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February 11, 2013

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Booth Advances to Regional Finals for the Hult Prize

By: Vanessa Xu '14  |  february, 2013

Global top-tier schools go head-to-head in world’s largest student competition in quest for social good and $1 million in start-up funding.

Martin Luther King and Osama Bin Laden: A Contrast in Social Entrepreneurs

By: Aaron Toomey '14  |  february, 2013

The Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) hosted Eboo Patel last Tuesday at the Gleacher Center for its second in a series of Distinguished Speaker events. His speech, explained his view that social leaders who can effectively leverage the power of religion are critical to achieving peace today.

Gary Becker Claims that We Have Lost the War on Drugs

By: Karl Christian Blank '13  |  february, 2013

The 1992 Nobel Laureate in Economics applied economic ideas such as prices and opportunity cost to the war on drugs.

Founding Gift Provided for the Social Enterprise Initiative

By: Allan Friedman, Executive Director of Booth Communications  |  february, 2013

John Edwardson, retired chairman and chief executive of CDW, Vernon Hills, Ill., has given $5 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as the founding gift to the school’s Social Enterprise Initiative, which supports student, faculty and alumni interest in the social sector, the school announced.

Henry Paulson Addresses Booth Students

By: Jordan Mendel '14  |  february, 2013

On Feb. 1, Henry Paulson, the former US Treasury Secretary and CEO of Goldman Sachs, spoke to students at the Gleacher Center about his long career, both in the public and private sector, and answered questions pre-submitted by audience members.

Booth Claims Victory in JP Morgan M&A Case Competition

By: Lauren Silva '14  |  february, 2013

Last month, Chicago Booth took home the championship in the JP Morgan Case Competition, where first-year banking recruits compete against Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management for cash prizes and bragging rights.