Dean's Blog

November 20, 2014

Last week, Minnesotans celebrated philanthropy by participating in Give to the Max Day. It’s such a special day in our state and I couldn’t be more pleased with the record-setting support that was given to our state’s business school and its University. 

September 23, 2014

How can management research be better aligned to shape and influence management practice? And how can research relevance be enhanced while maintaining rigor? These are some of the questions we will be exploring when I host a forum at the first-ever Business Education Jam beginning September 30. 

September 12, 2014

Partnerships with the business community are key to the ongoing success of the Carlson School, the University, and our state’s economy. That is why it was so wonderful to see our strong relationship with Land O’Lakes honored during last Saturday’s football game. 

September 5, 2014

At commencement, our students process out into the world as graduates between our faculty. So it seems only fitting that we should kick off their journey with faculty processing between the students.

Last week, we introduced the faculty who will teach our Full-Time MBA Program's core classes with them running onto the TCF Bank Stadium field between their future students.

June 4, 2014

Since becoming dean I've often spoken about how I believe business is and should be a force for the good. It is one of the greatest creators of economic opportunity, of development, of enabling people to fulfill their goals in life. Business is about creating the new ideas of the future. It's about enabling consumers and employees and people to both improve their own quality of life and contribute to improving the quality of life of others.

April 25, 2014

I don't think you could find to find a more a more talented and engaged advisory board anywhere. They are such a tremendous asset to me as dean and to our school.


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