Entrepreneurship Professor Receives 10-Year Research Impact Award

SAGE Publishing recognized a 2009 paper co-authored by Johan Wiklund, Al Berg Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship, with a 10-year Impact Award for receiving the most citations over the span of a decade. Wiklund’s paper, “Entrepreneurial Orientation and Business Performance:…

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Kari Morrow: It’s Not All Business at Whitman

Most students at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recognize Kari Morrow as the program manager of the Goodman IMPRESS Program. Since August of 2017, she has helped to facilitate hands-on learning opportunities to prepare business students for the workforce. Morrow finds it very…

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Whitman Alumni Connect with Students Virtually in New Webinar Series

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management understands that the transition to online learning has meant the loss of many opportunities on campus to connect with and learn from alumni. However, there are still ways to engage with alumni…

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More Than an Intern, Cherished Member of the Whitman Mailroom

Music and the Whitman mailroom; these are two staples in Bobby Pangborn’s ’20 life in which he takes great pride. Pangborn is a current senior in the InclusiveU program at Syracuse University.  Karly Grifasi, the director of communications for InclusiveU explains, “Through the Taishoff…

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WISE Women’s Business Center and Southside Innovation Center Awarded Grants to Help Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Two entrepreneurship programs run by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently received funding to help small businesses affected by COVID-19. The WISE–Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship–Women’s Business Center and Southside Innovation Center both will use acquired funding to offer more resources and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 MIT Supply Chain Excellence Award Recipients Announced in Virtual Ceremony

Forty-six top students from eight leading undergraduate Supply Chain Management and Engineering programs across the U.S. and Mexico were presented with MIT fellowship awards in a virtual ceremony held May 4, 2020. Six of the students were supply chain management…

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Accounting Students Network Virtually with Professionals at EY

As Syracuse University students, faculty and staff have moved to online learning and remote work, many have found ways to use virtual tools to their advantage. With the help of technology and the importance of networking opportunities at the Martin J. Whitman School…

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Spring 2020 Capstone Competition: Global Pandemic Edition

Each semester, graduating students at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management complete their undergraduate degrees with the three-credit Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management course, more commonly known as “capstone.” Students form teams of four or five students to turn an original…

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Women’s History Month Panel Empowers Women in Management and STEM

Women’s History Month, celebrated every March, recognizes and honors the contributions of women to our history, society and culture — and more importantly, gives rise to conversations and initiatives that work to make the future brighter and opportunities more pervasive…

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Why Should You Earn a Graduate Degree in Business Today?

Uncertainty is a lingering feeling that many people are experiencing right now given the current events surrounding COVID-19. This feeling is especially prevalent for individuals considering whether to apply and commit to a graduate program.  Recent graduates, full-time workers trying…

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Student Entrepreneurs Successful at both Techstars Startup Weekend Remote USA and Hult Prize Regional Competitions

A group of five Syracuse University students and one alumni, all active members of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad), were selected as a top ten team in the east division at the Techstars Startup…

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Syracuse University Professors Co-author Book on Collaborative Success

Two Syracuse University faculty members recently published a book centered around team collaboration, titled “Team Being: The Art & Science of Working Well with Others.” The publication is a culmination of years of research conducted by the authors, Martin J.…

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Winners Announced for Entrepreneur Student Competitions

Winners of the School of Information Studies’ (iSchool) Raymond von Dran (RvD) Fund for Student Entrepreneurship competition, the Hunter Brooks Watson Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award, and the Compete CNY regional qualifier for the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) were announced on April 14,…

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MBA Students Pass Six Sigma Black Belt Certifications

A certification that typically requires multiple years of work experience and practical projects has become a reality for two Syracuse University MBA students as they have successfully passed their American Society of Quality Six Sigma Black Belt exams. Eshank Sehgal ’20 and Xuan…

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From Reader to Writer, Alumna Finds Her Passion Through Books

Reading is Deedi Brown’s G’16 superpower. Last year, she read 120 books — dystopian fiction, memoirs, Malcolm Gladwell-type nonfiction and everything in between. She organized international book giveaways and met authors at local bookstores. She also documented all her thoughts…

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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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Co-Curricular Transcript Acts as Additional Resource for Students

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently joined other universities in introducing a co-curricular transcript. The transcript, which acts as a record of a student’s learning experiences outside of the classroom, was introduced in May 2019. At Whitman, the…

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Syracuse University’s MBA and Master’s Programs Adjust Admissions Timelines Due to COVID-19

UPDATE (as of May 29, 2020): Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management continues to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives and has added some flexible options to the Fall 2020 application process for…

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Whitman Team Places in Top 10 at National Competition

A student team from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management placed in the top 10 at the annual Kelley School of Business National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) in January. After making it into the final round, the team finished in 7th place, solidifying…

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Syracuse University’s MBA Ranked In Top 100 By U.S. News & World Report

The full-time MBA program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s jumped 12 spots to #77 in the U.S. News & World Report’s publication of the 2021 Best Graduate Business Programs, released March 17. The rankings include 199 programs from the nearly…

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Matthew Shumer, Wins Syracuse University campus wide InVenture Prize

Matthew Shumer ’22, founder of Visos, the first virtual reality (VR) headset specifically designed for healthcare applications, won Syracuse University’s campus qualifier competition, sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries, on February 21. He received a…

Brick-and-Mortar Retail: A Physical Advantage in a Digital World

Back in September, the popular fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy. The company, which sells mostly women’s and teen girl’s clothing, has been struggling ever since. On Monday, Feb. 10, Forever 21 agreed to sell all of the brand’s…

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What Do Whitman Students Look for While on Corporate Visits?

Every year, Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management organizes multiple experiential trips in New York City, giving undergraduate students the unique opportunity to connect with a variety of companies and professionals within their industry. The trips are specific to a student’s…

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Unsung Hero Award Winner Grateful for Dual Degree Opportunity

Jack Ramza ’22 is almost halfway through his time at Syracuse University and has already achieved great success. Ramza was recently honored with an Unsung Hero Award at the 35th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. These awards are given annually…