Liberty Vittert, professor of practice of data science at Olin Business School, was recognized by Poets & Quants for her engaging teaching style and ability to bring real-life examples to the classroom.
In the wake of the slap heard ‘round the world — actor Will Smith’s blow to comedian Chris Rock’s left cheek — scholars in the business of entertainment in the Olin Business School say the situation is shot through with reputational risk.
The winner of Olin Business School’s Big IdeaBounce powered by Poets & Quants is settled: it’s PedalCell, a bike-connected power generator for portable devices.
With the war in Ukraine only seeming to ramp up, instead of down, and Vladimir Putin’s aggression against those who defend the Ukrainian people increases, Liberty Vittert, a data science expert at Olin Business School, said it’s only a matter of time until the U.S. faces a cyber attack. But that begs the question: What constitutes an act of war against the United States?
International business experts John Horn and Patrick Moreton offer their perspectives on the developing situation with China, including challenges facing the country and what impact their actions could have on the Chinese and global economies.
Patrick Grindel, a senior studying mechanical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering and a cadet in the ROTC Gateway Battalion, has been recognized by the U.S. Army Cadet Command as a Distinguished Military Graduate, ranking fourth in a nationwide field of 6,000 cadets.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine took much of the world by surprise. On March 9, a group of WashU faculty will attempt to sort through the roots of the conflict, as well as the latest developments, in the virtual panel discussion “Crisis in Ukraine.”
Kurt T. Dirks, vice chancellor for international affairs and director of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed director of the George and Carol Bauer Leadership Center and senior adviser to the chancellor for leadership, effective July 1.
The unprecedented scale and unanimity of the sanctions imposed on Russia have crippled its economy and represent a new form of economic warfare, according to Mark P. Taylor, dean of Olin Business School at Washington University.
Every day we make thousands of decisions, from the small – what to eat? what to wear? – to the potentially life-changing choices involving our health or financial future. Olin Business School consumer behavior psychologist Hannah Perfecto does her research at the juncture of judgment and decision-making and has learned none of it has to be so hard.
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