Top 5 Tuck Stories of 2017

A look back at some of our top stories of the year.

A sword of truth. A record average salary for Tuck graduates. A car-care startup developed by two students. A look inside the most supportive alumni network in the world. A better process for warehouse pickers. 

“This was another solid year for career placement at Tuck,” said Jonathan Masland, executive director of career development, of the employment success of the class of 2017. “Our graduates are prepared to lead in a dynamic world.”   

These are our most-read stories of 2017.



The doctoral sword symbolizes an intellectual weapon in the quest for and defense of truth.

Tuck Professor Receives Honorary Doctorate—And a Sword of Truth

Faculty News
Constance Helfat, the James Brian Quinn Professor in Technology and Strategy, was recognized for her leading research on strategy. Read the story.



Average Salary Rises to New High for Tuck School MBAs

School News
Record number of graduates take positions on the West Coast and in technology industry, according to employment data for the class of 2017. Read the story



A Car Care Business, Started at Tuck

Student Entrepreneurship
T’17s Russ Walker and Edward Warren are the founders of Zippity, a convenient car care startup launched in Hanover. Read the story



No Ordinary Network

Pay it forward. It’s the philosophy embedded within the heart of the Tuck alumni network—and it’s an adage that alumni do not take lightly. Read the story



Easing the Burden of Warehouse Pickers

Faculty Research
Tuck professor Santiago Gallino finds a better way for warehouse pickers to locate items quickly. Read the story


And in case you missed them, here are our top videos of 2017.


Innovation Ecosystems with Ron Adner

Tuck School of Business professor Ron Adner reveals the type of strategy businesses need to adopt in order to implement successful innovations.


Meet Nicole Burns T'17

Nicole Burns T'17 came to Tuck with a background in finance and a passion for social impact. Leveraging the Tuck network and resources, she was able to explore her passion while also pivoting her career.

What is wise leadership?

Tuck community members speak to the role of business in addressing some of the world's greatest challenges—and the kind of leaders needed to rise to the occasion.



Class Photo Day

The annual Tuck class photo day is a special tradition that celebrates the outgoing Tuck class.


Meet Nick Ritter T'17

“I plan to leverage my degree to continuously reach those who need help and discover how technology can fulfill their needs,” says Nick Ritter T'17 who is heading to IBM Watson Health after Tuck.