Poets & Quants
Battle Of The B-School Ice Buckets – 08/21/14
Article reports on b-schools that have participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Duke challenged Wharton, and Columbia plans to challenge Kellogg, Harvard and Stanford.
Lifestyle Radio Network
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who talks about the need for businesses to continuously reinvent themselves in order to thrive. Segment starts at 5:15.
Millennial Recruitment and Impact Investing – 08/19/14
Article lists b-schools that offer courses on social enterprise, impact investing or sustainability, including HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth, Stern, Stanford, Columbia and Ross. Also mentions Kellogg’s Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.
Poets & Quants
Which Schools Produce the Highest Returns? – 08/19/14
Article reports on Financial Times' ranking of B-schools by their return on investment, comparing average costs with average salaries. Top-ranked schools ranked low by this measure due to higher tuition. Kellogg ranked 92, compared with its overall FT ranking of 15.
Gary Fencik: A 'hit-man' aims high – 08/14/14
Article profiles former Chicago Bears safety and Kellogg alumnus Gary Fencik, who now works in private equity. In 1985, Fencik completed his MBA and won the Super Bowl.
The New York Times
Helping Prevent Foreclosures – 08/14/14
Article reports on a study by Professors Brian Melzer and David Matsa that found that the $250 billion paid out in federally funded unemployment benefits helped prevent an estimated 1.4 million foreclosures from July 2008 to December 2012.