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One Year into Pandemic, Nearly Half of Americans Still Financially Struggling

Quotes Jamie Kalamarides T’94, president of Prudential Group Insurance, in an article about a new survey conducted by the company examining the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 17, 2021

Coronavirus Is Disappearing From the Halls of Congress Even If the Political Rancor over the Pandemic...

Quotes Lindsey Leininger in an article about the reduced number of COVID-19 cases among members of Congress, thanks in part to a number of legislators receiving a vaccine.

Apr 17, 2021

How Pfizer Became the Status Vax

Quotes Lindsey Leininger in an article about how the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has become the vaccine of choice for many.

Apr 17, 2021

A Catch-22 for Women: Negotiating For Higher Pay Can Backfire, Study Finds

A feature story about research by Jennifer Dannals and coauthors that examines the role gender plays in negotiation outcomes.

Apr 16, 2021

Data Is Power

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and David McCormick pen an article examining the need for international rules regarding data in the digital age.

Apr 16, 2021

iRobot CMO Kiran Smith: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me before I Became a C-Suite Executive

A feature interview with Kiran Smith T’00, CMO at iRobot, about her career and the lessons she’s learned on her path to the C-suite.

Apr 15, 2021

How New Mexico Became the State with the Highest Rate of Full Vaccinations

Quotes Tracie Collins MHCDS’18, secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health, in an article about the state’s successful vaccine rollout, including its outreach to minorities and vaccine skeptics.

Apr 14, 2021

Meet the Company Creating Asia’s First Plant-Based Meat Alternative Using Jackfruit

A feature story about Karana, a plant-based meat company co-founded by Blair Crichton T’18.

Apr 14, 2021

MLB Hires Brian Stedman from Pro Wrestling to Head Strategy

Highlights Brian Stedman T’07, who was named executive vice president of strategy and development for Major League Baseball.

Apr 13, 2021

Psych Yourself into Spending Less, Saving More for the Future

Features Eesha Sharma in an article about how to use psychology to your advantage to make saving money a joyful experience.

Apr 13, 2021

Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation

Lindsey Leininger joins Bloomberg to discuss her work with Dear Pandemic—an all women team of scientists, clinicians, and public health experts who fight misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 12, 2021

How Lockdowns, Quarantines and COVID-19 Testing Will Change Summer Travel in 2021

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue, in an article about how summer travel will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 09, 2021

4 Lessons Learned From Relaunching GetFeedback during the Pandemic

In Forbes, Leela Srinivasan T’06, chief marketing officer of SurveyMonkey, shares lessons she and her team learned when launching a rebrand during the pandemic.

Apr 08, 2021

How This Whole-Plant Start-up Is Taking On Asia’s Multibillion-Dollar Meat Industry

A feature story about Karana, a plant-based meat company based in Singapore co-founded by Blair Crichton T’18.

Apr 07, 2021

Business Schools That Trained Fortune 500 CEOs

Features Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial, in an article highlighting influential Fortune 500 executives with MBAs.

Apr 06, 2021

Want to Learn How Things Really Work at Your New Job? Talk to the People at...

A feature story about research from Jennifer Dannals, and coauthors Dale T. Miller and Emily Reit, examining where people in a group look for information on behavioral norms.

Apr 05, 2021

America Can’t Wait For Legislators to Rein in Big Tech. The Biden Administration Must Focus...

Writing for Time, Roger McNamee T’82 argues that the U.S government should pursue antitrust enforcement against big tech firms.

Apr 02, 2021

Private Equity, a SPAC and an IPO Walk into a Bar

Yancey Spruill T’97, CEO of DigitalOcean, speaks with TechCrunch about why the company opted to go public via a traditional IPO.

Apr 02, 2021

What to Do at MBA Admitted Student Events

Quotes Shefali Shah T’09 in an article about how potential MBA students should approach admitted student events.

Apr 01, 2021

Corporate America Speaks on Georgia’s Voting Restrictions

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about corporate executives that have begun to speak out against a new Georgia law that restricts voting access.

Apr 01, 2021

‘A Big and Heavy Lift’: Biden Plans Infrastructure Spending Spree

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the United States' $2 trillion infrastructure plan.

Apr 01, 2021

Global Supply Chains in the Era of COVID-19

Emily Blanchard joins the Council on Foreign Relations to examine the vulnerabilities in global supply chains exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and more.

Mar 31, 2021

Infrastructure Plan Would Invest in U.S. Ports

Features Emily Blanchard in a piece about how the United States’ proposed infrastructure plan would benefit ports around the country.

Mar 31, 2021

Poshmark’s Tracy Sun on Why Community Is the Future of Retail

Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and SVP of new markets at Poshmark, joins the Decoder podcast for a wide ranging discussion about Poshmark’s business, the social aspect of retail, and more.

Mar 30, 2021

Volkswagen Admits Its Name Change Was an April Fools’ Day Prank

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Volkswagen, which issued a news release stating that the company was changing its name and later admitted the release was an April Fools’ Day prank.

Mar 30, 2021

Starbucks Turns 50 after Year of Pandemic Challenges

Quotes Paul Argenti in a piece about Starbucks’ 50-year anniversary.

Mar 30, 2021

Business Schools Fight Anti-Asian Hate

Mentions Tuck and Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about how business schools have responded to the rise in anti-Asian rhetoric and acts across the country.

Mar 30, 2021

Rohit Dugar of Young Master Brewery on His Obsession with Fermented Tofu

A feature interview with Rohit Dugar T’07, founder of Young Master Brewery, about his favorite Hong Kong restaurants.

Mar 29, 2021

DigitalOcean, Inc. Rings The Opening Bell

DigitalOcean, a cloud infrastructure company led by CEO Yancey Spruill T’97, filed its initial public offering this week. Spruill honored the occasion by ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Mar 24, 2021

These Moms Work as Doctors and Scientists. but They’ve Also Taken on Another Job: Fighting...

A feature story about Dear Pandemic, an all-female team of clinicians, scientists, and public health experts—including Tuck’s Lindsey Leininger—who fight misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 24, 2021

A Mars Shot for India’s B-Schools

Vijay Govindarajan co-authors an article examining how India's business schools can compete on a global stage.

Mar 22, 2021

Fully Vaccinated and Time to Party: If You Are 70

Quotes Lindsey Leininger in an article about activities many older Americans are partaking in now that they are fully vaccinated, as well as those who remain cautious.

Mar 21, 2021

Uncertainty Isn’t Going Away. Learn How to Deal with It Better

Features Ellie Kyung in an article about how to better deal with uncertainty.

Mar 19, 2021

What Kind of Reception Can American Travelers Expect Post-COVID?

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue, in an article about Americans traveling abroad in 2021.

Mar 17, 2021

Minority-Owned Investment Banks Are Underwriting More Corporate Bond Offerings

Highlights Siebert Williams Shank, led by Chris Williams T’84, chairman of the board of directors, in an article about the growing participation in debt offerings by firms with diverse ownership.

Mar 15, 2021

From Order Takers to Decision Makers: Decision Backward Approach for Analytics Teams

Nikhil Sikka, associate director of curricular development, authors an article exploring a new approach for analytics teams.

Mar 15, 2021