Branding advice for graduates

By Professor Tim Calkins Tomorrow more than 1,000 students will graduate from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. I’ve taught almost half of them. They will soon start at new jobs, branch out in different industries and begin careers in cities around the world. It is an exciting moment, transitioning from one thing to the… Continue reading

Faculty advice for the Class of 2015

Kellogg celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2015 this past weekend. Prior to the ceremony, Kellogg’s faculty members were asked to offer their advice to the new graduates. Their responses ranged from the ideas of working hard and constantly learning to remembering to smile and focusing on more than just work.

On your graduation day

Good morning, graduates!

Today is a big day and you should feel very proud. My Kellogg journey has been shared with many of you, so I am sure you know this day is particularly meaningful to me as well. Your graduation, the convocation events this week and the exit conversations I’ve had with members of this class have inspired a bit of personal reflection.

Over the last 15 + years, I’ve developed five “life mottos” that I wanted to pass along to you to consider as you take the next step in your life journey.

Financial advice for graduates

This week, almost one thousand people will graduate from Kellogg with their MBA degrees. They will then embark on careers that will span decades. Last year I posted some financial advice for the graduates, and some people found that useful, so this year I’m sticking with the theme.

Five Life Mottos for Graduates

A letter to Kellogg’s graduating class of 2014 from Dean Ziegler Good morning, graduates! Today is a big day. My Kellogg journey has been shared with many of you, so I am sure you know this day is particularly meaningful to me as well. Your graduation, the convocation events this week, and the exit conversations I’ve had… Continue reading

Kellogg Grads Gather at Millenium Park

On Monday night the weather was perfect for a wonderful reception at the Harris Theater Patio hosted by the Dean’s office for about 500 Kellogg FT/PT graduates and their guests. Following Kellogg many classmates went to Millennium Park for  “An evening with Richard Thompson and his Electric Trio,” part of Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays in Millennium Park.