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This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts

Features Santiago Gallino in an article about the leading candidates for Amazon’s second U.S. headquarters. Last week, the company released a shortlist of 20 contenders, including Philadelphia, which Gallino says could be a great fit for HQ2.

Jan 19, 2018

More MBAs Are Going into Politics

An article about more MBAs going into politics cites a growth in the number of Tuck students entering the field upon graduation. Two percent of Tuck’s most recent graduates accepted positions in the government/nonprofit sector in 2017, up from 1 percent the year prior.

Jan 17, 2018

The Flip Side to a Formalized Economy

Highlights “Informality and Development” by Rafael La Porta, visiting research scholar, in an article about the effect formalization could have on India’s economy.

Jan 17, 2018

Former Tuck Dean Dies at Age 92

Profiles Dean Emeritus John W. Hennessey Jr., who died of natural causes on January 11 at the age of 92. In 1967, Hennessey accepted the position of dean on the conditions that he keep teaching and Tuck begin admitting women.

Jan 17, 2018

How to Get into a Top Business School: Admitted Students Share 10 Top Tips

Features T’19s Aimee Dennett, Christopher Ramos, Oinatz Uribe, Sam Bristol, and Seval Harac in an article offering advice to prospective students applying to business school.

Jan 16, 2018

Dartmouth Remembers Visit from Martin Luther King Jr.

Features Frederick McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, in a piece about Dartmouth’s numerous Martin Luther King Jr. Day events. McKinney says King’s message of equality and inclusion remains as important as ever.

Jan 16, 2018

I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. Here’s My Road Map for Fixing Facebook.

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, offers a playbook for how the company can rectify issues with its platform that enable bad actors to do harm, such as election interference.

Jan 14, 2018

The REIT Way: Focus on Fundamentals and Ignore the Scoreboard

Cites research by Kenneth French in an article about real estate investment trusts, or REITs, being undervalued in 2017 and their expected performance in 2018.

Jan 11, 2018

Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching

Features Sydney Finkelstein in a conversation about how business leaders should approach their direct reports like teachers. Finkelstein says the benefits of being a “teacher-leader” are numerous.

Jan 09, 2018

There’s More to Naming a Company after Yourself Than Ego

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about the challenges that arise for businesses with eponymous founders. Keller says having a namesake business makes it difficult for the company to be flexible and move on from the name if need be.

Jan 05, 2018

How a Tragic Oversight Led These Two 20-Somethings to Build a Lifesaving Tech Startup

Features Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Stasis Labs, a startup that created innovative health monitoring systems for the Indian market. Govindarajan says the company has a clear path for expanding into Africa, but breaking into the U.S. will be more difficult.

Jan 04, 2018

Clifford K. Chiu Joins Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship as Senior Fellow

Chiu, a corporate director and private investment firm senior advisor, hopes to guide Tuck students with an interest in the buy-side and sell-side on Wall Street.

Jan 04, 2018