July 2010 Archives
Professor Robert Goldstein (Chair of the Department of Finance) was honored with the CME Group Award for the Best Paper on Derivative Markets at the 2010 Western Finance Association Meetings in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
In May, International Programs welcomed more than 100 of the Carlson School's graduating Global Executive MBA students from its network of EMBA programs in Guangzhou, China; Vienna, Austria; and Warsaw, Poland.
On Tuesday, June 29, Carlson alumnus and Overseer, Bob Duffy, '68 BSB, hosted a San Francisco alumni gathering at AT Kearney, where Bob is a partner. The Carlson School is working to form a San Francisco Regional Club. If you are interested in helping to plan events, host an event, or be a part of the San Francisco leadership group, please contact Todd Gordon, Director of Alumni Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Six first-generation college students who recently participated in the Travelers EDGE Venture Program learned the ABCs of working in corporate America: attitude, business sense and confidence - along with other basics needed to work for a Dow 30 company.
The pilot program that concluded in April was a unique collaboration among the Carlson School, Travelers Community Relations, and Travelers Enterprise Market Development.
On Thursday, June 24, the Chicago Regional Club Leadership Group joined Todd Gordon, Director of Alumni Relations, for dinner to discuss plans for the newly formed club. Ryan Bavery, '08 MBA, will lead the club in planning exciting events for the Chicago area.
The final piece of Hanson Hall is now in place. Finishing touches have been made to "The Ribs of Humanity," a public art sculpture located in the outdoor James and Carmen Campbell Plaza.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty has appointed Stephen Parente, the Carlson School's Minnesota Insurance Industry Professor of Health Finance and Director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI), to a new task force on health care reform.