Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Facebook founder lends a hand

By Michelle Williams

September 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Business

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of the social networking site Facebook, has agreed to donate $100 million to help improve the public schools of Newark, N.J. Test scores and graduation rates in Newark’s public schools are ...

What’s in an envelope? One school bets on your enrollment

By Sam Hayes

September 21, 2010

Filed under Business, Campus News

It’s the spring of your senior year of high school, and you come home every day eagerly awaiting that coveted acceptance letter from your top choice school. You visualize the bold letterhead with your school’s logo on it, plan out in your head how you will tear open the manila and k...

University presses performing strong

By Cameron Ford

September 7, 2010

Filed under Business

The American Association of Publishers (AAP) recently reported exceptionally strong June 2010 book sales for university presses. The study, compiled by AAP Vice President Tina Jordan, shows that hardcover book sales increased 7.7 percen...

Second annual Isenberg Golf Tournament will contribute to scholarship fund

By Chelsea Whitton

April 28, 2010

Filed under Business

The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts is not just all about business and no fun. For two SOM students a capstone project became an alternative endeavor and event – a golf tournament in which portions...

Changes must be made to boardrooms to avoid future market failures

By Chris Shores

April 6, 2010

Filed under Business

In order to avoid a stock market collapse similar to the one in 2008, regulation and change must be applied to companies’ board of directors, said John Gillespie to a full audience in an Isenberg classroom yesterday. Gillespie...

Save this, Spend that

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 9, 2010

Filed under Archives, Business

By: Naychelle Lucas Special to the Collegian Laundry for the month: $20. Ink for your printer: $60.99. Gas to get home for the weekend: $30. The single teardrop that glides down your cheek when you go to the ATM: priceless. SOAPnet’s...

Get the memo: New forms of note taking offer better versatility

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2010

Filed under Business

In today’s world, consumers are focused on the latest and greatest technologies, and technology-makers are eagerly attempting to capitalize on that market by devising strategies to implement it in classrooms on college campuses...

How new credit card rules will impact students

By Matt Bouteillier

March 2, 2010

Filed under Business

A series of new restrictions for credit card companies, which went info effect last week after being passed Congress a year ago, will impact anyone who has a credit card, but it will especially affect college students. Credit...

UMass grads fight financial crime

By Matt Bouteillier

February 21, 2010

Filed under Business

During a time when many businesses are downsizing and cutting back just to stay afloat, Dexrex LLC – founded and run by former University of Massachusetts students – is expanding, soon moving from college-town Amherst to the...