An online vanguard

An online vanguard

Jason Kint, BSBA ’96, is CEO of Digital Content Next, a nonprofit trade organization for digital media companies. He got his start in digital media working on the homepage of the WashU website.
In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

Riots that resulted in anywhere from 10 to 1,000-plus deaths in their hometowns ultimately influenced lending decisions among hundreds of loan managers in India — and the effect endured for decades, reveals a new study involving Washington University in St. Louis. The research shows a country’s ethnic fissures can create crevasses in its road to economic progress.

Parks honored by Madagascar government

Judi McLean Parks, of Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, was honored with a certificate of appreciation from the government of Madagascar for her contributions to the development of the Mahabo region, where she has worked with students for more than a decade.

Villhard becomes Olin’s academic entrepreneurship director

Serial startup founder and Olin Business School alumnus Doug Villhard has been named academic director for entrepreneurship at the business school. He takes over the role held by Cliff Holekamp, who stepped down in June.