Fighting Poverty Through Wine

With an estimated three quarters of its population living off less than $2 a day, Ethiopia is one of many African nations searching for different ways to jump start the economy. A team of graduate students from a university halfway around the globe may have one answer. In August, six MBA students from Emory's Goizueta Business School traveled to Ethiopia to...

Goizueta Launches Redesigned Website

Goizueta is adopting a new look and feel for its website, www.goizueta.emory.edu. With the launch comes a new navigation system, easier "sharing" of content on social networks and a renewed focus on sharing details on the school, events, faculty, students and more! Poke around the new site, and be sure to share it with others in the Goizueta community....

Stores Look for More Black Friday Traffic

It's more than leftover turkey and football. Commonly known as "Black Friday," retailers have long used the day after Thanksgiving as an excuse to open doors in the early hours of the morning, offer attractive discounts or otherwise draw customers with unique giveaways and promotions. But with each year sales tend to extend to the weeks before the fourth Friday in...

Financial, Human Capital Solving Problems

Bob Pattillo, founder of Gray Ghost Ventures, joined Vice President and Secretary of Emory University Rosemary Magee and Ross Baird of First Light Village Capital Nov. 16 at Goizueta for a special "Creativity Conversation" on ways to leverage financial and human capital for social good. Pattillo is a serial entrepreneur with interest in social enterprise and microfinance. He entered from the world of big business...

Keen Recounts Time in Haiti

In less than 50 seconds, approximately 200,000 people died. A nondescript auditorium at Goizueta Business School briefly held its breath as Army Lt. Gen. Ken Keen recited the statistic -- the horrific nature of January's earthquake in the tiny Caribbean nation of Haiti. Keen spoke at Emory Thursday evening, Veterans Day, detailing his role as commander of U.S. military relief efforts. He also attended an early-morning...

Continued Support for Habitat for Humanity

As part of an ongoing commitment to the Atlanta-based organization, Goizueta students recently took part at a build for Habitat for Humanity. A group of students worked in Jonesboro but that's one of many events planned by the team, which is led by a group of MBA students. The home was built in The Avery, a Habitat subdivision with energy efficient homes. The development is...

LIVE VIDEO: Dean’s Speaker LTG Keen

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, in conjunction with the Emory Center for Ethics and Rollins School of Public Health will welcome Army Lt. Gen. P.K. (Ken) Keen to campus today, Veterans Day. Keen is scheduled to speak at 5:30 p.m. on his experience in the military, including his role as commander of U.S. forces during relief efforts in post-earthquake Haiti. This event full,...

Goizueta Rings the Bell at NYSE

Alumni, current students, faculty and staff gathered Nov. 2 at one of the most famous locations in New York -- The New York Stock Exchange. Goizueta hosts an event on the floor of the historic building each year, reserving space after the final bell so alums from all programs and years can discuss memories and future endeavors. Senior Director of Alumni...

CBS News: Seasonal Hiring on the Rise

Seasonal hiring is underway for many retail companies but, unlike previous years, new employees may find long-term homes from a temporary engagement. CBS News reports a total of 151,000 seasonal hires in the month of October -- three times more than last year. Goizueta's Tom Smith, a labor economist, said employers are optimistic about seasonal hires, which could increase the amount...

Finding What’s On… Online

Searching for television shows online can be a chore but a Goizueta alum hopes his company can help users clean up their viewing experience as the Internet becomes a more viable option for everyday television. Former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone (JD/MBA98) told USA Today a soon-to-be 1-year old venture, Clicker, was built to address needs for the future of television.  "We were looking at...