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Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin

Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin

Melissa Jackson

There’s more to blockchain technology than Bitcoin.

A new MBA competition hosted by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business will focus on innovative business uses for blockchain, the distributed database technology that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Teams from seven business schools will share their ideas and compete for $10,000 in prize money during the Notre Dame MBA Technology Innovation Challenge from 1 to 5 p.m. April 20 (Friday) in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium. The event, sponsored by Thomson Reuters, is open to the public.

 Mendoza marketing professor wins research award

Mendoza marketing professor wins research award

Carol Elliott

Shankar Ganesan, professor and chair of the Marketing Department, won the prestigious Louis W. Stern Award, which recognizes an outstanding article published in a refereed journal that has made a significant contribution to the literature on marketing and channels of distribution.

Notre Dame MBA wins first place in Illinois competition

Notre Dame MBA wins first place in Illinois competition

Carol Elliott

A team of University of Notre Dame MBA students took first place in the 2018 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition, besting 15 other business schools. The event, now in its 10th year, took place Feb. 8-10 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Notre Dame MBA at 50: A look at the program's evolution

Notre Dame MBA at 50: A look at the program's evolution

Angela Sienko

MBA Turns 50

It’s been 50 years since Notre Dame launched its MBA program, and in that time, the class size has almost tripled, increasing from 50 in 1967 to 131 in 2017. And when the inaugural MBA class arrived on campus, it was comprised entirely of men, whereas today, nearly 30 percent of the classes are comprised of women.* …

Top Army HR Officer to talk at Notre Dame

Carol Elliott

U.S. Army Major General Seamands will present a talk on “Leadership Principles: How to be Successful Every Day” at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business 6:15-7:30 p.m., April 19, in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium.

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The event is free and open to the public.

Notre Dame team takes national championship in VC competition

Notre Dame team takes national championship in VC competition

Carol Elliott

A team of University of Notre Dame undergraduate students won first place in the 2017 Undergraduate Venture Capital Investing Competition (VCIC), a highly regarded annual event hosted by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

The five students — a combination of finance and economics majors who ranged from sophomore to senior — bested six teams during the final round of competition on March 25. Jackson Jhin, Lavinia Li, Daniel Ko, Tyler Christian and Carlos Covarrubias Serrano traveled to UNC’s Chapel Hill campus for the final event.…