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Path Forward: Navigating the Return to Work

Lindsey Leininger joins a panel of experts in discussing what it will take to restart the economy following a lengthy shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020

Global Hangout: Ask the Experts

Lindsey Leininger joins NBC News and other leading experts to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, including the roadmap to a vaccine, effectiveness of masks, and more.

May 21, 2020

Coronavirus: Universities Fear Fall

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education sector.

May 21, 2020

Businessman Bob Wallace Wants to Shake up Baltimore Mayor’s Race with Independent Run

A feature story about Robert Wallace T’84, who recently announced his candidacy for the Mayor of Baltimore.

May 20, 2020

Negative VIX Premium Signals Vol Spikes, Research Finds

Features new research from Ing-Haw Cheng exploring the reaction of futures contracts in the CBOE Volatility Index in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20, 2020

New Hampshire Restaurants Reopen with Outdoor-Only Seating

Quotes Jarett Berke T’17, owner of Lou’s Restaurant—one of the New Hampshire eateries that reopened recently with outdoor seating.

May 18, 2020

Can You Handle the Truth?

Highlights Sydney Finkelstein’s book Why Smart Executives Fail and how its lessons are still applicable today.

May 18, 2020

Why Authentic Company Communication Is More Important Than Ever

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about how companies can authentically communicate with their employees.

May 15, 2020

Which COVID-19 Safety Policies Will Comfort Consumers?

Quotes Laurens Debo and Robert Shumsky in an article about safety policies retailers should implement as they reopen their doors.

May 14, 2020

Tokyo Olympics’ Coronavirus Delay Forces Team USA Rower Grace Luczak to Adapt

Mentions Tuck Executive Education’s Next Step: Transition to Business program for elite athletes and military veterans in a feature story about Team USA rower Grace Luczak, who attended the program following the Rio Games.

May 13, 2020

With Fed’s Encouragement, Corporations Accelerate Debt Binge in Hopes of Riding out Pandemic

Quotes Peter Fisher in regards to the rise in corporate borrowing, aided by the Fed, during the coronavirus pandemic.

May 13, 2020

FDA Approves Trial for Drug to Treat Blood Clots in Coronavirus Patients

Mike Sherman T’92, CEO of Chimerix, discusses DSTAT—a drug the company is developing that has been approved for trial by the FDA and could potentially be used to treat COVID-19 patients.

May 13, 2020

Insuring against an Uncertain World

A feature story about Global Rescue, a crisis response company founded and led by Dan Richards T’03.

May 12, 2020

Dr. Lindsey Leininger, Dartmouth Public Policy Professor on COVID-19

Lindsey Leininger discusses the COVID-19 pandemic, including the importance of information hygiene during times of great uncertainty.

May 08, 2020

The Underground Efforts to Get Masks to Doctors

A feature story about grassroots efforts to collect necessary medical supplies for hospitals amid the COVID-19 pandemic highlights Lisa Cloitre T’02.

May 07, 2020

Why Expertise Can Lead to Bad Decision-Making

Features research by Sydney Finkelstein exploring the “expertise trap”.

May 06, 2020

New NBCU CEO Jeff Shell Makes Tough Moves and Splits with Old Ways of Doing Business

Quotes Paul Argenti in a story about the strategic moves NBCUniversal’s new CEO Jeff Shell has made since taking the reins.

May 06, 2020

Puzzles, Hair Dye, Bread: These Companies Are Thriving despite Coronavirus

Quotes Karen Colberg T’91, co-CEO of King Arthur Flour, who says she expects the increased interest in baking caused by the coronavirus to continue through the summer.

May 05, 2020

The Invisible Business Risk of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jordan Schoenfeld illustrates how the COVID-19 pandemic triggered unprecedented economic changes in employment levels and that corporate managers systematically underestimated their business-model exposure to pandemics in their annual report risk factors.

May 05, 2020

What Gov. Cuomo Owes Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Gunnar Esiason T’21 illustrates the importance of the New York State Adult Cystic Fibrosis Assistance Program, which was discontinued in the state’s 2020–2021 fiscal year budget.

May 05, 2020

Corporations Don’t Need Another Bailout — Schools Do

Suzy Wang T’20 writes of the importance of public school funding following the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 03, 2020

Run on Toilets Leaves Japanese Lavatory Makers Flush with Orders

Quotes Kinya Seto T’96, President & CEO of Lixil Group, in an article about the spike in orders for bathroom equipment caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

May 03, 2020

100 Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2020

Highlights T’20s Brent Quimby and Kevin Yuan in Poets & Quants’ annual list of the Best & Brightest MBA students from the class of 2020. Two additional members of the T’20 class, Elizabeth Davis and Sonovia Wint, were selected for P&Q’s forthcoming “MBAs to Watch” list.

May 02, 2020

Prepare for Less Privacy

Quotes Sean Joyce T’87, global and U.S. cybersecurity, privacy & forensics leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers, in an article about the likelihood of increased security measures and surveillance following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 29, 2020

Poets & Quants’ 2020 Best 40 under 40 MBA Professors

Poets & Quants’ annual list of the 40 best business professors under 40 highlights Jennifer Dannals.

Apr 29, 2020

No Full Stops

A feature story about how Indian business are approaching the COVID-19 pandemic highlights a recent Harvard Business Review article exploring the future of higher education written by Vijay Govindarajan.

Apr 28, 2020

No Junk Debt Is Too Risky: How Fed’s Bailout Changed Everything

Quotes Peter Fisher in an article about the Fed’s pledge to buy corporate debt as part of its emergency financing package for the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 28, 2020

People Are Open to Stringent Screening If It Means They Can Travel Again

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue, in a feature story about a new survey the company conducted that found travelers would be willing to accept more stringent safety measures.

Apr 26, 2020

Showtime Sees Pop in Streaming Sign-Ups, Viewership Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Quotes Tom Christie T’85, COO of Showtime, in an article about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the network.

Apr 23, 2020

Will the Coronavirus Forever Alter the College Experience?

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about how the COVID-19 pandemic could impact the future of higher education.

Apr 23, 2020

A ‘Rocket Ship’ of an Economic Recovery? Don’t Count on It

Quotes Lauren Grewal in an article about the outlook for economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020

Colorado Pandemic Simulation Exposed Communication Gaps before Coronavirus’s Arrival

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about a pandemic simulation run by Colorado’s public health department in 2017 that revealed challenges in communication.

Apr 22, 2020

Managers Adjust Summer Internship Programs to the Virtual Reality

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in a piece about asset managers shifting their summer internship programs to a virtual format.

Apr 21, 2020

King Arthur’s Flour Sales Rise More Than 2,000% in March

Quotes Karen Colberg T’91, co-CEO of King Arthur Flour, in an article about how the coronavirus pandemic has led to a boost in sales for the company.

Apr 21, 2020

As COVID-19 Drains Hospitals, Some in N.H. ‘Barely Keeping the Lights on’

Quotes Paul Gardent T’76, clinical professor and director of the MBA-MPH program, in a piece about the financial impact of COVID-19 on hospitals.

Apr 21, 2020

Data-Driven Connections for a Better World

Quotes Alva Taylor in an article about how nonprofits can use technology and data to create and sustain relationships.

Apr 21, 2020