Management Magazine
Spring 2015

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Entrepreneurial Spirit Thriving in Jindal School Initiatives, Programs
Sep 4, 2015 — The UT Dallas Business Idea Competition, the University's version of a "Shark Tank" contest, has grown annually, putting many budding entrepreneurs on the map. Award-winning innovation and entrepreneurship academic programs also have grown in the p…read more

Student Ambassadors Serve as Campus Connection
Sep 3, 2015 — Student Ambassadors are a select group of student volunteers, sponsored by the Office of the President, who are called upon to greet guests at University events and connect with alumni and donors who tour the campus. …read more

Study: Investments Reflected Shift in Environmental Views
Sep 3, 2015 — Dr. Anastasia Shcherbakova, clinical assistant professor of finance and managerial economics, and researchers used the 2011 Fukushima crisis in Japan to evaluate responses of U.S. and European investors to the changing opinion of nuclear power. …read more

Freshmen Get Helping Hand on Move-In Day
Aug 28, 2015 — Volunteers, including peer advisors, members of Greek life and Student Government, as well as faculty and staff, helped the newest Comets settle in at the University over three days last week. …read more

Faculty Members Create University Legacies Through Planned Gifts
Aug 26, 2015 — Several UT Dallas faculty are going beyond their contributions in the classroom, making planned gifts to benefit students, centers, research and academics at the University. …read more

University Unveils Improved North Mall, Extension to Loop Road
Aug 21, 2015 — Several completed projects are debuting this semester, including the recently reopened North Mall and the expansion of Loop Road. As construction continues, the University is providing ways to make navigating campus easier. …read more

Business Communication Director Named Outstanding Teacher
Aug 13, 2015 — Dr. McClain Watson, recipient of the President's Teaching Excellence Award, is passionate about helping students fortify their writing and speaking skills inside and outside the classroom. …read more

Outstanding Student Award Recipient Excels in Art of Business
Aug 3, 2015 — At the annual Honors Convocation ceremony, Zachary Evans BS'15 received the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award for his leadership, commitment, perseverance, creativity and service to the community. …read more

First Startup Launch Projects Enter the Marketplace
Jul 30, 2015 — Three alumni who received grants from the Jindal School presented their new companies to Texas Instruments executives. TI provided seed money for the JSOM Startup Launch grants the trio received while they were still students. …read more

Slideshow: Students Find Fresh Start - From Move-In Day to Finals
Jul 23, 2015 — During the past school year, communications specialist Paul Bottoni and former student photographer Kevin Yang chronicled the first semesters of four freshmen for the spring edition of UT Dallas Magazine. Daniel Colina, Monica Lisot, Carlos Rodrigu…read more

McDermott Scholars Exhibit Array of Abilities
Jul 23, 2015 — The scholars program, made possible by a gift from Margaret McDermott, has selected 25 students to make up the 2015 incoming class. The entering cohort, the program's 15th class, was selected from nearly 1,400 high school students from 47 states an…read more

Wildenthal Begins New Role as University President Ad Interim
Jul 20, 2015 — Dr. Hobson Wildenthal has assumed the responsibilities of president ad interim of the University and has set priority on a seamless transition between the presidential administration of Dr. David E. Daniel and the administration of the next preside…read more

Study Delves into Regulators' Decision-Making in Bank Closures
Jul 16, 2015 — A new study from a UT Dallas assistant professor of finance found that commercial bank regulators consider much more than monetary cost when determining whether to close a troubled bank. …read more

Study Determines Why Organizations Fight Data Breaches Differently
Jul 9, 2015 — In the wake of recent high-profile breaches at retail stores, a new study from The University of Texas at Dallas found that external pressures drive organizations' decisions when investing in security controls. …read more

Entrepreneurial Graduates Tap into Growing Craft Beer Industry
Jul 9, 2015 — UT Dallas alumni are helping lead an explosion of craft beer breweries throughout North Texas. Along the way, they've collected national beer awards, patented new tap systems and used crowdfunding to market their ventures. …read more