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.
Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business Researcher Helps Publication Address Replications in Business Research
ST. LOUIS— A recent technical note in the journal Science continued a debate about the reliability of scientific findings. In essence an open science consortium reported reconfirmation of only about half of the papers published in top psychological journals, however using a different approach another group of scientists found closer to 85% of studies to yield essentially the same as initial results.
The Cook School Accounting Department Hosts Speaker James Turley, Former Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young
The John Cook School of Business accounting department is hosting the Vasquez-Wuller Accounting Lecture Series featuring James Turley, former chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young on Thursday, April 21. The event takes place in the Cook School and begins at 2:30 p.m. with Mr. Turley’s presentation and a networking reception will follow at 3:30 p.m.
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business announces the finalists for SLU’s nationwide collegiate Pitch and Catch Competition as well as SLU’s High School Angels in the Outfield Competition. The competition is open to all college students around the country and St. Louis area high school students, and encouraged participants to submit a video for the chance to pitch their ideas in front of a panel of experts during a final competition on Sunday, April 24, at the Gateway Grizzly Ballpark.
On Friday, April 1, students, faculty and staff from Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business shared in the spirit of service at the Lift For Life Gym. The mission of Lift For Life Gym is to offer at-risk St. Louis city children a safe, enriching environment in which to strengthen their bodies, enrich their minds, develop healthy social relationships, and learn to make positive life choices.
The John Cook School of Business is hosting a special Dean’s Breakfast presentation with Charlie O’Reilly, Vice Chairman O’Reilly Auto Parts, on Monday, April 11. The event takes place in the Cook School and begins with a complimentary networking breakfast in the atrium at 7:30 a.m. and O’Reilly’s presentation will follow in the A-B Auditorium.
GlobalHack, a St. Louis-based nonprofit focused on building better tech communities through software competitions, announced today that Saint Louis University will be the location for their first $1 million hackathon. The organization's milestone event - GlobalHack VI - will take place at SLU's Chaifetz Arena from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23, 2016. Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business serves as GlobalHack VI title sponsor.
The John Cook School of Business Graduate Business office is hosting an information session for SLU students interested in the One-Year MBA program. The Cook School has updated the work experience requirements for its One-Year MBA program in an effort to be more accessible to non-business majors. The One-Year MBA is designed for recent college graduates and transitioning professionals. The cohort model encourages a diverse group of students who have the opportunity to learn and grow from one another. Students develop an extensive network that goes outside the classroom.
John Cook School of Business Launches Undergraduate Concentration in Analytics and Enterprise Systems
The department of operations and information technology management at the John Cook School of Business will introduce an undergraduate concentration in analytics and enterprise systems in fall 2016. With demand from employers seeking talent with analytics and enterprise resource planning (ERP) experience, this new concentration will enhance the market value of Saint Louis University business graduates.
John Cook School of Business Hosts “Ameren Sustainable Business Speaker Series” Featuring Bryon Crump, vice president of EnviroPAK Corporation
Join the Ameren Corporation and Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business for the annual “Ameren Sustainable Business Speaker Series” on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the John and Lucy Cook Hall. Bryon Crump, vice president of EnviroPAK Corporation will serve as the keynote speaker with a presentation entitled, “Trends in Sustainable Packaging: To the Recycle Bin and Back Again,” and a networking reception to follow in the Shanahan Atrium.
The John Cook School of Business invites you to a special Dean’s Breakfast presentation with Sister Simone Campbell, on Tuesday, February 16. The event takes place in the Cook School and begins with a complimentary networking breakfast in the atrium at 7:30 a.m. and Sr. Campbell’s presentation will follow in the A-B Auditorium. Sr. Campbell is a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change. Her presentation will be, “Business, Government and the Common Good: What it takes to create an economy of inclusion.” Sr. Simone led a yearlong project engaging business leaders in various parts of the country. In this presentation, she will reflect on her learnings in light of Pope Francis’ challenge to create an economy of inclusion.