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Bear Studios Director is Olin Business School's Class of 2020 Keynote Speaker
05.18.2020 Lexi Jackson, Advisor
Lexi Jackson, a past director, was chosen to speak to Olin Business School's Class of 2020 graduating class during their virtual graduation ceremony!
Strategy Consultant Receives the Prestigious Truman Scholarship
04.15.2020 Max Klapow, Strategy Consultant
Max Klapow, a rising Senior and Strategy Consultant for Bear Studios, received the coveted Truman Scholarship this past April.
Challenging Confirmation Bias through Creativity and Connectivity
11.27.2019 Lexi Jackson, Advisor
TEDxWUSTL: What word connects the following three words to one another: sore, sweat, shoulder? If you answered “exercise,” you are not alone. Our own cognitive barriers and biases prevent us from making creative associations between diverse sets of people and ideas in our own lives. In this case, these barriers prevent us from identifying the correct answer: “cold.” This talk explains the crippling effects of confirmation bias on our own creative potential and includes practical methods of overcoming these biases and barriers to drive both creativity and connectivity.
A New Educational Opportunity
03.11.2019 Peter Delaney, Advisor
Published in Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy (EEX), a peer-reviewed journal.
Article by Peter Delaney, Ken Harrington and Emre Toker