldman Sachs, Walter Burnett, BS ’18, is involved in the recruiting process at the Fortune 500 firm and sees firsthand how early the hiring process begins—and how competitive it can be. Some job candidates …

Sustainability Disclosures and SASB Standards Offers Access to the Foremost ESG Reporting Credential

Featured News | Dec 07, 2021 |

A dynamic collaboration between Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and the Value Reporting Foundation now grants students exclusive access to resources that enable them to pursue the foremost professional credential in the field of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) …

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