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David Schonthal, clinical associate professor and director of the Zell Fellows Program, advises students in the Kellogg School Innovation Lab.

Kellogg startups aim to solve complex global problems

Kellogg startups aim to solve complex global problems

Experiential courses and individualized co-curricular programming provide the launch pad students need to tackle big issues

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Associate Professor of Finance Joshua Rauh

Paying the pension tab

06/22/11 – Associate Professor Joshua Rauh calculates the tax hikes and spending cuts that will be needed to fulfill public pension promises

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Four Pillar Award winners, from left: Frank Sasso, Ada Osakwe, Adam Louras and Josh Engel, all members of the Class of 2011. Not pictured: Franco Famularo ’11.

2011 Four Pillar Awards

06/16/11 – Five Kellogg students are honored for their leadership in and beyond the classroom

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2011 Kellogg Cup

2011 Kellogg Cup

06/14/11 – Northwestern undergraduate Luke Liu captures the title with his business plan for TicketSnagger

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At the May 23 debate, Shashwat Yadav ’11 (right) and Associate Professor Gad Allon took the position that international U.S. aid causes more harm than good. By the end of the debate, two-thirds of those in attendance agreed.

The Kellogg Debates

06/10/11 – Student-faculty teams face off over whether U.S. foreign aid is a hindrance or a help

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Florian Zettelmeyer named Professor of the Year

Florian Zettelmeyer named Professor of the Year

06/09/11 – Zettelmeyer, the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Marketing, thanks students for their hard work in the classroom

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Professor Adam Galinsky

Thinking outside the box

06/06/11 – Kellogg researchers find that “mind-body dissonance” enhances creativity

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Students win health and wellness challenge

Social Entrepreneurship in Health & Wellness Challenge

06/03/11 – Kellogg and Northwestern students team up to bring healthy food to underserved communities

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Daniel Diermeier

Reputation Rules

06/02/11 – In his new book and blog, Daniel Diermeier explains why reputation management should top every firm's priority list

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China Business Conference 2011

2011 Greater China Business Conference

06/01/11 – Experts take a closer look at the strategies Chinese firms are using to expand beyond the Great Wall

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“We gain a competitive advantage from the intimacy the owner/operator has with the customer,” Joe DePinto ’99, president and CEO of 7-Eleven, told Kellogg students May 25.

Taking a store-centric approach

05/31/11 – 7-Eleven CEO Joe DePinto ’99 talks about ‘championing change’ at the fast-growing chain

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John W. Bluford ’75, president and CEO of Truman Medical Centers and recipient of the 2011 Laura G. Jackson Award

2011 MacEachern Symposium

05/27/11 – Truman Medical Centers CEO John W. Bluford ’75 is honored for the ‘significant role’ he has played in shaping national healthcare policy

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Kathryn Hayley ’84, CEO of Aon Hewitt Consulting, Americas, addressed students at a May 16 symposium on Kellogg’s Part-Time campus. “Any certainty is better than uncertainty for your people,” Hayley said.

A tale of two cultures

05/26/11 – Aon Hewitt Consulting CEO Kathryn Hayley ’84 shares a textbook example of successful change management

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Eric Lefkovsky

Pivot, act and balance

05/25/11 – Groupon co-founder Eric Lefkofsky shares the lessons he learned while riding the learning curve

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David Chen ’84, founder and CEO of the Equilibrium Capital Group, delivered the keynote address at the San Francisco IMPACT event on May 11. The event drew 120 guests, including alumni and newly admitted students who will attend Kellogg in the fall.

Kellogg IMPACT Series — San Francisco

05/24/11 – Equilibrium Capital CEO David Chen ’84 makes the case for impact investing

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Latin America needs more entrepreneurs, said keynote speaker Alfredo Capote ’98, managing director of Goldman Sachs Mexico. He called on students to create jobs and serve as leaders in the region.

2011 Latin American Business Conference

05/23/11 – The region offers rich returns, but social and economic inequities must be addressed, speakers say

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Associate Professor Ben Jones

Age and great invention

05/20/11 – Scientists are making their breakthrough discoveries later in life than ever, finds Associate Professor Benjamin Jones, winner of the 2011 Stanley Reiter Best Paper Award

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“We are a brand business,” Jim Wilson, CEO of Atari SA, said at the 2011 Turnaround Management Conference. “Own the customer and build the brand.”

2011 Turnaround Management Conference

05/19/11 – Atari SA CEO Jim Wilson talks about making an old brand new again

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Hayneedle Inc. Chairman Carter Cast ’92 (left) and New World Ventures partner Matt McCall ’91 spoke to Kellogg students on May 3.

'Be true to who you are'

05/18/11 – Kellogg alumni encourage students to take the long view in their careers and in life

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Brian Gunia, a Ph.D. student in management and organizations

Tipping the scales toward truth

05/17/11 – Conversation and contemplation lead to more ethical decisions, a new Kellogg study finds

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Adam Galinsky named Ver Steeg Fellow

05/17/11 – University fellowship honors excellence in research

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