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The 2020 Husky Startup Challenge celebrated the entrepreneurial endeavors of our Northeastern community during an unprecedented time. During the event, a dozen ventures competed against one another for cash prizes and the approval of D’Amore-McKim judges including Steve Golden, Kate Murdock, DMSB’18, and Greg Skloot, DMSB’12.

Launched this year, the Bradford-Osborne Research Award is the first national award to recognize research published in peer-reviewed journals that contributes to advancing the growth of businesses owned by people of color. Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Venkat Kuppuswamy received the award for his co-authored 2017 Management Science paper, “The Colorblind Crowd? Founder Race and Performance in Crowdfunding.”

Sara Seegolam, MBA’20, took over our Instagram account during graduation week to share her D’Amore-McKim experience with us.

Dolph Johnson, EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer of Hasbro, Inc., and Roxanne Martinez, EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer of Dentaquest, will assume the roles of co-chairs, bringing many years of experience and leadership to the Board.

With the addition of Professor Paula Caligiuri to the Academy of International Business’ select fellowship ranks, D’Amore-McKim School of Business has the highest concentration of AIB Fellows at one academic institution.

The Crystal app helps users learn about the personalities of others to communicate better.

Northeastern graduate Alan S. McKim, vice chair of Northeastern’s Board of Trustees, received the 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from President Joseph E. Aoun for his leadership of Clean Harbors, the leading provider of environmental, energy, and industrial services in North America.

The 2019 Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award winner for Small Firms describes what it’s like to cultivate and grow a family-centered firm.

Gary Dunton, DMSB’78, and Lea Anne Dunton, received the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Northeastern Networked for Life event. It honors graduates who have promoted NU’s mission by performing notable service to the university and its community.

Go the extra mile to help family, friends, and colleagues, Bob Davis, a venture capitalist who co-founded one of the internet’s first search engines, told graduates of Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business on Wednesday. “You will be amazed at how your career will fly as people take notice,” he said.