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Syracuse University’s Business Programs Move Up in U.S. News and Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management received external validation of its upwards trajectory among business schools in the form of double-digit leaps in the rankings for both their undergraduate and full-time MBA programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked…
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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Marches Into Its 15th Year with an Alumni-Filled Celebration This summer, not only did 25 military veterans complete the 2022 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program offered through the Syracuse University D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military…
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Big Tech Employee Takes On Not One But Two Online Graduate Degree Programs at Whitman

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 online Master of Science in…
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Newly Elected MSOM President Burak Kazaz Launches New Initiatives

Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Professor Burak Kazaz has been elected as president by The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM). Being elected to this position is the ultimate recognition and honor the MSOM Society bestows on trusted leading academics. Of course,…
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Gartner Ranks Whitman’s Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Program Among Top 25

Gartner, Inc. announced that the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is one of the top 25 in the country for its supply chain management (SCM) program, granting a No. 23 ranking to the undergraduate program. Fifty-five institutions in the U.S. and Canada…
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Whitman Student Gains Insight Into Professional Goals, Practices Her Native Language During Semester Abroad

Daniella French ’23 (WSM/NEW) knew she had to continue practicing her native language, Spanish, when she went away to college. Studying abroad at Syracuse University’s Madrid Center was the perfect solution for that.  Initially, studying overseas was not a priority for French when…
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Chanel Webb ’23 MBA Is Pursuing Her Online Degree and Getting a Seat at the Table

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, and, after starting the program…
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Jordan Jackson ’24 MBA Has Learned to Foster a Sense of Community While Earning Her Degree Online

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 2022 when she enrolled at…
Supply Chain Management

Do New Technologies Such as Blockchain Offer a Win-win Solution for Tracing Foods Through Their Supply Chain During Food Contamination Outbreaks?

This claim by major food retailers is being put to the test by Fasheng Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management, and his colleagues—Lingxiu Dong, professor of supply chain, operations, and technology, and Ph.D. student Puping Jiang, both at the…
Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises

Does Bounded Rationality—the Predominant Theory of Human Decision-making in Economics—Ignore Gender?

Arielle Newman noticed something unexpected when she was working with entrepreneurs at a market in Ghana for her dissertation research. Women traders were more successful than men but did not pursue a place in the formal economy.  “It was so…
Research News

Whitman Research Newsletter—July 2022

Research and information from the period of March 2022 through June 2022 Awards and Honors Joel Carnevale and Rachael Goodwin, assistant professors of management, have had a symposium accepted for the 2022 Annual Academy of Management Meeting, titled “Gender and Leadership: Exploring Novel Questions,…
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Melissa Rencehausen ’22 M.S. Credits the Whitman School’s Online Master’s Degree Program for Helping Advance her Accounting Career 

On any given day, Melissa Rencehausen ’22 M.S. might wave hello to Shrek, Bart Simpson or even Harry Potter as she heads into work at Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park, where she is the manager of financial reporting on the…
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Bryan Perry ’23 MBA Lives Local But Finds Online MBA Program to be the Best Fit

Bryan Perry ’23 MBA can see Syracuse University’s JMA Wireless Dome in the distance from his driveway. But, even though he lives only a few miles from campus, he still chose to pursue an MBA through the online program at…
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Orange Tank 2022 Application Deadline

Application Deadline Coming Soon for Orange Tank 2022! Orange Tank 2022 will be held Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at 2 p.m. in the Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium in the Whitman School. The application deadline is Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. No exceptions. All applicants must submit an executive…
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Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA: U.S. Army Paratrooper Makes It His Mission to Complete Online MBA from Whitman School

In August of 2021, Staff Sergeant Bradley Pokorny ’22 MBA was deployed to Afghanistan with the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, an elite infantry specializing in parachute assault operations. When he found out he was deploying, Pokorny told his professors…
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Chris Douglass ’23 MBA Is Already Applying What He Learned at Whitman as Both an Employee and a Business Owner

As a principal sales manager at HubSpot, a co-owner and coach of CrossFit and a new dad, Chris Douglass ’23 MBA has plenty on his plate, but he decided he could add something more with an online MBA from Syracuse University’s…
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Whitman Student Gains New Global Perspective After Traveling to Kenya

Tage Oster ’24 found that his views on business and work ethic shifted following his experience on the pilot Kenya Cultural Immersion trip. In May, Oster and 13 other students from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management traveled to…
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Whitman Student Enjoyed Change of Pace While Studying Abroad 

Alex Stolfe ’22, L’25 left spreadsheets and numbers behind for a few months while she studied abroad at Syracuse University’s Florence Center this past semester.  Traveling to Madrid on a high school trip solidified Stolfe’s desire to go abroad while in college.…
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Shital Mars ’23 MBA: Online Student Manages the Demands of Business, Family and Pursing an MBA for a “Better Tomorrow”

“Do better today than you did yesterday, so you can be better tomorrow than you are today.” That’s the motto Shital Mars ’23 MBA lives by every day, as she juggles her career as a management consultant and executive coach…
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Kyle Trusch ’22 M.S.: Online EEE Grad Student Follows His Passion Towards a Teaching Career 

“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 ideal, I am helping others…
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Whitman Students Travel to Kenya for a Cultural Immersion Experience 

The 2022 Kenya Cultural Immersion travel team consisted of 14 Whitman students eager to experience the global economy, connect with global partners and learn the customs and culture of Africa. This pilot immersion trip allowed students to connect lessons from class…
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Tia Thevenin ’18, MBA ’23, L’23 Is On the Fast Track to a Joint JD/MBA Degree 

Tia Thevenin ’18 (A&S), ’23 MBA, L ’23 has never stopped moving at a fast pace. From breaking track and field records at Syracuse University as an undergraduate to concurrently earning an MBA at the Whitman School and a law degree from…
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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 

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 only enter one of the…
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Syracuse University’s Maxwell and Whitman Schools Launch Two New Graduate Level Dual Degree Programs 

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 administration (MBA) and the master…
Tracy Barash

Tracy Barash ’89 Appointed Chair of the Whitman Advisory Council

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 operations and franchise planning for…
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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

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 at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.…
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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

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 Whitman School of Management, which…
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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

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 of business she wanted to…
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Julia Fiedler, ’21, ’22 M.S.: Master’s Degree Has Prepared Her for Real-World Requirements of Today’s Professional Accounting Field

Julia Fiedler ’21, ’22 M.S. grew up around Syracuse University’s Whitman School. Long before she decided to attend Whitman and pursue a career in accounting, she could often be found hanging out in the office of Professor of Accounting Practice…
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Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21, ’22 M.S.: Entrepreneur Surpasses $100,000 in Prize Money While Completing EEE Master’s Degree

Bruno Gonzalez Hauger ’21 (WHIT/NEW), ’22 M.S., not only just graduated from Syracuse University with a master’s degree, but this entrepreneur also walked away with a stunning $102,000 in winnings through various Whitman School business competitions over his five years…