Tag: Olin in the news

Knowledge @ Wharton reports on a paper by Olin’s Mark Leary, John Graham of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and Wharton finance professor Michael Roberts, “How Does Government Borrowing Affect Corporate Financing and Investment?”.  The authors use a century of corporate data to track the effects of government bond sales on corporate policies and behavior.

The Skandalaris Center’s First Friday Skills Session and IdeaBounce® will be held Friday, March 6 in the Mallinckrodt Multipurpose Room starting at 1:30 p.m.

Here’s the agenda:
1:30 p.m.  Registration
2 p.m.       Skills Session
3:30 – 4 p.m.   Break
4 p.m.      IdeaBounce®
5  p.m.    Reception

Register  to attend at: ideabounce.com and click on the “events” tab.

The Skills Session topic is “Putting it all together:  Financial projections” is a practical, hands-on training workshops with Managing Director Emre Toker. You may view past workshops on our YouTube page.  Save the date for the final workshop in the series, on Friday, April 3 on the follow-up topic “Putting it all together, The narrative.”

Judges for this week’s IdeaBounce® represent diverse industries and areas of expertise:
Lorien Carter, Assistant Professor of Practice, George Warren Brown School of Social Work,
Leslie McIntosh, Interim Chair, Center for Biomedical Informatics, WUSTL Medical School
Chad Murray, owner of Frontier Property Management
Tom Smith, Co-owner at Special Solutions
Erin Steinbruegge, Chief Operating Officer at CrowdSource

The importance of summer internships for MBA students is the focus of a U.S. News article, “Develop Skills in Classes, Clubs for an MBA Internship,” that taps Olin’s Mark Brostoff for some his expertise on how to prepare for an internship. Brostoff is the director of the Weston Career Center that works with all Olin students on career planning and preparedness.

Wondering who that bespectacled bass player wearing leather pants, army boots, and a Ramones T-shirt was in the band at the recent student production of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”? It was none other than Wash U’s multi-talented Provost, Holden Thorp, who is profiled in Raleigh, N.C.’s The News & Observer.

The cast of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Photos by Jonathan R. White Photography

The cast of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Photos by Jonathan R. White Photography

Cliff Holekamp, senior lecturer in entrepreneurship, was a guest on the Nine Network’s public television program Stay Tuned on Nov. 20 along with Ed Domain of Techli.com, Travis Sheridan of Venture Cafe, journalists, and entrepreneurs including Tom Cohen co-founder of Nanopore Diagnostics (winner of this week’s StartUp Connection, the 2014 Olin Cup and Arch Grants). Watch the discussion about the thriving startup ecosystem in St. Louis here.