College of Business News
I WANT TO SERVE
February 2020 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - Edmund Prater, professor in the College of Business’ Department of Information Systems and Operation Management, will spend a year at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, Office of American Spaces, starting in August.
A CELEBRATION OF MAVERICK ENTREPRENEURSHIP
January 2020 - ARLINGTON, TEX. - As part of its new MAVS 100 program, The University of Texas at Arlington recently recognized the 100 fastest-growing Maverick businesses, highlighting the success stories in UTA entrepreneurship.
Selling Your Home? It’s What’s on the Outside That Counts.
January 2020 - In a recent study in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, researchers at the University of Alabama and the University of Texas at Arlington used deep learning and Google Street View to determine just how much curb appeal contributes to a home’s value.
LEADERS WITH UTA TIES NAMED TO DALLAS 500
January 2020 - DALLAS, TEX. - The 2020 Dallas 500 list of influential North Texas leaders included a dozen men and women who attended the The University of Texas at Arlington, highlighting the University’s breadth and depth of leadership.
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.