Alumni News

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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National Volunteer Month - MBA Admissions Ambassadors

Thu, 04/26/2018

There are a variety of ways in which Carlson School alumni and friends play a direct role in molding tomorrow’s business leaders through volunteerism. This National Volunteer Month, the Carlson School...

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Fulfilling a Yearning for Learning

Fri, 03/02/2018

Even late in his career, Chris Peterson realized an ambition by earning his Master of Science in Supply Chain Management.

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Out to Change the Way We Work

Fri, 02/02/2018

Alumnus Brendon Schrader created Antenna to deliver a new way to work and help people do work they love.

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In a Prime Position

Mon, 10/16/2017

Sure, he would come up to Seattle and talk. It was Amazon, after all. But Dan Jedda, ’99 MBA, was not interested in leaving Orange County and his current employer. The Minnesota-born-and-raised finan...

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A Pursuit of Persistence

Tue, 08/15/2017

Pat Smith, ’17 MA-HRIR, has pushed past setbacks to earn a chance at a Greco-Roman wrestling world championship.

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