Mendoza School of Business


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    April 16, 2019
    2019 McCloskey new venture competition results

    17 area teams were awarded more than $350,000 in cash and in-kind prizes at the 2019 McCloskey New Venture Competition on Friday, April 12. Resonado and Vital View Technologies split the $50,000 McCloskey Grand Prize, which is awarded to teams founded by Notre Dame students or alumni.

    Nick Swisher

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    April 9, 2019
    Mendoza student named IDEA Week Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Mendoza student Mitchell Kokko (BBA '19), a six-time entrepreneur and an associate on the Pit Road Fund at the IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame, won Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

    Nick Swisher

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    April 7, 2019
    Notre Dame Undergrad Team takes second place at the Rice Business Plan Competition

    Resonado, which aims to redefine the shape of sound with its patented Flat Core Speaker Technology, won the $300,000 GOOSE Society Investment Prize and the $125,000 Finger Interests, Anderson Family Fund, Greg Novak and Tracy Druce Second-Place Investment Prize. The 19-year-old Rice Business Plan Competition, with 42 teams from around the globe and $2.9 million in cash and prizes, is the largest and richest in the world.

    Nick Swisher

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    April 3, 2019
    New minor emphasizes interdisciplinary aspect of real estate

    The Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate recently launched an interdisciplinary minor in real estate, which is open to all undergraduate students. “The minor is 15 credits, with an introductory course, three electives of three credits each in a variety of different areas … and the last three credits of the minor are these industry engaging colloquia,” Eugenio Acosta, program director of the Institute for Real Estate, said.

    The Observer

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    March 24, 2019
    Poets & Quants list of best and brightest business majors Of 2019

    Niko Stjepan Martinovic (FIN '19) and Emma Wernecke (ITM '19) were named to Poets & Quants list of the best and brightest undergraduate business majors in the class of 2019.

    Poets & Quants

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    March 1, 2019
    Mendoza launches new digital marketing minor for non-business students

    “The introduction of new and innovative digital technologies has fundamentally changed customer decision journeys and behaviors,” said Shankar Ganesan, the John Cardinal O'Hara, C.S.C., Professor of Business and chair of the Marketing Department. “The digital marketing minor provides the skills necessary to acquire, retain and engage with customers in this dynamic marketplace."

    Carol Elliott

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    January 31, 2019
    RESONADO: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

    “It's time to introduce innovation to the sound industry to the point that the next generation will hardly know what a cone-shaped speaker is.”

    Idea Center, Nick Swisher

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    January 24, 2019
    Undergraduate design student co-founds startup offering original, personalized songs

    While many students stress about homework and exams, junior Nicholas Lampson juggles a college workload and running a startup. Though running a business isn’t easy, especially while balancing their studies, Lampson and his co-founder, junior Ralph Moran, are able to find useful connections from their classes.

    Hailey Oppenlander

  • January 14, 2019
    Indiana Business Colleges Among ‘Best Values’

    Mendoza College of Business ranked #6 on Value Colleges Top 50 Best Value Undergraduate Business Schools for 2019.

    Inside Indiana Business

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    January 7, 2019
    Mendoza #6 in the list of top 50 Best Value Undergrad Business Schools for 2019

    Mendoza was ranked number six on Value College's list of The Top 50 Best Value Undergrad Business Schools for 2019.

    Value Colleges