Kellogg in the News

Poets & Quants

New MBA Loan Program For Internationals – 10/03/14

Article reports on Prodigy Finance’s new loan program for international students who pursue MBAs at Harvard, Sloan, Stern, Kellogg, Booth, Ross and Wharton.

Poets & Quants

Why Obama Went To The Kellogg School – 10/02/14

Article reports that President Obama chose to speak at Kellogg because of the faculty relationships with the White House and the diversity of the students. Quotes Dean Sally Blount, who said, “We represent such a diversity of political views and our MBAs go into a greater diversity of jobs in the economy than the other top five business schools.” 

The Wall Street Journal

Obama Outlines Economic Case Ahead of Midterms – 10/02/14

Article reports on President Obama’s speech at Kellogg on Thursday. The speech was also covered by MarketWatch, Businessweek, The Washington Post TV, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Reuters, Politico and Huffington Post

The Wall Street Journal

Obama Embraces Economic Record in Midterms Push – 10/02/14

Article reports on the announcement that President Obama would deliver a speech on the economy at Kellogg on Thursday. USA Today, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune and Huffington Post also reported on the announcement.

American Express Open Forum

4 Steps to Reinventing Your Company – 10/01/14
Article quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky and includes his tips for businesses preparing their reinvention strategies.

Study: Unemployment Insurance Prevented 1.4 Million Foreclosures – 10/01/14
Article reports on research by Professors David Matsa and Brian Melzer on the role that unemployment insurance played on consumer credit during the Great Recession.

Chicago Tribune

Laundry service app launches in Chicago – 10/01/14
Quotes Professor Linda Darragh, who said that customers will be hesitant about whether clothes will be well cared for and washed to their particular standards.


The NFL Brand – Discuss – 09/30/14
Quotes Professor Greg Carpenter, who said, “Transparency, empathy, and compassion can help put the scandal in the past, and minimize the damage to the NFL’s reputation.”


The next great startup: Why selling to businesses beats selling to consumers – 09/30/14
Article by Professor Linda Darragh lists six lessons that entrepreneurs can learn from B2B companies about how to launch the next great startup, including targeting the first customers wisely and focusing on opportunities to generate reoccurring revenue.

Becker’s Hospital CFO

Hospital ratings: What the shift from inpatient to outpatient means for performance measurement – 09/29/14
Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said that volume-related hospital metrics will continue to be important in assessing performance and profitability going forward, but which volumes have the most impact will change as healthcare providers focus on population health management.


A Marketing Summit, a Meeting of LGBT MBAs, and Everything Else Happening at B-Schools This Week – 09/29/14

Article lists events hosted by b-schools including Kellogg and Booth this week.

Chicago Tribune

The economic impact of air traffic sabotage – 09/29/14
Quotes Professor Thomas Hubbard, who said that in one way, the sabotage incident was worse than a snowstorm, in that people didn't have time to adjust.


Why It’s Important to Reinvent Yourself – 09/29/14
Article profiles Professor Lloyd Shefsky and his book, Invent Reinvent Thrive. “The need to reinvent is very rarely clear, but if you pay attention, it’s likely writing on the wall of the box you need to bust out of,” Shefsky said.

Financial Times

The Academic Week Ahead – 09/28/14

Article lists events hosted by b-schools including Ross and Kellogg this week.


Moving From Mindless Expansion to Focused Growth – 09/26/14

Article reports on Senior Fellow Sanjay Khosla and Professor Mohan Sawhney’s book, Fewer, Bigger, Bolder. “Expansion can become addictive, and after a while companies tend to binge like junkies on product variants, brands, acquisitions and new markets,” Khosla said.


Why Companies Prefer Amateurs for Some Jobs – 09/24/14

Article reports on A.T. Kearney’s training labs, where students from Ross, Kellogg and Booth solve business problems for companies such as Brooks Brothers, Costco and Siemens. 


A Handful of Elite Business Schools Are Also Academic Powerhouses – 09/23/14

Article reports on b-schools with professors who wrote papers in the top 1 percent of citations in their field. Booth has six of these professors, Kellogg has two and Stern has one.


Billy Beane Shows Why Leaders Can't Leave Data Science to the Data Scientists – 09/23/14
Article by Professor Florian Zettelmeyer argues that an understanding of analytics must become part of the repertoire of all managers and ultimately part of the organization’s DNA.

The Economist

Extra curricular activity – 09/23/14

Article reports on changes in MBA curriculums, including Kellogg’s six new courses on growth and three on data analysis. Mentions increased flexibility and class choice at Booth, Wharton and Columbia.


After the march, what's next for climate change? – 09/23/14
Quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who said, “The real issue is how do you keep it going, year after year, because this isn’t a problem that you solve one time and then you’re done. It’s sort of an ongoing challenge for all of us.”