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Happy New Year, Alumni and Friends!

By Alison Kessler | January 12, 2021

I think we can agree that 2020 was a year we were all too glad to see behind us. But, as is the case year in and year out, our Whitman alumni and friends were…

Class notes

January Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | January 12, 2021

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email…

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Entrepreneurial Professor’s New Book Uses Whitman Research and His Own ADHD Diagnosis to Help Entrepreneurs Harness Their Super Powers

By Caroline Reff | January 11, 2021

Most people think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a negative, but Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice John M. Torrens G’93 (A&S), Ph.D. has a different take, showing that many aspects of the disorder can…

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Assistant Professor of Marketing Shares Her Fascination With Data-Driven Marketing

By Caroline Reff | January 8, 2021

Number-driven data has always been fascinating to Hyoryung Nam, Ph.D., who joined the faculty at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management as an assistant professor of marketing in August 2020.  “Data matters. Data…

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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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Assistant Professor Drawn to Whitman’s Niche Appreciation of Quantitative Marketing, Cross Section of University Researchers

By Caroline Reff | December 15, 2020

Assistant Professor of Marketing Meheli Basu, Ph.D., was drawn to Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management because she knew that many of her peers were involved in exactly the type of work she,…

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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,…

Syracuse University Talks Business

Podcast: Syracuse University Talks Business

By Kimmy Kimball | December 14, 2020

Podcast: Syracuse University Talks Business A collaborative podcast about the innovations, challenges and opportunities in the modern business world and their impact on other industries. Syracuse University Talks Business is produced by Syracuse University’s Martin…

Whitman Fall 2020 Magazine

Whitman Magazine Fall 2020

By Kimmy Kimball | December 14, 2020

Feature Articles The Power of the Orange Network While every issue of the Whitman magazine helps you stay plugged in to what’s happening on and around campus, much of what you’ll read in the pages…

Class notes

December 2020 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | December 14, 2020

We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email…

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Professor Fatma Sonmez-Leopold Named to Poets and Quants Top 50 List

By Caroline Reff | December 11, 2020

Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management was honored as one of the 2020 Top 50 undergraduate business professors in the world by Poets and Quants…

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Professor Emeritus Mohamed Onsi Remembered for Leading Broader Approach to Business Studies, Expanding Graduate Programs

By Caroline Reff | December 8, 2020

The Syracuse University community mourns the loss of the Whitman School’s Professor Emeritus Mohamed “Mo” Onsi, who passed away in November. As a member of the faculty, he made a significant impact over his 42…

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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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Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown

By George S. Bain | December 4, 2020

Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown Completing the online MBA program in Belgium while COVID-19 had the country locked down was “business as usual for me,” says…

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Whitman at Work: Entrepreneur Makes Anything But Beer Nothing But Successful

By Caroline Reff | December 4, 2020

Whitman at Work: Entrepreneur Makes Anything But Beer Nothing But Successful One month after completing his master’s degree in entrepreneurship at the Whitman School, Logan Bonney ’17 M.S. was already putting his education into practice…

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Alumni Step Up to Place Real Estate Interns from Boca to Buffalo

By Caroline Reff | December 3, 2020

Alumni Step Up to Place Real Estate Interns from Boca to Buffalo When Liam Pierce ’21 interned in New York City in the summer of 2019 through the Fetner Architecture and Real Estate Collaborative Summer…

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Whitman Alumni Network Supercharged Students with Opportunities During Challenging Summer

By Caroline Reff | December 2, 2020

Whitman Alumni Network Supercharged Students with Opportunities During Challenging Summer The year 2020 will long be remembered for unimaginable challenges that came with living through a global pandemic. For students at the Martin J. Whitman…

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#WhitmanWatch: Ze Zeng ’23

By Maya Bingaman | December 1, 2020

Ze Zeng ’23 has a passion for people and a desire to change the world similarly to his role model, Elon Musk. Although Zeng admires many people, he explains, “I think that the ideas that Musk has are for the greater good. Tesla and SpaceX are a couple of the companies that he runs. They are for humanity’s future. He wants to do things for the greater good, the entire population. I may not achieve something like that, but if I have a chance, I hope to be a person like him.”

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Whitman NYC Intern Persevered Through the Pandemic

By Caroline Reff | December 1, 2020

Whitman NYC Intern Persevered Through the Pandemic “It was a crazy time,” says Boulos of when the pandemic hit New York City, shutting everything down so rapidly. “Everything crumbled to pieces. Little by little, fewer…

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In the News and Trending: Are You Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago? It May Be More Complicated Than You Think

By E. Scott Lathrop | December 1, 2020

In the News and Trending: Are You Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago? It May Be More Complicated Than You Think Politics and the Perception of Economic Well-being So, are you better off today?…