Evanston entrepreneur's 'mercy' card helps the needy – 11/30/12
The article profiles Mercy Card, a system through which donors give the homeless prepaid gift cards that are redeemable only at restaurants. The program was developed by Kellogg Student Jed JohnHope '13.
Time Out Chicago
Sleevecandy: second-hand threads for good – 11/30/12
Senior Lecturer of Finance William Sutter comments on the success of Sleevecandy, a startup founded as a project in his class by Reed Hushka (KSM '11), Hanif Perry (KSM '11), Andrew Fazekas (KSM '11) and Kavin Arumugham (KSM '11).
NU team wins national economic competition – 11/28/12
The article notes a Northwestern team won the annual College Fed Challenge, a competition in economic analysis and formulation of monetary policy. The team included Kellogg Certificate Program students Geoffrey Bery, David Chen and Eric Zhang.
Poets and Quants
Wrangling Great Recommendations – 11/21/12
The article notes advice from Jeremy Wilson '12, member of the Kellogg admissions committee, for seeking out letters of recommendation for business school applications.
Medill Reports: Chicago
Dear Nancy: advice from Massachusetts' adventures in health care – 11/20/12
The article highlights the keynote address by Harvard School of Public Health Associate Dean Nancy Turnbull at the Kellogg School’s “Transformations in Healthcare” Business of Healthcare conference. In the article, Kellogg students Lindsey Fujita '13 and Saurabh Shah '13 comment on the importance of the conference as a forum to discuss the future of health care.
Times of India
Lighting up hearts, the 'desi' way – 11/12/12
Christopher Whit Bernard '12 comments on opportunities to experience Indian culture as an international student at the Indian School of Business.
Kellogg School of Management Gay & Lesbian Association Debuts New Video on Coming Out – 11/05/12
The article highlights Kellogg’s Gay & Lesbian Management Association and a video the student organization posted on YouTube entitled “It Gets Better.” The video includes a statement from Dean Sally Blount: “To those of you who may watch this video, who are on the journey to embracing, accepting, and seeing your true selves, just know that there are a whole lot of people out there who love you, who respect you and want nothing more than for you to be truly the magnificent person you were born to be.”
MBA Changes How People Give Gifts with New Awesome Mobile App – 11/05/12
Matt Hartman (KSM `11) notes entrepreneurship programs he participated in at Kellogg, including Kellogg’s Venture Lab, NUvention and Kellogg Entrepreneurs Organization, and how these experiences prepared him to found his company, JustBecause.
B-School Twitter Roundup – 10/30/12
The article notes SlimBooks, a publishing industry startup led by Casey Bankord (PTMBA).
Stacy Blackman Consulting
SPOTLIGHT ON: KELLOGG ALUMS SHINE AT THE CHICAGO INNOVATION AWARDS – 10/29/12
The article notes “Up-and-Comer” winners at the 2012 Chicago Innovation Awards: the Northwestern Global Health Initiative, a team including Kara Palamountain `04, executive director of the Global Health Initiative at Kellogg and IBM Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Daniel Diermeier,that developed an HIV test for infants in developing countries; NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13; and BriteSeed, a medical technology startup led by a Northwestern team that includes Kellogg students.
HIV Test, Clean Energy and Surgical Safety Tool Recognized – 10/26/12
The article notes “Up-and-Comer” winners at the 2012 Chicago Innovation Awards: the Northwestern Global Health Initiative, a team including Kara Palamountain `04, executive director of the Global Health Initiative at Kellogg and IBM Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Daniel Diermeier, that developed an HIV test for infants in developing countries; NuMat Technologies, a startup company led by Kellogg JD-MBA students Ben Hernandez ’13 and Tabrez Ebrahim ’13; and BriteSeed, a medical technology startup led by a Northwestern team that includes Kellogg students.
Rewards programs: When do consumers compare experience over value? – 10/22/12
The article highlights research showing that consumers have less satisfaction when they buy or receive products that are easily counted, because their focus is on how much of the item they have rather than their experience with it. The study is co-authored by Professor of Marketing Neal Roese and PhD student Jingjing Ma.
Chicago Bears’ Pink Campaign Aims to Fire Up Female Fans – 10/16/12
Nicky Schmidt '13 shares insights from Kellogg School research into effectiveness of NFL marketing efforts targeting female fans, and comments on impact of the league’s breast cancer awareness campaign.
Crain’s Chicago Business
Why MBA programs are moving to a one-year timeframe – 10/08/12
Markus Scott '13 discusses his decision to enroll in the Kellogg School’s one-year MBA program. Associate Dean of MBA Programs and Dean of Students Betsy Ziegler also notes the growth of the school’s one-year program in relation to its two-year program.