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June 10, 2013

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Booth-Founded Start-Up Wins Dashfire Launch

By: Adapted from a previously released Press Release written by Dashfire  |  june, 2013

RoomVa, a startup founded by University of Chicago Booth students, has won the inaugural Dashfire Launch Summer Program. As the winner, RoomVa will spend the summer validating its business model and launching its beta product through $35,000 in actionable services and mentoring from Chicago’s best strategists.

Booth Student Named as Liaison to Board of Trustees

By: ChiBus Staff  |  june, 2013

The University of Chicago Board of Trustees named Navin J. Manjooran, Executive MBA, of Kochi, India as its graduate liaison for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Booth Wins Third Straight Title at Booth-Kellogg Real Estate Challenge

By: Collin Nash, Weekend MBA  |  june, 2013

On May 23, Chicago Booth and Kellogg faced off at Chicago’s Waldorf Astoria in the twelfth Annual Booth-Kellogg Real Estate Challenge. Chicago Booth brought home its third title in a row, having won five of the last seven challenges.

Moving the Needle Toward a Higher Ethical Standard in Business

By: Erik Sewell '14  |  june, 2013

What if the skills you acquire at business school - the letter of the law, pressures from your boss and your moral compass - come into conflict with one another? The first annual “Navigating the Grey” conference attempted to address some of these issues and encourage participants to evaluate the role of ethics in business.

The New Venture Challenge Highlights Rising Stars

By: Anat Gotfried '14  |  june, 2013

This year, 90 teams applied to participate in the New Venture Challenge: 29 of those teams were selected to advance to phase two and only ten teams advanced to phase three.