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  • Purdue hosts entrepreneurs from 17 African countries for Mandela Washington Fellowship

    Purdue University’s first cohort of Mandela Washington Fellows was on campus for six weeks in June and July for intensive, executive-style leadership training, networking, community service and skills building prior to a Presidential Summit in Washington, D.C. the first week of August.

    Full story: Purdue hosts entrepreneurs from 17 African countries for Mandela Washington Fellowship

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  • Wireless Printing is available in KrannertKrannert has a print service that allows for on-the-go printing of certain kinds of files from any web-enabled device (including mobile phones). It also adds the print release capability at select locations, and has a website that gives information about remaining balance on each person's quota. Additional details are contained in this article.
  • Making RAWL 4082 Lab Reservations has changedWe recently implemented the UniTime scheduling system to address some of the constraints of our previous lab reservation system. Please read this article for additional details on how to reserve the room going forward.
  • Additional ARCC Software Upgrades and Licensing ChangesThis fall we have upgraded the software in the ARCC virtual application services to include changes like upgrades to STATA to the network edition, a new pool of virtual licenses for StAtTransfer, upgrades to Oracle, and a new pool of licenses for Analytic Solver. We are also working with ITaP & College of Engineering to get Mathematica virtually.
  • Krannert, Boiler Business Exchange Announce Inaugural Business Hall of Fame InducteesThe Boiler Business Exchange of Indianapolis, Inc. (BBE) has teamed with Purdue’s Krannert School of Management to unveil its inaugural Business Hall of Fame class. The Business Hall of Fame has been created to acknowledge and showcase esteemed business leaders who have achieved exceptional success in the business arena and have predominant ties to both Purdue and the State of Indiana.
  • Krannert econ profs link higher work demand to serious health risk potentialEmployees under prolonged workplace pressures face serious consequences to their health, according to a working paper issued by the National Bureau for Economic Research coauthored by Krannert professors David Hummels and Chong Xiang.
  • Purdue alum Dave Ricks to become president and CEO at Eli LillyEli Lilly and Company today announced that David A. Ricks, an alumnus of Purdue's Krannert School of Management and currently senior vice president and president, Lilly Bio-Medicines, will succeed John C. Lechleiter as president and CEO and join the board on January 1, 2017, and become chairman of the board on June 1, 2017.
  • Purdue economics programs earn top rankingsThe Krannert School's Department of Economics was recently recognized in a trio of rankings naming it the best in Indiana and the top value online MS program nationwide.
  • Krannert alumni among Purdue representatives to carry Indiana Bicentennial Torch through Tippecanoe CountyKrannert alumni and former Purdue football teammates Bart Burrell and Mark Herrmann to participate in Indiana Bicentennial Torch relay
  • New director takes the lead at Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management CenterA Purdue alumna and former Eli Lilly and Company executive has brought her leadership development and consulting expertise to the Krannert School as the new director of the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center.
  • Four graduates from Purdue’s 2015 EBV class receive grants for their business projectsFour veterans who graduated in 2015 from Purdue's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, or EBV, have received grants from the EBV Foundation to support their business projects. Purdue is one of 10 schools nationally to offer the EBV program. It offers experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 soldiers, sailors, aviators and Marines with disabilities resulting from their military service.
  • Purdue economist available to discuss Great Britain’s vote to exit EUProfessor Jerry Lynch explains the economic implications of Great Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union
  • Economics faculty member Kelly Blanchard to be honored by Purdue Teaching AcademyEconomics faculty member Kelly Blanchard is among 16 inductees to be honored in 2016 by the Purdue University Teaching Academy in recognition of their outstanding and scholarly teaching.
  • Jennifer Harms named Best & Brightest Executive MBAs by Poets & QuantsKrannert IMM Global EMBA Class of 2015 Jennifer Harms named a Best & Brightest Executive MBA by Poets & Quants
  • Elementary students launch business in school classroomA Purdue University classroom business workshop for teachers in grades K-8 inspired a Mintonye Elementary teacher to start multiple classroom businesses.
  • Krannert, Purdue School of Nursing students partner to raise money for rural Indiana health clinicFollowing a successful charity event in April, Krannert Dean David Hummels handed a check for over $2000 to representatives from the Family Health Clinic of Monon.
  • Professors Lumineau, Lu recognized for researchTwo Krannert faculty members have been recognized for their significant scholarly accomplishments in research and their future research potential
  • Class offers mix of economics and sportsEconomics of Sports is designed to blend the theories of microeconomics with examples from the professional sports industry.
  • 2016 Executive Leadership Council ScholarshipThe Executive Leadership Council is launching their 2016 ELC Scholarships intake cycle. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and commitment to community service. Application is due April 15, 2016, at midnight EST.
  • IRS partners with Purdue, Krannert on simulated criminal investigationPurdue University’s Krannert School of Management partnered with the Internal Revenue Service to stage a forensic accounting simulation.
  • Krannert students launch hedge fund, offer portfolio managementFive Purdue University students have launched an investment startup
  • West Monroe Partners Case CompetitionWest Monroe Partners Case Competition Applications are due April 4! You and three colleagues can apply as a team to participate. The competition will be held on April 15th at Miami University.
  • Leadership Excellence and Gender SymposiumThree-day event at Krannert School of Management focused on gender, diversity, inclusion and agile careers
  • Data Dive experience beneficial to studentsLast year, five Krannert undergraduate students, including Rachel Crouch, won a data dive challenge in Chicago
  • National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation ScholarshipThe Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group is offering two, $5,000 and one, $10,000 scholarship to support students studying supply chain management at the undergraduate level with an interest in joining the foodservice supply chain industry. Application Deadline is March 29th. Students can apply online today!
  • Mind of a Maker: Adam BealHaving originally studied Microbiology at Colorado State University, Adam Beal decided to pursue an MBA with Krannert School of Management in 2014.
  • Krannert Big Data Program ranked Top 10 nationallyValue Colleges ranks Krannert's MS BSIM Top 10 Big Data Program in the country
  • MSHRM recent grad promoted to the Rank of Major in the United States ArmyRecently, a 2015 Krannert MSHRM alum, Matt Pratt, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Army. A ceremony was held in his honor on March 4, 2016 at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.
  • Krannert Freshmen win big at the Burton D. Morgan CompetitionKrannert alumnus, Mike Cassidy, also a continuing term lecturer at Purdue coaches an undergraduate team, Fro Yo Express in the 2016 Burton D. Morgan business plan competition.
  • Krannert researcher to lead Work/Life SummitEllen Kossek, a faculty member in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, has been appointed to chair the Work/Life Committee for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for a research summit.
  • Krannert connects Purdue men's tennis team

    Of the nine players currently on coach Pawel Gajdzik’s roster, seven are pursuing undergraduate degrees through the Krannert School of Management. 

  • Purdue EBV graduate wins award at national conference

    Ottosen & Co. earned the Top Venture Impacting Veterans Award in the D’Aniello Family Foundation Business Plan Competition at the EBV National Training & Alumni Conference

  • Nationwide Purdue Index provides guidance for vet practices

    Digging into new data from the Nationwide Purdue Veterinary Price Index, a Purdue associate dean says "it's dangerous to build a practice on wellness services," not medical services.

  • Vibronix finalist in nationwide competition

    Vibronix, a company which features second-year MBA student Adam Beal, is one of 10 finalists in a nationwide competition

  • Calling the Shots: The Tim Newton Management Leadership Scholarship

    In summer 2015, the temporarily tongue-tied veteran communicator and broadcaster learned that Krannert’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, John Hoffner (BSIM ’70), had established the Tim Newton Management Leadership Scholarship in his honor.

  • Krannert professor encourages caution, not panic

    The U.S. stock market is off to its worst start to open a year in more than a century. In four days this week, the Dow has plunged five percent and the NASDAQ more than six percent. Even the S&P 500 has shed 4.9 percent.

  • Air Force Vet's Biz Plan: Use Returning Soldiers To Improve Tech

    Air Force veteran Chris Jackson talks about the transition to civilian life and the challenges of finding the same sense of purpose after leaving the military.

  • Study: Resume fraud linked to job search envy

    Unemployed job-seekers can be motivated to embellish their resumes when they are envious of peers, according to a study published in the Academy of Management Journal.

  • Business leader gives $1 million to advance women in management

    A Purdue University alumna and longtime university supporter is giving a $1 million gift to advance women in management by providing undergraduate scholarships for women enrolled in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.

  • Accounting faculty selected for Best Paper Award

    The American Accounting Association’s Management Accounting Section Publications Committee has selected Mark Bagnoli’s and Susan Watts's paper “Knowing versus Telling Private Information about a Rival”, published in the Journal of Management Accounting Research in 2013, to be awarded the 2015 Journal of Management Accounting Research Best Paper Award. The Publications committee considered all research papers published in JMAR between 2013 and 2015, and judged their paper to have the highest potential impact on management accounting research.

    Congratulations Mark and Susan!

  • Purdue Student Union Board to celebrate veterans today

    From Purdue Today:

    Purdue will honor veterans at a Veterans Day celebration today (Nov. 11).

    The Purdue Student Union Board will host the celebration at 11 a.m. in the Purdue Memorial Union Great Hall. The celebration will include "Presentation of the Colors" by the Purdue University Tri-service Color Guard, the Pledge of Allegiance, national anthem and patriotic songs by the Purduettes. A table of remembrance, moment of silence and three memorial volleys will take place at the tribute.

    After the ceremony, refreshments will be served in the East Main Lounge. This event is open to the public.

  • Purdue Moves: Innovative technology, powered by Krannert

    As featured in Purdue Today:

    In support of the Purdue Moves initiative of transformative education, innovative technologies help faculty and staff save time and provide more and better student resources. Some of these tools are developed right on Purdue's campus. For instance, Krannert School of Management offers several different technologies for campus use, including a low-cost video production studio for faculty and others to record their presentations; a scheduling tool; student applications; and a method for distributing news to highly targeted audiences.

  • Export Indiana Fellowship Program

    Partnership promotes small business growth by supplying the tools and expertise necessary to export their goods and services successfully at the international level.

  • Online Master’s Degree in Economics ranks highly

    Purdue’s Master’s Degree in Economics has been ranked No. 2 among online economics programs by The program was selected based on academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strength, and reputation. The MS (ECON) also received a top 15 ranking earlier from The Financial Engineer.

  • Specialized master’s programs hit the rankings

    The Financial Engineer has released rankings of several specialized master’s programs. The Krannert School is included in several of them:

    Master of Economics - #13
    Master of Marketing - #15
    Master of Accounting - #31
    Master of Finance - #34

    Rankings are based on GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rates, and placement and salary data.

  • Doster Leadership Conference Positive Attitude Winners

    The Doster Leadership Conference was held in Indianapolis this past weekend and was enjoyed by 100 Krannert undergraduate students.

    Special congratulations to the conference Positive Attitude Award winners:

    • Morgan Montgomery
    • Sydney Gray
    • Jennifer Martinez
    • Mitchell Stevenson

    Special thanks to this year’s conference Co-Chairs Mollie Daily and Adam Hufford and their committee on a job well done!

  • Students score high marks in competitions

    Two Krannert students recently showed their problem-solving skills at external competitions.

    MBA student Kewa “Jeffrey” Mei was part of the winning team at the Teradata University Network’s Business Analytics Challenge. The team’s challenge was to analyze online comments about hotels and the relationship of those comments to hotel occupancy rates.

    Undergraduate student Rachel Crouch was part of the third-place team at the SAP DemoJAM, a smartphone application developer competition. Rachel was the only undergraduate student competing, and her team developed an app that helps parents track what their kids eat.

    Congratulations to Jeffrey and Rachel for their excellent representation of the Krannert School! 

  • Krannert to Host Entrepreneurship Program for Disabled Veterans

    Krannert School of Management will host 23 veterans from around the United States October 30 through November 8 for its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program

    Participants are post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities and a desire to start their own businesses.  

    Created at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management in 2007, EBV teaches participants principles of entrepreneurship and small-business management.

  • 2015 Parrish Case Competition Results

    Eleven teams from Purdue University and Indiana University competed in this year's competition. All groups showed exemplary case analysis, problem solving and information literacy. The top three teams advanced to the final round, which was held October 9 in the Burton Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Room 121, to compete for first, second and third place.

    The winners:

    First Place: Team Attractive — Joe Vandermus, Matt Xia, Matt Butler, Leeane Chen, Shubhika Barjatya 
    Second Place: UG Consulting — Joshua Groh, John Brock, Gemma Flanagan, Tim Weiss, Brandon Ko
    Third Place: NRAM Solutions — Wenjia Xu, Ruihong Lyu, Michael Szipszky, Albert Sinram


    The Financial Engineer has released a ranking of Master of Accounting programs. Purdue is #31 of 196 schools included. The list is here.

    Here is the methodology:

    ·         30% Mean GMAT Scores

    ·         25% Mean Starting Salary and Bonus

    ·         15% Mean Undergraduate GPA

    ·         15% Acceptance Rate

    ·         10% Full Time Graduates Employed at Graduation

    ·         5% Full Time Graduates Employed 3 Months after Graduation


    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The new Master of Marketing program from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has been ranked 15th by Financial Engineer journal. The recognition comes just months after the program's launch.

    The degree, designed as a one-year program, is geared toward students seeking a specialized marketing education immediately after college graduation. It attracts students with backgrounds in social sciences, health and human sciences, communications, business, computer science, engineering, and statistics.

  • Entrepreneurship Week activities planned for Oct. 5-9

    The Krannert School, with the Purdue Foundry and The Anvil, will host a series of Entrepreneurship Week activities beginning October 5. 


    The purpose of this conference is to evaluate the risks and rewards of emerging technologies.  As you may recall, David Hummels was the speaker from Krannert last year. For this year, MIS Professor Mohammad Rahman is a featured speaker from 9-10 AM on September 25th.  


    Tickets are still available, but going quickly, for the Krannert Leadership Speakers Series event on October 8. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms. The dinner features Krannert alumni awards, comments from President Daniels and Dean Hummels, and a keynote from Shark Tank star Daymond John. Tickets are $25 each for Purdue faculty, staff and students; net proceeds from the event go to Krannert undergraduate and graduate scholarships.

  • New entrepreneurial track for grad students

    Krannert, Burton Morgan Center and the Purdue Foundry offer new graduate program for entrepreneurs.

  • Ellen Kossek research in Washington Post

    NIH-funded study finds workers in supportive, flexible jobs have better health.

  • Shawn Taylor speaks at summer commencement

    Entrepreneur, Krannert grad and BOP alumnus, Shawn Taylor will keynote Purdue summer commencement.

  • Krannert participates in White House summit on women in business

    Kossek, Hummels participate in White House summit to improve business opportunities for women.

  • Krannert alum offers cryostorage for stem cells

    Krannert alum Michael A. Byers is putting baby teeth into cold storage so stem cells extracted from them can be used in the future for personal medical therapies, including creating new blood cells.

  • Top 30 EMBAs for 2015

    Executive MBA grad Stacey Mueller recognized by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 30 EMBAs

  • Drew Brees, BSIM 2000, and wife donate $1 million to Purdue football

    New Orleans QB Drew Brees donates $1 million to Purdue football program

  • 50 Top MBAs for 2015

    Krannert's Eric Barajas recognized by Poets & Quants as one of 50 Top MBAs for 2015

  • Krannert remembers Dean Emeritus Dennis Weidenaar

    Dennis J. Weidenaar, former Dean of the Purdue Krannert Graduate School of Management and professor emeritus of Economics, died May 16, after a long illness. He was 78 years old.

  • Krannert undergrad students beat MBA teams in Kraft Data Dive

    Five undergraduate students won the Kraft Data Dive Competition, beating teams of graduate students from Chicago-area business schools as well as teams from other Big Ten universities.

  • Two undergrad students working to solve world hunger featured in Poets & Quants

    Oswin Chackochan and Linnea Cline, both students at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, are the epitome of the type of students the fellowship is meant to attract.

  • Two Krannert grads receive Elijah Watt Sells Award

    Two Krannert grads receive Elijah Watt Sells Award for exceptional performance on the Uniform CPA Exam

  • Three ways to balance your life from Inc. and Krannert's Ellen Kossek

    You have the opportunity to live a life where you have plenty of time to do the things you need to do in the office or at home.

  • Making medicines that 'help people live healthy, more active lives'

    Emphasis on problem solving and analytical approach at Krannert prepared Maria Crowe for job as president of global manufacturing operations at Eli Lilly.

  • Clubs complement classroom learning

    Master's student clubs at Krannert

  • Employers flock to Purdue for job fair

    School of Management Employers Forum (SMEF) held its Undergraduate Fall Career Fair

  • Krannert captures two more case crowns

    Graduate and undergraduate students team up to claim first prize in a case competition held in Germany, beating 23 other teams from around the globe.

  • Keep the planes flying on time

    A study of airline flight schedules and delays by Purdue doctoral student Mazhar Arikan has practical applications for operations management, and frequent fliers.

  • Passion powers young graduate

    Ankit Gupta, BSM '11: I’m a very fortunate person – I got to spend time at an amazing school that let me learn for myself and pursue the things I enjoy the most. Krannert is a place for people to become whatever they want.

  • Face-to-face with the master

    Purdue’s Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) and Finance Club meet with Warren Buffet

  • Early Start, Unlimited Potential

    Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity Program (BOP) at Krannert

  • Seeking Alpha is top dog stock info source

    Social media is becoming an important market-changing force, according to a recent study by Krannert researchers in information systems.

  • Seize the opportunity

    After being downsized during the Great Recession, Krannert grad Amber Allen returns for an MBA to jump-start her career.

  • From football to finance

    Ian Allen - first year MBA student - runs from football to finance through Krannert

  • Customer satisfaction enhanced through vendor alliances

    Purdue Marketing Professor Chad Allred’s paper, “The Service Hand-Off:  Effects of Multivendor Service Performance on Customer Satisfaction - An Experimental Study,” explores the relationship between vendor collaboration and customer satisfaction.

  • Making Sense of Wall Street Instability

    Xiaoyan Zhang, Krannert School of Management Associate Professor of Finance talks about Wall Street Instability

  • Prepare for victory

    Brad Alge’s love of football inspires the associate professor's research on risk-taking in organizations, specifically NFL fourth-down decisions and outcomes.

  • The Debt Ceiling

    Jerry Lynch, professor of economics, describes the U.S. debt ceiling, and why the government will never have zero debt.