Vivienne Chang and Eugenia Yoh met back in 2018 at a Washington University hotpot party hosted by the Taiwanese Students Organization. The two students soon learned, not surprisingly, they both loved the food, culture and people of Taiwan, where they both had family. They also discovered another, more unusual passion – children’s books. Their debut book, “This is Not My Home,” was released in January.
What changes and trends could we see this year? WashU experts in areas from artificial intelligence to climate to fashion share their insights.
While there are signs the economic conditions are improving, small businesses are more likely to feel the pinch of rising interest rates, a looming recession threat and persistent labor shortages in 2023, according to Olin Business School’s Peter Boumgarden.
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, a longtime, beloved professor of finance at Olin Business School, died Dec. 6, 2022, of cancer. He was 50.
With so much uncertainty, how can businesses gain a competitive edge going into the new year and beyond — better anticipating threats created by competitors, the economy, suppliers, politicians and more? One way is through the process of “war gaming,” says John Horn, a competitive strategy expert at Olin Business School.
After two years of pivot and patience, three reunion classes — the Classes of ’70, ’71 and ’72 — got together to celebrate 50th reunions at this year’s Commencement.
After a distinguished career in international banking and hospitality investing, Albert Ip, BSAMCS ’73, advocates for WashU in Hong Kong.
As founder and CEO of City Winery, a national chain of music venues that offers wine and fine dining, Michael Dorf, AB ’84, BSBA ’84, has made it his mission to provide an experience that will “indulge the senses.”
As the new adviser at the Washington University Office of Military & Veteran Services, Beverly Wagner is eager to help Washington University’s veterans, active-duty and Reserve and National Guard service members, as well as dependents and survivors, maximize their WashU experience.
If changes at Twitter conflict with businesses’ values, it’s time for companies to re-evaluate use of the social media platform, said Olin Business School marketing expert Michael Wall.
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