Dean's Blog

Three Figures that Speak Volumes

Thursday, November 12, 2015

These are the respective placement rates of our Full-Time MBA, Undergraduate, and MSBA Programs at 90 days after graduation. 

These three figures also speak volumes to the quality of…

Starting the School Year with Startups

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Entrepreneurs are vital to our economic development so I can think of no better way to start our school year than by shining the light on startups.

New Grads and Seasoned Alumni Imagine the Future of Business at Commencement

Friday, May 29, 2015



"Golden Gopher humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less."

Carlson Alums Changing the East

Thursday, April 2, 2015

From accompanying President Kaler on his China 100 tour last year, to meeting alumni, to teaching in our CHEMBA program, I’ve had the good fortune to regularly visit China for the past 12 years.…

Amazing Students, On and Off the Playing Field

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Carlson School truly has amazing students. But they’re not simply students. These talented young adults are also leading clubs and organizations, founding businesses and nonprofits, and…

Alumni Who Have Made a Difference to Our Students

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Walk through our buildings and you’ll see the names of numerous alumni adorning the walls and classrooms. While these people and their connection to the school might be well…

A Partnership that is Music to My Ears

Friday, December 19, 2014

As much as I enjoy listening to students from the School of Music filling our atrium with their beautiful carols, it’s the partnership that has developed between the two schools that …

Proud Parents, Proud Dean

Thursday, December 4, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of spending time with our students’ parents at the annual Undergraduate Parents Winter Social. It was such a treat to get to know the people who were…

A Record-Setting Give to the Max Day

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Cultivating Research with Impact

Tuesday, September 23, 2014