Finance

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…

Entrepreneurship

What Does the Future of Entrepreneurship Hold? Recognizing Opportunity and Doing Something About It

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…

Business Analytics

What Does the Future of Business Analytics Hold? A Key Decision Maker From Retail to Health Care

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…

Retail Management

What Does the Future of Retail Hold? Consumers Have Grown Accustomed to Conveniences, Technology

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…

Supply Chain Management

What Does the Future of Supply Chain Hold? Valuable Lessons Won’t Leave Companies Unprepared Next Time

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…

Kreischers

Kreischer Family Fondly Recalls Three Generations of Orange Traditions

Passing along traditions—from supporting Orange basketball to supporting Syracuse University—is a way of life for the Kreischer family, a three-generation University family with deep roots in the Whitman School. Siblings Jennifer Kreischer ’88 and Brian Kreischer ’91—both accounting majors at…

Mi Tran

Whitman MBA Pursues Ph.D. to Share Research on the Intersection of Psychology and Female Entrepreneurship

Hometown: Hanoi, VietnamDegree: Ph.D. in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises After participating in the Orange Tank Pitch Competition and the Panasci Business Plan Competition while pursuing her MBA at the Whitman School, Mi Hoang Tran ’19 MBA discovered an interest in…

Panasci winners

Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition

An innovative and an entrepreneurial spirit abounded during The Panasci Business Plan Competition, a campus-wide student business plan competition hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The annual…

Ravi Dharwadkar teaching

Management Professor Emphasizes Diversity in all Aspects of Campus Involvement

Growing up in the largest city in India taught Ravi Dharwadkar about diversity. In the former Bombay (now Mumbai, which has swelled to nearly 20 million people today), everyone was a minority “in some way,” says Dharwadkar, professor of management…

Management

What Does the Future of Management Hold? Accelerated Adoption Patterns, RI Technologies Will Remain Vital and Change Organizational Culture

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…

Marketing

What Does the Future of Marketing Hold? Reliance on Data Analytics and Staycations, Learning Experiences Become the Norm

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…

Real Estate

What Does the Future of Real Estate Hold? A Move to the ’Burbs and Demand for Warehouse and Digital Property Space

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…

Accounting

What Does the Future of Accounting Hold? Consulting on New Complexities, Offering Diverse Talent

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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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…

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IES Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Shows Data-driven, Localized Solutions Bring Innovation Forward

“Serendipitous.” That’s what Zachary Rodriguez, Ph.D., calls the opportunity to join the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management as a postdoctoral researcher. And, while that’s probably the last word most would use…

Professor Elizabeth Wimer talking to three students

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…

news

Whitman Team Places Third in National Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition

In January, a team of five students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management placed third in the 20th national FanTAXtic case study competition presented by Deloitte. This year’s case challenged teams to advise a new business venture on the best way to acquire the…

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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 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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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…

Kimberly Boynton

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…

Andrew and Dominique Visser

Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown

Dominique Visser ’20 MBA: Online MBA Program Was “Business as Usual” During Belgian Lockdown Completing the online MBA program in Belgium while COVID-19 had the country locked down was “business as usual for me,” says Dominique Visser ’20 MBA. “I…

Image 1: Growler with Anything But Beer logo. Image 2: Logan Bonney

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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#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.”

Scott Lathrop

In the News and Trending: Are You Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago? It May Be More Complicated Than You Think

In the News and Trending: Are You Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago? It May Be More Complicated Than You Think Politics and the Perception of Economic Well-being So, are you better off today? It’s a quintessential question that…

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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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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…

screenshot of the winning fall 2020 capstone team

Fall 2020 Capstone Competition: Meet the Winners

As the Fall 2020 semester comes to an end, seniors at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management completed a three-credit Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management course, more commonly known as “Capstone.” This course is designed to inspire graduating students’…

Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez

Student Profile: Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez ’21

Student Spotlight: Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez ’21 Hometown: Miami, Flordia Degree: Online M.S. in Professional Accounting Marie-Jose Michel Sanchez ’21 M.S. is an individual who exemplifies the term “life-long learner.” Earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1993 from the University…

Manpreet Singh

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…

Salvatore Pepe

Student Profile: Salvatore Pepe ’22

Student Spotlight: Salvatore Pepe ’22 Hometown: Yorktown Heights, New York Major: Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises and Supply Chain Management (WHIT); Information Management & Technology (iSchool) Minor: Environment & Society (A&S) Salvatore Pepe’s ’22 (WHIT/iSchool) initial introduction to Syracuse University was…

Meghan Florkowski and Carolyn Tucker outside the WISE Center

Wise Women’s Business Center and South Side Innovation Center Help Small Businesses

Meghan Florkowski (left) and Carolyn Tucker. Please note, this image was taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and does not reflect current public health guidelines. Wise Women’s Business Center and South Side Innovation Center Help Small Businesses Two entrepreneurship programs,…