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Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School
BSBA Undergraduate Programs Newsletter
Volume 11, Issue 5
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Olin Undergraduate Happenings 
  • Spring 2020 Registration
  • Reminder about Olin Space Usage
  • Olin Global Program Opportunities: Summer and Fall 2020 Application Cycle and Abroad Info Session, Global Ambassador Page
  • 5th Annual Olin Sports Business Summit
  • Net Impact Sustainability Expo
  • At the Table: Chef as Artist and Executive, Lunch Opportunity with Danny Meyer
  • Composing a Life: Women Inspiring Women
  • Bear Studios Recruitment for Strategy and Technology Fellows
  • Expert Hours: Marketing and Branding with David Vinjamuri
Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

October 1215
Fall Break

November 13
Parent & Family Weekend

November 15
Last Day to Change Grade Option to Credit and Last Day to Withdraw
Spring 2020 Registration

Registration is quickly approaching and begins November 8th! If you are a BSBA student, you MUST meet with your Olin advisor in order to register. Here are some tips to make registration go smoothly:
  • Read through important information for registration on CampusGroups
  • Timeslots for appointments fill up quickly! Set up an appointment with your advisor online or at Simon 118.
  • Be sure to check your BASe Audit on WebSTAC to see what requirements you still have to complete.
  • Look at the course listings online to see what classes are available Spring 2020.
  • If you have a second major or minor outside of Olin, come to your meeting with your advisor knowing what classes you need to take for anything outside of Olin.
  • If you are an Olin second major or minor, you do not have to meet with your Olin advisor. However, feel free to stop by on-call advising hours or email with questions.
Important for Sophomores - Class of 2022
If you plan on majoring in Economics and Strategy, please plan on taking MEC 370 in the Spring 2020 semester. It is only offered in the spring semester and if you plan on going abroad Spring of 2021, you may not be able to finish the major. Reach out to your advisor with any questions about majors.

Reminder about Olin Space Usage

This is a friendly reminder that students are not to use the Faculty lounges in Simon Hall (both on the second floor) and Knight/Bauer Halls (on the fourth and fifth floors) as they are for faculty use only. Student groups and individuals should not reserve or use these areas for grading, club meetings, or study spaces. Thank you.

Olin Global Program Opportunities

Application Cycle

Summer and Fall 2020 applications will be available starting November 1st. Please see your advisor and/or a global advisor with any questions.

ISBA applications are due February 1st, 2020, however, completed applications will be evaluated and section preference will be given to students who apply by December 15th.

Learn more about Olin's Global Programs.

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Summer and Fall Abroad Info Session

Please join Olin Global Programs in learning about four unique study abroad opportunities available next summer and fall. We will be hosting an info session in Simon Hall 118, BSBA Conference Room, from 3:00-4:00pm on Monday, October 28th. Come learn about these programs:

3:00-3:15 Business in Europe (Paris/Rome) – New Semester Program Spring 2021
3:15-3:30 Business of the Arts (London/Galway) – New Summer Program 2020
3:30-3:45 Entrepreneurship & Startups in Europe (Madrid/Sarajevo) – Summer 2020
3:45-4:00 Israel Summer Business Academy (ISBA) – Summer 2020

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Check Out the Global Ambassador Page!

If you are interested in going abroad, but want to gain a student’s perspective, check out the Global Ambassador page:
https://olinwustl.campusgroups.com/bsbaglobal/global-ambassadors/

5th Annual Olin Sports Business Summit

Friday, October 18th, 8:00am-1:00pm in Emerson Auditorium in Knight Hall

The summit is free, but you must register as space is limited. This event kicks off our Lacob Sports Business Speaker series. Mr. Lacob, our program’s benefactor, is currently the principal owner of the three-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.
Learn more about Olin's Business of Sports Program.

The summit is a one-day event featuring speakers from various parts of the sports industry covering topics ranging from business analytics, strategic marketing, sports law, sports finance, brand integration, and more.Visit the Speaker Roster for more details.
Net Impact Sustainability Expo
Friday, October 18th, 1:00-3:00pm, Holmes Lounge (Ridgley Hall)

Are you looking for a career that has a lasting, positive impact? The Net Impact Sustainability Exposition is your chance to meet and speak with professionals working in environmental, sustainability, and climate related careers, as well as connect with on-campus groups and programs.

Whether you’re looking for an internship or just looking to learn from our alum speakers, we aim to leave you inspired and empowered to pursue an impact-based career. The Exposition will have attendees from national corporations, NGOs, local organizations, and more — come join us and learn more about careers in sustainability.

If you plan on coming, we’d appreciate it if you’d send us an RSVP on CAREERlink!


Thursday, October 31st Emerson Auditorium | 7:30-11:00am, Emerson Auditorium

RSVP: tinyurl.com/ArtsMinorLaunch

Following the “At the Table: Chef as Artist and Executive” event, Danny Meyer (Founder of Shake Shack, Founder & CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group) is going to join a small set of students for lunch from 11:30am to 1:00pm. If you are interested in food/restaurants, hospitality, or entrepreneurship, this opportunity will be wonderful for you! To be in consideration for this opportunity, you will need to complete the Google Form below by Sunday, October 20th at 11:45pm. The final group will be notified of their selection that week.
https://forms.gle/vCuBSQ6VUpjVq7ea8
Bear Studios Recruitment for Strategy and Technology Fellows

Bear Studios, a student-run consulting and design firm, is seeking strategy and technology fellows to join its WashU practice. Bear Studios works paid contracts with St. Louis entrepreneurs and small business to provide valuable consulting, design, and technology work. Strategy Fellows will learn cutting-edge research and consulting skills to apply to deliverables like business plans, market research, and pitch decks. Technology Fellows will engage in basic coding projects including back-end web design and iOS and Android app design.
 

Please attend our informational session on Wednesday, October 16th from 6:30-7:30pm in the Skandalaris Center. Our application is now live on www.bearstudios.org. Please contact info@bearstudios.org with any questions.

Expert Hours: Marketing and Branding with David Vinjamuri
October 17th, 4:30pm-6:30pm — only four 30-minute sessions available!
Mallinckrodt 128, Skandalaris Center

Presented by the Skandalaris Center:
Expert Hours are an opportunity to meet with an expert, get feedback on your idea/venture, or learn about how to navigate the expert’s industry of expertise.

This time, Expert Hours will be hosted by David Vinjamuri. David teaches marketing and public relations at New York University, is a writer for Forbes, and has written multiple books, including Accidental Branding: How Ordinary People Build Extraordinary Brands. He can help with your venture’s marketing and branding challenges and questions.

Open to: WashU students, faculty, staff, and alumni with an active venture

ONLY FOUR 30-MINUTE SESSIONS AVAILABLE! Sign up below:
https://skandalariscenter.as.me/schedule.php?appointmentType=11637273
Make an appointment with your advisor. 

Location:
118 Simon Hall

Mailing Address:
One Brookings Drive | Campus Box 1133 | Saint Louis, MO 63130
Office: 314.935.6315 | Fax: 314.935.9095






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