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Attracting latina students to STEM careers, one role model at a time
Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015
Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
With her daughter in tow, the author graduates from MIT in 2003. Cadena earned two more degrees from MIT: an MBA from the Sloan School of Management and a masters in mechanical engineering. Read more
Why the Internet did not kill RadioShack
Published: Wed, 01 Apr 2015
Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
Andrey Malenko is the Jon D. Gruber Career Development Assistant Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Read more
In-hospital care saves money -- and lives
Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015
Outlet: The Boston Globe (Opinion Piece)
Joseph Doyle is a professor of management at MIT's Sloan School. John Graves is assistant professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Jonathan Gruber is professor of economics at MIT and the director of the NBER Health Care Program. Read more
What MIT is learning about online courses and working from home
Published: Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Outlet: Harvard Business Review
But as Peter Hirst, director of the executive education program at the MIT Sloan School of management, told me, there's still something special about face-to-face interaction. "The richest experience [is still] being able to get together in person, face to face. There's millions of years of evolution behind that." Read more
MassChallenge among top 20 accelerator programs in MIT study
Published: Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Outlet: Boston Business Journal
The accelerator program was ranked No. 12 in the the Seed Accelerator Ranking Project, compiled by three researchers at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Read more
Entrepreneurs use business school tool to buy companies globally
Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015
Outlet: The Financial Times
Marc Bartomeus, an MBA graduate from MIT Sloan, returned to his native Spain to set up one of Europe's first homegrown search funds. "I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur, and I had thought of doing an MBA as a break that would enable me to think about my next move," he says. Read more
'I was from Telangana, I didn't know English and was a reservation candidate at college.' How Venkat Maroju became leader of a global social enterprise
Published: Sat, 28 Mar 2015
Outlet: Social Story
In 1994,Venkat started his career in the automotive industry and quickly joined the management sector. While working as a Divisional Information Officer for Global Automotive Division at Bose Corporation,his company sponsored him to do an MBA degree from the MIT Sloan Fellows Program. Read more
How a technology-push process led to the reboot of Google Glass
Published: Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Outlet: Wired Magazine (Opinion Piece)
Elaine Chen is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management...Google Glass exploded into the tech scene in 2012 with the pomp and circumstance of an Apple product unveiling. Read more
Why Apple's ResearchKit signals a Golden Age for health care
Published: Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
Zen Chu is a Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and runs Accelerated Medical Ventures, partnering with physicians in Boston and China to found and fund digital health companies. Read more
MIT students show world what WeChat can do
Published: Fri, 27 Mar 2015
Outlet: China Daily
Three students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management won a global business competition hosted by one of China's top business schools in partnership with Tencent's mobile networking platform WeChat in Shanghai on Sunday. Read more
The brain in the supermarket: Simple 'index strategy' helps consumers make choices
Published: Thu, 26 Mar 2015
Outlet: Phys.org
"The advantage of making a slightly better decision wouldn't be worth it," says John Hauser, the Kirin Professor of Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a co-author of the new study. Read more
MIT's Climate CoLab puts big money up for big climate concepts
Published: Wed, 25 Mar 2015
Outlet: Triple Pundit
"As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world—connected by the Internet—can work together to solve complex problems in very new ways," said MIT Sloan professor Thomas Malone, director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and principal investigator for the Climate CoLab project. Read more
Ein Mittel gegen Währungsmanipulationen
Published: Tue, 24 Mar 2015
Outlet: Capital (Germany) (Opinion Piece)
Simon Johnson ist Professor an der Sloan School of Management des MIT und Mitverfasser von White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You. Read more
Currency manipulation by countries must end
Published: Tue, 24 Mar 2015
Outlet: The Gulf Times (Qatar) (Opinion Piece)
Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and the co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, And Why It Matters To You. Read more
Despite flurry of tragedies, air crashes are rare
Published: Tue, 24 Mar 2015
Outlet: USA Today
In more developed countries such as the U.S., Spain and Germany, the risk calculation is one death per 23.9 million passengers carried, according to a report by Arnold Barnett, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology statistics professor who assessed the period from Jan. 1, 2008, to July 25, 2014. Read more
'Suits and geeks:' A local matchup for startups
Published: Mon, 23 Mar 2015
Outlet: The Boston Globe's BetaBoston
Paul English is the founder of three companies—including Kayak.com—a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, and the brains behind Blade, which helps technology startups get off the ground. Read more
Million-dollar suitcase: Interview with Brian Chen of Bluesmart
Published: Mon, 23 Mar 2015
Outlet: Under 30 CEO
Before joining Bluesmart, Brian served as the director of business operations for Daily Secret, a digital media brand, and he also worked with entrepreneurial nonprofit Endeavor and as a portfolio management analyst for Hall Capital Partners. Brian is currently pursuing an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management. Read more
Bitcoin: MBA entrepreneurs exploit tech behind cryptocurrencies
Published: Sun, 22 Mar 2015
Outlet: Business Because
"The underlying blockchain technology has the potential to impact the global economy on the scale of the internet," says Dan Elitzer, an MBA student at MIT Sloan who worked at Circle, a leading bitcoin start-up in the US. Read more
Collaboration, from the Wright Brothers to Robots
Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2015
Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
Michael Schrage, a research fellow at MIT Sloan School's Center for Digital Business, is the author of the books Serious Play (HBR Press), Who Do You Want Your Customers to Become? (HBR Press) and The Innovator's Hypothesis (MIT Press). Read more
Thomas A. Kochan: Teachers unions, districts find a better way
Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2015
Outlet: Wisconsin State Journal (Opinion Piece)
Thomas A. Kochan is a professor in the MIT Sloan School of Management...This poetic statement lamenting the lack of a powerful response to attacks on specific groups and individuals comes to mind as I watch with sadness attacks on workers and their unions in my native Wisconsin. Read more
Success, introversion, and taking naps: What I learned from Brian Halligan
Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2015
Outlet: Business 2 Community
Brian Halligan. He's the CEO and co-founder of HubSpot, teaches a class at MIT Sloan, and is the author of several books. He's done countless interviews with the New York Times, Forbes, Inc.com, and more. And I had the privilege of meeting him last week in Naples. Read more
Why it's vital that you google yourself before you apply for a job
Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2015
Outlet: Next Avenue (Opinion Piece)
Susan P. Joyce is editor and chief writer at Job-hunt.org and chief blogger at Workcoachcafe.com, websites devoted to helping job seekers find employment. She is also a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Read more
Guest viewpoint: From China to America
Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2015
Outlet: Ithaca Journal
In 2007, Enying embarked on a Ph.D. program in the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. There, her research refocused on industrial relations and conditions, and she wrote her Ph.D. thesis on labor standards in China. Read more
MIT says cancer drug costs have outpaced quality increases
Published: Wed, 18 Mar 2015
Outlet: Boston Business Journal
"I think the value of good health has really increased enormously over the last few decades," says Ernst Berndt, the Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and co-author of a new paper detailing the study's findings. Read more
MIT's Madnick, Coden on 'I-C-Cube' cyber security group
Published: Wed, 18 Mar 2015
Outlet: Bloomberg Radio (Audio)
MIT Sloan Professor Stuart Madnick joins 'Bloomberg Advantage' on Bloomberg Radio to detail MIT's new ventures into cyber security. Read more
How branding 101 can make leaders more mindful of diversity
Published: Wed, 18 Mar 2015
Outlet: The Conversation (Opinion Piece)
Renée Richardson Gosline is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management...A few years ago, I overheard two of my MBA students talking after class about their "personal brands." Read more
Meet the coolest college startups of 2015
Published: Tue, 17 Mar 2015
Outlet: Inc. Magazine
Foxtrot, which was founded by two brothers from MIT and Tufts University, is currently halfway through its seed round of $500,000, with angel investors such as the founder of Google Shopping Express. The company also landed first place at the 2013 MIT 100k Pitch Competition. Read more

MIT Sloan alumnus Carly Fiorina, SF '89, former chairman, president, and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, has changed traditional assumptions about high-tech leadership.