winter-spring 2001
class notes
dean hamada

Highlights of the Hamada Years
The Legacy of Retiring Dean Robert S. Hamada

Growth. Globalization. Vision.

In the eight years Robert S. Hamada has served as dean of Chicago GSB, the school expanded into Europe and Asia, gained two Nobel laureates, and launched a $175 million, five-year comprehensive campaign.

As he retires, his colleagues, including Harry L. Davis, Robert H. Topel, John Huizinga, Gary Eppen, and Mark Zmijewski, recall his achievements.


Being There: Business Forecast Luncheon
Economic Downturn Predicted for 2001
At the 2001 Business Forecast Luncheon, three prominent prognosticators shared their vision of the world’s economic and political future––a slipping economy, declines in stock prices and business investments, and an increase in global inequality.


Two Students Receive Lilly Minority Scholarships
The first Eli Lilly Minority Scholarships were awarded last fall to two Chicago GSB students selected by the financial aid office. The annual award, which was established in the spring of 2000, provides tuition assistance.


Roddick Promotes Socially Responsible Business
When Anita Roddick founded the Body Shop in 1976, she was not looking for a quick way to maximize profits. Instead, she was guided by a need to put “altruism back on the business agenda.”


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