2008 News

11/21/2008

Real-World Professors: Tufts Gordon Institute Appoints Three New Professors of the Practice


Tufts University has established the position of Professor of the Practice in order to bring prominent industry practitioners to campus to teach our students. The expertise of these truly outstanding individuals, whose accomplishments are principally in non-academic venues, complements the current faculty’s research and educational and scholarly work.

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11/21/2008

“Advancing the Power of Innovation” Seminar Series Launched by Tufts Gordon Institute in


Tufts Gordon Institute and The Fletcher School have recently begun to collaborate in the area of technology and innovation. The first outcome of this collaboration is a jointly sponsored seminar series that focuses on the innovative capacity of society.

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11/21/2008

Visionary Nicholas Negraponte Inaugurates the “Advancing the Power of Innovation” Seminar Series


Dr. Nicholas Negraponte delivered the inaugural lecture of the “Advancing the Power of Innovation” seminar series to a wonderfully diverse audience of students, alumni, faculty and staff from Tufts Gordon Institute, The Fletcher School and the university at large on October 23, 2008.

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11/21/2008

Partha S. Ghosh Continues the “Advancing the Power of Innovation” Seminar Series


Partha Ghosh, Tufts Gordon Institute Professor of the Practice and renowned strategist, delivered the second seminar of the “Advancing the Power of Innovation” series on November 21st.

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11/21/2008

The Fall 2008 Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture Series: Diane Hessan


Diane Hessan (J ’76) told students last night that her Tufts education laid a strong foundation for her success as the president of a major company.

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11/21/2008

Chuck Auster (A72) Endows ELS Auster Family Lectureship


Since its inception seven years ago, the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at Tufts has been a success, providing courses and bringing events to campus that showcase the impact of entrepreneurship on society. More and more students partake in this program each year, and an increasing number of alumni are becoming involved.

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11/21/2008

Tufts Entrepreneurs Continue to Impress


This past Wednesday (April 9th), the competing finalists in Tufts’ annual Classic Business Plan Competition and its sister contest, the Social Entrepreneurship Competition, once again impressed their peers and faculty with innovative proposals ranging from implementing clean energy alternatives to customizing footwear

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