Rutgers Business School team wins $1M ‘Nobel Prize for students’

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Above: Former President Bill Clinton presents the Rutgers Business School team with the $1 million Hult Prize.

A Rutgers Business School team’s transportation plan to return dignity to millions of refugees garnered it the $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship this weekend.

The prize is often referred to as the Nobel Prize for students.

The four-person team beat out finalists from Harvard University’s Kennedy School, the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, the University of Waterloo, the University of Calgary and York University. The students were the first Rutgers team to make the finals, beating out 50,000 participants from more than 100 countries.

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