ND Ethics Week

Author: Carol Elliott

Ethics Week 2017

The annual conference, held Feb. 14-17 at Mendoza College of Business, will explore “Sports and the Common Good”.

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New anti-inversion rules should reduce but not eliminate incentives to invert

Author: Carol Elliott

James Seida

The new U.S. Treasury rules limit the ability of U.S.-based firms to establish tax domicile in a foreign jurisdiction via merger-related corporate inversion, and also attempt to reduce the ability for all foreign firms, including inverted firms, to avoid U.S. income taxes via intercompany debt-related earnings stripping.

In new research, Seida finds that inverting firms have a long-term tax advantage compared to their domestic competitors. Seida co-authored the study along with Stephen Lusch, assistant professor at the University of Kansas, and Luke Watson, assistant professor at the University of Florida — both graduates of the Notre Dame Master of Science in Accountancy program.

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Mendoza names new director of executive education non-degree business programs

Author: Carol Elliott

Robin D. Kistler

The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business has named Robin D. Kistler as the director of non-degree programs at the Stayer Center for Executive Education as of Friday (April 1). Kistler will be responsible for the administration, strategy and promotion of the Stayer Center’s open enrollment, online and custom certificate offerings.

“I am very pleased that Robin will be leading our non-degree efforts at Notre Dame,” said Paul Slaggert, director of the Stayer Center.

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Wall Street Journal editor Gerard Baker to present worldview of U.S. elections

Author: Carol Elliott

Gerard Baker

The 2016 U.S. presidential election is already shaping up to be one of the wildest in the country’s history. The campaign so far has exposed deep fissures in American politics and society, and the next four years look set to be turbulent. But what will be the implications of this remarkable election for the U.S. and the global economy?

Gerard Baker, the editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal and managing editor of Dow Jones, will present his view of how the upcoming U.S. presidential election might impact the world economy during a talk at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business at 5 p.m. March 14 (Monday).

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Conference explores Laudato Si’ and sustainable development

Author: Carol Elliott

Mendoza College of Business

As part of the celebration of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment Laudato Si’, the University of Notre Dame is hosting a two-day conference to explore the significance of the encyclical, as well as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. (SDGs), key targeted environmental and developmental goals unanimously approved by world leaders in September.

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Mendoza College names new executive education director

Author: Carol Elliott

Paul Slaggert

Paul J. Slaggert has been named the director of the Stayer Center for Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

Slaggert, who previously served as the director of Stayer’s non-degree programs, will be responsible for the leadership and administrative oversight of marketing, recruiting, student services, curriculum and operations for all of the executive education programs. These include the graduate degree programs — the Notre Dame Executive MBA in South Bend and Chicago, the Master of Science in Business Analytics and the Master of Science in Finance — as well as non-degree open-enrollment, custom and online programs.

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Vatican financial reform leader to speak at Notre Dame

Author: Carol Elliott

Joseph Zahra

In February, Pope Francis gathered with the College of Cardinals and a group of lay people inside Vatican City’s Synod Hall for a historic event: to receive an update on the financial health of the Holy See.

Until very recently, only the pope and a small group of his closest aides were privy to the details of the Vatican Bank’s financial status. But Pope Francis has made financial reform a top priority, not only opening the books for scrutiny but convening a panel including six highest-caliber lay Catholics. Joseph Zahra, a former chairman of Malta’s Bank of Valletta and director of the island nation’s central bank, was selected to serve as chair.

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Mendoza hosts women's basketball alumnae, coach in leadership panel

Author: Carol Elliott

Mendoza blue banner reads: University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business

Muffet McGraw, the Karen and Kevin Keyes Head Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Notre Dame, joins two former players, Cathy Engelbert and Ruth Riley, for a panel discussion titled “Lessons in Leadership: From the Locker Room to the Boardroom,” 5-6 p.m. Friday (Oct. 16) in the Mendoza College of Business’ Jordan Auditorium. Anne Thompson, alumna and NBC News chief environmental affairs correspondent, will serve as moderator.

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Notre Dame offers new digital marketing program in Chicago

Author: Carol Elliott

Notre Dame building on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago

The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is launching an accelerated certificate program in digital marketing for marketing and media professionals. The Digital Marketing Certificate Program, offered by Mendoza’s Stayer Center for Executive Education in partnership with Rutgers Business School Executive Education, will take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 at the Notre Dame Chicago campus, located in the historic Railway Exchange Building, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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Climate change through the lens of impact investing

Author: Carol Elliott

Earth

Climate change presents daunting challenges along myriad fronts, including environmental effects, government policies, human services — and business investment. In just the next two decades, an estimated investment of $53 trillion will be required to limit the rise in global temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius, according to the International Energy Agency. Even at that level, the agency puts the odds at just 50 percent.

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