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UChicago to open Global Center in Hong Kong, House MBA Studies

A $30 million grant from Hong Kong Jockey Club supports hub for Chicago Booth Executive MBA, scholarship, social sector programming

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Chicago Booth Students Receive Scholarships from Siebel, McGowan

Booth scholars join elite groups of students at the world’s leading graduate schools

Five students at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business have been named 2017 Siebel Scholars and one student was named a 2017 McGowan Fellow.

The Siebel Scholars are Sruti Balakrishnan, Christopher Cruickshank, Max Gelb, Jonathan Pack, Craig Poeppelman. The McGowan Fellow is Jonathan Chun-Hung Fung.

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Broccoli v. French fries: Study finds appealing to teens’ impulse to rebel can curb unhealthy eating habits

It’s no secret that the adolescent years can be challenging: young teens have a heightened sensitivity to perceived injustice and react against authority. And their newfound social conscience and desire for autonomy can motivate many of their decisions – even food choices.

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Entrepreneurs Fare Better If They Resist the Temptation to Follow the Crowd

Startups and investors face constant pressure to follow the consensus, fail to scrutinize

Few entrepreneurs and investors can resist the temptation to follow the herd into a new, “hot” market, even when they understand that it is rarely the path to riches.

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Chicago Booth Professor Anil Kashyap Appointed to BoE’s Financial Policy Committee

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Anil Kashyap has been appointed an external member of the Financial Policy Committee at the Bank of England.

Kashyap’s term will begin on Oct. 1, 2016, for a period of three years. Kashyap’s appointment increases the number of external members on the FPC from four to five.

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