Philanthropist Conrad Prebys remembered during groundbreaking for new Kelley School career center

Indiana University alumnus Conrad Prebys passed away in July after a battle with cancer, but his presence was clearly felt Thursday at an official groundbreaking ceremony for a new career services center that will bear his name. Kelley School of Business Dean Idalene “Idie” Kesner recounted Prebys’ visit to the Bloomington campus shortly after his […]

Top executives speak with students, public at Indiana University on state of the retail industry

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Bailey Briscoe: Each year, the Retail Studies Organization at Indiana University Bloomington brings top retail experts to campus for a forum centered around current retail challenges and hot topics. This year’s Retail and Design Forum features executives from Burberry, Finish Line and Charlotte Russe. While the speakers are particularly […]

Two-for-two: Kelley School team returns to campus as winners of national competition

For the second straight year, a team of students at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business has returned from the National Black MBA Association’s national conference as victors of its undergraduate case competition. No other business school has won the contest, which this year involved teams from 15 business schools around the country. The benefits […]

While academics are important, students say service projects like annual Habitat build are crucial part of their IU experience

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Amanda Marino: Ever since she saw pictures of her friend participating in a Habitat for Humanity build, Indiana University junior Shradda Madhav has been interested in joining the program. She got her chance last week, joining the seventh annual build by the IU Kelley School of Business, Habitat for […]

Helping fifth-graders understand the relationship between saving rainforests and language

Like many of his Indiana University faculty colleagues, David Stringer has had a lot of final papers to read lately, by the 66 students in his Language Hotspots and Biodiversity class. However, unlike many of his peers, Stringer has had something else to read: letters from another group of people impacted by his course — […]

International Education Week celebrates the rich, worldwide diversity of Indiana University

Each November, Indiana University Bloomington participates in International Education Week, a worldwide celebration of people who seek to improve global understanding. For the past nine years, the IU World’s Fare, an event that allows international student groups to showcase their countries, has been the primary event for the week. However, this year the IU Office […]

Kelley School team wins inaugural National Black MBA Association’s undergraduate case competition

Four students from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business this weekend returned from Orlando, where they won the inaugural National Black MBA Association’s undergraduate case competition. The winning students were Maya Caine, an information systems and business analytics major; Mica Caine, an information systems and security informatics major; Keiondre Goodwin,a marketing, international business and Chinese […]

Faculty and students establish community loan and consulting organization to address economic needs in Indiana

Editor’s note: This article was updated on June 9 to include news of funding from the 2015-16 Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council. Over the last two decades, many people have stepped forward, identifying themselves as “social entrepreneurs,” and passionately sought to change the world through businesses which address a social problem. Charles Leadbeater, an advisor to […]

Many of the nation’s top high school seniors electing to study business at IU’s Kelley School

Last fall, American College Testing, a nonprofit organization that assesses college readiness, released data from a questionnaire of exam takers’ interest areas and released a top 10 list of most popular majors at U.S. colleges and universities. Four of the majors on the ACT’s list — business management (No. 1), general business (No. 2), accounting […]

Students from 23 states come to IU’s Kelley School for National Diversity Case Competition

Students came from as far away as California, Washington and New York to compete at last weekend’s National Diversity Case Competition in Bloomington. This was the fourth year for the event — hosted by Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business — which attracted 140 students from 35 higher education institutions. Participants had an average grade-point […]