Whitman Voices

The Latest Stories from the Whitman School

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Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. Seeks to Use Business Analytics Knowledge and STEM Designation to Become a Data-Driven Decision Maker 

By Caroline Reff | July 18, 2022
Elmir Guluyev ’23 M.S. came to Syracuse University’s Whitman School to increase his knowledge of business analytics, an area that has become a critical force across all business disciplines. When he graduates, Guluyev will not…
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Syracuse University’s Maxwell and Whitman Schools Launch Two New Graduate Level Dual Degree Programs 

By Staff Contributor | July 13, 2022
Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs are launching two new dual degree programs: the master of public administration (M.P.A.) combined with the master of business…
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Tracy Barash ’89 Appointed Chair of the Whitman Advisory Council

By Dawn McWilliams | July 6, 2022
The Martin J. Whitman School of Management has announced that Tracy Barash ’89 has been appointed chair of the Whitman Advisory Council. Tracy Barash ’89 is senior vice president/head of research, data and insights, business…
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Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S.: Curious Student Is Eager to Embrace the Knowledge and Skills for a Career in Finance in NYC

By Caroline Reff | July 1, 2022
A self-proclaimed “curious person,” Jasleen Dhariwal ’23 M.S. is so eager to learn everything she can about business that she was willing to travel half-way around the world to earn a master’s degree in finance…
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Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S.: Over 100 Years of Supply Chain Expertise Drew Graduate Student Around the World to Syracuse University

By Caroline Reff | June 28, 2022
Coming from Patna, India, an ancient city along the banks of the Ganges River, Shubham Krishna ’23 M.S. was interested in another placed steeped in tradition: Syracuse University and its supply chain program at the…
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Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S.: Marketing Student Couldn’t Pass Up Opportunity to Earn a Master’s Degree at Hometown University

By Caroline Reff | June 28, 2022
Cassie Durkin ’23 M.S. knew she wanted to pursue a master’s degree right after finishing her undergraduate education at Hartwick College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Unsure of exactly what area…

Student Stories

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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

By Caroline Reff | September 14, 2022
For Matthew Stockhaus ‘22 MBA, ’22 M.S., one graduate degree and a full-time career were not enough. So, instead, the senior business program manager at Microsoft in Virginia decided to pursue an online MBA, an…
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Chanel Webb ’23 MBA Is Pursuing Her Online Degree and Getting a Seat at the Table

By Caroline Reff | September 6, 2022
When Chanel Webb ’23 MBA was determined to find an online MBA program, she wanted one that would help her differentiate herself from others in her field. She found it at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management,…
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Jordan Jackson ’24 MBA Has Learned to Foster a Sense of Community While Earning Her Degree Online

By Caroline Reff | September 6, 2022
For years, Jordan Jackson had thought about continuing her education, but the timing never seemed right. A graduate of Andrew’s University with a degree in journalism and communications, she finally made the leap in January…

Focus on Faculty: Faculty Profiles and Research

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In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope?

By Olivia Hall | June 3, 2022
In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope? Ray Wimer is a professor of retail practice leading courses on retail, buying and planning,…
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Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community

By Olivia Hall | June 3, 2022
Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community John Petosa L’95 jokes that he is “a kind of Swiss army knife” of teaching at the Whitman School. Indeed, since 2003 the professor of…
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Supply Chain Disruptions Through a Marketing Lens

By Olivia Hall | June 1, 2022
Supply Chain Disruptions Through a Marketing Lens During the pandemic, shoppers in many places have reached for a product, only to find an empty shelf. COVID-19, however, is only the latest among a number of…

Alumni and Friends

Class Notes

September 2022 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | September 9, 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

August 2022 Class Notes

By Liz Holloway | August 5, 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…
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Kyle Trusch ’22 M.S.: Online EEE Grad Student Follows His Passion Towards a Teaching Career 

By Caroline Reff | July 22, 2022
“When my life is ideal, I am ________.” That open-ended phrase, from the book “The Passion Test” was the impetus for Kyle Trusch ‘22 M.S. to make a change. His answer? “When my life is…

Thought Leadership

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Webinar: “Successfully Navigating a Multi-Country and Multi-Cultural World”

By Dawn McWilliams | March 11, 2022
The Kiebach Center for International Business Studies at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and the Central New York International Business Alliance presented: “Successfully Navigating a Multi-Country and Multi-Cultural World“ Our panelists discussed: the multi-market…
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Burak Kazaz Elected President-Elect of MSOM and Continues Sharing his Research on COVID-19 Vaccines and Wine Analytics

By Caroline Reff | 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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Lavish Eating in Florence

By Jared Dowling | September 30, 2022
Ciao! It’s been about a month since we first landed in Florence, and it has been nothing short of amazing so far. From the moment we landed, I just knew that being in Italy was…
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Entertainment Options in London are Endless

By Emma Knauf | September 26, 2022
When looking at entertainment in cities around the world, London has some of the best. This is because of London’s West End, which gives Londoners and travelers the opportunity to see various musicals, plays and…
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Pre-Semester Seminar, Sustainability on Trial

By Emma Knauf | September 12, 2022
Before starting my semester abroad in London, I participated in a traveling seminar called GEO 304, or Sustainability on Trial: Environmental Justice in Northern Europe. For 10 days, eight SU students and I traveled to…

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