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The Best MBAs for Salary and Prestige Jobs Are Not the Same

Highlights Tuck as a top school for placing graduates in roles at leading consulting firms.

Jul 27, 2021

Mariners Name Catie Griggs the New President of Business Operations, Replacing Ex-CEO Kevin Mather

A feature story about Catie Griggs D’02, T’09 who was named the new president of business operations for the Seattle Mariners.

Jul 27, 2021

Biggest Myths about Your Favorite Business Schools

Quotes Teo Gonzalez T’21 in an article compiling common myths about top business schools.

Jul 26, 2021

FICO Score’s Hold On the Credit Market Is Slipping

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in an article about the financial score’s waning influence in the credit market.

Jul 24, 2021

Biden Has to Play Hardball with Internet Platforms

“There is no silver bullet. Despite Biden’s appointments of major tech reformers, he has a steep hill to climb,” writes Roger McNamee T’82 for Wired.

Jul 24, 2021

Consumer spending rebound boosts American Express earnings

Quotes Roger Hochschild T'90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, about the rebound in consumer spending.

Jul 23, 2021

The C-Suite Job of the Future: Chief Purpose Officer

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the growing trend of companies hiring a purpose-focused executive.

Jul 21, 2021

Takeout and Dining Out Has Never Been So Popular—How U.S. Restaurants Survived and Now...

Quotes Rick Cardenas T’98, chief operating officer at Darden Restaurants, in an article examining how restaurants have weathered the pandemic.

Jul 21, 2021

Where Have All the Japanese MBA Students Gone?

A feature interview with Kinya Seto T'96 about his recent seven-figure scholarship gift to Tuck aimed at empowering prospective MBA students from Japan.

Jul 20, 2021

How Companies Disguise Rising Food Prices

Quotes Kusum Ailawadi in a piece about tactics food manufacturers and grocers employ to make price increases less noticeable.

Jul 20, 2021

Top MBA Employers at 24 Leading U.S. Business Schools

Features Tuck in an article examining the top employers at U.S. business schools.

Jul 18, 2021

Wokewashing: An Introduction

Highlights Paul Argenti in an article analyzing “wokewashing”— attempts by brands to leverage social causes for branding and advertising purposes.

Jul 16, 2021

What the edX Acquisition Means for the Future of Higher Education

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthors examine the potential impact of 2U’s acquisition of edX for $800 million.

Jul 15, 2021

Tuck Alumnus Creates Scholarship to Inspire Students from Japan

Quotes Amy Mitson, co-executive director of admissions and financial aid, in a feature story about a recent seven-figure scholarship gift by Yoko and Kinya Seto T’96 aimed at empowering students from Japan.

Jul 15, 2021

How to Manage Managers

Features Sydney Finkelstein in an article examining how business leaders should approach managing a team of managers.

Jul 14, 2021

These 4 Young People Are Working to Make Wall Street More Inclusive by Mentoring and Empowering Others

Features Elizabeth Jimenez T’19 in an article profiling four young Wall Street professionals who are working to make the financial services industry more inclusive.

Jul 12, 2021

20 Biggest Surprises For First-Year MBAs

Quotes Madeleine Livingston T’21 in an article compiling surprises recent MBA graduates experienced in their first year.

Jul 10, 2021

The Invisible Goalposts for Black Female Athletes

Highlights a recent appearance on the Knowledge@Wharton podcast by Ella Bell Smith and Stella Nkomo discussing their book Our Separate Ways.

Jul 09, 2021

Upper Valley Restaurants Team up to Take On Delivery Apps

Quotes Jarett Berke T’17, owner of Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery, in a feature story about UVER, a new local food delivery service founded by Berke and John Pepper T’97.

Jul 08, 2021

The Age of Impact: Meet the Women over 50 Creating Social Change at Scale

Highlights Debi Brooks T’86, co-founder and CEO of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, who was recognized by Forbes as one of 50 women over 50 changing the world through social impact.

Jul 07, 2021

Local Food Delivery Platform Gains Footing In the Upper Valley

Quotes John Pepper T’97 in a piece about the Upper Valley Eaters and Retail Consumer Cooperative Society, or U.V.E.R, a new delivery system for local restaurants started by Pepper and Jarett Berke T’17, owner of Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery.

Jul 07, 2021

Black Women Leaders: Navigating the Intersection of Gender and Race

Ella Bell Smith and Stella Nkomo join the Knowledge@Wharton podcast to discuss their book Our Separate Ways, which is being reissued this summer, 20 years after its initial publication.

Jul 06, 2021

Find Grit to Ace the Early Stages of Your Career

Features Shannon Huffman Polson T’03 in an article about how to navigate the early part of a career or new role, particularly when faced with adversity.

Jul 05, 2021

‘Dear Pandemic’ Co-founder and Tuck Professor Reflects on a Year of Offering Reliable Information

A feature story about Lindsey Leininger and Dear Pandemic—an all-woman team of researchers and clinicians co-founded by Leininger that has been combatting misinformation about COVID-19 throughout the pandemic.

Jul 03, 2021

MBAs to Watch: Class of 2021

Highlights T’21s Jessica Ahn and Roderick Milligan in Poets&Quants’ annual list of MBAs to Watch from the class of 2021.

Jul 03, 2021

Who Can Defeat an Undefeatable Leader?

Mentions research by Sydney Finkelstein in an opinion piece examining the pitfalls that can befall powerful business leaders.

Jul 02, 2021

What Corporations Need to Do, Internally and Externally, to Address Social Equity

A feature interview with Ella L.J. Bell Smith examining how to make companies accountable for their equity goals externally and internally, as well as the kind of measurements that can track the private sector’s involvement in social justice.

Jul 01, 2021

COVID Cases Are Down but So Are Vaccinations, Leading to Fears of Another Surge

Lindsey Leininger joins Minnesota Public Radio to discuss the latest COVID-19 developments, including vaccination rates across the United States and the delta variant.

Jun 28, 2021

5 Successful Shark Tank Entrepreneurs with MBAs

Highlights Sarah Apgar T’11, founder and CEO of FitFighter, who appeared on Shark Tank in 2020 and accepted a deal with Daniel Lubetzky, founder and executive chairman of snack company Kind.

Jun 25, 2021

Remote Teams Can Thrive but Need to Fail Faster

Mentions Vijay Govindarajan and his strategy for innovation, the Three-Box Solution, in an article about lessons that can be learned from remote work during the pandemic.

Jun 25, 2021

Teneo’s Declan Kelly, Crisis Manager for CEOs, Faces His Own Crisis

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Declan Kelly, CEO of Teneo Holdings.

Jun 25, 2021

Coping with COVID and Online Learning

Mentions Vijay Govindarajan in an article about how Great Lakes Institute of Management adjusted to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 24, 2021

Resist Old Routines When Returning to Campus

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthors pen an article examining what lessons universities should take from the pandemic when returning to in-person instruction.

Jun 24, 2021

Why Do Some Incidents of Sexual Misconduct Go Unreported? It’s Complicated

A feature story about research by Ing-Haw Cheng and coauthor Alice Hsiaw that uses game theory to model the incentives and disincentives associated with reporting sexual misconduct.

Jun 22, 2021

From Lower West Side to CEO: Yancey Spruill Rises from Buffalo Roots

A feature story about Yancey Spruill T’97, CEO of DigitalOcean.

Jun 18, 2021

Indian-Origin Execs Lead 60 Billion Dollar Companies Abroad

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the numerous Indian executives leading prominent companies around the world.

Jun 18, 2021