Alumni Stories

Named CEO of
Banco Santander

José Antonio Álvarez, '96 (EXP-1), a member of the inaugural cohort
of the Executive MBA Program Europe in Barcelona,
will lead one of the world's largest banks.

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Insight Through Inquiry: Capital Ideas

Going Beyond
The Ice Bucket

Why did so many people video themselves getting doused
with ice water to raise money and awareness for ALS?
The new issue of Capital Ideas explores why we give,
and how the science of philanthropy has come into its own.

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Insight Through Inquiry: Capital Ideas

Is There a Start-Up
Funding Bubble?

In the latest Big Question, professors Scott Meadow, Waverly Deutsch,
and Ira Weiss discuss whether the market has gotten too frothy.
Pictured here, employees of Alibaba Group celebrate on the day
of the Chinese e-commerce company's IPO in September.

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New Paths to
the CEO Office

During Kilts Marketing Week, alumni including Brian Niccol, ’03,
president of Taco Bell, and Mark Hoplamazian, ’89, president
and CEO of Hyatt Hotels Corp., show students that marketers
don’t have to limit their sights to the CMO position.

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Economics Conference
Booth Research

Professors weigh in on fiscal and monetary policy as well as the outlook for
labor at the annual meeting of the National Association for Business Economics,
which drew top economists to Chicago.

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