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Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs Honors Drexel’s Donna De Carolis with Iris Newman Award

The Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs honored Donna De Carolis, dean of Drexel University’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, with its Iris Newman Award. De Carolis received the award at AWE’s annual gala on Nov. 16 at the World Café Live. The Iris Newman award is presented annually to a woman who exhibits a trailblazing spirit, inspiring leadership and stalwart support for women in the entrepreneurial community.

LeBow College of Business student Roger Kfoury recently completed a co-op at Mars Drinks.

A Co-op Featuring Big Responsibilities at an Even Bigger Company

Roger Kfoury experienced the best of both worlds during his co-op at Mars Drinks: the work culture of a small family-owned company and the international brand recognition and opportunities. 
Stephen Mack, associate vice president of Procurement Services.

Q&A with Procurement's Stephen Mack

In every procurement job Stephen Mack has taken, he’s sought to bring the lesson learned at the start of his career to the world of higher education. At Drexel, Mack feels his ideas are finding a willing audience as he takes Procurement Services from a buying operation to one that shaves budget inefficiencies and even generates a little revenue.
Student musicians play during a recent live case-study of the School of Rock in a LeBow College of Business marketing course. Photo by Susan Rinaldi.

This Course Rocks: Teaching the Importance of Performance

For a course designed around performance and business, a visit from the School of Rock proved to be just the right tune for one LeBow marketing class.
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Q&A: Daniel Korschun on NFL Reputation Amid Cover-Up Allegations

Associate Professor Daniel Korschun discusses the business implications the NFL could be facing after an ESPN report  accused the league of a large-scale cover-up of a cheating scandal.
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Drexel and Michelin North American Partner in Connected Mobility Challenge

Drexel announced a new collaboration with Michelin North America to help find and develop new technologies that have the potential to impact people and their mobility, and change the transportation industry.

BBPP research staff, Illidio Mebulo, collecting a sample of primate tissue in the market for genetic analysis. Credit: Javier Rivas/BBPP

Where Commerce and Conservation Clash: Bushmeat Trade Grows with Economic Prosperity in 13-Year Study

The bushmeat market in the city of Malabo is bustling—more so today than it was nearly two decades ago, when Gail Hearn, PhD, began what is now one of the region’s longest continuously running studies of commercial hunting activity.  Hearn’s team has now published its comprehensive results of 13 years of daily monitoring bushmeat market activity.

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New Book Shares Business Lessons Learned From Market Basket Dispute

One year after the unprecedented protest that gained national attention and nearly shut down a $4 billion supermarket chain, a Drexel professor has co-authored a book about what happened at Market Basket, and why it is important.
H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, celebrated Philadelphia media entrepreneur, newspaper publisher and philanthropist, was named the 61st Business Leader of the Year by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

Gerry Lenfest Named Drexel’s Business Leader of the Year

Celebrated Philadelphia media entrepreneur, newspaper publisher and philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest was recently named the 61st Business Leader of the Year by the LeBow College of Business.
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Students Get a Taste of French Wine, Real-World Consulting

Consulting courses, a hallmark in Drexel's experiential learning, takes students out of the classroom for real-world experience. Last term, that meant holding a final presentation for a client in a chateau in France.
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The Collapse of the Russian Ruble: A Q&A with Marco Airaudo

Although the ruble’s freefall began to stabilize around the time of a press conference given by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the currency remains severely devalued. Marco Airaudo, PhD, a professor of economics, talks how this happened, what Russia can do, and what it means for the rest of the world.
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Amazon.com, Coming to a Shopping Mall Near You?

LeBow professor Rajneesh Suri says it may not happen here in Philadelphia just yet, but elsewhere in the country, big-name Internet retailers are starting to pop up in shopping malls as a way to get closer to the consumer.