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BU Questrom Full-Time MBA Rises in Financial Times Ranking to 34th in US, 44th Globally in Research

Questrom places within top 17 in areas of gender diversity, salary increase of alumni, and CSR content In the newest Financial Times Global MBA 2020 Ranking of full-time programs, Boston University Questrom School of Business increased its placement by three spots to 34th in the United States, and one spot to 67th globally. The Financial […]

Two Questrom alumni make the 2020 Forbes 30 under 30

During his senior year, Will Denslow (along with business partner Brian Zitin) skipped class to work on a brokerage firm that used algorithms to source deals, selling a total of $5 million in real estate. Hyped by that success and having identified inefficiencies in the homebuying process, they founded Reggora, which uses an “Uber-style platform” […]

Sadness — not disgust — intensifies cravings in smokers

Smokers’ cravings for cigarettes are strong on their own, but work by Questrom and Harvard researchers suggests one emotion can trigger an even more acute desire to light up. A handful of new studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that sadness is linked to more intense cravings for an […]

What’s the value of your data to advertisers — and to you?

In recent years, increasingly sophisticated technology has given advertisers the ability to track online behavior and offer ever-more targeted ads to consumers. The change hasn’t gone over well with the public: two-thirds of Americans say they oppose this type of advertising. Politicians such as California governor Gavin Newsom have gone so far as to suggest […]

A Questrom Student’s Cancer Makes Him the First User of His Own Planning App

Sean Doherty says creating Hang helped him forget he was ill It began as an entrepreneurial exercise. On a jog along the beach at his Connecticut hometown with a friend last spring, Sean Doherty discussed the difficulties of arranging get-togethers with friends: text invitations can be missed or buried in unrelated group chats or liked […]

An Interview with Dean Fournier on Closing the Gender Wage Gap

Susan Fournier, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean at BU Questrom sat down with Authority Magazine’s Candice Georgiadis, as part of her ongoing series: “Here Are 5 Things We Need to Do to Close the Gender Wage Gap.” Dean Fournier posits the following: “Here is what’s really interesting. Wage gaps are most significant in high skilled […]

Two Questrom Professors Receive BU Career Development Awards

Two BU Questrom School of Business professors were recently featured in a BU Today article as recipients of Boston University Career Professorship awards. Career Professorships, variously named for the donors and alumni who fund them, are awarded annually from among those nominated by their deans and colleagues as promising scholars in their fields. Most of the […]