Newspaper and Magazine Essays

Denis Collins (2009) "Companies That Care," Madison Magazine, October 2009, pp. 26 & 28.

Denis Collins (2009) “Ten Tips to Reinforce Ethical Behaviors at Work,In Business website feature, July 14, 2009.

Seth Collins and Denis Collins (2009) “Spirit of Giving,” Madison Magazine, May 2009, p. 30.

Denis Collins, Samantha Doherty, Bret Hagen and Nathan Meyer (2009) “Practicing Kindness,Madison Magazine, January 2009, pp. 32-33.

Denis Collins (2008) “Bailout tale: We're all one happy family,” Wisconsin State Journal, October 11, 2008, A10.

Denis Collins (2008) “Not All State Jobs Should Be Doyle Loyalists,” Wisconsin State Journal, June 12, 2008, A10

Sheri Wichser & Denis Collins (2008) “Autism in the Workplace,” Madison Magazine, April 2008, pp. 34 and 37.

Denis Collins (2008) “Time to Speak Up on Power Line Options,” Wisconsin State Journal, March 16, 2008, B2.

Denis Collins (2007) “Business Leaders Cite Critical Needs,” Wisconsin State Journal, December 13, 2007, A8.

Denis Collins (2007) "The Environment at Work," Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, September 2007, p. 32.

Denis Collins (2007) “Any Nation Has Power To Innovate,” Wisconsin State Journal, August 18, 2007, A8.

Denis Collins (2007) “Twelve Years as a Cancer Survivor: Six Guiding Principles for the Bonus Days,” The Free Pulpit: Sermons from the First Unitarian Society, Madison, Wisconsin, June 24, 2007.

Carrie Kotlowski and Denis Collins (2007) “DraftHouse Bar and Restaurant,” Wisconsin Beverage Guide, June 2007, p. 3.

Denis Collins (2007) “Endres Goes the Extra Mile,” Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, June 2007, p. 58.

Denis Collins and Lisa Goldthorpe (2007) “Smart Seconds,” Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, February 2007, pp. 32-33.

Denis Collins (2007) “EnAct: For Empowering Neighbors to Go Green Together,Wisconsin Trails, January/February 2007, p. 41.

Denis Collins (2006) “Resolve to be Good Capitalists,” Wisconsin State Journal, December 30, 2006.

Denis Collins (2006), editor, Compilation of Student Engagement Curriculum Activities at Edgewood College, on behalf of the Engaged Fellows Program, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin.

Denis Collins (2006), editor, “God Is Love: Faculty reflections on Pope Benedict’s first encyclical,Edgewood College Magazine, Winter 2006, pp. 10-13.

Denis Collins (2006) “God Is Love: Faculty reflections on Pope Benedict’s first encyclical – Reflections of a Business Ethics Professor,” Edgewood College Magazine, Winter 2006, p. 13.

Peter Felknor & Sam Jacobsen interview of Denis Collins “Business Ethics After Enron,” Like It Is Magazine, Fall 2006, 1(4), published at

Denis Collins (2006) “Take Down That Statue … Please,” Wisconsin State Journal, November 12, 2006, C2.

Denis Collins (2006) “Never Too Busy,” Better Business Column, Madison Magazine, October 2006, p. 100

Denis Collins (2006) “Ken Lay and all human beings deserve a measure of sympathy,” Capital Times, August 8, 2006.

Denis Collins (2006) “Lay’s Death Yields Lesson for Skilling,” Wisconsin State Journal, July 6, 2006, A10.

Denis Collins & Kate Eannelli (2006) “Get More Green By Going Green,” Madison Magazine, July 2006, pp. 89-96.

Denis Collins (2006) "Don't Make Your Firm an Enron."  Wisconsin State Journal, May 26, 2006

Denis Collins (2006) “Exaggerate + Spin + Lie = Enron,” Wisconsin State Journal, February 5, 2006, B2.

Denis Collins (2003) “Efficiency, Not Morality, Behind Terror Betting Parlor,Wisconsin State Journal, August 9, 2003.

Denis Collins (2003) “Stealing is Never O.K.,On the Edge, February 14, 2003, p. 7.

Denis Collins (2002) “A Just Society: The Role of Managers,” Edgewood College: The Magazine, Winter, pp. 8-12.

Denis Collins (2000) “Faculty and Staff Retreat Focuses on Improving UB,” Scribe, September 21, 2000.

Denis Collins (2000) “Earth Day Action Contest,” Scribe, March 9, 2000.

Denis Collins (1999) “Reveries of a Mid-Life Cancer Survivor: Some Principles for the Bonus Days,” The Free Pulpit: Sermons from the First Unitarian Society, Madison, Wisconsin, March 6, 1999.

Denis Collins (1999) “Cheating: A Victimless Crime?Scribe, December 9, 1999.

Denis Collins (1997) “It’s Tough to Distinguish Between Bigelow, Bauman,” Wisconsin State Journal, March 25, 1997.

Denis Collins (1997) “Boxing With Cancer: Round Won, But the Match Isn’t Over,Wisconsin State Journal, January 18, 1997.

Denis Collins (1997) “What More Reason Needed for Sanctions Against Burma?,Wisconsin State Journal, January 5, 1997.

Denis Collins (1997) “Hypocrisy About Marijuana,” Capital Times, January 2, 1997.

Denis Collins (1996) “Capitalism is Rooted in Religious Thought,Wisconsin State Journal, September 2, 1996, 7A.

Denis Collins (1996) “On Wisconsin's Winter: Or Why I Decided Not to Move to California!, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters, 42(2), 23-25.

Denis Collins (1996) “Firstar Should Rethink Layoffs,Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 21, 1996, 11A.

Denis Collins (1996) “Boxing With Cancer: A Matter of Life and Death,Wisconsin State Journal, February 12, 1996, 1C.

Denis  Collins (1996) “Firstar Urged to Use Humane Layoff Strategies,Wisconsin State Journal, Sunday, February 4, 1996, 2B.

Denis Collins (1995) “Businesses Could Start New Year By Reaching Out, Re-Employing, Wisconsin State Journal, December 31, 1995, 2B.

Denis Collins (1995) “Corporate Social Responsibility and Job Training Initiatives,CSR, Fall 1995, 1(1), p. 10.

Denis Collins (1995) “Political, Ethical and Legal Environment Course Syllabus,” in Richard Schwindt (ed.), Business Ethics, Regulation and Law: Business Administration Reading Lists and Course Outlines, Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Eno River Press.

Denis Collins (1995) “Czech Political Changes Bring Business Confusion,Wisconsin State Journal, October 15, 1995, 1B & 6B.

Denis Collins (1995) “Hard Lesson in Gypsy Business 101: UW Professor Learns About Ethics of Reality,Wisconsin State Journal, October 15, 1995, 1B, 4B & 5B.

Denis Collins (1993) “Handling Layoffs: The Ethical Way,Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, October.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “Capitalism Sharpens Corruption in Russia, Wisconsin State Journal, June 13, 1993, 1F & 4F.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “Russian Property Transactions Bewildering,Wisconsin State Journal, June 6, 1993, 1G & 4G.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “In Russia, American Capitalism May Not Work,Wisconsin State Journal, May 30, 1993, 1F & 4F.

Svetlana Kuznetsova & Denis Collins (1993) “Yeltsin Represents Lesser of Two Evils, Wisconsin State Journal, May 9, 1993, 12A.

Denis Collins (1992) “Painful Lessons of History Thwart Europe's Ambitions,Wisconsin State Journal, August 20, 1992, 1B/8B & 7B.

Denis Collins (1991) “How Ethical Can I Afford to Be?: Do the Right Thing, But Don't Be Naive.”  Small Business Forum, 9(1), 13-15.  Reprinted in Problems and Solutions in Small Business Management (1995), Dover, NH: Upstart Publishing Company.  Reprinted in Justin G. Longemecker, Carlos W. Moore & J. William Petty (1994) Small Business Management, 9th edition teaching manual.


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