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  •  Attention Business Professionals with 3+ Years of Experience!

    Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014 9:03 AM

    Graduate Business Career Management would like to invite you back to campus to conduct 30-minute mock interviews with our graduate business students.  Your valuable experience in various functional areas will serve as a priceless benefit for our students while they conduct their job search.  

    Interviews will be held in Lucas Hall at the Leavey School of Business during May, either during the morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m. or late afternoon before evening classes from 4:00-5:30 p.m.  The dates are May 6, 9, 13, 14, 16, and 23.  When you register, please check the box for any functional role(s) you can do an interview for.

    Register here»

  •  Bob Eberhart : Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council of Japan

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 1:38 PM

    Bob Eberhart, assistant professor of management, recently completed his co-chair role on the Innovation and Leadership Council of Japan, a business policy group making recommendations to both governments. At the invitation of the U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, Eberhart attended ceremonies in Tokyo last month marking the end of the council’s statutory appointment.

    Launched by the U.S. Department of State and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the council created several policy options for bilateral entrepreneurial development, including outer space programs cooperation and tax reform. The policies, accepted by both the White House and the Gaimusho, are now being implemented by both governments. For more information, refer to the council’s 2012 Report to Leaders.

    "I was really surprised when I was asked to co-chair the council that I was originally just an alternate on,” said Eberhart. “I joined out of pure interest but was soon asked to lead the policy writing task force. I took that as an extreme honor. It was quite eye-opening and rewarding to create policy objectives for US-Japan entrepreneurial cooperation. It was a true bilateral effort and it shows how academic knowledge can positively inform and affect public policy." 

    Learn more about Professor Bob Eberhart» 

    Far Left: Bob Eberhart
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