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Whitman Colleagues’ Research Shows ADHD Can Be Beneficial to Entrepreneurs

By Olivia Hall | January 5, 2022

Whitman Colleagues’ Research Shows ADHD Can Be Beneficial to Entrepreneurs Many people consider a diagnosis of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) a negative. But two professors in the Whitman School‘s Department of Entrepreneurship and…

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Partnerships as an Enabler of Resourcefulness in Generating Sustainable Outcomes

By Olivia Hall | January 5, 2022

Partnerships as an Enabler of Resourcefulness in Generating Sustainable Outcomes When we think of an entrepreneur, the image of one individual often comes to mind, but new research suggests that the benefits of entrepreneurial partnerships…

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Research Profile: Cristiano Bellavitis

By Olivia Hall | January 5, 2022

Research Profile: Cristiano Bellavitis Cristiano Bellavitis arrived at the Whitman School in the middle of a global pandemic to a sparsely populated campus. But over the past year, the assistant professor of entrepreneurship-a native of…

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Master’s Program Adjusts Requirements to Better Fit Student Business Goals

By Kimmy Kimball | January 5, 2022

Master’s Program Adjusts Requirements to Better Fit Student Business Goals The core of entrepreneurship is creating unique ideas and solutions that provide value for customers. So, it is only fitting that Whitman’s master of science…

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Ph.D. Alumni Accomplish Success Globally

By Kimmy Kimball | January 5, 2022

Ph.D. Alumni Accomplish Success Globally The Whitman School has graduated four outstanding alumni through the entrepreneurship Ph.D. program over the last five years; all have gained positions in top research universities with a global reach.…

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WISE Center Incorporates New Programs With COVID-19 Response Funding

By Mallory Carlson | January 5, 2022

WISE Center Incorporates New Programs With COVID-19 Response Funding Last year, the WISE Women’s Business Center received a $420,000 grant from the Small Business Association to support the Center’s COVID-19 response activities. The funding, which…

Student Stories

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Two Degrees in Four Years, Student Able to Accelerate Professional Goals

By Mallory Carlson | January 11, 2022

Though she is only in her third year at Syracuse University, Haley Francois ’22 will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree in accounting this spring. However, she will return next fall – but this time…

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Student Finds Passion for Entrepreneurship, Education in Cryptocurrency

By Mallory Carlson | November 16, 2021

Sophie Waldman ’22 starts every day by reading the news and checking the markets. As a finance and entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises (EEE) double major, staying on top of current events is a must, but…

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Accounting Student Finishes Her Master’s Degree While Preparing to “Break into the Stratosphere”

By Caroline Reff | October 19, 2021

When Emily Woodilla ’20, ’21 M.S. was a little girl, her mother bought her a calculator because she just wanted to push the buttons. Since then, Woodilla pushed all the right buttons, it seems, as…

Focus on Faculty: Faculty Profiles and Research

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Jamie Lyn Perry: New Management Professor Explores How Diverse Teams Can Create Better Organizational Outcomes

By Caroline Reff | November 9, 2021

From her days of participating in team sports to her new position as an assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, Jamie Lyn Perry has always been interested in how people work together…

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Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. Returns to Share Her Professional Experiences with Current Whitman Students

By Caroline Reff | November 9, 2021

Tianyue Zhao ’13 M.S. made a positive impression on the faculty of Syracuse University’s Whitman School while working on her master’s degree in finance. Almost a decade later, that reputation stuck with her as she…

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Rachael Goodwin: Management Professor Focuses on Obstacles Facing Women on the Path to Leadership

By Caroline Reff | November 9, 2021

While working in New York City 15 years ago, Rachael Goodwin fell in love with Central New York while on a weekend trip. When she heard about an opening at the Whitman School for an…

Alumni and Friends

Class Notes

January 2022 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | January 10, 2022

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…

Class Notes

December 2021 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | December 7, 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…

Class Notes

November 2021 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | November 8, 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…

Thought Leadership

The Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market: Emerging Trends 2022

By Dawn McWilliams | December 8, 2021

Syracuse University Talks Business Webinar: Jan. 21, 2022, from 1 – 2 p.m. Join us for an interactive discussion with our Whitman alumni and faculty host about the many facets of real estate after the…

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Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics

By Olivia Hall | December 7, 2021

Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics Burak Kazaz has been an exceptional member of the Whitman School faculty since 2007. Much of his research…

Business in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

By Dawn McWilliams | October 28, 2021

Held Nov. 17, 2021 The Whitman School of Management hosted its popular Syracuse University Talks Business webinar series on Business in Asia. The panel featured experts who discussed many topics including: The implications of the…

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