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Crickets for Dinner Anyone? A Crazy, Yet Clever Idea from Students of McGill University

Published: 26Apr2013

Five students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Canada offered a rather innovative (read bizarre) solution to the challenge of the 2013 Hult Prize, considered by some...

Desautels Students' Concept of Solving Urban Hunger with Diet of Crickets Scores Big Points in Social Entrepreneurship Contest

Published: 6May2013

A world without hunger could mean a world with a lot more crickets, according to a team of MBA students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.  ...

MBAs champion social entrepreneurship and compete for $1 million

Published: 29Apr2013

A group of Desautels MBA students beat out over 40 teams and 10,000 applicants, including representatives from Harvard, MIT, and Yale, to win the 2013 Hult Prize Boston Regional Finals....

Carleton Grad among Finalists in Prestigious Hult Prize Competition

Published: 4Apr2013

This fall, Carleton alumnus Gabe Mott and his team will stand before world business leaders and former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ask for $1 million. His goal is to help put crickets on dinner...

Feeding the World's Under-Nourished... With Crickets

Published: 4Apr2013

Insects are not regular fare on Western menus, but a surprising number of people worldwide--perhaps as many as 2.5 billion--eat them happily on a regular basis. High in protein, low in fat, and...

Hult Prize: Ending Hunger, One Cricket at a Time

Published: 26Mar2013

If I broke the news to you that MBA students tend to be highly competitive individuals, you may not be too surprised. The Pope is, also, apparently Catholic, and all politicians are credible and...

McGill students use crickets for a business model

Published: 12Mar2013

A group of McGill students (Mohammed Ashour, Gabriel Mott, Shobhita Soor, Jesse Pearlstein and Zev Thompson) hope their plan to breed crickets for use as a viable food source will be a million...

Crickets as food source

Published: 12Mar2013

With his team, Mohammed Ashour, a Master's candidate at McGill University, won a regional championship of a special competition to have their proposal of crickets as a food source for impoverished...

KPMG Announces winners of the 2013 National Competition

Published: 12Mar2013

McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao, Shirley Xu Wang and their team have won the 2013 National Ace the Case competition on March 2. Jean...

MBA students win first place at USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge

Published: 6Mar2013

MBA students Khaled Kahale, Hamidreza Mafi, Juan Camilo Ramirez, David Solomon and Scott Weatherhead represented Desautels Faculty of Management for the first time at the USC Marshall Global...

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