Catholic Leadership Program
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Customer Satisfaction Survey
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Mendoza College of Business Staff Appreciation Day
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Mendoza College of Business Staff Appreciation Day
Tech Tips of the Week - May 14, 2018
Tech Tips of the Week - May 14, 2018
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What Do You Think?
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What Do You Think?

Events

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Jun

Executive MBA Information Session - Chicago

Location: 224 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 220, Chicago, IL

Time: 6/22/2018 12:00 PM

23
Jun

MS in Business Analytics Preview Day (Saturday)

Location: 224 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 350, Chicago, IL 60601

Time: 6/23/2018 11:30 AM

30
Jun

Poets & Quants Centre Court

Location: The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts - 539 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02116

Time: 6/30/2018 1:00 PM

6
Jul

MS in Business Analytics Preview Day

Location: 224 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 350, Chicago, IL

Time: 7/6/2018 12:15 PM

College News

I’m a Biblical scholar. It’s clear that Jeff Sessions needs a Bible lesson

June 20

Business ethics professor Joseph Holt, a former Jesuit priest, wrote a commentary piece for Fortune on Attorney General Jeff Sessions'' use of scripture to defend the Trump administration''s immigration policies. 

In the ancient command, “Justice, justice shall you pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:20), the Hebrew word that is translated as “justice” is tzedek. I found when studying biblical languages that most of the time the English translation of the underlying Hebrew or Greek words accurately conveys the meaning of the original text. But there is no word in English that captures the rich and full meaning of tzedek.

Notre Dame president praises energy executives for meeting with pope

June 19

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Monday (June 11) commended the world’s leading energy executives for joining Pope Francis over the weekend in a serious exploration of how to transition from fossil fuels while providing new sources of energy for the additional 2.4 billion people expected to inhabit the planet by mid-century.

Notre Dame Startup and McCloskey Winner, SecūrSpace, Selected for MassChallenge Boston’s 2018 Accelerator

June 19

SecūrSpace, a University of Notre Dame startup and co-winner of the 2018 $50,000 McCloskey New Venture Competition grand prize, announced today that it has been selected to participate in the 2018 cohort of MassChallenge Boston, a nationally-ranked high-potential startup accelerator. 

More than 1,600 startups applied to be part of MassChallenge’s 2018 Boston cohort—a record number—but only 128, including SecūrSpace, were selected. …

Friend or Foe? Notre Dame conference explores ethical considerations of AI

June 15

A fall 2018 conference at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business will explore the ethical issues arising from the use of AI in business and larger culture. “Artificial Intelligence and Business Ethics: Friends or Foes?” will take place Sept. 19-20 on the University campus.

As newspapers disappear, local governments become less fiscally responsible, says new study

June 15

Forbes ran a story citing research co-authored by finance professor Paul Gao, "Financing Dies in Darkness? The Impact of Newspaper Closures on Public Finance." Read the full story here

Study finds ‘speed bumps’ help protect ordinary investors

June 14

Finance professor Robert Battalio was interviewed for a Wall Street Journal story about an SEC economist''s study indicating that brief delays in stock trading such as those offered by IEX’s exchange help protect ordinary investors from ultrafast traders. Read the full story here.

Fed raises interest rates and signals faster hikes on the way

June 14

Finance professor Jason Reed was interviewed for a CNN Money piece on the Federal Reserve's decision to hike interest rates. Read the full story here.

Trump must master the art of negotiation with North Korea

June 12

Business ethics and negotiations professor Joseph Holt wrote an opinion piece about what President Trump needs to do to be successful when he meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Read the full op-ed here.

Race to develop self-driving cars unabated by string of fatal crashes

June 12

Timothy Carone, an associate teaching professor in the Department of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations, was interviewed for a story on continuing efforts to develop a self-driving cars despite recent deaths involving test vehicles. …

Notre Dame president praises energy executives for meeting with pope

June 11

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Monday (June 11) commended the world’s leading energy executives for joining Pope Francis over the weekend in a serious exploration of how to transition from fossil fuels while providing new sources of energy for the additional 2.4 billion people expected to inhabit the planet by mid-century.

Conversation Starters: Wisdom For Starting A New Job

June 11

Mendoza''s graduation was held just a few weeks ago and over 500 graduate students became alumni with many starting new jobs over the summer. As these recent graduates re-enter the workforce, what advice would you give them? 

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Suicides of Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade �' and my brother �' can teach us important life lessons

June 8

In a commentary piece for Fox News, business ethics professor Joseph Holt reflects on the deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and CNN storyteller Anthony Bourdain. Read his article here.

Is Starbucks’ barista in chief brewing a presidential run?

June 8

Management professor Tim Hubbard was interviewed for an OZY piece about the potential for outgoing Starbucks'' executive chairman Howard Schultz to make a presidential run. Read the full story here.

When local newspapers close, government runs unchecked, costs increase

June 7

New research from the University of Notre Dame shows the loss of city newspapers affects more than those nostalgic for print — it also leads to poorly run government and higher costs.

Commentary: With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?

June 7

Business ethics professor Joseph Holt, who teaches in the Department of Management & Organization, wrote an opinion piece for the Chicago Tribune on the steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Read the full piece here.

Benchmark bandits! How some funds game active share

June 7

Martijn Cremers, whose 2009 paper introduced Active Share as a new measure of active portfolio management, has co-authored a new paper, "Benchmark Discrepancies and Mutual Fund Performance Evaluation"

Generic drugs are competing against one another to get cheaper �' but it’s having an unintended consequence on the health of Americans

June 6

Kaitlin Wowak''s research on the competition to produce cheaper generic drugs was featured in a Business Insider article.  Wowak, an assistant professor in the Department of Information, Analytics, & Operations, coauthored the paper “Product competition, managerial discretion and manufacturing recalls in the U.S. pharmaceutical industry

Big oil to meet with Vatican officials, Pope Francis

June 6

An energy forum, co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame, will bring together investors, oil executives and Church officials June 8-9 at the Vatican. Read more here.

While most details about the encounter are being kept secret in hopes of facilitating frank dialogue among the participants, a weekly Vatican media planning calendar indicates the discussion will likely center on the need to transition the global energy market away from dependence on fossil fuels.

Taxpayers lose in the bond market when local newspapers close

June 5

Finance professor Paul Gao''s research on the relationship between local newspaper closures and the cost of municipal bonds was featured in Bloomberg Businessweek. Read the full story here

Better hospital IT security doesn't mean fewer cyberattacks

June 5

A new study examining health care data breaches and the effectiveness of IT security investments by Corey Angst, professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations in 

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NYT News

Immigration, Supreme Court, Intel: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Trade, World Cup, Jacinda Ardern: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Pentagon Asked to Prepare Housing for Up to 20,000 Migrant Children

The Pentagon has been assessing whether bases can be used to house both families and children detained at the border, as President Trump criticized what he called “extremist, open-border Democrats.”

House Leaders Delay Vote on Legislation to Protect Young Immigrants

Speaker Paul D. Ryan, speaking at a news conference at the Capitol on Thursday, declined to speculate on the House’s next move if both immigration bills ultimately fail. “We will cross that bridge if we get to it,” he said. Passage of the immigration overhaul, a compromise by moderates and conservatives that includes language to end family separation, had been in doubt.

In Trump’s America, the Conversation Turns Ugly and Angry, Starting at the Top

The politics of rage that animated President Trump’s political rise now dominate the national conversation. President Trump rails against undocumented immigrants as “murderers and thieves” who want to “infest our country.” Some of his opponents respond with rage.

The Billion-Dollar Business of Operating Shelters for Migrant Children

Migrant children in a recreation area outside Casa Padre. A look at the private contractors, some of them ex-military, that have been awarded millions in federal contracts to run detention centers and build tent cities for migrants.

Melania Trump, Agent of Coat Chaos

A view of Melania Trump's coat today as she went to visit children in Texas. Most of the children she saw arrived in the U.S. unaccompanied, though some of them were taken from their parents upon arrival. Melania Trump’s excursion in a Zara jacket did not send a hidden message. It was there for all to see.

Melania Trump Wore a Jacket Saying ‘I Really Don’t Care’ on Her Way to Texas Shelters

Melania Trump, the first lady, departed Joint Base Andrews on Thursday after a traveling to Texas. Her jacket reads, “I really don’t care. Do U?” Mrs. Trump’s spokeswoman said it was “just a jacket,” but her husband had a different take. It “refers to the Fake News Media,” President Trump said on Twitter.

Supreme Court Widens Reach of Sales Taxes in E-Commerce

A Wayfair distribution center in Cranbury, N.J. State officials in South Dakota sued three online retailers for violating a law that required merchants to collect sales tax. Departing from a 1992 decision, the justices said that even without a physical presence in a state, businesses can be required to collect taxes there.

S.E.C. Judges Were Appointed Unlawfully, Justices Rule

The in-house judges at the Securities and Exchange Commission were appointed by staff members rather than by the commission itself. The Supreme Court ruled the appointments violated the Constitution. In a 7-to-2 decision, the Supreme Court said that the Constitution required the commission itself rather than staff members to appoint the judges.

Quote of the Day

I've had lots of kids come up and ask for my autograph, I've had a grandmother stop me and ask me if I know a good place to buy underwear.

Prince William