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From Convict to Entrepreneur

November 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

By many standards, the story of Harley Blakeman would be considered a successful one. After graduating from Fisher in 2017 with a specialization in operations, Blakeman has gone on to launch Just Corrections LLC, an organization dedicated to helping criminals reenter society and find careers. His [...]

Analytics and Accounting Collide

November 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Last autumn, the Fisher College of Business was chosen by KPMG as a founding partner for the Master of Accounting with Data Analytics Program. Starting this semester, KPMG sent 25 of its hires to Ohio State to begin the nine-month long MAcc program. There are several other schools involved in the [...]

Moneythink, Money Change

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Only 17 states mandate personal finance courses in high school. Fewer than 20 percent of teachers report feeling competent enough to teach personal finance, while only 28 percent of parents feel comfortable to speak with their children about finances, according to a 2016 Council for Economic [...]

Marc Smith: King of Accounting

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you’re a student in Fisher, then you’ve almost certainly heard the name Marc Smith. Professor Smith, the lead lecturer of the introduction to accounting courses, seems to have perfected the art of teaching accounting. Funny and charismatic during his interview, Smith recently sat down with [...]

Real Talk: Transition to Online Classes

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Have you taken any online classes or classes that required you to watch video modules before coming to the lecture? Do you think the format helps you to better understand the material, or rather, does it put the burden on you to be more self-disciplined? To meet the needs of 6,000 Fisher students, [...]

Resume Building to Resume Career

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Pay it forward” is a phrase often tossed around in Fisher. The idea of taking the support students have been given and trying to return the favor whenever possible speaks to the core values of the business school. A group of Honors Cohort students have taken this message to heart. A [...]

Are You #UpByFive?

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

For many college students, the hour of 5 a.m is usually spent sleeping soundly in the comfort of one’s bed. Those who regularly—and voluntarily—rise at 5 a.m are often viewed as superhuman individuals with the boundless energy and motivation needed to make breakfast, work out, shower, [...]

Sustainability on the Rise

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Reuse. Reduce. Recycle. Within current conversations about the progression and development of any university, being environmentally conscious is emerging as a critical element of responsible citizenship. However, a larger field is surfacing which encompasses a broader and more holistic set of [...]

Rethinking Language Learning

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Have you ever tried to order food in a foreign restaurant or transfer a flight in an airport overseas? That was probably the first time you realized how hard it is to actually use a language that you barely understand. Many people have learned a second or third language, but few of them are able to [...]

The Honors Cohort

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

To succeed in the long term, business students must be willing and able to ask questions and apply the technical skills they have mastered in new avenues. Fisher’s Honors Cohort program is one tool students can use to hone leadership skills and apply critical thinking to the community’s most [...]
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