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Women Bring Science to College Roommate Matching

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8/22/2014 9:00 PM
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­­Bloomberg Businessweek  (Aug. 22): “Women Bring Science to College Roommate Matching"

UNH is an early-adopter of a Chicago startup called Compatibility, which uses an app based on an algorithm and an online service that helps college students find highly compatible roommates. "I liked where they were heading," said University of New Haven's Associate Dean of Residential Life and Housing Nicole McGrath. "When you're involved with a company in their starting phases, you know you get to shape and assist the evolution of the product. ... There's a lot of learning back and forth. I liked that they were willing to take our student feedback."

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