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“I started the program about five years ago and have since been promoted three times,” says Lopes, “The D’Amore-McKim MBA program has definitely put me on the fast track.”

“The program really prepares you for public accounting by learning to work with different personalities successfully and working towards deadlines. Having spent 8 years in public accounting before my current position, these skills were invaluable,” Pilcher says.

“The Supply Chain Management certificate program enabled me to understand the world of logistics so that I can work effectively with my business partners in the logistics space,”says Kane.

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business undergraduate team of Tianyuan (Tian) Bai, Megan Reuss, Maxim (Max) Russkikh, and Mary Tobin, along with their advisor Will Lovely, placed second at this year’s Northeastern University – Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (NU-CUIBE) International Business Case Competition, held on campus from Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2014.

Ryan Wright, E’09, is the young entrepreneur behind a novel startup focused on designing solar-powered charging stations for cell phones and tablets. Photo courtesy of Ryan Wright.

Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. She set out to fix that problem and founded Nightingale Apps, a health information technology company offering mobile applications aimed at improving safety and increasing efficiency for nurses delivering direct patient care in hospital settings. She is now developing the venture’s initial product, Know My Patient. We asked Kelley to share her inspiration for her business and what she’s learned along the way.

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business is pleased to welcome 14 new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its accomplished academic roster of innovators, scholars, researchers, and leaders. By adding these 14 well-rounded and expert faculty to our already esteemed staff, we feel our students will be better prepared to seize the opportunities of the evolving landscape.

Northeastern University recently convened a group of international business experts from universities worldwide to discuss new trends and research in emerging markets. The conference was co-sponsored by the Center for Emerging Markets in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Johnny Fayad, left, and Ali Kothari, both DMSB’17, have launched a Kickstarter campaign in support of their Coffeebar, a first-of-its-kind all-natural energy bar infused with a full cup of fair trade coffee. Photo by Mariah Tauger.

Jayant Kale, the new Philip R. McDonald Chair and a professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, studies the many factors that contribute to the financial decisions businesses make. Photo by Brooks