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  • Impact of using freight apps

    Ananth Iyer discusses the impact of using freight apps

  • Where Now?

    If there is one thing certain about U.S. policy in these turbulent times, it is uncertainty. According to research by Huseyin Gulen, a professor of finance at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, the impact on corporate investment is particularly negative,both from a short- and long-term perspective.

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  • Bankruptcy Law and Firm Investment

    Video by Joe Mazur for the Purdue Research Center in Economics

  • PURCE Rendering

    Centered on Economics

    The Purdue University Research Center in Economics (PURCE), a fast-growing initiative in need of space, will soon have a new home in the Krannert School of Management to conduct empirical research in economics focused on the role of incentives and markets in public policy.

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  • Krannert economists link higher work demand to potentially serious health risks

    Employees 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.

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  • Higher Performance

    Balancing the need to provide an affordable, accessible education with a commitment to transforming students’ lives and preparing them for the future is an ongoing challenge in higher education. New research from economists at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management finds that task-based goal setting can help on both fronts as a low-cost and logistically simple approach to improving students’ course performance.

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  • Shot Stopper

    As gun violence continues to escalate nationwide, research coauthored by Krannert economics professor Jillian Carr takes aim at widely enforced juvenile curfew laws intended to reduce crime that may actually increase it.

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  • Chong Xiang on Exports and Health

    Professor Chong Xiang discusses his research on Exports and Health.

  • Killer Jobs

    It may seem obvious to those who suffer the most, but a working paper issued by the National Bureau of Economic Research by Krannert economics professors Chong Xiang and David Hummels provides confirmation: Employees under prolonged workplace pressures face serious consequences to their health.

    Full story: Killer Jobs

  • On the Clock

    We not only live in a 24-7 world, but also work in one. From health care and manufacturing to retailing and information technology, someone is on the clock every hour of every day. Research by Purdue’s Ellen Ernst Kossek examines how that presents a growing challenge for employees, employers and those whose manage the work schedules of others.

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    In the Queue

    We’ve all been there — stuck in line at a bank, retail store, service center or event. Although numerous studies suggest that single queue lines are faster, new research coauthored by Krannert operations and economics professor Yaroslav Rosokha finds that servers work more slowly in a single queue than when they each have their own queue.

    Full story: In the Queue

  • Hedging Bets

    Ideally, hedge fund managers would maximize returns for their investors. In practice, however, portfolio managers are likely to take excessive levels of risk to boost their own paycheck, indicates new research from Chengdong Yin and Xiaoyan Zhang from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

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  • Working Best

    Countless business publications across the globe rank the “Best Places to Work” on an annual basis, but how does this relate to key human capital outcomes? A recent study coauthored by Purdue's Brian Dineen, an associate professor of organizational behavior and human resources at the Krannert School, finds that companies who receive such awards have an easier task of retaining staff.

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  • Computer scoring for personnel selection

    Mike Campion discusses computer scoring of candidate essays for personnel selection

  • Following Instincts

    The obvious strategy for a clothing retailer is to have as much product on the sales floor as possible to yield high sales. For women, however, that turns out to be a counterproductive strategy, says Purdue researcher Karthik Kannan, a professor of management information systems.

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  • Measuring countries' educational systems

    Economics professor Chong Xiang highlights his research on measuring countries' educational systems

  • Adobe invests in Krannert faculty research on data science in marketing

    A pair of faculty members from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management recently won a research grant of $50,000 from Adobe Systems. Wreetabrata Kar, an assistant professor, and Mohammad Rahman, an associate professor, are studying different drivers of knowledge consumption on the Internet and endeavor to find how a site can leverage such drivers to influence consumer behavior.

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  • Case by Case: Krannert students compete to win
    A growing number of Krannert undergrads and master’s students are recording top marks for their analytical and communication skills with a string of victories in recent business plan competitions. A staple at b-schools worldwide, case competitions require students to analyze a business case in brief time frames and present their solutions to a group of judges representing industry-leading corporations, offering numerous opportunities for those involved. The competitions showcase students’ abilities to work with teams, present information and generate insights while also preparing themselves for successful careers.
  • Professor Mara Faccio elected to the board of the American Finance Association
    Krannert finance professor Mara Faccio, Purdue’s Hanna Chair in Entrepreneurship, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association (AFA), the premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.
  • Happy Holidays from the Krannert School of Management
    Dean David Hummels reads a Purdue-themed holiday poem, “Twas the Night Before Finals.”
  • Krannert rises four spots in BloombergBusinessweek MBA rankings
    Purdue University's Krannert School of Management jumped four spots in this year’s Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings, rising to #18 among public universities, #16 among employers and to #38 overall.
  • Krannert alum Roland Parrish honored by U.S. Department of Commerce
    The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) recently honored Krannert alumnus Roland Parrish (BSIM ’75, MSM ’76) and his company with its 2017 Minority Business Enterprise of the Year award for overall performance, exceeding industry standards, demonstrating significant growth through job creation, showing a commitment to social responsibility, and exemplifying strong community involvement.
  • Team of Krannert master’s students wins Humana’s inaugural Healthcare Analytics Case Competition
    A team of master’s students from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has won the $6,000 First Place prize in the inaugural Healthcare Analytics Case Competition sponsored by health and well-being company Humana Inc. and Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. More than 300 masters-level students representing 109 teams from 19 major universities in the U.S. registered for the competition which showcased students’ analytical abilities to solve a real-world business problem.
  • Krannert’s Ananth Iyer comments on MBA student mistakes and professors’ advice for avoiding them
    Wouldn’t it be great if someone would share with you typical MBA student mistakes and give you practical advice for how to avoid them? This article is a collection of responses from experienced business school deans, professors, and program directors who answered the following question: What is the #1 mistake you see new MBA students making? What advice would you give them to address this problem?
  • Purdue alumna and Krannert EMBA student Sara Howe appears on Dr. Oz Show
    Purdue alumna and Krannert EMBA student Sara Howe, public policy chair of the National Council for Behavioral Health, explains the importance of finding a good addiction treatment center and how to start the process in a digital exclusive from her appearance on the Dr. Oz Show as part of its Nov. 8 episode, “Caught Undercover! The Biggest Lies and Scams Exposed: Shady Rehab Centers Stealing Money and Keeping Addicts Hooked.”
  • IndustryWeek ranks Purdue #4 among its Top 10 Manufacturing Schools of 2017
    According to IndustryWeek's listing of the 2017 Top 10 Manufacturing Schools, fourth-ranked Purdue and the Krannert School of Management are attracting students to their programs the old-fashioned way — by offering compelling coursework and research opportunities that lead to real-world jobs.
  • Purdue Foundry, Krannert present ninth year of helping veterans with disabilities launch startups
    Participants in the ninth Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities recently completed nine days of workshops on the Purdue campus. The collaborative program is offered by Purdue Foundry and Purdue's Krannert School of Management to help veterans launch startups and advance economic development.
  • Purdue’s Krannert School helps Indy company expand internationally
    Recognizing the need to tap into customers and capital around the world, Indianapolis-based Word Systems Inc. is taking advantage of an Indy Chamber grant to engage expert help from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and the Indiana Small Business Development Center.
  • Congratulations to Krannert alum Shawn Taylor, special assistant to the chairman of the Houston Astros, on the team’s first world championship!
    Congratulations to Krannert alum Shawn Taylor, special assistant to the chairman of the Houston Astros, on the team’s first world championship!
  • PhD student brings a global background into his teaching, research
    At age 36, Jongsoo “Jays” Kim considers himself old compared to other doctoral candidates in Krannert’s PhD program. Those years of diverse experience have brought wisdom, however, a strength he brings to both the classroom and his studies. Kim has earned Krannert Certificates for Distinguished Teaching for his courses in International Management and Strategic Management, and his research interests include strategic human capital, international business and corporate strategy.
  • Experiential marketing class aims to revitalize economy in Fulton, Indiana
    As a lifelong resident of Fulton, Indiana, Pat Brown has been concerned about the economic future of his hometown, a small city with about 330 residents about an hour’s drive northeast of Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. As a graduate of Krannert Executive Education’s Applied Management Principles program, he also knew where to go for help. Brown reached out to faculty member Chad Allred, whose Experiential Marketing course had already found success helping preserve the economy of a village of woodcarving artisans in Baan Tawai, Thailand, more than 8,000 miles from Boilermaker country.
  • Accounting alumna and Forbes’ 30 under 30 honoree encourages entrepreneurs to take risks
    Anjana Reddy (BS ’09) had two choices when she graduated from Krannert with a degree in accounting — step into her family’s business, or try to make it on her own. She went with the latter. She began Collectabillia, a celebrity commerce company in India offering a platform for fans to own memorabilia autographed by sports stars, while working on her master’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Now, it looks like she made the right choice — she was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia in April
  • Purdue bike sharing startup co-founded by Krannert grad Candice Xi rides forward with expansion plans
    A Purdue-affiliated startup is getting into the dockless bicycle sharing business, launching its service on the West Lafayette campus with an aim toward expanding to other Big Ten schools and other major college campuses nationwide. Krannert finance alumna Candice Xie and mechanical engineering grad Edwin Tan created VeoRide Inc. with the goal of providing affordable, environmentally friendly transportation, especially in and around universities with dense student populations and strong bike access.
  • Emerging IT Professionals program exposes recent grad to different facets of IT
    After graduating from Purdue with bachelor’s degrees in both economics (honors) and applied statistics, Jieyu Gao could have entered the job market. Instead, she joined the 2016 cohort of Purdue’s Emerging IT Professionals (EITP), a rotational program for recent graduates interested in going into information technology.
  • Purdue's Krannert School wins first place in state’s premier Logistics Case Competition
    INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 23, 2017) – With the support of more than 20 Indiana logistics companies and 18 universities and colleges, Conexus Indiana took a significant step forward today in developing the next-generation logistics workforce. Purdue University Krannert School of Management walked away with a $5,000 cash award and a 3-day experience with Indiana’s top logistics industry executives committed to developing talent to fuel Indiana’s position as the “Crossroads of America.”
  • Alumna Carolyn Woo introduces expert panel discussion led by Purdue President Mitch Daniels on looming global food shortage
    With the world population on pace to hit 9.7 billion by 2050, there is increasing concern about our ability to produce enough food to feed people around the globe. The expanding food crisis - and what can be done about it - was the focus of “Food Security: Feeding the World in 2050,” a fireside chat presented by Purdue University President Mitch Daniels with introductions by Krannert alumna Carolyn Woo, Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development and former CEO of Catholic Relief Services.
  • 23 veterans to participate in annual Krannert Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
    Veterans from across the Midwest and country will participate Oct. 27-Nov. 4 in Purdue Krannert’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). The program is free to veterans and offers experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 soldiers, sailors, aviators, and marines with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.
  • 2017 Midwest Summit, involving several universities, to help students interested in graduate and professional studies
    More than 20 percent of students graduating from Purdue University each year continue their education at an advanced level by enrolling in a graduate or professional school. Searching for the right fit can be daunting. Thinking about college choices and funding can be overwhelming. Beginning this fall, the Purdue Graduate School intends to make this process much easier through the Midwest Graduate and Professional School Summit, a one-day graduate school exposition, to be held on Nov. 11 in Stewart Center.
  • Thanks to all who’ve supported us during Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University!
    We are Purdue. What we make moves the world forward. Thank you to the 173,361 donors who’ve participated in Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University. To date and together, we’ve raised $1.586B to boldly advance our University as a national and global leader.
  • Researchers find that augmented reality apps cause restaurant profits to rocket
    Augmented reality apps increase the profits of restaurants in gaming hotspots, according to research from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and McGill University. The study examined online restaurant reviews, a recognized indicator of performance and sales, before and after the release of Pokémon Go in Houston, Texas, in 2016. Researchers Karthik Kannan, the Thomas Howatt Chaired Professor of Management, Krannert PhD student Vandith Pamuru and Warut Khern-am-nuai, assistant professor of information systems at McGill, found that close proximity to PokéStops — where you can catch Pokémon — increased average customer numbers at all restaurants despite differing menu costs.
  • Krannert’s Dauch Center holds 30th annual manufacturing conference
    Multiple leaders of the business world came together to speak on September 29 at the 30th annual fall conference of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises (DCMME). The conference, titled “The Future of Manufacturing,” was held at the Purdue Memorial Union. DCMME has been a focal point within the Krannert School throughout many years for promoting education, research and industrial engagement, manufacturing management and supply chain management. The center is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
  • Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code speaks at Purdue
    Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization working to prepare young women for jobs of the future, gave a lecture Oct. 3 at Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center. The presentation, titled "Closing the Gender Gap in Technology," was part of the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics and presented by the Krannert School of Management, College of Education's James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship and the College of Science.
  • Students come up with novel business solutions for Cisco as part of “data dive” competition
    Teams of Purdue students took a dive as part of the University’s Dawn or Doom ‘17 conference and Cisco walked away with a portfolio of original business solutions as a result. Meanwhile, the winning teams — all of which included at least one student from the Krannert School — walked away with $6,000 in prize money.
  • Research coauthored by Krannert econ prof Jillian Carr examines the effects of nutritional aid disbursements on crime
    Before February 2010, Illinois delivered food stamps under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on the first day of every month. Then the state decided to spread distribution more evenly throughout the month. The decision had two main benefits.Stores weren't hit with massive crowds all at once, and SNAP officials weren't burdened with a large workload. New research suggests that there could be an additional advantage of the change: a reduction in grocery store thefts.
  • Trio of pioneering Purdue alumnae honored at Krannert Leadership Speakers Series
    A panel of pioneering Purdue alumnae and businesswomen keynoted the Krannert School of Management’s 17th annual Leadership Speakers Series on Sept. 28 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Beth Brooke-Marciniak, vice chair of public policy at Ernst and Young, Maria Crowe, president of Manufacturing Operations at Eli Lilly and Co., and Carolyn Woo, retired president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, engaged in “A Conversation on Leadership” moderated by Gerry Dick, president and managing editorof Grow INdiana Media Ventures and host of “Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick.”
  • Prof. Mohammad Rahman discusses "Data, Creepiness, and Convenience” at Dawn or Doom ’17 conference
    We are not far from the days when our intelligent cars will become an essential component of the personal assistance ecosystem. The data collected by our cars would be a treasure trove to get insights into a passenger’s mood during the trip. More importantly, a judicious and incentive preserving sharing scheme of such data between the car and other service providers would lead to valuable and convenient personalized products for the consumers. The question is how do we get all of these done and not be creepy?
  • Purdue World provides Mandela Fellows with social entrepreneurship skills to solve challenges facing African nations
    A group of 25 young African leaders learned about how to use social entrepreneurship to try to solve challenges their nations face during a six-week intensive executive-style leadership training program at Purdue University and Purdue Foundry with support from the Krannert School of Management.
  • Purdue ranked 5th best public university in U.S.
    Purdue ranks fifth among public institutions in the United States, based on a survey released Sept. 26 by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The rankings focus on performance indicators for student success and learning.
  • Krannert PhD student named a 2016 ISBM Doctoral Support Awards Competition winner
    Krannert doctoral candidate Wanqing Zhang was among the winners of the 26th annual Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) Doctoral Support Award Competition, which is sponsored by the Smeal College of Business at Penn State.
  • Newly launched philanthropic component to Back a Boiler already impacting Purdue students
    The Pave the Way program, which launched this fall as a philanthropic component to complement Purdue’s Back a Boiler income share agreement initiative, has already impacted seven undergraduate students. “Receiving funding from the new Pave the Way program allows me to keep pursuing my dreams toward the career I want,” said Amy Wroblewski, a senior studying management and strategy and organizational management from Lafayette, Indiana. “After graduation, I hope to pay it forward by donating to Purdue to help future Boilermakers pursue their career aspirations.”
  • WeConnect conference leads off Women Lead week at Purdue's Krannert School
    A Sept. 24-25 conference co-sponsored by the Purdue University College of Science and the Krannert School of Management will serve as the opening event for Krannert’s Women Lead Week. WeConnect will bring together female business leaders, technologists, scientists and thinkers to share insights and discuss strategies for leading and engaging the future workforce. This interactive and thought-provoking event will allow attendees the opportunity to refine their leadership toolkits to prepare for the future.
  • GenderSpeak part of Krannert’s Women Lead Week
    Tammy Hughes will promote understanding between the sexes using humor in a GenderSpeak workshop at 7 p.m. Sept. 27, at Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall as part of the Krannert School of Management’s Women Lead Week. The GenderSpeak workshop helps men and women better understand and appreciate each other's values in order to become more successful together both professionally and personally. Men and women grow up in different cultures. As a result, people learn different lessons about appropriate behaviors. What seems natural to one gender can seem mysterious and baffling to the other.
  • Retired Army major seeks to help veterans get jobs, become business owners through startup
    A retired U.S. Army major and former Purdue University professor has started a company aimed at helping veterans by offering them jobs and business opportunities in a building he plans to construct in the heart of West Lafayette. Retired Army Maj. Gene Richards, who took part in Krannert's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) said he started Modern Freedom Lifestyle LLC as a socially responsible company that will give veterans a chance to be part owners in some of the businesses included in the mixed-use building, which will be anchored by a boutique hotel and apartments aimed at college students.
  • Augmented reality platform could help students discover STEM concepts through interactive experimentation
    Explore! Interactive, a Purdue-related startup, is developing a platform that uses augmented reality to help K-12 students more effectively learn science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM subjects, and increase standardized test scores through an engaging, interactive application. Explore! Interactive was founded by Wesley Virt, a recent graduate from Wabash College. Additional team members include Chris Palermo, a senior in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, and Zhe Zeng, a graduate student, Sam Rosser, a junior, and Jack Allen, a senior, all in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
  • Ananth Iyer, Purdue’s Susan Bulkeley Chair in Operations Management, says labor-supply issues could impact freight app opportunities
    Ananth Iyer, Purdue’s Susan Bulkeley Chair in Operations Management, says shortage of qualified drivers could impact opportunities for Uber Freight and other shipping industry apps
  • Krannert faculty research on hedge fund management highlighted in Institutional Investor
    Researchers from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and Loyola Marymount University find that funds of hedge funds may actually be pretty good at picking managers, just not good enough to overcome the additional fees they charge.
  • Krannert students create startup to provide coaching, acclimation guidance to Chinese students, visiting parents
    Incoming students from China who are learning about a new culture have a new resource in a Purdue-affiliated and Krannert student startup offering personal coaching services. We-YouBond allows incoming students from China and their parents to sign up for a service that offers one-on-one coaching with an experienced student on topics ranging from study habits to local housing.
  • 2016 Doctoral Support Awards Competition Winner
    Congratulations to Wanqing Zhang one of three winners of the 2016 Doctoral Support Awards Competition run by the Institute for the Study of Business Markets at Penn State University.
  • Krannert director of diversity initiatives among Top 100 emerging leaders
    Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management, has named Purdue’s Darren Henry to its annual list of the Top 100 under 50 emerging and executive leaders with advanced degrees. Henry, who earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Purdue in 2002 and a MBA from the School of Management in 2007, is director of Krannert diversity initiatives and the Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity Program (BOP), which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018.
  • Diversity MBA recognizes Darren Henry among its 2017 Top 100 under 50 emerging and executive leaders
    Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management, has named Darren Henry to its eleventh annual list of the Top 100 under 50 emerging and executive leaders with advanced degrees. Henry, who earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Purdue in 2002 and a MBA from the School of Management in 2007, is director of Krannert diversity initiatives and the Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity Program (BOP), which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018.
  • Krannert highlights diversity as host of leadership seminar
    Hundreds of high-achieving, pre-qualified prospective MBA students will come to Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management July 28-30 as part of a pre-MBA prep seminar designed for African-Americans, Latinos and Native Americans. Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) organizes the Pre-Application Seminar annually as part of its MBA Prep Program. MLT is a nonprofit dedicated to equipping underrepresented minority students with the skills, coaching and connections needed to lead organizations and communities worldwide.
  • Economists find setting goals could improve student performance
    Balancing the need to provide an affordable, accessible education with a commitment to transforming students’ lives and preparing them for the future is an ongoing challenge in higher education. New research from economists at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management finds that task-based goal setting can help on both fronts as a low-cost and logistically simple approach to improving students’ course performance.
  • When Big Brother shouts 'Shotgun!' our roads may be safer.
    Drivers who know their insurance companies can record their every move improve their driving habits.
  • Faculty research examines negative impact of economic policy uncertainty
    If there is one thing certain about U.S. policy in turbulent times, it is uncertainty. From health-care and tax reform to trade and the environment, the economic consequences of stalled policymaking have significant economic implications. According to research by Huseyin Gulen, a professor of finance at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, the impact on corporate investment is particularly negative, both from a short- and long-term perspective.
  • Former dean Rick Cosier takes part in civic leader flight at Grissom Air Reserve Base
    The United States Air Force (USAF) recently recognized Rick Cosier, dean emeritus of the Krannert School and Leeds Professor of Management, for his role as academic director of Purdue’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). Cosier was among 19 civic leaders from central Indiana invited to Grissom Air Reserve Base on June 6, 2017, to fly aboard a KC-135R Stratotanker on an hour-and-half mission of a B-52 Stratofortress along an aerial refueling track over western Kentucky and Missouri.
  • Krannert students create startup to provide coaching, acclimation guidance to Chinese students, visiting parents
    Incoming Purdue students from China who are learning about a new culture have a new resource in a Purdue-affiliated student startup offering personal coaching services. We-YouBond allows incoming students from China and their parents to sign up for a service that offers one-on-one coaching with an experienced student on topics ranging from study habits to local housing.
  • Krannert faculty recognized for summer enrollment increase
    Purdue’s Division of Summer Session recently recognized a trio of Krannert faculty members for achieving the largest enrollment increase of any summer course at the University. The course, Strategic Management (MGMT 45100), is taught by Richard Makadok, the Brock Family Chair in Strategic Management; John Burr, continuous term lecturer; and Tom Brush, senior associate dean and head of the Department of Management.
  • Krannert faculty, ITaP staff earn honors for hybrid Weekend MBA program
    A veteran Krannert professor and two instructional designers from ITaP were honored for their innovations in teaching and learning technologies as part Purdue’s recently restructured Weekend MBA program. Introduced in 2016, the 21-month hybrid program features two-thirds on-campus instruction and one-third online work, meaning participants only need to travel to campus twice a month for classes. Charlene Sullivan, a longtime professor of finance, received a 2017 Award for Excellence in Distance Learning: Course Design and Technology at Purdue’s faculty awards convocation in April for her work on Financial Management (MGMT 61000), which is part of the Weekend MBA program’s core curriculum.
  • Deere and Co. CEO, Krannert alum Sam Allen receives honorary doctorate during Purdue commencement
    Purdue University awarded an honorary doctoral degree to Deere and Co. CEO and alumnus Samuel R. “Sam” Allen during spring commencement ceremonies in May at the West Lafayette campus.
  • Krannert undergrad reflects on benefits of research and poster symposium
    The 2017 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium held on April 11 in the Purdue Memorial Union may technically have been only a one-day event, but for the students who participated, it represented countless hours of learning first-hand how research contributes to the advancement of human knowledge.
  • PowerShift Case Competition celebrates inaugural gender-focused competition
    On Friday, April 21, 14 teams of Purdue students met in the Krannert School of Management for the inaugural PowerShift Case Competition, sponsored by Accenture, the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center, Purdue Libraries and the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence.
  • High-performing students join elite group
    The Krannert School of Management recently inducted 19 members into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international business fraternity. The organization has more than 750,000 members worldwide, representing government, corporate, nonprofit and educational management positions in the United States and around the world.
  • Purdue MBA team wins Big 10 Plus Case Competition
    A talented team of Krannert MBA students took first place at the Big 10 Plus Case Competition at Ohio State University on April 2, besting universities including Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan State and Ohio State.
  • Boilermakers by the Bay symposium to be streamed live on Facebook
    Registration for the Krannert School of Management’s “Boilermakers by the Bay: Internet of Things” symposium in San Francisco, California, on April 18 has reached capacity and is now closed, but all Purdue alumni, friends and corporate partners can still take part by watching a live stream of the event on Facebook.
  • Purdue’s Classroom Business Enterprise program to celebrate entrepreneurial efforts of Indiana students
    Students from Indiana elementary and middle schools will demonstrate how they have learned to harness economic skills and innovation to create a successful business at the Classroom Business Enterprise (CBE) Showcase at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on April 12.
  • 2017 Best 40 Under 40 Professors
    Two Krannert professors have been named in the “2017 Best 40 Under 40 Professors” by Poets & Quants, a website dedicated to business school news. Fabrice Lumineau and Mohammad Rahman made this year’s list. They join Xiaoyan Zhang, who made the list in 2014, in receiving the honor.
  • University-wide PowerShift Case Competition to address real-world gender issues
    Graduate students from other Purdue University colleges, schools and academic units are encouraged to take part in real world, gender-issue case competition designed to help them lead in a diverse and changing workforce and use their skills to generate solutions.
  • Karthik Kannan among three Purdue faculty named as Jefferson Science Fellows
    Three Purdue faculty members have been selected as Jefferson Science Fellows. Peter Hirst (Horticulture), Karthik Kannan (Management) and Sonak Pastakia (Pharmacy) have been named to the 2017-18 class of Jefferson Science Fellows, an initiative of the Office of Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State.
  • Young students take entrepreneurial lead in Classroom Business Enterprise
    Mintonye Elementary students in Lafayette, Indiana, are learning firsthand how to harness economic skills and innovation to create a successful business through the hands-on Classroom Business Enterprise (CBE) program. Throughout the school year, Barbara Tilley’s third-grade students have worked together to plan, produce and sell two pioneering and earth-friendly products. Their hard work will be featured at the CBE Showcase on Purdue’s campus on April 12.
  • Data analytics opening new doors for sports teams and business students
    Sports analytics expert Dave Schrader discussed “The Golden Age of Sports Analytics” at a presentation in the Krannert Auditorium on Feb. 23 that highlighted the practical application of analytics and how those applications help teach and practice business skills.
  • Krannert alumna Carolyn Woo joins Purdue as Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development
    Carolyn Woo was recenlty named Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development at Purdue University, She recently retired from serving as president and CEO of the Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. Woo served with the organization from 2011-2016.
  • Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition announces finalists as it marks 30 years at Purdue
    Ten teams of Purdue students will put their best pitch forward in the hopes of winning a share of the $100,000 in prize money at the upcoming 30th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition. The event will be held Tuesday (Feb. 28) at the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Team presentations run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are open to the public. An awards dinner will follow.
  • Industry leaders talk global business practices, supply chain resiliency
    Purdue University’s Krannert’s School of Management brought industry leaders to campus Feb. 17 to discuss the best practices in globalization. The conference focused on sourcing, manufacturing and distribution of products outside U.S. borders.
  • Krannert professor Ellen Ernst Kossek says U.S. lags in workplace gender equality
    A Purdue University professor known internationally for her work and research in gender equity in the workplace believes female business leaders meeting at the White House in February was a good start. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of the United States-Canada Council for the Advancement of Women Business Leaders-Female Entrepreneurs. Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management and research director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership, said the issue goes beyond equity to being a serious economic issue.
  • Tech Trek links master's students with alumni and IT execs in San Francisco Bay Area
    Sixteen students from various Krannert master’s programs (MBA, MSBAIM, MSHRM and MSF) trekked to the San Francisco Bay Area in early January to connect with Krannert alumni and their companies in the Silicon Valley region, California’s legendary hotspot of technology startups.
  • Recent Krannert alums to return as “Rising Professionals” for Purdue’s Old Masters Program
    Krannert grads Karan Ahuja and Derek Mauk are among five young alumni who have shown success in their early careers and will return to the West Lafayette campus March 5-6 as part of the Rising Professionals program. Built as part of the Old Masters Program, Rising Professionals was developed to inspire current Boilermakers and give them the opportunity to interact with some exceptional recent graduates.
  • 2017 National Economics Challenge
    It's time for teachers to prepare teams for the 2017 National Economics Challenge. This is a great opportunity to have your high school students compete for a chance to win scholarships, prizes, and more!
  • Krannert’s Student Managed Venture Fund teams with Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund to make $160,000 investment in two startups
    Krannert students taking part in an experiential learning course called the Student Managed Venture Fund have helped conduct business research and make investment recommendations for local startups.
  • Economist doesn’t see big impact from interest rate hike
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University economist doesn’t expect consumers to see much impact with a .25 percent interest rate increase.
  • Purdue Promise
    PCEE 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 Scholar
    Krannert 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 Award
    Congratulations 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 office
    LAFAYETTE, 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 recruiters
    Krannert 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 competition
    Kirk 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 IU
    Purdue 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 Prize
    Krannert 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.
  • PURCE Announcement
    WEST 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.”
  • Multimillion-dollar gift will renovate floor of Krannert for growing economics center
    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.
  • PCEE Mini-Grant Recipients for 2016-17
    The 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 veterans
    WEST 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 education
    WEST 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 relations
    WEST 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 30
    WEST 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 conference
    Keynote 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 Agriculture
    WEST 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, employees
    The 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.
  • 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.
  • BOP alum Shawn Taylor recognized among AACSB International's 2016 Influential Leaders
    An 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.
  • Emerging markets expert to keynote manufacturing conference
    WEST 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 recognition
    WEST 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 Purdue
    WEST 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 Indianapolis
    WEST 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 Forum
    Leading 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 Fellowship
    Purdue 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 Inductees
    The 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 potential
    Employees 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 Lilly
    Eli 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 potential
    WEST 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 rankings
    The 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 County
    Krannert alumni and former Purdue football teammates Bart Burrell and Mark Herrmann to participate in Indiana Bicentennial Torch relay
  • New director takes the lead at Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center
    A 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.
  • New PCEE Director Named
    Dr. David Perkis joined the Purdue Center for Economic Education as Director on July 1, 2016.
  • Teachers Honored With Olin W. Davis Awards
    Three 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 projects
    Four 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 & Quants
    Krannert IMM Global EMBA Class of 2015 Jennifer Harms named a Best & Brightest Executive MBA by Poets & Quants
  • Elementary students launch business in school classroom
    A 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 clinic
    Following 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.
  • Professors Lumineau, Lu recognized for research
    Two Krannert faculty members have been recognized for their significant scholarly accomplishments in research and their future research potential
  • Class offers mix of economics and sports
    Economics of Sports is designed to blend the theories of microeconomics with examples from the professional sports industry.
  • IRS partners with Purdue, Krannert on simulated criminal investigation
    Purdue 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 management
    Five Purdue University students have launched an investment startup
  • Leadership Excellence and Gender Symposium
    Three-day event at Krannert School of Management focused on gender, diversity, inclusion and agile careers
  • Data Dive experience beneficial to students
    Last year, five Krannert undergraduate students, including Rachel Crouch, won a data dive challenge in Chicago
  • Mind of a Maker: Adam Beal
    Having originally studied Microbiology at Colorado State University, Adam Beal decided to pursue an MBA with Krannert School of Management in 2014.
  • Krannert Big Data Program ranked Top 10 nationally
    Value Colleges ranks Krannert's MS BSIM Top 10 Big Data Program in the country
  • MSHRM recent grad promoted to the Rank of Major in the United States Army
    Recently, 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 Competition
    Krannert 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 Summit
    Ellen 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 2015
    WEST 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 policies
    WEST 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 finalist
    West 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 conference
    WEST 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 Forum
    WEST 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 teachers
    WEST 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.
  • Study: Resume fraud linked to job search envy

    Unemployed job-seekers can be motivated to embellish their resumes when they are envious of peers, according to a study published in the Academy of Management Journal.

  • Business leader gives $1 million to advance women in management

    A Purdue University alumna and longtime university supporter is giving a $1 million gift to advance women in management by providing undergraduate scholarships for women enrolled in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.

  • Accounting faculty selected for Best Paper Award


    The American Accounting Association’s Management Accounting Section Publications Committee has selected Mark Bagnoli’s and Susan Watts's paper “Knowing versus Telling Private Information about a Rival”, published in the Journal of Management Accounting Research in 2013, to be awarded the 2015 Journal of Management Accounting Research Best Paper Award. The Publications committee considered all research papers published in JMAR between 2013 and 2015, and judged their paper to have the highest potential impact on management accounting research.

    Congratulations Mark and Susan!

  • Retail expert available to discuss IKEA’s first Indiana location
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Richard Feinberg, professor and interim department head of Consumer Science at Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences, is an expert in retail management, consumer behavior and consumer psychology. He can talk about the retail impact the IKEA home furnishing store will have on Indianapolis and central Indiana. The Swedish retailer announced today its first Indiana location will open in Fishers.
  • Export Indiana Fellowship Program

    Partnership promotes small business growth by supplying the tools and expertise necessary to export their goods and services successfully at the international level.

  • Scientist Will Carpenter to discuss chemical weapons ban Nov. 11
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Scientist Will Carpenter will discuss his role in establishing a chemical weapons treaty during a lecture on Nov. 11 at Purdue University.
  • Krannert to Host Entrepreneurship Program for Disabled Veterans

    Krannert School of Management will host 23 veterans from around the United States October 30 through November 8 for its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program

    Participants are post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities and a desire to start their own businesses.  

    Created at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management in 2007, EBV teaches participants principles of entrepreneurship and small-business management.

  • Smart manufacturing topic of Oct. 30 management conference
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — “Managing Smart Manufacturing” is the focus of an Oct. 30 conference at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. The event is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rawls Hall.
  • Krannert to host entrepreneurship program for disabled veterans
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Krannert School of Management will host 23 veterans from around the United States Oct. 30 through Nov. 8 for its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program.
  • Krannert Women in Management to offer Human Library
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on Oct. 30 will host its second annual Human Library.
  • 2015 Parrish Case Competition Results

    Eleven teams from Purdue University and Indiana University competed in this year's competition. All groups showed exemplary case analysis, problem solving and information literacy. The top three teams advanced to the final round, which was held October 9 in the Burton Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Room 121, to compete for first, second and third place.

    The winners:

    First Place: Team Attractive — Joe Vandermus, Matt Xia, Matt Butler, Leeane Chen, Shubhika Barjatya 
    Second Place: UG Consulting — Joshua Groh, John Brock, Gemma Flanagan, Tim Weiss, Brandon Ko
    Third Place: NRAM Solutions — Wenjia Xu, Ruihong Lyu, Michael Szipszky, Albert Sinram

  • Daniels recognizes generosity of Pinnacle Award honorees
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Over the next week, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will recognize several alumni with the President’s Council Distinguished Pinnacle Award for the significant impact their generous gifts have on university student and faculty programs, organizations, and initiatives. Pinnacle Awards recognize donors to the university who have given more than $1 million.
  • Entrepreneurship Week activities planned for Oct. 5-9

    The Krannert School, with the Purdue Foundry and The Anvil, will host a series of Entrepreneurship Week activities beginning October 5. 

  • Entrepreneurship Week celebrates startup successes
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An idea competition, panel discussions, networking events and a celebrity keynote by "Shark Tank" personality Daymond John are planned for this year's Entrepreneurship Week (Oct. 5-9) at Purdue University.
  • New graduate degree in marketing emphasizes applied learning
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The new Master of Marketing program from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has been ranked 15th by Financial Engineer journal. The recognition comes just months after the program's launch.
  • Two Krannert alumni receive Influential Leaders Award
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two alumni from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management have been recognized for their innovative leadership by AACSB International, the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools.
  • NASA's Bolden helping Purdue announce 'Systems Collaboratory'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - NASA administrator Charles Bolden on Friday (Sept. 25) will help kick off the Purdue Systems Collaboratory aimed at integrating multidisciplinary teaching and research stressing the "convergence of knowledge" in problem solving.
  • Krannert dinner to honor alumni, feature 'Shark Tank' star
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will honor nine alumni and faculty during its 15th annual Leadership Speakers Series dinner Oct. 8 in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms.
  • Study: ‘Best Places to Work’ awards increase retention rates
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Employers have an easier task of retaining staff at companies that receive a “Best Places to Work” award, according to a new study to be published in the Academy of Management Journal. External recognition also is beneficial to staffing goals, the study suggests.
  • Top business leaders visit campus for Krannert Executive Forum
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Leading business executives and entrepreneurs will visit Purdue University for the Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.
  • New entrepreneurial track for grad students

    Krannert, Burton Morgan Center and the Purdue Foundry offer new graduate program for entrepreneurs.

  • 'Shark Tank' star leads 15th annual Leadership Speakers Series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Daymond John, founder of apparel company FUBU and TV personality on ABC's Shark Tank, will give the keynote address Oct. 8 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management's 15th annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert to take part in D.C. gathering to improve business opportunities for women
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Representatives from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on Wednesday (Aug. 5) will participate in a daylong White House summit to explore ways to expand opportunities for women in business and adapt to changing workforce needs.
  • Study: Be fair, your employees are watching
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Employees in organizations pay attention not only to how they are treated, but how organizations treat external parties. According to a newly published study of medical workers, those who work for companies perceived as friendly to those third parties perform their jobs better.
  • David Hummels named Krannert School of Management dean
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - David Hummels, an expert in international economics, has been named dean of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, effective immediately. Hummels has served as Krannert’s interim dean since September.
  • Research: Flexible reduced-load work arrangements can help companies, professionals
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Although it may seem counter-intuitive for companies to support reducing workloads for professionals, new research by Ellen Kossek of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management highlights the benefits to business and keys to making such work arrangements successful.
  • Purdue students' work to help town prompts gift from Thailand
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue President Mitch Daniels and dozens of Krannert students involved in a multi-year project to help a community in Thailand will accept the gift of an intricate work of art Tuesday (April 14) in recognition of their efforts.
  • Purdue Spring Fest opportunity to learn through fun activities
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University has added many new activities for the entire family at its annual Spring Fest weekend April 18-19 and brought back favorites from previous years.
  • Purdue Krannert students realize returns through startup venture fund
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University students are acquiring real-world business experience by performing due diligence on startups applying for funding from the Emerging Innovations Fund, an evergreen fund created to accelerate the commercialization of Purdue's early-stage innovations.
  • Purdue alumnus appointed next director of Congressional Budget Office
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Keith Hall, a Purdue University graduate, has been appointed as next director of the Congressional Budget Office. Hall's appointment was announced Friday (Feb. 27) and his term as director begins April 1. He will succeed the current director, Douglas Elmendorf.
  • Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, will speak March 9 as part of the Purdue University Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Finalists selected for 28th annual Burton Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Finalists have been selected to make formal presentations during the 28th annual Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, a $100,000 competition at Purdue University next week designed to foster an ecosystem for startups on campus.
  • Krannert students take top two spots in Indiana case competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Teams from Krannert School of Management placed first and second in the Indiana Association for Corporate Growth Cup competition Feb. 7.
  • Purdue professor offers suggestions on keeping illness out of workplace
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With an especially harsh flu season underway, Purdue University Professor Ellen Kossek says employers need to be proactive in dealing with ill workers.
  • Krannert announces spring Executive Forum lineup
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Top company executives and entrepreneurs from across the country are among the speakers for this spring's Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.
  • Krannert tax expert offers end-of-year tips
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It may be the busy holiday season, but it's also the season to carve out some time for last-minute tax preparations.
  • Purdue, GE to collaborate on advanced manufacturing to enable faster, efficient brilliant factories
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University on Thursday (Dec. 4) announced that GE Global Research will invest up to $10 million in a five-year partnership focused on research and development in advanced manufacturing.
  • Purdue expert: Online holiday sales likely to be 10 percent of total
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Online holiday sales are expected to be 10 percent to 15 percent higher than last year, says Richard Feinberg, a Purdue University professor of retail management.
  • Krannert Women in Management to offer Human Library
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will host its first Human Library event Nov. 14.
  • Krannert to host entrepreneurship program for disabled veterans
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Krannert School of Management will host 26 veterans from around the United States on Oct. 31-Nov. 8 for its sixth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program.
  • Registration deadline approaches for the 28th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Registration is underway for the 28th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, the third-oldest business plan competition in the country, slated for Feb. 17 at Purdue University's Discovery Park.
  • Professors: Online retail technologies have mixed results
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With the holiday shopping season approaching, online retailers are gearing up for increased customer visits and potential sales. But research by two Purdue University management professors found that some technologies online retailers frequently use are more effective than others.
  • Trustees ratify named professorships, approve floor for agricultural economics
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Sept. 26) voted to ratify three named professorships and approved naming the seventh floor of the Krannert Building the Beck's Floor for Agricultural Economics.
  • Krannert dinner to honor alumni, feature talk by NASA’s Kranz
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Krannert School of Management will honor six Purdue University alumni and faculty during its 14th annual Leadership Speakers Series dinner Sept. 26.
  • Applications being taken for disabled veterans' program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Applications are being accepted for the sixth class of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities.
  • Krannert announces fall Executive Forum lineup
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Top company executives and entrepreneurs from across the country are among the speakers for this fall's Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.
  • NASA’s Gene Kranz to keynote Krannert event
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Gene Kranz, the legendary NASA flight control director who led the effort to save Apollo 13, will give the keynote address Sept. 25 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management’s 14th annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Purdue trustees ratify 3 distinguished professors, approve Office of Research and Partnerships, recognize donors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (July 18) ratified the appointment of three distinguished professors, approved the previously announced reorganization of the offices of Research and Global Affairs, and approved a resolution of appreciation for those who have donated $1 million or more to Purdue.
  • Veterinary Practice Management Training Program to celebrate 25 years at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A longstanding management training program for veterinary professionals at Purdue will celebrate its silver anniversary in September, with the start of its 25th series of modules covering core management issues. The Veterinary Practice Management Program (VPMP) offers 72 hours of graduate level instruction through the Krannert School of Management to help veterinary professionals manage the business side of their practices.
  • Don't delay: Read these tips for tax procrastinators
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jason Stanfield, a lecturer in accounting at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and a CPA, offers some last-minute tips for those who still haven't filed their 2013 taxes.
  • 5 reasons to bring NCAA tournament into the workplace
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - For some employees, the NCCA basketball tournament is an experience they savor each year. For others, it is a yearly detour into the world of low-stakes betting in office pools. And for still others, it is something in which they have no interest and wonder what all the fuss is about.
  • Kickstarter founder to give corporate ethics talk
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Perry Chen, creator and chairman of crowdfunding site Kickstarter, will speak March 27 as part of the Purdue University Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Purdue team selected as regional finalist for prestigious Hult Prize
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A team of Purdue University students competing for this year's Hult Prize and $1 million in startup capital was named a global regional finalist, participating in the upcoming event in Boston.
  • Purdue prof: Bitcoin growing in influence
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor says Bitcoin, the virtual currency, is growing a wider audience.
  • Bearing Analytics, ExDie Cleaning Technologies claim Purdue's 27th annual Burton Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An analytics sensor for predicting bearing failure in machinery and a company developing an alternative method for removing excess material during the aluminum extrusion process were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 18) at Purdue University's $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
  • Sierra Club director to give Purdue talk via Skype
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Michael Brune, executive director of Sierra Club, will speak via Skype to a Purdue audience Monday (Feb. 24).
  • Krannert 48th in world in Financial Times MBA ranking
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is 48th overall in the Financial Times 2015 ranking of global MBA programs, up from 56th a year ago.
  • Krannert to offer MBA program for STEM professionals on campus
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will begin offering a one-year MBA for STEM Professionals program in June.
  • Estonian ambassador to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Marina Kaljurand, the Republic of Estonia ambassador to the United States, will speak at Purdue University Nov. 21.
  • Purdue professor has idea for improving the NBA draft
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With the NBA season kicking off Tuesday (Oct. 29), a Purdue University professor has suggested a new format for the league draft designed to make it less likely that a mediocre-performing team would tank toward the end of the season to ensure a higher pick.
  • Registration underway for 27th annual Purdue business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Registration is underway for the 27th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, a $100,000 event that showcases innovative ideas with commercialization potential from Purdue University students.
  • Purdue expert: Black Friday isn't just for November
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Black Friday isn't what people think it is, says Richard Feinberg, a Purdue University professor of consumer sciences and retailing.
  • Purdue expert: Retailers dealing with 'showrooming'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Black Friday isn't what people think it is, says Richard Feinberg, a Purdue University professor of consumer sciences and retailing.
  • Krannert dinner to feature awards, keynote from Gergen
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Krannert School of Management will honor six Purdue University alumni and faculty during its 13th annual Leadership Speakers Series dinner Sept. 26.
  • GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE HUMAN RESOURCES CASE COMPETITION
    Welcome to the Krannert School of Management Human Resources Case Competition! This year we are pleased to announce that we will be running a bifurcated case competition – one for Graduate-level students and one designed for Undergraduate-level students.
  • Free consulting services for Purdue business plan competition participants available at Docking Station
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Experts are offering free consulting and resources at the new Docking Station in Chauncey Village for participants in Purdue University's upcoming Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
  • Krannert to host Latin American art exhibit
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Krannert School of Management will host an exhibit of Latin American art through Oct. 26.
  • Krannert dinner to feature alumni awards, keynote from Martinez
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Krannert School of Management will honor five Purdue University alumni during its 12th annual Leadership Speakers Series dinner Oct. 11.
  • New Krannert program aimed at helping undergrads launch careers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has begun a program to ensure that its undergraduates leave school with not only a degree but skills that will provide the foundation for starting a career while striving for a personal and professional life built on high ethical standards, community service and social responsibility.
  • Wounded vet, actor to keynote Krannert event
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — J.R. Martinez, a wounded Iraq War veteran and actor, will give the keynote address Oct. 11 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management's 12th annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Callout set for students interested in Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A callout for the 26th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, open to graduate and undergraduate students from across the Purdue University campus, is Sept. 4, 5 and 6.
  • Applications being taken for disabled veterans' program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Applications are being accepted for the next class of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities.
  • JUST PURDUE IT!
    Just Purdue It: A team of Purdue faculty and students from the Krannert School of Management and the Department of Agricultural Economics took part in the Chicago Ragnar Relay, a 198-mile run from Madison, Wisconsin, to Chicago. Each individual runs three legs, and the event spans two days and one night.
  • Krannert to offer updated human resource management program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will offer a revised Master of Science degree focusing on human resource management program next fall.
  • Purdue professors discuss Greek crisis, world economy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Three Purdue University experts discuss the Greek fiscal crisis and other world economy issues in a series of short videos available online.
  • Students in Krannert program get real-world experience
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Eight teams of Purdue University students have just wrapped up consulting projects that have given them real-world experience putting to use what they've learned in classrooms.
  • U.S.News ranks Purdue's graduate programs among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's programs remain among the best in the nation in U.S.News & World Report's rankings of the top graduate schools released Tuesday (March 13).
  • Krannert grad-level majors ranked in top 25
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Twelve graduate-level majors offered by Purdue University's Krannert School of Management were ranked in the top 25 in the United States and Canada by Eduniversal.
  • Krannert MBA program improves in Financial Times rankings
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management MBA program has been ranked 12th among U.S. public colleges and universities by Financial Times.
  • Students ready to send solar house on the road
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's INhome solar house will leave campus by truck early Monday (Sept. 12) for Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2011 competition.
  • Author, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to give Krannert speech
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Doris Kearns Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian and TV commentator, will give the keynote address Oct. 20 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management's 11th annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert operations conference to focus on onshoring
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's 2011 Fall Operations Conference will discuss and debate onshoring, a movement to bring production back to the United States.
  • Student callout set for 25th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A callout for the 25th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, open to graduate and undergraduate students from across the Purdue University campus, will be held on Sept. 6, 7 and 8.
  • Humana gives $1 million to entrepreneurship program for veterans
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Health care company Humana will give $1 million to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program over the next two years.
  • Connecticut dean to lead Krannert School of Management
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – P. Christopher Earley, dean of the University of Connecticut School of Business, will be the new dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
  • Public invited to tour Purdue's solar house
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will throw an open house at INhome, the solar home that will compete in an international competition this fall.
  • Applications being taken for disabled veterans' program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Applications are being accepted for the next class of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities.
  • Purdue approves improvements to fitness center, library, chiller plant
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees has approved renovations to a fitness center and business library and approved completion of a chiller plant and construction of an agricultural engineering building.
  • Purdue OKs economics degree program, new Calumet department
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Tuesday (May 17) approved a bachelor's degree in economics for students in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • Webinar to look at outsourcing and the labor market
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University economics professor David Hummels will hold a web-based discussion, "Global Outsourcing and the Labor Market of the Future," on Wednesday (May 18).
  • Walmart gives $1 million to entrepreneurship program for veterans
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Walmart Foundation has announced a $1 million grant to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program.
  • Krannert dean finalists to participate in open forums
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The four finalists who have been chosen as candidates to become the next dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will participate in open forums on campus.
  • Krannert Entrepreneurship program for disabled vets honored
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The April issue of Inc. magazine has named the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program one of the "10 Best-In-Class" college-based entrepreneurship courses in the nation.
  • Executive director named for Purdue's new Global Business Engagement Initiative
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An executive director has been named for a new Purdue University program aimed at helping Indiana's communities and businesses tap global economic development opportunities.
  • Purdue's graduate programs ranked among best by U.S.News
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue programs in engineering, education and business were ranked among the best in the country in U.S.News & World Report's graduate school rankings released Tuesday (March 15).
  • State, national leaders to speak at Nanotechnology New Ventures event led by Purdue, Notre Dame
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Two leading nanotechnology industry experts and Indiana's top economic development officer will highlight a daylong focus on entrepreneurship at Purdue University next month, culminating with the inaugural Nanotechnology New Ventures Competition.
  • Purdue announces initiative to help Indiana communities build economic ties with China
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Cultural expertise, business guidance and consulting services are just some of the resources Purdue can offer Indiana communities interested in expanding economic development with China through a new initiative university officials announced Friday (Feb. 25).
  • LyoGo, Battle Ground Technologies win $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A low-cost medication injection device company and a mobile forensics technology developer were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 22) at Purdue University's $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
  • Purdue expert: Borders' filing highlights book industry changes
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The filing for bankruptcy protection by Borders is a sign of the technological and business model changes that have rocked the bookselling industry, says G. Logan Jordan, associate dean in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
  • Finalists selected for Purdue's $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ten Purdue University student teams have been selected as finalists to present their entrepreneurial ambitions on Feb. 22 during the 24th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
  • Purdue center offers targeted training for manufacturers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center is offering Indiana companies individualized training targeted to their manufacturing needs.
  • Purdue to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Union
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Confucius Institute at Purdue University will celebrate the Chinese New Year on Wednesday (Feb. 2).
  • Supply chain management conference to be Feb. 11
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Corporate executives will join experts from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and other universities for a Feb. 11 conference on global opportunities in supply chain management.
  • Trustees approve appointments, academic change and honor Nobel recipient
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 18) ratified the appointments of five named and distinguished professors and approved a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University North Central.
  • New York Times Magazine ethics columnist to give Krannert talk
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Randy Cohen, author of a weekly ethics column for the New York Times Magazine, will speak Nov. 18 as part of the Purdue University Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Krannert international executive MBA ranked among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Krannert School of Management international executive MBA degree program placed 21st worldwide in rankings released Monday (Oct. 25) by Financial Times.
  • Alumnus Roland Parrish puts Libraries' project on fast track with $2 million gift
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Roland Parrish has plenty of experience setting the pace, both as a successful Purdue University student-athlete and as an entrepreneur. Now Parrish is sharing his winning ways with a $2 million leadership gift to support the $4.2 million Management and Economics Library renovation project.
  • Registration opens for Purdue's $100,000 Burton Morgan business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Registration is under way for the 24th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, in which Purdue University undergraduate and graduate students will battle for $100,000 in prizes next February.
  • 'Freakonomics' co-author to headline Krannert Leadership Series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Bestselling author Steven Levitt will give the keynote address Oct. 14 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management's 10th annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert operations conference to focus on opportunities ahead
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's 2010 Fall Operations Conference will set sights on the future of manufacturing.
  • Profile Programs offer inside look at Krannert degree options
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — This fall, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will offer previews to anyone interested in a master's degree program.
  • Krannert Bootcamp teaches vets business basics
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Veterans from across the country have arrived at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management for an intensive seven-day course aimed at helping them start their own businesses.
  • Co-founder of microlending website to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jessica Jackley, co-founder of the world's first peer-to-peer microlending website, will kick off the 2010-11 Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Krannert Executive Forum speakers announced
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Company CEOs, consultants and a Purdue basketball coach are among the speakers for this fall's Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.
  • Purdue reaches top ranks among nation's universities
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue is now among the nation's top universities and its efforts in undergraduate teaching and programs to ensure student success also were recognized Tuesday (Aug. 17) in rankings released by U.S.News & World Report.
  • Jerry Lynch named interim Krannert dean
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jerry Lynch, a professor of economics and academic director of the master's and executive education programs at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, will become the school's interim dean, effective July 1.
  • Purdue on Bloomberg list for undergrad alumni as CEOs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue is one of nine universities around the country that has at least eight undergraduate alumni serving as chief executive officers of Standard & Poor's 500 companies, a new list from Bloomberg shows.
  • Purdue trustees ratify appointments, honor administrators and athletes, confirm retirement plan change, approve coal purchase
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday (May 28) ratified the appointments of the Dean of the School of Education at Purdue Calumet and a named chair and a distinguished professor for the West Lafayette campus.
  • International business program wins $1.6 million grant
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Center for International Business and Research, based at the Krannert School of Management, has received a four-year, $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Bernie Madoff whistleblower to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Harry Markopolos, who gained fame for alerting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about the Bernie Madoff fraud, will speak at Purdue University on Thursday (April 22) as part of the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • U.S.News ranks Purdue's graduate programs among country's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Programs in education, engineering, business and science were ranked among the best in the nation in U.S.News & World Report's rankings of graduate schools released Thursday (April 15).
  • Purdue students invent innovative, weather-resistant shelter for disaster victims
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A team of Purdue University students has turned an undergraduate design project into a sturdy, portable, spacious, easily assembled shelter for homeless families suffering in the aftermath of disasters like the earthquake in Haiti.
  • Krannert students win international business competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A team of four students from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management won first place at Rubicon 2011, an international case competition for business students.
  • Cosier named director of Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Richard Cosier is trading his role as Purdue's Dean of the Krannert School of Management to become the Avrum and Joyce Gray Director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, university officials announced Thursday (March 4).
  • Glytrix, TerraSolutions take top honors at 23rd annual business-plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Student-led companies that develop consumer products from the byproducts of ethanol production and a tissue-healing technology that also reduces scarring took top honors at Purdue University's 23rd annual $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.
  • Grinding It Out
    Three yards and a cloud of dust. And when it’s fourth-and-one, Roland Parrish, who was a closet college football fan as a youth in Hammond, Ind., wants the ball in his hands.
  • Finalists selected for $100,000 student business-plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ten finalists have been selected to compete for $100,000 on Tuesday (Feb. 23) during the 23rd annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, which highlights promising student-led entrepreneurship efforts.
  • Krannert Info Night to provide forum for those considering master's degree
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will host an information session from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday (Feb 24) in Rawls Hall, Room 1062, to discuss graduate programs and management career opportunities.
  • Financial Times ranks Purdue's Krannert School as a top 10 public MBA program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has been ranked in a tie for the No. 9 spot among U.S. public MBA programs, according to rankings released Monday (Jan. 25) by the Financial Times. The publication lists Krannert as the highest-ranked MBA program in the state of Indiana.
  • Venu Srinivasan conferred award
    Venu Srinivasan, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Chennai and Chairman, TVS Motor Company, was on Sunday honoured by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, with the distinguished civilian honour, ‘Order of Diplomatic Service Merit,’ in recognition of his contribution in promoting KoreaIndia bilateral relations.
  • Rebar, Cosier named co-directors of Purdue entrepreneurship center
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Two top Purdue University administrators have been named to lead the university's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park.
  • Purdue-IU led team wins global entrepreneurship competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - GlucaGo LLC, a life sciences company led by a trio from Purdue and Indiana universities, captured the 2009 Global Idea to Product Competition and claimed the $10,000 top prize, beating 14 other teams that qualified by winning local competitions.
  • Krannert students compete in FBI, Honda marketing competitions
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Two marketing classes in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management are testing their skills in contests aimed at promoting two familiar brands.
  • Purdue Libraries celebrate new interactive classroom, start second of three-phase renovation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University Libraries isn't just about books and resource materials anymore.
  • Founder and 'chief shoe giver' of TOMS shoes to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Blake Mycoskie, entrepreneur and founder of TOMS shoes, will speak at Purdue on Thursday (Oct. 29) as part of the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics. The 7 p.m. talk, in Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse, is free and open to the public.
  • Purdue trustees approve faculty appointments, new program and aircraft purchases
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday (Oct. 2) ratified the appointments of three named professors, approved a new degree program and the purchase of 17 replacement aircraft for a flight degree program.
  • Agricultural economics student cuts a deal in the 'Shark Tank'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - When Sawyer Sparks, a senior in the Purdue University College of Agriculture, walked onto the set of ABC's hit show, "Shark Tank," he had no idea he'd be walking away with three new business partners and a $300,000 investment in his company.
  • Purdue workshop to aid entrepreneurs looking to take funding step
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue faculty, staff, students and others can learn about what's needed to launch a company at the university's fourth annual Company Fund Raising Boot Camp on Oct. 12 in Discovery Park.
  • Student callout set for Purdue's annual business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A callout for the 2010 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 8 and 9 in Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121.
  • Bootcamp at Purdue's Krannert School to teach vets business basics
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Veterans from across the Midwest and Eastern United States have arrived at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management for an intensive seven-day course aimed at helping them start their own businesses.
  • Cosier to step down as dean of Krannert School of Management
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Richard Cosier Download photo Richard A. Cosier, who has served as dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management for more than a decade, will step down from his position, effective June 30, 2010.
  • Purdue brings peer institutions together for future graduate students
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students from throughout the United States who are interested in graduate school will converge on the Purdue University campus Sept. 27 and 28 for the Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition.
  • Krannert manufacturing conference to focus on strategies for dealing with the economic downturn
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Industry leaders, faculty and students will gather Sept. 25 at Purdue University to discuss how to thrive and not just survive in a down economy.
  • Purdue ranks among nation's top universities
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University ranked 22nd among the nation's public universities and 61st among all universities, according to U.S.News & World Report magazine rankings released Thursday (Aug. 20).
  • Former labor secretary to give Krannert keynote address
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Tickets are on sale for the annual Krannert Leadership Speaker Series dinner, which raises money for scholarships.
  • KRANNERT ALUM ELECTED PRESIDENT OF CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRY (CII)
    Purdue alumnus Venu Srinivasan has been appointed as president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the 2009-10 year. Mr. Srinivasan, a 1977 graduate of the Krannert MSM program, is currently the managing director of Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. and chairman and managing director of TVS Motor Company Ltd.
  • U.S.News ranks Purdue's graduate programs among country's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's programs remain among the best in the nation in U.S.News & World Report's rankings of the top graduate schools released Thursday (April 23).
  • Even in tough times, college seniors finding jobs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Even in an economic downturn, college seniors with the right preparation and perseverance can find jobs, a Purdue careers executive and some students say.
  • Purdue names Diaz executive VP for business and finance, treasurer
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Alphonso Diaz Download photo Alphonso V. Diaz has been named Purdue University's executive vice president for business and finance, treasurer, effective July 1. As the university's chief financial officer, Diaz will report to Purdue President France A. Córdova and the board of trustees.
  • Purdue celebration to honor diversity champion Cornell Bell
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Cornell Bell Download photo Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will honor the life and contributions of diversity advocate Cornell A. Bell on April 3
  • Krannert revises two-year MBA program curriculum
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - In an effort to better prepare students for the changing needs of businesses and to develop the next generation of business leaders, the Krannert School of Management is revising the curriculum for its two-year MBA and one-year MSIA programs.
  • Purdue's Student-Managed Venture Fund invests $100,000 in Purdue Research Park company
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Student-Managed Venture Fund, administered by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and the Krannert School of Management, is investing $100,000 in Kylin Therapeutics Inc.
  • Conference to address challenges in today's global supply chain
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Corporate executives will join experts from the Krannert School of Management's Global Supply Chain Management Initiative Center for a Feb. 6 conference to discuss new challenges in managing the global supply chain.
  • Purdue to launch entrepreneurship assistance clinic
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship this spring semester will offer free consultations to students, faculty and staff interested in starting a business.
  • Krannert's executive MBA ranks 14th in WSJ value poll
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The executive MBA at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management offers one of the highest returns on investment, according to a new ranking by the Wall Street Journal.
  • Purdue's Krannert School joins entrepreneurship effort for veterans
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has joined a nationwide consortium aimed at helping veterans start their own businesses.
  • Trustees OK Wang Hall architect, master plans for two campuses
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday (Nov. 21) approved hiring an architect to plan Seng-Liang Wang Hall, the College of Engineering's new electrical and computer engineering building in Discovery Park.
  • Punch Brothers' blend of bluegrass, jazz, chamber music to hit Purdue stage
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Mandolin player Chris Thile and his progressive folk band Punch Brothers will bring their music - a style that blends bluegrass with chamber music, jazz and 1960s folk and pop - to Purdue's Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20.
  • CEO Owens to speak at Purdue as part of corporate ethics series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - James W. Owens, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., in Peoria, Ill., will speak at Purdue on Oct. 29 as part of the Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Krannert manufacturing conference to focus on transition, challenges
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students, faculty and industry professionals will meet Oct. 23 at Purdue University to discuss the challenges facing manufacturing firms. The 2008 Fall Operations Conference is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rawls Hall.
  • Ben Stein to headline annual Krannert Leadership Series at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ben Stein Download photo Lawyer, writer and actor Ben Stein will give the keynote address Oct. 23 at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's eighth annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert students to 'Trick-or-Can' for charity
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Members of a Purdue University student organization will don costumes and take to the streets on Halloween night to collect food for a local charity.
  • Krannert professors address causes, effects of U.S. financial crisis
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Members of the public interested in learning more about the American financial crisis can now find answers through Purdue's Krannert School of Management.
  • Purdue economists to discuss financial crisis, implications
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Uncertainty reigns supreme in financial markets as Congress considers legislation to stabilize the banking industry and Wall Street. Purdue University economists will discuss how the financial crisis developed, what it means and where markets go from here during a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Monday (Oct. 6) in the Pfendler Hall Deans Auditorium on Purdue's West Lafayette campus.
  • Krannert's Executive MBA captures top 25 spot in WSJ rankings
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Executive MBA program at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is among the top 25 in the world in new rankings released by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (Sept. 30).
  • Purdue professor says new federal bailout plan needed soon
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University economics professor says congressional leaders should get back to the drawing board after the failure of a proposed $700 billion federal bailout of Wall Street.
  • Purdue students earn predoctoral training awards
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Six Purdue students earned 2008-09 Predoctoral Training Awards from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
  • Committee named to find candidates for VP position
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University has formed a search committee to identify candidates for a new executive vice president for business and finance and treasurer.
  • Purdue's Krannert School moves from minors to concentrations
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students in Purdue's Krannert School of Management will have more options for undergraduate study in management after an academic restructuring that transforms undergraduate minors to concentrations.
  • Krannert School of Management formalizes departments
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Krannert School of Management has restructured its academic programs into the departments of economics and management.
  • Public, students, invited to Krannert business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Financial analysts, company CEOs and marketing executives are among the leaders who will address students and the public at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management during a fall class and speakers' series.
  • Krannert's undergraduate programs rank highly in U.S.News specialties
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Five specialty areas in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management undergraduate program fared well in expanded rankings just released by U.S.News and World Report magazine.
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  • German university, business school enters into Purdue partnership
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has finalized a cooperative agreement with Leibniz University Hanover, the GISMA Business School, and the government of Lower Saxony, Germany.
  • Krannert among 27 business schools reaccredited by association
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has been reaccredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Student-led teams take top honors at Purdue's entrepreneurship competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Burton Morgan entrepreneurship competition Download photo caption below Student-led teams developing a program for testing software and an environmentally friendly biodegradable shooting target took the top prizes Tuesday (April 8) at the $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition at Purdue University.
  • Student, faculty entrepreneurs elevate their sales pitch to victory
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Nathalie Duval-Couetil Download photo A Purdue University senior in health sciences and a graduate student seeking his MBA beat out 30 other competitors Friday (March 28) at the second annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition.
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  • Global supply chain conference to focus on risk management
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Corporate executives and experts from the Krannert School of Management will discuss a broad range of issues surrounding managing operational risks in the global supply chain as part of a Feb. 15 conference at Purdue Memorial Union.
  • Business professionals to speak at Krannert Executive Forum
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Business professionals from some of the largest and most recognizable companies in the United States will focus on topics ranging from career advice to ethics to starting a business in Purdue University's Krannert Executive Forum this semester.
  • Krannert brings holiday spirit to area children
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Diego Velazquez examines Rudolph Download photo Diego Velazquez, 4, examines the red nose on Rudolph, played by Alessio Saretto, a Purdue assistant professor of management. Velazquez was part of a group of children from the Lafayette Head Start/Early Head Start Center who visited the Krannert School of Management on Wednesday (Dec. 5) for a holiday party. The School of Management Council, an undergraduate student organization, has sponsored the party for 15 years. (Purdue News Service photo/David Umberger)
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy members to promote business at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Candiss Vibbert Download photo Ten Purdue University faculty members from varied disciplines have been selected to form the Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy to bring together business innovators and enhance entrepreneurship ideas in the classroom.
  • Product lifecycle management expert to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Michael Grieves, an international expert and author on product lifecycle management, will speak on Nov. 29 at Purdue University on "Product Lifecycle Management in Support of Globalization and Issues of Sustainability."
  • Creator of PalmPilot to speak at Purdue on intelligent computing
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Jeff Hawkins Download photo Jeff Hawkins, the architect of the PalmPilot and founder of three technology companies, will speak at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13, at the Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse.
  • Financial Times ranks Krannert executive MBA among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Cosier Download photo Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's international executive MBA degree program placed 11th worldwide in rankings released Monday (Oct. 22) by Financial Times.
  • Krannert to get $4.2 million facelift thanks to gifts from alumni
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Steve Webster Download photo Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has announced that a $2 million gift from alumnus Steve Webster will help with building and classroom improvements.
  • Krannert students to collect food for homeless shelter
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A student organization from Krannert School of Management will distribute bags to houses around the University Farms subdivision beginning Monday (Oct. 22) for food donations that will be given to a local homeless shelter.
  • Purdue Research Foundation honors faculty inventors, entrepreneurs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Alok Chaturvedi Download photo caption below The Purdue Research Foundation on Wednesday (Oct. 10) recognized 29 Purdue University faculty and staff at its annual Inventors' Recognition Dinner in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms.
  • Faculty entrepreneur honored for contributions to national security
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Alok Chaturvedi Download photo The United States can provide more effective responses to natural disasters, health crises and terrorist threats, thanks in part to a Purdue professor who is the 2007 recipient of the university's Outstanding Commercialization Award.
  • Krannert celebrates 50th anniversary with lecture, panels, alumni
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Krannert skywalk Download photo caption below Purdue University will celebrate 50 years of the Krannert School of Management on Oct. 25-26 with alumni panels, musical activities and speakers, including former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell and Nobel Prize laureate Vernon Smith.
  • Economists recommend steps to enhance U.S. global competitiveness
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - John McConnell Download photo Indiana investors and small businesses could benefit from policy recommendations by a group of economists that gives companies regulatory control options as well as the choice of accounting standards, said a Purdue economist.
  • Wall Street Journal ranks Krannert in top dozen MBA programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Richard Cosier Download photo Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is among the top dozen regional MBA programs in the country in the latest rankings by "The Wall Street Journal."
  • Krannert students learn from internships in China
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Krannert students in China Download photo caption below Thirteen students from Krannert School of Management traveled to China this summer to intern at several companies in Beijing and Shenzhen.
  • Purdue conference to examine manufacturing competitiveness
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students, faculty and industry professionals will meet Oct. 5 at Purdue University to discuss manufacturing competitiveness as part of the 2007 Fall Operations Conference.
  • Scholars gather at Purdue to discuss Chinese language, culture
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Wei Hong Download photo Education and business leaders will present research and ideas on how businesses can be successful in China at the second Business Chinese Language and Culture Conference Sept. 21-22 at Purdue University.
  • Krannert leadership dinner honors alumni, features George Mitchell
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - George Mitchell Download photo Former U.S. senator and Nobel Peace Prize nominee George Mitchell will give the keynote address Oct. 25 at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management seventh annual Leadership Speakers Series in Purdue Memorial Union.
  • Were You Born To Trade? Take This Test!
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  • Purdue trustees honor 1 distinguished and 2 named professors, ratify administrators, approve degrees
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday (July 6) approved the appointments of one distinguished and two named professors, a vice president for information technology, and deans at the Calumet, Fort Wayne and North Central campuses.
  • Krannert human resources specialty offers range of job options
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A human resources specialty in an MBA program can do more than help students get jobs in personnel administration, payroll and staff benefits, says an administrator in Purdue's business school.
  • Trustees honor 4 professors, OK deanship, degree program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday (April 13) approved the appointments of four designated professors as well as the new dean of the College of Science at Purdue North Central.
  • Former corporate exec explores anti-Americanism in talk at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Dick Martin Download photo Former AT&T executive Dick Martin will discuss anti-Americanism overseas and will challenge business leaders to accept their share of responsibility during a lecture on April 12 at Purdue University.
  • M4 Sciences wins Burton D. Morgan business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Allison Shank Download photo caption below A team that develops advanced manufacturing technologies for biomedical, aeronautical and military markets and a startup company that created an online calendar for arts and music took the top prizes Thursday (Feb. 22) in Purdue University's 20th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Finalists compete for $75,000 in business-plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Finalists have been chosen to compete for $75,000 in prize money on Thursday (Feb. 22) during Purdue University's 20th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Former corporate manager to speak at Purdue about fraud
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Walt Pavlo will speak at Purdue University's Leadership and Ethics Series about his experiences involving manipulation of financial records within a large corporation and his subsequent arrest and conviction
  • Financial Times survey ranks Krannert School among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management received top 15 MBA rankings worldwide in a pair of categories included in a Financial Times survey released Monday (Jan. 29).
  • Krannert global supply-chain conference focuses on sustainability
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Corporate executives and Krannert School of Management experts will discuss sustainability in the global supply-chain at a Feb. 1-2 conference at Purdue University.
  • Communications expert to speak on corporate public diplomacy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Keith Reinhard, founder and president of Business for Diplomatic Action, a private-sector-led non-profit group aimed at engaging U.S. corporations in public diplomacy efforts, will help bring Indiana into the national discussion when he speaks at Purdue on Dec. 13.
  • Environmental firm wins Purdue business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A West Lafayette company that is developing a device to detect contaminants in water supplies won the top prize Tuesday (Nov. 28) in the West Lafayette-Lafayette event of Purdue's third annual Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition.
  • Businesses vie for $150,000 at Purdue entrepreneurship competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship will hold its third annual Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition, in which companies will vie for $150,000 in prizes at three separate sites around the state Nov. 28 through Dec. 1.
  • Study: Better coordination would boost Indiana supply chains, economy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new study by Purdue University researchers shows that supply chains vital to Indiana's economy could be strengthened by reducing transportation costs, fostering better communication among corporations, and coordinating highway improvements and other infrastructure projects to best meet industry needs.
  • Krannert international MBA named among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An executive master's program offered by the Krannert School of Management placed 12th worldwide in rankings released Monday (Oct. 23) by the Financial Times.
  • Deloitte & Touche CEO Barry Salzberg to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Barry Salzberg Download photo Barry Salzberg, CEO of accounting giant Deloitte & Touche USA, will speak at Purdue University on Nov. 1 as part of the Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Business Week ranks Krannert among nation's top 25 MBA programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management ranked No. 24 nationally and eighth among public universities in Business Week magazine's rankings of full-time MBA programs released Thursday (Oct. 12).
  • Trustees honor deans, professors; OK appointments, academic changes
    HAMMOND, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees, meeting at Purdue Calumet, on Friday (Sept. 29) approved the appointments of the College of Liberal Arts' first named dean and three designated professors.
  • Purdue targeted sales workshops hit marketing bulls-eye
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Entrepreneurs and small-business owners who attend a Purdue University workshop not only will get their hands on effective marketing and sales techniques, but also walk away with them tucked under their arms.
  • Business plan competition begins this month
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — More than $150,000 will be awarded to startup businesses this fall in the third annual Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition.
  • Krannert School's Fall Career Fair run entirely by students
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The student-run Krannert School of Management Fall Career Fair will take place Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 13-15) in Stewart Center, Krannert Auditorium and the Purdue Memorial Union.
  • Purdue students invited to compete in annual entrepreneurial contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Purdue University students have the chance to use their business ideas to compete for $75,000 in total prize money on Feb. 22 at the 20th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Profs employ industrial methods to re-engineer health-care clinic
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — What began as an MBA class project at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management ended up applying factory management techniques that hold promise for improving medical clinic productivity and quality.
  • Andrea Mitchell, alumni headline Krannert leadership dinner
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — NBC News journalist Andrea Mitchell will give the keynote address Thursday (Sept. 21) at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management sixth annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert's undergraduate program ranked in top 20 by U.S.News
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management undergraduate program is among the top 20 nationally in U.S.News & World Report rankings released today (Friday, Aug. 18).
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Corporate and business leaders will be sharing their insights with students at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management during the fall semester's Krannert Executive Forum.
  • One of China's leading economic officials to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Chinese economist known as the father of China's venture capital will speak at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management on Monday (June 19) about China's economic status and development.
  • Purdue appoints interim leader for university technology efforts
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials today (Wednesday, June 14) announced that the Krannert School of Management's assistant dean for technology will serve as the university's interim vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
  • International business program receives $1.4 million federal grant
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Center for International Business and Research, based at the Krannert School of Management, has received a four-year $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Council for Economic Education to sponsor Russian educators' visit
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As part of a study tour through the National Council for Economic Education (NCEE), two Russian educators will visit Indiana on May 14-21.
  • Purdue puts out call for entrants in three biz plan competitions
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is seeking competitors to participate in three Lilly Endowment-sponsored business plan competitions.
  • Purdue reprises 'mini MBA' programs for engineers, scientists
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs (KEEP) is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the College of Engineering and College of Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs in May for engineers and scientists.
  • U.S. News ranks Krannert's MBA among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — U.S. News and World Report has ranked Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's MBA program No. 21 nationally, up two spots from last year, and two specialty areas also ranked among the top 10.
  • Krannert School signs agreements with Chinese universities
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and its Center for International Business Education and Research have entered into cooperative educational and research programs with three Chinese universities as part of the university's Asian Initiative.
  • Cosmetics, new cancer test take top entrepreneurial contest prizes
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A team developing a test that will aid in cancer management therapy and a startup cosmetics company with a line of organic soy-based beauty products took the top prizes Thursday (Feb. 16) in Purdue University's 19th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Krannert global supply chain conference puts out call to locals
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Corporate executives and Krannert School of Management experts will discuss supply chain issues at a Feb. 16-17 conference at Purdue University.
  • SFI Systems wins Lilly Endowment-Purdue business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – SFI Systems won the top $25,000 prize today (Wednesday, Nov. 30) in the Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition, sponsored by the Lilly Endowment, the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and Purdue Research Park.
  • Finalists to compete in Purdue-Lilly Endowment biz plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Finalists have been named in the $50,000 Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition, sponsored by the Lilly Endowment, Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and Purdue Research Park.
  • Entrepreneurs profit from marketing and sales workshop
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Entrepreneurs and small business owners often face challenges when trying to market and sell their products, but a new Purdue Extension workshop, Bigger Profits Through Targeted Sales, can help them hone their marketing plans.
  • Holiday retail shopping forecast ranges from cool to gloomy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University retail expert foresees a best case of only a small uptick in holiday retail shopping dollars this year, and there are some worrying possibilities that could reverberate negatively through the economy for months to come.
  • Ben & Jerry's co-founder to discuss business, values, ice cream
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jerry Greenfield, who with partner Ben Cohen built Ben & Jerry's into both corporate and socially conscious successes, will be the featured speaker on Nov. 29 as part of the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Endocyte receives notice of a U.S. patent allowance for a targeted immunotherapy treatment
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Endocyte Inc., a Purdue Research Park-based company, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company a notice of allowance for a patent encompassing a proprietary treatment method that helps the immune system find and destroy cancer cells. A notice of allowance is a written notification that a patent application has cleared an internal review and is nearing issuance.
  • Purdue workshop gives entrepreneurs recipe for success
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will take part in a Nov. 11 workshop in Madison, Ind., for entrepreneurs interested in starting a specialty food business in Indiana.
  • Purdue management sources can discuss Cendant breakup
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two Purdue University Krannert School of Management strategic management sources and two finance professors can discuss Cendant Corp.'s plans announced Monday (Oct. 24) to split into four separate companies.
  • Financial Times ranks Krannert executive MBA among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – One of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management executive MBA programs – the International Master's in Management (IMM) – placed 16th worldwide in rankings released today (Monday, Oct. 24) by the Financial Times.
  • Krannert students earn scholarships
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Twenty-eight students in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management recently received scholarships for study at Purdue. The scholarships ranged from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Holiday shopping forecast: The good, the bad and the squeezed
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University retail expert says consumers will have deals galore early and late as retailers adjust to gas prices that will likely limit shoppers' trips to the mall.
  • Purdue Extension helps entrepreneur begin business
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Good things often come in small packages, Just ask Kalista Johnston, creator of Baked Cheese Crisps.
  • Purdue announces gifts for biomedical and pharmacy programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue and Indiana universities on Saturday (Oct. 15) celebrated a $525,000 gift from the Guidant Foundation that will help biomedical engineering graduate students, MBA students and medical fellows perform biomedical research and develop commercialization opportunities in the medical device industry.
  • Business Week: Krannert executive MBAs among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management executive MBA degree program placed 18th worldwide in rankings released Thursday (Oct. 13) by Business Week.
  • Two Krannert alumni CEOs honored for $1 million gifts
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two corporate CEOs and their spouses were honored for making $1 million gifts to Purdue University and the Krannert School of Management.
  • Author to speak on Gatorade's marketing juggernaut
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The author of Gatorade's success story, "First in Thirst," will talk about the book and the brand at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management on Oct. 14.
  • Wall Street Journal again ranks Krannert a No. 1 MBA school
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – For the second straight year, The Wall Street Journal has named Purdue University's Krannert School of Management a No. 1 MBA school in a special section published today (Wednesday, Sept. 21).
  • Steve Forbes to headline Krannert event, alumni to be honored
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine and former presidential candidate, will give the keynote address Thursday, Oct. 13, at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Undergrad entrepreneurship certificate aims to enroll 1,000 students
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program at Purdue University's Discovery Park has an enrollment goal of 1,000 undergraduate students from every college and school on campus.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate and media leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during fall semester. Among the speakers are a Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia vice president, a Houston energy trader and a Wall Street Journal editor and senior writer.
  • Indiana companies to find new employees at Purdue's High Tech Job Fair
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – This fall more than 1,000 Purdue University students hope to launch their careers at Purdue's High Tech Job Fair for Indiana Companies.
  • Purdue entrepreneurs sought for $100,000 business plan contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University students and faculty have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and compete for $100,000 in total prize money on Feb. 16 in the 19th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • U.S.News ranks Krannert's undergrad program among nation's finest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S.News & World Report magazine ranks Purdue's Krannert School of Management undergraduate management program tied for No. 12 nationally in results released today (Friday, Aug. 19).
  • U.S.News ranks Purdue's undergrad engineering, business among best nationally
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University ranked among the top 25 public universities nationally, and its undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to U.S.News & World Report magazine rankings released today (Friday, Aug. 19).
  • Discussion on cancer detection, treatment planned at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A symposium at Purdue University will bring together some of the top minds in oncology and basic science to explore new methods for finding cancer earlier and treating it more effectively.
  • Prof: Can China brand its products past its borders?
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Chinese manufacturers are attempting to expand by acquiring foreign companies, but a Purdue University international marketing expert warns that the Asian country's new companies will most likely struggle when it comes to creating global brand image and loyalty.
  • Purdue's Krannert School ranks high in survey of CEOs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management ranked No. 16 among the nation's business schools among CEOs in a recent survey by Chief Executive magazine.
  • New Purdue center will expand cancer research across disciplines
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University announced Tuesday (July 19) the formation of the Oncological Sciences Center, an interdisciplinary research facility that will increase the university's contribution to the battle against cancer.
  • Purdue Extension seeks businesses for international research
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is looking for Indiana agribusinesses and farmers to participate in an international market research program. The purpose is to increase trade between Indiana and Latin America.
  • Rebar named Discovery Park interim executive director
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Alan H. Rebar, dean of Purdue's School of Veterinary Medicine, has been named interim executive director of Discovery Park, the university's hub for interdisciplinary research and entrepreneurism.
  • Purdue trustees approve new vice provost, honor 4 professors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Thursday, June 30) named a new vice provost for academic affairs and approved the appointments of three designated professorships and a designated department head position.
  • Researcher, distinguished prof to head entrepreneurship center
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jerry M. Woodall, a Purdue University distinguished professor who spent 31 years as a researcher in IBM labs and has started three companies, today (Tuesday, June 7) was named director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park.
  • Purdue trustees OK nursing doctoral program, new Krannert chair
    WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, May 20) created a new doctoral program in nursing practice and approved the appointment of a Krannert School of Management professor to a new chair in operations management.
  • Two Krannert profs among most prolific finance researchers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two finance professors from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management are among the most prolific researchers in the field of finance, according to a recently published study.
  • 2005 Honorary Degree
    Arnold C. Cooper has distinguished himself as a world-renowned authority on entrepreneurship and as a professor in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, a position from which he will retire later this spring.
  • Purdue to award 19 honorary degrees in commencement ceremonies
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue will award 19 honorary doctoral degrees this month during commencement ceremonies at the university's West Lafayette and Fort Wayne campuses.
  • Purdue staff members earn Mortar Board Rose Awards
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ten clerical and service staff members from Purdue University's West Lafayette campus recently received Rose Awards from Purdue's Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board.
  • QuadraSpec first Hoosier company to win life sciences biz plan contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – QuadraSpec took first place and won $80,000 in cash and business services in the third annual Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition on Wednesday (April 20) in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park.
  • Faculty, staff honored at Purdue Honors Convocation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue faculty and staff received several special honors on Sunday (April 17) during the university's annual Honors Convocation at the Elliott Hall of Music.
  • Finance prof and MBA spouse publish book on personal finance
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new book on personal finance by a former business school dean and his MBA spouse distinguishes itself from the shelves of books on investing by defining itself as both a wake-up call and workbook for families interested in taking charge of their financial lives.
  • Purdue Notebook
    – Kenneth J. Musselman has been named the strategic collaboration director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, which is located administratively in Discovery Park's e-Enterprise Center. The Regenstrief Center, which officially started operation Jan. 1, aims to improve the quality and efficiency of health-care delivery, both in Indiana and nationally.
  • Eight alumni to be inducted into Purdue ROTC Hall of Fame
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eight alumni will be inducted into the Purdue University Reserve Officer's Training Corps Hall of Fame on Saturday (April 16).
  • Students' product designs recognized in national competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – First-place honors in the Engineering Projects in Community Service, or EPICS, Idea-to-Product Entrepreneurship Competition went to Purdue University's EPICS team working with the Lafayette Adult Resource Academy.
  • Finalists vie for $147,000 in prizes in life sciences business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eight finalists, including two from Indiana, have been chosen to compete for $147,000 in prizes on April 20 during the third annual Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition.
  • Purdue offers dual pharmacy-management degree
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue's schools of pharmacy and management are offering a dual degree combining the doctor of pharmacy and master's of science in industrial administration, a one-year equivalent to the MBA.
  • Krannert again 'rises' to top in investment fund contest in four-peat
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Krannert School of Management team earned a first-place award for the fourth consecutive year in the nation's largest student-managed investment fund contest, which took place Thursday (March 31) at the University of Dayton.
  • Purdue's grad programs rank among best in U.S. News survey
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's pharmacy, engineering and management programs rank among the top graduate programs in the country, according to the U.S.News & World Report survey released today (Friday, April 1).
  • U.S. News ranks Purdue's Krannert School MBA among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S.News & World Report has ranked Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's MBA program 23rd overall, and six specialty areas also were ranked among the nation's best.
  • Krannert offers MBA students new career-oriented study options
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is offering three new inter-disciplinary study options to enable MBA students to customize their degrees both to chart long-term career aspirations and to appeal to employers.
  • Entrepreneurial competition to showcase students' product creation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Creativity will join productivity on April 1-2 during the second annual Engineering Projects in Community Service Idea-to-Product Competition at Purdue University.
  • Fourth annual Purdue symposium to celebrate entrepreneurism
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The fourth annual Purdue University Entrepreneurship Symposium on April 1 will offer speakers on the key elements of entrepreneurial success and the contributions of entrepreneurship to society.
  • Purdue reprises 'mini MBA' management programs for engineers, scientists
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the College of Engineering and College of Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs in May for engineers and scientists.
  • Purdue Notebook
    – Nicki Reas has joined the Purdue Alumni Association staff as assistant director of young alumni and constituent relations. Reas' responsibilities include organizing Purdue Homecoming activities, young alumni programming and geographic club activities, along with other initiatives. Reas earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Purdue in 2000. She previously was the marketing and events coordinator for the women's fraternity Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity Inc. in Indianapolis. Reas also previously served as educational programs coordinator and collegiate leadership consultant for Alpha Chi Omega.
  • Quadraspec takes top prize in Burton Morgan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Quadraspec, a Purdue Research Park company, took the top $30,000 prize today (Thursday, Feb. 17) at Purdue University's 18th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Finalists vie for $100,000 in campus business plan contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Finalists have been chosen to compete for $100,000 in prize money on Thursday (2/17) during Purdue University's 18th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Krannert School reorganizes MBA, executive education programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has combined the administration of its MBA and executive education programs with the goal of better serving the needs of both students and employers.
  • Finalists vie for $100,000 in campus business plan contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Finalists have been chosen to compete for $100,000 in prize money on Thursday (Feb. 16) during Purdue University's 19th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • United Technologies executive to talk on 'Growth Through Innovation'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A senior vice president of United Technologies Corp. will speak to Purdue University Krannert School of Management MBA candidates on Friday (Feb. 11) in Stewart Center's Fowler Hall.
  • Krannert offers short classes in advanced manufacturing, IT management
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management Executive Education Program is offering short-course workshops in advanced manufacturing and information technology.
  • Purdue extends deadline for life sciences business plan competitors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University has extended the entry deadline for its business plan competition that will award $147,000 for startup companies that describe the best path to market for products and technologies in the life sciences, biotechnology and biomedicine.
  • Krannert offers short Six Sigma and RFID workshops
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management Executive Education Program and Flexware Innovation are offering two short-course executive education workshops on hot business topics – Six Sigma and RFID (radio frequency identification).
  • Lilly Endowment grants $25 million to Purdue's Discovery Park
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue officials today (Friday, Jan. 21) announced that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded the university a $25 million grant to start four new interdisciplinary research centers and to provide operational support for six existing centers at Discovery Park.
  • Winners named in Lilly Endowment-sponsored biz plan contests
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Winners have divided $150,000 in winnings from business plan competition in Fort Wayne, Hammond and West Lafayette.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate and media leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during spring semester. Among the speakers are a Fox News Channel anchor, Guidant Corp.'s board chairman and the former chief financial officer of a venture capital firm.
  • Purdue puts out call for life sciences business plan competitors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University is seeking entrants for a business plan competition that will award $147,000 for startup companies that describe the best path to market for products and technologies in the life sciences, biotechnology and biomedicine.
  • Former Sears CEO to speak in Purdue ethics series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Arthur Martinez (MAR-ten-ez), former chairman and CEO of Sears, will speak on Jan. 18 as part of the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Purdue graduates more than 3,000 at winter commencement
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University President Martin C. Jischke today (Sunday, Dec. 19) told new graduates to take a lesson from history in their quest to forge ahead in their careers and in their life, citing the Lewis and Clark expedition as an inspiration.
  • Purdue Notebook
    – John D. Sanderson has accepted the new position of director of development for the School of Mechanical Engineering. He was previously employed by Ivy Tech State College, Lafayette.
  • Finance prof's research provides insight for small investors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While Purdue University's Laura Frieder is interested in what makes financial markets move, her research also contains insights on common mistakes individual investors make in choosing stocks.
  • Finalists named in Purdue-Lilly Endowment biz plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Finalists have been named in the $50,000 Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition, sponsored by the Lilly Endowment, Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and Purdue Research Park.
  • Krannert School undergrad team makes case over IU
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A team of Purdue University Krannert School undergraduate management majors triumphed over the competition from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in the annual business case competition that took place Nov. 5-6 in Indianapolis.
  • Purdue Notebook
    – The "Survey of Greek Literature in Translation" class is making the classics available to the community with four dramatic readings and discussion groups. All of the events are free and open to the public. The activities are:
  • Financial Times ranks Krannert executive MBA among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's international executive MBA degree program placed 11th worldwide– up three places from 2003 – in rankings released today (Monday, Nov. 1) by the Financial Times.
  • MBAs volunteer to spend their Saturday making community better
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 100 MBA students at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management are pitching in on Saturday (Oct. 30) to improve the Lafayette-West Lafayette social and landscaping bottom lines.
  • Quadraspec wins Purdue-Lilly Endowment biz plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Quadraspec, a West Lafayette company that aims to commercialize protein-diagnostics technology with a wide range of applications, took the top prize Tuesday (11/23) in the $50,000 Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition.
  • Purdue dedicates Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, the first building completed in Discovery Park, was dedicated today (Thursday, Oct. 21) during an event that took place adjacent to the center.
  • Purdue breaks ground on e-Enterprise Center at Discovery Park
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University broke ground Monday (Oct. 18) for a center in Discovery Park that will house several initiatives that focus faculty research on "super projects" and Indiana's economic development.
  • Business Week names Krannert MBA nation's most improved
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With a five-spot jump, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management ranked No. 21 nationally and was named the most improved school in Business Week magazine's rankings of MBA programs released Thursday (Oct. 7).
  • Think tank head to speak as part of ethics lecture series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The founder of an ethics think tank will open this year's Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics at Purdue University.
  • Vision now reality in Purdue's Discovery Park
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Three years after the birth of Purdue University's Discovery Park, the unusual combination of brain power and business savvy is bringing in millions of dollars in research funding, attracting top scientists and engineers and turning ideas into new companies.
  • Purdue packs spirit into Homecoming events Oct. 13-16
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Four days of events, including a pep rally, parade and fireworks, will lead up to Purdue University's Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 16.
  • Krannert exec ed, Flexware offer advanced manufacturing workshop
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs and Flexware Innovation are teaming up to offer an advanced manufacturing workshop.
  • Microsoft certification classes offered at Krannert
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The world's largest independent IT education company is offering six one-week Microsoft certification classes at Purdue's Krannert School of Management starting in October.
  • Wall Street Journal ranks Krannert a No. 1 MBA school
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Wall Street Journal named Purdue University's Krannert School of Management a No. 1 MBA school in a special section published today (Wednesday, Sept. 22).
  • Purdue research links employee satisfaction, profits
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University business professor's research shows a direct link between employee satisfaction and motivation and a company's profits – even if the employees have no direct contact with customers.
  • New book traces history of interest and usury in many cultures
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Interest and its excessive twin usury were fraught with controversy from pre-Biblical times until the demands of capitalism prevailed over religious and ethical objections in the 18th century, according to a new book by a Purdue University professor emeritus.
  • Newspaper veterans Woodward, Bradlee to headline Krannert event
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee from "The Washington Post" will be guest speakers on Oct. 14 at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate and media leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during fall semester. Among the speakers are an ESPN executive, a prominent Washington, D.C., lobbyist and Indianapolis businessman Mickey Maurer.
  • Purdue Notebook
    – Arnold C. Cooper, Louis A. Weil Jr. Professor of Management at the Krannert School of Management, has had a best paper award named in his honor. The entrepreneurship division of the Academy of Management this year has initiated the practice of naming the award for a senior scholar. Cooper is the first to receive the honor. Cooper, who received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Purdue and his doctorate from Harvard, has taught and done research in strategic management and entrepreneurship at Purdue since 1963.
  • Krannert Special Collections celebrates 40th anniversary
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School Special Collection of Literature in Business and Economic History will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Aug. 31 with a presentation by its first librarian about his recently published book.
  • Purdue's undergrad engineering, business among tops nationally
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University ranked among the top 25 public universities nationally, and its undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to U.S.News & World Report magazine rankings released today (Friday, Aug. 20).
  • Purdue, West Lafayette welcome new graduate students to campus
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – As many students return to campus this week, new Purdue University graduate students will be receiving their own welcome to the university and to West Lafayette.
  • Purdue packs up to head for the Indiana State Fair
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Day at the Indiana State Fair on Wednesday (Aug. 18) will showcase a variety of events and displays for fairgoers.
  • Purdue Notebook
    Appointments and promotions – Vincent F. Bralts has been appointed the College of Engineering's associate dean for resource planning and management, effective Aug. 1. Bralts currently serves as head of Purdue's Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. In his new position,
  • Purdue's high-tech job fair puts another plug in brain drain
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - This autumn more than 1,200 Purdue University students hope to find themselves in the same position as Purdue alumnus Tyler Back, a mechanical engineering graduate from South Bend, Ind. Back found full-time employment last year with Best Access Systems of Indianapolis at Purdue's High Tech Job Fair for Indiana Companies.
  • More than 1,300 Purdue students to graduate at summer ceremony
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 1,300 Purdue University students will receive their degrees during commencement at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, in the Elliott Hall of Music.
  • Purdue, Lilly Endowment sponsor three new $50K biz plan competitions
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University and the Lilly Endowment are sponsoring business plan competitions in Fort Wayne, Hammond and West Lafayette to help create and expand the Indiana companies that will provide jobs to stem the state's "brain drain."
  • Ukrainian group to visit Indiana for economics lessons
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Indiana Council for Economic Education (ICEE) will host seven educational leaders from the Ukraine on June 20-27 to help them learn more about economics education.
  • Purdue trustees approve appointments, degree programs
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 4) ratified the appointments of three designated professors and approved several new degree programs at two campuses.
  • Purdue honors university faculty scholars
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University recently recognized 16 faculty with designated professorships from the Faculty Scholars Program.
  • Purdue graduates to participate in commencement ceremonies
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will award degrees at five campuses and eight School of Technology locations throughout Indiana during commencement ceremonies this month.
  • San Diego startup wins $147,000 life sciences biz plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – FFA Sciences, from San Diego, took the top prize of $50,000 yesterday (Wednesday, 4/21) in the second annual Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition, which offers one of the biggest purses among all university-based business plan competitions,
  • Krannert enhances undergraduates' communication, team skills
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Responding to requests from students and industry recruiters, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is providing its undergraduates training in team building and a new undergraduate management communication center.
  • 6 Purdue faculty members awarded university teaching honor
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Six exceptional teachers received Purdue University's 2004 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.
  • Faculty, staff honored at Purdue's Honors Convocation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue faculty and staff received several special honors during the university's annual Honors Convocation on April 4 at the Elliott Hall of Music.
  • Finalists vie for $147,000 in prizes in life sciences business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eight finalists, including three from Indiana, have been chosen to compete for $147,000 in prizes on Wednesday (4/21) during the second annual Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition.
  • Engagement forum to feature business education, exercise and statistics
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Krannert Executive Education Programs, The Ismail Center for Health, Exercise and Nutrition, and Statistics in the Community will be in the spotlight on Tuesday (4/20) at Purdue University's next Engagement Forum.
  • Trustees approve faculty promotions
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Board of Trustees approved several faculty promotions during its meeting on Friday (4/9).
  • Purdue launches economic development program to stem brain drain
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University officials will visit four Indiana locations on April 23-30 to explain its plan to use a $3.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help the state retain more university graduates and foster high-tech startups.
  • Purdue team wins national student investment fund contest – again
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A team from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management took first place in the nation's largest student-managed investment fund competition with a fund that has beaten returns of the S&P 500 by more than 100 percent over the past three years.
  • U.S. News ranks Purdue's Krannert School MBA among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S.News & World Report has ranked Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's MBA program third nationally in production/operations management and sixth in supply chain/logistics.
  • Krannert School prof, MBA students issue bullish forecast for tech
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University Krannert School professor and his MBA students have published their second yearly book-length forecast on high-technology trends that will pay dividends for both businesses and consumers.
  • Krannert School grad students clean up for community groups
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – MBA and doctoral students from Purdue University's Krannert School of management will clean up parks and other areas from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday (3/27) in West Lafayette and Lafayette during the Krannert Community Cleanup.
  • Engagement Forum to shine spotlight on three Purdue programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Office of International Programs, Technology Transfer Initiative and Purdue Statewide Technology will be in the spotlight on Monday, March 22, at Purdue University's next Engagement Forum.
  • Free symposium to offer wisdom and practical tips for entrepreneurs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The third annual Purdue University Entrepreneurship Symposium on March 26 will offer both expert speakers on entrepreneurism theory and practice and opportunities for fledgling area entrepreneurs to network, discuss and ask questions about their dream ventures.
  • Krannert brings new 'mini-MBA' short courses to Indianapolis, Chicago
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's executive education program is initiating two new short-course mini-MBA management training programs in Indianapolis and Chicago. The effort is named the METRopolitan Indiana and Illinois programs from Krannert (METRIK).
  • Nanoscale technology startup takes $50,000 business plan top prize
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – OrganoDevice Technology, a startup company that plans to use nanaoscale technology to build low-cost, high-performance light-emiting diodes, won the $50,000 first prize Thursday (2/19) in Purdue University's 17th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Competition.
  • Purdue faculty working to protect the homeland
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University faculty members will talk about homeland security issues – including protecting the nation's power grid, food safety, developing advanced simulations, tracing documents and creating new types of sensors – during a series of presentations on Feb. 22.
  • Finalists vie for $100,000 in campus business plan contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Finalists have been chosen to compete for $100,000 in total prize money on Thursday (2/19) during the 17th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • Krannert School of Management awards scholarships
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management recently presented scholarships to 67 students during its annual awards program. The scholarships are given based on academic record, community involvement, student activities and leadership abilities.
  • Purdue focuses on homeland security during Engineers Week
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue’s College of Engineering will celebrate National Engineers Week Feb. 21-25 with panels and lectures on how homeland security affects the field of engineering, featuring expertise from faculty, alumni and a panel of government and industry experts.
  • Purdue Research Park firm simulates threat for armed forces
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - U.S. military and business representatives today (Tuesday, 1/27) got a firsthand look at a war game simulation designed by a Purdue Research Park company that allows participants to evaluate the social, political and economic impact of decisions made in the wake of a crisis.
  • Krannert School's e-business center offers lecture series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Center for E-business Education and Research (CEER) at Purdue University is offering a spring lecture series geared to the present and future needs of those in e-business.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate and media leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during spring semester. Among the speakers are Purdue alumni from Business Week, Deere and Co. and Anthem Inc.
  • Purdue graduates nearly 3,000 at winter commencement
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University President Martin C. Jischke today (Sunday, 12/21) told new graduates to "go forth" to their futures with the goal of emphasizing the journey, not the destination.
  • Purdue, Roche extend entry deadline in $147,000 life sciences business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The deadline for entering and submitting executive summaries for the Second Annual Life Sciences Business Plan Competition has been extended to Jan. 26.
  • Purdue graduates to participate in commencement on Dec. 21
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University will award degrees at the West Lafayette campus on Sunday (12/21) during winter commencement ceremonies.
  • Purdue 'Steamin' South' Capital One Bowl posters offered for free
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A limited supply of posters commemorating the Purdue University Boilermakers' Jan. 1 appearance in the Capital One Bowl will be available for free beginning at noon today (Tuesday, 12/9) at several locations across campus.
  • Economist's book uses literature to illuminate 'dismal science'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While analytical, mathematically driven economists don't seem to have much in common with their abstract literary colleagues, a Purdue University professor's new book contends economics teachers can use examples from classic literature to bring economic principles to life for students.
  • Managers: Organizational change can plant seeds of disaster
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While change is the order of the day for many companies in the hypercompetitive global marketplace, a Purdue University researcher says managers need to take steps to shortstop errors that those changes can cause.
  • Krannert School offers executive MBA with advanced manufacturing option
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will offer an advanced manufacturing option in its executive MBA program that kicks off in July.
  • Bold, young hedge fund managers post strong returns, but fail more often
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University finance professor's research shows that hedge funds' best results come when managers incur more risk and that this risk-taking behavior is systematically linked to a manager's level of experience. While mutual fund managers typically take on more risk as they age, experienced hedge fund managers take on less risk, which hurts the funds' returns.
  • Purdue's Homeland Security Institute to develop 'critical resources'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The newly named director of Purdue University's Homeland Security Institute aims to use the university's research and computing resources to develop responses to threats in Indiana, nationally and even internationally.
  • Purdue, Roche seek entrants in $147,000 life sciences business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A nationwide entrepreneurial competition at Purdue University will award total prizes of $147,000 for business plans that describe the path to market for products and technologies in the life sciences, biotechnology and biomedicine.
  • Professional leaders to visit Purdue as Old Masters
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ten leaders in business, science, medicine, non-profit organizations, journalism, farming and entertainment will visit Purdue University on Nov. 2-4 to share their expertise during the 2003 Old Masters program.
  • Business Week: Krannert executive MBAs among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management executive MBA degree program placed 16th worldwide in rankings released Thursday (10/9) by Business Week.
  • Krannert School offers weekend executive MBA program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is gearing up for a new class of Weekend Executive MBA students on the West Lafayette campus.
  • Purdue and Krannert School of Management dedicate Rawls Hall
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jerry S. Rawls Hall, which was dedicated with a baseball-themed event today (Thursday, 10/2), will almost double the size of the playing field and change the rules of the game for Purdue's Krannert School of Management students.
  • Purdue-based council celebrates 50 years of service to teachers, students
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Indiana Council for Economic Education, based at Purdue University, on Oct. 10 will celebrate its 50th anniversary of providing teacher training and resources to K-12 educators.
  • Purdue celebrates gifts for strategic plan, construction to help Indiana economy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, IND — Purdue University will continue to turn its strategic plan into reality this month during Homecoming Week as it breaks ground, dedicates or celebrates the results of fund raising for 11 buildings.
  • Krannert School ranks high in Wall Street Journal recruiters' poll
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management MBA program ranks No. 11 overall, third nationally among public schools and fourth among small schools (under 500 students) in the Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive annual recruiters' poll.
  • Purdue alumnus, inventor of 'Ctl-Alt-Del' to speak at Rawls Hall
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – David J. Bradley, who received his doctorate in electrical engineering from Purdue University and went on to work at IBM on the first generation of personal computers, will present "The History of the Personal Computer" at 7 p.m. Tuesday (9/16) in Rawls Hall, Room 1062.
  • Krannert School offers public tours of Rawls Hall
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is having a community open house at the recently completed Jerry S. Rawls Hall from 2-4 p.m. Sunday (9/14).
  • Krannert's incoming MBA class is big and strong
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – In a challenging economic period when some students are questioning the wisdom of leaving secure positions to pursue their MBAs, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management enrolled a class that topped its goals both in number of students and academic preparedness.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate and media leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during fall semester. Among the speakers are a Boeing senior vice president, a National Football League legend and a C-SPAN producer.
  • Faculty and staff honors
    – Janet Alsup, assistant professor of English, has been appointed a fellow in the Center for Undergraduate Instructional Excellence in the School of Liberal Arts.
  • New life sciences IT project management certification offered
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Krannert School of Management Executive Education Programs (KEEP) and Praxis Life Sciences are offering a five-week certification program in project management for experienced information technologists working in the life sciences field.
  • Purdue's undergrad engineering, business among tops nationally
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine rankings released today (Friday, 8/22).
  • Purdue entrepreneurs sought for $100,000 business plan contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University students and faculty have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and compete for $100,000 in total prize money in the 17th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition on Feb. 19.
  • Rawls Hall opening
    Rawls Hall, located on the corner of Grant and State streets, is connected to the Krannert Building by means of a skywalk and a tunnel, which is under construction.
  • Purdue offers special activities for new international students
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will soon welcome new international students to its West Lafayette campus so they can adjust to campus life before classes begin on Monday, Aug. 25.
  • Kauffman Foundation selects Purdue for $5 million entrepreneurship competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue is one of 15 universities selected by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., to receive a $50,000 planning award to participate in the foundation's initiative to build entrepreneurism into college curricula and activities.
  • Trustees honor 3 profs, approve degrees, program name change
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 7/11) approved three distinguished professorships, three new degrees and a department name change.
  • Supercomputer simulation tests measured response to bioterror incident
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Officials from federal, state and local agencies will join Purdue University faculty in a computer simulation on Tuesday and Wednesday (7/8-9) to test what responses work best in an unfolding bioterror crisis.
  • Appointments, promotions; faculty and staff honors
    Appointments and promotions – Julie Cowan Novak has been named head of the Purdue University School of Nursing and associate dean of the Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Heath Sciences, effective June 1. Novak came to the Purdue School of Nursing in 2000 as professor of nursing, director of practice and community collaboration, and chair of family and community health nursing. She was promoted to associate head of Graduates Studies, Practice and Community Collaboration in July 2001. Novak came to Purdue from the University of Virginia School of Nursing, where she was the Theresa A. Thomas Endowed Professor of Primary Care.
  • Purdue Days makes return to Chicago in June
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University is heading back to Chicago on June 13-14 for two special events for friends and alumni.
  • Jischke, Kernan, manufacturing leaders meet on advanced manufacturing
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The results of a feasibility study on establishing an advanced manufacturing institute at Purdue will be discussed during a conference at the university May 20.
  • Krannert to test drive Intel's Centrino tech, digital Business Week
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Intel Corp. has chosen Purdue University's Krannert School of Management to test Centrino, the chipmaker’s new wireless platform, in business school environments.
  • 12 to earn honorary degrees from Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will award 12 honorary doctoral degrees during May commencement ceremonies
  • Iris AO wins Purdue life sciences biz plan competition, eyes future
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Iris AO, a startup company formed by principals from the University of Rochester (New York) and the University of California at Berkeley, won the $50,000 first prize Wednesday (4/23) in the inaugural Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition.
  • Krannert class does e-commerce consulting for area organizations
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University e-commerce class is doing high-technology consulting with Greater Lafayette businesses and non-profit organizations.
  • Finalists vie for $147,000 in life sciences business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eight finalists, including four from Indiana, have been chosen to compete for $147,000 in prizes on Wednesday (4/23) during the inaugural Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition.
  • Purdue team wins national student investment fund contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University Krannert School of Management MBA team won the CNBC/NYSE "national championship of student-managed investment funds" at a competition at the University of Dayton.
  • Krannert School center offers international business interns
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Center for International Business and Research (CIBER) is offering Indiana businesses international student interns to do market research this summer.
  • Former U.S. Attorney General Thornburgh to speak
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Dick Thornburgh, former U.S. attorney general, will be the first speaker in Purdue University's Corporate Citizenship and Ethics Series.
  • Seats still available for 'mini MBA' technical management programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the schools of Engineering and Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs for engineers and scientists in May and June.
  • Trustees approve faculty promotions
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Board of Trustees approved several faculty promotions during its meeting Friday (4/4).
  • Alumni to return for Gala Week at Purdue University
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Alumni will gather at Purdue University for reunions, entertainment and activities on April 21-27 during Gala Week, which is sponsored by the Purdue Alumni Association.
  • Latino Cultural Center to open at Purdue University
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An opening ceremony will take place at noon on Friday, April 11, for Purdue University's new Latino Cultural Center.
  • Norman Blake to discuss leadership at Krannert conference
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University alumnus Norman P. Blake Jr., former chairman, president and CEO of several Fortune 500 companies, will be keynote speaker at the inaugural Strategic Convergence Conference on Friday (4/11).
  • U.S. News ranks Krannert School MBA among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S.News & World Report ranks Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's MBA program among the top 25 nationally and No. 2 nationally in production/operations management and No. 9 in the supply chain/logistics category.
  • Web service helps students, grads find jobs in struggling economy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Center for Career Opportunities has a new online tool to help students and alumni find employment in a tight job market.
  • Laptop computer cooling device wins $50,000 first prize in student entrepreneurial contest
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Thorrn Micro Technologies won the $50,000 first prize in the 16th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Competition today (Thursday, 3/27) with a business plan to commercialize a device they developed to cool laptop computers.
  • Purdue entrepreneurial competition showcases new technologies
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University student teams will vie for thousands of dollars in venture capital and other support to fly their fledgling ventures during the 16th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition on Thursday (3/27).
  • Schools of Liberal Arts, Management form partnership in Italy
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University has joined more than two dozen American universities in an international consortium in which students learn about business and communication while studying in Italy.
  • Management challenge: Getting real results from virtual teams
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – As technology and the post-9/11 world have encouraged virtual teams in organizations, a Purdue University professor's research shows that managers face new challenges in effectively managing real people and processes.
  • Purdue Board of Trustees recognizes 3 professors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees honored three faculty today (Friday, 2/14).
  • Nobel Prize winning economist visits, honored by colleagues
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Vernon Smith, the Nobel Prize winning economist who launched his groundbreaking research at Purdue University's Krannert School, was honored with a reception and dinner on Jan. 22 and had a laboratory renamed in his honor.
  • Business students organize symposium on entrepreneurism
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Entrepreneurship Club is organizing the second annual Entrepreneurship Symposium on campus on Friday, Feb. 14.
  • Purdue reprises 'mini MBA' technical management programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the schools of Engineering and Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs in April and May for engineers and scientists.
  • Purdue business plan prize climbs to $144,000 thanks to 4 new sponsors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Four new associate sponsors have raised the prizes to $144,000 in a Purdue University business plan competition taking place in April.
  • Krannert School's e-business center offers lecture series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Center for E-business Education and Research (CEER) at Purdue University is offering a spring lecture series geared to the present and future needs of those in e-business.
  • Knowledge management how-to: internal simplicity, external complexity and teams
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University professor who started out doing a research project on instituting flow manufacturing, ended up confronting issues of how companies change essential processes and transfer important information within their organizations.
  • Purdue, Roche seek entrants in $100,000 life sciences business plan competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An entrepreneurial competition at Purdue University will award total prizes of $100,000 for business plans that describe the path to market for products and technologies in the life sciences, biotechnology and biomedicine.
  • Purdue management school dean, professor meet with German Chancellor Schroeder
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (SHRO-der) met with two Purdue University management school leaders in Berlin on Thursday (12/5) to discuss business education in his country.
  • Purdue prof says hockey rule changes miss the goal
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two rule changes intended to add excitement to professional hockey have unintentionally changed the game's incentive structure and encouraged teams to play for ties, says a Purdue University economist.
  • Purdue team leads charge on new generation co-ops
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Agricultural cooperatives were born from the principle that there's strength in numbers. Today's co-ops go a step further: There's added strength in turning crops, livestock and other commodities into marketable products.
  • Purdue OKs entrepreneurship center, IPFW student housing
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 11/22) awarded a contract to build an entrepreneurship center in Discovery Park and revised a plan to build a residence hall complex in Fort Wayne.
  • Good corporate reputation isn't born – it's nurtured and managed
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Corporations must manage their reputations if they hope to be rewarded by stakeholders in good times and not be faulted by them in bad times, according to the winner of a national contest for MBA papers.
  • Krannert School receives Indiana distance learning award
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has won an Award for Excellence in Distance Education from the Indiana Distance Learning Association.
  • Business Week poll: Purdue MBA 26th best nationally
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management MBA program ranked No. 26 nationally in a Business Week magazine ranking of MBA programs out today (Friday, 10/11).
  • Purdue offers free innovation and entrepreneurship lecture and workshop
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue's Technology Transfer Initiative and the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship are presenting a program on Oct. 17-19 on innovation and entrepreneurship for Purdue students and faculty, businesses, and the general public.
  • Appointments and promotions; faculty, staff and student honors
    • Appointments and promotions: – Pauline Shen has accepted the position of director of development for International Programs and the Graduate School, leaving her former position as director of development in the School of Science. Shen is a member of CASE, NSFRE, Indiana Donors Alliance Seminars and is a fundraising adviser to the Girl Scouts Council, Habitat for Humanity and the Lafayette Urban Ministry.
  • Krannert School offers executive education for manufacturers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Krannert School of Management's Executive Education Programs at Purdue University and two Purdue alumni are teaming up to offer a management workshop for executives in manufacturing.
  • $15 million bioscience center funded
    Indiana exec Bindley gives alma mater Purdue $52.5 million WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Indianapolis business and civic leader William E. Bindley today (Friday, 9/27) gave a $52.5 million gift to his alma mater, Purdue University – including $7.5 million that will cover half the construction cost for a new bioscience research center at Purdue's Discovery Park.
  • Morgan, foundation honored at entrepreneurship celebration
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University and its Krannert School of Management celebrated entrepreneurship's future home on campus during an event on Monday (9/23) in the Elliott Hall of Music.
  • Indianapolis businessman William Bindley to receive leadership award
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Caspar Weinberger, former U.S. secretary of defense, will be the keynote speaker on Thursday (9/26) at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management Leadership Speakers Series in Indianapolis.
  • U.S. News: Purdue among best; engineering, business rank high
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine rankings released today (Friday, 9/13).
  • Purdue to launch campaign, break ground, celebrate gifts
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will launch the most ambitious drive in Indiana history to raise private support as the capstone of a Discover Purdue Week of gift announcements and groundbreakings on Sept. 19-28.
  • Wall Street Journal poll: Purdue MBA 11th best worldwide
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Krannert Graduate School of Management's MBA program ranked 11th internationally and third among public universities in a Wall Street Journal-Harris Interactive poll of MBA programs out today (Monday, 9/9).
  • Morgan, foundation honored at entrepreneurship celebration
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University and its Krannert School of Management will celebrate entrepreneurship's future home on campus during a 10:30 a.m. event on Sept. 23 in the Elliott Hall of Music.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers' series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate leaders, including CEOs, COOs, consultants, presidents and principals, will present their ideas to Purdue University's Krannert School of Management MBA students this fall.
  • Purdue builds opportunity in center for entrepreneurs
    On Friday the State Budget Committee approved $7 million for the construction of the Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • Construction continues on hall
    The super structure is built and the masonry work is 20 percent done; everything is on schedule for Krannert's new building, Rawls Hall.
  • Bayh discusses corporate ethics
    Purdue University student Landon Lockhart, a senior in industrial management from Cleveland, Ohio, listens to Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh discuss corporate
  • Krannert School offers executive education for manufacturers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Krannert School of Management's Executive Education Programs at Purdue University and two Purdue alumni are teaming up to offer a management workshop for executives in manufacturing.
  • B-school dean, CEO offer solution for scandal: ethics and integrity
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's business school dean and an engineering graduate who went on to be CEO of his own company say rebuilding investor confidence comes down to the personal ethics and integrity of individuals.
  • Krannert offers mini-MBA to area companies, managers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs are beginning their second "mini-MBA" program for area company management personnel on Aug. 6.
  • Appointments, promotions, faculty and staff honors
    •Appointments and promotions: –G. Logan Jordan has been promoted to associate dean of administration from assistant dean for administration at the Krannert School of Management. His responsibilities include the support services, technological and physical infrastructure, including the building committee for Jerry S. Rawls Hall, which will be complete in summer 2003, and the Burton D.
  • How to invest in a bear market: diversify, avoid false prophets, invest for the long run
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University finance professor says there is one very important thing for the long-term investor to do in a stock market beset by corporate scandal, accounting doubts and CEO chicanery.
  • Krannert School offers executive education for manufacturers
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Krannert School of Management's Executive Education Programs at Purdue University and two Purdue alumni are teaming up to offer management workshops for executives in manufacturing.
  • A Clarion Call for American Manufacturing
    Herbert Moskowitz Manufacturing is the Rodney Dangerfield of the early days of 21st century business. The Information Age and the New Economy were to have rendered manufacturing as passé as clipper ships, but without the elegance. Post-dot.com, we don't hear much about the New Economy. But neither do we hear we need to get back to basics of the real economy: manufacturing – making products people want. Manufacturers, government and education must recognize a changed landscape and collaborate in new ways to keep the American economy strong.
  • Trustees advance Discovery Park projects, OK alumni center work
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 6/7) voted to advance two Discovery Park projects: building a biosciences-engineering facility and increasing the investment in the Birck Nanotechnology Center from $51 million to $56.4 million.
  • Trustees approve new faculty designations, dean, academic programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 6/7) honored three professors on the West Lafayette campus, ratified a new dean on the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus and approved two new bachelor of science degrees in industrial technology.
  • Merrill Lynch Case forces Wall Street Reform from Lou Dobbs Moneyline on CNN
    LOU DOBBS, HOST: The FBI is facing some of the most severe criticism in its more than 90-year history. It is trying to control the damage. Kelli Arena will report from Washington.
  • Outside directors improve U.K. CEO selection, stock returns
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The international trend toward more outside members on corporate boards of directors may make for better companies and higher shareholder returns, according to research studies by two Purdue University finance professors.
  • E-biz center partners to review teaching-research on e-commerce
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Center for E-Business Education and Research (CEER) on May 7 will present Purdue University's across-the-curriculum efforts in e-business.
  • Appointments and promotions; faculty, staff and student honors
    Appointments and promotions: – Suzanne Dougherty has joined the alumni club staff of the Purdue Alumni Association as the new assistant director for alumni clubs and young alumni.
  • Computer simulation seeks measured response to crisis
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Officials from federal, state and local agencies will join Purdue University faculty in a computer simulation on April 26 to test what responses work best in an unfolding crisis.
  • Krannert's new building gets big new 'byte' of data storage
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is scaling up its technological infrastructure to prepare for the eventual opening of Rawls Hall, the school's new facility.
  • Faculty, staff recognized at honors convocation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Outstanding teaching at Purdue University during the 2001-02 academic year was recognized today (Friday, 4/12) at the annual University Honors Convocation.
  • $7 million grant to build Purdue entrepreneurship center
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Board of Trustees today (Friday, 4/12) approved naming the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship and accepted the $7 million foundation grant that will make the center possible.
  • Trustees ratify faculty appointments to named professorships
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 4/12) appointed three faculty to named professorships.
  • U.S. News ranks Krannert School MBA among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S.News & World Report ranks Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's MBA program fourth nationally in production/operations management and eighth in quantitative analysis.
  • Researcher: Oversight reforms needed, not divesting consulting
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University professor says tightening the oversight of corporate governance and the auditing profession, proposed in the wake of the Enron implosion, is a much-needed reform. But the proposals to force accounting firms to divest their consulting practices will have little practical effect.
  • Construction continues on Rawls Hall
    Workers erect the steel frame for Rawls Hall on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.
  • Krannert MBAs win investment competition, talk with Bartiromo
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two Purdue University business students will be interviewed by CNBC's Maria Bartiromo as part of their prize for winning an investment fund competition.
  • Monocle Technologies 'eyeballs' $30,000 entrepreneurial prize
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – If the winners of Purdue University's 15th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition have their way, their laser-based spectroscopy technology will test every pill doctors prescribe to their patients.
  • Purdue entrepreneurial competition showcases new technologies
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University student teams will vie for thousands of dollars in venture capital and other support to fly their fledgling ventures during the 15th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition on Feb. 28.
  • Purdue trustees OK more than $30.5 million in building projects
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 2/8) approved construction of a $23.5 million addition to the School of Chemical Engineering building and a new $7 million Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park.
  • Purdue, IU MBAs team up at Indianapolis job fair
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – MBA career service offices from Purdue and Indiana universities are teaming up in the Inaugural Old Oaken Bucket MBA Job Fair in Indianapolis on March 8.
  • Business school dean: How does corporate leadership fail?
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Leadership has been in the scholarly cross hairs for the better part of a century, but the Purdue University management school dean says there is no consensus about whether leaders are born or if leadership can be learned.
  • Krannert hosts business ethics experts from IU, Notre Dame
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two business professors from Indiana and Notre Dame universities will address the subject of corporate ethics from the points of view of law and religion as part of a class at the Krannert School of Management.
  • Financial Times survey: Krannert MBAs get satisfaction
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management received top 10 rankings worldwide in a pair of categories in a Financial Times (London) survey released Monday (1/22).
  • Communication, perception define customer service satisfaction
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University professor says customer service is largely a matter of perception and managing expectations.
  • Presidential charisma and greatness: Words do make the man
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two studies led by a Purdue University researcher revealed that U.S. presidents who used more image-based words in their speeches were perceived more favorably in terms of both charisma and greatness.
  • Manufacturing summit to address state challenges, opportunities
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Indiana leaders of manufacturing enterprises are meeting March 19-20 on the Purdue University campus to discuss advanced manufacturing and the policies and collaborations needed to propel the state's economy into the future.
  • Economist publication ranks Krannert MBA programs among best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management received top rankings in finance, production-operations management, human resources, e-business and career services in a biennial survey of MBA programs worldwide.
  • $3 million gift lays cornerstone for Purdue's new alumni center
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will break ground on its first alumni center this spring, thanks to a $3 million gift from a Michigan industrialist and his wife, the university announced today (Saturday, 1/12).
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during spring semester. Among the speakers are the president and publisher of The Indianapolis Star, a top Indianapolis Colts executive and the CEO of Guidant Corp.
  • Purdue reprises 'mini MBA' technical management programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the schools of Engineering and Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs in April and May for engineers and scientists.
  • University appoints six Discovery Park directors
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue has named six top researchers to head the centers at the university's new Discovery Park.
  • Appointments and promotions; faculty and staff honors
    Appointments and promotions – Jacquelyn Frost, former associate director of the Office of Budget and Fiscal Planning, has been named director of the new Office of Institutional Research. The office will help collect, analyze and report data that will be critical to the campuswide strategic planning process. Frost, who has a doctoral degree in educational research from Oregon State University, has managed institutional research offices at Indiana State University and Oregon State.
  • All in the family
    A Krannert couple shares a behind-the-scenes look at their jobs, family, and personal lives
  • Purdue President's Council called to next-level leadership role
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue President Martin C. Jischke urged the university's most generous benefactors to raise enthusiasm, determination and dollars to lift Purdue to its next level during President's Council award ceremonies Friday (11/16) and Saturday (11/17).
  • Krannert School breaks ground on techno-savvy building
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School has broken ground for Rawls Hall, the Krannert School of Management's new facility, in a Discover Purdue celebratory event.
  • Krannert offers 'mini MBAs' to Lafayette companies
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's recently announced strategy of community engagement is already paying local dividends, as managers from Caterpillar and Lilly are spending their Tuesday and Thursday afternoons on campus getting the big picture of global business.
  • Three new investments announced at Trask Entrepreneurs Forum
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Research Foundation's Office of Technology Commercialization today (Thursday, 11/1) announced $750,000 worth of investments in three fledgling companies based on Purdue-licensed technology.
  • Krannert School support staff go online for training program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Krannert School administrative support staff are going back to school – without even having to leave their desks, thanks to a Web-based online training program.
  • Accenture executive endows professorship in Krannert School
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University alumna and Accenture executive has endowed a professorship in operations management in the Krannert School of Management.
  • Purdue prof on Nobel Prize economists
    Adam Smith's classic economic theory says that markets are efficient because buyers and sellers have equal access to information and eventually agree upon a price when both consider the transaction as making them better off. This is Smith's famous "Invisible Hand" theory.
  • Business students organize symposium on entrepreneurism
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The leadership of Purdue University's Krannert Entrepreneurship Club has recruited big-name speakers and sponsors for an inaugural entrepreneurial symposium on campus on Saturday (10/20).
  • Purdue Teaching Academy honors 15 new members
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ten Purdue University professors and five graduate assistants were inducted into the Purdue University Teaching Academy on Sept. 30.
  • Business Week: Krannert executive MBAs among world's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Business Week ranks Purdue University's Krannert School of Management executive MBA degree program 14th worldwide.
  • Purdue School of Management awards scholarships
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises at the Purdue Krannert School of Management has awarded scholarships to four industrial management students.
  • Forbes Magazine: Purdue MBA a good investment
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Forbes Magazine survey reported today (Tuesday, 9/25) that a 1996 Purdue MBA graduate earned an average salary of $106,000 in 2000, up from an average salary of $33,000 when beginning the program.
  • International executive program continues despite recent events
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs used distance-learning technology to continue one of their multinational programs after the World Trade Center bombing halted international air travel.
  • Purdue names dean of engineering schools
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Linda P. Katehi, associate dean for academic affairs in the University of Michigan College of Engineering, has been named dean of Purdue University's Schools of Engineering.
  • U.S. News: Purdue among best; engineering, business rank at top
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine rankings to be released today (Thursday, (9/6).
  • Hospitality, tourism management department offers lecture series
    WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University's hospitality and tourism management department is bringing industry executives into the classroom.
  • Purdue fund raising surpasses $173 million, private support rises
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University reached a new level of private support during the 2000-2001 fiscal year with gifts and pledges surpassing $173.9 million – a 53 percent increase over last year's fund-raising efforts.
  • Hoops legend Bill Russell to speak on leadership
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Basketball legend Bill Russell will be the featured speaker at a Purdue University dinner event in Carmel on Oct. 24.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students this fall. The speakers include one of Fortune's top 40 women executives, a top executive with NBC Sports and several other top corporate leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • Krannert prof wins national manufacturing organization award
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Leroy B. Schwarz received the 2001 Distinguished Service Award from the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society in July.
  • Appointments and promotions; faculty and staff honors
    – Margaret Finders, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in the School of Education, recently was elected to the Nominating Committee of the Conference on English Education. CEE is a constituent group for more than 2,700 English teacher educators within the National Council of Teachers of English. It provides a forum for sharing ideas on English preservice and in-service teacher education.
  • Purdue 'Voices of Diversity' workshop series begins July 11
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Diversity Resource Office will present six workshops, from July 11 through Aug. 22, designed to enhance diversity on campus and beyond.
  • Griffin takes Burton Morgan Competition's $20,000 top prize
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – High-tech, entrepreneurial Purdue University students showcased their concept, invention, business and marketing skills at the 14th annual Burton Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition.
  • ExxonMobil matching gifts pump funds into Purdue programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The ExxonMobil Foundation has teamed up with donors to provide $220,000 in matching gifts to benefit Purdue University schools, programs and projects, ranging from capital campaigns to student music organizations.
  • Purdue Notebook
    – James A. Papke was honored April 28 with a Sagamore of the Wabash award. He is retiring this year as a professor of economics and director of the Center for Tax Policy Studies in the Krannert School of Management. He is former president of the National Tax Association and has been an adviser on tax policy for every Indiana governor and Legislature since coming to Purdue in 1962.
  • Wall Street Journal poll: Purdue MBA sixth best worldwide
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Move over Harvard. Watch out Yale. Here comes Purdue.
  • Three members of Felix family earn Purdue degrees in May
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue senior Daniel Felix of West Lafayette might have a couple of extra tickets available to his May 11 commencement exercises. That's because his mother and father will be seated with him in the Class of 2001 rather than in the audience.
  • Krannert joins other top business schools with MBA designation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Most master's degree students who graduate next month from Purdue University's business school will see the familiar letters "MBA" on their diplomas.
  • Outstanding seniors, leaders honored at convocation
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue students will be recognized for their academic achievements and leadership Sunday (4/8) during the annual University Honors Convocation.
  • Purdue to award 15 honorary doctorates
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will award 15 honorary doctoral degrees during May commencement ceremonies around the state.
  • Student investors ride January effect to whopping returns
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University student investment club made real profits of $70,000 – more than 50 percent on its investment portfolio – in the first month of 2001.
  • U.S. News ranks Krannert School MBA among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — U.S. News and World Report ranks Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management's MBA program second nationally in production/operations management and seventh in quantitative analysis.
  • Ameritech gives $600,000 to management, technology schools
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Ameritech Foundation announced today (3/20) that it will contribute $600,000 in gifts to Purdue University over the next three years to support diversity, technology and student service initiatives.
  • Purdue sponsors UniDiversity Week
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Diversity Resource Office is sponsoring UniDiversity Week on March 26-30.
  • Purdue offers 'mini MBA' technical management programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is collaborating with the engineering and science schools to offer two short-course management programs – "mini MBAs" – for engineers and scientists in April and May.
  • Purdue Events Calendar
    EDITORS: This calendar lists selected Purdue events during the next four weeks. Events are free and open to the public, except where noted, and all are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings have two asterisks (**). All events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar. Updated travel directions around road construction zones near campus are available on the Web.
  • Innovation 101 puts engineering and business on the same team
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University and the National Science Foundation are putting engineering and management students together to produce graduates who have the skills to transform academic research into marketable products.
  • Purdue schools share $1.6 million Lilly gift
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University schools will share a five-year $1.6 million gift from Eli Lilly and Company for educational technology, scholarships, diversity, faculty support and buildings.
  • 19-year-old student entrepreneur aims to provide healthcare industry's 'missing link'
    Siddhartha Rao is a young man in a hurry. On Thursday (3/1), the 19-year-old will present his biomedical information hardware and software platform and business plan in the 14th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition at Purdue University.
  • New Krannert School building wins architectural design award
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jerry S. Rawls Hall, the future addition to Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, has received an architectural design citation.
  • Purdue Best Bets
    JOURNALISTS: Here are story ideas and a list of selected Purdue events during the next two weeks.
  • Trustees honor professor, OK degree programs, Krannert MBA
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 2/16) awarded a distinguished professorship, retitled to MBA the Krannert School's master's of management degree and approved the creation of three new undergraduate degree programs in engineering and technology.
  • Mock factory brings operations home to students
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – There are no lectures, books, papers or exams in Management 669 - Manufacturing Practice and Models. The professor describes it as a "learn-by-doing" class, and what the students are learning is manufacturing – from raw material to inventory to machining, manufacturing, testing and shipping.
  • Purdue's Krannert ranked among world’s top 10 finance programs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management's finance program ranked seventh among MBA programs in the world in a recent Financial Times (London) survey.
  • Ford Motor Company donates $5 Million to Purdue University
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., January 24, 2001 -- Ford Motor Company announced that it will donate more than $5 million to Purdue University to support a new laboratory and expand robotic research.
  • Krannert School invites public to business speakers' series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The companies of executives coming to Purdue University to speak to management students run the gamut from e-commerce to Major League Baseball to canned tomatoes.
  • Turnaround specialist kicks off Krannert forum
    If you're the CEO of a troubled company, you'd want to call Bettina Whyte, principal of Jay Alix & Associates. It's her job to work side-by-side with CEOs in corporate turnarounds and restructurings. Her firm also provides financial analysis, valuations, consulting and litigation.
  • Former Olympic chief to speak in Indianapolis
    Former CEO and secretary-general of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Norman P. Blake Jr., will be the keynote speaker at a Purdue University Krannert School undergraduate management leadership conference at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday (1/20).
  • Former Olympic chief headlines Purdue leadership conference
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Former CEO and secretary-general of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Norman P. Blake Jr., will be the keynote speaker at a Purdue University undergraduate management leadership conference at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20.
  • Appointments and promotions
    – Gerald W. Thomas has been named director of development for the Krannert School of Management. The 1978 Krannert bachelor's degree graduate returns to Purdue after working in a variety of management positions at TRW Inc.
  • Purdue research translates into Indiana revenues
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Association of University Technology Managers this fall reports the commercialization of research at Purdue resulted in more than $2.3 million in royalty income, 24 patents and four start-up companies last year.
  • Krannert graduates at Andersen Consulting endow professorship
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A group of Purdue University alumni who work for Andersen Consulting, together with a matching grant from the company's foundation, is creating an endowed professorship in information technology at the Krannert School of Management.
  • Trustees confirm Krannert's Green as named professor
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (11/17) confirmed the appointment of a new named professor and formally recognized the retirement of a long-time university administrator.
  • Privacy takes on new meaning when it's online
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While surveys show that people are quite concerned about privacy in an increasingly wired world, a Purdue University professor says perceptions of privacy vary greatly.
  • Management students hop on fast-track e-train
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Trying to board the e-business train while it's moving at Internet speed is daunting, but professors at Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management have jumped on board first class.
  • Managing telecommuting demands policy, attitude adjustments
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While companies have been quick to adapt to the opportunities to do business using the Internet, they still are grappling with the management challenges the wired workplace presents. Nowhere are the challenges greater than in telecommuting, says a Purdue University human resources expert.
  • Purdue begins to clear ground for new Krannert School building
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management began clearing ground for Jerry S. Rawls Hall today (10/26). The new $37 million building is the centerpiece in the Krannert School's $55 million "Krannert at the Frontier" campaign.
  • Krannert's black MBA team wins national competition, $12,000
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University Krannert Graduate School of Management team walked away with top honors and a $12,000 prize in a case competition at the 30th Annual National Black MBA Association Convention.
  • Krannert-grad pay jumps most in nation, value rated fourth
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The percentage increase of starting pay for graduates of Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management was higher than all other MBA programs nationwide, Business Week announced today (Friday, 9/22).
  • Doing anything this weekend? Why not get an MBA?
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – "In some circles of the job market today, the MBA is the price of admission, the way you get in the door," says Eddie H. Midha, who will finish his executive master of science in management degree at Purdue University in December. "The educational bar has gone up."
  • Purdue among best universities: Business, engineering rank high
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report magazine and released today (Friday, 9/1).
  • Krannert School embarks on new e-business initiatives
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Businesses today must have an e-strategy. The same can be said of business schools.
  • Entrepreneurial competition offers resources, fun and $50,000
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – If you have a concept, invention, business and marketing skills, or even dreamed about having your own business someday, check out the 14th annual Burton Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition at Purdue University.
  • Krannert invites public to business speakers' series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate leaders ranging from a manufacturing CEO to the president of a Wall Street organization that researches women's prospects in business will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students this fall.
  • Purdue graduates Germany's first class of MBAs
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – In Germany, students graduating from college don't wear caps and gowns as American graduates do. Nor do German students generally receive MBA degrees in Deutschland.
  • At Ingersoll-Rand, inventory is a whole new ballgame
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – While most commentators divide businesses neatly into Old Economy manufacturing and New Economy high technology, customers are living almost exclusively in Internet time.
  • Past performance may indeed predict future investments results
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The standard mutual fund legal disclaimer notwithstanding, past performance may indeed predict future results, according to a study by two finance professors.
  • Management education has seen the future, and it's wireless
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jerry Brower once dreamed of performing advanced computer networking operations on his laptop computer while lounging in the spring sun on the lawn of the Memorial Union.
  • First Commencement PURDUE UNIVERSITY/GISMA
    Ladies and gentlemen, members of the Class of 2000, we continue today an ancient tradition of assembling in formal convocation to recognize those among us who have reached a highly significant milestone on their road to knowledge and future accomplishment.
  • First Commencement PURDUE UNIVERSITY/GISMA
    Minister President, President Beering, Graduates, Ladies and gentlemen: In your program my speech is described as a "Laudatio." So I will immediately do the honors and heartily congratulate you on earning your MBA degree. You have worked hard over the past eleven months and have certainly given up quite a bit for your studies. You have learned a great deal. You have broadened your knowledge and skills. And you have successfully passed your exams. I think you have every right to be proud of what you have accomplished here in Hanover. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once spoke of "Weeks laborious, feast-days gay" in a lovely poem titled "The Treasure Digger." Today is truly a "feast-day gay."
  • Take your business online — in Internet time
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A one-stop, two-day conference at Purdue University will provide participants with the e-business strategies they need to decide whether and how to take their businesses or business ideas online.
  • Alumnus gives $10 million to build Krannert's competitive assets
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A $10 million commitment from Purdue alumnus Jerry Rawls, one of the largest private gifts in the university's history, has pushed the Krannert School of Management's fund-raising campaign past its halfway mark.
  • The (positive) case for breaking up Microsoft
    Breaking up Microsoft may be the best thing that ever happened – for both investors and consumers.
  • Wabash National pledges $2.5 million gift
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National Corp. of Lafayette has pledged $2.5 million to Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
  • Business schools' dilemma: How to wire the ivory tower
    The emergence of the Internet is the most important technological development in higher education since the introduction of the book, but to think that bits and bytes will replace business education as we know it is premature.
  • Sensing victory, techno entrepreneurs present a winner
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A team of two Krannert Graduate School of Management students and a physics professor won the 13th Annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition at Purdue University on Saturday (3/4).
  • U.S. News ranks Krannert School among nation's best
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S. News and World Report ranks Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management 23rd among the nation's 325 accredited master's degree programs in business and management. The rankings, contained in the magazine's 2001 guide to best graduate schools, were released today (Friday, 3/31).
  • Top-ranked business schools work for Indiana
    As the new millennium dawns, we should take a moment to consider what is special about Indiana. Our problems are well-known, but as we shape responses to those challenges, we need to consider our strengths.