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Students share internship experiences with peers

Maybe the most valuable advice about career development, internships, and just plain getting experience in the workplace, comes from students themselves. Investment Club sponsored a student internship panel including Yeng Lee, Jacob Herd, Jake Olson, and Jack Keeley who all shared their experiences in financial industry internships with other Investment Club student members. There was […]

Investment Club portfolio reaches all-time high

Under the careful watch of many student leaders over the years, since the Investment Club was awarded its initial portfolio amount of just over $105,000 in 1997, the portfolio’s value surpassed $200,000 this September! Gifted by E. Terry Skone ’63, the Club’s investment management activities have two goals: learning about investing and how markets work, […]

Making technology work for lots and lots of people–the day’s events by Megan Bunker

  After a whole week in Seattle, we spent the morning of our seventh day at a local Microsoft store. The morning started with coffee, which has been a daily occurrence, and then met up with our host Bradley Delahunty ’91. Brad has spent a majority of his career working on the Bing side of […]

Found: The Needle in the Haystack

Incredible blue skies– we are taking the great weather as long as it lasts.                                                   Another view of Rainier from the Needle!

Innovation in very traditional as well as new places: Day 3 in Seattle by Jake Glaser

Day 3 here in Seattle, and different definitions of innovation by the community are becoming evidently clear. First, walking through the International District on our way to a dim sum lunch at House of Hong, a local Chinese establishment, we stopped at the Kobe Terrace which is included in the Danny Woo International District Community […]

Seattle J-Term Gusties Connect course off and running

After so many months of planning, the Seattle J-Term course is here! “Needle in a Haystack: Innovation in Seattle” explores creativity and entrepreneurial thinking in a variety of organizations where Gusties either work or collaborate. Walking around the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood when we arrived offered proof of the passion for great local food and […]

Nobel Conference 2016 is coming!

You may have noticed—people’s income levels vary wildly, and that gap is getting much, much wider. Income inequality as a newsworthy phenomenon has become a routine topic of discussion and is the cornerstone of Gustavus’s Nobel Conference 2016, “In Search of Economic Balance.” By any measure, the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ are getting further […]

‘Tis the season.. for community-based learning project wrap ups

Nope—not presents or Christmas trees—but final presentations for the projects our Management students have been working on all semester. Gusties in Organizational Behavior clearly took their community partnerships seriously when they presented to their clients on Thursday, the City of St. Peter’s Administrator Todd Prafke and Finance Director Paula O’Connell. Students’ projects included revamping the […]

What’s behavioral economics? “Ask Ariely” and the Nobel reading group

In preparation for Nobel 2016, In Search of Economic Balance, students and faculty have formed reading groups to get familiar with each speaker’s work in a fun and relaxed environment. The Dan Ariely group has been studying his latest book, Irrationally Yours, which is a compilation of columns from his wildly popular Wall Street Journal […]

(Yet) Another NCAA chance for leadership and inclusion

Last weekend I had the extraordinary opportunity to deliver a TED Talk, at Gustavus’ TEDx Conference (kudos to David Newell and his team of students and volunteers, BTW) about some findings from a long-term research project examining workplace religious discrimination over the last 15 years. In analyzing 15 years of high-level court decisions in the […]