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Kogod in the Media/June 2009


Faculty, Programs, & Quotes

Kogod Executive-in-Residence Bob Sicina Interviewed on China Radio
International Business expert Bob Sicina was interviewed about the upcoming United Nations conference on the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development. Listen to his full interview. (5/29/09)

Professor Goldberg Weighs-in on Using Social Media as a Recruitment Tool
Management Professor Caren Golberg dicusses the changes in corporate recruiting, especially because of the lower costs associated with using the web. "You really can'd get any more cost-effective than web recruiting," said Goldberg. Web 2.0 recruiting, such as using Twitter, Facebook, and Linked in does not replace traditional recruiting, but does act as a good compliment.  View full article.  (6/12/09)

Kogod Professor Heather Elms Quoted in BusinessWeek
In a recent BusinessWeek article titled "Has Government Crossed the Line?" International Business Professor Heather Elms weighs in on the shifting thought in business, that government now needs to begin to back-off. "To some extent, the crises at the companies are evidence that they weren't going a very good job, you have all these stakeholders stepping in and saying no, this is how you do it. Now the government is saying we want some strings atached to that, and managers are saying we don't want you to mess with our discrection," says Elms. View full article. (6/12/09)

Kogod Names Director of Kogod Center for Career Development and Director of Graduate Programs
The announcement of two new positions at Kogod appeared in the Washington Business Journal.  Arlene M. Hill was named director of the Kogod Center for Career Development.  Hill will serve as chief career services officer for graduate and undergraduate students, provide leadership for employer outreach, direct on campus recruitment efforts including tracking and outcomes reporting, and manage the KCCD’s resources related to career programming, tools, technology, and software. In addition, Dr. Anne Ferrante was appointed director of graduate programs.  Ferrante will have senior management responsibility for Kogod’s graduate degree portfolio and ensure quality in program development, curriculum management, and the student academic experience including advising and student services.  View full article.  (6/15/09)