Press Entrepreneurship

Chintan Vaishnav appointed director of India’s Atal Innovation Mission

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Chintan Vaishnav was appointed to serve as mission director of India’s Atal Innovation Mission. The Mission is India’s initiative to create and promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Apr 5, 2021
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Press Education

Gamification techniques to improve online teaching and learning

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A new study led by MIT Sloan Prof. Andrew W. Lo finds that borrowing ideas and tools from the gaming community can improve online teaching techniques and improve learning outcomes for students.

Apr 2, 2021
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Press Analytics

Show Me the Data: 15th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

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This year’s virtual Conference will host panels, presentations, competitions, workshops, and exhibitions that showcase the role of data analytics in the global sports industry.

Mar 29, 2021
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Press Strategy

Silence during negotiations leads to better results for both parties

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Extended silence during negotiations leads to better outcomes for both parties, according to new research led by Prof. Jared R. Curhan.

Mar 25, 2021
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Press Social Media

What can be done to reduce the spread of fake news?

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Simple interventions to reduce the spread of misinformation can shift peoples’ attention toward accuracy.

Mar 17, 2021
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Press Behavioral Science

Study shows credit cards act to “step on the gas” to increase spending

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Research shows that people tend to spend more when using credit cards compared to cash. However, it is unclear whether credit cards act to “release the brakes” on spending or instead “step on the gas.

Mar 11, 2021
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Growing importance of academia in accelerating biomedical innovation

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MIT researchers have developed a methodology for systematically tracking the outcomes of academic licensing transactions as a means of increasing funding to bridging the “valley of death.”

Mar 11, 2021
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Press

Hispanic Business Club launches scholarship for Latinx MBA applicants

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In partnership with Target Test Prep, Applicant Lab, and IvyAdvisors, the student club is offering pre-MBA micro-scholarships to applicants who are impacted by the cost of applying.

Mar 8, 2021
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Press Economy

No tradeoff between lives and livelihoods in the COVID-19 pandemic

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Two studies by Prof. Hazhir Rahmandad, Prof. John Sterman, and PhD student Tse Yang Lim find that this apparent tradeoff is a false one.

Feb 23, 2021
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Press Sustainability

MIT LGO announces new industry partnership with Rivian

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Rivian—an independent, American electric vehicle maker and automotive technology company focused on sustainable transportation—is the newest member of LGO's industry partnerships.

Feb 22, 2021
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