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Johan Wikland

Faculty Profile: Entrepreneurship Professor Looks to Apply Research to the Classroom to Prepare Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Neurological Disorders

What do the founders of Virgin Group, JetBlue and Ikea have in common? They are all successful entrepreneurs who share an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. Dr. Johan Wiklund, Whitman professor of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, is studying the…

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We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please send your news items to Cindie Adams, executive director of alumni and corporate relations, at csadams@syr.edu. Promotions: Tatiana Kidd ’10: Associate Buyer at The TJX Companies, Inc.…

Melanie Witkower

PANASCI Winner Bridges Gap Between Production Companies and Audiences

Melanie Witkower ’14 earned the top prize and a $20,000 award in the Panasci Business Plan competition for her business, Screen-Bridge. Screen-Bridge is a social television production company that works with TV networks to engage viewers online through campaign conceptualization,…

Funk 'N Waffles

Adam Gold ’07 and Kyle Corea ’07 Open Second Location of Funk ‘N Waffles Restaurant

Adam Gold ’07 and Kyle Corea ’07 started Funk ‘N Waffles in Whitman’s Couri Hatchery. It is a specialty café, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on natural, organic, locally-grown food. At night, Funk ‘n Waffles features…

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#WhitmanWatch Dylan Weinberger

Name: Dylan Weinberger Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Grade/GPA: Junior/3.75 Major(s)/Minor(s): Double Major – Finance & Information Management and Technology Clubs&Organizations: Financial Management Association (President), Delta Sigma Pi (VP of Finance), Peer Facilitator/Mentor LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/dylanweinberger Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Dylan Weinberger once dreamed of becoming a statistician.…