MEI News

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    Business Students Sharpen Their Sales Skills

    Five students from a Sales and Customer Relations course taught by Visiting Faculty Lecturer Jeremy Ramsey participated in the recent Northeast Intercollegiate Sales Competition at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
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    Pro Tips: MLS Executive Shares Advice for Working in Sports Industry

    Adam Klionsky, director of communications for Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution, shared advice for breaking into the professional sports industry to more than 100 Manning School of Business students during a recent visit to Alumni Hall.
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    From D.C. to UML: Three Siblings Pursue Business Degrees

    Three members of the same extended family in Washington, D.C. — Tyson Minor, Ayinde Hikim and De’Andre Gore — are all pursuing degrees from the Manning School of Business, thanks in no small part to UMass Lowell’s DC-CAP Scholars Program.
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    Fulbright Award Takes Business Professor’s Research to Madrid

    Assoc. Prof. of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Michael Ciuchta received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to research the Spanish entrepreneurial ecosystem while teaching at a university in Madrid.
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    Twin Sisters Update Diversity Education Training for Peers

    Identical twin business majors, Angelina and Alexandra Kam, were given the responsibility of updating the university’s diversity peer education curriculum for students as part of their summer co-op jobs with the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
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    Entrepreneurs Bridge Disciplines, Cultures and Time Zones

    The Manning School of Business’ Global Entrepreneurship Exchange virtual summer workshop drew 530 students from 20 countries, culminating in a 13-team venture pitch competition.
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    Record MBA Class Includes a Notable Business Alum

    Among the record 479 students to receive MBAs from the Manning School of Business this spring was longtime UMass Lowell philanthropist Brian Rist ’77, who also received an honorary degree at Commencement from his alma mater.
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    Business Students Give Restaurants Something to Chew On

    Mill City Consulting, a student-run venture created last fall in the Internship in Entrepreneurship course, helped two Lowell restaurants as they continue to recover from the pandemic.
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    UML Students Mix Business with Entrepreneurship at Harvard

    A dozen Manning School of Business students shared their entrepreneurial ideas and networked with students from across the region at the Harvard Innovation Labs’ Cross-University Mixer.
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    UML’s Entrepreneurial Muscle Puts Squeeze on Digital Divide

    UMass Lowell’s Innovation Hub in Haverhill hosted the Digital Equity Challenge, where entrepreneurs and nonprofits pitched their ideas and projects for increasing digital access and literacy in Essex County.
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    Manning School Inducts Record Beta Gamma Sigma Class

    The Manning School of Business inducted a record 119 undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students into the Beta Gamma Sigma international business honor society.
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    Does the Pet You Own Influence What You Buy?

    People’s experiences with dogs and cats can influence their decisions as consumers, according to Asst. Prof. of Marketing Lei Jia’s recently published research in the Journal of Marketing.
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  • Four high school students in blazers hand out samples of the energy bar they are pitching to judges

    High Schoolers Get Entrepreneurial Entrée into UML

    Local college-minded high school students discovered how UMass Lowell supports entrepreneurship, innovation and creative problem-solving during recent campus events hosted by the Rist DifferenceMaker Institute.
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  • Elementary school students from Haverhill and Methuen enjoyed a morning filled with imagination and creativity at the iHub's Family Game Design Day

    Playing Games

    The Innovation Hub Haverhill hosted 21 students for its first Family Game Design day, teaching elementary-aged kids how to become budding game designers.