Alumni News

Carlson School Marks 100 Years with Twin Cities Centennial Celebration

Mon, 09/16/2019

More than 1,200 Carlson School alumni and friends gathered September 13 on the field of U.S. Bank Stadium to commemorate the school’s impact and innovation. The event allowed the Carlson School an eve...

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Rave Reviews: Jennifer Melin Miller Applied her Carlson MBA to Make Broadway History

Fri, 07/12/2019

As a co-producer of Hadestown, Jennifer Melin Miller, ’08 MBA, became a Tony-Award winner for Best Musical, one of eight awards the production took home this year.

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Itasca Project Works to Strengthen the Community

Thu, 04/18/2019

For Scott Peterson and other leaders in the Twin Cities, the Itasca Project helps address regional economic, vitality, quality of life, and prosperity for all.

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Donaldson Company CEO Tod Carpenter Makes Big Impact With Little Fuss

Thu, 04/18/2019

As the chairman, president and CEO of Twin Cities–based Donaldson Company, Tod Carpenter oversees the development of filters that are used around the globe in nearly every industry imaginable. He took...

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CGI Gives Students Opportunities to Partner with Businesses at Home and Abroad

Wed, 04/10/2019

Through CGI, companies host students at their international headquarters to get an inside look at global operations. Meanwhile, throughout the Twin Cities and abroad, students participate in learning ...

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Executive MBA Program Allows Alum to Unlock Her Full Potential

Wed, 04/10/2019

After feeling like she needed more business experience, Jessica Phillips Perez joined the Carlson Executive MBA (CEMBA) program to advance and shape her career.

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Starbucks VP Knows the Power of a Person-First Approach

Wed, 04/10/2019

Linh Peters, ’05 MBA, says her person-first approach is more than just a marketing philosophy; it’s a business practice that starts with her own employees.

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Nick Alm Tackles LGBTQ Employment Issues Around the Globe

Mon, 04/08/2019

Nick Alm co-founded Mossier Social Action and Innovation Center. The social enterprise addresses LGBTQ employment issues around the globe.

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3 with Ties to Carlson School Crowned MN Cup Division Winners

Wed, 09/26/2018

MN Cup is the largest statewide new venture competition in the country that allows entrepreneurs and emerging companies to compete for seed capital and meet investors. The free, annual competition see...

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Creating Global E-Commerce for All, Big or Small

Tue, 09/11/2018

After dreaming of going into business together as students, alumni friends Alejandro Vargas and Mahoto Harada have teamed up on Lingble.

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