Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

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Dispatches from the First Week of Online Learning

The rapid transition from in-person to online courses went smoothly, though there were a few bumps in the road. Hear what Pitt faculty members have to say about the transition to a remote academic landscape.
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Pitt Commits to Carbon Neutrality

The University has already reduced greenhouse gas emissions on the Pittsburgh campus by 22%. Building and infrastructure efficiencies are key to the new goal of carbon neutrality by 2037—Pitt’s 250th anniversary.
The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Katz MBA Rises in Poets & Quants Rankings

Barry Mitnick

Business Professor Wins Aspen Institute ‘Ideas Worth Teaching Award’

Barry Mitnick’s undergraduate honors business history course, Market Manipulations: Crises, Bubbles, Robber Barons and Corporate Saints, has been recognized with the Aspen Institute’s 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Award—one of only 10 courses worldwide to be selected.
Carrie Leana

Financial Worries Linked to Workplace Performance

In a series of studies of workers ranging from nursing aides to truck drivers, business professor Carrie Leana found that the more employees worried about money, the worse their work performance—even if they earned middle-class salaries.
Sophia Choukas-Bradley and Vanitha Swaminathan

Experts Weigh in On Instagram Hiding Likes

Psychologist Sophia Choukas-Bradley and brand strategist Vanitha Swaminathan say Instagram’s move this week to hide the number of likes on some posts in the U.S. could change how young adults feel about themselves and their peers.