The Tepper School of Business Class of 2014 graduated this past May with the well-wishes and advice of an illustrious keynote speaker — William S. Demchak, PNC Financial Services Group Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. He urged the class to “always ask why” and to “stand boldly for what is right.”William Demchak Asks Why
Should you put oil into your portfolio? What are the expected returns on commodities like oil? How are they similar to equity and bond returns? Over the past 10 years, there has been a large shift in financial investment in commodity markets. The return patterns have changed as a result. Some have called for greater restrictions on this commodity speculation as it increases, so they argue, prices. Bryan Routledge, professor of finance at the Tepper School of Business, asks these questions during a presentation at the 2014 Tepper School Alumni Reunion on April 12, 2014.Asset Allocation to Commodities - Oiling Your 401K
This research investigates the email networks within Enron prior to its demise using both content analysis and social network analysis. The study presents comparisons the email networks and communication patterns of legitimate projects at Enron and the fraudulent projects. Brandy Aven, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory at the Tepper School of Business, presented this material at the 2014 Tepper School Alumni Reunion on April 12, 2014.The Effects of Corruption on Individual Communication Behavior: The Case of Enron
Tepper School of Business students, in the thick of early career development, recently stepped back to consider a very different topic — retirement. Roger Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, shed light on this urgent social issue as part of the W.L. Mellon CEO Speaker Series.Roger Ferguson Jr. Examines US Retirement Security
David Simmons (BS MCS, TPR '86), Chairman and CEO of PPD, returned to the Tepper School of Business as part of the 2013-2014 W.L. Mellon Speaker Series and shared insights on how his experiences as a student at Carnegie Mellon University prepared him for his successful career.David Simmons Discusses Career Management
Early on Nov. 21, Tepper School of Business students eagerly filled Mellon Auditorium to await William D. Green, the former Chairman and CEO of Accenture, and second W.L. Mellon Speaker Series presenter for 2013-2014. The event, held in a question and answer format, allowed Green to engage with the students, imparting his invaluable advice.William Green Imparts Wisdom With Witticism
While studying at the CMU, Paul Fonteyne developed a skill set that helped put him on a trajectory to the top of the global pharmaceutical industry. Now serving as U.S. Country Managing Director, President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation, he shared his practical advice on leadership with students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.Paul Fonteyne Offers Practical Expertise
As the co-founder of the non-profit D.R.E.A.M., Jaleni Thompson, BSBA '08, has impressive aspirations - he aims to close our country's wealth gap. By providing much-needed financial education, Thompson is determined to empower the underserved youth of New York City through the strength of knowledge.D.R.E.A.M. - Developing Responsible Economically Advanced Model Citizens
Awards program recognizes 40 outstanding regional leaders who are under the age of 40.
"Fitwits" Engages Kids in Meaningful Health Improvement Practices- 2 Tepper School Alumni Chosen to Lead Organization
Executive Education Program Will Begin in September 2014
The Simmons Auditorium is planned to be the largest auditorium space at Carnegie Mellon.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant to the Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) to create an Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site on campus.