News

Taking Stock

In July, the federal government pushed through an unprecedented package of reforms to prevent another financial crisis. But will they work?

Nov 29, 2010

Seeds of Change

In the 1960s, Tuck underwent a shift every bit as significant as the monumental societal changes playing out on college campuses across the country. We just didn't realize it at the time.

Nov 28, 2010

Healthy Debate

For the last six months, faculty teams from Tuck and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) have been taking part in an intensive series of seminars in preparation for Dartmouth’s new Master of Health Care Delivery Science program.

Nov 25, 2010

Becoming Visible

Professor Ella L.J. Edmondson Bell surveys the new corporate playing field for women.

Nov 19, 2010

Helping Nepal Harness its Power

It’s one of the many paradoxes of Nepal. Less than 40 percent of the country’s 27 million people have access to electricity, yet the nation possesses the resources to generate an estimated 40 times current electrical demand there. For Antonio Del Valle T’11, it was this dichotomy that drew him to the impoverished south Asian nation on a Tuck GIVES-sponsored summer internship.

Nov 19, 2010

Tuck Student Takes on Antarctica

In November 2011, Richard Smith T’11 plans to spend some 70 days on the world’s most inhospitable continent, pulling a 100-pound sled 600 miles by ski from the west side of the Foundation Ice Stream to the South Pole. It’s all part of an expedition called Polar Vision.

Nov 18, 2010

Well Connected

At LinkedIn, Leela Srinivasan T'06 is helping corporate recruiters find top talent.

Nov 16, 2010

Good Spirits

The New York-based Brooklyn Distilling Company, launched by Joe Santos T'00, recently debuted its first offering, Brooklyn Gin.

Nov 16, 2010

Sydney Finkelstein on BP’s Missteps

There’s no silver lining to a disaster as shocking and immense as the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But as with any major mistake by a corporation, says management professor Sydney Finkelstein, there are many lessons to be learned in its wake.

Nov 02, 2010

Business and Society

An environmentalist who had been working in land-conservation issues, Katherine Birnie T’07 wanted to attend business school to learn management skills and better understand the competing interests around land use. Tuck set her on a new career path. “It was incredibly valuable to explore how sustainability gets put into practice in the business world.”

Oct 18, 2010

Beyond the Big Idea

In The Other Side of Innovation, Tuck faculty members Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble offer organizations a model for making innovation happen.

Sep 30, 2010

Reinventing the Wheel

As CEO of Gyrobike, makers of a Dartmouth-originated technology, Daniella Reichstetter T’07 is taking her passion for cycling to the next level.

Sep 28, 2010

The Next 10

Tuck's Allwin Initiative for Corporate Citizenship has expanded students' career horizons, collaborated with nonprofits, and helped bring issues at the nexus of business and society into the classroom.

Sep 24, 2010

The Road Ahead

Criticism of MBA programs is almost as old as graduate business education itself. But in the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, it has also led to a more meaningful debate over what business schools need to teach.

Sep 22, 2010

Are We Doing Bankruptcy Wrong? Lessons from Sweden

Espen Eckbo finds that, contrary to assumptions and biases, putting bankrupt companies on the auction block is more efficient than Chapter 11.

Sep 21, 2010

From Crisis to Growth in Corporate Communications

Paul Argenti envisions a new role for corporate communications following an epic collapse of trust and the rise of social media.

Sep 21, 2010

Investing in Excellence: A Campaign for Tuck

Tuck's Investing in Excellence Campaign reached its successful conclusion on December 31st, 2009. Thank you to all our alumni and friends.

Sep 20, 2010

Social Marketing Kick-Starts Savings

Punam Anand Keller uses social marketing research to devise a better—and less costly—way to persuade people to save for retirement.

Sep 20, 2010

The Uptick Rule and a Long View of Short Selling

Karl Diether has studied the uptick rule and finds that its effects on liquidity and volatility are small and best viewed as distortions caused by the rule itself.

Sep 19, 2010

The Gift of Self-Reliance

Tuck’s Broehl/Hornsby Social Innovation Fund sponsored a First-Year Project in which a group of students traveled to Nicaragua to assist in an effort to improve food security for the farmers.

Sep 19, 2010

Strengthening the Weakest Link

Brian Tomlin explores how companies can manage risks lurking in their supply chains and discovers that the nature of the risk matters.

Sep 17, 2010

Don’t Cry for Coca-Cola

Peter Golder’s study of brand persistence shows that a recession may be a top brand’s best friend.

Sep 16, 2010

Rock and a Hard Place at the Cineplex: Timing DVD Releases

Assistant Professor Y. Jackie Luan has developed an econometric model to help film studios find balance—and maximum revenue—as theaters and DVDs fight it out.

Sep 16, 2010

Pay to Play: Tallying the Costs of Active Investing

Investor behavior has long been at odds with investor wisdom. Most investors chase potential profits by actively buying and selling stocks—or by hiring someone else to do it for them—although trading costs and management fees significantly reduce their net returns. New research by Tuck Professor Kenneth R. French quantifies the costs of such active investing and provides strong evidence that a passive approach is better for most investors.

Sep 13, 2010

Upstream, Downstream in an Innovation Ecosystem

Ron Adner raises new issues regarding the design of business models in the collaborative partnerships known as innovation ecosystems.

Sep 10, 2010

Leader, Know Thyself

Teaching students to take stock of their strengths and weaknesses helps them become strong leaders.

Sep 10, 2010

Strategic Financial Leadership Program

In response to new research that shows a gap in financial leaders’ skills set, Tuck Executive Education created the Strategic Financial Leadership Program (SFLP).

Sep 10, 2010

Tyler’s Courts

The Ugolyn family—Victor T'72; his wife, Diane; and younger son Trevor T'08—dedicated a renovated basketball court in the memory of their beloved older son and brother Tyler.

Sep 09, 2010

Urban Renewal

With the revitalized Tuck Club of New York, alumni Guillermo Jasson and Divya Thadani are breathing new life into a Tuck institution.

Sep 09, 2010

Revving Google’s Engine

As head of online sales for the search giant's new Boston office, Brian Schmidt T'06 is living the company's credo of "test and iterate."

Sep 09, 2010

Self-Regulation vs. Risky Business

Andrew King worries that industry self-regulation may attract “undue credence,” but his research is discovering factors that can help make it a success.

Sep 09, 2010

Marketing in a Recession

Marketers can survive—even thrive—in a recession, both in the short run and over the long haul. Professor Kevin Keller offers five guidelines to improve the odds for success during this time.

Sep 02, 2010

Residential Experience: Sachem Village

Sachem Village, home to Tuck’s married and partnered students, fosters the strong sense of community and teamwork that threads through the entire Tuck experience.

Sep 02, 2010

The Squam Lake Report: Fixing the Financial System

A new book by 15 of the world’s leading financial economists, including Tuck professors Ken French and Matthew Slaughter, puts forward recommendations to help guide the evolving reform of capital markets.

Sep 01, 2010

Operation Tuck

With increased funding and five-year tours of duty winding down, an increasing number of military personnel are turning to Tuck to hone their civilian leadership skills.

Aug 26, 2010

Accounting for Change

Leslie Robinson and Phillip Stocken’s creative use of closely-held accounting data shows a long-term trend to more autonomy for U.S. overseas subsidiaries.

Aug 24, 2010