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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.

Financial Times (MBA blog)

The Kellogg India Business Conference – 05/15/12
The blog entry by Kellogg student Suhel Banerjee ’12 profiles the 2012 Kellogg India Business Conference.

Earth Techling

College Clean-Energy Hotshots Headed To DC – 05/14/12
The article notes that NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, is a regional finalist in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

WomensRadio.com

International Impact Investing Challenge for Grad Student Social Entrepreneurs – 05/09/12
The article notes that Assistant Director of the SEEK Program Jamie Jones founded the International Impact Investing Challenge, a competition for MBA students to present investment strategies that create both sustainable impact and financial returns. The article also highlights that the UpSkill Capital team from Kellogg, including Kathleen Schindler, Tobias Schimmer and Lisa Mohr (all ’12), took second place in the 2012 competition. The event is co-sponsored by the Kellogg School.

Bloomberg Businessweek (Getting In blog)

MBAs Learning Leadership the Hard Way – 05/07/12
The article profiles the outdoor education experience of Daniel Balcauski ’12 and other Kellogg students in Patagonia through the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Her Campus Northwestern

Kellogg Career Lab For Northwestern Women – 05/04/12
The article profiles Career Lab, a networking event for Northwestern undergrad women hosted by female Kellogg students. Siri Eklund `00 was the keynote speaker for the event.

Daily Northwestern

New stress management workshop makes its way to campus – 05/03/12
Kellogg students Ram Sankaranarayanan `12, president of Kellogg’s Personal Sustainability Club, and Prerna Dubey `12 discuss two Youth Empowerment and Skills workshops the club will host in May. The “yesplus” courses are designed to help participants manage stress and lead a balanced life.

U.S. Department of State

Remarks at the Global Impact Economy Forum – 04/26/12
In her remarks, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recognizes Sachpreet Chandhoke `11 and her winning team from the 2011 Impact Investing Challenge, a competition for MBA students to present investment strategies that create both sustainable impact and financial returns. The competition is co-sponsored by the Kellogg School.

Globe and Mail (Canada)

EMBA: Why straying from comfort works – 04/24/12
Kellogg Executive MBA student Sandy (Sandra) Dias writes an article about her experience in the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program.

Good Generation

UPDATE – INTERNATIONAL IMPACT INVESTING CHALLENGE 2012 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED! – 04/18/12
The article highlights the winners of 2012 International Impact Investing Challenge, a competition for MBA students to present investment strategies that create both sustainable impact and financial returns. 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.

Evanston Now

NU entrepreneurs win almost $1M in business plan competition – 04/16/12
The article notes that NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, won the grand prize and three major awards in the Rice Business Plan Competition.

Houston Business Journal

Rice Business Plan Competition award winners cash in – 04/16/12
The article notes that NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13, won the grand prize and three major awards in the Rice Business Plan Competition.