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TOPIC: Innovation


Subscribing, perhaps, to the Mary Poppins school of medicine, Jonathan Gilinski ’02 has created a more palatable pill. His Florida-based company, Capsuline, produces gelatin capsules in a variety of flavors and colors.

Sometimes imagination is all it takes to turn disaster into opportunity. Just ask Doug Bard ’94, who launched a new career in the wake of an all-too-familiar desktop mishap.

Grant fuels transformation

A $400,000 grant from the Ernst & Young Foundation is helping Bentley boost the number of promising students who pursue undergraduate degrees in accountancy and finance.

by Maura King Scully

Little “Joey” is very sick and his parents are in a panic. The 2-year-old arrives by ambulance at a suburban hospital an hour outside Boston, where emergency physicians quickly determine that death is imminent. What should the team do next?

by Deblina Chakraborty

For Andrés Trujillo ’90, going to work is about more than getting it done: It’s about giving back.

by Deblina Chakraborty

Arik Levy’s unique business grew from a pretty typical problem: Long hours at the office were making personal errands difficult to accomplish. Finding time to retrieve his dry cleaning was a particular chore.

by Ken Gornstein

Say goodbye to the same old Avon lady. The 125-year-old firm is promoting and selling Mark, its latest brand of beauty and fashion products, almost exclusively through digital storefronts, Facebook and other social media.

It comes down to the way you think. Job hunters, including millennials, need to understand that a technical mastery of the finer points in your chosen business field is not enough.

by Bill Gribbons

The launch of the Affordable Care Act website is making headlines, but not in the way that Washington had in mind.