Whitman Voices

The Latest Stories from the Whitman School

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Underperforming Companies Lose Focus On Innovation

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

When most people think of an entrepreneur, the image of one person often comes to mind, but new research suggests that the benefits of entrepreneurial partnerships may be an overlooked resource when it comes to…

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IES Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Shows Data-driven, Localized Solutions Bring Innovation Forward

By Kimmy Kimball | February 15, 2021

“Serendipitous.” That’s what Zachary Rodriguez, Ph.D., calls the opportunity to join the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management as a postdoctoral researcher. And, while that’s probably the…

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Assistant Teaching Professor Elizabeth Wimer Draws Out the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Her Students

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

Adrianna Kocak ’19 was, by her own admission, the “smart kid” at her Syracuse high school, and she thrived on that. But, when she chose to attend Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management,…

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Assistant Professor Cristiano Bellavitis Sees Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Cristiano Bellavitis, Ph.D., has been around the world and back, living in and visiting a variety of places from his native Italy to New Zealand. When he joined the faculty at…

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Webinar: “Vaccine Supply Chains”

By Kimmy Kimball | February 10, 2021

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management presented a virtual discussion on vaccine supply chains. The webinar addressed the challenges in vaccine supply chains, including the increasing number of variants and equitable distribution of vaccines in the…

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Bang, Mueller Serve as Class of 2021 Senior Whitman Class Marshals

By Karley Warden | February 9, 2021

Last semester, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University selected Ruth Bang and Scott Mueller as the 2021 Whitman Class Marshals to represent the senior class throughout the academic year.  As marshals,…

Whitman Watch: Student Stories

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Riley 3+2 Dual Degree Program Helps Student Land Job That Combines Interests in Business and Engineering

By Caroline Reff | January 27, 2021

Patrick Riolo ’20 (ECS), ’21 MBA, had always had an interest in healthcare, as well as a desire to create things that “would give value to people.” This led him to pursue a degree in…

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#WhitmanWatch: Michelle Truong ’21

By Maya Bingaman | January 5, 2021

The first time that Michelle Truong ’21 visited Syracuse University’s campus also happened to be her move-in day.  Truong, from San Jose, California, made the decision to cross the country because of the unique opportunity to pursue a dual…

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#WhitmanWatch: Madison Dallas ’21

By Karley Warden | December 15, 2020

What do a resume and a TikTok video have in common? Some may say they are both creative pieces used to demonstrate your talents. Others may see no relationship at all. For Madison Dallas ’21,…

Focus on Faculty: Faculty Profiles and Research

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IES Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Shows Data-driven, Localized Solutions Bring Innovation Forward

By Kimmy Kimball | February 15, 2021

“Serendipitous.” That’s what Zachary Rodriguez, Ph.D., calls the opportunity to join the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management as a postdoctoral researcher. And, while that’s probably the…

Professor Elizabeth Wimer talking to three students

Assistant Teaching Professor Elizabeth Wimer Draws Out the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Her Students

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

Adrianna Kocak ’19 was, by her own admission, the “smart kid” at her Syracuse high school, and she thrived on that. But, when she chose to attend Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management,…

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Assistant Professor Cristiano Bellavitis Sees Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

By Caroline Reff | February 15, 2021

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Cristiano Bellavitis, Ph.D., has been around the world and back, living in and visiting a variety of places from his native Italy to New Zealand. When he joined the faculty at…

Alumni and Friends

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Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic

By Caroline Reff | December 7, 2020

Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA: Hospital CEO Never Imagined Leading Through a Pandemic When Kimberly Boynton ’13 MBA was studying at the Whitman School, she never imagined that a few years later she would be using…

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Alumna Leverages Opportunities to Expand Business, Gain Knowledge in Graduate EEE Program

By Karley Warden | September 24, 2020

As a young alumna, Kelsey Davis ’19 (NEW), ’20 M.S. is taking on Los Angeles with her startup and 10 team members. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Davis saw an opportunity at Syracuse University to explore…

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From Intern to Manager, Alumna Builds Career at Unilever

By Maya Bingaman | August 3, 2020

Emily Fishman ’12 from Langhorne, Pennsylvania had her life changed by Syracuse University’s  Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Not only did she gain skills she needed to be successful working for Unilever, but she also made…

Thought Leadership

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Webinar: “Vaccine Supply Chains”

By Kimmy Kimball | February 10, 2021

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management presented a virtual discussion on vaccine supply chains. The webinar addressed the challenges in vaccine supply chains, including the increasing number of variants and equitable distribution of vaccines in the…

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Faculty Stay Connected to Whitman Community by Sharing Expertise, Collaborating Through Virtual Formats

By Karley Warden | December 1, 2020

Faculty Stay Connected to Whitman Community by Sharing Expertise, Collaborating Through Virtual Formats When the 2020 spring semester transitioned online, the School began bringing instruction online but also wanted to find ways to ensure that…

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Webinar: “NAFTA to USMCA: What’s New? What’s Changed?”

By Kimmy Kimball | November 12, 2020

Webinar: “NAFTA to USMCA: What’s New? What’s Changed?” This webinar is the second in a series that will constitute the 2020 Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Award and Lecture program in honor of the Global Supply…

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