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Carmita Semaan ’04, Jessica Tsai ’17, Karlo Young ’15, were among the students and alumni named 2017 Youn Impact Scholars.

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Kellogg announces 2017 Youn Impact Scholars

Diverse group embody spirit and social action of award’s namesake

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The Kellogg School of Management announced that it has raised more than $2.7 million dollars during its “Meet Us at a Million Challenge,” a campaign in which 10 leading Kellogg alumni pledged to match any Kellogg Leadership Circle-level gift of $2,500 or more ($1,000 or more for recent graduates) up to $1 million.

“Meet Us at a Million Challenge” raises more than $2.7 million

07/26/16 – More than 400 donors contribute to campaign, with funds going toward Annual Fund.

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Don Haider retires as Kellogg Board Fellows director

Don Haider retires as Kellogg Board Fellows director

06/20/16 – Renowned leader of social impact at Kellogg helped develop program

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A trio of Kellogg students won a total of $170,000 to launch and develop their social impact startups through Kellogg’s annual social impact awards.

Kellogg announces 2016 Social Impact Awards winners

06/13/16 – Three Kellogg social entrepreneurs will receive a total of $170,000 to launch and develop their startups

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IDEO Partner Tom Kelley talks creativity and how to bring it into an organization

Leading with creative confidence

06/09/16 – IDEO Partner Tom Kelley talks creativity and how to bring it into an organization

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Kellogg continues to shine in the realm of social impact

Kellogg continues to shine in the realm of social impact

05/13/16 – New director reinforces the school’s decades-long legacy of focusing on the power of business as a driver of social change

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Tech entrepreneur Emile Cambry expands on his innovation center to make resources available in economically challenged regions

Start Me Up: Emile Cambry Jr. ’08

02/19/16 – A tech entrepreneur expands on his innovation center to make resources available in economically challenged regions

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Five Kellogg students and six alumni have been named this year’s Youn Impact Scholars.

Kellogg announces 2016 Youn Impact Scholars

02/01/16 – New awardees to meet with past scholars during Reunion weekend

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As a buyer and builder of urgent care centers, Andrea Malik Roe '08 is redefining what it means to do well and do good

Start Me Up: Andrea Malik Roe ’07

01/12/16 – As a buyer and builder of urgent care centers, Andrea Malik Roe is redefining what it means to do well and do good

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Kellogg faculty, alumni honored at ChicagoInno’s “50 on Fire” awards

Kellogg faculty, alumni honored at Chicago Inno’s “50 on Fire” Awards

12/23/15 – Startups and professors take center stage at ceremony celebrating Chicago innovation

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An introduction from the network helped Barry Leslie '08 make an acquisition that more than doubled the size of his firm

Start Me Up: Barry Leslie ’08

12/14/15 – An introduction made through the Kellogg network helped Barry Leslie double the size of his firm.

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The Kellogg School of Management named nine students to the 2015-16 cohort of Zell Fellows, a program designed to help students develop market-ready businesses by graduation.

Kellogg announces 2015-16 Zell Fellows

12/04/15 – Program provides resources and mentorship to aspiring entrepreneurs

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Kellogg alumni and student turn polluted brownfields into profitable farms

Fresh Coast Capital brings green to the Rust Belt

12/01/15 – Kellogg alumni and student turn polluted brownfields into profitable farms

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Patience has been a virtue for Peter Simmie '75, who founded a successful business in his 60s

Start Me Up: Peter Simmie ’75

11/18/15 – Patience has been a virtue for Peter Simmie, who founded a successful business in his 60s

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7-Eleven President and CEO Joe DePinto '99 helps kick off the school’s inaugural Kellogg on Growth Forum.

To grow, serve

11/12/15 – 7-Eleven CEO Joe DePinto ’99 explains why servant leaders make the best leaders

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Kellogg hosts inaugural growth forum

11/10/15 – First-ever Kellogg on Growth Forum brings together faculty, students and business leaders to discuss ways to inspire growth

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Scott Mandell '01 followed his father’s advice — and Oprah Winfrey’s — in starting allergen-free snack food company Enjoy Life Foods

Start Me Up: Scott Mandell ’01

10/21/15 – Scott Mandell followed his father’s advice — and Oprah Winfrey’s — in starting allergen-free snack food company Enjoy Life Foods

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Will Harper '14

Can you be happy and successful?

10/14/15 – Happiness expert Will Harper ’14 discusses ways to build fulfillment into work and life

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Mohan Sawhney

What it takes to be a good product manager

10/08/15 – Professor Mohan Sawhney visits Cisco to discuss the ins and outs of product management

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