What Does the Future of Finance Hold? Big Data, Technology Become Necessities of the Business World

Any major event with substantial economic impact and unprecedented shifts in market expectations naturally accelerates change—but a “major event” may be an understatement when history looks back on the global COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the U.S. and the world…

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Whitman Team Earns Highest Placement in 10 Years for CFA Institute Research Challenge

A team of five students from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University placed second in their bracket in the CFA Institute Research Challenge in February. This is the highest placement that the Whitman School has had…

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

Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, Ph.D., assistant teaching 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…

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#WhitmanWatch: Ze Zeng ’23

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

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 faculty, students, alumni, staff and…

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Student Profile: Manpreet Singh Saini ’21

Student Spotlight: Manpreet Singh Saini ’21 Hometown: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India Degree: MBA Specializations: Finance and Business Analytics Manpreet Singh Saini ’21 MBA earned a bachelor’s degree in information technology in 2015 from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University in…

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#WhitmanWatch: Gizelle Jayne Ortiz Vidal ’22

Gizelle Jayne Ortiz Vidal ’22 (WHIT/iSchool) is an individual who works with a ‘pay it forward’ attitude, which they demonstrate in their involvement at Syracuse University and the greater Syracuse area. Vidal, from Yonkers, New York, is a dual major studying finance at the Martin J. Whitman…

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Finance Major’s Journey Pairs Passion with Opportunities

Opportunities have been abounding for Jack Benedict ’20, finance major, from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He believes his relationships with professors, hands-on work experience and extracurricular activities have helped him excel. Benedict says that he always knew he was going to come to Syracuse…

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

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,…