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The First 100 Days!

Gini in a Bottle

Al Gini

The First 100 Days!

 

It goes without saying that the recent American presidential campaign of 2016 was, to be assured, a fascinating spectacle. Although the actual voting occurred in November of 2016, the actual campaign kicked off in 2013! At one point there were 14 Republicans […]

“Mentor” the Mentor? The Q Mentorship Program is born

“Mentor” the Mentor? The Q Mentorship Program is born

By Hassan Akmal, MBA, MPH (Director of Business Career Services; Chair, Career Education, Quinlan School of Business)

What does mentoring really mean? What about resources? Why is it so difficult to launch a mentor program? There are challenges from the student and mentee perspective. There are issues from the institution’s perspective, especially […]

Becoming a Strong and Confident Female Leader

Becoming a Strong and Confident Female Leader

In anticipation of the annual Women’s Event on Thursday. February 16th, we wanted to introduce our special guest, Mary Burke,  and ask her a few questions that pertain to family business, the challenges she has faced throughout her career, and what she has done to become a strong and confident leader.

 

Mary is the CEO and founder […]

ESG Company Ratings for Sustainability

ESG Company Ratings for Sustainability

Environmental, Social, and Governance Ratings for Sustainability Research

Integral to the CME Business Analytics lab’s mission, is enabling research work across multiple disciplines in areas such as finance, marketing, information systems, health, and management. A recent case in point is when a faculty member in the Management department reached out to the Business Analytics Lab. The […]

Guest Blog: AKPsi Takes on Accounting

Guest Blog: AKPsi Takes on Accounting

By Lauren Hanson

Student, Loyola University Chicago ’18, Accounting | Quinlan School of Business

During the second week of spring semester, Loyola University Chicago’s Accounting Department collaborated with Quinlan’s Business Career Services to host an internship fair for accounting students seeking winter positions the following year. Taking place in Schreiber Center’s Wintrust Hall, the event began with Department […]

Reflections of Valentine’s Day

Reflections of Valentine’s Day

Al Gini

Gini in a Bottle

 

In Western Christian thought, the body has always been an obstacle to human growth and salvation. The body was seen as the “lesser thing,” this “corporeal prison” that impedes and confuses the life of the mind and the perfection of the soul. […]

Market Analysis and Outlook for 2017

Market Analysis and Outlook for 2017

About RIF:

The Rambler Investments Fund is a well-established fund that works primarily in the Business Analytics Lab. The Fund began in 2015 when the university allocated a portion of the university’s endowment funds for the student managed investment fund under the guidance of Professor Todd.  Currently RIF is invested in a wide range of equities, […]

Alumni Profile: Trung Nguyen

Alumni Profile: Trung Nguyen

Name: Trung Nguyen

Major: M.S. Finance

Graduation: 2016

Dream job: to work at a financial institution or financial services company that publishes financial advice regularly and be the one to overlook both the commentary aspect as well as the visual branding.

How has the Business Analytics Lab helped with your major?

Since my study was in Finance, nine out of […]

Marketing an End to War

The premise of marketing an end to war may seem absurd, but what if we were to revisit the very purpose of markets and marketing. Could governments, companies, markets, marketing and consumer-citizens be managed or motivated in ways to eliminate and to prevent wars, and to sustain peace and prosperity? Considerable evidence suggests the answer […]

Political Appointments and Sustainability

December 31, 2016

Since this is a blog about sustainability and social enterprise, I thought I’d end the year with one about sustainability and politics. In particular, a contrarian view of Mick Mulvaney, trumps pick to head the OMB.

I say contrarian because a Grist headline on December 22nd was this: “Trump’s pick to head the federal […]