News

2016 Tuck Investiture Ceremony

Investiture will be Saturday, June 11, 2016.

May 24, 2016

Ing-Haw Cheng Receives Distinguished Referee Award

Tuck Assistant Professor of Business Administration Ing-Haw Cheng has received a Distinguished Referee Award from The Review of Financial Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal published on behalf of the Society for Financial Studies.

May 24, 2016

Central Jersey Native Part of Holocaust Ethics Program

Robert Devers Wilson T'16 is one of 13 business students and early-career executives chosen by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in its two-week program in Europe this summer. "The FASPE program is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from history's greatest tragedy and apply those lessons to our world today," says Wilson. "The types of ethical breakdowns that led to the Holocaust still abound in the world today, and FASPE is designed to help us fight against such injustice."

May 24, 2016

Buyer Sought for Iron Horse Park

Quotes John Vogel in an article about the marketability of Iron Horse Park—a proposed project zoned for construction of a combined 660,000 square feet of residential, retail, office and industrial space. Vogel argues that developing affordable housing or successful brick-and-mortar stores may be tough given the slow growth of the Upper Valley and the convenience of online retailers.

May 24, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Approaching Hurricane

Hurricane Katrina remains the costliest natural disaster in United States history. So much of what the world knows of this 2005 storm centers on either its aggregate totals—a haunting death toll of at least 1,245 and perhaps as high as 1,900—or its damage to New Orleans, Louisiana—where flooding of about 80 percent of the entire surface area led to tragically iconic pictures such as thousands stranded (and some dying) at the tattered Superdome.

May 23, 2016

Overcome Your Reluctance and Start Negotiating Your Salary

An opinion piece by Judith White about the excuses made when it comes to negotiating a better salary and tips on how to overcome them. "You can overcome these excuses. Each one that I've described boils down to a normal, healthy desire to avoid feeling bad about ourselves. Each results from framing negotiation as losing something: relationships, self-esteem, self-worth. To put it simply, we make excuses for negotiating in order to avoid losing face—ours or someone else's."

May 20, 2016

How to Find a Job with No Sunday Night Blues

Sydney Finkelstein shares how to find a career that won't make you dread Monday mornings. "Your career isn't something beyond your control. It is in fact one of the absolute most important things you need to actively manage as CEO of your own life. If you can make Sunday night feel no different than Friday night, you'll know you did it."

May 19, 2016

Teresa Fort Joins National Bureau of Economic Research

Fort has been appointed a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER’s International Trade and Investment Program.

May 19, 2016

Forget Apple & Alphabet, these 2 stocks are better investments: McNamee

As a guest on CNBC’s Fast Money, Roger McNamee T’82, Elevation Partners co-founder, discusses Amazon and Facebook as his top two tech stock picks. "Amazon and Facebook really stand out," says McNamee. "They have enormous opportunities."

May 17, 2016

The 5 Habits of Spectacularly Successful Bosses

An opinion piece by Sydney Finkelstein about five habits that successful individuals exhibit. “There’s no formula for divining the next great idea, but what you can do is develop a series of habits that increase your chances of an innovative breakthrough,” writes Finkelstein.

May 17, 2016

The Best & Brightest MBAs In The Class of 2016

T’16s Alicia True Dagrosa, Whitney Flynn, Joseph Mpumelelo Ngwenya, Johnny Mathias and Pete Mathias have been named to Poets & Quants’ list of 2016 Best and Brightest MBAs. Poets & Quants selected 100 MBA graduates, hailing from 53 different MBA programs globally. Check out their profiles on page four of the P&Q story.

May 16, 2016

Kaitlyn Ramirez D’09, T’16 Selected for Japanese Leadership Exchange Program

Ramirez will travel to Japan this summer as part of the Tomodachi-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program.

May 16, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Meet George Jetson

A few years ago, the acclaimed investor and author Peter Thiel pithily summed up the paucity of big-bang innovations: “We were promised flying cars and we got 140 characters.”

May 16, 2016

Poshmark co-founder Tracy Sun: The mind behind the fashion-tech startup

A feature story about Tracy Sun T'05, co-founder and vice president of merchandising at Poshmark, a social commerce app that enables the buying and selling of secondhand clothing and accessories online. San Francisco Chronicle highlights that the company has accumulated more than 1.5 million sellers, who engage with the app an average of seven times per day. "Those are the kind of numbers you'd expect to hear from a Facebook or a Pinterest," says Sun. "You don't often hear that kind of addictiveness or engagement in a commerce app."

May 13, 2016

Vogel: Housing Assistance

John Vogel discusses the challenges that low income households face when in need of housing assistance. “Food, housing and medical care are all basic human needs,” says Vogel. “All of which leads me back to wonder again, why we can’t administer housing vouchers the way we administer food stamps.”

May 13, 2016

To Grow as a Person, Selectively Forget the Past

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how his Three Box Solution theory can be equally applied to an organization and an individual seeking personal growth. Govindarajan writes, “Even as the Three Box Solution framework helps organizations innovate and grow, it reveals a set of principles that can help leaders in their personal transformation journey too."

May 13, 2016

The Most Iconic Ad Campaigns And What Marketers Today Can Learn From Them

Kevin Lane Keller is referenced in an article about how the criteria for an iconic ad campaign is shifting. Forbes notes that Keller would put the Milk Board's "Got Milk?" campaign in the iconic ad campaign category.

May 12, 2016

Creative Destruction in the Age of Ideas

Anup Srivastava explores the structural reasons why newly listed firms are more volatile than ever, and likely to stay that way.

May 12, 2016