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  • 04/15- In these unprecedented times I am truly grateful for the community of Saint Louis University students, faculty and staff. Over the past month we have worked diligently to transition to distance learning and provide assurances that our students have the support they need for their continued success. Additionally, our faculty and staff have reached out to support the workers of SLU that have been unduly impacted by the epidemic. The transition to this new way of educating occurred nearly overnight, and our Chaifetz School community has worked tirelessly to keep things running as smoothly as possible.

  • Dr. Becky Lynn smiles at the camera in a bright, indoor setting. A patient, out of focus, sits across the table from her.

    04/15- When Dr. Becky Kaufman Lynn (MBA '19) opened an independent medical practice in February, she was prepared for almost anything. Lynn had spent years preparing to open Evora, a St. Louis medical practice focused specifically on women's sexual health, menopause and gynecologic care. Then the pandemic hit.

  • Dr. Fred Niederman, a professor of management at SLU, smiles in a hallway of the Chaifetz School of Business.

    04/10- Communications of the Association for Informational Systems has named Professor Fred Niederman, Ph.D., its new Editor-in-Chief beginning on July 1, 2020. Dr. Niederman will be the journal's sixth editor and has been appointed for a three-year term.

  • Two students smiling outside in the courtyard of the Chaifetz School of Business.

    03/18- The newly established Ignatian Service Fellowship, created for passionate students with a demonstrated commitment to service and social action, provides a world-class business education combined with opportunities to affect positive change in the St. Louis community.

  • Four Chaifetz School students and their professor, Justin Goodson, smile for the camera in an indoor event space on Texas Christian University's campus.

    03/04- M.S. in supply chain management students Alex Tran, Akhmyed Soltan, Tianzuo Wang and Tianyou Wang, pictured above with Justin Goodson, Ph.D., competed in Texas Christian University's Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition in February.

  • Fred Niederman, Ph.D., Shaughnessy Endowed Professor

    01/29- Fred Niederman, Shaughnessy Professor of Management at Saint Louis University's Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, was honored in December by the Journal of the Association of Information Systems for his work as a senior editor to guide the top paper of the year to publication. The 2019 award marked the second time in five years Dr. Niederman has been recognized for his editorial work for the JAIS.

  • Katie Kelting, associate professor of marketing, stands behind the podium on stage at Chaifetz Arena adorned in academic regalia as she address 2019 midyear SLU graduates.

    12/18- Katie Kelting, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing at the Chaifetz School of Business, was awarded the 2019 Nancy McNeir Ring Award for Excellence in Teaching by Alpha Sigma Nu at the December Convocation on Friday, Dec. 13.

  • High school students who won the 2019 Teen Elevator pose with other finalists as oversized checks are presented to the winners.

    12/11- SLU's Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the annual Teen Elevator Pitch Competition on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Metropolitan Square Building in Downtown St. Louis and awarded $2,750 in cash prizes to four winning students from area high schools.

  • 12/10- Members of the Chaifetz School's Service Leadership Program, Samantha Schmidt and Lance Hussey, mentored students in the St. Louis Internship Program's CEO Program hosted at the Chaifetz School of Business this summer. The program provided college-bound juniors and seniors from underserved areas in the St. Louis community the opportunity to experience life as college students while developing business skills.

  • Sarah Gray poses for a photo at the BJC Collaborative.

    12/03- Sarah Gray, 2015 graduate of the Chaifetz School One-Year MBA program, is combining her business skills and Master of Healthcare Administration to improve quality of care for patients while lowering costs as program director of the BJC Collaborative.

  • Sophomore Service Leadership student Patrick Holbrook poses for a photo in the sun in front of the flowing fountains along the steps leading to John and Lucy Cook Hall, home to Saint Louis University's Chaifetz School of Business.

    11/19- When you picture what it's like to be a kid, you probably don't imagine hospitals and surgeries. But for many young people at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, that is reality. That's why Patrick Holbrook, a sophomore Service Leadership Program student at the Chaifetz School of Business, spent the summer of 2019 volunteering to create a fun experience for youth patients at the hospital.

  • Left to right: Patricio Duran, Marc Painter and Noni Zaharia

    11/06- Three new professors, Patricio Duran, Marc Painter and Noni Zaharia, joined the distinguished faculty at the Chaifetz School of Business this fall. Meet the Chaifetz School's newest faculty members and learn how their added expertise will expand academic opportunities for Chaifetz School students.

  • Chaifetz School Alumni Chris Tkach, M.Acc. '09 poses for a photo at his office at RubinBrown in St. Louis.

    10/25- A networking opportunity in an undergraduate writing course helped Chris Tkach, a 2009 graduate of the Chaifetz School's Master of Accounting program, launch his career at one of St. Louis' largest public accounting firms. Now he's a partner at RubinBrown.

  • Scott Duellman, Ph.D., Interim Edward Jeans Dean at the Chaifetz School of Business

    09/26- Accounting Department Chair and Alfred V. Dunkin Professor of Accounting Scott Duellman, Ph.D., has been named interim Edward Jones Dean of the Chaifetz School of Business. His appointment is effective immediately.

  • Allison Hallums (second right) and Caroline Schaupp, another service leadership member and volunteer at BBS (second left), spending the day with both their Littles at Grant's Farm.

    09/16- Most people imagine their summers going on vacation, reconnecting with friends and working at an internship. Allison Hallums, a senior studying service leadership and human resource management at the Chaifetz School, decided to put others first this summer by volunteering at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri (BBBS).

  • Chaifetz School students celebrate with a giant check on stage after winning the 2019 Deloitte-SAP Co-Innovation Event.

    08/07- Students from the Chaifetz School of Business defeated 128 students from 28 top business schools across the country, including finalists from Carnegie Mellon University, Texas A&M University and the University of Southern California, to win the $2,000 top prize at the fifth annual Deloitte-SAP Co-Innovation Event.

  • Sarah Siebels, a rising senior studying marketing at the Chaifetz School of Business, has an internship at World Wide Technology (WWT).

    08/05- Technology integrates into every sector of business. Sarah Siebels, a rising senior studying marketing at the Chaifetz School of Business, experienced how technology shapes marketing during a summer 2019 internship at World Wide Technology (WWT).

  • Kelsie Eckert Cozart, a recent graduate of the Chaifetz School with a B.S. in international business and French '18, secured a full-time position as a Global Planning Analyst at Bayer

    07/26- Kelsie Eckert Cozart, a recent graduate of the Chaifetz School with a B.S. in international business and French '18, secured a full-time position as a Global Planning Analyst at Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in life sciences and agriculture.

  • Nikolaisen combines marketing with her love for St. Louis through an internship at Jasper Paul PR and Marketing.

    07/26- While her high school classmates left St. Louis to start their college careers, Elise Nikolaisen had every intention of staying in St. Louis. Rising senior at the Chaifetz School of business, Nikolaisen combines marketing with her love for St. Louis through an internship at Jasper Paul PR and Marketing.

  • Chaifetz Professor Discovers How Corporations Can Limit Financial Misreporting by Hiring More Women

    07/09- While much is known about the barriers women overcome in the workplace to reach senior management positions, little is understood about how female executives differ from male executives on corporate decisions once these positions are obtained.

  • EMIB Graduate Students Travel to Asia to Expand Their Global Business Perspective

    07/06- Graduate students studying international business have the opportunity to travel to Asia and put their business skills to the ultimate test. The Executive Master of International Business program (EMIB) at the Chaifetz School of Business organizes an annual two-week trip to Asia every summer to immerse their students in a global business experience.

  • Students traveling to Hungary.

    06/21- The Boeing Institute for International Business at the Chaifetz School of Business hosted its annual global immersion trip over spring break to Budapest, Hungary for students to experience business challenges within Central Europe.

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    06/17- Learn why Jessi Farris pursued an MBA through the Chaifetz School of Business's one-year MBA Program.

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    06/17- Matias Grignola, a recent graduate from the Chaifetz School of Business with a B.S. in finance and entrepreneurship '19, works full-time as an internal auditor for Nestlé Purina.

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    03/15- Associate Professor of Marketing at the Chaifetz School of Business, Brad Carlson, Ph.D., conducted a research study to find out whether selective Salesforce training is effective.