Mendoza School of Business


  • John Affleck-Graves
    April 14, 2019
    John Affleck-Graves to be Mendoza graduate commencement speaker

    John Affleck-Graves, executive vice president of the University of Notre Dame, will serve as the keynote speaker for the Mendoza College of Business 2019 Graduate Commencement and Diploma Ceremony. The event takes place at 10 a.m. on May 18 (Saturday) in the Joyce Center Purcell Pavilion.

    Carol Elliott

  • April 5, 2019
    Google It: Bringing Big Data To The Classroom

    With sleek glasses, dark shoulder-length hair and a charming demeanor, Kevin Hartman looks and acts the part of an innovative practitioner in the world of business analytics and big data. While his job centers around numbers and data, he sees his work as an art form just as much as it is a science. This perspective has also helped him become a relatable and impactful Notre Dame professor.

    Andrew Mentock

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    April 3, 2019
    New minor emphasizes interdisciplinary aspect of real estate

    The Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate recently launched an interdisciplinary minor in real estate, which is open to all undergraduate students. “The minor is 15 credits, with an introductory course, three electives of three credits each in a variety of different areas … and the last three credits of the minor are these industry engaging colloquia,” Eugenio Acosta, program director of the Institute for Real Estate, said.

    The Observer

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    March 30, 2019
    ND student startup to compete in elite Rice Business Plan

    An Innovation Park-startup founded by four University of Notre Dame undergraduate students was selected to compete in the 19th annual Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC), considered the world’s richest and largest student startup competitions. The event, set for April 4-6, features 42 teams from some of the world’s top universities vying for more than $1.5 million in prizes.

    Carol Elliott

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    March 29, 2019
    The IDEA Center and IDEA Week: What’s the big idea?

    IDEA Week raises awareness of the IDEA Center and what kind of work they do, and it exhibits the University's goal that Notre Dame will continue to grow as a tier-one research university, becoming known for innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Gwen O'Brien

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    March 28, 2019
    Notre Dame graduate business students take top prizes in case-writing competition

    Two teams of University of Notre Dame graduate business students took top prizes in the Arthur W. Page Society Case-Writing Competition in Corporate Communications, an event judged by some of the top communication officers and academics. The annual competition is designed to promote the practical applications of corporate communications as a critical management function. Participants submit a case study of an event that had implication for the organization’s public relations, particularly in the area of reputation management.

    Carol Elliott

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    March 24, 2019
    Poets & Quants list of best and brightest business majors Of 2019

    Niko Stjepan Martinovic (FIN '19) and Emma Wernecke (ITM '19) were named to Poets & Quants list of the best and brightest undergraduate business majors in the class of 2019.

    Poets & Quants

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    March 22, 2019
    First annual ‘Women’s Investing Summit’ promotes diversity

    Notre Dame hosted the inaugural Women’s Investing Summit (WIS) on Friday, March 22. The event featured a wide variety of female keynote speakers and panels throughout the day. Erin Bellissimo, managing director of the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing (NDIGI), said the summit aims to highlight the diversity that exists in the business industry, and to show students — both women and men — that they too can work in the industry.

    The Observer

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    March 22, 2019
    Finance Prof Wins Notre Dame Mendoza Deanship

    The University of Notre Dame has a new business school dean — and he’s the same as the current dean. University President Rev. John I. Jenkins has named Cremers the Martin J. Gillen Dean of Mendoza, effective July 1, exactly one calendar year since Cremers assumed the office in the wake of the departure of Dean Roger Huang.

    Poets & Quants

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    March 21, 2019
    College of Business introduces Mendoza SMART to assist students in discernment process

    The app presents students with challenges such as attending lectures, meeting with professors, updating LinkedIn profiles and engaging with student organizations. Upon completing these challenges, students receive points, which can later be redeemed for prizes. Alison Levey, Mendoza’s associate director for advising services, said she hopes Mendoza SMART will encourage students to explore other disciplines within the college so that they enter fulfilling work after graduation.

    The Observer