Rio de Janeiro

Is Rio Ready?

Brazil exemplifies the challenges and opportunities of hosting major sporting events, such as the World Cup and the Olympics.
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Teaching in the Age of the Jetsons

Revamped classrooms are a direct response to the way workplaces, and the world, are changing, becoming collaborative and networked environments that often rely on a team approach to solving problems.
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Professional Notes for Nov. 17, 2014

This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
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Top 10 Global Risks for 2014

Risks such as water and food crises are among the top 10 risks, according to the World Economic Forum's annual Global Risk Report.
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Everything. Is. Awesome.

Rico Ferrarese, senior strategic risk manager of The LEGO Group, discusses how conscious choices help manage business uncertainty.
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Enter the CEBC Ethics Case Competition

Take advantage of this opportunity to enrich your ethics experience – a UST trademark – strengthen your analytical skills and build relationships with Twin Cities business executives and UST faculty.
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Opus College of Business Becomes UN PRME Signatory

Despite the cultural, legal, political and economic differences across the globe, there are some principles we can agree upon. Thousands of businesses have signed on to the UN Global Compact. If businesses agree, then business schools should get on board too.
Andrew Duff

A Proud Lifer

Trustee Andrew Duff aspired to work for Piper Jaffray & Hopwood as a teenager and that dream never went away. He was hired by Piper after graduating from Tufts. After 34 years, he's still there and has served as its chairman and CEO for more than a decade.
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Professional Notes for Oct. 7, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Corrine Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Paul Niskanen, Teresa Rothausen, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell and Kevin Zilverberg, and staff Sarah E. Spencer.