McIntire Now

business section of newspaper
March 22, 2019

A new lawsuit was filed in California against your business. The suit charges that your company’s diesel engine cars have been spewing nitrogen oxide emissions at a rate of 40 times higher than the federal limit—and those emissions are potentially responsible for the failing health of a nine-year-old. A reporter wants a comment from your CEO. Now. This setup is just the first in a series of sudden escalations that McIntire third-year students in the Integrated Core Experience (ICE) grapple with during ICE’s annual crisis communication simulation.

Arin Sime
March 22, 2019

Arin Sime has a long history of developing software, founding companies—and as with his latest venture—applying his experience to create a positive impact.

Tom Tom Founders Festival logo
March 21, 2019

McIntire alumni guest speakers will tackle topics ranging from renewable energy to biotech and entrepreneurship.

Michael Schrage
March 19, 2019

In advance of this year’s edition of McIntire’s Center for the Management of Information Technology’s (CMIT) Knowledge Continuum: Digital Innovation May 10, we spoke to Continuum speaker Schrage about what makes disruptors successful and the importance of organizations being flexible with strategy.

NYC buildings
March 11, 2019

VUREC, the Virginia Undergraduate Real Estate Club, is on its way to becoming McIntire-affiliated.

Dina Tamimi
March 11, 2019

If you think that traffic is bad now, consider this: By 2050, cities could experience growth of 13%, accounting for 68% of the entire world population. That’s going to make congestion even worse—while security will become a more problematic issue. There will also be an increased need for utilities, as a greater number of people need to draw on the same finite sources. Are we doomed? Dina Tamimi, Director of Smart Cities and Industry Verticals for High Growth Regions at technology conglomerate Honeywell, says intelligent solutions and smart technologies may save the day.

Melody Koh
March 8, 2019

McIntire alumna Melody Koh has been promoted to Partner at NextView Ventures, a Boston- and New York City-based seed-stage venture capital investment firm focused on tech companies.

Ed Deng
March 7, 2019

In a move to bring better communication between diabetics and healthcare providers in Japan, Health2Sync has partnered with Novo Nordisk Pharma to improve the outcomes of people living with diabetes. Ed Deng, Co-Founder and CEO of the Health2Sync app and healthcare provider platform and a McIntire Global Advisory Board member, says the Japanese market is ready for the improved treatment innovation his company provides.