Every Time We Say Goodbye – 05/01/14
Print-edition article looks at why people hesitate to change unhappy work or personal situations. Article quotes Professor Neal Roese, who said a successful entrepreneur "tends not to regret taking action, is the sort of person who is not impulsive, not emotional, and not prone to overthinking."
Smiling Can Make You Feel Rotten – 04/17/14
Article explores the myth that smiling makes a person feel better and quotes Professor Aparna Labroo, who said, "People who feel they smile because they're always trying to manage their mood--and fake it, essentially--are going to feel much worse."
Poets & Quants
B-School Deans' White House Pow-Wow – 04/17/14
Article covers the meeting of White House senior administrators with business school deans, including Dean Sally Blount, and focuses on their discussion of the pay gap between male and female MBA graduates.
The Wall Street Journal
B-School Deans Get to Work at the White House – 04/17/14
Article covers Wednesday's meeting between White House senior administrators and deans from the top 14 U.S. business schools, including Kellogg. Deans discussed how to improve workplace conditions for working families, particularly women.
Blue Sky Innovation
How Innoblative uses competitions to build a cancer-removing device – 04/16/14
Article profiles Innoblative Designs, a Northwestern student's health technology company, which raises funds by competing in entrepreneurial events. It also receives support from Kellogg, which awarded Innoblative's COO a scholarship to be put toward the company.
White House calls in the deans – 04/16/14
Dean Sally Blount and other deans from top business schools met with senior administration officials at the White House to discuss how to best prepare their students as leaders for the 21st century workplace.
GM, Comcast hearings struggle selling stories – 04/13/14
Column questions the efficacy of congressional hearings after a senator used the Comcast hearing to ask if he should switch back to cable. Quotes Professor Daniel Diermeier, saying, "This has become so commonplace now that it's become one of the situations that (top executives and other witnesses) need to be prepared for…"
Here’s a thought: Think about work – 04/09/14
Article covers how workers can go beyond surface level thinking with retrospection of one’s thought process. Professor Kelly Goldsmith explains how it can be difficult to do that in the moment of making a decision, and how it can benefit a worker even if companies don’t incentivize it.
MBAs Design Sustainable Investment Funds – 04/07/14
Article discusses how Fresh Coast Capital, from the Kellogg, will receive $10,000 as the winner of the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. It encourages business school students to develop scalable, institutional-grade financial vehicles to solve serious social and environmental problems.