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David Paragamian ’85 Named Managing Director of Razorfish Health

Razorfish Health, a division of the world’s largest communications network, Publicis Health, selected David Paragamian ’85 to be a managing director. Razorfish Health offices are currently located in New York, Philadelphia, and London. With his new role, Paragamian will be managing its businesses across the U.S.   More ...

Jenna Bussman-Wise ’02 Recognized as Rising Hedge Fund Star

Jenna Bussman-Wise ’02 was recognized as a rising hedge fund star by Institutional Investor. Since joining the American International Group (AIG) as vice president in 2012, she has played a pivotal role that has helped AIG grow and succeed.  More ...

Thomas Newman ’76 Recognized as “IP Star” by 2016 IP Stars Guide

Managing Intellectual Property’s 2016 IP Stars Guide recognizes Verrill Dana attorney Thomas Newman ’76 as one of the “IP Stars.” The firm was also named one of the four “Notable Firms” in Maine for its intellectual property practice.   More ...

Ann Owen
American Public Media's Marketplace Features Owen

In her seventh interview on American Public Media’s Marketplace program in a year, Ann Owen, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics, discussed the recent surge in consumer spending in April. The increase was the largest in more than six years, due in large part to hefty spending on durable goods. Owen said that the “glass half full interpretation” would be that people are feeling more confident and are willing to make big purchases.  More ...

BSS News Bites Ranks Kraig H. Kayser ’82 in Top Quartile of NASDAQ Performers

CEO, director and president of Seneca Foods Corporation, Kraig H. Kayser ’82, is ranked in the top quartile of NASDAQ performers by BSS News Bites. This NASDAQ performance ranking was for the year that had ended on May 25, 2016, and in that year, the shares were up 13.3 percent. He has been a part of the Seneca Foods Corporation for over 25 years, serving as director since 1985 and president and chief executive officer since 1993.  More ...

Ann Owen
American Public Media's Marketplace Features Owen

A May 17 American Public Media Marketplace broadcast titled “Why did inflation increase in April?” featured an interview with Ann Owen, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics. Responding to a U.S. Department of Labor report that the consumer price index or CPI rose in April, Owen pointed out that energy prices are increasing, although they still were not as high as they were a year ago.  

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Philip L. Hawkins ’78 ranked in the top 10 Percent of NYSE CEO Scorecard

BSS News Bites ranked DCT Industrial Trust Inc. President and CEO Philip L. Hawkins ’78, in the top 10 percent for his performance this past year. This New York Stock Exchange performance ranking was for the year that ended on May 2, 2016. During that time period, DCT Industrial Trust Inc. shares were up 27 percent. Hawkins ’78 joined the company in 2006 where he led its initial public offering on the NYSE and the subsequent growth of its operating business and development platform.  More ...

Greg Casey '09
Casey ’09 Presents at Hamilton-Colgate Economics Seminar

Gregory Casey ’09 returned to campus on April 15 to participate in a seminar series sponsored jointly by the economics departments at Hamilton and Colgate University. He presented a talk titled “Instrumental Variables in the Long Run,” a joint project done with Marc Klemp of the University of Copenhagen.  More ...

Wharton's Jensen Discusses Gender Bias

Robert Jensen, professor of economics and public policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, gave a Levitt Center- sponsored talk on April 21 about the gender bias in developing countries. In particular, he focused on the economic and cultural implications of preferences toward male children in India.  More ...

Ramon Villalona and Rashveena Rajaram
AIG, Citigroup & Deutsche Bank Alumni Host Students in NYC

The morning sky was still dark as 32 students walked up the Hill and boarded a bus to New York City on April 9. They were on their way to meet with alumni at the asset management/insurance institution AIG and two investment banks, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank, to learn more about careers in finance.  More ...

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