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BusinessNewsDaily

Shoppers Use 'Retail Therapy' to Ward Off Stress – 06/21/12
The article highlights a study exploring how consumers use “retail therapy” as a coping mechanism for a stressful situation. The research is co-authored by Associate Professor of Marketing Derek Rucker and Kellogg PhD student Soo Kim.

PsychCentral

Protecting Self-Image with 'Retail Therapy' – 06/20/12
The article highlights a study exploring how consumers use “retail therapy” as a coping mechanism for a stressful situation. The research is co-authored by Associate Professor of Marketing Derek Rucker and Kellogg PhD student Soo Kim.

Crain's Cleveland Business

Creating a pipeline of advanced energy entrepreneurs – 06/19/12
The article highlights that NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, was the grand prize winner at the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

Fierce Energy

Winning technology could change the face of gas storage – 06/18/12
The article highlights that Numat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, was the grand prize winner at the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

Energy.Gov

Top Student Team Wins $180,000 Toward Clean Energy Start Up – 06/15/12
The article highlights that Numat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, was the grand prize winner at the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

Bloomberg Businessweek

The MBA Life: Northwestern – 06/13/12
The article and slideshow profile student life at the Kellogg School. The slideshow also mentions Senior Lecturer PJ Lamberson and Northwestern Institute of Complex Systems (NICO).

BusinessBecause

Northwestern University: Kellogg Graduate School of Management - Media and Entertainment Club – 06/11/12
Kellogg student Daniel Farkas ’13 talks about the school’s Media and Entertainment Club and shares his thoughts on the media industry.

Chicago Tribune

Reporter's Notebook: At Northwestern, Pitches Made in NUvention Web Class Final Exams – 06/07/12
The article profiles the school's NUvention Web course.

WCBS-AM (Fortune Business Update)

06/02/12
The segment profiles NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, which won the grand prize and three major awards in the Rice Business Plan Competition.

The Atlantic

How Financial Innovation Can Save the World – 05/31/12
The article highlights the 2012 International Impact Investing Challenge, a competition for MBA students to present investment strategies that create both sustainable impact and financial returns, and notes that Kellogg students Kathleen Schindler ’12, Tobias Schimmer ’12 and Lisa Mohr ’12 took second place for their entry, UpSkill Capital. The event is co-sponsored by the Kellogg School.

Clear Admit

Kellogg’s entrepreneur@nu Conference Features Northwestern Alum and Groupon Founder Andrew Mason – 05/29/12
The article profiles the Kellogg School’s entrepreneur@nu Conference, and notes that NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, won the $15,000 grand prize in the NU Venture Challenge at the conference.

India West

NuMat Technologies Tops $1.1M in Business Plan Awards – 05/25/12
The article profiles NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, and its victories at the Rice Business Plan Competition, the 2012 Clean Energy Challenge and the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition at the University of Texas at Austin.

Daily Northwestern

NU teams win $28,000 at entrepreneur conference – 05/23/12
The article notes that NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, won the $15,000 grand prize in the NU Venture Challenge at the annual Entrepreneur@NU conference. Additionally, Varun Poddar ’11 comments on the panels and speakers at the conference.

Daily Northwestern

Kellogg students win $80,000 for food service business plan – 05/23/12
The article profiles the inaugural Kellogg Social Entrepreneurship Award, a new social entrepreneurship competition that awards funding to non-profit and for-profit social enterprises. Saloni Doshi ’12 and Chelsea Katz ’12 won $80,000 for their business plan to provide healthy meals, cooking instructions and educational sessions to low-income individuals.

Bloomberg Businessweek (Getting In blog)

B-School Twitter Roundup – 05/22/12
The article notes that Saloni Doshi ’12 and Chelsea Katz ’12 won the the inaugural Kellogg Social Entrepreneurship Award, receiving $80,000 for their business plan to provide healthy meals, cooking instructions and educational sessions to low-income individuals.

Clear Admit

Kellogg School of Management Awards Inaugural Social Entrepreneurship Prize – 05/22/12
The article profiles the inaugural Kellogg Social Entrepreneurship Award, a new social entrepreneurship competition that awards funding to non-profit and for-profit social enterprises.Assistant Director of the Social Enterprise at Kellogg (SEEK) Program Jamie Jones noted the award is influencing prospective Kellogg students and the “growing number of students who are interested in using their business skills to create sustainable social change.” Saloni Doshi ’12 and Chelsea Katz ’12 won $80,000 for their business plan to provide healthy meals, cooking instructions and educational sessions to low-income individuals.

Fortune

Hail to the Champions – 05/21/12
The article profiles NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, which won the grand prize and three major awards in the Rice Business Plan Competition.

The Marker (Israel)

Manager at Accenture: "possible technology company will acquire content production studio" – 05/21/12
Executive MBA student Elizabeth Kaske discusses the high tech, media and telecommunications industries and how they relate to mergers and acquisitions.

U.S. News & World Report (University Directory)

MBAs Develop Leadership Skills Outside of the Classroom – 05/18/12
The article notes the outdoor education experience of Daniel Balcauski ’12 and other Kellogg students in Patagonia through the National Outdoor Leadership School.

The Mint (a Dow Jones publication in India)

Building a generation of cooperatives – 05/16/12
The article notes Kisan First, the start-up social enterprise of Kellogg student Bryan Lee ’12.