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MSU student wins first place for fishing gear business

Entrepreneurship can be like fishing — sometimes you don’t get even a nibble and sometimes you land a lunker. Indeed, one local college student might have just caught a world-beater. Mississippi State University wildlife and fisheries major Charles Parker hooked the $10,000 first place prize during MSU’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship Week for his fishing gear business. ...

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Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal and early investor in Facebook, has recently argued that there is a bubble in higher education. He argues that higher education is overpriced and that students are not getting the value for their investment. In a radical move, he has sponsored a Thiel Fellowship to provide grants of up to $100,000 for 20 students under ...

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