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MBA Students Team Up to Consult Mission Driven Dog Treat Shop, MV Barkery

Social Impact MBA team members Sally Wynn, Lorrin Van Evra, Marek Michalak, and Jessie Ralph delivered a strategic recommendation for MV Barkery, a social impact business selling homemade dog treats on Martha’s Vineyard, as part of the Action Learning project for their Strategy Implementation course. Marek Michalak’24 says, “This project resonated deeply with my social […]

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 […]

Boston University Team Wins 2nd Annual Questrom $50K Sustainability Case Competition

The 2nd annual Questrom $50K Sustainability Case Competition was a success. Congratulations to the three finalist teams from Boston University, American University, and UMass Boston. More than 70 teams from 24 universities from the East coast participated in the 2nd annual case competition earlier this month. The Boston University team consisting of Illiana Arroyo’25, Devin […]

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 […]

The 5th Annual Battle of the Boutiques 2023

Each year, the Battle of the Boutiques Case Competition challenges participants to form, storm, norm, and perform over the course of just 7 days. This year’s challenge tasked teams with determining strategic direction and increasing global recognition of Newton restaurant Shaking Crab, facing high operating and labor costs. Congratulations to the 1st and 2nd place […]

Robyn Johnson’24 Supported Her Team’s Victory in the 5th Annual Battle of the Boutiques Case Competition

Meet Robyn Johnson, part-time MBA student, Class of 2024, and dedicated Questrom Undergraduate Academic Advisor. As presenter, problem solver, and project manager, Robyn supported her team’s recent victory in the Battle of the Boutiques Case Competition. Robyn, who regularly speaks to hundreds of students at a time, was a natural choice for the role of […]

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. […]

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 […]

Meet Questrom Undergrad Alum Jean Wang’08, Founder of Extra Petite and Edited Pieces

Jean Wang (Questrom’08) is a former Big 4 finance professional and former CFA charterholder who turned her passion into a full-time career as a petite clothing influencer and business owner in 2010, about two years after graduating from the Boston University Questrom School of Business. “I got my start writing about my fashion struggles as […]