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Tuck School Changes Admission Criteria to Give ‘Nice’ a Chance

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in a story about Tuck’s new admissions criteria which evaluate candidates using four separate attributes—smart, nice, accomplished, and aware.

Aug 04, 2018

A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal propose a blueprint for financial reporting of modern digital companies that includes disclosures essential for informed investment decisions.

Aug 03, 2018

The Case against Screening for Thyroid Cancer

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch talks about his recent research with Dr. Gerard Doherty exploring the increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses and the propensity for doctors to choose aggressive treatments that may not be necessary.

Aug 02, 2018

Elon Musk Goes to Charm School

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the transformation of Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of Tesla, following controversial comments he made during an earnings call in May.

Aug 02, 2018

How to Grow Your Small Business: Inner City Program Has Tips for Owners

Quotes Gail Taylor in an article about a recent seminar for small businesses that operate in economically underserved areas.

Aug 02, 2018

How Did Facebook Lose Its Way? A New PBS Documentary Has Some Ideas

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, in an article about a forthcoming PBS documentary examining Facebook’s recent controversies, including the role the company played in the 2016 election.

Aug 01, 2018

Why Do Millennials Distrust Credit Cards?

Quotes Eesha Sharma in an article about millennials’ relationship with credit cards. Sharma says there is a correlation between age and wealth that shapes what consumers look for in a credit card.

Aug 01, 2018

Friend Connection

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley exploring neural similarities among friends.

Jul 30, 2018

Dartmouth Tuck Admissions Director Talks Admissions Events and Application Updates

Highlights the latest Tuck360 blog post by Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in which he offers insight into Tuck’s new admissions criteria and encouragement for prospective students attending admissions events this summer.

Jul 30, 2018

You Might Share More in Common with Your Friends Than You Think

Quotes Adam Kleinbaum in an article about likeness among friends, citing a recent paper by Kleinbaum, and coathors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, which found that friends demonstrate similar neural activity.

Jul 30, 2018

How India’s High-Quality, Low-Cost Model Can Save American Health Care

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti illustrate how value-based innovations from India can be used to improve the health care system in the United States.

Jul 29, 2018

Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?

Features research from Dr. H. Gilbert Welch and Dr. Gerard Doherty exploring the increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses and the propensity for doctors to choose aggressive treatments that may not be necessary.

Jul 25, 2018

All Thyroid Cancers Are Not ‘Created Equal’— Avoiding Unnecessary or ‘Excessive’ Treatment

Features research by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch and Dr. Gerard Doherty examining the steep increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses. The doctors write that, along with overdiagnosis, overtreatment is a real concern and physicians should educate their patients that not all cancers are the same.

Jul 25, 2018

Hate Talking on the Phone? This Interview Is for You

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the rise of text-based interview platforms. Finkelstein says that, in order to prepare for a text-based interview, candidates should spend time evaluating their past text conversations.

Jul 24, 2018

Why Climbing the Corporate Ladder May Be the Worst Path to the Top

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum in an article about the value of a having a diverse network of contacts that spans different industries and groups.

Jul 24, 2018

Five Industry-Changing Principles from India

In an excerpt from their book Reverse Innovation in Health Care, Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti illustrate how value-based health care innovations from India can be used to lower costs in the United States.

Jul 24, 2018

Infosys Top Executives to Be Measured on Digital Performance

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Infosys including digital revenue as a performance metric against which its top executives will be measured.

Jul 24, 2018

Admissions Director Q&A with Tuck’s Luke Anthony Peña

In a wide ranging interview with Clear Admit, Luke Anthony Peña discusses his path to higher education and to Tuck, changes to the Tuck admissions process, strengths of Tuck as a premier business school, and more.

Jul 23, 2018