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    Meeting of the Minds: Business Students Network at IDEA Con

    More than 20 Manning School of Business students and faculty members attended IDEA Con 2023, an innovation conference at Boston University where senior Jeurys Santiago spoke about his networking and marketing venture Minds With Purpose.
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    Great Debate: Business Professors Spar over Cryptocurrency

    Assoc. Prof. of Finance William Johnson debated Prof. Emeritus Jack Wilson on the pros and cons of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology during an event hosted by the Global Entrepreneurship Exchange program and the Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship.
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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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    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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    Budding Entrepreneurs Gain Global Business Skills

    A total of 120 students from 14 countries learned about entrepreneurial concepts and worked in teams to build global venture plans during the Global Entrepreneurship Exchange program’s free, virtual summer workshop.
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    GE2 Hosts Professional Development Workshop

    The Global Entrepreneurship Exchange program, in partnership with the Indo Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education, held a five-week virtual professional development workshop for faculty and students from India and Cambodia.
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    Here’s How 640 Entrepreneurs Respond to a Pandemic

    More than 640 students and faculty from 23 countries participated in the Manning School of Business’ Global Entrepreneurship Exchange program, which pivoted to a one-week virtual session this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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    Students Learn About More than Entrepreneurship in India

    On an intensive, two-week study abroad trip to India, 13 undergraduate and graduate students learned about global entrepreneurship and innovation with the Manning School of Business’ Global Entrepreneurship Exchange program.
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    River Hawks Spread Their Wings Abroad this Summer

    There are 150 UML students studying abroad in 20 different countries this summer, as the International Experiences & Study Abroad office continues to provide new ways for students to become globally engaged while gaining valuable career skills.
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    Steven Koltai Advocates Peace through Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneur and former State Department adviser Steven Koltai is on a mission: building peace through entrepreneurship. He says economic desperation is the primary cause of conflict — and encouraging job creation through entrepreneurship should be the focus of foreign policy.
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    Global Entrepreneurship Course Spawns Act of Charity

    Manning School’s Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation summer session grows to 122 students from eight countries, including 49 from Myanmar who make $1,470 donation to local Burmese community center.
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    Budding Entrepreneurs Gain Global Perspective in India

    This winter, 60 students from the United States, India, China, Japan and Thailand came together in Hubli, India, for the university’s semi-annual Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation course.