How the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders benefits IU and Indiana

Over the last few weeks, we’ve introduced you to a group of enthusiastic young people from 18 African countries who are fellows of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The benefits of this program to these 25 visitors, participating in a program that is part of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative, […]

IU faculty in Britain and across Europe observe Brexit vote, consider its aftermath

As the world attempts to make sense of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, many Indiana University faculty had a closer vantage point to see history unfold: in countries that will be most directly affected. Timothy Hellwig, director of the Institute for European Studies and an associate professor of political science at IU Bloomington, […]

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program begins at IU

As he welcomed 25 of Sub-Saharan Africa’s brightest young people to Indiana University on Monday, Teshome Alemneh cited two well-known proverbs about the power of education. One proverb, from Alemneh’s native land of Ethiopia, simply says, “He who learns, teaches.” The other proverb, commonly shared across the Democratic Republic of Congo, says, “Wisdom is like […]

New Kelley School study finds psychological toll of Madoff fraud case went far beyond the victims

Millions of people are expected to tune in to tonight’s ABC broadcast of a miniseries about Bernie Madoff, who is serving a 150-year sentence for running one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history. Among them will be Noah Stoffman, an associate professor of finance in Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, who suspects […]

Two successful IU alumni among those in Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′ lists in tech and music

With more than 600,000 alumni, it’s understandably difficult to come up with a fairly short list of successful Indiana University graduates. Many publications and news organizations are fond of such “best of” lists, where, once again, IU alumni are making their mark. Two IU alumni were included among Forbes’ new “30 Under 30” lists in […]

New ‘Star Wars’ movie awakens marketing memories for IU Kelley School faculty member

Paul Palmer Jr. II admits that as a 10-year-old growing up on the west side of Indianapolis in 1977, he used to evade theater ushers so he could stay for multiple screenings of “Star Wars.” Like so many people, including me, he would go back to see the movie anytime someone would take him. “In […]

Top Indian government official commends IU’s strategic initiatives in his nation

For the last 20 years, Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business has welcomed nearly a dozen highly successful leaders to campus as a Poling Chair of Business and Government. Like the late Harold “Red” Poling, who as chief executive of Ford Motor Co. established the leader-in-resident program in 1993, many of them have been proud […]

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 […]

Professor’s new memoir looks back on more than 50 years of consumer advocacy

As Joseph Belth writes in the introduction of his new memoir, “the road to the Forum began with a chance encounter” with Ralph Nader. Like Nader, Belth, a professor emeritus at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, hasn’t tried to engender a warm relationship with industry – namely the insurance industry – over a […]

Books from Kelley School faculty hit the shelves in time for classes at top Myanmar university

Back in December, we told you about the more than 1,900 books that would soon be on their way to Myanmar (also known as Burma). Last month, 79 boxes and three tons of textbooks arrived on the library shelves of one of the top universities in that Southeast Asian nation. These more than 1,900 academic […]