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Forbes

Why Growth Gurus Love Amazon and Starbucks – 05/19/16
Article discusses growth models of companies like Amazon and Starbucks, quoting Professor Mike Mazzeo on how growth flows to companies that continuously swap variable costs for fixed ones.

Chicago Tribune

8 big problems for women in the workplace – 05/18/16
Article quotes Professor Lauren Rivera on how the people who hire (usually men) may actually lower the bar for job candidates who share their backgrounds and interests, meaning that these less-qualified candidates may actually win out.

Chicago Tribune

Kapow keeps swinging on events business after big layoffs – 05/17/16
Article profiles local event planning company Kapow, quoting Professor Mohanbir Sawhney on the company’s strategy of building a business that relies primarily on labor rather than technology.

Boston Herald

Gonzalez: Cultural isolation a boon to ISIS – 05/15/16
Article discusses Professor Efraim Benmelech’s research on how most Islamic State recruits come from societies replete with comforts and rights.

Poets & Quants

The Best & Brightest MBAs In The Class of 2016 – 05/15/16
Three Kellogg students were chosen among 100 business school students profiled this year by Poets & Quants as “rock stars of their classes”:​ Tim Bossidy​, Blair Pircon and Rebecca Sholiton.

Forbes

Weather-Proofing Small Farmers In India – 05/10/16
Article reports on the new startup Kheyti, founded by Kellogg first-year student Saumya, which sells modular greenhouses as a weather-proof way for small farmers in India to grow crops.

Poets & Quants

Kellogg MBA Launches 'Smart' Greenhouse Venture In India – 05/05/16
Article features a social impact startup founded by a current Kellogg student. Kheyti is a one-year-old startup in Hyderabad, India, that sells modular greenhouses to small farmers who have .2 to 2 hectares of land.

Chicago Tribune

Treat a Muslim Better, Hurt the Islamic State​ – 04/25/16
Article reports on Professor Efraim Benmelech’s research, which found that Islamic State recruitment success is positively correlated with homogeneity in a society.

Chicago Tribune

Northwestern launches 2 new funds for startups – 04/07/16
Article highlights the two new funds to support budding entrepreneurs, both students and faculty, at Northwestern.

Chicago Magazine

The Cubs’ Joe Maddon Is Keeping It Weird (And Thank Goodness for That) – 04/04/16
Article reports on Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s winning, unorthodox leadership style. Professor Brayden King attributes his effectiveness to leading a team like a modern tech company - rewarding good work and encouraging inventiveness. Professor Leigh Thompson explains how some of Maddon’s techniques are strengthening group dynamic and identity.

Poets & Quants

Kellogg Students Get Business Advice From Warren Buffet – 03/19/16
Article recaps the advice Warren Buffet gave to Kellogg students during a two-and-a-half hour Q&A session.

Poets & Quants

How They Got In & How You Can, Too – 11/29/15
Article summarizes the class profiles from the nation’s top business schools, including Kellogg.

Chicago Tribune

Chicago priest works with Spanish-language media during Pope Francis’ visit – 09/22/15

Article profiles Rev. Manuel Dorantes, a recent Kellogg graduate, who is serving as the voice of the Vatican for Spanish-language media during the Pope’s U.S. visit. CNBC also covered this topic. 

Poets & Quants

Reaching Out Grants 22 MBA Fellowships – 09/17/15
This article features Reaching Out Fellow and Kellogg first-year student Jeff Lindquist, who found an inclusive LGBT community at Northwestern.

Crain's Chicago Business

This recipe 'search engine' is fueled by last night's leftovers – 09/03/15

This article reports on the closing of Kellogg student Hiral Sanghavi's BauBax jacket Kickstarter campaign and notes that BauxBax has become the most funded clothing project in the history of crowdfunding. This topic was also covered in the Chicago Tribune

Huffington Post

This 27-Year-Old Got Zomato To List ‘Disabled-Friendly' Restaurants – 08/10/15
Profiles Nipun Malhotra, who successfully convinced popular restaurant search website Zomato India to create a wheelchair access filter for their restaurants. Malhotra was inspired to request the feature while attending a week-long course at Kellogg.

Poets & Quants

The Most Surprising Things About Business School – 07/13/15
This article features Kellogg Class of 2015 grad Bruno Valle. Valle’s most surprising discovery was that he thought he would have more time in business school.

Poets & Quants

Class of 2015: The Toughest Part Of The MBA Experience – 07/08/15
This article interviews recent graduates on their biggest challenges in business school. For Kellogg grad Bruno Valle, the hardest part of school was avoiding being overwhelmed by the volume of activities, workshops, projects, and classes.

Poets & Quants

Class of 2015: The Best Executive MBAs – 06/25/15
This article spotlights the 30 most exceptional EMBA graduates from the Class of 2015 who have differentiated themselves from their peers. It features Kellogg EMBA alum Meera Atkins, whose passion for healthcare led her to open her own medical practice. Also published in Fortune.

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.