Goizueta in the News: Oct. 14, 2011

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Metro news for Saturday
“[Goizueta alumna] Stephanie Hill has been appointed executive director of Women in Technology (WIT). The move takes effect on Oct. 17.”

U.S. News and World Report: Law Firm Insider
“Lawyers at recently shuttered firms such as Howrey might not have too much to worry about, according to a new study by an Emory University professor [Christopher Rider].”

Bloomberg Businessweek: Corporate Speech, EU Transaction Tax
“’The system we should work toward is one in which no institution is too big to fail,’ [Dennis] Lockhart said Oct. 7 in a speech in Atlanta at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. ‘Much is being done in the aftermath of the Fed’s and the Treasury’s emergency interventions of 2008 to get to this state of affairs, but, in my view, this is a longer-term aspiration at this moment.’”

Voice of Goizueta: Day in the Life of a First Year, First Semester Student
“As the sun filters through the cracked bedroom blinds at my off-campus apartment, I hear my iPhone alarm go off early in the morning.  It is time to start my third week at Goizueta Business School, and my daily planner indicates it will be jam packed with core classes and meetings.”

Hotel Interactive: Richard C. Kessler Announces New Coo The Kessler Collection
“In addition, Laura [Kessler] completed her MBA in Finance at Goizueta Business School at Emory University, and furthered her knowledge at the American International Group in the Global Real Estate Investment Group in New York, providing the underwriting and analysis of residential, retail and hospitality investments for their U.S. and international investment portfolio.”

Patch.com: Emory History Minute: New York Stock Exchange
“On the first floor of the Goizueta Business School sits one of the original 17 trading posts from the New York Stock Exchange. When the NYSE installed new posts in the 1980s, the old ones were taken out and given to different institutions.”

physorg.com: FDA grant launches Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium
“Additional devices will also be identified through technology development and commercialization programs, including the Coulter Department capstone design class, the TI:GER (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) program in the Georgia Tech College of Management, Georgia Tech’s comprehensive center for technology commercialization called VentureLab and the Goizeuta Business School at Emory.”

Women’s Wear Daily: SocialAttire to Use Crowdsourcing to Help Fledgling Fashion Designers
“‘Essentially, the idea of the Web site is to expose designers to the competitiveness of the industry,’ said founder [and Goizueta alumna] Allison Dwyer. ‘It’s hard for them to get noticed, and especially tough to get mass produced.'”

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