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MIT Sloan, Tuck & UC Berkeley Haas Have Revamped Their MBA Programs to Focus on Emerging...

Highlights Tuck in an article about business schools shaping their curriculums in ways that allow students to engage with emerging markets and the increasingly globalized business landscape.

Apr 20, 2018

Elon Musk Still Hasn’t Decided What to Do with Board Member Steve Jurvetson after Allegations...

An article about Elon Musk’s indecision regarding Tesla and SpaceX board member Steve Jurvetson, who was placed on leave five months ago following allegations of misconduct, quotes B. Espen Eckbo.

Apr 19, 2018

Gillette and Tide Maker Struggles in ‘Tough Environment

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about the increased competition consumer goods companies, like Procter & Gamble, are facing from upstart digital firms that sell directly to consumers.

Apr 19, 2018

Anatomy of a PR Response: How Starbucks Is Handling Its Philadelphia Crisis

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Starbucks’ decision to close all company-owned stores for “racial bias” training following the arrest of two black men at a Starbucks in Philadelphia.

Apr 18, 2018

10 B-Schools for High-Paying Finance, Accounting Jobs

Highlights Tuck in a roundup of top business schools for students interested in finance and accounting jobs.

Apr 18, 2018

6 Business Schools That Promote Leadership and Management

Highlights Tuck in an article about top business schools for developing leadership and management skills.

Apr 17, 2018

ESPN Dedicates Multifunctional Sports Space in Bogotá, Colombia

Quotes Eduardo Pokorny T’01, senior director of international growth and development at ESPN, in an article about the opening of a multifunctional sports facility, part of the company’s safe space initiative, in Ciudad Bolívar, Bogotá.

Apr 16, 2018

Business Royalty among Top MBA Graduation Speakers

An article highlighting 2018 graduation speakers at top business schools mentions David Rubenstein, who will deliver the Tuck Investiture address June 9.

Apr 16, 2018

You Share Everything with Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, exploring how neural activity can predict friendships.

Apr 16, 2018

Don’t Ignore Value Stocks during a Soft Patch for the Markets

Highlights research by Kenneth French in an article exploring the historical record of value investing.

Apr 15, 2018

Leveraging Emotions to Boost Defined Contribution Outcomes

Quotes Punam Anand Keller in an article about Benefits Canada’s Defined Contribution Plan Summit, where Keller delivered the opening keynote address.

Apr 13, 2018

On Working with Financial Executives

Highlights Jack Petersen T’93, founder and managing partner of Summit Trail Advisors, in an article about how financial advisors should approach clients with expertise in the field.

Apr 11, 2018

Senators Brought up Serious Issues with Facebook, McNamee Says

As a guest on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, weighs in on Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the U.S. Senate.

Apr 11, 2018

Higher Steel Costs Are Expected to Become the New Normal for Manufacturers

An article about the effect new steel tariffs may have on manufacturers that use the material quotes Emily Blanchard.

Apr 10, 2018

The Latest: Zuckerberg Appears Careful, Contrite

Quotes Paul Argenti in coverage of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress. Argenti says Zuckerberg appeared “staged and careful.”

Apr 10, 2018

Looking for Your Dream Job? Swipe Right

Features Adam Kleinbaum in an article about the rise of professional networking apps such as Shapr. Kleinbaum says research shows that people with diverse and far-reaching networks get promoted faster and evaluated more favorably.

Apr 10, 2018

Facebook Tries to Get Its House in Order

An article about Facebook’s PR push prior to CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress quotes Paul Argenti. He says the company’s efforts aren’t doing it any favors.

Apr 10, 2018

Should We All Get a Health Check?

Features Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article exploring what medical tests are most useful to patients to help prevent disease while avoiding overdiagnosis.

Apr 09, 2018

Slammed by Trump, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Chooses Silence

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article regarding the decision not to engage with President Trump made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos following numerous tweets from the president criticizing the company.

Apr 09, 2018

Q&A: Valuation and Accounting Challenges of Digital Assets

Vijay Govindarajan and Anup Srivastava weigh in on accounting challenges in regard to intangible assets. The professors say that, while the challenge is greatest for digital companies, it can apply to numerous businesses.A

Apr 09, 2018

Zuckerberg Takes Facebook Data Apology Tour to Washington

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony in front of Congress.

Apr 09, 2018

What Mark Zuckerberg Has to Fear in Testifying before Congress

An article exploring what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg could face when he testifies before Congress next week quotes Paul Argenti.

Apr 06, 2018

A Total Look at MBA Pay at Leading Schools

An article about salary and bonus data at top business schools highlights Tuck as the school with the highest percentage of students receiving signing bonuses among those ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report.

Apr 05, 2018

Tariffs Explained

In an interview with PRI’s “The World,” Emily Blanchard discusses recent tariffs proposed by President Trump on China, as well as potential retaliatory tariffs.

Apr 05, 2018

Trump Keeps Attacking Corporations. But Do They Really Need to Fear Him?

An article about presidents picking fights with corporations, including President Trump’s recent clash with Amazon, quotes Paul Argenti. He says that, in the case of Amazon, it’s perhaps better to not have the support of the president.

Apr 04, 2018

Massive United States-Saudi Infrastructure Fund Struggles to Get Going

Quotes Colin Blaydon in an article about a $40 billion infrastructure investment fund created in 2017 by Blackstone. Blaydon says the fund’s inability to gain traction is surprising given the company behind it.

Apr 04, 2018

How Medicine Got Too Good for Its Own Good

Profiles Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, who has spent much of his career warning of the dangers of overdiagnosis, which can lead to unnecessary procedures and even harm patients that are otherwise healthy.

Apr 04, 2018

Elon Musk’s April Fools’ Tweets Were ‘Not a Joking Matter,’ Experts Say

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article regarding Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s April Fools’ tweets stating the electric car maker was bankrupt. Argenti says the tweets were in poor taste given recent news surrounding the company.

Apr 03, 2018

Here’s How Kellogg, Tuck and Wharton Are Driving Opportunities for Women in Business

Quotes Jessica Nuñez T’18 in an article highlighting the various ways top U.S. business schools promote and motivate women in business. At Tuck, efforts range from coffee chats with prospective students to large-scale events such as the forthcoming Initiative for Women Symposium.

Apr 03, 2018

Under Trump, a Strong Economy but Murky Policy Outlook

An article regarding uncertainty about economic policy under Presidents Obama and Trump quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter. Slaughter says President Trump has shown a propensity to pick winners and losers with his policy decisions.

Apr 01, 2018

The Store Is Dead—Long Live the Store

Santiago Gallino and coauthors David R. Bell and Antonio Moreno argue that offline-first retailers can benefit from mimicking showroom concepts started by online-first retailers.

Apr 01, 2018

It’s Factory North America,’ but Trump Could Hobble It

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about how the future of NAFTA will impact American businesses, particularly Union Pacific and others in the railroad industry.

Mar 30, 2018

The Best Business School Alumni Networks

An article about business schools with the best alumni networks quotes Jonathan Masland, executive director of career development, and Erica Toews T’18

Mar 28, 2018

An Interview with Dartmouth Tuck’s Admissions Director, Luke Peña

Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, weighs in on the Tuck admissions process and what separates Tuck from other top business schools.

Mar 27, 2018

Samsung Not in Partying Mood for 80th Birthday

References comments by Kevin Lane Keller in an article about how Samsung opted not to hold a public celebration for its 80th anniversary.

Mar 23, 2018

Why MBA Applicants Should Research Concentrations

Kenton Kivestu T’11 says Tuck’s broad focus was a plus, allowing him to take a wide array of courses, in an article about whether prospective MBA students should explore a concentration or specialization.

Mar 22, 2018