Grad Students Host Anti-Racist Teach-In During Ben Shapiro Event
News from University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
“As conservative commentator Ben Shapiro’s presence on campus Feb. 26 was met by protesters in St. Paul, about 40 people gathered on the West Bank at the University of Minnesota to hear presentations and discuss ideas opposing Shapiro’s view.
“The event, called ‘White Supremacy in the Age of Trump: An Anti-Racist Teach-In,’ sold out its 104-person venue a week ago. It featured about 30 minutes of presentations, while the rest was dialogue and discussion. ”
Students Gather To Celebrate Life Of Kenzie Krogh
News from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
“Friends and members of the Northwestern community gathered Thursday (March 1) to honor and celebrate the life of Kenzie Krogh. Some of Krogh’s closest friends said they organized the memorial service to share stories and carry on her memory. They stressed her selfless compassion, saying that she would often put others’ well-being ahead of her own.
“Krogh, 20, a research assistant at at NU’s Relationships and Motivation Lab and teaching assistant at the Kellogg School of Management, died Sunday morning after being taken to Saint Francis Hospital by her friends the day before. The Evanston Police Department’s investigation into her death could take several more weeks, though Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said no foul play is suspected.
“Students, staff and other community members filled the Guild Lounge in Scott Hall for the memorial, prompting staff to lay out additional chairs. Krogh’s friends said they appreciated the turnout.”
Loved Ones Remember Kenzie Krogh As Selfless Friend, Resilient Student
“Not long before her 21st birthday, Carlie Cope was window shopping at a stationery and gift shop with Kenzie Krogh, one of her closest friends.
“’She remembered every single thing that I pointed out, went back, bought it for me and gifted it to me for my birthday,’ Cope said. ‘It was the most generous, thoughtful gift. And that wasn’t a one-time thing — that’s just who she was.’
“Cope, a Weinberg junior, described Krogh as a selfless friend who ‘remembered little things about everybody.’”
Six Michigan Ross Students Named Among World’s 100 Most Inspiring MBAs
News from University of Michigan Ross School of Business
“Six Michigan Ross students were recently named among the world’s 100 Most Inspiring MBAs, joining a select list of elite students from business schools around the world.
“Second-year Full-Time MBA students Daryl Brown, Krystal (Kae) Bradford, Miguel Corral, Brittany Thomas, and Matilda Narulita, along with Sanmeet Jasuja, MBA/MS ‘18, were selected from a long list of more than 2,000 applicants by the MBA World Summit.
“The six Ross MBAs will travel to Cape Town, South Africa this March to participate in the MBA World Summit. According to the organizers, the summit is a yearly gathering of the world’s best MBA talent focused on ‘nurturing a collaborative culture, facilitating high-impact exchange, and championing interdisciplinary approaches to global business and societal problems.’”
Teaching Online Sharpens Instruction In The Classroom
“Allan Filipowicz, clinical professor of management and organizations at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, recently faced a seemingly impossible task: Teach three days of material in just one day.
“Cultural and language barriers made time even tighter. He usually taught the material, on the psychology of leadership, to MBA students in their late 20s who were native English speakers. This particular class was for Middle Eastern senior executives in their 50s for whom English was a second language.”
This Club Means Business
News from NYU Stern School of Business
“Don’t let the name fool you — NYU’s Stern Rugby Football Club isn’t just limited to students studying at the prestigious business school. It serves as a unique athletic community for a breadth of NYU undergraduate and graduate students.
“Since it was founded in 1996 by a block of business students, the club’s mission has been simple: foster a social community for NYU students by providing the opportunity to learn and play a sport popular in the United States and around the world.
“Master of Business Administration candidacy nor experience are required to secure a spot oon the pitch. The club is non-exclusive and welcomes students from all athletic backgrounds and schools within the NYU network. The current team is an eclectic mix of undergraduate and graduate students who represent NYU’s School of Law, the Stern School of Business, Langone Health, the College of Arts and Science, the Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.”