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  • ACC Basketball Tournament Will Move to Brooklyn for 2017, 2018

    The Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament will make its New York debut in 2017 when it begins a two-year run at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

  • IEE’s Dugan Says Entrepreneurs Need To Give Ideas Life (Audio)

    Ann Dugan, founder of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Assistant Dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, says there’s still a lot of opportunity for an entrepreneur “with a vision”. Dugan says there are always niches and unexploited markets “all over the ballpark” and not necessarily solely in areas such as life sciences and technology. Dugan speaks with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage”.

  • Bill’s Khakis’s Thomas On New Line Aimed at Millennials (Audio)

    Bill Thomas, founder of Bill’s Khakis, a 25-year-old, made-in-America sportwear brand worn by President Obama, vice-president Joe Biden, Glenn Beck, and others, discusses his company’s expansion this week into a new line targeted at a younger demographic, Tea Label. Ann Dugan, founder of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Assistant Dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, joins in the discussion. Dugan suggests that in order to win over a younger audience Thomas’s team will need to focus on social media as it markets the new line. They speak with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage”.

  • Michigan State Ousts Harvard at NCAA Tournament; Villanova Loses

    Michigan State ended Harvard University’s run at the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament, joining defending champion Louisville and top-ranked Florida among the final 16 teams while Villanova and Syracuse were eliminated.

  • Brooklyn to Host ACC Basketball Tournament in 2017-18, NYT Says

    The Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2017 and 2018, the New York Times reported, bringing former Big East Conference schools such as Syracuse University and the University of Pittsburgh back to New York.

  • University of Pittsburgh Gets $125 Million From Steel Executive

    The University of Pittsburgh received a pledge for $125 million, the largest gift in its history, from retired steel executive William Dietrich two weeks after he said he would donate $265 million to Carnegie Mellon University.

  • WG Trading’s Walsh Securities-Fraud Trial Is Set for July

    WG Trading Co. officer Stephen Walsh, accused of conspiring in a securities-fraud scheme that misappropriated at least $554 million from clients to purchase horses and cars, will go on trial on July 8, a federal judge ruled.

  • Mother Dies Amid Abuses in $110 Billion U.S. Stent Assembly Line

    Najam Azmat snaked a catheter on a guide wire into Judi Gary’s groin as he tried to insert a stent in an artery supplying blood to her pelvis and right leg.

  • Wannstedt Resigns as University of Pittsburgh Football Coach After 6 Years

    Dave Wannstedt resigned as football coach at the University of Pittsburgh , having compiled a 42-31 record over six seasons at his alma mater.

  • Concussions Among Women Exceed Men as Awareness Is Found Lacking

    Emily Peters wanted to play college soccer so badly that when she suffered a concussion during her junior year in high school, she kept it a secret.

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