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MUM Prepares Students for the Data-Mining Revolution    
By Andy Hallman/Fairfield Ledger/December 13, 2013
Finding the Needle in the Haystack
Maharishi University of Management is becoming a key player on the national stage for its research into data mining.

Data mining refers to techniques for finding useful knowledge in a vast sea of information. Due to a recent partnership between IBM and MUM, university students have free access to IBM software to help them crunch huge data sets. They’re using those tools from IBM in a course titled “Business Intelligence and Data Mining,” taught by MUM professor Anil Maheshwari.

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Linlin Shi Named Lean Accounting Student of the Year    

MUM Ph.D. Candidate, Ye Shi (Linlin), was awarded the 2013 Lean Enterprise Institute’s Annual Lean Accounting Student Award at the 2013 Lean Accounting Summit in Orlando, Florida on October 17-18 ( Included in her award was a complimentary registration at the Summit and $500 towards her travel expenses. 

The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) recognizes students and professors who have been actively engaged in research, education, and the development of lean accounting and accounting for lean. This award continues a pattern of recognition from LEI.  In 2009 Dr. Bargerstock was named Lean Accounting Professor of Year.  In 2011, Manjunath Rao was named Student of the Year for his PhD dissertation at MUM.  And, now Lin Lin received the same award for 2013.

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