College of Business News

CANCER FIGHTER

October 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - College of Business associate dean says UTA was pillar of support in breast cancer battle

PROMIS LAB TAKES ON MEDICATION MISUSE

October 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - Each year, U.S. hospitals record more than 700,000 emergency room visits and 100,000 hospitalizations due to preventable medication-related harm, according to a study by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.

THE BATTLE AGAINST ‘FAKE NEWS’

October 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - As claims of “fake news” proliferate, checking the truthfulness of information becomes more important and more difficult. That’s the challenge taken on by Chengkai Li, a professor of computer science and engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington, who has been developing an electronic fact-checking system called ClaimBuster for several years.

A STUDY OF PRICE AND PERCEIVED QUALITY

September 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - A study by an assistant professor at The University of Texas at Arlington published in the Journal of Marketing shows that marketers of relatively high-priced products should consider keeping prices high, as many consumers associate high price with high quality.

UTA business’ Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter recognized as a Highest Honors Chapter for 2019

August 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - The Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Chapter at The University of Texas at Arlington has qualified for recognition as a Highest Honors Chapter. Qualifying for this recognition is indicative of a campus where academic excellence is highly valued and where chapter officers work diligently to enhance Beta Gamma Sigma’s stature on campus.

Two startups with UTA ties selected for accelerator program

June 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - Two startups with ties to The University of Texas at Arlington have been selected for an international accelerator program, illustrating UTA’s commitment to entrepreneurship and impactful research commercialization.

Final spring strategic plan symposium focuses on data-driven discovery

May 2019 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - Faculty and staff at The University of Texas at Arlington convened for the last of four symposiums held this spring addressing progress on initiatives supporting the four strategic themes of UTA’s Strategic Plan 2020.

CollegeChoice.net ranks human resources management program No. 5 in nation

February 2019 - The University of Texas at Arlington is quickly growing a reputation as one of the nation’s top places to earn a master’s degree in the fast-growing field of human resources. CollegeChoice.net recently tabbed UTA as having the nation’s fifth-best master in human resources degree program.

College of Business student selected to compete for Global "CEO for One Month" challenge

June 2018 - JACKSONVILLE, FL. - Senior real estate major Eric Nguyen is going to Jacksonville, Florida, this month for a weeklong CEO boot camp to compete with some of the sharpest minds in the nation to qualify for an international competition, Global 'CEO for One Month' by The Adecco Group. Nguyen will shadow the U.S. branch president for the competition and they will then narrow down the contestants to 47 people to be announced May 29 who will then go to Zurich.

U.S. Small Business Administration renews, extends UTA Veterans Business Outreach Center entrepreneur grant

April 2018 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - The U.S. Small Business Administration has renewed and extended a Veterans Business Outreach Center grant for $1.375 million over the next five years. This brings the total support to UTA to $1.875 million. The grant supports the education, training and consulting services provided to veterans, National Guard, active duty and reserve component members and their spouses who are starting or growing a business in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.