SPRING 2008 VOL. 9 NO. 1

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New research by Smith professor Myeong-Gu Seo suggests that being in touch with your emotions can help you make better business decisions. Do you think emotions have a role in the workplace?



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Cover Story


BABY CLOTHES TO BOARD GAMES - How Smith is nurturing a new generation of entrepreneurs

Feature Story


Van Munching's North Wing Open for Business

Leaders Digest


Grazie, Smith
The Transformation Age
National Association of Women MBAs Conference
Dean Howard Frank to Step Down
From Barbie to Basketball
Mergers and Acquisitions Competition
China Business Plan Competition Winners
Students Get Firsthand Look at Chinese Manufacturing



Great Expectations Launches with a Roar
Where would you be without your mentor?
60 SECONDS WITH…Thomas Wetterer ’87
Ask the OCM
2006-07 Honor Roll
Allan Edelson ’81 Delivers Commencement Keynote Address
Alumni Notes
Alumni Events Photos

Knowledge Transfer


Investing by Zodiac
Getting in Touch with Feelings Makes Good Business Sense
Want to Be Happy? Live and Learn
Smith Research Fellows
Smith School Boasts Six INFORMS Fellows
Will Your Job Be Offshored?
Faculty Awards and Honors

The Dean's Column

Smith at a Glance

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Hope and Handbags
Cherry Kwunyeun, part-time MBA student and owner of start-up luxury handbag company Blumpari is partnering with the microbusinesses that create her gorgeous bags to bring opportunity to the underprivileged in Thailand.


New Resources for Social Responsibility Focus
An endowment fund created through donations from alumni Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard head, and Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour athletic apparel company, earmarks $50,000 for investment in student-started socially responsible ventures.


Taking it to the Hill
Dr. Larry Gordon, Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting and Information Assurance, delivered testimony concerning his research (with Dr. Martin Loeb, professor of accounting and information assurance and Deloitte & Touche Faculty Fellow) on cybersecurity economics to the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Homeland Security on October 31, 2007.



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