Images from the 2020 most-read Olin Blog posts.
Olin’s most-read blog posts for 2020

Sure, 2020 was a rough year. But let’s remember this: The staff, faculty and students at WashU Olin showed great resilience, agility and fortitude while grinding through one of the most challenging events in global history. Through it all, we documented the noteworthy alumni, program improvements, special moments and incredible people who make up the heartbeat of Olin Business School.

Here are the 10 most-read posts published this year on the Olin Blog based on pageviews accumulated since they were published.

Olin rockets up 10 spots in Financial Times MBA ranking

The rise in ranking came thanks to growth in MBA starting salaries, strong scores for career services and admirable faculty research productivity.

Poets & Quants names WashU Olin MBA as its 2019 program of the year

WashU Olin’s “new MBA experience is one of the boldest and most innovative program changes any business school has made,” the online magazine reports.

Olin mother and her son: Crisis keeps one at home, the other at Knight Center

Olin colleague Jaya Bhat started her job after the crisis began. Meanwhile, her son is among the health workers hosted on campus.

Olin alum competes in newest season of ‘Amazing Race’ for a shot at $1M

Chee Lee, BS ’04, and wife Hung Hguyen, are one among 11 teams who start today on season 32 of the hit CBS reality television competition show.

Olin Expert: COVID-19 crisis will bring ‘permanent changes’ to supply chain risk management

Olin’s Sergio Chayet foresees changes ahead, including making workers safer and strategies to guard against future massive supply chain stresses.

Olin alum’s startup redefines hiring for military vets

While the resume is the currency job seekers barter for opportunities, Jeff Gibson sees it as a barrier his firm’s technology can sweep away.

Olin introduces STEM option for full-time MBA

“This designation formally acknowledges the WashU MBA as a rigorous program, driving students to apply a data-driven mindset to business decisions.”

Olin’s faculty hiring strategy pays dividends for research, student learning

The Desk of the Dean column for October: “As pleased as I am that the strategy is working, I’m also gratified by the support it’s received from existing faculty.”

Out of a job because of COVID-19, EMBA finds support at Olin

Early in the pandemic, Carolyn Feltner, EMBA 50, wrote this for the Olin Blog: “I am one of thousands whose position was eliminated. I came home from spring break with my daughters on a Saturday night. Less than 12 hours later, I went to the office to catch up on work, only to walk into my own layoff.”

Business fundamentals for nonbusiness students

Gateway to Business will give undergraduate students and recent college and high school graduates a leg up on the competition.

What will make headlines from Olin in 2021? Don’t wait to find out: Follow us in real time on TwitterFacebookInstagram, and LinkedIn (and of course, submit to the Olin Blog). See you next year!

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