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Ryan Black
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00pm

Saunders College of Business is committed to research in a wide range of business disciplines. The Faculty of the school are constantly striving to find new knowledge and manners of understanding.

Additionally, ambitious students will very often find opportunities to take part in such research endeavors. Providing them with the chance to explore topics within their fields and disciplines in additional depth.

Drs. Manlu Liu and Yang Yu, for instance, have both received grants to hire undergraduate students to conduct research.

Liu will work with an undergraduate student to continue exploring the sustainability of community-based open source. More specifically, they will be examining relevant literature, collecting data, coding and analysis, and illustrating the results of their work.

Yu and the MIS student working with her will be assisting in ‘measuring CEO narcissism in earnings-based conference calls’. Their work will entail selecting, implementing, and testing text-mining algorithms; as well as natural language processing techniques.

Their work will be presented at the RIT Undergraduate Student Research Symposium in August, 2017.

---Saunders College of Business is one of nine colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Recognized and ranked internationally, Saunders is home to more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs across RIT Global Campuses in Rochester, New York, Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. Saunders College works in partnership with RIT’s entrepreneurial Venture Creations incubator and top ranked Albert J. Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship to integrate business education with RIT’s world-leading technical and creative programs. Saunders College offers undergraduate (BS), Masters (MS), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs where students gain real-world business experiences through a tradition of applied learning, cooperative education and capstone programs.

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