Kellogg in the News


How Illinois Universities Power the Chicago Startup Ecosystem – 02/20/18
Article delves into the evolution of Chicago as one of the largest cities for startups and tech. Article credits the surge to the increase in STEM majors at Illinois universities, and cites Kellogg as one of the top two MBA programs in the country, serving as a leader in entrepreneurship.


REBBL, And How Magic Can Power Your Brand – 02/20/18
Article by Adjunct Lecturer Paul Earle discusses the concept of brand magic through the lens of Sheryl O’Loughlin, who serves as the CEO of the beverage company REBBL.

Poets & Quants

B-School Bulletin – 02/18/18
Article highlights Professor Bobby Calder’s insights on bridging the gap between sales and marketing. The article cites Calder’s findings that digital offerings like webinars and branded blogs, result in more leads and more sales than in-person, content-marketing events.


FDA Opens New Path for Alzheimer’s Therapy as Failures Mount – 02/15/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the implications for health insurers and the government that come with an increased pressure to pay for new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. Also covered in the Chicago Tribune.

CNN Money

How Taco Bell’s ex-CEO can clean up Chipotle’s mess – 02/15/18
Article quotes Professor Russell Walker on the potential challenges new Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol could face. Walker said Niccol needs to figure out how to get people to spend on a main dish and tack on a side.


Philadelphia makes an economic case for safe injection sites – 02/15/18
Article explains how Philadelphia is inviting private organizations to operate safe injection sites in the city, quoting Professor Craig Garthwaite on how some sites could need housing and injection services for years, which could wipe out savings. “Even if we don’t save money, but we have fewer people dying, it doesn’t just need to show up in cost savings, it can show up in increased longevity and fewer people passing away.”

The Atlantic

Another School Shooting — But Who’s Counting? – 02/14/18

Article on the recent school shooting tragedy in Florida, mentions Professor Adam Pah and how he created one of the most comprehensive existing databases on school shootings from 1990 to 2013. The article said Pah found a correlation between economic distress and school shootings, specifically with unemployment and foreclosure.


Q&A: Author Jeff Hyman Wants You to Stop Hiring the Wrong People – 02/14/18

Article interviews Adjunct Lecturer Jeff Hyman about the importance of hiring rockstars, even though they may seem too expensive for company budgets.

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.