WDI News & Announcements

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Syndicated news feed for all of the William Davidson Institute.

News Item Yadav To Speak At Symposium That Honors UM Student by Dan Shine — last modified 10/16/14 16:51
WDI Senior Fellow Prashant Yadav will speak Oct. 18 on global health market dynamics at the Sujal M. Parikh Memorial Symposium for Health and Social Justice at the University of Michigan (U-M).
News Item Preparing B-School Students To Make Impact by Dan Shine — last modified 10/15/14 15:36
WDI Senior Research Fellow Ted London will give the keynote speech at the World Investment Forum (WIF) Oct. 16 in Geneva on what innovations are needed in business school curricula to support WIF’s “Business Schools for Impact” objective of preparing students for investing and operating in low-income countries with positive economic and social impact.
News Item University Magazine Profiles DCS Director by Dan Shine — last modified 10/08/14 16:34
WDI's Director of Development Consulting Services Khalid Al-Naif was recently profiled in "Bradley Hilltopics," the magazine of Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. The magazine issue is titled, "From Bradley to the World."
News Item BoP Trends Topic Of London's Talk In Japan by Dan Shine — last modified 10/06/14 15:04
WDI Senior Research Fellow Ted London will deliver the keynote address, “Global Trends of the BoP,” at a base of the pyramid (BoP) symposium on Oct. 7 in Japan.
News Item Deadline Looms For NextBillion Case Competition by Dan Shine — last modified 10/03/14 11:05
The deadline for entry forms for the 2015 NextBillion Case Writing Competition is Oct. 10. The deadline to submit a case study is Dec. 19.
News Item Yadav Moderates Panel On Future Of Healthcare by Dan Shine — last modified 10/01/14 10:47
Prashant Yadav, director of the healthcare research initiative at the William Davidson Institute, moderated the panel discussion, “Altering the Future of Well-being, ” Sept. 30 at the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in New York City.
News Item WDI President Featured In Crain's Detroit Business by Dan Shine — last modified 09/30/14 11:01
New WDI President Paul Clyde recently sat down for a Q&A with Crain's Detroit Business reporter Kirk Pinho.
News Item WDI's Esper To Lead Webinar Spotlighting WBCSD Program by Dan Shine — last modified 09/26/14 15:53
WDI will host a webinar Sept. 30 featuring the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Social Capital Manager Kitrhona Cerri, who will talk about the organization’s new socio-economic measurement program called “Redefining Value.”
News Item WDI's NextBillion Editor At New York Conference by Dan Shine — last modified 09/25/14 16:39
NextBillion, an initiative of WDI, is serving as a media partner for the Business Call to Action Annual Forum 2014 in New York City.
News Item WDI Entrepreneurship Program Helps Jordanian Student by Dan Shine — last modified 09/23/14 11:46
Bilal Salman was heading into his senior year at Al Quds College in Amman, Jordan when he learned about a new entrepreneurship program at the school.
News Item WDI's Gillett To Help Ross International Students Network Better by Dan Shine — last modified 09/16/14 11:24
WDI Director of Executive Education Amy Gillett will be a guest lecturer Sept. 16th and 17th for the Ross School of Business Strategy 425 course - American Business Immersion Study.
News Item London To Kick Off U-M International Career Series by Dan Shine — last modified 09/15/14 12:23
WDI Senior Research Fellow Ted London will kick off the University of Michigan’s 2nd Annual International Career Pathways series Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Ford School of Public Policy's Annenberg Auditorium with a keynote address focused on global careers and the developing world.
News Item Unclogging Bottlenecks At Tanzania Clinics by Dan Shine — last modified 09/12/14 10:54
Brittany Johnson, a WDI research associate specializing in global health supply chains, is in Tanzania field-testing an assessment tool to pinpoint bottlenecks that hamper product flow at health facilities.
News Item DCS' Latest PPP Workshops In Ukraine Built On Earlier Training Sessions by Dan Shine — last modified 09/09/14 12:14
Edward "Ned" White, WDI’s senior expert in public-private partnership (PPP) solutions, recently led a successful series of training workshops in Ukraine establishing PPP financial analysis modeling techniques and practical skills for key public sector management and PPP-related officials from the country.
News Item Development Consulting Services' Career Center Work Continues In The Philippines by Dan Shine — last modified 09/05/14 12:53
Four Development Consulting Services’ (DCS’) career center experts are in the Philippines to increase career services expertise at select Philippine universities as part of WDI’s Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) project.
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