Dong installed as Frahm Family Professor
Lingxiu Dong, a professor who studies supply chain management at Olin Business School, has been installed as the Frahm Family Professor of Supply Chain, Operations, and Technology.
Mazzeo appointed dean of Olin Business School
Michael Mazzeo, a professor of strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, will be the next dean of Olin Business School, effective Jan. 1, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
City SC is game changer for downtown St. Louis, MLS
St. Louis City SC will stand out in Major League Soccer for its gameday experience, top-of-the-line technology and commitment to sustainability, says Olin Business School sports economist Patrick Rishe. But how much of an impact will the new team have on downtown St. Louis and the economy?
This Is Not My Home is the first children’s book from Eugenia Yoh, BFA ’22, and Vivienne Chang, an economics and strategy student at Olin Business School. It’s a story of a young girl coming to grips with a family’s move from Taiwan.
Lessons in entrepreneurship
The story of E.G. Lewis is the backdrop of a novel by Doug Villhard, academic director of entrepreneurship at Olin Business School. Lewis, the founder of nearby University City, was a turn-of-the-century entrepreneur and salesman who knew his customers.
AI is no match for Cyrano
Dating apps make no secret of their use of artificial intelligence to help users find their perfect match. But now some users are employing it to strike up conversations and flirt with potential matches. Olin Business School’s Liberty Vittert, a data and cybersecurity expert, explains the limits of AI and how to know when you may be chatting with a bot.
Two best friends sign two-book deal
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’s ahead for 2023
What changes and trends could we see this year? WashU experts in areas from artificial intelligence to climate to fashion share their insights.
Building small business agility for 2023 volatility
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, professor of finance, 50
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, a longtime, beloved professor of finance at Olin Business School, died Dec. 6, 2022, of cancer. He was 50.
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