Dean's Blog

July 7, 2011

In the past few days, I've received some questions regarding state funding of the Carlson School and what that might mean for our future.

July 1, 2011

Summer in Minnesota is so special, and the 4th of July weekend has always been my favorite break. Every bud in the garden looks like it is ready to explode into bloom, and the grill beckons. I plan to spend this weekend hosting our daughter and six of her friends.

June 26, 2011

Writing this from Nagoya, Japan where I am running the junior faculty consortium of the Academy of International Business (AIB), and preparing to introduce Professor James Mirrlees, the 1996 Nobel Laureate in Economics, who is addressing the consortium.

June 22, 2011

Since learning of my appointment, I've thought a lot about the role of an interim dean. Is it simply to tread water until a permanent dean is found? Is it to minimize disruption and stay the course? Are we in, to paraphrase Dr. Seuss, "the waiting place?"

June 14, 2011

The first of many posts as we begin a dialogue on what the Carlson School means to us.

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