Olin Doctoral Programs Newsletter
March 2020
 Highlight Olin 2020
Thirty-five of our top PhD  applicants attended the annual Highlight Olin event February 19th-20th.  Thank you to our faculty and students for showing them what Olin is all about!  Here was the itinerary for the two day event:
Thursday,  February 20th   

Reception  5:00-6:00pm 
Charles F. Knight Center

Dinner 6:00-7:30pm 
Anheuser-Bush Dining Hall 
Friday, February 21st 

Opening Session 9:00-9:45am 
Todd Milbourn, Vice Dean
Anjan Thakor, Program Director

Individual Meetings with Faculty 
Campus Tour

Closing Reception 
Bauer Hall

Important Dates & Deadlines

Spring Break     
 March 8-14

Mini B Courses
Start March 16

Summer Registration
Opens March 25
Readings & Exams
April 26-May 6 

  May 15  
Summer Session
 Begins May 18 

Accolades * Awards * Paper Acceptances

Yifang Xie (Accounting) has accepted an Assistant Professor position at UBC Sauder School of Business, The University of British Colombia. 

Jonathan Lee (Organizational Behavior) has accepted a two year post doc position at University of New Hampshire. 


Second year PhD student Alex Park (Marketing) earned an Honorable Mention Award at the Society for Judgement and Decision Making Student Poster Competition for "The benefits of social-digital platforms on peer debt repayment."


Alumni Spotlight

Strategy alumnus Trey Cummings (2019) accepted an Assistant Professor position at Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins.


PhD Student Committee
Students were elected to serve as representatives for their area.
Accounting-Yanrong Jia
Economics-Chris Hurley
Finance-Renping Li
Marketing-Alex Park
Org. Behavior-Jack Zhang
Operations-Zihan Zhao
Strategy-Ming Wang


Upcoming Seminars & Events

Some seminars have been cancelled due to travel restrictions relating to coronavirus. 

Finance Brown Bag Series
Every Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30 pm in SH 241

CFAR Finance Seminar-Elena Simintzi
March 20, 10:30am-12:30pm in SH 241

CFAR Finance Seminar: Antoinette Schoar
March 27, 10:30am-12:00pm in SH 241

CFAR Accounting Seminar: Xiaoli Tian
March 27, 1:45-3:00pm in SH 241
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