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Do successful leaders produce more successful leaders?

Assistant management professor Craig Crossland studied the NFL to determine if the so-called “acolyte effect” that makes protégés of successful head coaches successful in turn is real. 

Cancer treatment system wins Notre Dame’s 2016 McCloskey Business Plan Competition

Certus Therapeutics won the grand prize of the 16th Annual McCloskey Business Plan Competition, which is organized by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship. All told, more than $300,000 in cash and in-kind prizes were awarded during the competition's final event on April 15.

Mendoza ranks No. 2 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 survey of undergraduate business programs

In Businessweek's just-released survey, Mendoza's undergraduate program ranked second out of 114 schools nationwide. 

Notre Dame student's Boston Marathon run is personal now

Mendoza MBA student Elizabeth Sadler runs in honor of her late father and to raise money for cancer research.

CEO confronts gender in global consumer economy

Bridget Brennan, CEO of Female Factor, discussed “Top Trends in Marketing and Selling to Women” at Mendoza.

New anti-inversion rules should reduce but not eliminate incentives to invert

“If policymakers are serious about stopping inversion, the preferable long-term solution would be to end U.S. taxation of foreign earnings or lower the U.S. corporate income tax rate,” says Jim Seida, accounting associate professor.

Report finds racial bias in the bond market against historically black colleges and universities

NPR Marketplace highlights research by finance Associate Professor Pengjie Gao.

Why CEOs Matter Even More Than They Used To

A recent study, coauthored by management professor Craig Crossland, shows an increasing stock market response when a CEO dies unexpectedly.

The Cost of Being an HBCU

Historically black colleges must pay more to issue bonds than institutions of comparable financial strength, according to study coauthored by finance professor Pengjie Gao.

College student program opposes payday lending

South Bend Tribune story highlights JIFFI, a nonprofit that offers low-interest loans, and the Mendoza students who operate it.

Meet Ad Age's 2016 40 Under 40

George Felix (MIS '02) is KFC's marketing director for branded communications.

Value Added: On way to restaurant business, a diversion to a food truck factory

Many of Eduardo Bocock's (ACCT '95) customers are immigrants hoping for their version of the American dream.

Opinion: We’re increasingly obsessed with the rock-star CEO

MarketWatch cites research by management professor Craig Crossland in article about investors' faith in a single "great leader."

It’s Time for Investors to Re-Learn the Lost Art of Reading

A young investment manager is on a quest to read the annual letters of 3,000 companies — a rare feat for most investors, according to Mendoza finance professor Timothy Loughran. 

HealthSouth whistleblower Weston Smith to speak at Notre Dame

Smith, former HealthSouth CFO who served 27 months in prison for his role in the $2.7 billion fraud, will deliver a broader message about why ethics pays during his April 11 talk.

ND Business plan competition finals, venture fair open to the public

The 16th Annual McCloskey Business Plan Competition finals take place April 15 at the Mendoza College of Business. The event features a wide range of startups, from new apps to medical devices.

Speaker emphasizes need for sustainable development

Keynote lecturer Archbishop Benardito Auza, the Papal Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, said the Catholic world should cultivate empathy for those who suffer acutely from climate change and the economic systems that create environmental damage.

ND names new director of executive education non-degree business programs

Robin Kistler, previously with LSU, takes over as the director of non-degree programs at the Stayer Center for Executive Education as of April 1.

MBA students produce award-winning case study

When North Korea launched a massive cyber-attack on Sony Pictures in 2014, three Notre Dame MBA students at the Mendoza College of Business knew the incident had all the makings of an extraordinary case study. Little did they know that it would go on to become an award-winning publication.

Market reactions to sudden CEO deaths highlight CEOs' importance

Their unexpected deaths reveal that CEOs have become more influential in recent decades, according to research by management professor Craig Crossland.

How an Expensive Suit Can Make You Better at Your Job

You'll feel better about yourself, and your talents, when you slap on some brand names, according to marketing professor Frank Germann.

USA Today ranks Notre Dame No. 1 for IT Management

The ranking considered 10 factors in creating a list of the top 10 colleges to earn degrees in management information systems.

WSJ editor-in-chief gives global perspective on presidential election

Baker, who gained pop culture status as a Republican debate moderator, spoke at Mendoza's Jordan Auditorium.

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Mendoza Events

MS in Finance Information Session - Downtown Chicago

Thu Apr 28, 2016
5:30PM - 7:00PM
224 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 220, Chicago, IL

Director of Degree Programs Suzanne Thoren Waller warmly invites you to join us for a reception and presentation of Notre Dame's MS in Finance Program. This is an opportunity for rising executives, managers and corporate sponsors to evaluate the unique benefits and convenience of this program.

5:30 pm CT / 6:30pm ET

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Mendoza Washington, DC Alumni Reception

Thu May 5, 2016
6:30PM - 8:30PM
101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Join fellow DC area business alumni for a cocktail mixer hosted by the Mendoza College of Business! Dean Huang invites you to join fellow alumni at the Offices of Van Scoyoc and Associates at 101 Constitution Ave. NW, overlooking the U.S. Capitol Building. Enjoy a selection of beer, wine and soda along with appetizers, and hear an update on the College from Dean Roger Huang. College of Business staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about Notre Dame. Cost is $10/person, and pre-registration is required.

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MS in Business Analytics and Finance Information Webinar - Application Q&A

Tue May 10, 2016
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Director of Degree Programs Suzanne Thoren Waller warmly invites you to join us for an online application Q&A for  Notre Dame's MS in Business Analytics adn Finance Programs. This is an opportunity to learn tips and tricks for completing your application. 

12:00pm CT / 1:00pm ET

Please Note: Roundtable attendees are eligible for $50.00 application fee waiver.

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Executive MBA Information Webinar

Wed May 11, 2016
12:00PM - 1:00PM - Online

Director of Degree Programs Suzanne Thoren Waller warmly invites you to join us for an online presentation of Notre Dame's innovative Executive MBA Program. This is an opportunity for rising executives, managers and corporate sponsors to evaluate the unique benefits and convenience of this program.

12:00pm ET / 11:00 am ET

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Mendoza Cincinnati Alumni Reception

Wed May 11, 2016
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Green Diamond Gallery

Join other Mendoza alumni at a one-of-a-kind venue, the Green Diamond Gallery in Cincinnati! Enjoy a variety of appetizers along with an open bar of beer, wine and soda, all while taking in the ambiance of one of the best private collections of baseball memorabilia in the world! There will be a business card raffle for tickets to a 2016 home football game and staff from the College of Business will also be on hand to provide an update on the College and answers any questions you may have. 

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