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  • Fabrice Lumineau

    Krannert faculty, alumni and current PhD student earn research honors

    Monday, September 9, 2019

    Krannert's Fabrice Lumineau, an associate professor of strategic management, PhD alum Kubilay Cirik, and current doctoral student Mingtao Xu were recently recognized by the Academy of Management for their research achievements. Lumineau also received a 2019 Ambassador Award from the Journal of Operations Management.

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  • Krannert-Rawls Complex

    Krannert School launches technology-focused online MBA program

    Wednesday, September 4, 2019

    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering a two-year, fully online MBA program in January 2020. The Purdue Online MBA is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Classes will be taught in seven-week segments and the program offers rolling admissions, meaning students can join at different times during each school year. The program will focus on team-based course designs, experiential learning, and superior student services all in a flexible fully online format necessary for working professionals.

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  • Undergrad Research

    New online courses prepare undergraduates for research roles

    Friday, August 30, 2019

    A new series of online courses developed by the Office of Undergraduate Research are designed to prepare undergraduate students to take on projects involving research and creative endeavors, as well as to expose them to the diversity of scholarly activities being done on campus.

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  • Tight Labor Market

    Trend of younger people not working contributes to tight labor market, says Purdue economist

    Friday, August 30, 2019

    Employers are having problems finding workers, and low unemployment is the reason why. Nationally, unemployment is at 3.7 %, the lowest it's been in decades. Fast-food jobs, for example, have often relied on teenagers to fill some of their positions, but experts say trends show teenagers aren't participating in the workforce the way they use to. "It’s going to be harder to find people at entry levels and it's going to be harder to find people at the higher levels as well,” says Timothy Bond, an associate professor of economics at Purdue.

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  • Purdue trustees approve naming of Krannert faculty positions and study abroad program

    Friday, August 2, 2019

    The Purdue University Board of Trustees has ratified two named faculty positions at Krannert and approved the naming of the school's study abroad program in honor of an alumna. Professor Justin Tobias was named the Loeb Chair in Economics, while Associate Professor Kevin Mumford was named the Kozuch Director of the Purdue University Research Center in Economics (PURCE). Trustees also approved a resolution of appreciation for those who recently contributed $1 million or more to the university, including Krannert alumna Nancy Handel, whose ongoing gift commitments will create the Nancy H. Handel Study Abroad Program.

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  • A Purdue University professor is researching reduced-load work options to help provide benefits for professionals and companies. (Stock photo)

    Doing more with less: Flexible, reduced-load jobs a win-win for workers, employers

    Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Attracting and retaining the best and brightest employees with an unemployment rate that is hovering near a 50-year low is a challenge for companies. According to Purdue work-life expert Ellen Ernst Kossek, one emerging answer is to eliminate unproductive “busy work” and commit to learning how to effectively design and implement flexible workload arrangements for interested high-potential employees on a career path.

    Full article: Doing more with less: Flexible, reduced-load jobs a win-win for workers, employers