Advice from Coca-Cola’s CEO: Success comes from believing the glass is half full

It’s hard to believe that it’s been two weeks since a group of about 100 students studying at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business returned home to six nations across the Middle East and North Africa. But already, they’ve been busy. Following the presentation of their ideas for new ventures, many already have begun seeking […]

An afternoon of engagement between young Middle East leaders and U.S. diplomats

In an effort to support and empower the next generation of business and social entrepreneurs across the Middle East and North Africa, the Coca-Cola Company and the U.S. State Department partnered with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to develop a one-month entrepreneurship program at the Bloomington campus. Friday was a culmination of the program, […]

It was a beautiful day for baseball

Media covering Saturday’s baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets have reported that the home team rallied on hits by Michael Bourn, Martin Prado and Jason Heyward to win 8-7. However, some viewers of the jumbotron at Turner Field can tell you that the momentum shifted in the eighth inning shortly after […]

Lessons in democracy, American and Egyptian style

Many Americans have joined billions of people worldwide in observing a historic period in history in the Middle East, commonly known as the “Arab Spring.” Beginning with protests in Tunisia in December of 2010, a tidal wave of people has been calling for change across the region. Since then, governments have been overthrown in four […]

A business plan competition with many winners

Shortly after arriving at Indiana University four weeks ago for the Global Business Institute, the nearly 100 students from six countries across the Middle East and North Africa were grouped together into 19 teams. Most of the students had never met before, but everyone was tasked with putting together a feasibility plan for a new […]

New business development in several Arab countries begins in Bloomington

Before coming to Bloomington, Tunisian Amal Ben Saad has had aspirations of starting her own business. Today, armed in part with knowledge she’s received from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, she hopes to make her dream a reality. Since June 16, Ben Saad and nearly 100 other students from Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Jordan […]

IU Kelley alumnus’ book captures the essence of what made Steve Jobs and Apple successful

Shortly after earning his MBA from Indiana University in 1980, Peter Sander took a different path than many of his peers. Rather than accept a job with a Midwest manufacturer or another legacy firm of the time, he opted for the “casual demeanor” at Hewlett-Packard and the opportunity to work with “new technology.” Today, Hewlett-Packard […]

IU School of Journalism’s worldwide legacy continues

At a time when many wonder about the future of journalism, it’s encouraging to see how Indiana University continues to be influential in developing the skills and expertise of reporters entering the profession worldwide. In the past couple of weeks, an IU School of Journalism faculty member and an alumna were honored for their educational […]

Shining a spotlight on the dark side of finance

While many business professors like to teach about winners and their successful companies, Utpal Bhattacharya prefers to focus on the villains. In fact, on Twitter, the Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor’s handle is @FinanceDarkSide. Media talk with Bhattacharya about convicted insider traders such as Raj Rajaratnam, Rajat Gupta and Martha Stewart, about creative […]