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 […]

Advice for 2015 Kelley grads from alumnus who now leads a top division at General Mills

This past weekend, Indiana University Bloomington was abuzz with graduation activities, including the first outdoor commencement in many years. Alumni of several schools also were invited back to campus to speak to graduates at recognition ceremonies. Among them was Anton Vincent, a 1993 MBA graduate of the IU Kelley School of Business, who today is […]

Successful alumnus Scott Dorsey gives back to IU, speaking at Entrepreneurial Connection Day

A wise person always looks ahead and prepares, while a fool can only look back and regret, so says a proverb. At the heart of a top business school are entrepreneurship programs, which prepare students to look ahead and learn how they can venture out on their own, and also how to create forward-thinking, innovative […]

IU’s Kelley School always has had strong ties to top international business academic society

In June, Patricia McDougall-Covin formally will become the second professor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to be named a current fellow of the top association of scholars and specialists in international business. McDougall-Covin, director of the Institute for International Business, a professor of strategic management and the William L. Haeberle Professor of Entrepreneurship, […]

Kelley MBA students learn about corporate mergers from an insider’s perspective

According to a report issued last week, 2014 was a record year for mergers and acquisitions activity worldwide in the tech sector. UK-based Mooreland Partners said such M&A deal flows grew by 14 percent and totaled more than $1 trillion. While “deals of the day” aren’t a new phenomenon, it obviously is more important than […]

Mobile health care: Where does the new IT intersect with medicine?

A rural Georgia elementary school is using telemedicine to connect students with doctors. A Bluetooth-enabled stethoscope allows physicians to monitor vital signs remotely from their office miles away. Millions of Americans are sporting “wearable technology” that monitors their exercise regimen and even blood glucose levels of diabetics. These new devices soon could suggest actions we […]

IU, Kelley participating in U.S. News’ Twitter chat for those interested in online education

Many Americans are turning to their computers and enrolling in increasing numbers for online degree programs. According to a 2013 report, more than 6.7 million students — or nearly a third of all higher education enrollment nationwide — took at least one course online through a university in the fall of 2011. The same report […]

IBM partners with IU’s Kelley School of Business to provide ‘big data’ backing in the classroom

Earlier today, IBM announced plans to partner with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and more than two dozen other business schools and universities. The primary purpose of the partnership will be to better prepare students for an estimated 4.4 million new jobs that will be created worldwide to support big data by 2015. The […]

National ranking highlights the “one big family” atmosphere at IU’s Kelley School of Business

This week, the buzz at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business was the latest ranking of its Full-Time Master of Business Administration program by Forbes magazine. In the biennial Forbes ranking released Wednesday, Kelley’s MBA program moved into the Top 20. It ranks 19th overall, third in the Big Ten and sixth among public institutions. […]

Online MBA students leave their computer screens behind to consult in Africa

Many professionals looking for a way to earn a graduate business degree while remaining at their companies have turned to online MBA programs such as Kelley Direct, offered by IU’s Kelley School of Business. The long-term economic and professional benefits of earning an MBA degree are well documented, but students in most online MBA programs […]