For Students, Faculty, and Staff
September 27, 2011
You Need to KnowExpress Scripts is the vendor that currently provides the university's pharmacy network and manages the university's pharmacy benefit plan.
Ohio State is aware of the contract issues between Express Scripts and Walgreens. Although recent communications from Walgreens directs you to contact your Human Resources Department, we are not a party to, nor do we have the ability to influence, their current negotiations. We will continue to keep you informed as we obtain more information. More information is available on the HR website.
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Fisher In The News
September 30, 2011
October 3, 2011
October 6, 2011
After more than two years of planning and six months of construction work, Mason Hall reopened on Sept. 16 with guests enjoying tours of the building as well as coffee and snacks from the new Rohr Café.
The building, originally dedicated in 1999 and named in recognition of alumnus Maj. Gen. Raymond E. Mason Jr., places a focus on flexible and interactive spaces designed to reflect the workplace of today.
"It's modern, wired, and collaborative," said Christine A. Poon, dean and John W. Berry Sr. Chair in Business at Fisher. "That idea of modernity and elegance has really been achieved." Read More >>
Fisher, in partnership with GE Capital, will convene top CEOs, academics, policy makers and industry experts for a national dialogue on the opportunities and challenges of middle market companies.
Fisher faculty and staff involved in developing the research along with Dean Poon were Anil Makhija, Steve Buser, Steve Mangum, Ingrid Werner, Jay Anand, Jeff Rice and Ann Hamilton and from the Department of Economics, Randall Olsen.
The summit will present strategies to maximize middle market growth potential and develop solutions to help strengthen middle market business domestically and globally.
Faculty participating on the panels include Jay Barney, Michael Leiblein, Tony Rucci and Michael Bills from Management and Human Resources; Karen Wruck from the Finance Department and Shashi Matta, Marketing and Logistics.
Ingrid M. Werner, Martin and Andrew Murrer Professor of Finance and Department of Finance chair (pictured right),
was elected president of the European Finance Association (EFA). The
EFA is a professional society for academics and industry practitioners
in the fields of financial management and financial theory.
Several venture capitalists and angel fund investors from around the country heard the first 10-xelerator (10x) class pitch their business concepts and companies during the 2011 Showcase Day.
The 10x program in partnership with Ohio's New Entrepreneurs (ONE) Fund launched a 10-week business accelerator to attract and retain talent in Ohio. For highlights of the summer program, press the arrow above to view a video.
A team of Fisher MBA students is facing
off with MBAs from Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, University of
Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Notre Dame and University
of Texas at Austin in the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge MBA
Marcus Hart Sandver
(pictured right), professor emeritus in the Department of Management
and Human Resources, passed away on Sept. 18, 2011 at his home. He was
"He was an engaged faculty member and university citizen, serving on several University Senate committees including the Faculty Compensation and Benefits Committee and the Athletic Council," said Christine A. Poon, dean of Fisher. "Marc planned to return to Fisher to teach the Collective Bargaining class for the MLHRs this quarter. Marc's dedication to his research, to students and to Fisher will be greatly missed." Read More >>
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