Hundreds of students from Penn State and other universities are gearing up to compete in a most unusual global competition: They will have just eight days to create innovative solutions to a mystery challenge using very limited resources, and to convey their results in a short video posted to YouTube. Called the Global Innovation Tournament, the competition is organized by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at Stanford University.
The Center for Supply Chain Research at Penn State's Smeal College of Business is working with the U.S. Army's Iraq Training and Advisory Mission (ITAM) to assist in the logistics training of Iraqi officials.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business and the College of Engineering will host the Advanced Invention to Venture (AI2V) workshop Nov. 20 to 23 on the University Park campus.
The Executive MBA Program at Penn State's Smeal College of Business has been ranked among the top 50 such programs worldwide, according to rankings released in the current issue of BusinessWeek magazine. The Smeal program is one of only two Philadelphia-based EMBA programs to be included among the magazine's top 50.
Fariborz Ghadar, director of the Center for Global Business Studies at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, was interviewed on the National Public Radio program Marketplace Morning Report on Nov. 13. He commented on U.S. trade with Asia and the interconnectedness of the two economies.
Penn State was recently ranked as the No. 1 university in the world for alternative energy research, according to the SciVal Spotlight Alternative Energy Research Leadership study conducted by Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services.
Daggubati Purandeswari, Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education), visited Penn State's Smeal College of Business in October to discuss the growing role and importance of India in the global economy.