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Apr 22, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Couldn't make it to watch Cupid's Cup in person today? A live stream will be made available at the start of the competition, targeted for 6 p.m. (EDT).

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Apr 22, 2015

High school seniors choosing a college typically deal with such unknowns as whether a target school will accept them and be affordable, and whether they will be happy once enrolled and plugged into the campus community. Understanding students’ personal, underlying influencers in this process likewise challenges academic counselors. The Center for Complexity in Business at the Smith School has turned to social media for college

Apr 22, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Say on Pay, which gives shareholders a nonbinding vote on executive compensation, leads companies to reduce excessive pay in certain circumstances. That's according to new research by Smith professor Russ Wermers and a coauthor. Previous academic studies of Say on Pay have found mixed results, with some concluding that the provision—part of the Dodd-Frank legislation and in effect since 2011—has had no effect. But

Apr 22, 2015

Apple is foregoing its customary blockbuster, in-store release of a new device with its Apple Watch. Smith marketing professor P.K. Kannan says the exclusive online rollout is more like the approach of a luxury goods maker. Kannan explains the strategies, and why it makes sense for Apple. Read more...


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