Woxsen University expands labs, academic infrastructure with competitions

Woxsen University rebrands existing labs, academic infrastructure and introduces competitions, hackathons to connect with Ivy League best practices.

Woxsen University expands labs, academic infrastructure with competitions Carlos Scheel with winners of the James Stoner sustainability competition at Woxsen University. (Picture: Press Release)
Careers360 Connect | Nov 25, 2022 - 2:49 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad rebrand its existing labs and academic infrastructure and introduce new initiatives in the form of competitions and hackathons.

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Through its chair professorships, Woxsen University has released competitions such as the James Stone sustainability competition. These competitions are case-study, project or presentation based that will be open to students from various universities across India. Such initiatives aim to develop a larger connect between Ivy League best practices and Woxsen University.

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The James Stoner sustainability competition held at the university posed the question- what are the key drivers for successful realization of sustainability? The competition saw a massive participation from students across schools of business, design and technology. The students were divided in teams of four and were to present their posters to the chief guest EGADE Business School, Mexico, Carols Scheel.

The poster presentations showed a diverse range of ideas from the students, the winning teams had posters on themes including electronic waste disposal, recycling plastic bottles and sustainable education. Other themes ranged from cultural sustainability, reconsidering new purchases- Woxsen thrift shop, carbon emission to poverty reduction among others.

Some of the other labs and competitions established include

  • Valarie Zeithmal professor of services marketing – Valarie Zeithmal services

    marketing competition

  • Prasad Padmanabhan professor of international finance – Prasad Padmanabhan
    finance studio and Padmanabhan financial inclusion competition

  • Bruce Bueno de Mesquita professor of behavioural public policy - Bruce Bueno de
    Mesquita political science essay competition

  • David Scott Kastan professor of English Literature - David Scott Kastan literary


  • David Hirshleifer chair professor of behavioural and social finance - David
    Hirshleifer behavioural finance lab

  • Catherine Harper chair professor of design - Catherine Harper fashion textilelLab

  • Margaret L Bishop professor of strategic design and management - Margaret L
    Bishop studio garment construction and fashion design

Vice president, Raul V Rodriguez, said: “The initiatives have helped our learner community develop a larger understanding of global standards and industry requirements.”

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