The creator of hardware accelerator Make in LA, 2002 Washington University alum Shaun Arora, talks about how his wildly varied life experiences informed his entrepreneurship.
A Q&A with Washington University alum Jacob Zax, founder of Edify. The seven-person Denver company dedicated to making music education more accessible, creative, and fun for kids.
A Q&A with School of Engineering & Applied Science alumnus Gaurav Garg, a founding partner at Wing Venture Capital and 2014 Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist of the Year.
Inside the entrepreneurial mind of Lindsay Hirsch, a 2011 graduate of Washington University. A year later, she moved to one of China’s top manufacturing cities and developed the international company Wish Upon A Product.
Mahendra R. Gupta, PhD, dean and the Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Professor of Accounting and Management at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, will conclude his deanship June 30, 2016.
We take for granted that when we turn on a faucet in our homes or businesses that clean, fresh, drinkable water will be available in a seemingly endless supply. But in the last several years, clean water has become almost a luxury in parts of the U.S. due to drought and changes in climate, while […]
As the new year approaches, many plan to make self-improvement resolutions. New research led by Hengchen Dai, PhD, assistant professor at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, shows extra motivation is all in the timing, and desire to get away from one’s past, imperfect self.
Joseph Goodman, PhD, associate professor of marketing at Olin Business School and Sarah Lim, doctoral student at Cornell University, say consumers tend to underestimate the experiential gift-giving advantage because they’re afraid they don’t know a person well enough to choose a more personal, preference-driven option.
What happens when seasoned travelers sign up for, but don’t receive, customer loyalty rewards? New research from Cynthia Cryder, PhD, assistant professor of marketing at Olin Business School, shows the fiercest road warriors might be the most likely to turn on their favorite firms when they don’t achieve those all-important incentive goals.
It’s a response made all too often by politicians in the wake of a mass shooting or violent act of terrorism: Keeping all in “thoughts and prayers.” This week, in the wake of the Dec. 2 shooting incident in San Bernardino, Calif., that sentiment seemed to reached a breaking point and shed light on the wide political and rhetorical chasm dividing the country, said John Inazu, JD, an expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis.