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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.

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.

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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'


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.

Dean Magid at Brazil Symposium

November 19, 2014

Brandeis International Business School Announces New Partnership with Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa in Brazil

Agreement Builds on Momentum of School's Latin America and Brazil Initiatives

Brandeis IBS has signed an innovative new partnership with Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (Insper) in São Paulo, Brazil that will allow students to study at Brandeis IBS and earn degrees from both institutions.

Alan Hassenfeld: Chairman, Executive Committee, Hasbro Inc; Co-Chair, Brandeis IBS Board of Overseers; and founding donor of the new Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center

November 7, 2014

Spurring Innovation Through Research

Brandeis International Business School Announces Creation of Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) announced it has received a $2.5 million gift to establish the Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center, which will build upon the university’s reputation as one of the nation’s leading research institutions by supporting faculty research while catalyzing innovation on campus.

November 3, 2014

Learning in the Field: The Impact of the Justice Brandeis Semester

by Theresa Gaffney, '16

The Justice Brandeis Semester (JBS) gives students the opportunity to explore specific fields through accelerated academic coursework and real-world field projects.

Andy Molinsky - Photo by Andrea Fischman

October 10, 2014

Professor Andy Molinsky inspires students to reach outside their comfort zone

by Dana Trismen '15

In Molinsky’s “Global Dexterity” course, students apply lessons from his book of the same name to their personal behaviors and concerns, learning ways to adapt to professional settings in foreign cultures and countries.

October 8, 2014

Brandeis International Business School Named Among Top Business Schools by Princeton Review, Economist, Financial Engineer

The school's MBA program has consistently been ranked by The Princeton Review and The Economist.

September 18, 2014

Business Schools: You Can't Afford to Ignore Latin America Anymore

by Bruce Magid | Bloomberg Businessweek

Brandeis IBS Dean Bruce Magid encourages partnerships with business schools in the U.S. and Latin America to increase cultural and social fluency of graduates.

Governor Patrick and Dean Bruce Magid

September 10, 2014

Brandeis IBS Dean Bruce Magid to Join Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Economic Mission to Europe

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) Dean Bruce Magid will be joining Governor Deval Patrick and a delegation of business leaders from Massachusetts on his economic mission to Europe next week.

Catherine Mann

September 4, 2014

Appointment of Catherine L. Mann as Chief Economist for the OECD

Brandeis International Business School Professor Catherine L. Mann appointed as new Chief Economist for Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.

Xin Wang

June 3, 2014

Brandeis IBS Professor Xin Wang shares wedding registry research

by Jaclyn Reiss | The Boston Globe


May 18, 2014

Brandeis International Business School 2014 Diploma Ceremony illuminates the guiding principles of business

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) honored students from 47 countries in its four degree programs as friends, family, faculty and staff gathered in Levin Ballroom to celebrate the 197 graduates of the Class of 2014.

May 8, 2014

Re-made in the U.S.

By Professor Catherine Mann | Bloomberg Views

Circumnavigators Club Foundation Scholar Madeline List

April 30, 2014

Brandeis student to embark on worldwide research trip

Circumnavigators Club Foundation funds 10-week trek across the globe to study people with disabilities

April 15, 2014

Brandeis International Business School announces two new faculty members that enhance its Latin American Initiative and strengthen its operations curriculum

Brandeis IBS recently announced the appointment of two new faculty members: Aldo Musacchio and Anita Tucker.

2014 Asper Awards

April 7, 2014

Hessan encourages global perspective, collaboration

Asper Award recognizes entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking

Dean Magid and Professor Bergstresser

April 3, 2014

Creating a Legacy from Industry to Academics: Shaping the Next Generation of World Ready Leaders

Reflections from the Fifth Annual Dean’s Forum, held March 28, 2014

March 31, 2014

Why Russia Won't Tank the U.S. Treasury Market

By: Catherine Mann

March 25, 2014

A Challenge of Combinations

By Dana Trismen ’15

The Bunson Impact Investing Challenge challenged students to propose the most financially profitable—and socially sustainable—business start-up.

March 3, 2014

Will Bitcoin's Libertarians Pay for Private Deposit Insurance?

Catherine Mann talks to BusinessWeek

February 27, 2014

Businesses Not Bothered by Bitcoin Backlash

Prof. Catherine Mann talks to Boston Magazine

February 19, 2014

BrandeisIBS to enroll Colombian finance students through partnership with Colombian University EAFIT

Wicked Local Waltham

Brandeis recently announced that it has formalized a partnership with a Colombian university that will allow its finance students to study at Brandeis IBS.

February 18, 2014

Seven things you should know about Eric Nierenberg

Brandeis IBS Adjunct Professor and head of hedge funds and low-volatility strategies for the state pension fund

February 13, 2014

Brandeis IBS honors State Street CEO Jay Hooley for Excellence in Global Business Leadership

Jay Hooley, State Street CEO, received an award for global business leadership from Brandeis IBS.

February 11, 2014

Brandeis International Business School team wins Boston Final of CFA Institute’s Research Challenge

Earns spot in Americas competition for second year-in-a-row

February 11, 2014

Brandeis takes first place in NABE Crisis Game

By: Adam Rabinowitz, '14

final nabe

February 3, 2014

Game On

Adam Rabinowitz '14 and Dana Trismen '15

Brandeis IBS talked with Anna Gramer MA ’14 and Alok Mistry MA ’14 about the second annual NABE Crisis Game.

January 28, 2014

Brandeis IBS celebrates its global diversity at unique, first annual Global Gala

Adam Rabinowitz

Brandeis IBS prides itself on its global reach, its ability to unite diverse communities in a unique Olympic Village.

John Ballantine

January 24, 2014

Brandeis IBS professor John Ballantine Jr. gives expert opinion on US debt crisis

Published in Wallet Hub's 'Ask the Experts'

January 6, 2014

The Doctor Of Real Estate

By Jim Cronin | Banker & Tradesman

December 24, 2013

Brandeis IBS prepares to ring in New Year with Spring 2014 Open House

By Adam Rabinowitz ’14

Brandeis IBS announced its Spring Open House will be held on February 1, 2014 from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. in Lemberg Academic Center.


December 9, 2013

The Financial Times discusses the growing impact of global dexterity with Andy Molinsky

Global dexterity is an increasingly valuable skill in a cross-cultural corporate world.

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December 4, 2013

Innovative Investing

By Tate Herbert '15 and Adam Rabinowitz '14

November 26, 2013

The Art - and Science - Of Being a 'Global Citizen'

Impact, Global Affairs Council

In Global Dexterity, Andy Molinsky helps readers understand why success in business requires knowledge of other cultures and how they differ from our own.

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November 14, 2013

Prof. Catherine Mann speaks with CNBC on Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing

Yellen's confirmation hearing and QE's impact on stocks are hot topics of discussion

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November 13, 2013

NBC News features Prof. William Ellet's thoughts on writing's place in business education

Business schools should focus on writing instruction

Warren Leon

November 6, 2013

Professor's nonprofit receives $1.5 million award from Dept of Energy

CESA Executive Director Warren Leon will oversee efforts to reduce solar costs in 5 NE states

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November 4, 2013

The Best in the Business

By Adam Rabinowitz '14

Professor Molinsky about American Small Talk

October 29, 2013 discusses Prof. Andy Molinsky's research in context of the evolution of rock stars

"Global dexterity" as applied to the band Arcade Fire

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October 28, 2013

From Israel to Brandeis IBS

By Henry Loughlin '14

Steve Cohen

September 12, 2013

The Dear Abby of business

Adjunct Professor Steve Cohen's "The Practical Negotiator" draws from 20+ years as a consultant and advice columnist


July 24, 2013

IBSSA President gets down to business

By Tate Herbert '15

Dean Bruce Magid at Brandeis IBS

March 19, 2013

Crafting the ‘Vene-Cuban’ Relationship

Brandeis IBS Dean leads discussion on future of Cuban economy

Professor Molinsky about American Small Talk

March 4, 2013

Associate professor Andy Molinsky shoots the breeze about small talk across cultures

The Big Challenge of American Small Talk: Brandeis IBS' Andy Molinsky discusses his new book Global Dexterity: How to Adapt Your Behavior across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process.

GMIC Club at Brandeis IBS

February 19, 2013

Business team wins investment challenge

Brandeis faced off against BU, MIT, Northeastern

Alfonso Canella

November 30, 2012

New partnerships established in Mexico

By Ema Kaminskaya MA ’14

NABE meeting Soros

October 23, 2012

Brandeis’ NABE chapter sets national records, meets George Soros

Brandeis IBS' NABE Chapter met with George Soros (fourth from left), chairman of Soros Fund Management

Peter Petri, Brandeis IBS Faculty

October 1, 2012

Japan's territorial dispute with China

Brandeis IBS' Peter Petri on Bloomberg TV

Zenobia - 40 under 40

September 18, 2012

Brandeis IBS alum honored in BBJ's 40 under 40

Boston Business Journal

John Ballantine Brandeis IBS faculty

July 27, 2012

Brandeis IBS professor John Ballantine discusses the job market

Published in the Financial Times

Catherine Mann, Brandeis IBS faculty

July 22, 2012

Disciplined borrowing needed to fix European crisis

Featured in the Boston Globe

Ben Gomess-Casseres

June 29, 2012

The HP Oracle Partnership

Published in Harvard Business Review by Ben Gomes-Casseres

Dan Bergstresser

May 3, 2012

Brandeis IBS professor Dan Bergstresser featured in Bloomberg

Article: The Worst Deal in Mutual Funds Faces a Reckoning

Brandeis IBS Professor Raphael Schoenle

April 12, 2012

Brandeis IBS' Raphael Schoenle's paper on price flexibility

Features on The Economist's Blog

Can Erbil

March 30, 2012

Brandeis IBS' Can Erbil discusses emerging marketing

Featured in the Boston Globe

Melissa Branzburg

March 20, 2012

Brandeis IBS alum discusses the importance of cloud computing

Featured in Boston Business Journal (BBJ)

Catherine Mann

March 7, 2012

Brandeis IBS' Catherine Mann discusses the tech job market

Featured in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ)

Andy Molinsky

February 9, 2012

Brandeis IBS' Andy Molinsky discusses modesty and promotions in China

Featured in the Harvard Business Review (HBR)

Andy Molinsky

January 17, 2012

Brandeis IBS' Andy Molinsky discusses networking across cultures

Featured in Harvard Business Review (HBR)