March 2, 2021U.S. COVID vaccine supply to be boosted by Merck helping make J&J vaccine
IT, Analytics and Operations professor Kaitlin Wowak was quoted by Market Watch in a piece about pharma company Merck aiding rival Johnson & Johnson with vaccine production.
March 2, 2021Joe Biden vows vaccines for all adults by end of May; Texas, Mississippi defy health officials, end mask mandates: Live COVID-19 updates
"You don’t often see such fierce competitors partner to increase production capacity of pharmaceutical products," said Kaitlin Wowak, assistant professor of IT, Analytics and Operations in a USA Today article about Merck assisting with the production of Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine.
February 22, 2021Annual Mendoza, Deloitte Center Ethics Week focuses on empathy
The Observer covered the 24th annual Ethics Week presentations and discussions that focused on this year’s theme: Beginning with Empathy: Listening and Learning from Others.
February 22, 2021Emerging technologies pose ethical quandaries. Where does IT leadership fit in?
"Aligning business values with vendor relationships is a "long-standing issue that companies have to grapple with when they decide who they're going to do business with," according to Kirsten Martin, professor of technology ethics at the University of Notre Dame's William P. and Hazel B. White Center.
February 19, 2021How the “dumbest theory” works that can lead you to make wrong financial decisions (and what it has to do with bubbles)
"Almost everyone points to the stock markets to signal the existence of a bubble. I am not convinced that this is true," Jason Reed, professor in the Department of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, tells BBC World.
February 18, 2021Study: Increased internet access improves achievement, district finances
K-12 Dive covered research by marketing professor Yixing Chen that found a correlation between increased internet access spending in school districts and improvements in academic performance — as well as potential disciplinary consequences.
February 15, 2021Postmaster general’s new plan for USPS is said to include slower mail and higher prices
“If suddenly some of your best customers quit putting things in the mail,” said management professor James O’Rourke, a professor of management at University of Notre Dame in a Washington Post piece, “or they decide they can do it faster, better, cheaper another way, then the post office has this huge infrastructure and the demand is not supporting all of it.”
February 15, 2021Ethical reset: A sustainable recovery
As a global crisis unfolds in real-time, how can b-schools help advance sustainable business practices? Notre Dame management professor Jessica McManus Warnell explores the roles b-schools play in equipping future leaders while also producing research for decision-makers and convening conversations among diverse stakeholders that can shape our collective responses.
February 13, 2021Speed of some mail delivery would decrease under proposal
Management professor James O'Rourke was interviewed by NBC News about USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's new strategic plan that includes higher postage rates and the elimination of a first-class tier of mail
February 8, 2021Researchers develop novel method for helping people increase personal savings
Marketing professor Emily Garbinsky and her co-researchers created something they termed a “superfluous-spender intervention” that influenced people to believe they were not saving as well as they believed.