Olin Business School

How two juniors are building a new home for short films

What started as an assignment for a business school class is now a fledgling streaming platform.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

How WU alum went from the WU kitchens to CEO of his family business

Displayed on the home page of Xi’an Famous Foods’ website are mouthwatering images of hand-ripped noodles, spicy dumplings and brimming bowls of soup. Behind the pretty pictures, however, lies the father-son duo who put in years of hard work.

| Staff Writer

Accounting professor Michael McLaughlin will leave WU next fall

Michael McLaughlin, an accounting lecturer known for his unconventional teaching methods and strong bonds with his students, will leave Washington University for Illinois Wesleyan University next year.

| Senior News Editor

As spring semester approaches, WU professors must decide between hosting classes online, in-person or hybrid

Professors across Washington University were required to declare by Nov. 6 whether they will conduct their classes online, hybrid or in-person for the spring 2021 semester.

| Staff Reporter

Beyond the call of duty: WU professor Michael McLaughlin reveals the value of education

As I am “waiting for the host to start this meeting,” I am preparing for an interview.

Aruni Soni | Staff Writer

Students urge academic departments to implement opt-in pass-fail policy to ease financial and academic burdens of online learning

Students put together an online petition last week calling on all academic departments of Washington University to allow students, both undergraduate and graduate, to opt into any class pass-fail with few restrictions and to count those courses toward major, minor and graduation requirements, or for students to choose to keep a letter grade.

Noah Slaughter | Staff Reporter

Olin’s MBA program named Program of the Year by business journal for 2019

Olin Business School’s full-time MBA program was named as the 2019 MBA Program of the Year by Poets&Quants, a distinguished business journal, Jan. 14.

Elia Zhang | Contributing Reporter

The magic of math: magician co-teaches accounting class

The Wednesday morning subsection of Lecturer Michael McLaughlin’s Accounting 2026 class was treated to a performative spectacle, this time in the form of a professional magician.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Reporter

In-class juggling performance draws crowd

To increase class participation, Accounting Lecturer Michael McLaughlin treated students in the 2:30 p.m. section of his Principles of Managerial Accounting class to a juggling performance, Nov. 14.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Reporter

Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer talks success, hospitality at Olin Business School

When we think of the world of business, what comes to mind? Innovation, networking, maybe competition; but what about hospitality?

Samra Haseeb | Contributing Writer

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