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Students to work on real-world business challenges this summer

Thursday, May, 24th, 2018 MSEM MSIM

Each summer, students in the M.S. in Engineering Management and M.S. in Innovation & Management programs have the opportunity to apply their classroom learnings to a real-world consulting project. With strategic guidance from faculty advisers, student teams work on projects that address business challenges for a variety of organizations, from startups to well-established corporations, to Read More

Faculty Viewpoints: Facebook, data and ethics

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 Faculty Viewpoints MSEM MSIM News

Tufts Gordon Institute faculty say that after Facebook’s data scandal, tech companies are going to face much tougher scrutiny around data privacy and ethics. When the news surfaced in March that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm, had unknowingly gained access to the private data of millions of users through Facebook, the social media platform Read More

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 MSEM MSIM News

On May 16, Tufts Gordon Institute celebrated the Class of 2018 in a gathering that gave students, faculty, staff, and family members the chance to honor the accomplishments of the graduating students. The celebration was held before Tufts University’s official commencement over the weekend. The evening celebrated the 83 members of the M.S. in Engineering Read More

5 pieces of advice for finding your career sweet spot

Tuesday, May, 22nd, 2018 News

When looking to join a new company, defining a ‘culture-fit’ can be vague and hard to determine. What types of clues and information should you be looking for? Once you’re in your role, what personal behaviors will help you stand out? On April 26, Tufts Gordon Institute hosted a networking evening focused on finding your Read More

Q+A: Emily Airoldi, MSEM ’18, reflects on MSEM experience

Friday, May, 18th, 2018 MSEM News

Each year, Tufts Gordon Institute recognizes a graduating M.S. in Engineering Management student with the Outstanding Student Award in Engineering Management. Emily Airoldi, MSEM ’18, was recognized this year at Tufts’ Annual Graduate Student Awards and the Gordon Institute graduation celebration. Emily is currently a Senior Process Engineer at WAVE Life Sciences Ltd, a biotechnology company Read More

Dara Schaier, A08, founds BOOP, a new use for cardboard

Wednesday, May, 9th, 2018 Entrepreneurship

Dara Schaier A08 is trying to change how people think about cardboard. Her company, BOOP, creates furniture made out of cardboard for young, urban dwellers that is both lightweight and sustainable. Schaier studied architecture at Tufts with a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies, then went on to receive her MBA from Emory University. ELS recently spoke Read More

2017 $100k winners meet with Tufts alumni from entrepreneur and investor community

Tuesday, May, 8th, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship

Over three days in April, Tufts alumni from the entrepreneur and investor community in New York met with winners of the 2017 Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition: Aaron Tartakovsky, Epic CleanTec; Huan Qin, Lithio Storage; Jorge Anton, Tarsier; Peter Sacco, Adelante; and Edward Futterman, -sPARK+ Technologies. The winners met with the following companies and alumni over the course of three days, Read More