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Fridays from the Frontline: So You Want to Be a Social Entrepreneur at Kellogg

Today’s Friday from the Frontline post comes to us from Saumya, a recent graduate of the two-year MBA program at Kellogg School of Management. With her MBA degree, Saumya’s plans are to return to India, where she worked as a social entrepreneur before coming to Kellogg for business school.

Clear Admit, 03 Nov 2017

IPA Congratulates Dean Karlan on His Move to Northwestern

Dean Karlan will join his frequent collaborator and fellow IPA-affiliated researcher Chris Udry, who will also be moving there, as well as IPA affiliates Lori Beaman & Seema Jayachandran.

Innovations for Poverty Action, 03 Nov 2017

Fridays from the Frontline: When Kellogg Says “Social Impact,” It Means Business

Article by Kellogg student Sahar Jamal talks about what social impact means to her—and what it means at Kellogg—and why the common ground between the two made her choice of schools an obvious one.

Clear Admit, 27 Oct 2017

Purpose, Millenials and the Future of Business

Adjunct Lecturer Shannon Schyuler talking about purpose in the workplace.

03 Nov 2017

Kellogg introduces 10 new courses

New Kellogg courses address emerging global business issues, expand dynamic programming

20 Oct 2017

Kellogg welcomes seven tenure-line faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year

Tenure-line faculty members join the departments of marketing, finance, operations, managerial economics and more

18 Oct 2017

Northwestern unveils first-ever plan for sustainability

Northwestern University has unveiled its first Strategic Sustainability Plan, a five-part policy for its Chicago and Evanston campuses, including a 20% reduction in energy consumption and halving landfill waste by 2020, and achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Crain's Chicago Business, 11 Oct 2017

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/21/17: A $100M Grant, Teddy Ruxpin Reboot, & Chicago Half Marathon

Radio segment features Professor Kara Palamountain discussing being a finalist for the MacArthur Foundation’s 100andChange program that grants $100 million to the winner, which will be announced in December. Palamountain works with N.E.S.T, which is an organization that helps to improve newborn survival in Africa.

WGN Radio, 21 Sep 2017

Ingredion CEO is latest Chicago-area female CEO to leave post

Article discusses how Ilene Gordon, the Ingredion CEO, will retire from the company next year, further thinning the amount of top female executives of large corporations in the Chicagoland area. Although this trend may be occurring in Chicago, across all Fortune 500 companies the number of female CEOs increased this year; however, Professor Megan Kashner said it’s too early to say whether the increase this year is a trend reflecting any real progress.

Chicago Tribune, 18 Sep 2017

The Pioneering MBAs In The Class Of 2019

Article takes a look at the MBAs in the Class of 2019 who are pioneering in their respective areas of expertise. Incoming Kellogg student Alyssa Forman is profiled on page 21. Forman chose Kellogg for its collaborative culture and hopes to be a leader in the social impact community.

Poets & Quants, 27 Aug 2017

    Social Impact Highlights

    Kellogg’s approach to social impact learning — at all levels — is a collaborative one in which we reinforce the relationship between private and public sectors to improve the lives of people around the world. Explore recent milestones in the Social Impact space at Kellogg.

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