Binge watching television — taking in a season of “Mad Men” or “Silicon Valley” in a day or two — has become a new pastime, made tempting by streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.
The Forté Foundation has included Smith on a list of “16 elite business schools” with at least 35 percent women in their full-time MBA intakes for fall 2015. Overall, women comprised 39 percent of new full-time MBA enrollment at Smith, up from 34 percent in fall 2014.
Men in groups tend to show off, pushing each other to display a cultural norm of male daring. This can spur overconfidence and financial risk-taking in Wall Street’s male-dominated culture, new research from finance professor Francesco D’Acunto finds.
A computer can do as good a job of predicting how many patients will be discharged from a hospital unit on a given day as doctors and nurses, according to new research coauthored by Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management. In some cases, the computer does even better.