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Undergraduate | Dec 27, 2016 |

Sophomore sells socks as way to give back

For Makena Masterson, BS ’19, a stay in the hospital inspired a new business to help others. Started when she was in high school, Masterson’s company, SNOX, creates non-slip socks and donates 100 percent of its profits to charities. Masterson …

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Undergraduate | Dec 22, 2016 |

What would you do? Ethics training comes to class

“What do you think of the people who work in the finance industry?”. When James McCann, lecturer at the Gabelli School of Business, posed this question to his freshman Ground Floor class, the majority responded with words like “greed” and “advantage.”

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Undergraduate | Dec 21, 2016 |

Stock market is more than a game for student fund

Think about what you’d do with a million dollars. The Gabelli School’s undergraduate Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) addresses this question each semester.

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Undergraduate | Dec 20, 2016 |

Fintech focus can lead to future payoff

When’s the last time you used a credit card to pay for something? What about PayPal?

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Undergraduate | Dec 12, 2016 |

The Hunger Games: A case study in PR

When Jennifer Lawrence was cast as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, it created a stir. Compared with the 16-year-old protagonist fans of the book series envisioned, Lawrence was older, blonde rather than brunette, and unknown. Building momentum for the …

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Undergraduate | Dec 12, 2016 |

Yes, and…improv pitching

To be successful in business, you need more than just great ideas and a great pitch. You need to think on your feet, come up with quick solutions, and “roll with the flow.” Our world is one of change, and …

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Undergraduate | Dec 09, 2016 |

Consulting Cup teams move forward to finals

The semester is drawing to a close, which means two things: winter break is almost here, and the Consulting Cup Challenge is in its final stage. What is the Consulting Cup? In the fall, the entire sophomore class is divided into teams …

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Undergraduate | Dec 06, 2016 |

Top 5 places to study for finals

It’s that time of year again. Christmas trees are going up, holiday cheer is spreading, and, of course, finals are closing in.

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Undergraduate | Nov 28, 2016 |

Q-and-A with Ferso Ismail, founder of Burger Lodge

If you live on the Rose Hill campus, chances are good that you’ve heard of Burger Lodge. Within months, this new off-campus eatery has become well-known to Fordham students.

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Undergraduate | Nov 22, 2016 |

Media-industry panel tackles career questions

The media industry has itself been in the media lately. From discussions about its changing landscape to questions about its role in current events, there’s no shortage of interest when it comes to an industry perpetually in the limelight.

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