Hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, the four-part Innovation Challenge continued with The Semifinal on Wednesday, February 26. In front of a panel of four judges, 16 student-led startups gave five-minute pitches describing their ventures and participated in a 10-minute Q&A session.
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Isenberg Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Sport Management Lisa Pike Masteralexis received the Betty van der Smissen Leadership Award last week at the annual conference of the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) in Louisville, Kentucky.
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With a quarter century of tax experience in public accounting and industry, and in domestic and international taxation, Dan Newton ’90—this year’s Accounting Alumnus of the Year—has continuously extended his horizons.
When Rasmus Dahlberg, an assistant professor at the Royal Danish Defence College, spoke at Isenberg last week, he described his collaboration with the Danish Emergency Management Agency to imagine what would happen if a Russian nuclear-powered ice-breaking ship collided with another ship and ran aground, creating a nuclear emergency.
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Isenberg students brought UMass Amherst into the ranks of a select group of universities—including Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale—by creating a new chapter of a club called Smart Woman Securities (SWS) on campus.
Professor Albert Assaf finds that hotel operators face a dilemma: They need to grow, but in a world increasingly saturated by Airbnb and other private rental options, opening in the wrong location can be a costly mistake.
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This year’s UMass Amherst round of the Hult Prize, hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, was won by an Isenberg-led venture called Qualtags, which aims to develop stickers that will more effectively show when food has spoiled.
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During the fall semester, a course in project management taught by Radu Vlas, an operations and information management lecturer, married student teams with local venture founders vetted through Isenberg’s Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.
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