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New Endowment Ensures Future of Tuck Leadership Program

The undergraduate leadership development program is named for former trustee and alumnus Paul Paganucci.

Jun 29, 2016

Ellie Kyung Promoted to Associate Professor

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter recently announced Kyung's promotion to associate professor, and the reappointment of five Tuck faculty members, effective July 1, 2016.

Jun 23, 2016

Tuck Strategy Professor Ron Adner Appointed to Endowed Chair

Ron Adner, a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at Tuck, has been named the David T. McLaughlin D’54, T’55 Professor, effective July 1, 2016.

Jun 23, 2016

Daniel Yergin on the Balance of Confidence

“Commanding Heights” author Daniel Yergin challenges Tuck graduates to rise to the occasion. “Rebuild the trust and reset the balance of confidence on which a growing global world depends.”

Jun 15, 2016

2016 Tuck Investiture Roundup

On Saturday, June 11, 2016, 276 MBA degrees were awarded to members of the class of 2016.

Jun 13, 2016

The Price Is Right

Setting prices in a constantly changing environment is hard. Tuck professor Santiago Gallino designed and tested a methodology to make it easier.

Jun 02, 2016

Blanchard, Sundaram Selected for 2016 Teaching Excellence Awards

The professors were praised for their expertise, passion for teaching, and their ability to make classroom sessions fun and relevant.

Jun 01, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Fight Against Fat

Barack Obama’s presidency will forever be linked to his contentious, but ultimately successful, effort to enact comprehensive health care reform.

May 31, 2016

A Behavioral Approach to Management Science

Underlying most theoretical models in management science and economics is the assumption that people have a flawless understanding of their environment and can think infinitely in any given moment—perfect rationality.

May 25, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Tuck and Google Team Up to Teach Digital Excellence

If you’re a business owner, the digital revolution is a phenomenon you just can’t ignore. Regardless of what you’re offering to the world, using the Internet and social media for marketing, communication, and strategy is a necessity.

May 06, 2016

MHCDS Launches Virtual Seminar Series for Alumni

Master of Health Care Delivery Science graduates reconnect over real-world learning in a new monthly online seminar.

May 06, 2016

Alumni Profile: Annie Hsu T’11, Strategy Director at Frog Design

Annie Hsu T’11 applied to Tuck after working for five years in product development at Google. During the application process, she thought back to her fondest memories of her undergraduate experience at the University of California at Berkeley, and realized she most enjoyed the courses she took in anthropology.

May 05, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: What Prince Taught Us About the Global Economy

Towards the end of one of his early hits “1999,” Prince hauntingly foretold that, “life is just a party and parties weren’t meant 2 last.”

Apr 25, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Stuck in Second Gear

“Growth has been too slow for too long.” That was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, Maurice Obstfeld, writing last week about global economic conditions.

Apr 18, 2016

Answering Starbucks’ Siren’s Call

Director of global strategy Leslie Hampel T’07 is helping chart a bold future for the coffee retailer.

Apr 14, 2016

Daniel Yergin Named Tuck Investiture Speaker

Dr. Daniel Yergin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on energy and the global economy, will deliver the main address at the 2016 Tuck Investiture ceremony June 11.

Apr 13, 2016

Stuck in the Middle With You

New research by Ron Adner defines the variables that determine whether firms will be stuck in the middle, or sitting in a strategic sweet spot.

Apr 06, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The World’s Most Precious Resource

Stroll down the Quai d’Orsay in Paris and you will find the French Foreign Ministry, art galleries, and something completely different: the Musée des égouts de Paris. Translated to English, that’s the Museum of Sewers.

Apr 04, 2016

The Role of the Middle Class in the Mortgage Crisis

In a new research paper, Tuck assistant professor Felipe Severino uncovers a surprising fact about the 2008 mortgage crisis.

Mar 30, 2016

At Tuck, a Band of Brothers

A conversation with T’16s Johnny and Pete Mathias—MBAs, entrepreneurs, and members of the band Filligar.

Mar 30, 2016

A Framework for the Future

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, on his latest book, “The Three Box Solution.”

Mar 28, 2016

A New Leader for Bridge

​Business Bridge Program faculty director Judith White is excited to innovate and grow the nation’s first business bridge program for liberal arts students.

Mar 22, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Who Will Make the Case for Trade?

Divided though the four leading presidential candidates are on so many topics, united they stand on one: the assertion that trade harms America.

Mar 21, 2016

The Provider’s Dilemma

How can physicians fix health care? One innovation at a time, says Chris Trimble T’96 in a new book.

Mar 18, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Voters in Distress

As the American presidential campaign continues its meandering twists and turns, last week brought a major surprise when Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary election.

Mar 14, 2016

Dia Draper to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion as New Director of Strategic Initiatives

Draper, a member of the MBA Program Office, has been tasked with continuing and strengthening her decade-long work on diversity at Tuck.

Mar 11, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Venezuela Reels, Argentina Recovers, and Leaders Matter

One thing that unites all of the world’s companies and consumers is the need to comply with the rules and regulations of the jurisdiction in which they operate or live.

Feb 29, 2016

From the Campaign Trail, the Silence Is Deafening

Here in the United States, you might think that the continued turmoil in the presidential race would guide campaign-trail conversations toward the biggest, most important issues. You would be wrong. In fact, by our humble ears the virtual silence from the campaign trail is deafening regarding the latest sobering economic data that matters more for America’s economic future than any other.

Feb 22, 2016

Gordon Phillips is New Academic Director of Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship

On January 1st of this year, Gordon Phillips began his appointment as academic director of the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship (CPEE) and the C.V. Starr Foundation Professor. In his role as the academic leader of the CPEE, Phillips succeeds Colin Blaydon, the founding academic director of the center and a former dean of Tuck.

Feb 17, 2016