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Dr. Valeriano Concludes Monday Night Speaker Series

April 9, 2013: On April 8, 2013 Menlo College welcomed Brandon Valeriano, Ph.D., from the University of Glasgow as the final presenter for this semester’s Monday Night Speakers Series. Dr. Valeriano discussed cyberwar and cyber fear and stressed caution when faced with phishing emails, he also suggested regular updates to software and computers to avoid falling victim to hackers and cyber terrorists. …

Spring 2013 Research Colloquium: Financing of Start-up Firms

April 2, 2013: On Thursday April 4, 2013, Menlo College will hold the last session in the Spring 2013 Research Colloquium series. Dima Leschinskii, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance at Menlo, will present the paper “Financing of Start-up Firms, VC Exits, and Developments in the Trading of Shares of Private Firms” that he co-authored with Jan Jindra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance.…

Menlo Celebrates Academic Excellence

March 27, 2013: On Friday March 22, 2013, Menlo College held the annual Honors Convocation dinner to recognize student academic success. Students and their families, faculty, and staff came together to celebrate students on the Dean’s List and recipients of special awards, including the Board of Trustees Award, the highest honor that a student can receive at Menlo. “I had a wonderful…

Human Rights Essay Competition

March 1, 2013: Be the change you wish to see in the world – Mahatma Gandhi In memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Student Union (BSU) in collaboration with faculty hosted a freshman Human Rights Essay Competition. All students freshmen taking English composition courses were asked to write an essay about human rights. The essays were judged by faculty; three…