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Undergraduate Career Fair

Robert E. Gadomski, MSIA '70, a member of the Krannert Dean's Advisory Council, received an Sixty-four companies and around 1,000 students discussed internship and permanent job opportunities during the annual spring undergraduate career fair, held in the Purdue Memorial Union.

Student News . . .

Undergraduate News

Zuerner Pushes Achievement Envelope

School of Management Council Update

Students Excel in Academics and Leadership Roles

Accolades Abound at the Spring Honors Banquet

Master's News

SHRM Fundraisers See Success

Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Update

Operations Club Case Competition

Ph.D. News

Gupta to Work on  Information Security Project

Students Win Awards for Outstanding Research

Spring 2001 Doctoral Student Teaching Awards

New KDSA Officers Announced

The 2001-02 Krannert Doctoral Student Association officers are:

President: Srinivasaraghavan Sriram

Vice president, research and teaching: Sharad Barkataki

Vice president, library facilities and resources: Nels Tomlinson

Vice president, social activities
Pia Di Girolamo

Treasurer: Frank Deane

Secretary: Troy Mumford

For more information, visit
KDSA's Web site

Krannert Weekend

Krannert Weekend Seventy-four master's candidates visited Krannert during Krannert Weekend, where they and their significant others talked with students, faculty, and staff; attended information sessions; took a tour of campus; and enjoyed dinner together. During the presentation by the Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA), they gathered in groups to learn more about each other. Of the 74 candidates who attended the weekend, 47 attended Krannert in the fall.

Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)

SMIF luncheon Daniel Gertner, MBA '02 (right), received the 2001-02 "Stock Picker Award" at the fourth annual Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) luncheon April 25. The scholarship is made possible by a gift from Joanne Widiger, BS SEH '49. Also shown are SMIF faculty advisor Mike Cooper (center) and Tim Dona, SMIF chairman. SMIF, a finance project for master's students, allows students to learn quantitative financial management skills by investing real capital in a financial portfolio they select. The project, which last January made real profits of $70,000 was made possible by an initial gift of $100,000 from Richard A. Hansen, MSIA '67 and his wife, Penelope.

Krannert Scholars

To achieve the status of Krannert Scholar, the highest academic honor given to master's students, a student must be in the top 5 percent of the graduating class.
May 2001 Krannert scholars in the MBA program were Colin MacAlpine, Ashok Rao, Timothy Dona, Ali Jalal, Nicole Estes, Arthur Stowe, Ramaswamy Venkatachalam, and Wenxin Qui

July 2001 Krannert Scholars in the MSIA program were Michael Shirk and Eva Hochrein.

CETA Celebrates Graduate Student Teaching

Mark Walker, management, and Frank Deane, economics, were honored as outstanding teaching assistants for the 2000-01 academic year by the Committee on the Education of Teaching Assistants (CETA) and the Purdue University Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (EVPAA).

CETA works throughout the year to encourage and promote an understanding of the importance of the educational process and the acquisition of skills and techniques that are the basis of excellent teaching. Schools and departments of the University are invited each year to select outstanding teaching assistants for the award.

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