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Singaporean Startup Karana Raises $1.7 Million for Meat Substitutes Made from Jackfruit

A feature story about Karana, a plant-based meat startup co-founded by Blair Crichton T’18.

Jul 09, 2020

Peter Fisher Says Fed in Holding Pattern, Not Done with Stimulus

Peter Fisher discusses the Fed’s role in stimulating the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, as a guest on Bloomberg Markets.

Jul 09, 2020

Fighting the Coronavirus Infodemic

Highlights the “Nerdy Girls”—an all-female team of health experts, including Lindsey Leininger, that are fighting the coronavirus infodemic by spreading accurate information about the COVID-19 pandemic on social media.

Jul 08, 2020

Amazon Has Put a 15-Year Company Veteran in Charge of Its New COVID-19 Testing Project

A feature story about Amazon’s new effort to build an internal COVID-19 testing lab, which is being overseen by Cem Sibay T’05.

Jul 07, 2020

The New, Diverse Faces of the Power List

Features Michael Sneed T’83 who was named to PRWeek’s 2020 Power List.

Jul 07, 2020

College Students Need to Get Creative and Adapt This Summer

Highlights the Tuck Business Bridge Program in an article about virtual learning opportunities available for undergraduate college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 07, 2020

Best MBA Traditions at Top Business Schools

Quotes Kevin Yuan T’20 in an article about the favorite traditions of MBA students from the class of 2020.

Jul 06, 2020

How Do You Decide Who’s in Your Social Bubble?

As a guest on Ontario Today, Lindsey Leininger discusses how to navigate interactions with friends and family during the pandemic as stay-at-home guidelines are lifted.

Jul 02, 2020

What MBAs Earn by Industry: Here’s How Much You’re Worth

Highlights Tuck as a top business schools for average starting pay among its graduates in numerous industries—including marketing, operations, general management, finance, consulting, and more.

Jul 01, 2020

Tuck Got Hundreds of New MBA Applicants in Its New R4 Deadline

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña in a feature story about Tuck’s 2020-2021 admissions deadlines, the incoming first-year class, and the success of the additional admissions round Tuck added in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 01, 2020

Step Aside, White Claw: A New Austin-Based Hard Seltzer Hits Grocery Stores

A feature story about Blue Norther, a hard seltzer company founded by Austin Pittman T’21.

Jun 30, 2020

Charles Christianson: Finding Success on and off the Snow

A feature story about Charles Christianson T’15 and his career as a competitive ski racer and his transition from the sport to a career in business.

Jun 30, 2020

Advertisers Are Responding to Customers

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director at Elevation Partners, discusses the growing number of organizations that have pledged to abstain from advertising on Facebook.

Jun 29, 2020

Why Nurturing Talent Will Help Companies Survive the Pandemic

Sydney Finkelstein discusses his research on the world’s best leaders, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted leadership, and more.

Jun 29, 2020

The Promise and the Peril of Virtual Health Care

Quotes Mary Oseid MHCDS’13, Kevin Curtis MHCDS’13, and Jess Caron MHCDS’20, and mentions the concept of reverse innovation developed by Vijay Govindarajan.

Jun 29, 2020

Some Activists Say Ben & Jerry’s Stance on Racial Justice Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Quotes Paul Argenti in a piece about the social activism of Ben & Jerry’s.

Jun 29, 2020

Starz CEO Jeffrey Hirsch on Programming in a Digital World

An interview with Jeffrey Hirsch T’99, CEO of Starz.

Jun 28, 2020

Mark Zuckerberg’s Former Mentor Has Invested in Privacy App Jumbo

Features Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, in a story about Jumbo. McNamee is an early investor in the platform.

Jun 24, 2020

COVID-19 Has Leveled the Playing Field for People with Disabilities

An opinion piece by Gunnar Esiason T’21 exploring how increased virtual opportunities following the COVID-19 pandemic could open doors for many with critical illnesses.

Jun 23, 2020

You’ll Probably Take an Outdoor Vacation This Summer

Features Dan Richards T’03, founder and CEO of Global Rescue, in an article detailing how to travel safely this summer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 23, 2020

How the Pandemic Propelled King Arthur Flour into the National Spotlight

Quotes Karen Colberg T’91, co-CEO of King Arthur Flour, in an article about the company’s elevated profile during the coronavirus pandemic, and how it ventured into social advocacy.

Jun 23, 2020

How Black Women Achieve Professional Success

As a guest on the Break Concrete podcast, Ella Bell Smith discusses numerous topics critical to Black women’s professional success.

Jun 23, 2020

Three Ways Finance Leaders Can Prepare for the Future of Work

Quotes Paul Argenti in a piece illustrating how leaders in finance can best prepare for the future of their industry following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 23, 2020

15 Biggest Regrets of MBA Students

Features Sonovia Wint T’20, who says her biggest regret was not taking any time off to reflect before starting at Tuck.

Jun 22, 2020

The Loneliness of Mark Zuckerberg

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82 in an article about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to take action against controversial posts by President Donald Trump.

Jun 17, 2020

Sports Executives Discuss Reopening Methods in ‘Rebooting the Entertainment Industry’

Features Kevin Demoff T’06, COO of the Los Angeles Rams, in a discussion about the future of professional sports following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 17, 2020

COVID-19 Will Help Us Overhaul Clinical Trials

In an opinion piece, Gunnar Esiason T’21 illustrates how the COVID-19 pandemic could help innovate clinical trials.

Jun 17, 2020

AAFP Virtual Town Hall

Lindsey Leininger joins a panel of experts to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and infodemic.

Jun 17, 2020

Three Pathways for Us to Achieve the Indian Dream

Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Kapil Viswanathan explore the future of India following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 17, 2020

Favorite MBA Professors of the Class of 2020

Highlights Joseph Hall in an article featuring the favorite professors of MBA students included in Poets & Quants’ 2020 Best & Brightest and MBAs to Watch lists.

Jun 17, 2020

When Bakers Demanded More Flour, King Arthur Went to the Mills

Quotes Ralph Carlton T’78 and Karen Colberg T’91, co-CEOs of King Arthur Flour, in a feature story about how the company adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 16, 2020

How We Chose the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 List of Revolutionary Start-Ups

Mentions Ron Adner in an article about the selection process for CNBC’s 2020 Disruptor 50 companies. Adner was a part of the Disruptor 50 Advisory Council.

Jun 16, 2020

How Better Health Care Management Could Prevent a Future Pandemic

Quotes Paul Gardent T’76 in an article about the role health care management played in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 15, 2020

What It Will Be like to Travel This Summer

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue, in an article about the state of travel following stay-at-home orders implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 14, 2020

Why This Crisis Is a ‘Disguised Blessing’

A feature story of Kinya Seto T’96, President & CEO of Lixil Group Corporation, about the company’s recent sale of its Italian engineering business and Seto’s success since being reinstated as CEO last year.

Jun 14, 2020

What Does Virtual Learning Mean for the Future of Higher Education?

Highlights a recent Harvard Business Review article by Vijay Govindarajan exploring how the shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic will impact the future of higher education.

Jun 14, 2020