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Baseball and uncertainty: KC Royals analytics director to talk at Notre Dame

Carol Elliott

Daniel Mack, the senior director of quantitative analysis/amateur scouting for the Kansas City Royals professional baseball team, will deliver a talk, “You Always See Something New: Baseball and Uncertainty,” at the University of Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Oct. 11. The talk will take place in the Carey Auditorium located in the Hesburgh Library.…

AT&T, Sysco, Kohl’s among top companies featured in Notre Dame lecture series

Carol Elliott

Senior executives from some of the top companies shaping global trends in communications, retail, advertising, technology and entertainment are part of the 2018 Boardroom Insights Lecture Series that starts Sept. 7.

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The annual fall series, organized by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, provides students and guests with the opportunity to hear first-hand stories of leadership, personal career paths, organizational changes and other insights from leaders with deep experience in their industries.…

Founding director of Columbia University's value investing program to lead Notre Dame's Institute for Global Investing

Carol Elliott

The University of Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing (NDIGI) has named Erin Bellissimo as managing director, effective Sept. 1.

Bellissimo will be responsible for setting the strategic priorities of the Institute and managing its operations, including developing and directing curriculum and programs, mentoring students, supporting faculty research, and building and facilitating relationships among the Institute’s key constituents.  She will work in collaboration with the NDIGI’s faculty director, finance professor Shane Corwin

Award recognizes business research for the common good

Award recognizes business research for the common good

Carol Elliott

The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business recently announced its annual list of Office of the Dean Mission Awards, which honor one or more faculty members for a specific research study that contributes to the common good.

The award is in recognition of Mendoza’s mission "to build a premier Catholic business school that fosters academic excellence, professional effectiveness and personal accountability in a context that strives to be faithful to the ideals of community, human development and individual integrity."  A committee made up of the chairs from each of the College’s five academic departments — Accountancy; Finance; IT, Analytics, and Operations; Management & Organization; and Marketing — along with the associate dean for faculty and research, select research papers that advance the mission. Each award provides $1,000 in cash.

2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition Winners

2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition Winners

Nick Swisher

17 area teams were awarded more than $400,000 in cash and in-kind prizes at the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition on Friday, April 27. 

Enlighten Mobility and SecurSpace split the $50,000 McCloskey Grand Prize, which is awarded to teams founded by Notre Dame students or alumni. Figuro3D and Healthy Points split the new $50,000 Startup South Bend-Elkhart/Elevate Ventures Grand Prize, which is awarded to the top community based teams.…

Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin

Inaugural MBA contest explores business uses for the tech behind Bitcoin

Melissa Jackson

There’s more to blockchain technology than Bitcoin.

A new MBA competition hosted by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business will focus on innovative business uses for blockchain, the distributed database technology that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Teams from seven business schools will share their ideas and compete for $10,000 in prize money during the Notre Dame MBA Technology Innovation Challenge from 1 to 5 p.m. April 20 (Friday) in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium. The event, sponsored by Thomson Reuters, is open to the public.