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Notre Dame MBA wins first place in Illinois competition

Notre Dame MBA wins first place in Illinois competition

Carol Elliott

A team of University of Notre Dame MBA students took first place in the 2018 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition, besting 15 other business schools. The event, now in its 10th year, took place Feb. 8-10 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Women Lead: Kristen Collett-Schmitt

Women Lead: Kristen Collett-Schmitt

Carol Elliott

Kristen Collett-Schmitt, an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Finance, was featured in the University of Notre Dame's Women Lead feature for International Women's Day.

“I’ve had three defining experiences in my life,” says Collett-Schmitt. “Growing up, I was very fortunate. Everything seemed to always work out. But it was those three moments when things didn’t work out, where I realized I had to make a choice — to just give up, or make something happen.”

Here's your class assignment: Get involved

Carol Elliott

Chris Stevens' Principles of Management students practice the mission of Mendoza by helping nonprofit organizations, local businesses and other causes. Their current projects include the Logan Center and a 15-year-old victim of the Parkland school shooting.

New name and space for Center for Career Development

New name and space for Center for Career Development

Gwen O'Brien

By Marci Mullaney, Center for Career Development

 

The new center can be found in the Duncan Student Center.

Designed to enhance student life by bringing a variety of resources under one roof, the new Duncan Student Center houses the Office of Residential Life, Graduate Student Life, RecSports, Student Media and the new Center for Career Development.…

Mendoza alumnus opens restaurant in Duncan Student Center

Mendoza alumnus opens restaurant in Duncan Student Center

The South Bend Tribune

Rob McColgan, a 2002 Mendoza College of Business graduate, and his business partner Anthony Pigliacampo won the McCloskey Business Plan Competition in 2009 and opened their restaurant, Modern Market.

Last month, the chain debuted inside Notre Dame’s new Duncan Student Center. This is Modern Market’s first campus location.

Speaker examines connection between service, passion in business

The Observer

Mendoza College of Business alumnus Bob Burke spoke at an Ethics Week event on Feb. 12 (Monday) in the Stayer Center. Shortly after graduating in 1994 and taking a job as a business analyst for Arthur Andersen, he founded a nonprofit that provides free tax preparation assistance to low-income families. He pitched the idea as a way to help young employees at the firm develop professionally as they learned to work with a different demographic. The program, now called Ladder Up, also includes other financial programs to help people climb out of poverty and has expanded to other cities in the U.S. In Chicago alone it has provided more than $529 million in economic benefits to more than 297,000 residents. He encouraged students to take a chance and do something different and to consider taking a year and working at a nonprofit after graduation.…

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Shannon Roddell

When you hear the term “psychopath,” you probably picture Charles Manson or Jeffrey Dahmer. Psychologists, however, define it as a personality trait, and we all fall somewhere along a scale from low to high levels of psychopathy.

In the workplace, employees respond differently to abusive management styles, in part due to their varying levels of psychopathy, according to a new study from the University of Notre Dame.