How to join the 1% – 05/14/15
Article reviews Professor Lauren Rivera’s new book “Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs,” which discusses the pressing question of maximizing the chances of joining elite professional services firms.
WTTW - Chicago Tonight
Municipal Bankruptcy in Illinois – 05/14/15
Video panel includes Professor Don Haider discussing whether Chicago should declare bankruptcy as its financial challenges grow in light of its credit downgrade to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service, and what this would mean for the city.
Are You an "O" Type Marketer? – 05/08/15
Article quotes Professor Brian Uzzi on the challenges marketers face when they have an ‘O-dependent’ product - meaning that consumers consult other people’s opinions before buying - in the digital era and how to overcome that challenge by utilizing data sets.
Poets & Quants
M7 Schools Launch Nepal Aid Drive – 05/02/15
Article talks about M7 b-schools’ collaborative fundraising efforts surrounding the recent Nepal earthquake, and quotes Kellogg student body president Ben Dowell saying that Kellogg knows friends and families affected firsthand by the disaster.
Game On – 05/01/15
This article cites Professor Neal Roese’s research on how people who see a three-year plan as an example may pay back their card statements more slowly than otherwise.