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From Attorney to Professor – How Lisa Quinn Knych Changed Her Career Path

By Lindsey Godbout | January 17, 2020

Before teaching at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Lisa Quinn Knych, professor of law and public policy, practiced as an attorney working for two Upstate New York law firms, serving as an in-house counsel for a savings bank and as an assistant bar examiner for the New York State Board of Law Examiners. While working at a…

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Dan Fridliand ’18 tackles anxiety and stress management with new app, Awning

By Sandhya Iyer | January 16, 2020

Alumnus Daniel Fridliand ’18, entrepreneur and co-founder of the stress management app Awning, almost didn’t pursue a business degree at Syracuse University. He started as an intended international relations major. When Fridliand started his first semester through the SU Discovery Strasbourg program, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management was offering the EEE 370 course to non-majors for the first…

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Whitman School Creates New Role Focused on Corporate Relations

By Kerri Howell | January 15, 2020

Seeking to grow, evaluate, and optimize current relationships with corporate partners, as well as identify new connections, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently appointed Sara Garvey to a newly created position in corporate relations.

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Internship Experience: Emma Tangel, Multistate Tax Intern at Deloitte

By Lindsey Godbout | January 14, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Emma Tangel Graduation Year: May 2020Major(s): Accounting / FinanceHometown: Westport, CT      Intern Company/Title: Deloitte Tax LLP – Multistate Tax Intern  Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? As a tax intern at…

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Whitman Hosts Diversity Panel in NYC with Industry Professionals

By Maya Bingaman | January 14, 2020

Over 80 Whitman students spent time in New York City Jan. 6-8, where they had the opportunity to network with companies such as Citi, Goldman Sachs, NBC Universal, Tommy Hilfiger, as well as a variety of others.  Students visited respected companies in groups divided by their professional interests of finance, marketing and retail. They were able to learn more about…

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Internship Experience: Sydney Levy, Summer Markets Analyst Intern at Citigroup

By Kimmy Kimball | January 9, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Sydney LevyGraduation Year: 2020Major(s): Finance and Public RelationsHometown: Port Washington, NYIntern Company/Title: Citigroup – Summer Markets Analyst (Sales and Trading) Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? As a summer…

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Internship Experience: Faraz Khan, Finance and Accounting Intern at Proctor & Gamble

By Kimmy Kimball | January 7, 2020

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Faraz KhanGraduation Year: May 2020Major: MBA (concentration in Finance and Business Analytics)Hometown: Lahore, PakistanIntern Company/Title: Proctor & Gamble – Finance and Accounting Intern in the Personal Healthcare Business account Describe your…

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Internship Experience: Danielle Barenholtz, Business Process Outsourcing Intern at Wayfair

By Sandhya Iyer | December 23, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Danielle BarenholtzGraduation Year: May 2020Major: MarketingMinor: Economics Hometown: Weston, MAIntern Company/Title: Wayfair – Business Process Outsourcing Intern in the Global Merchandising Department Describe your position and…

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Internship Experience: Wanjing Dong, International Student Intern at Syracuse University

By Kimmy Kimball | December 18, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Wanjing Dong Graduation Year: May 2020 Major: MS in Marketing Hometown: Shandong, China Intern Company/Title: Syracuse University’s First Year & Transfer Programs – International Student Intern Describe your…

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Internship Experience: Kylie Maher, Merchandising Intern at Saks Fifth Avenue

By Kimmy Kimball | December 17, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Kylie MaherGraduation Year: May 2020Major(s): Finance / Marketing Management Hometown: Charlotte, NCIntern Company/Title: Saks Fifth Avenue – Merchandising Intern Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? As a merchandising intern…

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Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management Launch Nation’s First Online Joint JD/MBA Degree

By Kerri Howell | December 17, 2019

Syracuse University College of Law announces the launch of the nation’s first online joint JD/MBA degree program, in partnership with Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The new joint degree combines the College of Law’s ground-breaking, ABA-accredited JDinteractive program with the Whitman School’s highly ranked MBA@Syracuse program.   “As we’ve learned from decades of success with our joint residential…

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Matt Shumer ’22 Selected to Showcase His Innovations in Several National Events

By Cristina Hatem | December 16, 2019

Matt Shumer ’22 (Martin J. Whitman School of Management), founder of Visos, has been selected to showcase his innovative enterprise virtual reality system in several national events this spring. He is a Rubin Family Innovation Mentor at the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries. Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 7 – 8, 2020. Shumer was one…

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Internship Experience: Lindsay Sayour, Human Resources Intern at Quantum Networks

By Kimmy Kimball | December 12, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Lindsay SayourGraduation Year: May 2021Major: Marketing ManagementMinor: Information Management and TechnologyHometown: Queens, NYIntern Company/Title: Quantum Networks – Human Resources Intern Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? Over the summer, I…

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Internship Experience: Perri Vimadalal, ETF & Index Investing Intern at BlackRock

By Kimmy Kimball | December 10, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: Perri VimadalalGraduation Year: May 2020Major(s): Finance / Marketing ManagementMinor: Political ScienceHometown: Weston, MassachusettsIntern Company/Title: BlackRock – ETF & Index Investing Summer Analyst  Describe your position and some of your daily tasks? As a…

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Fall 2019 Capstone Business Plan Competition Winners

By Kimmy Kimball | December 10, 2019

Every student’s business education at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is concluded by what is known as “Capstone.” This three-credit course is designed to inspire graduating students’ entrepreneurial spirits and teach tangible skills. The final product of this course is a persuasive and profitable business plan for a completely novel good or service. Ultimately, the practical skills and…

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LaunchPad Student Teams Sweep Award Competitions, Winning Nearly $80,000 in Fall 2019

By Cristina Hatem | December 6, 2019

Numerous student startup teams from the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars in Bird Library (LaunchPad) have won business competitions and prizes totaling $79,500 this past fall 2019. The LaunchPad is Syracuse University’s innovation hub, connecting the entire University’s resource-rich ecosystem with a global net­work that provides support for aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs, inventors, and creators. “The LaunchPad remains a library service supporting all…

When Employees Leave to Create their Own Entrepreneurial Ventures

By Kerri Howell | December 6, 2019

A new study investigates the relationship between human capital, parent company size and destination industry of spinouts.

Career Tips: How to Become a 10X Intern

By Julia Fiedler | December 5, 2019

The goal of an internship is to gain experience while positioning yourself for a full-time job after college. While some internships can lead to an offer after completion, it’s always important to stand out to capitalize on your opportunities and prepare yourself for new ones. So how do you stand out and become a star intern? To get a better…

Internship Experience: James Carver, Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs Summer Analyst Intern at Bank of America

By Karley Warden | December 5, 2019

In this “Internship Experience” blog post series, we will be featuring the profile and thoughts of our students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as they return from summer internships. Name: James CarverGraduation Year: May 2020Major(s): Finance / Public RelationsHometown: Wayland, MAIntern Company/Title: Bank of America – Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs Summer Analyst Intern Describe your…

Study Shows One Bad Mood Can Harm Creativity

By Kerri Howell | December 4, 2019

It’s often said that one bad apple can spoil the barrel. This is true even in teams. When one person is in a bad mood, it often affects those around them, even to the point of deterring great ideas from coming forth.