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- Purdue PromisePCEE director Dave Perkis, assistant director Harlan Day, and Herschel, the feisty puppet dog who stars in the Herschel's World of Economics videos, participated in the September 27 Purdue Promise Event.
- Krannert alumna becomes first Purdue graduate to be named prestigious Schwarzman ScholarKrannert alumna Jing Su of Daqing, China, has been named a Class of 2018 Schwarzman Scholar. She is the first Boilermaker to join this prestigious international program and one of only 129 students from around the world to be selected.
- PCEE's Teacher Advocate, Gina Boyd, Wins National AwardCongratulations to the Purdue Center for Economic Education's teacher advocate, Mrs. Gina Boyd, on her selection as a recipient of the prestigious Council of Economic Education's John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Award at the elementary school level.
- Purdue student investment startup expands portfolio, looks to open second officeLAFAYETTE, Ind. – After only one year in business, an investment company started by a group of students from the Purdue University Krannert School of Management has expanded its portfolio to include not only a hedge fund, but also real estate, venture capital, private equity and a consulting firm. In addition, the group is looking to hire interns as well as opening an office in Chicago in 2017.
- Krannert ranked among top 20 MBA programs by recruitersKrannert placed No. 17 nationally in the employer survey, the highest ranking for a school in Indiana. That survey is recruiter feedback on the skills they look for in MBAs, and which programs best equip their students with those skills, according to the Bloomberg website.
- Army veteran, Purdue entrepreneurial boot camp graduate wins national pitch competitionKirk Kudrna, U.S. Army veteran and graduate of the Purdue Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, won first place at the 2016 Institute for Veterans and Military Families Virtual Pitch Competition for his mobile messaging app.
- Purdue wins final stage of case competition with IUPurdue University’s Business Information and Analytics Center (BIAC), in collaboration with the Krannert School’s Leadership Communication Studio, recently hosted a two-stage case competition in IT/Analytics with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. The judges selected a Purdue team as the winner of the competition, with the second place going to an IU team and third place to another Purdue team. Each team received cash prizes of $2400, $1200, and $600, respectively.
- Finance professor Huseyin Gulen to receive 2016 Jack Treynor PrizeKrannert finance professor Huseyin Gulen has been named one of three recipients of the Q-Group's 2016 Jack Treynor Prize, which honors superior academic working papers with potential applications in the fields of investment management and financial markets. Gulen was recognized for his paper "Extrapolation bias and the predictability of stock returns by price-scaled variables," which he co-authored with Krannert PhD student Stefano Cassella.
- Multimillion-dollar gift will renovate floor of Krannert for growing economics centerPurdue University alumnus Steven A. Webster and his wife, Linda M. Webster, have made a multimillion-dollar leadership gift to the Krannert School of Management. The pledge of $3 million will transform part of the third floor of the Krannert Building into the Webster Suite for the Purdue University Research Center in Economics, a fast-growing center in need of office and research space.
- PURCE AnnouncementWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University alumnus Steven A. Webster and his wife, Linda M. Webster, have made a multimillion-dollar leadership gift to the Krannert School of Management. The pledge of $3 million will transform part of the third floor of the Krannert Building into the Webster Suite for the Purdue University Research Center in Economics, a fast-growing center in need of office and research space. “With this gift the Websters have shown once again how much they care about our program,” said David Hummels, dean of Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. “For several years now, much of the third floor has been known as the Webster Suite for Undergraduate Programs. It’s fitting that an additional 7,300 square feet of that floor will now also bear their name, but as a space that will benefit faculty and graduate students.”
- PCEE Mini-Grant Recipients for 2016-17The PCEE is pleased to announce the recipients of their mini-grants in economics for K-12 teachers and schools for 2016-17.
- Krannert to host entrepreneurship camp for disabled veteransWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will host 24 veterans from around the United States Oct. 21-29 for its eighth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program.
- Elementary teacher's award highlights economics educationWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Tippecanoe County teacher, Gina Boyd, has won a national award for teaching her students sophisticated economic principles.
- Purdue hosting third human library to improve relationsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will host its third annual Human Library event Nov. 4.
- The Economist ranks Krannert faculty in world's Top 30WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management was recognized among the top 30 programs in the world for the quality of its faculty by The Economist, one of the world's leading business publications.
- Emerging markets expert keynotes manufacturing conferenceKeynote speaker Antoine van Agtmael delivered an optimistic forecast for advanced manufacturing at the fall conference of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises (DCMME).
- Dedications to be held for new Beck's spaces in Purdue College of AgricultureWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two newly renovated spaces will provide state-of-the-art learning environments for Purdue University students in Agricultural Economics and Agronomy this fall.
- Research by Krannert prof Karthik Kannan shows companies use instincts to elicit behavior from consumers, employeesThe obvious strategy for a clothing retailer is to have as much product on the sales floor as possible to yield high sales. The clothing needs to be available to be bought, right? For women, it turns out, that’s a counterproductive strategy. Research by Krannert professor Karthik Kannan shows that women want to feel a sense of individuality when buying clothes. They don’t want to know that hundreds of other women in town also bought that dress.
- BOP alum Shawn Taylor recognized among AACSB International's 2016 Influential LeadersAn alumnus of Purdue's Krannert School of Management is among several corporate leaders to be recognized by AACSB International, the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools. Shawn Taylor, a 1982 accounting and Business Opportunity Program graduate, is one of 30 honored as the organization's 2016 Influential Leaders.
- Who's to blame for your high mobile phone bill? Finance professor Mara Faccio points to political connections In the United States and in many other countries across the world, consumers are paying too much for their mobile phone bills because of government influencing, research by a Purdue University finance professor Mara Faccio indicates.
- Emerging markets expert to keynote manufacturing conferenceWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Antoine van Agtmael, who coined the term “emerging markets,” will speak September 30 at the fall conference of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises. The conference, titled “Building Smart, Lean Ecosystems,” will be held at the Purdue Memorial Union and is free and open to the public.
- Krannert graduate honored with Influential Leaders recognitionWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An alumnus of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is among several corporate leaders to be recognized by AACSB International, the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools.
- Documentary film legend Ken Burns to speak at PurdueWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will speak about "Sharing the American Experience" at a 6:30 p.m. lecture Sept. 22 in Purdue University's Elliott Hall of Music.
- Olympics champion David Boudia to headline Krannert event in IndianapolisWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fresh off the Rio Olympics, where he captured silver and bronze medals, Purdue alumnus David Boudia will be the featured speaker at the university's 16th annual Krannert Leadership Speakers Series on Sept. 29 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis.
- Top business leaders visit Purdue for Krannert Executive ForumLeading business executives and entrepreneurs will visit Purdue during the next four months for the Krannert School of Management Executive Forum. The forum will allow leaders to share their experiences and inspiration with those in attendance.Forum sessions are set for 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Fridays, beginning Sept. 2 in Krannert Auditorium. The talks are open to the public, as space permits, and free of charge
- Purdue hosts entrepreneurs from 17 African countries for Mandela Washington FellowshipPurdue 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.
- 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.
- Study links higher work demand to serious health risk potentialWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Employees under prolonged workplace pressures face serious consequences to their health, according to a working paper issued by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
- 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 PCEE Director NamedDr. David Perkis joined the Purdue Center for Economic Education as Director on July 1, 2016.
- 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.
- Teachers Honored With Olin W. Davis AwardsThree teachers who have been active with the Purdue Center for Economic Education's programming, and who currently serve on the Center's teacher advisory committee, have been recognized for their excellence in teaching and promoting the teaching of economics.
- 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.
- 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.
- Class offers mix of economics and sportsEconomics of Sports is designed to blend the theories of microeconomics with examples from the professional sports industry.
- Professors Lumineau, Lu recognized for researchTwo Krannert faculty members have been recognized for their significant scholarly accomplishments in research and their future research potential
- 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
- 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
- Krannert Big Data Program ranked Top 10 nationallyValue Colleges ranks Krannert's MS BSIM Top 10 Big Data Program in the country
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Purdue economists find veterinary industry growth in 2015WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The third Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index identified signs of business recovery for veterinary practices. The upward trend is the first national indication of industry growth since 2009.
- 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.
- Krannert panel explores gender equality policiesWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue's Krannert School of Management will present a panel discussion on workplace gender equality. The event is 6-7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 2) in Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. It is free and open to the public.
- Purdue Krannert Women in Management program supports local InnovateHER competition, nomination chosen as finalistWest Lafayette, Ind., and Washington, D.C. – The Jane Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Management in the Purdue Krannert School of Management recently supported the local portion of the 2016 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge. The program’s nomination of a Purdue graduate, Pu Wang, was chosen as one of 10 finalists.
- Supply chain topic of Jan. 29 management conferenceWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Global Supply Chain Management Initiative Spring Conference, presented by Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, is Jan. 29. The event is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Purdue Memorial Union North and South ballroom.
- 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.
- Business leaders visit Purdue for Krannert Executive ForumWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Leading business executives and entrepreneurs will visit Purdue University over the next four months for the Krannert School of Management Executive Forum. It features top-level executives and community leaders sharing their experiences.
- 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.
- Free classroom business workshop open to K-8 teachersWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Jan. 14 workshop at Purdue will focus on how to start a classroom business. The free workshop will provide teachers step-by-step instructions on creating a student business applying Indiana social studies, math and language arts standards.