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Questrom Undergraduate Student-Led Astra Wellbeing has been named on the Poets & Quants 2023 List of Most Disruptive Business School Startups

Undergraduates Johar Singh (Questrom ’24), Josh Bruehwiler (Questrom ’24), and Taha Moukara, (Questrom ’24) launched Astra Wellbeing, a Healthcare Employee Recognition Platform out of gratitude for the healthcare workers who had taken care of them. Josh and Taha both suffered severe medical conditions and Johar watched his mother fight Covid-19 on the frontlines. This month […]

BU Ranked By The Princeton Review for Top 50 Entrepreneurship Programs of 2024

Boston University’s Grad and Undergrad Programs Continue to Rank on Princeton Review’s Top 50 Entrepreneurship Programs. Boston University’s Undergraduate Program ranks #39 overall, and #4 in the Northeast. The Boston University Questrom School of Business Graduate Programs rank #23 overall and #4 in the Northeast. The Princeton Review Top 50 Entrepreneurship Rankings are based on […]

Alum Collin Yip’s Innovation Hub, Somernova, Reveals Big Plans for 1.6 Million SF Expansion

Collin Yip (Questrom’12) gave us word that his innovation incubator campus, Somernova, in Somerville, MA, is proposing to add 1.6m sf to its campus spanning 7.4 acres just outside of Somerville’s Union Square neighborhood, where several start-up companies already have made themselves at home, such as Sublime Systems, a company aiming to decarbonize cement production. […]

Kim Edwards (CGS’98, Questrom’00), Retired at 39, Speaks on Self-Reliant Retirement Planning

Kim Edwards (CGS’98, Questrom’00) visited Questrom on Thursday, October 12th for the 2023 ‘Questrom Women Mean Business’ Speaker Series, to tell us how she achieved F.I.R.E. (Financially Independent, Retired Early) at age 39. Fast forward 6 years, and she’s still enjoying retired life through travel and trying new hobbies. She just got back from France […]

BUFC Team Finished as a Finalist in the Cornell Undergraduate Stock Pitch Competition

The Boston University Finance and Investment Club (BUFC) team placed in the top 4 of the prestigious 13th annual Cornell Undergraduate Stock Pitch Competition in Ithaca on the 14th and 15th September.  Boston University participated for the first time represented by Henry Chen (Questrom ‘25), Mihir Bhuptani (CAS ‘25) and Thomas Smith (CAS & Questrom […]

‘Minutes,’ by Kenneth Woanyah, Creating Social Impact Through Music and Art

Kenneth Woanyah MBA (Questrom’24) is hosting a brand-new event called ‘Minutes’, on Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 from 5PM-8PM, at 730 Commonwealth Ave which will present concepts like overcoming adversities, partnerships, women’s empowerment, hope, and victory through the performance of music, poetry, and true stories. This is a unique opportunity for business professionals, creatives, and artists […]

UX Designer & Creative Marketer, Ellie Kwon’s (Questrom’24) Creative Journey at Questrom

Ellie Kwon (Questrom’24), UX designer, creative marketer, and new President of Boston University’s Marketing Club is excited to graduate so she can dive headfirst into doing what she loves every day, which is to “bring human needs back into design, and bridge that gap between aesthetic and function.” As Creative Director and Chief Marketing Officer […]

Jerold Zimmerman on the American Mafias’ Business Practices

Insights@Questrom hosted a discussion with Jerold Zimmerman, author of Relentless: The Forensics of Mobsters’ Business Practices. Zimmerman came to us with an expert take on accounting and economics, over 36,000 google scholar citations, and the 2016 Outstanding Educators Award, among many other acknowledgements. The longevity of American organized crime sparked his fascination and inspired Relentless: […]

Recent Digital Marketing Symposium on Relevance and Privacy

BU’s Digital Business Institute at the Questrom School of Business hosted a Digital Marketing Symposium to discuss challenges and opportunities marketing faces when it comes to responsible digital customer engagement. Panelists included Dave Edelman, former CMO of Aetna, Nicholas Primola, Executive Vice President of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), and Andrea Coville, CEO of […]