Business News Archives

Dean Croson annouces new appointment of Dr. Abdul Rasheed

June 16, 2014 - Congratulations to Dr. Abdul Rasheed who has been appointed to the Endowed Eunice and James L. West Distinguished Professorship of Private Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. Read more...
 
 

Yahoo! researcher joins College of Business

June 12, 2014 - Kay-Yut Chen, a renowned behavioral and experimental researcher from Yahoo! and Hewlett-Packard, will join the College of Business in the Information Systems and Operations Management Department this fall. Read more...
 
 

College of Business and College of Engineering Host Alumni Event in Houston

May 20, 2014 - The Colleges of Business and Engineering will team up to host an alumni event in Houston on June 11, 2014, entitled "What I Learned After UTA." All UTA Alumni are welcome to attend to connect with seasoned business and engineering professionals in the Houston area. Learn more...
 
 

John Terrell ('08 EMBA) to Address the College of Business Graduates

April 28, 2014 - College of Business Alumnus, John Terrell, will address the graduates at the Spring Commencement Ceremony, Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. in College Park Center. Learn more...
 
 

Jody Grant, Ph.D., To Keynote 2014 Executive Dinner on April 23

March 25, 2014 - A banking-industry magnate, Jody Grant is the special guest and keynote for the College of Business 2014 Executive Dinner on Wednesday, April 23.
 
 

Marketing Course to be offered in Spanish

April 22, 2014 - The Marketing Department will be offering a section of MARK 3321 taught in Spanish in Fall 2014. Learn more...
 
 

Business Week 2014

Mar. 11, 2014 - Visiting executives will connect with students and share experiences and insight regarding the topic of leadership during the week-long event, March 17-21.Learn more and see photos of the events...
 
 

2014 Business Alumni Awards

Feb. 28, 2014 - Robert Earley, Nick Barber and The G.L. Barron Company were honored for career accomplishments and service to the college. This event is a part of our UTA DNA. Learn More...
 
 

Research Incubator Seminar Series Presentation - Feb. 19

Feb. 14, 2014 - "Does the Apple Fall Far From the Tree? A Meta-analysis of Extension Feedback Effects" will be presented by Traci Freling, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing on Feb. 19. This event is a part of our UTA DNA. Learn More...
 
 

Research Incubator Seminar Series Presentation - Jan. 22

Jan. 14, 2014 - "Virtual Team Performance in Crowdsourcing Contests: A Social Network Perspective" will be presented by Jennifer Zhang, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems on Jan. 22. This event is a part of our UTA DNA. Learn More...
 
 

Dean Croson interviewed about compulsive consumerism

Jan. 2, 2014 - Rachel Croson, dean of the UT Arlington College of Business, talked with KERA 90.1 FM about compulsive consumerism for the news station’s series One Crisis Away. Croson said: “There is this kind of belief that these trappings of wealth, big houses, big cars, kinds of things, are also a signal of your quality. And so then you end up in this position where you have to have them in order to signal that you are a hard worker, a good employee, whatever it happens to be.” This is a part of our UTA DNA.
 
 

Fall 2013 Commencement

Dec. 16, 2013 - More than 600 graduate and undergraduate business students participated in the College of Business Fall 2013 Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, Dec. 14. UTA President Vistasp Karbhari was the featured speaker at the event, which was held in College Park Center. View photos from the event on Flickr.
 
 

Q&A: Rachel Croson on the evolution of business in a culture of disruption

Dec. 16, 2013 - UT Arlington College of Business Dean Rachel Croson told The Dallas Morning News that the pace of business disruption is tossing old ideas about business education into a brave new world of 3-D printing, augmented reality and involuntary transparency in a question-and-answer feature published Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.
 
 

Professor’s Study Receives HRM Impact Award

Nov. 27, 2013 - George Benson, Ph.D., associate professor of management, co-authored a performance pay program study for Frito Lay that recently won a 2013 award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Society for Human Resource Management. Learn more...
 
 

UTA M.S. Taxation Program Ranked in Top 10

Nov. 21, 2013 - The Master of Science in Taxation program was ranked 9th in the nation by heads of corporate tax departments. Learn more...
 
 

Research Incubator Seminar Series Presentation - Nov. 13

Nov. 7, 2013 - "No Accident: Health, Wellbeing, and Performance at Work" was presented by management professors James Campbell Quick, Ph.D., and Ann McFadyen, Ph.D. Learn More...
 
 

Global Entrepreneurship Week Highlighted on Tuesday, Nov. 19

Nov. 6, 2013 - Several speakers presented their successful ideas and experiences in the world of entrepreneurship. Refreshments and networking were available before and after the presentations. Learn More...
 
 

Alumnus Michael Clock Named CFO of the Year

Oct. 24, 2013 - College of Business alumnus Michael Clock (B.B.A. '92), CFO of Le Duff America, was awarded CFO of the Year, Restaurant category, by the Dallas Business Journal during an awards presentation Thursday, Oct. 24. Learn More...
 
 

Fort Worth-based Executive MBA Students Travel to China

Oct. 20, 2013 - As a program component, UTA EMBA students complete a 15-day excursion in China to network with working professionals and UTA alumni, tour significant companies, and experience the power of global business firsthand. Join their adventure by following the blog.
 
 

Research Incubator Seminar Series Presentation by (Grace) Qing Hao, Ph.D., on Oct. 2

Sept. 26, 2013 - “Short Selling around the Expiration of IPO Share Lockups” will be presented by Finance associate professor (Grace) Qing Hao, Ph.D., as she examines activity that suggests short sellers are informed. Learn more... The Research Incubator Seminar Series aims to create a forum for scholars to present their work in progress.
 
 

College of Business Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty for Fall 2013

Sept. 16, 2013 - Students in the College of Business benefit from finance and accounting expertise of four new tenure-track faculty members. Learn more...
 
 

Spring 2013 Commencement

May 13, 2013 - Thousands celebrate the Class of Spring 2013. Learn more...
 
 

Goolsby Scholar Earns Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence

May 7, 2013 - Goolsby Scholar Juan Farah is the recipient of the Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence. Learn more...
 
 

Business Faculty Earn Awards For Excellence In Teaching, Research

May 6, 2013 - University and the college recognize faculty performance for the 2012-2013 academic year. Learn more...
 
 

International Oil Not A Free Market

April 29, 2013 - Economics Professor and Chair Roger Meiners co-authors analysis of OPEC’s handling of the price of oil on the global market and its impacts on U.S. and other oil-consuming nations. Learn more...
 
 

Parental Influence A Powerful Means in Deterring Misbehaviors

April 25, 2013 - Marketing professor’s study indicates that early dialogue between parents and children more effective in deterring tobacco, alcohol use than advertising, marketing, or peer pressure.
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Students Win Big in Statewide Real Estate Competition

April 22, 2013 - UT Arlington grad students in real estate program took first place at the NAIOP 2013 Texas Shoot-Out. Learn more...
 
 

The Future of Business

April 4, 2013 - Dean Croson’s blog examines current and future business issues. Learn more...
 
 

Persistence is the Name of the Game.

March 26, 2013 - Visiting entrepreneurs share their stories during Business Week 2013. Learn more...
 
 

Business Week 2013 is March 18-22

March 12, 2013 - Entrepreneurs and executives will share experiences and insight with business students during the week-long event. Learn more...
 
 

2013 Business Alumni Awards

March 2, 2013 - Three honored for career accomplishments and service to the college. Learn more...
 
 

Economics Announces Spring Scholarship Awardees

February 18, 2013 - Six scholarship awards were announced February 15, benefitting select graduate and undergraduate students in economics. Learn more...
 
 

John C. Goff to Keynote Executive Dinner

January 28, 2013 - Crescent Real Estate Executive Headlines March 20 Event at UT Arlington.
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Rachel Croson Named College of Business Dean

November 12, 2012 - The University of Texas at Arlington announces the appointment of Rachel Croson, a UT Dallas economics professor and the director of the UT Dallas Negotiations Center, as dean of the College of Business. Learn more...
 
 

UT Arlington Among Princeton Review’s Best 296 Business Schools

October 24, 2012 - The Princeton Review names College of Business an outstanding school in its 2013 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools.” Learn more...
 
 

Goolsby Leadership Academy Presents Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, Nov. 1

October 23, 2012 - The junior cohort of the Goolsby Leadership Academy welcomes UTA Research Institute Executive Director and retired Army Lieutenant General Rick Lynch for a keynote event on Thursday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lone Star Auditorium at the Maverick Activities Center.
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UTA Recognizes Walmart Executive with Distinguished International Alumni Award

October 18, 2012 - Baker Jiang ('12 EMBA) will be honored with the University’s Distinguished International Alumni Award at the 47th annual Distinguished Alumni Gala Saturday, Oct. 20 on the UT Arlington main campus. Learn more...
 
 

Tax Program Ranks High Nationally

September 6, 2012 - The Master of Science in Taxation program was ranked 8th in the nation by heads of corporate tax departments. Learn more...
 
 

New Business Faculty

August 27, 2012 - The College of Business welcomes new faculty for Fall 2012. Learn more...
 
 

UTA Marketing Ph.D. Recognized for Research

August 24, 2012 - The University of Texas at Arlington was recognized among doctoral marketing programs in a study presented at the American Marketing Association Summer Educators' Conference in August. Learn more...
 
 

Student Chapter Earns Distinguished Award

June 20, 2012 - The Society for Human Resource Management once again recognizes its UT Arlington chapter with the 2011-2012 Superior Merit Award. Learn more...
 
 

Lockheed Martin Exec Defines Being a “Doer”

June 1, 2012 - Craig Happel delivered the commencement address for the May 2012 College of Business Commencement ceremonies. Read Craig's address or watch the ceremony online.
 
 

David Gray to Assume Interim Dean Role

May 15, 2012 - David Gray will assume the role of interim dean for the College of Business effective June 1. Learn more...
 
 

Celebrating 12-Year Legacy of Growth and Success

April 25, 2012 - Faculty, staff and supporters gather to honor the accomplishments of Dean Himarios.
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Business Faculty Earn Awards For Excellence in Teaching, Research

April 24, 2012 - University and the college recognize faculty performance for the 2011-2012 academic year. Learn more...
 
 

Student Team Finishes Third in Statewide Competition

April 23, 2012 - A team of UT Arlington grad students came away with a third-place finish at the NAIOP “2012 Texas Shoot-Out”. Learn more...
 
 

Business Week 2012

March 23, 2012 - Visiting executives to connect with students to discuss economic developments that transform communities. Learn more...
 
 

2012 Business Alumni Awards

February 25, 2012 - Three honored for career accomplishments and service to the college.
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Dean Himarios to take Global Initiatives position

January 30, 2012 - Daniel Himarios, dean of the College of Business for the past 12 years, is moving into a new role as vice provost and executive director for the Center for Global Initiatives in the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Learn more...
 
 

Investment Guru Sows "Seeds of Wisdom"

December 20, 2011 - John Merrill delivered the commencement address for the December 18 College of Business Commencement ceremonies. Read John's address or watch the ceremony online.
 
 

UT Arlington Business Recognized Among Best 294 U.S. Schools

October 12, 2011 - The Princeton Review names College of Business an outstanding business school. Learn more...
 
 

BNSF Gift Will Expand Goolsby Leadership Academy

October 6, 2011 - A new commitment from BNSF Railway's foundation will allow The University of Texas at Arlington to expand the Goolsby Leadership Academy to enroll promising freshmen and sophomores to participate in the select College of Business program.
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Business Leaders Join Advisory Council

September 6, 2011 - College of Business welcomes 10 new Advisory Council members.
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MBA Students to Pitch Marketable Navy Patents

Sept. 3, 2011 - This fall, MBA students will develop business plans for the Navy's most marketable patented technologies.
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Marketing Professor Honored for Research Impact

August 29, 2011 - Dr. Xueming Luo chosen for prestigious Emerald Management Reviews Citations of Excellence Award.
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UT System Honors Marketing Professor

August 18, 2011 - Douglas Grisaffe among eight UT Arlington faculty receiving the UT System Outstanding Teaching Award.
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Student Chapter Earns Distinguished Award

June 6, 2011 - The Society for Human Resource Management Recognizes U.T. Arlington with the 2010-2011 Superior Merit Award.
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2011 Business Alumni Awards

April 27, 2011 - Three business alums honored this week for their accomplishments and service.
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The Executive Dinner with Ed Whitacre

April 15, 2011 - Former GM, AT&T leader headlines College of Business' April 27 Executive Dinner. Learn more...
 
 

Business Week 2011 is April 11-15

April 4, 2011 – Visiting executives to connect with students regarding ethics, social responsibility and leadership. Learn more...
 
 

Memorial Service for Dr. Dan Gossett

March 30, 2011 - Family, friends, colleagues and students remember popular faculty member.
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Student Wins National Essay Competition

March 9, 2011 - Health Care Administration graduate student earns top honors at Stull Essay Competition. Learn more...
 
 

UT Arlington MBA Coming to Frisco

February 8, 2011 - Two-year evening MBA Professional Cohort program to be offered near Frisco Square beginning this fall. Learn more...
 
 

Arlington Nonprofit Executive Defines Extraordinary Life

December 21, 2010 - Carolyn Mentesana delivered the commencement address for the December 19 College of Business Commencement ceremonies. Read Carolyn's address or watch the ceremony online.
 
 

Study Targets Teen Smoking

November 15, 2010 - Professor examines parent-oriented marketing to curb youth smoking.
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UT Arlington Business Recognized Among Best 300 U.S. Schools

October 14, 2010 - The Princeton Review names College of Business an outstanding business school. Learn more...
 
 

M.B.A. Welcomes Muskie Fellows

September 13, 2010 - Grad students from Russia and Ukraine study business at UT Arlington.
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New Faculty Join the College

August 25, 2010 - The College of Business welcomes new faculty for Fall 2010. Learn more...
 
 

UT System Honors Econ Faculty Member

August 12, 2010 - Dr. Jane Himarios was honored with UT System's Outstanding Teaching Award.
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Daimler Financial Executive Addresses "Value of Values"

May 17, 2010 - Janet Marzett delivered the commencement address for the Spring 2010 College of Business Commencement ceremonies. Read Janet's address or watch the ceremony online.
 
 

College Ranks High in Faculty Research

May 11, 2010 - College of Business once again ranks among top North American business schools for research activity. Learn more...
 
 

Daimler Financial Executive to Speak at Commencement

May 4, 2010 - Janet Marzett, Vice President at Daimler Financial Services, is the commencement speaker for the College of Business May 16 commencement ceremonies. Learn more...
 
 

Business Week 2010 in Review

April 17, 2010 - Executives and thought leaders share ground-breaking concepts with business students. Learn more...
 
 

Bruce Tanner at Executive Dinner

April 13, 2010 - Keynote Examines Breadth of Innovations at Lockheed Martin. Learn more...
 
 

Business Week 2010 is April 12-16

March 5, 2010 - Innovation and Nanotechnology in the Marketplace is the Business Week 2010 Focus. Learn more...
 
 

The Executive Dinner on April 13

February 25, 2010 - Business Week 2010 Executive Dinner to Feature Lockheed Martin CFO Bruce Tanner. Learn more...
 
 

Speaking of Leadership

February 23, 2010 - Visiting Executives to Share Leadership Insight with MBA students. Read more...
 
 

HR Games on Feb. 20

February 17, 2010 - College of Business hosts the 7th Annual SHRM Texas HR Games. Read more...
 
 

Emotional Leadership

January 14, 2010 - New management course teaches 'emotional leadership'. Read more...
 
 

Barron Companies Founder and CEO Delivers Fall 2009 Commencement Address

December 14, 2009 – Greg L. Barron (BBA ’91), President, Founder and CEO of the Barron Companies, Inc., delivered the commencement address for the Fall 2009 College of Business Commencement ceremonies. Read Greg’s address or watch the ceremony online.
 
 

College Inducts New Business Honor Society Members

December 9, 2009 – On December 3, the College of Business held the Fall 2009 Initiation to welcome new members of Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for AACSB-accredited business schools.
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Barron Companies Founder and CEO to Speak at Commencement

December 7, 2009 – Greg L. Barron (BBA ’91), President, Founder and CEO of the Barron Companies, Inc., is the guest speaker for the College of Business commencement ceremonies Learn more.
 
 

Guest Speaker to Focus on Leadership with Character

November 4, 2009 – The Goolsby Leadership Academy welcomes Dr. Thomas Wright. Learn more.
 
 

Executive MBA Students Travel to Asia

October 9, 2009 - The Executive MBA class departed for China Oct. 9 for a 15-day tour of key corporate locations in Shanghai and Bejing. Learn more.
 
 

Goolsby Leadership Academy meets $3 million challenge

October 8, 2009 - Lockheed Martin gift exceeds fundraising goal for endowed UT Arlington College of Business leadership development program. Learn more.
 
 

Pizza Inn CEO to Speak

September 27, 2009 - Charles Morrison to visit UT Arlington College of Business. Read more...
 
 

Dallas Cowboys Exec to Speak at Commencement

August 11, 2009—Pete Walsh, Head of Technology for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club, is the guest speaker for the College of Business commencement ceremonies to be held Saturday, August 15 at 4:00 P.M. at Texas Hall. Learn more about the College of Business August Commencement.
 
 

Bosnian War Refugee Fulfills Dream

July 1, 2009—Vanja Djuric (BBA ’06, MBA ’07) Bosnian war refugee earned her CPA License and started a successful financial services firm. Read more.
 
 

MBA Alum Spurs Nationwide Volunteer Effort

June 1, 2009—Sean Connelly (MBA ’09) and his annual “42 in 42” volunteer drive established in honor of Pat Tillman were featured in the May 31, 2009 Fort Worth Star Telegram weekly column
Shlachter, Nishimura & Baker.
 
 

UT Arlington offers new Certificate in Property Repositioning and Turnaround Strategies

Michael Buckley, a nationally renowned real estate educator most recently from Columbia University, will team with Fred Forgey, a returning UT Arlington College of Business real estate professor, to teach students how to revive distressed commercial properties. Learn More
 
 

Business Graduate Heads to Microsoft

In a few weeks, Jorge Callado (BBA ’09) will pack up and head to Seattle, where he’ll become the newest member of Microsoft’s corporate finance team. Read more.
 
 

MBA Director Honored for Advising Excellence

Melanie McGee, Director of MBA Programs, was selected as an Outstanding New Advisor Certificate of Merit recipient in the Academic Advising—Primary Role category from the National Academic Advising Association. Melanie is one of fifteen academic advisors nationwide honored with this award in 2009. Read more.
 
 

Fidelity Investments Executive to Speak at Business Commencement Ceremonies

Douglass A. Reed is the commencement speaker for the College of Business Spring 2009 commencement ceremonies to be held Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Texas Hall. Read more.
 
 

Business Alum Makes Time Magazine’s 2009 “100 Most Influential” List

Dr. Roland G. Fryer Jr. (BBA ‘98), was honored by Time magazine in its 2009 “The World’s Most Influential People" list. Read more...
 
 

Mutual of Omaha President Both Speaker and Inductee at UTA Business Honor Society Spring Ceremony

Robert Strong, II, Market President for the Mutual of Omaha—Texas, participated in the April 24 initiation for the UT Arlington Beta Gamma Sigma society not only as the guest speaker, he was also one of the society’s inductees. Read more.
 
 

EMBA Program announces Graduate Certificate in Asian Business Studies. Read more...


 
 

MS in Human Resource Management earns SHRM honors

The UT Arlington College of Business announced its Master of Science program in human resource management has earned full accreditation from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Read more.
 
 

Business Week 2009 Executive Dinner

Co-hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the UT Arlington College of Business, Business Week 2009 is March 9-13. Business Week is a tradition for the College of Business, a full week during the spring semester in which 20-30 executives visit the campus to interact with undergraduate and graduate business classes. Read more.
 
 

UT Arlington Distinguished Alumna invests in Goolsby Leadership Academy

January 21, 2009—Distinguished Alumna Jackie Fouse (BA ‘82, MA ‘84) gave $250,000 to benefit The University of Texas at Arlington’s Goolsby Leadership Academy in the College of Business. Read more.
 
 

Business Week 2009 to Focus on the Impact of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium

January 14, 2009 - Co-hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the UT Arlington College of Business, Business Week 2009 will focus on one of the most exciting developments in the nation, the Dallas Cowboys Stadium! Business Week 2009 precedes the May opening of the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington at a time when anticipation is expected to be at its height. Read more.
 
 

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Each year the College of Business at UT Arlington provides more than 5,000 future business leaders with an excellent, high quality and affordable education at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. The College of Business is home to innovative thinkers who know business—a place where blazing new trails is the norm. Providing an extensive selection of degree programs, the College is nationally recognized as one of the best business schools in the U.S.
 
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