Fall Staff Town Hall - Monday, September 24 - Washington Hall
Fall Staff Town Hall - Monday, September 24 - Washington Hall
Fall Staff Town Hall - Monday, September 24 - Washington Hall
The Week @ ND
The Week @ ND
The Week @ ND
IT Maintenance - September 22
IT Maintenance - September 22
IT Maintenance - September 22
Battery Recycling
Battery Recycling
Mendoza Exchange Newsletter
Mendoza Exchange Newsletter
Mendoza Exchange Newsletter
Tech Tips of the Week - August 27, 2018
Tech Tips of the Week - August 27, 2018
Tech Tips of the Week - August 27, 2018
Discover IT - Fall 2018
Discover IT - Fall 2018
Discover IT - Fall 2018
Well-Being for Life
Well-Being for Life
Well-Being for Life

Events

20
Sep

Leading the Strategic Enterprise | Certificate in Executive Management

Location: Stayer Center for Executive Education

Time: 9/20/2018 12:00 AM

20
Sep

Artificial Intelligence and Business Ethics: Friends or Foes?

Artificial Intelligence and Business Ethics: Friends or Foes?

A conference to explore the ethical issues arising from the use of artificial intelligence in business and the broader culture

Location: University of Notre Dame

Time: 9/20/2018 12:00 AM

20
Sep

Poets & Quants CentreCourt - Washington, DC

Location: Union Station DC, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002

Time: 9/20/2018 5:30 PM

20
Sep

Executive MBA Information Dinner - Northbrook

Location: J. Alexander's Redlands Grill, 4077 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

Time: 9/20/2018 6:30 PM

College News

Notre Dame welcomes retirees back to the classroom

September 18

Management professor Chris Stevens'' work as co-founder of Notre Dame''s new Inspired Leadership Initiative was featured in The Observer.

“For people who have had an accomplished life — maybe a career in business, or law, or medicine, or non-profit — and they’ve done it for 30 years or so and they want to pivot and do something different, there [was] no place for them to go until Harvard started [its] program about 10 years ago and then Stanford started their version of the program about five years ago,” Stevens said. “We feel like we can do it here at Notre Dame. It really is filling an unmet need. The retirement model is totally outdated. People who are 55 to 60 have maybe another 20, 25 years of life left to them.”

Capitalizing on sleep-wake cycle can drastically increase digital ad profits from social media, study shows

September 17

New research shows digital content platforms can increase traffic to their websites from social media and boost digital ad profits by at least 8 percent, simply by aligning their posting schedules with target audiences’ sleep-wake cycles, or circadian rhythms.

St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes unit relocates to Notre Dame

September 7

The unit recently relocated to Hammes Mowbray Hall, home of the Notre Dame Security Police department, to provide the county with expanded working space and greater access to a larger group of University student interns.

Racial bias in muni market costs black colleges, research shows

September 4

Bloomberg wrote a piece about finance professor Paul Gao''s recent research on racial bias in underwriting fees for historically black colleges and universities. …

USDA To Send $6B In Aid, Some Fear It's Not Enough To Help Hoosier Farmers

September 4

Finance professor Jeffrey Bergstrand was interviewed by Indiana Public Radio for a story on the U.S. Department of Agriculture''s announcement that it will send $6 billion in aid to farmers impacted by recent tariffs. …

AT&T, Sysco, Kohl’s among top companies featured in Notre Dame lecture series

August 31

Senior executives from some of the top companies shaping global trends in communications, retail, advertising, technology and entertainment are part of the 2018 Boardroom Insights Lecture Series that starts Sept. 7.

The annual fall series, organized by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, provides students and guests with the opportunity to hear first-hand stories of leadership, personal career paths, organizational changes and other insights from leaders with deep experience in their industries.…

Founding director of Columbia University's value investing program to lead Notre Dame's Institute for Global Investing

August 30

The University of Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing (NDIGI) has named Erin Bellissimo as managing director, effective Sept. 1.

Bellissimo will be responsible for setting the strategic priorities of the Institute and managing its operations, including developing and directing curriculum and programs, mentoring students, supporting faculty research, and building and facilitating relationships among the Institute’s key constituents.  She will work in collaboration with the NDIGI’s faculty director, finance professor Shane Corwin

New study contradicts notion that electronic health records are driving doctors to quit

August 27

New research from the Notre Dame shows that basic electronic health records actually have increased doctors’ tenure at hospitals, whereas advanced EHRs caused doctors to shift to other hospitals.

Journalist Thomas Friedman to speak at Notre Dame

August 24

The three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author of six best-selling books will speak at 3 p.m. Aug. 31 (Friday) in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s Leighton Concert Hall.

Black colleges have to pay more for loans than other schools

August 24

Finance professor Paul Gao''s forthcoming study, which indicates that racial discrimination may be the reason historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) pay higher fees to issue tax-exempt bonds than non-HBCUs, was featured in The Atlantic. 

For historically black colleges, racism raises costs

August 24

An official from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund told CBS News MoneyWatch that they plan to contact the U.S. Secretary of Education regarding finance professor Paul Gao''s new study "What''s in a (School) Name? Racial Discrimination in Higher Education Bond Markets

Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves to retire

August 23

John Affleck-Graves, executive vice president of the University of Notre Dame since 2004, will retire effective June 30, 2019.

Women crash Wall Street with skills honed at financial boot camp

August 21

Bloomberg ran a piece on Girls Who Invest, which Notre Dame Institute for Global Investment hosted this summer at Notre Dame. 

This year was the largest class ever -- quadruple the number from 2016. The program began at University of Pennsylvania’s

Mitigating Risks In Countries With Poor IP Protection

August 20

Life Science Leader, a business magazine for executives working in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device industries, wrote a feature story on Tim Hubbard''s research on safeguarding R&D rights in risky countries. Hubbard is an assistant professor of management in the Mendoza College of Business.…

Last wish: Pay it forward

August 17

Finance grad student and Irish tight end Nic Weisher honors late brother through a charity for families struggling with cancer.

Notre Dame launches new graduate degree in business analytics

August 16

Applications are being accepted for the new Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) launched by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. The one-year graduate degree program, which will begin classes on the Notre Dame campus in fall 2019, is intended for “pre-professional” students with little or no work experience.

Inspiring Words From The 2018 Graduate Alumni Award Winners

August 13

The Mendoza College of Business recognizes alumni each year for their business success, their passion to serve their communities and their involvement with Notre Dame. These alumni show an exemplary commitment to the mission of the College. This year, the College is proud to announce five winners for this year’s awards. The award winners will be honored at the fourth annual Mendoza Graduate Alumni Awards Luncheon, on Friday, October 12, the day before the ND-Pittsburgh football game. The Luncheon will take place in the new Downes Club on the seventh floor of Corbett Family Hall, overlooking the field of Notre Dame Stadium. This year’s award winners come from the MNA, EMBA and MBA programs.…

Students research economic diversification

August 10

A trio of Notre Dame MBA students were part of an internship program through the Bermuda Business Development Agency that paired them with three Bermudians for research on economic diversification.

How the death of your local newspaper could cost you money

July 26

A MarketWatch article looking at the impact of massive layoffs at the New York Daily News cites finance professor Paul Gao''s research on what happens to public spending when a community''s newspaper closes.…

Historically black schools pay more to issue bonds, researchers find

July 26

A new study by the University of Notre Dame found that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) pay higher fees to issue tax-exempt bonds than non-HBCUs. And the evidence points to racial discrimination as the cause.

This was the finding of Paul Gao

Birthdays

NYT News

Kavanaugh Accuser Opens Negotiations on Testimony Next Week

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, has reopened discussions that could lead to testifying next week.

Evangelical Leaders Are Frustrated at G.O.P. Caution on Kavanaugh Allegation

Ralph Reed, the social conservative leader, said if Senate Republicans fail to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, “it will be very difficult to motivate and energize faith-based and conservative voters in November.” They say religious conservatives may feel little motivation to vote in the November elections unless Senate Republicans defend and confirm Judge Kavanaugh.

For Christine Blasey Ford, a Drastic Turn From a Quiet Life in Academia

Christine Blasey Ford was reluctant to come forward with her allegation that Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her. Dr. Blasey, a researcher and statistician, was reluctant to come forward with her allegation that Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sexually assaulted her.

Creativity From the Chaos of Hurricane Maria

"Paradox of the New Landscape III" is one of the works created by Rogelio Baez-Vega during a residency this year at Mass MoCA to help Puerto Rican artists affected by Hurricane Maria. One year later, artists in Puerto Rico and those attached to the island talk about how the devastation and its aftermath influenced their work.

He Photographed What Hurricane Maria ‘Couldn’t Take Away’ From His Family

Eliam, the photographer’s cousin, cooling off in a small pool of water after hiking down from their grandfather’s home, in the barrio of Dajaos. Villalba, P.R., July 2018. Jose Alvarado Jr. set out to capture quiet moments that are rooted in his family’s experiences yet speak to those of countless others.

They Were Seeking Mental Health Care. Instead They Drowned in a Sheriff’s Van.

Nicolette Green, seated, in an undated photo with two of her daughters, Erica, left, and Rose. After two women voluntarily went to hospitals seeking care, they were committed and transported in a sheriff’s van that drove onto a flooded road.

Submerged by Florence, North Carolina’s Rural Towns Fight for Attention

A horse named Lady, in Ivanhoe, N.C., on Thursday. Out of sight of the national spotlight on the devastation of Hurricane Florence, many small towns worry about being washed away unnoticed.

Humans Are Making Hurricanes Worse. Here’s How.

A rescuer helped a resident of New Bern, N.C., from her home on Saturday. We’re making natural disasters unnaturally harmful, scientists say. And the number of ways we’re doing it is fairly astonishing.

China’s Sea Control Is a Done Deal, ‘Short of War With the U.S.’

An American crew monitored China’s buildup in the South China Sea last week from a Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane. A U.S. military flight over the South China Sea brings harsh Chinese challenges in officially international space. Officers say a new era of risk is here.

The Nobel Prize in Literature Takes This Year Off. Our Critics Don’t.

Heinrich Böll, right, receiving his Nobel Prize in 1972. With the 2018 prize postponed by scandal, The Times’s staff book critics discuss the award’s history and influence — and whom they would give it to this year if they could.

Quote of the Day

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren