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SUNY Upstate, Syracuse University Partner for MD/MBA Program

SUNY Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management are launching a joint MD/MBA, which allows students to earn two valuable degrees in a coordinated five-year program. Applicants for this new joint program at Upstate Medical…
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Whitman School of Management Announces STEM-Designation for Master’s in Professional Accounting Program

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announced that its master’s in professional accounting program has now received STEM-designation. The class of 2022 will be the first to graduate with this new STEM certification.  “We have made notable innovations…
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Kara Montellano ’23 MBA: Unexpected Detour Led Her to an MBA at Whitman

Kara Montellano ’23 MBA believes that life “has a way of taking you on a detour you didn’t plan for.” Fortunately, her most recent detour took her to Syracuse University’s Whitman School this past fall to pursue an MBA with concentrations in…
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Whitman’s Full-Time MBA Program Achieves Highest U.S. News Ranking Since 1998

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is now ranked #57 in the nation for its full-time MBA program by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest-ranking for the Whitman School since 1998 and is…
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Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA: MBA Program Introduces Real-World Scenarios, New Traditions and a Welcoming “Orange Family”

Anushree Jagdish ’23 MBA came to Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management after working in the advertising industry in her home country of India for a number of years. Equipped with an undergraduate degree in finance, she hopes to expand…
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Whitman School Appoints New Academic Advisor for Master’s Programs

The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University announces the appointment of Gary Cole to the position of academic advisor effective March 7, 2022. Cole will oversee academic advising for full-time master’s students, including those in the MBA program and…
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Whitman School Appoints New Director of Experiential Programs

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management announces the appointment of Erin Draper to the new position of director of experiential programs, effective Feb. 7, 2022. Draper will oversee Whitman’s commitment to experiential programming, both on-campus and off-campus. She will manage…
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Whitman School of Management Announces STEM-Designation for MBA

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University announced today that its MBA program will be classified as STEM-designated for students who successfully complete concentrations in accounting, business analytics, finance, marketing and supply chain management. The class of…
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University’s Cluster Hire Initiative Draws Top Researchers to Whitman

University’s Cluster Hire Initiative Draws Top Researchers to Whitman The Whitman School continues to make strides as part of Syracuse University’s research cluster-hire initiative, which aims to strengthen research activity, enhance faculty diversity and develop new opportunities for student research…
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Internship Experience: Haina, Marketing Strategy Intern at Syracuse University

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: Haina Graduation Year: May 2020 Major: MS in…
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What Motivates a Corporate Board to Dismiss a CEO in the Wake of Financial Misconduct

David Park, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, with Warren Boeker (University of Washington) and David Gomulya (Singapore Management University), conducted a study on the relationship between boards of directors and CEOs and the strategy for handling financial misconduct. The paper, “Political Ideology…

Recreational Cannabis Legalization A Substitute for Alcohol, Not Tobacco

A new study forthcoming in Marketing Science indicates although recreational cannabis legalization (RCL) significantly increases cannabis online search volume, the increase comes from adults only, not the younger demographic. RCL also influences the alcohol and tobacco industries asymmetrically: it reduces…
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Whitman Clubs Complement Classroom Learning With Real-World Skills

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman Clubs Complement Classroom Learning With Real-World Skills Learning does not begin or end in the classroom at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. That commitment comes shining through in the…
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Student Spotlight: Paul Altero ’23

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Student Spotlight: Paul Altero ’23 Hometown: Point Pleasant, New Jersey Degree: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Paul Altero earned a bachelor’s degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management from the University…
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Experiential Learning Helps Educate the Next Generation of Professors

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman Clubs Complement Classroom Learning With Real-World Skills When one thinks of experiential learning in higher education, the concepts that often come to mind are internships, real-world projects and hands-on activities.…
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Higher Levels of Disclosure Could Reduce Risk-taking and Diminish Long-term Value

Susan Albring, associate professor of accounting at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, teamed with Xiaolu Xu ’13 Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts-Boston), to examine the relationship between the amount of voluntary disclosure and a firm’s level of risk-taking…
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Solutions to the Problem of Sales Spilling over to Unprofitable Customers

Marketing textbooks recommend that firms target profitable customers and induce greater selling efforts as a way of charging higher prices and earning superior profits. However, according to a recent publication by Alex Thevaranjan, associate professor of accounting at Syracuse University‘s…
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How Best to Dole Out Supplies in Wake of Humanitarian Crisis

According to UNICEF, hunger affects approximately 20 million children around the globe. During a humanitarian crisis, such as child hunger, the focus is on making sure people receive the necessary supplies they need. It’s critical that organizations, such as UNICEF…
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Too Much Collaboration Can be Harmful to New Ventures

Collaboration is commonly encouraged throughout the world of entrepreneurship especially for entrepreneurs with new ventures. There are many benefits to collaboration, such as gaining different perspectives on problems or obtaining resources not readily available. However, research conducted by Johan Wiklund,…
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Whitman’s Commitment to Building and Supporting the Faculty of the Future

Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently committed nearly one million dollars to an intramural grant initiative, providing seed funding for one-and two-year research programs in core areas that will enhance the school’s scholarly impact and reputation. Those…
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Leading Researcher Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Endowed Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has been studying entrepreneurship as it relates to mental health and well-being. He recently completed his appointment as a Fulbright…
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Syracuse Students Compete in National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition

At the end of March, a team of undergraduate students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management competed in the 7th Annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During their time in Minneapolis, the students…
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Syracuse University 2019 Panasci Business Plan Competition: Meet the Winners

Each year the Martin J. Whitman School of Management welcomes students from across Syracuse University’s campus for the annual Panasci Business Plan Competition, an event that encourages students to think entrepreneurially and allows them to showcase their innovative business ideas.…