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These 27 Young Influentials Are Shaking Up Media, Marketing, Tech and Entertainment

Chris Rivera T’08, director of Miller Lite, is highlighted as one of 27 individuals under 40 who are remaking business and culture in media, marketing, tech and entertainment industries.

Oct 08, 2015

MBA Rankings 2016: The Best Business Schools For Career Prospects

Highlights Tuck in an article ranking business schools for career prospects based on a survey conducted by the Princeton Review that looks at the average starting salary and percentage of graduates employed after three months. Princeton Review ranks Tuck fourth, citing an average starting salary for graduates of $117,860.

Oct 08, 2015

Understanding the MBA Admissions Interview, Part I

Quotes Dawna Clarke on Tuck’s applicant-initiated interviews. “At Tuck every applicant has the opportunity to visit campus, not only for an interview but to sit in on a class with a current student, attend an information session with an admissions officer, take a student-led tour and have lunch with current students.”

Oct 08, 2015

How Scientists Fool Themselves–and How They Can Stop

Andrew King comments on how the widespread use of point-and-click data-analysis software has made it easy for researchers to sift through massive data sets without fully understanding the methods.

Oct 08, 2015

MBA Careers: Scorching Hot Demand For Data Analytics Talent Across Industries

Stephen Pidgeon comments on marketing managers in the media industry who need to develop the art of analytics stating, “Media is more and more about bringing analytics and creativity together and using the analysis to drive decisions.”

Oct 06, 2015

Is the Theory of Disruption Dead Wrong?

Andrew King argues that a majority of the examples cited in support of the theory do not fit the model. “We’ve shown that the theory is not very explanatory, it’s not very predictive, and it can only be narrowly applied.”

Oct 06, 2015

The ‘Wage Gap’ Myth That Won’t Die

An opinion piece by Sarah Hotchkiss Ketterer T’87 that challenges the age gap myth while citing The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, and offers factors that are not taken into consideration. Ketterer argues that California Govenor Jerry Brown should look at the unintended consequences before signing the California Fair Pay Act.

Oct 02, 2015

Hanover-based Picaboo looks to disrupt the school yearbook market

Mentions a group of a first-year Tuck students who were given the assignment to analyze the best market opportunities for the company Picaboo, an online application that enables users to design custom paper-bound photo books from digital pictures.

Oct 02, 2015

This Is the Golden Ticket to a Startup IPO

Research by Richard Townsend suggests that face time versus just Skype meetings and conference calls has a significant impact on a startup's success.

Oct 02, 2015

Volkswagen cheated on diesel emissions. Its image will survive.

Paul Argenti says, "My guess is if they do the right things—try to get on this quickly, put a box around what's going on and limit it so it's not every single product...I would be shocked if they don't come back from this."

Oct 02, 2015

Vogel: EB-5 Reauthorization

John Vogel argues that the EB-5 program is unfair to those families who play by the rules and wait 20 years before they can receive a green card.

Oct 01, 2015

Ask, and it Shall be Given

Fred McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, calls on politicians to increase the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) budget from $35 million to $300 million.

Oct 01, 2015