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Austin René Moulder is among the best and brightest

Excerpt from Olin Blog: Congratulations to Austin René Moulder, named this week to Poets & Quants’ list of the best and brightest MBA students. Moulder, from Kansas City, Missouri, describes himself as a “proud 22-year-old Latino committed to advancing socioeconomic justice for disadvantaged communities by utilizing interdisciplinary solutions.” Among other questions, P&Q asked him why he chose Olin Business […]

Bryanna Brown’s address to the Class of 2022

Excerpt from The Source: Bryanna Brown, an MBA graduate from Olin Business School, delivered her message to the Class of 2022 at Washington University in St. Louis during the Friday, May 20, Commencement ceremony on Francis Olympic Field. Below are Brown’s prepared remarks to the graduates. Members of the Washington University community, families, friends, distinguished guests […]

GBSA President Sam Amorin cuts the ribbon to open Olin’s Bear Public House

Excerpt from Olin Blog: Olin’s Bear Public House comes out of hibernation After two long years, The Bear Public House is open again. Dean Mark P. Taylor invited first-year MBA students to a ribbon-cutting and reception to celebrate the reopening of the Bear at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14. Students joined Taylor, his team, and the […]

Cristián TroBass and the biggest Carnaval globally: Brazil

Episode summary found on Ritmos Negros: Meet Cristián TroBass – Brazilian Capoeira You are now listening to Ritmos Negros! Feliz Carnaval Foliões!! Happy Mardi Gras! Have fun, but y’all better be safe! We will dive into the home of the biggest Carnaval globally: Brazil! In this episode, I speak with Chilean capoeira professor and singer-songwriter […]

Three teams with C@O Students Advance to Semifinals

SKANDALARIS VENTURE COMPETITION SEMIFINALISTS CHOSEN FOR SPRING 2022 From Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship blog: Seventeen Washington University startups (founded by students and recent alumni) are set to compete in the spring 2022 Skandalaris Venture Competition (SVC) for a chance to win up to $22,500 in awards. The Skandalaris Center reviewed 55 ventures who applied […]

Team Tylmen makes it to the next round!

Excerpt from Olin Blog: Three months after inviting entries for a joint pitch competition sponsored by WashU Olin and Poets & Quants, judges have pared down the 167 startup plans to just 12. Those will be further trimmed to a list of teams that will present their pitch with a $50,000 prize on the line. The […]

3rd Place for MBA Sustainability Case Competition

Excerpt from Penn State Center for the Business of Sustainability LinkedIn post: Our 2021 Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition focused on Electronic Waste, or E-Waste — a business #sustainability case related to consumption and how to dispose of it.  Congratulations to our 3rd place winners from Washington University in St. Louis – Olin Business School: Stephanie […]

Miguel Valerio and Argentine Tango

Episode summary found on Ritmos Negros: Meet Miguel Valerio – Argentine Tango! You are now listening to Ritmos Negros! We embark on a NEW journey to South America in Season 3! In this episode, I speak with Miguel Valerio, a Washington University in St. Louis Spanish Professor. We discuss the Black roots of Argentine Tango, […]

Being Real

Excerpt from Clear Admit: What is your initial impression of the Washington Olin students/culture/community? I came in with a blank slate, not sure of what to expect. I knew the caliber of students and the nature of WashU’s community would be top-tier. The student body and the community at Olin is extremely diverse. I haven’t […]

Making the most of a career pivot

Excerpt from Olin Blog: The winning team of the seventh annual PepsiCo MBA Invitational Business Case Competition included Tyler Whiteman, MBA ’23. Whiteman is a first-year student who had spent most of the past decade in musical theater as an actor, singer, and dancer out of New York City. Then COVID hit. “In a matter of days, […]

Using AI in Fashion

Excerpt from Olin Blog: It’s a problem he only began to appreciate as he considered expanding Tylmen’s product line from ties and pocket squares into suits. Body scans and virtual reality, he reasoned, would modernize the experience, letting customers virtually try on the clothes. “As we were workshopping this, we were learning there was a bigger […]

Ecuadorian Football Federation through the Center for Experiential Learning

Excerpt from Olin Blog: This semester, our team has been working with the Ecuadorian Football Federation through the Center for Experiential Learning’s practicum program as the FEF looks to benchmark itself against other football federations in Latin America and beyond to better evaluate its performance. Our CEL team is comprised of six members: Team lead […]

Your business idea could earn $50K in Olin/P&Q-sponsored pitch competition

Excerpt from Olin Blog: WashU Olin Business School was Poets & Quants’ choice for 2022’s #1 MBA program for entrepreneurship. So, it’s only natural that the business school trade publication would team with us for an innovative showcase of startup ideas. And the winner pockets $50,000 to launch their idea. That’s one of the announcements that emerged […]

Ivelisse Diaz and Puerto Rican Bomba y Plena

Episode summary found on Ritmos Negros: Meet Ivelisse Diaz – Puerto Rican Bomba y Plena You are now listening to Ritmos Negros! We are transitioning to our next destination, Puerto Rico, as we leave the magical island of Jamaica. Today, we explore two musical genres with deep African roots and strong percussion rhythms: Bomba y […]


Our goal is to make social media actually “social,” so we want to give you more game modes that fit your interests and allow more players to get in on the action. Currently we have two versions of the game Just Matthews Excerpt from Olin Blog: Justin Matthews, Olin MBA ’23 candidate, has loved game […]

Bringing Diverse Talent to WashU

Excerpt from Washington Magazine: The late-Sterling H. Schoen, a Washington University business professor, was the undisputed powerhouse behind the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, the business diversity organization he founded and served for 14 years. After waking to the possibility that a “consortium” of business schools could address racial inequity in corporate leadership, Schoen […]

How did your Olin education prepare you for your internship?

Excerpt from Olin Blog: “I use Olin’s value-based and data-driven approaches every day of my internship. At Amazon, I’m encouraged to dig deep into data sets to gather insights and invent new creative solutions to solve customers’ problems. Olin’s education prepared me for my internship at Amazon by teaching me qualitative and quantitative analysis frameworks […]

Becoming an economic-type diplomat

Excerpt from the Consortium Blog: As a burn survivor, Antonio Rivera-Martinez learned the hard way the importance of slowing down, of taking life day by day as opposed to rushing.  Now a first-year MBA student and Consortium fellow at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, Rivera-Martinez is finding success applying this same mindset […]

A successful virtual Diversity and Women’s Weekend

Excerpt from Olin Blog: Bryanna Brown, MBA ’22, wrote this blog post. At Olin’s Diversity and Women’s Weekend, she spoke as a fellow with the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management during the session “Infusing Your Story into the Application Process.” For a prospective MBA candidate, interacting with the faculty, staff and students can be a pivotal […]

How is the first semester going?

Excerpt from the Consortium Blog: After completing the first semester of my MBA this past week, I can finally say that this school year has indeed been one for the books thus far. I’ve continued to grow much more than expected in this current climate, and it wouldn’t be possible without The Consortium and the […]

How Olin supported their startup ambitions

Excerpt from Olin Blog: Four Olin students and alumni participated in a roundtable discussion on October 27, when Poets & Quants announced that, for the second year in a row, Olin claimed the top spot as the best MBA program for entrepreneurship. John Byrne, Poets & Quants’ editor-in-chief who moderated the discussion, commented, “I think the best part of entrepreneurship is generating […]

Why Olin?

Entrepreneurship students and alumni: Tova Feinberg, MBA ’22; Shannon Turner, MBA ’18; and Lloyd Yates, MBA ’22. Excerpt from Olin Blog: On the strength of the many startups launched by recent WashU Olin students, the school once again snagged the No. 1 spot in Poets & Quants 2020 ranking of top MBA entrepreneurship programs. For the second year […]