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Monday, February 12, 2018

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Using Big Data: 3 Reasons It Fails and 4 Ways to Make It Work

Darden Professors Raj Venkatesan and Kim Whitler’s research shows what goes wrong when companies try to use big data and how to better make analytics work. Venkatesan presented these insights at the Leadership in the Face of New Technology conferen...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Obesity Drives U.S. Health Care Costs Up by 29 Percent, Varies by State

Recent research by John Cawley, professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell University, provides new insights on how individual states are affected by the health care costs of obesity.

– Cornell University

Gates, Chan Zuckerberg-Backed Fund Invests in UVA Darden Student’s Nonprofit Education Startup

A December investment of more than $100,000 from NewSchools Venture Fund — an organization funded by nonprofit heavy hitters such as The Walton Family Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative donor-advise...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


You Might Be Paying Too Much for Ads on Google, Bing

New research out of Binghamton University, State University of New York suggests that instead of just spending to get that top spot, advertisers should be considering other factors as well to ensure they are getting the best results from their sponso...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Journal of Business Research, Nov-2017

YETI CEO Matt Reintjes On Building Brands, Hiring Thinkers and Learning to Leave on a High Note

YETI CEO and Darden graduate Matt Reintjes discusses his prior employment and what makes YETI such a profitable and unique company.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Fostering Global Innovation in a Developing Economy: Lessons from India

Professor Rajkumar Venkatesan led a dialogue in Mumbai among the country’s leading government officials, business executives, serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and angel investors. During the most recent Global Innovators Roundtable, an ong...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

BizWire Announcements

DHS S&T Awards $5.6M to Improve Cybersecurity Research

DHS S&T awarded a total of $5,643,466 across seven organizations to develop new tools to arm researchers with the latest insight and an increased collection of cybersecurity incident data to understand and counter cyberattacks.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Marriott, Walmart Executives Tapped to Speak at UVA Darden Leadership Speaker Series

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome business leaders from the worlds of hospitality and e-commerce as part of the spring Leadership Speaker Series (LSS).

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

University of Redlands School of Business Awarded Accreditation for Its Programs

The University of Redlands, a premier private liberal arts and professional university in Southern California today announced the recognition of its graduate and undergraduate business programs by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Pr...

– University of Redlands

US Bank Supports Danforth Center’s Efforts to Strengthen Innovation Economy

A $20,000 grant in support of enhancing the St. Louis region as a world center for agtech, bioscience, and other industries that are defining the future of the region.

– Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Mayo Clinic e Inspire ponen en marcha serie “Expertos por experiencia” para explorar importancia de narraciones de pacientes

Mayo Clinic y la red social para la atención médica Inspire pusieron en marcha hoy “Expertos por experiencia”, nueva serie de artículos escritos por pacientes y personas encargadas de cuidarlos.

– Mayo Clinic





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