Johnson Brothers $1M gift will support underrepresented Minnesota students at Carlson School
For her many contributions to the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, community organizations, and more, Dean Sri Zaheer is the 2021 Career Achievement honoree for the annual Women in Business awards from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ).
For her “significant contributions to the science and practice of management,” Professor Connie Wanberg has been named a Fellow by the Academy of Management (AOM).
Throughout the state of Minnesota, one out of nine residents is living under the stress of hunger. There are resources in place to help those in need, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but many of those programs go underused. In order to help bridge that gap, Second Harvest Heartland, a Twin Cities-based food bank, partnered with the Carlson School on an experiential learning project that tasked undergraduate students with developing a model to help the organization better understand where in the state these resources go underutilized.
Researchers in the Carlson School’s Information & Decision Sciences department are looking into aspects of social media to crowdfunding: where they form, how they work, and what impact they have on our lives.
During our recent AACSB Continuous Improvement Review, we pulled together just some of the many examples of faculty members who have tackled some of society’s most pressing issues. In doing so, we decided to share those as part of this issue of Discovery at Carlson. Some you may remember, while others may be new. All are impactful.
Carlson School faculty members received national recognition from a variety of associations during the past academic year for their contributions to their respective disciplines.
There are many factors as to why the gap persists. One that’s been overlooked? The impact of beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions, according to research by Carlson School Assistant Professor Elizabeth Campbell and Traci Sitzmann, associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver.
That Prada handbag you just ordered online may change the way you behave in certain situations, according to new research from the Carlson School. Professors Vladas Griskevicius and Deborah Roedder John, along with Professor Yajin Wang, a former Carlson School PhD student, explored how owning luxury products can affect people’s both psychology and behavior
Over the last several years, a growing number of states and municipalities have banned companies from making any inquiries into a job candidate’s salary history. Those moves have served as a catalyst for new research from Carlson School Assistant Professor Moshe Barach that explores how salary history affects the hiring process.
To support underrepresented Minnesota students with financial need at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities’ Carlson School of Management, St. Paul-based Johnson Brothers is endowing a $1M scholarship.
Supply chains are complex. For public health clinics in developing countries, the complexities can have profound effects on people’s well-being. What happens, for instance, if a clinic runs out of an essential item, such as antiretrovirals or antimalarials?
When the COVID-19 pandemic erupted last year, the federal government sought to mitigate the effects of the economic downturn through the Paycheck Protection Program and stimulus payments to individuals. A decade earlier, during the financial crisis of 2008-2009, programs were established that allowed government to lend to cash-strapped businesses. But do such programs work?