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2015 News Stories

November 10, 2015

Innovation Showcase Celebrates Discovery, Entrepreneurial Spirit

by Christina Moores | BrandeisNOW

The Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center’s first-ever gathering celebrated the efforts of creative and entrepreneurial participants in the SPROUT and SPARK incubator programs.

November 4, 2015

Pursuing Business Education Diplomacy

Dean Bruce Magid and Board Co-Chair Alan Hassenfeld advocate for business education diplomacy in Cuba

Kim Myers, MA '13

October 2, 2015

#WorldReadyWomen - Q&A with Kim Myers, MA '13

"When an opportunity presents itself, take it. The worst that will happen is that you make a mistake. But you will learn from that mistake and be stronger because of it."

Nisha Sheth, MA '00

September 29, 2015

#WorldReadyWomen - Q&A with Nisha Sheth, MA '00

"Be open to different experiences. Don't be shy about taking risks. When you're uncomfortable, that's when you grow the most."

Vera Bondarenko, MBA ;09

September 28, 2015

#WorldReadyWomen - Q&A with Vera Bondarenko, MBA '09

"My advice to women is to be assertive in your knowledge and skills. When others see you can deliver results, gender becomes irrelevant."

Nidhiya Menon in the Field

August 17, 2015

Pencil or Paycheck?

by Samantha Mocle

Professor Nidhiya Menon studies the role of child labor in developing countries.

Municipal Finance Conference 2015

August 14, 2015

Fourth Annual Municipal Finance Conference Focuses on Emerging Issues, Opportunities for Research

The conference brought together more than 100 academics, practitioners, regulators and issuers.

Longwood Medical Center (Courtesy The Real Reporter)

July 27, 2015

JLL/Brandeis: Healthcare Buys into Retail

by Joe Clements | The Real Reporter (subscription required, p.10)

A new JLL/Brandeis International Business School report studying healthcare reform’s impact on the Massachusetts real estate realm is discussed in The Real Reporter.

July 22, 2015

Five Ways Healthcare Reform Will Affect Healthcare Real Estate

News Release | JLL

Research from Brandeis International Business School and JLL finds Healthcare Reform will define the future of healthcare real estate.

Dan Bergstresser

July 17, 2015

Is Puerto Rico the Next Greece?

by Julian Cardillo '14 | BrandeisNOW

Professor Daniel Bergstresser weighs in on the latest debt crisis in Puerto Rico.

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Dean Bruce Magid

July 13, 2015

Op-ed: Unlocking the Full Potential of Our International Students

by Bruce Magid | Boston Business Journal (subscription required)

Dean Bruce Magid calls for an increase in number of H1B visas issued to international graduates looking to stay and work in the U.S.

From the Associated Press

July 10, 2015

Colleges in Cuba, US Build Ties as Diplomatic Tensions Ease

by Collin Binkley | AP

Dean Bruce Magid contributes to discussion on future of Cuba-U.S. school partnerships; notes a "gold rush mentality" to form new academic ties.

John Ballantine

June 23, 2015

Geopolitics of Oil Production and its Environmental and Economic Impact

by Julian Cardillo '14 | BrandeisNOW

Professor John Ballantine discusses the current oil marketplace.

June 22, 2015

Financial Times ranks MA program at Brandeis International Business School (IBS) among top 10 in the U.S. for 5th year in a row

by Samantha Mocle

Program noted for accomplishments in career goal fulfillment, international curriculum

June 22, 2015

The MiF can offer an edge over the CFA

by Rebecca Knight | The Financial Times

Brandeis IBS Professor Dan Bergstresser offers insight in FT article on benefits of a Masters in Finance degree as a career stepping-stone or alternative to the CFA.

Dean Magid and Eric Spiegel

June 16, 2015

Siemens Executive Eric Spiegel receives 2015 Perlmutter Award for Excellence in Global Business Leadership

Sustainability, energy efficiency highlighted by Spiegel as crucial growth areas for Boston and the nation

Eric A. Spiegel, president and CEO of Siemens USA, was honored with the 2015 Perlmutter Award for Global Business Leadership at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank on June 2.

May 21, 2015

Jens Hilscher and Michael McKay win Brandeis IBS Teaching Awards

by Jarret Bencks | BrandeisNOW

The full-time and adjunct awards were presented during commencement weekend.

May 18, 2015

Brandeis International Business School graduates encouraged to apply skills, make an impact around the world


by Samantha Rose Mocle



Brandeis International Business School (IBS) honored 244 graduates at the school’s 21st annual Diploma Ceremony on Sunday.

May 8, 2015

Former Batterymarch Financial CEO Tania Zouikin to speak at Brandeis International Business School (IBS) Commencement

Zouikin to be honored with Dean's Medal at Diploma Ceremony

The former CEO and Chairman of Batterymarch Financial Management will address the graduates of Brandeis IBS at its diploma ceremony on Sunday, May 17.

May 6, 2015

Field Projects provide 'practical, hands-on business experience'

BrandeisNOW

Students apply the skills and knowledge they’ve learned in the classroom to evaluate, analyze, and solve problems facing real companies.

Kevin Dupont, '16

May 5, 2015

Ten Countries in Ten Weeks

Brandeis student to embark on social media research trip around the world

Few people have the chance to travel the world in the course of a lifetime, but Kevin Dupont, ’16 will do so in one summer.

FT Biz Ed Photo

May 4, 2015

US Business Schools set their sights on Cuba

Jonathan Moules | Financial Times

Brandeis IBS Dean Magid encourages b-schools to seize opportunities to have "profound impact" on future of US-Cuba economic relations. Article includes video interview.

2015 Asper Awards

April 15, 2015

MassChallenge founders encourage global entrepreneurship at 2015 Asper Awards

'Entrepreneurship in Latin America' event highlights innovation centers abroad

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) honored MassChallenge co-founders John Harthorne and Akhil Nigam on April 2 with the 2015 Asper Award for Global Entrepreneurship.

Brandeis 3DS 2015

March 16, 2015

Innovation, Determination Empower Brandeis Students in Annual 3 Day Start-Up

by Dana Trismen '15

In just over 55 hours, teams of students at the Brandeis 3 Day Start-Up (3DS) had to come up with original business plans and prototypes to pitch in front of a panel of judges.

Elizabeth Renstrom for TIME

March 10, 2015

Why Finance Is Still a Problem

by Rana Foroohar | TIME

Professor Stephen Cecchetti's latest paper highlights "a worry that’s taking center stage amongst academics... the fact that finance has yet to be re-moored to the real economy."

Professor Stephen Cecchetti

March 2, 2015

Smothered by a Boom in Banking

Professor Stephen Cecchetti's latest work featured in The New York Times

"The paper builds on past research that found that overall productivity gains were dragged down in economies with rapidly growing financial industries."

February 24, 2015

Dean's Forum Spurs Rich, Compelling Debate

by Dana Trismen '15

Does capitalism have a future? This dynamic question narrated the Sixth Annual Dean’s Forum, held by the Adam Smith Society and the Perlmutter Institute for Global Business in the format of a lively debate.

February 11, 2015

Massachusetts a model for partnership with Israel

By Bruce Magid and Orna Berry | The Jerusalem Post

Brandeis IBS Dean Bruce Magid and Orna Berry, Corporate Vice President for EMC, discuss the importance of the Massachusetts-Israel partnership.

2015 Global Gala Performances

February 6, 2015

Second Annual Global Gala Celebrates Unity Through Diversity

by Dana Trismen '15

This year's Global Gala brought an abundance of dance, song, and laughter to the Brandeis International Business School (IBS) community.

January 12, 2015

New Study: Seven Cities Poised for Significant Growth in Technology and Life Sciences

Collaboration between T3 Advisors and Brandeis International Business School identifies international locations showing great promise in shifting global economy

T3 Advisors, a global corporate real estate services and consulting firm, and Brandeis International Business School announced the results of the first of its kind joint Global Technology Emerging Markets study.