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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

Taking Measure of Experiential Learning

Kerry Laufer shares strategies business schools can adopt to ensure they deliver project-based, experiential courses with strong learning outcomes.

Jan 03, 2018

B-School Deans Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article sharing New Year’s resolutions from prominent business school deans. Slaughter says the Tuck School resolves to foster even more reflecting inward and looking outward in 2018.

Jan 02, 2018

Too Much Screening Has Misled Us about Real Cancer Risk Factors, Experts Say

Highlights new research by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, adjunct professor of business administration, about the potential risks of widespread screening for scrutiny-dependent cancers. “Detecting cancers that would never become apparent is screwing up our understanding of risk factors,” Welch says.

Jan 01, 2018

Our Favorite MBAs of 2017

In a roundup of its favorite MBAs from 2017, Poets & Quants features Ema Pasic Reid T’17. A refugee from the Bosnian War, Reid helped shed light on the refugee experience in 2017 by sharing a video of her Tuck Talk online.

Dec 30, 2017

Four Generations of Coaching Wisdom Created the NFL’s Hottest Young Coach

Features Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the connection between Hall of Fame football coach Bill Walsh and Sean McVay, the upstart head coach of the Los Angeles Rams.

Dec 29, 2017

5 Money Mistakes to Avoid in the New Year

An article about financial mistakes to avoid in 2018 highlights research by Kusum Ailawadi on the effect shopping at club stores, like Costco, has on consumers.

Dec 28, 2017

Business Schools Now Teaching #MeToo, N.F.L. Protests and Trump

Quotes Alen Amini T’18 in an article about business schools reshaping curriculums to address ethical and social issues of the day.

Dec 25, 2017

What I Was Wrong about This Year

Quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article about how to fully understand probabilities, especially low probabilities. “Just because it’s rare,” he says, “doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen.”

Dec 24, 2017

Finding the Right Funding Partners

In an article about how businesses can find the right funding partners, Daniella Reichstetter T’07 says it's important for businesses to align their needs with investor expectations in order to effectively leverage the relationship.

Dec 22, 2017

A Prescription to Reduce Waste in Health Care Spending

Features Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article about how to curb the $765 billion a year that is wasted by the U.S. health care system. Welch says that while the waste needs to be eliminated or reduced, finding a solution for doing so is not the most difficult obstacle standing in the way.

Dec 21, 2017

The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers

Sydney Finkelstein offers advice on how business leaders can become expert teachers, gleaned from his years of research on world-class managers.

Dec 20, 2017