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Pittsburgh Business Times, 4/18/2014
Mawhinney hopes entrepreneurship will benefit entire university, region
Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship, says he wants entrepreneurship to serve all of Carnegie Mellon and the Pittsburgh region. He says the best advice he has for would-be entrepreneurs is to network. URL for this article:

Washington Post, 4/15/2014
Routledge: Online restaurant reviews reflect writer's character
Online restaurant reviews can reveal a surprising amount about the people writing them, according to research coauthored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. For example, diners reviewing expensive restaurants use bigger words and depict themselves as connoisseurs. URL for this article:

Pittsburgh Business Times, 4/14/2014
Tayur, Kedia give $1 million for new Tepper Quadrangle
Carnegie Mellon University will get $1 million from a couple to help build the new Tepper School of Business. The gift will come from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA '94, and her husband, Sridhar Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Chair and professor of operations management. URL for this article:

Psychology Today, 4/7/2014
Teams solve complex problems faster with more women, Woolley's research suggests
Research by Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior & theory, suggests that the number of women on a team drastically increases its ability to solve complex problems. URL for this Article:

NPR, 4/7/2014
Spatt discusses high-frequency training on "All Things Considered"
Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” program to discuss high frequency trading. The controversial practice has received renewed attention with the publication of Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys." URL for this item (includes audio and transcript):

Our Region's Business, 4/6/2014
Michael Trick appears on "Our Region's Business"
The August 6th installment of "Our Region’s Business" features a segment with Michael Trick, senior associate dean for education and the Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research. The segment features a discussion on the field of operations research and how it plays a successful role in the sports-scheduling arena. URL for this program:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4/1/2014
Apt: Pennsylvania must quickly adapt to changes in power generation
Whether the economic boost of power generation continues to benefit Pennsylvania depends on several factors, according to Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Apt says Pennsylvania must be nimble in responding to the rapid changes in electric power generation that are sweeping the country. URL for this article:

Men's Health, 3/26/2014
Galak: TV binge watching can resemble addiction
People who binge watch TV can show addict-like tendencies, according to Jeff Galak, assistant professor of marketing. Galak says viewers can feel elated as soon as they start the next episode, but also feel disgusted when it's over and they realize how much time they wasted. URL for this article:

Star-Tribune, 3/21/2014
Goodfriend: Minneapolis Fed president has been pushing for unemployment target 'for a while'
The head of the Federal Reserve in Minneapolis is calling for a goal to reach at least a 5.5 percent unemployment rate. Narayana Kocherlakota has been arguing that point "for a while," commented Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professor; Professor of Economics. URL for this article:

Bloomberg, 3/11/2014
Spatt: Reforms in repo market may increase participation
Any reforms that help mitigate the remaining risks in the repurchase agreement market may ultimately increase participation, according to Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. URL for this article:


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