Kellogg in the News

Crain’s Chicago Business

1871 names first female CEO – 02/13/18
Article announces Kellogg Chief Innovation Officer Betsy Ziegler as the new CEO of the incubator, 1871. Ziegler will serve as the first female CEO of the incubator. Also covered in Built In Chicago, Chicago Inno, The Chicago Sun-Times and The Chicago Tribune.


A Closer Look at Trump’s Proposed Medicare, Medicaid Cuts – 02/13/18
Article quotes Professor Amanda Starc on the potential implications of Medicaid cuts. Starc said she disagrees that the cuts will be good for the program and that it will cost states more to enforce the work requirements than it’ll save from the cuts.

Chicago Magazine

Inside the Marriage Lab – 02/12/18

Article spotlights Professor Eli Finkel and his social experiments regarding marriage. Chicago Magazine placed Finkel on the cover of this month’s issue.


The Japan That Can Say ‘Yes’ to the Future: Humility, Confidence, Innovation and Robots – 02/12/18
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott argues that despite 30 years of underperformance, Japan has a credible opportunity to be a global leader for the future.


Leaving Well: Why The Last 90 Days Matter – 02/12/18
Article by Dean Sally Blount delves into the less-discussed final 90 days of a job. Blount said it is important to control timing, to both ensure a smooth transition and leave the company well.


Hidden Brain: When Did Marriage Become So Hard? – 02/12/18
Podcast chats with Professor Eli Finkel, who argues that modern-day marriage is difficult because our expectations of marriage have increased dramatically in recent decades.

Poets & Quants

Tech’s Appetite for MBA Graduates Explodes – 02/11/18
Article highlights the rise of tech and its impact on MBA recruitment. The article highlights the increase in the number of tech grads from 2013 to 2017 at top MBA schools. Kellogg has seen a 13 percent increase, seeing its tech graduates rise from 12 percent to 25 percent.

Poets & Quants

B-School Bulletin – 02/10/18
Article highlights insights from Professor Sarit Markovich on the issues that surround cryptocurrencies. Article also highlights as the NEST project, which Professor Kara Palamountain is a member of, and how the project recently won $15 million to help even preventable newborn deaths in Africa.

The Economist

Bitcoin and its rivals offer no shelter from the storm – 02/08/18
Article on the looming crypto-currency bubble quotes Professor Sarit Markovich, who said that many retail investors bought crypto-currencies not out of rational calculations but for fear of missing out.


How Many More Jobs Would There Be Without the Trade Deficit? – 02/07/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy examines the potential implications associated with a reduced trade deficit. Levy examines the common fallacy that reducing the trade deficit would actually lead to more jobs.

Poets & Quants

P&Q’s Top MBA Startups: Naked, Fitness Tracking in 3D – 02/07/18
Article spotlights the startup Naked Labs and interviews the company’s COO / Kellogg alumnus Ed Sclater. Since graduating from Kellogg in 2014, Sclater has worked on the product that shows how your body is changing with each workout.

My Startup Journey

" & EVC President" – 02/07/18
Professor Paul Corona has been featured on the Kellogg EVC Club podcast, "My Startup Journey." In this episode, Kellogg entrepreneur, David Hasebrook mentions taking Corona's course, "Personal Leadership Insights", which teaches MBA students what it takes to be an executive leader.

The Wall Street Journal

How do your Financial Adviser’s Fees Compares? Good Luck Figuring it Out – 02/07/18
Article by Visiting Professor Ben Harris discusses how to evaluate if you are getting a good value with your financial adviser. Harris highlights the difficulty in obtaining industry information on the different rates advisers charge.

Poets & Quants

Small Progress for Women MBA Founders – 02/06/18
Article highlights the top women-founded MBA startups. The article mentions Kellogg startup Wise Apple, which was ranked the No. 82 women-founded startup.

Strong Suit

Strong Suit, Help Your Staff Achieve Work/Life Integration. Help Your Bottom Line. – 02/06/18
Podcast conducted by Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman discusses how to have a successful work/life integration, which is key to a fruitful personal and career life.

tharawat magazine

The Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises: The Quest for Theory-Driven, Evidence-Based Frameworks – 02/06/18
Article interviews Professor Justin Craig about Kellogg’s unique center for family enterprises. Craig discusses the role of the center, its research priorities, and how it plans to help family-driven businesses in the future.

WGN Radio

The Opening Bell 2/6/18 – 02/06/18
Radio interview features commentary from Professor Derek Rucker on the best Super Bowl ads, including the Amazon Alexa ad.

ABC Chicago

Reviewing the Super Bowl ads – 02/05/18
Video features commentary from Professor Derek Rucker on the winners and losers from Kellogg’s Super Bowl Ad Review.

Associated Press

Here’s a look at the best and the worst Super Bowl ads – 02/05/18
Article showcases the best and worst ads from the 2018 Super Bowl. The article quotes Professor Tim Calkins about the heavily-criticized Ram truck spot. Also seen in The Washington Post.

Associated Press

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash – 02/05/18
Article discusses the Ram truck ad that aired during the 2018 Super Bowl and used a MLK speech in the background. The article quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who said the use of the speech to promote Ram trucks strikes many people as crass.