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2014-03-14 04:20:49

LONDON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hult Prize today announced the six finalists for its annual start-up challenge. Thousands of PhD, MD, MBA, Master's, and undergraduate students pitched startup enterprises aimed at tackling non-communicable-diseases (NCD) in urban slums. This year's Hult Prize challenge topic, selected by President Clinton, asked participants to build sustainable and scalable social enterprises to address NCDs in slums, where nearly a billion...

2014-01-27 04:21:05

ZURICH, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First, world leader in language education, launches its "Global Intern" campaign for the fifth year in a row, thus continuing its tradition of supporting students around the world with building successful and global careers. The winner of "Global Intern 2014" will experience three different work environments in three different destinations: first at EF's headquarters in Zurich, Boston, Shanghai or London; then at one...

2013-09-17 08:32:35

USD1 million Hult Prize to be awarded by President Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 23, 2013, global leaders will converge at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. Joining them for the first time is the next generation of social entrepreneurs: the Hult Prize finalists of 2013. The 26 contestants are competing in six teams and have already beaten...

2013-04-10 16:28:46

LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Englishtown is proud to announce the launch of our new version, Efekta 13. We've always placed a premium on flexibility, and with our new cloud-based lesson plans and iPad and offline versions, you can literally learn English anytime, anywhere. We hate to brag (no wait, that's not true - we love bragging), but EF Englishtown is now officially the world's most flexible language school. Juggling everything in life is hard. Learning English while...

2012-10-31 03:24:34

Community colleges in the United States have made huge strides since 2008 in cultivating a global workforce, according to a first-of-its-kind study co-led by a Michigan State University researcher. In 2008, about 51 percent of community colleges offered a basic course in international business. Four years later that number has jumped to 85 percent, said Tomas Hult, director of MSU´s International Business Center, who led the study with Lansing Community College professor William Motz....

2012-09-25 02:29:50

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First, the world's leading provider of language, travel and education services, broke ground on a new, 300,000-square-foot facility to serve as its expanded North American headquarters. The 55,000-square-foot development parcel is prominently located in the North Point area of Cambridge, next to EF's existing, 250,000-square-foot building, beneath the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge, and adjacent to North Point Park...

2012-09-06 02:38:14

BOSTON, Sep. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech giant Apple has recently named Hult International Business School as one of the few schools embracing the latest technology to provide its students with a greatly enhanced learning experience. Apple says these 'Standout Schools' engage students in new and exciting ways, and connect them with the curriculum like never before. In a webcast now available on Apple's website, Hult's Chief Information Officer, Yousuf Khan, explains how some...

2012-03-05 08:00:00

BOSTON, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- "Not all business schools are the same. Not all business graduates are the same." That's the theme of Hult International Business School's first television advertisement airing on CNN, which embodies Hult's mission of providing international, farsighted and practical business education for global leaders. The commercial, produced in Los Angeles by the award-winning production company Logan under the creative direction of Dave Smith, Simon Carbery...