Olin Business School bestows awards

The Olin Business School honored three alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award at its annual dinner April 24 at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. Mahendra R. Gupta, Ph.D., dean and the Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Professor of Accounting and Management, also presented the Dean’s Medal, an honor given to friends of the school whose […]

Olin Business School to present distinguished alumni awards

The Olin Business School is honoring three alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Dean’s Medal on Thursday, April 24, 2008, at its annual dinner at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis in Clayton. Mahendra Gupta, dean of the business school, will also present the winners of the Olin Award, a new award that recognizes the practical impact of Olin’s academic research.

First Olin Award for research given to Nickerson, Zenger

Two professors at the Olin Business School are the winners of the first annual “Olin Award: Recognizing Research That Transforms Business.” Jackson Nickerson, Ph.D., and Todd Zenger, Ph.D., will share the $10,000 honorarium in recognition of their research that examined the negative impact that social comparison, or envy, causes in the workplace.

Business research not necessarily academic

Two professors at the Olin Business School are the winners of the first annual “Olin Award: Recognizing Research that Transforms Business.” Jackson Nickerson, Ph.D. and Todd Zenger, Ph.D. will share the $10,000 honorarium in recognition of their research that examined the negative impact that social comparison, or envy, causes in the workplace.

WUSTL’s Olin School of Business to honor five alumni

Four alumni of the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis will receive the Distinguish Alumni Awards on Thursday, April 19, 2007 at the school’s annual dinner at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis in Clayton. Mahendra Gupta, dean of the business school, will also present the Dean’s Medal at the same dinner.

2005 Olin Cup winners announced

Two teams of entrepreneurs have won Washington University’s 2005 Olin Cup. Somark Innovations, Inc. and iMobile Access Technologies, or iMAT, will receive a total of $70,000 in seed funding for their enterprises. An additional $5,000 grant for student projects will be split between two winners: HomeWUrk and Suzanne Shenkman Designs. The awards were announced Dec. 1 at a ceremony featuring Robert J. Skandalaris, founder and chairman of Noble International.

Winners of the 2005 Olin Cup Competition to be announced Dec. 1

The winners of the 2005 Olin Cup Competition will be announced Thursday, December 1. Six finalists are in the running to receive a total of $70,000 in seed investments. Additionally, a $5,000 grant will be awarded to the best student-owned venture. The Olin Cup Competition is an annual business formation contest organized by The Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.