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Does Machine Learning Pose a Risk to the Benefits of Sentient Human Decision Making in Organizations?

It is well accepted that machine learning benefits organizations in terms of speed and the volume of information that can be processed. Businesses, hospitals, schools and countless other organizations have come to rely on machine learning algorithms to make decisions…

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

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, she quickly realized that there…

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

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 the Martin J. Whitman School…

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

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 bioengineering at Syracuse University’s College of…

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Virtual Business Exploration at Unilever Introduces Whitman Students to Career Options, Alumni

Experiential learning and networking with alumni are among the great advantages of a Syracuse University education. The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Career Center typically organizes site visits to alumni workplaces in New York City each January in order…

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

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 be turned into a positive.…

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

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 is the basic building block…

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

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, too, was interested in. “Quantitative…

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

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 for Undergrads, a higher education…

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

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 years at the school, widening…

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

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 some of the skills she…

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

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 by incorporating Anything But Beer…

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Whitman Alumni Network Supercharged Students with Opportunities During Challenging Summer

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 School of Management, it will…

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Post-Doc’s Appreciation for Veterans, Entrepreneurship Shapes Career Path

Mirza Tihic’s ’03 (A&S), ’04 (ECS), ’06 MBA, G’19 (SoE) interest in helping military veterans and their families stems from the peace the U.S. military helped to bring to his native Bosnia in the mid-1990s. His love of entrepreneurship came…

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Whitman Supply Chain Professor Elected VP of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society

Burak Kazaz, Ph.D., was elected vice president of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society, one of the largest societies within the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The position not only recognizes Kazaz’s contributions but also…

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Women Business Leaders Share “Infinitely Useable” Information

Tracy Barash and Amy McHale Women Business Leaders Share “Infinitely Useable” Information While many of the summer residency programs focused on issues related to the pandemic, a more universally relevant track, Women as Business Leaders, proved to be extremely popular.…

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Whitman School Makes Firm Commitment to Lead Business Schools in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

Whitman School Makes Firm Commitment to Lead Business Schools in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts 2020 is certain to stand out as a year when issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion consumed the country – and the Syracuse University Campus…

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Student Innovators Created Positive Opportunities in Hard Times

Student Innovators Created Positive Opportunities in Hard Times COVID-19 has certainly had a negative impact on the Syracuse University community, but some Whitman students were able to find a small piece of the positive in recent months. And while there…

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Trailblazing Students Take on Newly Established NYC Abroad Program

HomeOur Second CenturyClass of 2020Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Trailblazing Students Take on Newly Established NYC Abroad Program JULIA DANAN ’21 originally planned to study abroad in a more traditional sense this spring by going somewhere in Europe, but…

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Junior Faculty Contribute Groundbreaking Ideas to Position Whitman For the Future

HomeOur Second CenturyClass of 2020Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Junior Faculty Contribute Groundbreaking Ideas to Position Whitman For the Future As the Martin J. Whitman School of Management continues to celebrate its first 100 years, it is also positioning…

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Whitman at Work: Alumnus Gives the Green Light to Superheroes and Disney Princesses

HomeOur Second CenturyClass of 2020Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Whitman at Work: Alumnus Gives the Green Light to Superheroes and Disney Princesses Seth Weinger ’97 has gone from the halls of the Whitman School to a magical place where…

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Whitman Seniors Highlighted on Poets & Quants for Undergrads List of Best & Brightest

Two Martin J. Whitman School of Management seniors, Ryan Houck and Kristen Wong, were selected by Poets & Quants for Undergrads to be highlighted in its annual “best & brightest undergraduate business majors” feature. Each year the publication seeks to honor…

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MBA@Syracuse Residency Program Is Differentiator for Online Student Networking, World View

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty MBA@Syracuse Residency Program Is Differentiator for Online Student Networking, World View Students in the MBA@Syracuse program at the Whitman School are classmates, but they rarely, if ever, get to spend time together, as…

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Whitman Program Has Been Training Military Comptrollers for More Than 65 Years

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Whitman Program Has Been Training Military Comptrollers for More Than 65 Years Since 1952, Syracuse University has been training members of the military and civilian personnel for careers as comptrollers for the armed…

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Alumnus Pushes Boundaries, Broadens Student Experience through NYC Network

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Alumnus Pushes Boundaries, Broadens Student Experience through NYC Network Jeff Lipkin, ’92, looks back on his education at Whitman — then known as the School of Management — and appreciates the solid foundation…

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Student Spotlight: Almantas Palubinskas ’20

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Student Spotlight: Almantas Palubinskas ’20 Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Degree: Ph.D. in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises As an undergraduate, Almantas Palubinskas already knew he wanted to pursue a doctorate However, it wasn’t until he…

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Student Spotlight: Brittany Jackson ’19

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Student Spotlight: Brittany Jackson ’19 Hometown: Hartford, Connecticut Major: MBA/Online Specialization: Marketing Management When you ask Whitman students where their careers are headed, most say the Big 4 accounting firms, Wall Street or…

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Student Spotlight: Brian Sotnick ’20

HomeWhitman100Whitman BriefingsStudent SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Student Spotlight: Brian Sotnick ’20 Hometown: Palo Alto, California Major: Marketing Management Minors: Information Management Technology and Psychology Brian Sotnick ’20 describes himself as someone “raised by an East Coast family on the…

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Alumnus Leverages NYC Opportunities, Entrepreneurial Background to Boost Student Experience

As an accomplished business professional and entrepreneur, Jeff Lipkin, ’92, looks back on his time at the Whitman School — then the School of Management — and appreciates the solid foundation and opportunities he received as an undergraduate accounting major.…

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Whitman Clubs Complement Classroom Learning With Real-World Skills

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman Clubs Complement Classroom Learning With Real-World Skills Learning does not begin or end in the classroom at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. That commitment comes shining through in the…

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Student Spotlight: Paul Altero ’23

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Student Spotlight: Paul Altero ’23 Hometown: Point Pleasant, New Jersey Degree: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Paul Altero earned a bachelor’s degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management from the University…

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Whitman in Asia: Associate Dean’s Travels Cultivate Global Experiences for Students

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman in Asia: Associate Dean’s Travels Cultivate Global Experiences for Students Whitman graduate students on their residency in Asia. Where in the world is Eunkyu Lee? That was the question in…