Mendoza School of Business


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    Entrepreneurial resourcefulness offers hope in crisis

    When large-scale catastrophic events occur, entrepreneurs are key to rebuilding a country’s future according to research from Dean Shepherd, the Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Entrepreneurship at Mendoza College of Business.

    Ty Burke

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    Women entrepreneurs benefit from women mentors

    A study by Marketing Professor Frank Germann and his co-researchers demonstrates a clear advantage for businesswomen who work with female mentors.

    Chicago Booth Review

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    ESTEEM graduate program turns STEM majors into entrepreneurs

    ESTEEM, otherwise known as the Engineering, Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Masters Program, offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that blends business fundamentals with multiple advanced technical courses.

    The Observer

  • Insight into human trafficking

    In this podcast by Notre Dame Stories, Dean Shepherd, the Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Entrepreneurship in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business discusses his research into the organization of sex work and human trafficking in India.

    Notre Dame Stories

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    ‘Ragpickers’ of Mumbai use entrepreneurship to find meaning, study shows

    "Our study shows that even people whose lives are objectively horrible can make meaning of their situation and be satisfied. We can all learn ways to similarly look at our lives through different lenses," management professor Dean Shepherd said in a Phys.Org piece.


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    ‘Ragpickers’ of Mumbai use entrepreneurship to find meaning, study shows

    A new study from the University of Notre Dame's Dean Shepherd considers meaning-making in the face of difficult dirty work by examining the “ragpickers” in Mumbai, India.

    Shannon Roddel

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    Mission Driven

    Graduate students in Notre Dame’s Executive MBA program may have started small, but their goal of making an impact grew into reality by raising tens of thousands of dollars for a South Bend community group and veterans’ housing.

    Brendan O’Shaughnessy

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    Fair Game

    MBA alum Amy Buchan Siegfried is leading a sports-talk startup designed to get women off the sidelines.

    Danna Lorch

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    Mendoza Christmas Market

    Shop nonprofits that work with Mendoza programs to support a number of good causes this Christmas season.

    Brandi Wampler

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    More than NIL

    With their company MOGL, Mendoza alums Ayden Syal and Brandon Wimbush are striving to help brands and college athletes navigate the new world of NIL.

    Brendan O’Shaughnessy