Later this week, Round 2 admits and their partners will arrive to Chicago for a weekend of the royal treatment. Dozens of current students will be on hand as volunteers to make the event a success, in a true demonstration of Booth’s “pay it forward” culture.
Professor Geni Ustroll (pronounced jeeni-yus-troll), a renowned professor of Reverse Psychology at Chicago Booth received the Nobel Prize in March for his peerless research in the field of reverse psychology.
She has run the gamut from advertising at Starcom, to entrepreneurship via New Venture Challenge, to consulting at Bain & Company, to tech at Google. Today, she brings it all together at Pinterest Chicago!
I was sitting at my desk at work in Houston when my husband, Chris, called to give me the good news from Booth. My immediate instinct was to jump up and down and scream with excitement, but with my colleagues in close proximity, I had to settle for profuse congratulations and a little happy dance in my chair. It was only after I left work and we got the chance to celebrate that reality set in.
Renuka Agarwal reflects on friendships, self-discovery and priorities through her two years at Booth.
Professor Bart Schultz (left) and Dr. Timuel Black discuss Dr. King’s life, legacy, and message at a Civic Engagement event on April 4th
Sen. Warner (left) and BFI Director Michael Greenstone talk about the economy and the future
University of Chicago is welcoming nine undergraduates, four graduate students, and four visiting faculty. We reached out to four of them to speak candidly about their experiences pre- and post-Maria.
Evening & Weekend
I grew up in a household where politicians weren’t exactly revered. By the time I was old enough to pay attention, acceptable public discourse was in a downward spiral that has continued, mostly unabated, to this day.
A lot of people come to business school with a particular goal in mind - become a consultant, join a tech company, vacation for two years on sponsorship. Mine was a little more ambiguous, but I had a goal nevertheless.
Tension has been building between the US and China. Is this the start of a destructive trade war, or mere posturing that will end with a whimper?
Have you ever seen the stylish, cohesive Instagram pages of companies like Oars + Alps, Trunk Club, and Crate&Barrel and wondered about the strategy that underlies the brand? Students at the 3rd annual Retail and Luxury Group conference, themed “Retail Renaissance”, learned how!
Energy is hot right now. What risks, challenges, and upsides does the energy industry face?Booth’s Energy Forward Conference was the best place to answer these questions.