The Latest News
This is the place to learn what's happening at the Cook School. Awards, recognition, programs and events - - it's all news, and it is listed below, based upon the posting date. Events are posted on the Cook School Calendar, for your planning purposes.
Hadi Alhorr, Ph.D., has been appointed as the director of the Boeing Institute of International Business and chair of the department of international business in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University. A member of the faculty for over 10 years, he has excelled at teaching, research, and service. In addition to designing and delivering study abroad courses for undergraduate and graduate students, he leads international business classes at the undergraduate, graduate, executive, and doctoral levels. Topics include geopolitics, European business strategy, global business environments, and a global strategic management doctoral seminar.
The John Cook School of Business and the Show-Me Institute Welcome John Cochrane for Economic Policy Speaker Series
The Show-Me Institute, the Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business, and the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation are excited to present the 17th in the series of public lectures on policy issues. The event will take place on Thursday, October 6 at 5:30 p.m. with a reception in the Cook School atrium followed by a presentation from speaker John Cochrane in the A-B Auditorium.
John Cook School of Business Associate Professor Palash Bera, Ph.D., Receives Grant from Ghent University
John Cook School of Business associate professor in Operations and IT Management, Palash Bera, Ph.D., has received a $230,000 grant awarded by the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) through Ghent University, Belgium. Dr. Bera will serve as the co-supervisor on the project titled: Attention direction and task performance with domain model patterns. Over the next four years, Dr. Bera and his fellow researcher, Dr. Geert Poels will test different guidelines for effective use of patterns in domain models. Domain or conceptual models are developed as part of requirements analysis to document and communicate domain understanding during Information Systems development.
The Dean’s Breakfast Series Welcomes Guest Speaker Ronald Kruszewski, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Financial Corp.
The John Cook School of Business welcomes guest speaker Ronald Kruszewski, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Financial Corp. for the Dean’s Breakfast Series on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Dean’s Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. with a complimentary networking breakfast, and Mr. Kruszewski’s presentation will begin at 8 a.m. in the Cook School’s A-B Auditorium. While the event is free and open to the public, registration is requested. Visit deansbreakfast.slu.edu for more information.
Heather Bednarek, Ph.D., has been named the new associate dean of the John Cook School of Business. Bednarek assumed her new role beginning July 1. In addition to her role as associate dean, Dr. Bednarek is an associate professor in economics and previously served as the chair of the department of economics from 2011 to 2016. She has been a faculty member at Saint Louis University for 15 years.
Saint Louis University’s Professional Outreach Committee Hosts First Annual Professional Programs Fair on August 11, 2016
The Professional Outreach Committee of Saint Louis University is hosting its first annual Professional Programs Fair on Thursday August 11, 2016. Representatives from a variety of departments within the University will be present to meet with prospective students and discuss the many opportunities for continuing education at SLU.
The 12th annual Allsup Entrepreneurship Academy hosted by the John Cook School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship begins Monday, July 25. High school students interested in learning about what it means to be an entrepreneur can meet successful business owners, create and pitch their own business ideas, collaborate on teams and more – are invited to register.
Last week the John Cook School of Business welcomed 21 high school students to the fifth annual Sports Business Summer Academy. The high school students from around the country had the opportunity to hear from sports business industry leaders and faculty, and working on a special project for Gateway Motorsports Park.
The John Cook School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship recently hosted the third annual Chasing the Sun event where high school students from around the world team to solve problems. Each team presents the next with a set of problems to solve and the receiving team is tasked with developing entrepreneurial business solutions for those problems. Only 12 students from the St. Louis area were invited to participate in this elite event.
(ST. LOUIS – April 28, 2016) – Saint Louis University (SLU) and Logan University have entered into a unique agreement that will allow Logan students to take courses toward earning a SLU business certificate or degree while earning their Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree. The articulation and matriculation agreement is the first of its kind, giving DC students enrolled at Logan the advantage of gaining essential practice management skills from one of the most highly ranked business programs in the country.