Welcome, 1-Year MBAs!

Welcome to Emory University and the Goizueta Business School! We are so pleased that you are here. In addition to many other wonderful resources and services available to you as a part of the GBS community, you have a team of 5 Business Librarians who are here to support you with your course projects, career…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Evening MBA Alum Dustin Caldwell

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Dustin Caldwell, Evening MBA class of 2016, discusses a title that offers business leaders a fresh perspective on how to run successful and long-lasting businesses….

This Day in Business History: New Coke – The Experiment that Didn’t Work 

April 23, 1985: It was just 35 years ago today, April 23, 1985, when Coca-Cola officially launched New Coke to the world, stating that it was “smoother, rounder, yet bolder—a more harmonious flavor.” Marketers are still debating the many reasons why New Coke failed, but one reason has been attributed to the fact that the company made…

NYTimes.com for 2021 Grads

If you are graduating this spring, you will be very happy to learn that you will continue to have access to your activated NYTimes.com student account until December 31, 2021! If you wish to continue access beyond this point, NYTimes’s current promotional rate is $1/week. Sign up here.

WSJ for 2021 Grads

If you’re graduating this spring, be sure that you’ve activated your Wall Street Journal / WSJ.com student account. Your student access will continue until 90 days post the graduation. If you wish to continue your WSJ access post graduation, keep your eyes open for an email from WSJ offering the WSJ Grad Pack, available when…

This Day in Business History: Happy birthday, J.P. Morgan!

April 17, 1837: J.P. Morgan was a titan of American business. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, his position and connections put him squarely in the middle of the development of American industry. Even today the name remains in the forefront of the global business financial world. John Pierpoint Morgan was born April…

This Day in Business History: McDonald’s Opens First Franchise

April 15, 1955: Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s franchise in Des Plaines, Illinois, having purchased the rights to franchise the restaurant across the country from the founders, Maurice and Richard McDonald.  To announce the grand opening, Kroc ran in add in the Des Plaines Journal, advertising “speedee service” and “plenty of free parking,” along with…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Associate Director Nikki Smith

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Nikki Smith, Associate Director of the BBA Career Management Center, talks about a title that will help simplify the process of job searching. Stay tuned…

This Day in Business History: Microsoft Releases Windows 3.1

April 6, 1992: This updated version of Windows established some features that are taken for granted today.  This includes the CTRL-ALT-DEL command to avoid rebooting your computer, and allowing you to cut and paste from one application to another.   As internet access moved forward, Windows 3.1 also supported modem speeds up to 9600 bps. To…

This Day in Business History: Apple Inc. Is Founded By Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

April 1, 1976: College dropouts Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computers, Inc. The two wanted to make computers small enough for people to have in their homes and offices. Ever wondered how they came up with the company name? According to an interview that Wozniak did with Byte magazine in December 1984, he credited Jobs with…