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Success the GM Way
A decade ago, Terry Jackson (MSM ’90) considered himself a homebody with his wife and son. “We enjoyed life...

Leadership From the Start
Nothing could better have prepared Jessica Pettry Smith for a career in human resources than living and studying at Purdue. Her studies culminated...

Finding success
President of Cummins Engine Business offers advice on finding success - no matter where on earth you are...

HR is shaping the world
Cat's chief HR officer helps shape the company that helps shape the world's infrastructure and power needs...

Medication production and delivery is a complex job
Making medicines that help people live healthy, more active lives. Eli Lilly exec uses strong analytic skills to ensure quality medications are available...

Seize the Opporuntiy
For most people, being caught in a downsizing would be a negative. Amber Allen turned it into a positive....

Harris CEO talks leadership, management with Krannert students
Unite Week 2011, the orientation for first-year master’s students in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, was capped by the Distinguished Executive Lecture...

Sponsored students benefit companies, classroom
Each year, a new crop of management students begins classes in Purdue’s Rawls Hall. The students wonder what they will learn in their time...

Passion powers young graduate
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...

Krannert professor wins top teaching award
Cliff Fisher needs a big mantle. One of the most decorated teachers at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management...

Securing Success
Jake Nielson didn’t realize it at the time, but as he was installing home security systems during his summer job in 2005 he was securing his own future as well...

David Hummels, professor of Economics at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, facilitated a discussion on Global Outsourcing and the Labor Market of the Future...

FedEx environmental guru talks planet, profits
Mitch Jackson, vice president of environmental affairs and sustainability at FedEx, spoke to a Purdue crowd about...

Energy, enterprise and education
Monica Harvey ventures to makes a differents as one of the 5 students who...

From Football to Finance
As an offensive lineman at Purdue, Ian Allen blocked for All-American quarterback Drew Brees. He followed that with a six-year...

Recognizing the best
For centuries the world has joined in the Olympics to watch as the best athletes compete. The Latin phrase...

Keep the Planes Flying On Time
Doctoral student Mazhar Arikan recently was waiting for his flight connection when the airline announced a delay...

Face-to-Face With the Master
The Warren Buffett trip on March 11, 2011, was truly a once in a lifetime experience! Nineteen MBA students from Purdue’s...

Purdue grad pursues social entrepreneurship path
Eric Vong (BSM ’10) was a busy student at Purdue. The Naperville, Illinois, native served as an officer...

Running Around the World
Rob Einterz is a runner. The second-year MBA student competed in cross-country during his undergraduate days at Hanover...

Nursing a Passion For Business
Angie Dunst has her hands full. As executive director of nursing for St. Vincent Women’s Hospital and Peyton Manning...

Krannert School Serves as Giant Board Room
As vice president of human resources, Security Technologies, for Ingersoll Rand, Dan Hawkins gathers his global HR...

Non-Profit Project Benefits Student, Community
Brenda Knebel, Krannert’s Director of Master’s and Executive Programs, was at a fundraiser last year when she...

Poker Face Puts Squeeze on Productivity
Service without a smile is usually not well-received by a customer. Turns out, it’s not good for the service provider, either...

Consulting Projects Take Students Back to Roots
Jared Crum and Matt Olsen are about to see some familiar surroundings in a different light. Both Krannert...

Make the Students Think
"I put the responsibility on them in class," says Folta, the Brock Family Chair in Strategic Management at the Krannert...

Trip to Taiwan Thrills Students and Faculty
While many of their classmates were working on spring break tans, 26 Purdue undergraduates headed to the Far East...

Krannert Captures Two More Case Crowns
Krannert master’s students took two more titles in case competitions in early April. The wins were the fourth and fifth...

Deere CEO Gives Advice to Master's Students
Krannert alum Samuel Allen (BSIM '75), chairman and CEO of Deere & Company, delivered the Distinguished Executive...