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Event Recaps, Smart Woman Securities, Stories, Student Organizations & Clubs, Students | Dec 03, 2012 |

Fordham SWS inducts 36 new members

by Claire Smith (GSB ’12) Fordham’s chapter of Smart Woman Securities is most definitely a growth operation. Last week, the group inducted 36 new associates — the organization’s title for new members — at an official ceremony. This was one …

Kevin Dreyer in a prior radio appearance. Photo courtesy of World News Inc.
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Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance, Global, London, Stories, Stories from Abroad | Nov 27, 2012 |

GAMCO Investors manager speaks to London students

by Rachel Seagrest (GSB ’14) After sitting in on a presentation made by one of Mario Gabelli’s top men in Europe, I could not be more proud to attend a business school that bears the Gabelli name. On November 12, …

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Event Recaps, Stories | Nov 26, 2012 |

Going on retreat: What’s that got to do with business?

Some business students might think about the concept of a retreat — time outside one’s usual environment to pause and think — as “not for them.” After all, the business world is the opposite: go, go, go. But that’s precisely …

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Event Recaps, Stories | Nov 16, 2012 |

Over sandwiches, Gen. Pace shares a wise perspective

“Having been in combat makes all the other problems of life seem more manageable,” retired General Peter Pace, former chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, told 14 Gabelli School students over lunch this week. “The joke goes, if …

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Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, Stories | Nov 15, 2012 |

Pitch and win: Strategies from Deloitte’s Skip Braun

You don’t want to get kicked out of an investor’s office with $0 to show for your brand-new startup. Don’t worry. Skip Braun can help you. Having advised startups and growing businesses of all types and sizes for more than …

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Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, Stories | Nov 14, 2012 |

Norm Brodsky, sage of startups, speaks at TrepCon

Don’t pick Norm Brodsky, today’s TrepCon keynote speaker, as your academic role model. He ranked in the bottom 5 percent of his high school class. He placed in the bottom 10 percent of his college class. He landed in the …

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Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance, Stories | Nov 13, 2012 |

Fordham takes the Fed Challenge

Let’s say the Federal Open Market Committee — the part of the U.S. Federal Reserve that oversees our country’s money supply and makes critical decisions about setting interest rates — asked you for your thoughts on what they ought to …

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Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Stories | Nov 08, 2012 |

Juvoni Beckford goes to Startup School

Dropbox. Reddit. Scribd. AirBnB. Weebly. Besides being recent startups on their way toward becoming household names, what do these have in common? Roots in Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley seed-funder that specializes in getting promising new businesses off the ground. …

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Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Stories | Oct 31, 2012 |

Fordham summit envisions a Bronx “Silicon Alley”

by Faye Kulik (GSB ’13) Imagine Manhattan’s “Silicon Alley” extending up Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. Or blazing a trail across Fordham Road. That was the vision that united business owners, students, professors and community leaders this month at a …

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Areas of Study, Coursework, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Marketing, Stories | Oct 30, 2012 |

IBM execs behind Jeopardy! computer visit GSB

by Balt Heldring (GSB ’14) In 1997, IBM’s Deep Blue computer system beat the greatest chess player in the world, Garry Kasparov. With that feat conquered, IBM began searching for a new challenge, something that would spark the nation, as …

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