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  • Krannert team advances to New York global competition

    Monday, February 10, 2020

    A team of students from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management took a step toward national and global recognition with a recent victory in Indiana’s 2020 CFA Institute Research Challenge. The annual global equity research competition provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis, giving them real-world experience as they assume the role of research analysts. They are judged by industry professionals on their ability to value a stock, write a research report, and present their recommendations.

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  • 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    The 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet took place on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 in the Purdue Memorial Union. This event is held to recognize Fall Graduates from Krannert's Specialized Masters programs

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  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

    Monday, November 25, 2019

    On November 25, Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner that combined family, food and fun in Rawls Hall at 6:00pm. They placed all the different Thanksgiving dishes on tables in a buffet style in the 3rd floor commons area. Most of the dishes were catered, however, one of the Student Services staff members, Judy Rife, also prepared the green beans and corn for the students. KGSA also encouraged the students to bring desserts, and students brought ice cream, brownies, pies, cookies, and even an Indian dessert to share.

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  • Students are posing at the photo booth

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal Event for Graduate Students

    Friday, November 22, 2019

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal event for Graduate Students in The Colombia in Lafayette on November 22nd. It was exceptionally attended, with over 190 students registered in total.

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  • Krannert receives STEM designation for MBA specialization areas

    Friday, June 21, 2019

    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering a STEM-designated Master of Business Administration degree option this fall for students in four specialization areas: business analytics and information management, finance, global supply chain management or marketing. The STEM-designated MBA will offer an immersive set of quantitative classes grounded in statistics, computer applications and data analysis, along with core business classes that will develop students’ analytical and problem-solving skills. In addition, the 60-credit-hour, four-semester program will enhance leadership skills, preparing students to manage teams in a technology-driven world.

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  • Krannert prof Mara Faccio wins her second Sharpe Award

    Friday, May 3, 2019

    Mara Faccio, the Duke Realty Chair in Finance in the Krannert School of Management, recently won the William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research for the best papers published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis in 2018. The title of the paper is “Taxes, Capital Structure Choices, and Equity Value.” Faccio and co-author of Jin Xu, a former Krannert faculty member, also won the Sharpe Award in 2015 for a paper titled, “Taxes and Capital Structure.” The Sharpe Award recognizes researchers who, through their articles published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, have most contributed to the understanding of important areas of financial economics.

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  • Dr. Mara Faccio named as a 2018 Sharpe Award Winner

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    Dr. Mara Faccio named as a 2018 Sharpe Award Winner

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  • Holland Research

    Is government bad for business? Study shows investors with political agendas hurt shareholders and firms

    Monday, April 15, 2019

    Privately owned businesses are more efficient and profitable than governments. So goes the prevailing thought among financiers in the United States and many other countries. “The general conclusion is government ownership has a negative influence on firms,” said Kateryna Holland, an assistant professor of finance in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.

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  • Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board

    Monday, April 15, 2019

    Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (April 12) approved the following faculty promotions within the Krannert School of Management effective with the 2019-20 academic year: Timothy N. Bond and Cathy M. Zhang; associate professor of economics; Sergey Chernenko and Thanh T. Nguyen; associate professor of management; Roy M. Dejoie, clinical associate professor of management; Troy D. Janes, clinical professor of management. Congratulations to all.

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