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EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Visit to Samsung Headquarters
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Visit to Samsung Headquarters

The EMBA and GLEMBA team visits Samsung to learn about their strategy to regain worldwide consumer trust and return to No. 1 and also about their innovative products and newest technology.

Written by EMBA and GLEMBA Study ToursJune 21
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Julie Haworth
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Julie Haworth

Dr. Julie Haworth, director of the BS in Marketing program, discusses her own interest in marketing and how she is “head cheerleader” for marketing students.

Written by Gaby MokryMay 8
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. McClain Watson
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. McClain Watson

Dr. McClain Watson discusses the importance of effective communication in the business world.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamMay 2
Faculty Spotlight: Mary Beth Goodrich
Faculty Spotlight: Mary Beth Goodrich

JSOM's much loved senior lecturer Mary Beth Goodrich shares her experience teaching Accounting and engaging with her students outside of the classroom.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamApril 25
Faculty Spotlight: Kashif Saeed
Faculty Spotlight: Kashif Saeed

Kashif Saeed shares his opinions on work-life balance, where big data is heading, and what JSOM students can do to stay ahead of the game.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamApril 20
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Owens
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Owens

Let's hear from Dr. Dawn Owens about the opportunities as well as challenges of being an ITS professional.

Written by Gaby MokryApril 13
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Britt Berrett
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Britt Berrett

What's the measure of a community? Dr. Britt Berrett shares with us the trajectory of healthcare management in the industry.

Written by Gaby MokryApril 11
What Will You Do With Your “One Interview Chance?”
What Will You Do With Your “One Interview Chance?”

More and more, recruiters are utilizing technology to screen candidates for open positions. So how do you prepare for your "one interview chance?"

Written by Susan BrookshireMarch 21
Breaking the Accountant Paradigm Part 2
Breaking the Accountant Paradigm Part 2

Now that you’ve heard Professor Mary Beth Goodrich’s story, what’s yours? Submit your #JSOMfaces story by emailing jsomsocial@utdallas.edu.

Written by Alexie McCauleyMarch 7
Breaking the Accountant Paradigm Part 1
Breaking the Accountant Paradigm Part 1

What we're about to share with you gets into the ethos of this professor, as we embark on Part 1 of breaking the accountant paradigm with Mary Beth Goodrich.

Written by Alexie McCauleyFebruary 24
Espresso with Gaby Part 2
Espresso with Gaby Part 2

This concludes Part 2 of Espresso with Gaby as she continues to answer the intimate questions of Devi Karuppiah's interview that gives us a snapshot view of her life.

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahFebruary 17
Balancing Life as a Nova Ambassador
Balancing Life as a Nova Ambassador

How do you balance school with work and extracurricular activities, especially being a Nova student ambassador? Time management is key but there are other elements to it.

Written by Munashe ChandoFebruary 10
How Volunteering Helped Guide My Career
How Volunteering Helped Guide My Career

Did you know volunteering can help you acquire new skills? Take it from Jiana who has been forever changed through public service acts and volunteering which lead to guiding her career.

Written by Jiana KhazmaFebruary 2
Lunar New Year in Vietnam
Lunar New Year in Vietnam

It’s the first day of the Lunar New Year — the Year of the Rooster — so as a gesture of appreciation to our JSOM students, staff and faculty who celebrate this holiday, let’s learn more about it.

Written by Linh P. NguyenJanuary 27
Goal Inspiration for 2017
Goal Inspiration for 2017

Have you made (and kept) your New Year's resolutions? Setting goals for yourself like you would provide in a business plan is the first step to improving yourself long term. Ready, set, GOAL!

Written by Michelle AbudaJanuary 24
Everything You Need to Know About Nova Ambassadors
Everything You Need to Know About Nova Ambassadors

The NOVA Ambassadors are a crazy group of students. How crazy? We'll let Rebecca Raymond do the talking.

Written by Rebecca RaymondJanuary 17
Comet Closet Program Helps You Land Your Dream Job
Comet Closet Program Helps You Land Your Dream Job

Ola Saleh, the Comet Closet’s director of outreach, gives us a glimpse into this student-led program that aims to help students land their dream job.

Written by Ola SalehJanuary 6
How I Got Involved With Comet Closet
How I Got Involved With Comet Closet

Senior year supply chain student Colin Holmes talks about his experience working with and volunteering for Comet Closet here in the Jindal School of Management.

Written by Colin HolmesDecember 7
Why Everyone Needs to Take a Programming Class
Why Everyone Needs to Take a Programming Class

Seeing "Hello, World!" pop up on your screen after you write your first program will give you the confidence boost to take on any technology challenge. That's one of many reasons why everyone needs to take a programming class.

Written by Michelle AbudaDecember 1
Fake News is a Real Problem
Fake News is a Real Problem

The fake news problem is all too real. Here’s how you can avoid its pitfalls.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamNovember 29
Motivational Quotes for Getting Down to Business
Motivational Quotes for Getting Down to Business

These quotes will motivate you to get down to the real business of living your life with purpose — and maybe become a Jedi knight along the way.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamNovember 18
It's All About How Much You Want It
It's All About How Much You Want It

Does success come from luck or endeavor? Or is it really all about how much you want it? Read to hear Yan Wang's take on success in the marketing world.

Written by Yan WangNovember 9
MyJSOM App 2.0 – Bring JSOM to your Pocket
MyJSOM App 2.0 – Bring JSOM to your Pocket

With its smoother design, smarter features and faster user experience, the newest version of MyJSOM app will improve your experience at the Jindal School!

Written by Linh P. NguyenOctober 17
Freshman Opportunities at the Jindal School
Freshman Opportunities at the Jindal School

Find out how easy it is to join student organizations by reading the freshman opportunities offered at the Jindal School!

Written by Timothy MontequinSeptember 30
Keep Your Hunger in Check with Unibees
Keep Your Hunger in Check with Unibees

Where there is free food, there are college students. Knowing this universal truth, three JSOM students created a mobile app that will change your life!

Written by Linh P. NguyenSeptember 15
Take the Next Step... With ALPFA
Take the Next Step... With ALPFA

What you put into your education is what you will get out. Start by grabbing life by the horns and join ALPFA today!

Written by Jennifer GarciaSeptember 13
The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer Program
The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer Program

This summer, the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC), partnered together to create the first annual Student Startup Accelerator. Read how the partnership benefitted students to win $2,500.

Written by Tara VornkahlSeptember 9
Why Hire Millennials?
Why Hire Millennials?

The work ethic of millennials has been a much-discussed topic lately. The post today addresses this topic from the perspective of a working Jindal School alumna millennial, Ritu Pandey.

Written by Ritu PandeySeptember 2
Five Podcast Recommendations for Business Students
Five Podcast Recommendations for Business Students

Caryn Berardi rounds up five podcasts that explore a variety of broad business-related topics: management, creativity, leadership, economics, trends, education and personal stories. Happy listening!

Written by Caryn BerardiAugust 23
EMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Rand Merchant Bank
EMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Rand Merchant Bank

In this post from the international study tour to South Africa, Neil Kier comments on their meeting with former chief economist of Rand Merchant Bank and professor of economics at Stellenbosch University, Rudolf Gouws.

Written by Neil KierAugust 19
Introducing the CMA Review Course
Introducing the CMA Review Course

The Jindal School introduces the first Certified Management Accountant (CMA) review course of its kind. Read more about the details of the course and how it can accelerate your career in accounting.

Written by Gaby MokryAugust 17
Learning to Lead by Delegating
Learning to Lead by Delegating

The importance of learning to delegate starts now and goes beyond the depths of leading university student organizations. As told by alumna Michelle Abuda, read on to hear her learning experience.

Written by Michelle AbudaAugust 1
EMBA Class of 2016 Tour of the Port of Durban
EMBA Class of 2016 Tour of the Port of Durban

The EMBA Class of 2016 toured the Port of Durban. This is the second in a series of posts by EMBA Class of 2016 members about their international study tour to South Africa in April.

Written by Will WhiteJune 28
Need Inspiration? Be an International Intern. It’s Easier Than You Think.
Need Inspiration? Be an International Intern. It’s Easier Than You Think.

Inspire creativity with an international business study trip abroad. It is easier than you think with these three international placement tips.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJune 27
Why You Shouldn’t Stop at Your Bachelor’s Degree
Why You Shouldn’t Stop at Your Bachelor’s Degree

Alumna Michelle Abuda will tell you why you shouldn't stop at your bachelor's degree in her most recent blog post!

Written by Michelle AbudaJune 14
Study Abroad in Marburg, Germany
Study Abroad in Marburg, Germany

Why enroll in an exchange program? Hira Saleem will tell you why to study abroad in Marburg, Germany!

Written by Hira SaleemMay 31
Becoming a Founding Greek Member
Becoming a Founding Greek Member

Alumna, Michelle Abuda, thought it was too late to join a sorority her senior year. Come to find out, she not only joined Delta Zeta but helped become a founding Greek member of the Pi Sigma Chapter at UT Dallas. Read about her unlikely experience!

Written by Michelle AbudaMay 27
Traveling to China with Dean Pirkul
Traveling to China with Dean Pirkul

Hua Bai felt lucky to travel to China with Dean Hasan Pirkul last year. In this post, Hua tells us about the management wisdom she received from the Dean as well as some "Pirkulisms" she picked up.

Written by Hua BaiFebruary 12
New Student Club Offers Pathway to Scholarships and Careers in Risk Management and Insurance
New Student Club Offers Pathway to Scholarships and Careers in Risk Management and Insurance

Most students don’t look to the risk management and insurance industry for careers, but with the industry adding over 400,000 jobs in the next four years, students might want to consider going into it.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJanuary 22
Comet Town Comes to UT Dallas
Comet Town Comes to UT Dallas

Comet Town, UT Dallas' most happening new community, is making it's way onto the north edge of campus. Learn more about this mixed-use neighborhood featuring townhomes, shops and restaurants.

Written by Jill GlassOctober 23
Two Tips To Set Your College Application Apart From The Competition
Two Tips To Set Your College Application Apart From The Competition

Applying for college can be a stressful situation. Follow these two tips to get started on the right foot in the application process.

Written by Kelcey PiperOctober 16
UT Dallas GLEMBA International Retreat
UT Dallas GLEMBA International Retreat

The international retreat serves to blend classroom learning with the cultural exposure of an international country as students kick off their global track within the GLEMBA curriculum.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyOctober 12
EMBA Programs International Study Trips: Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey
EMBA Programs International Study Trips: Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey

Our EMBA program recently took a trip across the pond. Along their way they went to Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey. Read more about their study abroad experience here.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyOctober 5
How the Locations of the International Study Trips are Selected
How the Locations of the International Study Trips are Selected

In the second installment of this five-part series, learn more about how international study trip destinations are chosen by the Executive MBA program.

Written by Pamela Foster BradySeptember 28
The Value in International Study Trips
The Value in International Study Trips

Study abroad programs are an important element to any college experience. Learn more about some of our international study trips from EMBA Director, Pamela Foster Brady.

Written by Pamela Foster BradySeptember 23
Make Your Mark at UTD
Make Your Mark at UTD

There are so many clubs and organizations on the UT Dallas campus. Check out this article to find out why getting involved and finding your niche is so important.

Written by Marcos PelaezSeptember 22
Things To Do In Dallas With A Dart Pass
Things To Do In Dallas With A Dart Pass

Did you know that as a UTD student you can get a DART Pass for free? Take advantage of this awesome perk and find some fun things to do in Dallas this school year!

Written by Jeanne SpreierSeptember 16
Let's Talk About Book Club
Let's Talk About Book Club

There are so many amazing student organizations to check out at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. Learn more about one of our favorites, the JSOM Book Club!

Written by Michelle AbudaSeptember 11
Off The Beaten
Off The Beaten "Academic" Path: It's All About The Extraordinary In JSOM

See the Jindal School of Management through the eyes of our Graduate Dean, Dr. Monica Powell, and find out what makes JSOM truly extraordinary.

Written by Monica PowellSeptember 9
Back To School Checklist: How To Win The Game
Back To School Checklist: How To Win The Game

Who knew going back to school was like a game? And no, we're not talking about Mario Kart. Check out our latest blog post to find out how to win the game of Back to School.

Written by Suraiya RahmetullaAugust 26
What It’s Like to Be an Out-of-State Student at UT Dallas
What It’s Like to Be an Out-of-State Student at UT Dallas

Being an out-of-state student can feel a lot like being a fish out of water. Read this student's account of coming to Texas and UTD for the first time.

Written by Marcos PelaezAugust 14
Three Tips for Choosing a College Major
Three Tips for Choosing a College Major

Choosing a major can be one of the toughest decisions of your college career. Need some advice? Check out this post on choosing a major in college.

Written by Kelcey PiperAugust 14
We're Answering Your Questions About Registration
We're Answering Your Questions About Registration

Students often have a lot of questions about registration. Before you spend your time waiting in line for an advising appointment, see if you can get your questions answered here.

Written by Corina CantuaAugust 13

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