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Groundswell of Support Sends Gonzaga Accounting Team to PWC National Finals

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A team of four Gonzaga University accounting students is thanking Zag Nation this Thanksgiving. An eleventh-hour burst of support from Gonzaga and its friends last week has powered the team to the finals of the prestigious PricewaterhouseCoopers National Accounting Case Competition in New York City in January.

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Entrepreneurs to Venture Capitalists: Don’t Be a Scrooge

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A recently published study of more than 550 decisions and responses from 144 experienced entrepreneurs reveals that “knowledge of explicit ethical or unethical behavior (by venture capitalists) profoundly shapes the entrepreneurs’ willingness to partner.”

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A Carry-on That Charges Your Smartphone (and More)

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Smart technology is in our homes, cars and phones. And soon, it will power our luggage, thanks in part to University at Buffalo engineering student Martin Diz. Diz, a doctoral candidate in UB’s aerospace engineering program, is co-founder and head of engineering for Bluesmart, a company that’s developing a carry-on that uses digital technology to solve some of the problems that frustrate many travelers.

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Black Friday – What Drives the Earlier Launch?

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Not All Entrepreneurs Are Corporate Rebels, Study Finds

In many cases, entrepreneurs aren’t corporate misfits, but just the opposite, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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Darden Dean Robert F. Bruner Named U.Va. Class of 2015 Graduation Speaker

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The University of Virginia yesterday announced that U.Va. Darden School of Business Dean Robert F. Bruner and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will address the graduating Class of 2015 during Finals Weekend, to be held 15–17 May.

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Employees of Small, Locally Owned Businesses Have More Company Loyalty, Baylor Study Finds

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Employees at small, locally owned businesses have the highest level of loyalty to their employers — and for rural workers, size and ownership of the company figure even more into their commitment than job satisfaction, a Baylor University study finds.

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Whitman School Retail Expert Explains How This Year's Holiday Shopping Season is Shaping Up

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Banking Culture Favors Dishonest Behavior, Study Finds

Bank employees are not more dishonest than employees in other industries. However, the business culture in the banking industry implicitly favors dishonest behavior, according to a new economic study.

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Fred Hutch Recruits D. Gary Gilliland as Its New President and Director

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a world leader in lifesaving research to prevent, detect and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other deadly diseases, announced today that it has named an internationally renowned expert in cancer genetics and precision medicine as its new president and director. D. Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., a physician-scientist with a background in academic medicine and the pharmaceutical industry, will take the helm as Fred Hutch’s new leader on Jan. 2.

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