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Welcome to the Class of 2017
August 25, 2015

The BC MBA Class of 2017 is a diverse group boasting significant work experience and an international background. Learn more about the BC MBA Class of 2017»

RECENT NEWS

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Brian Harrington '89 Named Inaugural Entrepreneur-in-Residence

The Shea Center for Entrepreneurship welcomes former Zipcar EVP & CMO Brian Harrington '89 as inaugural entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR). As EIR, Brian will advise and mentor students interested in entrepreneurship as well as those interested in pursuing their own ventures. Read more in BC Chronicle.

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Professor Kane Examines Twitter: "#Loneliness felt as Twitter goes down"

Associate Professor Gerald Kane said that when Twitter went down on January 19 it was like ‘sort of losing a sense in some way’ for some users. A global disruption exposed some of the network’s 300 million users to feelings of loneliness when the site crashed, social media analysts say. Read the Boston Herald article.

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Boston College Alumni Beat Ivy League Graduates at Stock Picking

Read more about the analysis, conducted by SumZero, in Reuters.

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Professor Hagtvedt Finds a Link Between Luxury Brands and Charity Organizations

Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt is co-author of a study that found consumers are more likely to buy luxury brands that highlight partnerships with charity organizations at the point of sale. Read more in the Boston College Chronicle.

 

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Professor Kisgen Creates Fantasy Adventure Game Dragonwood

It started as something Associate Professor of Finance and Hillenbrand Faculty Fellow Darren Kisgen created to play with his kids. Now his fantasy adventure game Dragonwood has gone global and is winning awards. Associated Press.

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Q&A with Scholastic’s Top Marketer, a BC MBA alum

Get to know the CMO for Scholastic Reading Club and eCommerce, Dani Nadel, BC MBA ’93, previously the president of Publicis Modem in New York City. See the Q&A on Marketing Land.

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ConocoPhillips CEO Speaks at BC Club

At BC’s latest Chief Executives Club, ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance discussed volatility in the oil industry and the need to reinvest heavily to keep output flat. Read more on Bloomberg News.