Poets & Quants
MBA Class of 2015: ‘My Biggest Lessons From Business School’ – 06/09/15
A collection of advice from business school graduates this year includes Kellogg student Bruno Valle. He says to keep in mind that everyone is just a regular, smart, hard-working person and there’s no magical formula for success.
New York Magazine
Why Hiding Your True Self Feels So Terrible – 06/08/15
This article cites Professor Maryam Kouchaki’s research, which found that when people are nudged into recalling past experiences where their behaviors felt inauthentic, they tended to feel more immoral and impure than those who’d remembered a time they behaved authentically.
Opticent Health wins Northwestern University Venture Challenge – 06/05/15
Opticent Health, maker of a non-invasive test for eye diseases, won first prize Thursday in the Northwestern University Venture Challenge, taking home $45,000. CEO Kieran Patel, a Ph.D., is pursuing a JD/MBA from Northwestern Law and the Kellogg School of Management. Professor Linda Darragh was quoted saying the competition’s interdisciplinary focus is a unique benefit of the program. Also reported in ChicagoInno.
Crain’s Chicago Business
Northwestern spinout gets $1.3 million – 06/03/15
FourKites, a logistics startup launched by a former Kellogg student, Mathew Elenjickal '14, and Arun Chandrasekaran has hauled in $1.3 million in funding. The Chicago-based company's software allows commercial shipping customers to track their freight in real time, using GPS devices that already are on more than 50 percent of all trucks. Also reported in the Chicago Tribune
A Model for Inclusive Leadership – 06/01/15
Article written by Chief Human Capital and Diversity Officer Anise Wiley-Little depicts how Kellogg is equipping the next generation of business leaders to manage and leverage diversity for the sustainability and success of their organizations. At the same time, as an institution, the school is proactively working to integrate diversity and inclusion into its people and practices at a deeper level than ever before, school leaders say. Story can be found on page 50.
Emilio Estevez trolls Hawks fans — and is winning – 05/29/15
Article quotes Lecturer PJ Lamberson on the recent Twitter trolling of Blackhawks fans. Lamberson says that picking a fight through social media — tongue-in-cheek or not — tends to resonate online, mostly with those on the other side of the argument.