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Chicago Tribune

Northwestern University startup a finalist in cancer treatments competition – 03/04/14
Orpheden Therapeutics, a NW backed student startup, is among 10 finalists in the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge, a competition aimed at mining previously unused medical patents. The team is comprised of six students from Northwestern School of Law, Feinberg School of Medicine and Kellogg. The CEO of the startup is John Kuelper, who is both a student in the law school and at Kellogg.

The Guardian

One thing Spain can teach us: how not to spread the wealth in your country – 03/04/14
Op-ed by Professor Therese McGuire on Spain’s revenue collection and wealth distribution system.

Associated Press

Ellen's Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment – 03/03/14
Professor Tim Calkins discusses the example of product placement from Samsung in the most tweeted picture from the Oscars: Ellen DeGeneres’ celeb-filled selfie. BusinessWeek also covered the story, along with more than 400 media outlets nationwide. A full excel chart noting the coverage is available upon request.

Crain’s Chicago Business

NU's 'Purple Pricing' profs take concept to market – 03/03/14
Article covers Professors Sandeep Baliga and Jeffrey Ely’s method of Purple–Pricing for tickets, which is a modified Dutch auction pricing system. Professors Ely and Baliga are in talks with other schools about using their “Ticker” product to sell seats. The article mentions Fast Company’s article that named the NU athletic department to its list of the 10 most innovative companies in sports in 2014.

Ledarna

Social status DETERMINE how individuals approach Opportunity in job threat – 03/03/14
Mentions Professor Edward (Ned) Smith’s research revealing job threat forces people to use their network in a different way.

Chicago Magazine

100 Most Powerful Chicagoans 2014 – 03/01/14
Dean Sally Blount ranks 59th on Chicago Magazine's Power 100 list.

CNBC

The mystery of Google's 'other revenue' – 03/01/14
Professor Mohanbir Sawhney is mentioned in an article about Google’s revenue and how it has a “dangerously undiversified revenue base” in ad sales.

Fortune

Fortune investigates: A new beer called Fortune – 02/28/14
In early February, brewing giant MillerCoors launched a new brand with a name Miller Fortune. The article quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who states the name is catchy and has many meanings.

MSNBC

Women in power leads to economic growth, research shows – 02/27/14
Article covers how diverse countries prove to grow a woman’s leadership. Professor Nicholas Pearce discusses in article that, “The idea is that any leader in such a situation should perhaps be more intentional about leading inclusively and collaboratively. It just so happens that these characteristics tend to be embodied in or associated with female leadership styles.”

Crain’s Chicago Business

Defending the Donald: Why I’m with Trump on his Towering Sign – 02/26/14
Reports on Donald Trump’s new sign in Chicago and quotes Professor Tim Calkins.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Defending the Donald: Why I’m with Trump on his Towering Sign – 02/26/14
Reports on Donald Trump’s new sign in Chicago and quotes Professor Tim Calkins.

Laboratory Equipment

Discussing Social Class Narrows Achievement Gap in Higher Education – 02/26/14
Discusses Professor Nicole Stephens’s research on how first generation students are at more risk of dropping out and have “a greater sense of not belonging.”

BusinessWeek

The New Regulators of Global Commerce – 02/24/14
A bylined article by Professor Daniel Diermeier on the rise of private politics in global commerce.

Chicago Tribune

A one-hour class could cut the college dropout rate – 02/24/14
Article reports on Professor Nicole M. Stephens’ research on an intervention that dramatically reduces the achievement gap between first generation students and their continuing-generation peers.

Reuters

A one-hour class could cut the college dropout rate – 02/24/14
Article reports on Professor Nicole M. Stephens’ research on an intervention that dramatically reduces the achievement gap between first generation students and their continuing-generation peers.

Boston Globe

Partners’ deal stirs debate on controlling costs – 02/23/14
Professor Leemore Dafny explains how hospital mergers in the past have created price increases without the increase of efficiency or quality of care.

Star Tribune

Health Reform Law Drove Hazelden-Betty Ford Merger – 02/23/14
Reports on the merger of the two addiction treatment giants and quotes Professor Leemore Dafny.

Reuters

Thai protesters open new front with attack on Thaksin-linked firms – 02/21/14
Reports on the protests and boycotts in Thailand to oust the government with a new front – targeting companies tied to the Prime Minister’s family. Professor Daniel Diermeier. The article was also picked up by Yahoo! News.

Associated Press

Going for the Gold, Olympic Ad Winners and Losers – 02/20/14
Article discusses the winners and losers for the Olympic sponsors and advertisers and quotes Professor Tim Calkins. The article also ran in US News, Detroit News, Boston.com and The Australian.

CNBC

Don't put too much stock in retail earnings – 02/18/14
Reports on consumer spending post-holiday season and mentions Professor Robert Blattberg’s finding that consumers spend more when the holiday-shopping season is preceded by a strong year for the stock market.