Trail Talk: Russ’s ‘Other’ Ten Essentials

Trail Talk: Russ’s ‘Other’ Ten Essentials by Russ Winkler This Saturday, June 9, is National Get Outdoors Day: http://www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org/ . In preparation for getting outdoors and enjoying the natural world safely I am continuing the series on hiking I started last week. Last week I covered the ten essentials, the short list of what you … Continue reading

Escape the city for a Day

Summer is here!  School is out (well for most of us).  There is actually time to do some fun things we don’t get to do during the semester.  While the city is full of culture, fun, sites, lights, and those sexy skyscrapers, let me suggest escaping the city for a little while.  A day to … Continue reading

Trail Talk: The Ten Essentials for Hiking

Trail Talk: The Ten Essentials of Hiking by Russ Winkler This Saturday, June 2, is National Trails Day: http://www.americanhiking.org/national-trails-day/ and next Saturday, June 9, is National Get Outdoors Day: http://www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org/ . In honor of, and hopefully in preparation for, these days of outdoor activity I am offering a series of information pieces about what you … Continue reading

It’s Time for All to Know: Origins

I sat in the second row FIN9770 awaiting my test results.  I wasn’t expecting a stellar score, but certainly above the average.    That was my modus operandi — a solid B+ student.  Most of the answer cards were met with an exaltant “Yes!”   Mine was a 86.  Satisfactory I thought. Until . . .  I … Continue reading

G Day -1 week!

This is it.  Classes and finals are done.  Cap and gown along with tickets are in my possession.  My MBA career has drawn to a close. While I’m certainly glad to done.  I’m even happier to have my life back.  Imagine doing things in the evening and kvetching about something other the UCLA (i.e. the … Continue reading

Five (not so obvious) tips for staying healthy while balancing work and grad school

We all know how to stay healthy: eat well, get adequate sleep, and exercise daily. But that advice is for our coworkers and friends who know what it means to have evenings free during the week. What about those of us who are in class, at the library, or conducting research so often that we … Continue reading

ICSC: Conversation with Glenn Rufrano

The Oak Room in the Newman building welcomed Glen Rufrano, the President & CEO of Cushman Wakefield and Erika Miller, correspondent of PBS’s “nightly Business Report” for a discussion about commercial real estate.  ICSC sponsored the event. Professor Ko Wang, Newman Chair in Real Estate Finance, welcomed everyone and introduced the program. Ms. Miller started … Continue reading

Danny Meyer: Do it here in NYC

May 9th, 2012 brought the inimitable Danny Meyer of the Union Square Hospitality Group to the Newman Library for the last Zicklin Leadership luncheon of the semester. Mr. Meyer spoke with a breezy comfort and started with a perennial topic — leadership. It is everything you learned as a kid: picking a winning team.  Who’s … Continue reading

Weekly GSA Newsletter May 15th

  Your weekly GSA newsletter! Welcome to Week 16!! Rock those Finals!!! Is this email not displaying properly? See it in the browser. Header image courtesy of Leon Fischman. GSA Special: 2012 Year End PaRTy!!! Tuesday, May 29th 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Greenwich Village Country Club, 110 University Pl, Between 13th & 12th Yes, … Continue reading

Sustainability Evolved: ESG & Valuations

April 17, 2012.  14-220 Newman Vertical Campus The Sustainability Practice Network and the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Responsibility sponsored a panel discussion about environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in corporate valuations. Robert Solomon, Associate Professor, NYU, Introduced the program and commented on the size of the audience and how it’s grown over the … Continue reading