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    Purdue Partners with Digital Envoy for ‘Data for Impact’ Program

    Digital Envoy, a pioneer of IP intelligence and high-quality consent-based location data, is partnering with the Purdue University School of Management for its data for good program, Data for Impact, on research examining how retail crime impacts consumer demand and how accessibility to public transportation can be improved.

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  • IBE Students Team with Industrial Design Students for Innovation Hackathon
    The Integrated Business and Engineering (IBE) program at Purdue’s School of Management recently partnered with the Industrial Design (ID) program from the College of Liberal Arts to host an IBE + ID Innovation Hackathon at the Shively Club in Ross-Ade Stadium.
  • Purdue Expert: Workplace Health
    Ellen Ernst Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Distinguished Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. In this video, she goes over the newly released Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health & Well-Being.
  • Purdue Undergraduates Face Off in Case Competition
    A cross-disciplinary team of students recently took home the top prize in the Purdue Business Case Competition, which was open to all full-time undergraduates on the West Lafayette Campus.
  • Purdue Team Bests IU in Annual Case Competition
    A team of four undergraduates took home the top prize of $1,200 in an annual case competition between Purdue’s School of Management and Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
  • Purdue Expert: Minor Leaguers Join Players Union
    James Dworkin is a professor of management at Purdue University. In this video, Dworkin explains what the unionization of minor league players means for the sport and what led to this moment.
  • Purdue Expert: Baby Formula Progress
    Amy David is a clinical associate professor of supply chain management in the School of Management at Purdue University. In this video, she explains how the baby formula shortage has progressed, where caretakers should be looking for formula and what steps can be taken to prevent a shortage in the future.
  • Purdue Expert: Bullying
    Miguel Sarzosa is an assistant professor of economics in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. In this video, he explains that childhood bullying occurs at a consistent rate around the world and has a measurable negative impact on skill development.
  • Purdue Expert: NFTs Explained
    Cathy Zhang is an associate professor of economics in the Purdue University Krannert School of Management. In this video, she explains what non-fungible tokens (NFT’s) are and their applications.
  • Case Competition Challenges Students to Apply their Classroom Knowledge
    A 2018 alumna has circled back to the School of Management to again participate in a case competition — this time as CEO of her own startup, presenting a case to current students.
  • Purdue Expert: Cryptocurrency
    Cathy Zhang is an associate professor of economics in the Purdue University Krannert School of Management. She explains that forms of payment are becoming increasingly digitized, with cryptocurrency being one alternative.
  • Better Way to Detect Employment Discrimination, Employer Preferences
    Colin D. Sullivan, an assistant professor of economics at Purdue, and his coauthors Judd B. Kessler and Corinne Low, have developed an entirely new technique to study employer preferences and detect discrimination.
  • Ahead of the Curve: Krannert's career development program recognized for its innovation
    The Krannert School of Management’s career preparation program CareerBound has been recognized – again – for its innovative approach to professional development for college students.
  • Krannert’s Dean V. White Real Estate Finance Program Welcomes New Director
    Mike Eriksen, the incoming director of the new Dean V. White Real Estate Finance Program at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, is anxious to share his passion with students. “One of my strengths is getting people excited about real estate,” he says. “I really enjoy working with students, introducing them to the field, and seeing their successes.”
  • Krannert’s New Dean of Undergraduate Education Builds on Momentum
    As she settles in as Krannert’s new associate dean of undergraduate programs, economics professor Kelly Blanchard is looking forward to continuing the work of her predecessor, Charlene Sullivan, who retired in 2022 following 44 years on the faculty.
  • All Electric Cars by 2035? Is it Possible?
    With gas prices soaring, some drivers and companies may be turning to electric vehicles for refuge. General Motors plans to phase out making gas cars by 2035. “This was happening before this war and this crisis,” said Ananth Iyer, senior associate dean in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. “How do we bring the community along? You look at the price of a fully battery operated vehicle, and it’s pretty steep compared to the regular car.”
  • Purdue Researchers Led by Krannert’s Pengyi Shi Receive Shah Lab’s 2022 Seed Grant Award
    Purdue University researchers Pengyi Shi, an associate professor of management, Nan Kong, a professor of biomedical engineering, and Omolola A. Adeoye-Olatunde, an assistant professor of pharmacy practice, were recently selected to receive the Shah Family Global Innovation Lab’s 2022 Seed Grant Award for their proposal to co-develop a digital solution and decision support system addressing the youth substance abuse crisis in Aru, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
  • Purdue Economist Weighs in on Fuel Prices
    News 18 spoke with a Purdue University economics professor about the high gas prices that don't seem to be letting up anytime soon. Purdue University Economics Professor Kelly Blanchard said one cause of the rising fuel prices across the country could be the ongoing pandemic.
  • Purdue Undergrads Take Second Place at UT Austin’s National Women’s Competition
    This spring, a Krannert undergraduate team placed second at the 2022 National Women’s Case Competition. The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business hosted the program in collaboration with the Women in Business Association. Apple sponsored the case experience, which encouraged students to utilize their strategic thinking skills to solve a simulated real-world business problem that Apple faces daily.
  • Purdue’s School of Management launches Dean V. White Real Estate Finance Program
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s School of Management formally announced the Dean V. White Real Estate Finance Program on Friday (April 22) at its 2022 Krannert Alumni Awards Celebration Dinner. The new program, named in memory of the late Indiana entrepreneur in recognition of a $20.8 million pledge from the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation, was approved on April 8 by Purdue trustees. The gift is the largest monetary contribution ever made to the School of Management.
  • Krannert Teams Take the Top Three Spots in Business Analytics Poster Competition
    Teams of students from the Krannert School of Management’s MS in Business Analytics and Information Management (MSBAIM) program swept the field in the student poster competition at the INFORMS Business Analytics conference on April 3-5, 2022, in Houston, Texas. SAS sponsored an award of $1,000 for the top student poster, and certificates were awarded for the second- and third-place student posters.
  • Purdue Economic Education Program Celebrates Entrepreneurial Efforts of Indiana Students
    Students from Indiana elementary and middle schools demonstrated how they have learned to harness economic skills and innovation to create a successful business at the annual Dennis J. Weidenaar Classroom Business Enterprise (CBE) Showcase at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on April 13.
  • 14 Krannert Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors
    A total of 14 Purdue Krannert student-athletes have received Academic All-Big Ten honors for their academic excellence during winter 2021-22. This is part of the University's total of 68 Boilermakers recognized for excelling in the classroom.
  • Innovating our Curriculum
    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management is dedicated to innovating curriculum to stay relevant, launching three new undergraduate majors in two years.
  • Neighbors' Decisions – and Race – Matter for Mortgage Refinancing
    Properly refinancing a mortgage can lead to lower mortgage payments and better interest rates. The decision to refinance is ultimately up to the homeowner. However, new research shows that these refinancing decisions are influenced by one’s neighbors, especially if they belong to the same racial group.
  • Evolving with the Industry
    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has solidified its commitment to evolve with industry needs by launching new undergraduate majors, most notably the Integrated Business and Engineering (IBE) BS degree program. The program was created to prepare students to tackle industries’ largest issues, from clean energy to pandemic disease response, says David Hummels, Krannert’s Dr. Samuel R. Allen Dean.
  • Preparing Students for Careers
    Doubling down on its promise to best prepare undergraduates for their futures, Krannert created CareerBound. Housed in the Krannert Professional Development Center (KPDC), the program was rolled out in fall 2021 after a successful pilot in 2020, and signals a heightened commitment to aligning the skills Krannert students learn during their undergraduate years with the skills employers are looking for in new hires.
  • Krannert’s Marketing Team Awarded Gold, Judge’s Choice from American Advertising Federation
    The Krannert School of Management’s marketing and recruitment efforts have been recognized by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), which honored the school with eight North Central Indiana region 2022 awards.
  • Why Private Market Returns May Be Far Greater Than They Seem on Paper
    Institutional investors have access to industry-level information through their private equity investments that often informs their investment decisions in the public markets, according to a paper from researchers at Purdue University and Illinois State University.
  • GSCMI Conference Speakers Share Insights on Managing Supply Chain Disruption
    More than 120 people attended the virtual conference on Feb. 18, gaining insight from nine industry leaders and experts on the topic of “Managing Supply Chain Disruption.”
  • Krannert conference addresses supply chain disruptions
    Purdue University’s Global Supply Chain Management Initiative (GSCMI) will host a virtual conference on February 18 titled “Managing Supply Chain Disruption.” The conference, which runs from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Zoom, is free and open to the public, but registration is required for industry and faculty participants as well as students. The conference will offer best practice solutions used by industry leaders to mitigate the consumer impact of disruptions to their global supply chains.
  • Purdue's Krannert School selected as finalist for 2022 UPS George D. Smith Prize
    INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences, has selected Purdue University's Krannert School of Management as one of three finalists for the 2022 UPS George D. Smith Prize, which recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of operations research and analytics.
  • Economics PhD student wins international prize
    Xuewen Yu, a PhD student in economics at the Krannert School of Management, received the 2021 Denis Sargan Econometrics Prize, awarded by The Econometrics Journal for the best (unsolicited) article published in the journal by anyone who is within five years of receiving their doctorate. Yu co-authored the paper “General forecast averaging in autoregressions with a near unit root” with Professor Mohitosh Kejriwal. Yu will be presented his award at the start of the virtual 2022 Royal Economic Society Conference in April.
  • Risk Management Streamlines Import Inspections
    New faculty research finds implementing IT risk management strategies can streamline the import inspection process.
  • You Can Redraw Work Boundaries This Year—and Make Them Stick
    As big U.S. banks, corporations and tech startups encourage workers to shut off email and unplug to curb resignations, WSJ looks at how “right to unplug” measures have affected productivity at companies in Europe.
  • Krannert professor ranks first in finance research citations
    A recent paper from researchers at the University of Oxford and the University of Technology Sydney has ranked Krannert professor Mara Faccio, Duke Realty Chair in Finance, as the No. 1 cited female scientist in academic finance.
  • Voice of the Boilermakers Tim Newton named 2021 Indiana Sportscaster of the Year
    Tim Newton, the voice of Purdue Football and Purdue Women's Basketball, has been named the 2021 Indiana Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association (NSMA). As the top sportscaster in the state, Newton becomes the first Purdue broadcaster to earn the award since Joe McConnell in 2000.
  • Krannert’s Online MBA and MS in Business Analytics programs graduate their first cohorts of students
    Among the 729 master’s students to earn Purdue degrees this winter were members of the Krannert School of Management’s inaugural Online MBA and Online MS in Business Analytics program cohorts. Averaging 33 years of age with nine years of work experience, the 15 new graduates are already making the next giant leap in their careers.
  • Professional development and master’s programs available to Purdue employees at reduced rates
    Are you ready to take the next giant leap in your Purdue career? The Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business offers four professional development programs, four MBA programs, and four online master’s programs that you can complete while continuing your full-time employment at the University.
  • Purdue HR degree adds flexibility and experiential opportunities with greater affordability
    The residential master’s degree offering for human resource management at Purdue University is undergoing a transformation to both increase its experiential opportunities and its accessibility to students.
  • Marketing case competition delivers insights using data visualization tools
    Three students in the Krannert School of Management’s MS in Marketing program took home the top prizes in December’s Marketing Insights Case Competition, which was judged by alumni working in the field.
  • VITA program to offer free tax services to qualifying individuals
    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management is partnering with the United Way of Greater Lafayette to once again offer tax services to anyone with a household income of $66,000 or less per year — including domestic and international students and community members — to prepare and file their taxes for free.