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Marketing Career Focus: Brand Management
Marketing Career Focus: Brand Management

Overview of skills needed by brand managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas. The advertising and branding track has 4 core courses covering interactive and digital marketing, branding,

Written by Alex EdselSeptember 14
Distinguished UT Dallas Alumnus Built His Own Network of Success
Distinguished UT Dallas Alumnus Built His Own Network of Success

Alumnus Chuck Butler, founder of Palomino Capital and active in North Texas philanthropies, receives UT Dallas Distinguished Alumni award.

Written by Jeanne SpreierSeptember 7
Five Jindal School Professors Earn Teaching Awards
Five Jindal School Professors Earn Teaching Awards

Five Jindal School professors were honored as this year’s outstanding teachers. The recipients represent a range of backgrounds and academic areas.

Written by Jeanne SpreierAugust 31
Entrepreneurs Gain Customers and Funding at UT Dallas
Entrepreneurs Gain Customers and Funding at UT Dallas

Moving beyond the shakiest phases of kitchen-table startup to viable company takes vision, hard work and “luck.” That luck for University of Texas at Dallas students and alumni comes in the form of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Written by Jeanne SpreierAugust 27
Marketing Career Focus: Digital Marketing Automation
Marketing Career Focus: Digital Marketing Automation

Overview of needed skills for marketing automation careers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS Marketing at UT Dallas. Our program is one of the few in the nation to offer a specific course in marketing automation and campaigns.

Written by Alex EdselAugust 21
Business of Healthcare Podcast, Ep 19: Leading the Way
Business of Healthcare Podcast, Ep 19: Leading the Way

In this special episode, Dr. Britt Berrett makes a guest appearance on “Leading the Way,” a live interview show on KLIF 570-AM during which business leaders discuss their secrets for creating cultures of high performance and success.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJuly 27
Crafting the perfect beer is a big business in Texas
Crafting the perfect beer is a big business in Texas

UT Dallas course gives insights into the business and innovations of craft breweries in Texas.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamJuly 23
Never too busy to help
Never too busy to help

Because of his passion for education, Walter Sutton received a presidential appointment, serves as a university instructor and made a donation that will impact future students.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJuly 23
Work of outgoing Advisory Council Chairman 
helps JSOM grow its DFW influence
Work of outgoing Advisory Council Chairman 
helps JSOM grow its DFW influence

Outgoing Advisory Council Chairman Ray Hemmig helped UT Dallas Jindal School grow its influence and impact in the Dallas Fort Worth area.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJuly 2
Business of Healthcare Podcast ep 18: Educational requirements for management
Business of Healthcare Podcast ep 18: Educational requirements for management

Dr. Britt Berrett interviews healthcare management major Meagan McDonald about educational requirements needed to succeed as an administrator in the healthcare industry today.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJune 29
Video: Take your dog to work day
Video: Take your dog to work day

Take Your Dog to Work Day, the just-for-fun national holiday originally designed by Pet Sitters International to promote dog adoptions in 1999, is this Friday, June 22. This year's celebration is the 20th anniversary and will likely garner attention

Written by External Affairs StaffJune 22
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 17: Soft Skills Healthcare Leaders Need
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 17: Soft Skills Healthcare Leaders Need

Host Jimmie Markham, communications manager for the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, welcomes Mark Madden to the show. Madden is executive vice president and managing principle of Cejka Executive Search.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJune 18
Marketing Career Focus: E-Commerce
Marketing Career Focus: E-Commerce

Overview of skills needed by e-commerce managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas. The e-commerce marketing professional requires a breadth of knowledge beyond the ecommerce platforms,

Written by Alex EdselJune 13
How Tuition Reimbursement Could Help With Your EMBA/GLEMBA
How Tuition Reimbursement Could Help With Your EMBA/GLEMBA

Ready to take the next step in your career? An Executive MBA could grant you the theoretical knowledge and soft skills needed to advance in a competitive workforce.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyJune 12
Difference between Executive MBA and Professional MBA
Difference between Executive MBA and Professional MBA

UT Dallas offers five paths to earning an MBA. Each MBA requires 53 credit hours to complete and all are accredited by AACSB – the gold standard for business schools.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyJune 12
Balancing life, work and the EMBA
Balancing life, work and the EMBA

How am I going to be able to maintain balance between work, school and family? I remember asking this question as I was talking with Pamela Foster Brady, director of the Jindal School’s Executive MBA program.

Written by Sarah ColmarkJune 12
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 16: Telemedicine Could Be Future of Acute Care
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 16: Telemedicine Could Be Future of Acute Care

WellVia Chief Technology Officer Peyton Reaves joins Britt Berrett to discuss telemedicine.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJune 8
5 Key Qualifications for an Executive MBA Student
5 Key Qualifications for an Executive MBA Student

As you are considering applying for the Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management, consider five qualities necessary to excel in our program.

Written by Gil SadkaJune 1
Job Analysis for Digital Marketing – Mobile Marketing
Job Analysis for Digital Marketing – Mobile Marketing

Overview of skills needed for mobile marketing managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas. The mobile marketing professional must understand the web and app ecosystems.

Written by Alex EdselMay 31
Marketing Career Focus: Digital Marketing
Marketing Career Focus: Digital Marketing

Overview of skills required by digital marketing managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas.

Written by Alex EdselMay 31
OWLIE Awards Recognize Exceptional Service to Jindal School
OWLIE Awards Recognize Exceptional Service to Jindal School

The fourth annual OWLIE Awards swooped down on the Davidson Auditorium on April 17 to recognize students, faculty, staff and alumni for their exceptional service to the Naveen Jindal School of Management.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamApril 26
Executive MBA Advice from a Professor
Executive MBA Advice from a Professor

You will be a different, better, person when you graduate in two years. But how do you get the most out of the executive MBA experience? How will you succeed? How will you get your money’s worth? I offer three tips:

Written by Warren StricklandApril 17
Marketing Career Focus: Marketing Analytics
Marketing Career Focus: Marketing Analytics

Overview of skills needed by marketing analytics managers and how these map to the courses offered at the Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas.

Written by Alex EdselApril 6
Looking Beyond the Rankings
Looking Beyond the Rankings

Mark Twain popularized the quote, “Lies, damn lies and statistics.” I often feel the same way about academic rankings.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyMarch 28
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 15: What is the Future of Healthcare?
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 15: What is the Future of Healthcare?

Host Dr. Keith Thurgood discusses the future of healthcare with guest Dr. John McCracken, the program director of the Alliance for Physician Leadership.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastMarch 27
Marketing Career Focus: Product Management
Marketing Career Focus: Product Management

What does a product manager do? In his book, Inspired, Marty Cagan, software engineer and founder of the Silicon Valley Product Group, defines the job of the product manager as "to discover a product that is valuable, usable and feasible."

Written by Alex EdselMarch 14
Marketing Career Focus: Customer Insights
Marketing Career Focus: Customer Insights

Customer insights is an emerging area for marketing professionals who are not modelers, statisticians or data scientists. They often work more on the analysis and recommendation side of the profession.

Written by Alex EdselMarch 14
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 14: Mabu the Healthcare Robot
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 14: Mabu the Healthcare Robot

Mabu, the personal healthcare companion robot, makes an appearance in this episode via her creator, Cory Kidd, founder and CEO of Catalia Health.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastMarch 6
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 13: Apps, Pricing Transparency & Six Sigma
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 13: Apps, Pricing Transparency & Six Sigma

Dr. Britt Berrett interviews David Toomey, senior vice president of Sharecare’s enterprise division, about how Sharecare’s digital solutions and other technology can put more information into healthcare consumer hands.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastFebruary 26
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 10: Dr. Jason Wolf of the Beryl Institute
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 10: Dr. Jason Wolf of the Beryl Institute

In this episode, Dr. Britt Berrett welcomes Dr. Jason Wolf of The Beryl Institute to discuss the patient experience, defined by Wolf’s organization as the sum of all interactions.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastFebruary 26
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 12: VUCA and the Bitter Pill
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 12: VUCA and the Bitter Pill

Dr. Britt Berrett and guest Dr. Keith Thurgood, discuss leadership concepts that Thurgood utilized while serving as a major general in the U.S. Army.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastFebruary 13
Innovative Healthcare Solutions: Getting From Bench to Bedside
Innovative Healthcare Solutions: Getting From Bench to Bedside

In the first episode of 2018, Dr. Britt Berrett interviews Peter Baek, MD, CEO and founder of Vigilant Labels, a business that expedites required syringe labeling — to the patient’s advantage.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJanuary 23
Web Analytics as a Key Skill or Profession for Marketers
Web Analytics as a Key Skill or Profession for Marketers

Alex Edsel, Director of MS Marketing program at UT Dallas focuses on web analytics, an important and critical skill — and possible career for anyone interested in digital marketing.

Written by Alex EdselDecember 12
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 7: Applying Kotter’s Eight Steps to Healthcare
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 7: Applying Kotter’s Eight Steps to Healthcare

In the episode this week, Dr. Britt Berrett applies the eight-step change management model found in John P. Kotter’s international best-selling book Leading Change to a healthcare organization.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastNovember 2
Faces of JSOM: Robert Liebendorfer
Faces of JSOM: Robert Liebendorfer

Faces of JSOM featuring Robert Liebendorfer.

Written by Graduate Dean's CouncilNovember 1
Reserve Your Seat at the 2017 Big Idea Competition Final
Reserve Your Seat at the 2017 Big Idea Competition Final

The Final Pitch event of the Big Idea Competition (BIC) has become the annual celebration of entrepreneurship at UT Dallas.

Written by Thao DuongNovember 1
Assimilating into the MS in Accounting Cohort: Benefiting from UT Dallas
Assimilating into the MS in Accounting Cohort: Benefiting from UT Dallas

As an international student, Junzhe Cui came to study at The University of Texas at Dallas in the MS in Accounting Cohort program with some indirect knowledge of the university that he gained during the application process.

Written by Junzhe CuiOctober 25
Adjusting to the MS in Accounting Cohort: A New Landscape and a New Way of Learning
Adjusting to the MS in Accounting Cohort: A New Landscape and a New Way of Learning

Alice Yu, student in the MS in Accounting Cohort program talks about her experience being in Texas and UT Dallas.

Written by Alice YuOctober 25
Enrolling in the MS in Accounting Cohort: Outstanding Support for a Leap of Faith
Enrolling in the MS in Accounting Cohort: Outstanding Support for a Leap of Faith

Unlike most students who attend a graduate program, I had been in the workforce for six years before making the decision to return to school to earn my master’s degree.

Written by Timothy TruongOctober 24
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 6: A Graduate Student and Her Professor Discuss Healthcare
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 6: A Graduate Student and Her Professor Discuss Healthcare

This week Dr. Britt Berrett turns hosting duties over to Dr. Keith Thurgood who interviews Sahar Kuzbari, a graduate student enrolled in the program Executive MS in Healthcare Leadership and Management for Professionals.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastOctober 17
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 5: Onsite Visit at Texas Health Allen
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 5: Onsite Visit at Texas Health Allen

In this week’s special episode, Dr. Britt Berrett and graduate students from the Healthcare Leadership and Management program visit Texas Health Presbyterian in Allen, Texas.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastOctober 13
Maximize Your JSOM Marketing Experience: Check Out These Clubs and Organizations
Maximize Your JSOM Marketing Experience: Check Out These Clubs and Organizations

Dallas-Fort Worth clubs and national marketing organizations that marketing students should consider attending or joining. If you at the graduate level, networking with industry professionals should be one of your top priorities.

Written by Alex EdselSeptember 19
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 3: An Interview with Healthcare Industry Leader J.R. Thomas
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 3: An Interview with Healthcare Industry Leader J.R. Thomas

In this week's episode, host Britt Berrett chats with J.R. Thomas, a successful leader in the healthcare industry.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastSeptember 7
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 2: Dynamic and Growing Challenges
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 2: Dynamic and Growing Challenges

Host Britt Berrett explores the evolution of leadership theory and how it relates to the dynamic and growing challenges in the $3 trillion healthcare industry.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastAugust 22
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 1: Bending History
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 1: Bending History

Britt Berrett, director of BS in Healthcare Management program discusses the implications of those changes for the future of healthcare in America.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastAugust 15
Powering Through JSOM as a Working Student Part II
Powering Through JSOM as a Working Student Part II

UTD alumna, Kelly Corsi, who worked full-time student during her undergraduate and graduate years. Read this interview to know the challenges she faced and what kept her motivated during school.

Written by MaJennine ManinangJuly 25
How to Stay in Touch After Graduation
How to Stay in Touch After Graduation

The connections you make while in school are invaluable, and there are many ways to maintain those relationships.

Written by Michelle AbudaJuly 18
Making the Most of a Summer Without an Internship
Making the Most of a Summer Without an Internship

No internship this Summer? These are 5 ways you can spend your summer that will help you look great for future internship and job interviews

Written by Michelle AbudaJuly 5
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Tour of the Korean DMZ
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Tour of the Korean DMZ

The class visited The DMZ, effectively a 2.4-mile-wide, cease-fire zone that runs along the border of North and South Korea for approximately 150 miles.

Written by EMBA and GLEMBA Study ToursJune 23
Why Is Campus Involvement Important?
Why Is Campus Involvement Important?

Jindal School alumni shares her experience of how joining different organizations outside of class, learning qualitative skills and meeting different people can help you grow both personally and professionally.

Written by Michelle AbudaJune 9
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Lunch With the American Chamber of Commerce
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Lunch With the American Chamber of Commerce

Lilly with the American Chamber of Commerce had arranged for us to have lunch at the New World Hotel. We had three guest speakers — all governors for the chamber, known here as AmCham.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyJune 6
A Letter to the Business Analyst of the Future
A Letter to the Business Analyst of the Future

UT Dallas software engineering and information technology and management alumnus shares his perspective on what the next generation Business Analyst could face after graduation.

Written by Atanas HansenJune 5
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Tour of Agility Logistics
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Tour of Agility Logistics

EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 shares their visit to Vietnam and the opportunities and challenges in the Logistics industry.

Written by EMBA and GLEMBA Study ToursMay 25
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
The “Shelf Life” of Sustainable Competitive Advantage
The “Shelf Life” of Sustainable Competitive Advantage

What are we to do to avoid becoming part of the “Corporate Graveyard” of America? The question becomes to disrupt or be disrupted.

Written by Jackie KimzeyMarch 31
The Art of the Informational Interview
The Art of the Informational Interview

What is the informational interview and how can it help you expand your network into areas you never even dreamed of? Here's how to conduct your own informational interview and go the extra mile.

Written by Carlos GuerreroMarch 28
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
Expand Your Professional Network with the LinkedIn of JSOM
Expand Your Professional Network with the LinkedIn of JSOM

Expand beyond your professional network by getting connected with JindalConnect, the LinkedIn of JSOM!

Written by Jeanne SpreierMarch 15
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
Why the globalization backlash?
Why the globalization backlash?

Does it matter that voters are becoming more skeptical of globalization? It does, and not just because they are also consumers. Read on to find out why.

Written by Clint PeinhardtMarch 3
The Who, What, How and Why of Internal Controls
The Who, What, How and Why of Internal Controls

Who's involved with the internal control system? EVERYONE. John Barden will tell you why.

Written by John BardenFebruary 28
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
Super Bowl Ad Trends to Expect this Year
Super Bowl Ad Trends to Expect this Year

On Super Bowl Sunday, whether the game’s a good one or a great one, make sure you you don’t miss the real game within the game — the commercials. Prof. Biswas gives us a sneak peek of what Super Bowl ad trends to expect this year.

Written by Abhi BiswasFebruary 3
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
Espresso with Gaby Part 1
Espresso with Gaby Part 1

Gaby Mokry needs no introduction. She's one of the many Faces of JSOM and is as busy as a bee, buzzing around JSOM. What keeps her going? Read on!

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahJanuary 10
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
Most Read Blog Posts of 2016
Most Read Blog Posts of 2016

These are the most read blog posts of 2016. Did your favorites make this list?

Written by Jimmie MarkhamDecember 19
Enthusiasm and Reverence a Way of Life for Accounting Graduate Student
Enthusiasm and Reverence a Way of Life for Accounting Graduate Student

Get to know dual-degree accounting and MBA grad student, HD Barot, in this special audio recorded interview!

Written by Jimmie MarkhamDecember 15
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
What They DON’T Teach You in Grad School
What They DON’T Teach You in Grad School

Helpful tips to know what they DON’T teach you in grad school.

Written by Gaby MokryDecember 5
Overcoming Fears of Moving Starting at Home
Overcoming Fears of Moving Starting at Home

In this post, undergraduate Munashe Chando gives you suggestions to overcome your fears of moving by doing three things starting in your hometown. Read to find out!

Written by Munashe ChandoNovember 14
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
The Difference Between ITM and Business Analytics
The Difference Between ITM and Business Analytics

What is the difference between ITM and business analytics, and which one should I choose? Director of MS Business Analytics, Kashif Saeed answers your burning question.

Written by Kashif SaeedNovember 4
Think Strategically When Deciding What to Wear to Class
Think Strategically When Deciding What to Wear to Class

Next time you step foot in the management school, you may want to think strategically when deciding what to wear to class.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamNovember 2
The Startup Journey: Phase 4
The Startup Journey: Phase 4

What’s the final phase of the entrepreneurial startup journey? Let's end with phase four – the innovative mindset!

Written by Jeremy VickersOctober 31
Digital Marketing Tips That Even Novices Can Try
Digital Marketing Tips That Even Novices Can Try

Leave it to the pros to give you the best digital marketing tips and industry news. In this blog post, Jeanne Spreier was on the scene at the Digital Executive Summit and shares the latest tips even novices can try.

Written by Jeanne SpreierOctober 24
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
The Startup Journey – Phase 2
The Startup Journey – Phase 2

What’s the next phase of the entrepreneurial startup journey? Let's keep going with phase two – the idea to launch!

Written by Jeremy VickersOctober 13
The Startup Journey – Phase 1
The Startup Journey – Phase 1

What are the phases of the entrepreneurial startup journey? Let's start with phase one – theoretical development!

Written by Jeremy VickersOctober 7
Become a Better Writer: Death Stars and Death Cabs
Become a Better Writer: Death Stars and Death Cabs

Need help writing your midterm paper? Make your paper more engaging in a fresh and defamiliarizing way by reading this post to find out how.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamOctober 5
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
The Pros and Cons of Traveling for Work
The Pros and Cons of Traveling for Work

There are so many pros and cons to having a job that requires traveling. But this lifestyle is not for everyone. Read to see if it would be worth it for you!

Written by Michelle AbudaSeptember 28
Leading Change in the American Healthcare System
Leading Change in the American Healthcare System

One of the biggest challenges in the healthcare system is leading with effective change. In response, the Jindal School has taken on the challenge and launched a new master's degree program for healthcare professionals seeking additional education.

Written by Keith ThurgoodSeptember 27
Recruiting Interns – from the Employer’s Perspective
Recruiting Interns – from the Employer’s Perspective

It's time to take notes because this is what it's like recruiting interns from the employer's perspectives. As told by alumna Michelle Abuda.

Written by Michelle AbudaSeptember 20
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
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Head Held High Foundation
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Head Held High Foundation

The last company visit for the GLEMBA 2016 international trip to India was to Head Held High Foundation (HHH), a nonprofit organization in Bangalore. Read to find out about the insights of the trip!

Written by Veronica VazquezSeptember 8
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
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Safran Engineering Services
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Safran Engineering Services

The GLEMBA class of 2016 second visit with Safran India Private Limited took place in Bengaluru, the center for the Safran Engineering Services. Katie Boyle gives us a recap of the trip in this week's post.

Written by Katie BoyleAugust 30
Shivam Patel’s Internship with Toyota
Shivam Patel’s Internship with Toyota

In this interview, Shivam shares his newfound passion for his industry and tells why other students should seek this same passion through their internships.

Written by Kelsi EdwardsAugust 26
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
EMBA Class of 2016 Visits Robben Island
EMBA Class of 2016 Visits Robben Island

Read the sixth post about the EMBA Class of 2016 International study tour to Robben Island.

Written by Brett SnyderAugust 12
Being a Good Mentor
Being a Good Mentor

The key to being a good mentor starts with being present, asking questions and working harder. Alumna Michelle Abuda lets you in on a few secrets to building strong personal relationships in today's blog post.

Written by Michelle AbudaAugust 10
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Lightspeed Venture Partners
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Visit to Lightspeed Venture Partners

The key to doing business in any market is to keep a long-term perspective, says GLEMBA writer Lisa Klugiewicz. Find out what the GLEMBA class of 2016 learned with Bejul Somaia from Lightspeed Venture Partners in India.

Written by Lisa KlugiewiczAugust 5
Interview with Dallas Shooting Witness at Parkland Hospital
Interview with Dallas Shooting Witness at Parkland Hospital

Jindal School alumna Fallon Wallace shares her experience from her residency at Parkland hospital the night of the Dallas Police shootings.

Written by Kelsi EdwardsAugust 3
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
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Safran India Private Limited
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Safran India Private Limited

The GLEMBA Class of 2016 international study tour met with the CEO of Safran India Private Limited in Delhi, India. Read the next post in this series written by Katie Boyle.

Written by Katie BoyleJuly 29
EMBA Class of 2016 and South Africa’s Department of Energy
EMBA Class of 2016 and South Africa’s Department of Energy

Tyrone Taylor gives us the know-all of the challenges in managing and regulating the energy sector at the Department of Energy in South Africa.

Written by Tyrone TaylorJuly 26
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility — The Launch Continued
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility — The Launch Continued

Jeremy Vickers continues to give business launch tips with part five in this blog series: Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility.

Written by Jeremy VickersJuly 21
EMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Eddels Shoes
EMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Eddels Shoes

EMBA class of 2016 toured the Eddels Shoe Factory while learning the business model and shoe-manufacturing challenges of the big-name brand in South Africa.

Written by Rich CookJuly 18
EMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Hulamin Aluminum
EMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Hulamin Aluminum

In this series of posts from the EMBA class of 2016 trip abroad to Africa, Kiran Devaprasad chronicles the tour of Hulamin Aluminum in South Africa.

Written by Kiran DevaprasadJuly 15
Hit the Ground Running: Advice for New Graduates From Jindal Alumni
Hit the Ground Running: Advice for New Graduates From Jindal Alumni

Jindal School alumni offer tips to students who are eager to burn the world up with their skills and ideas in this blog post written by Jeanne Spreier.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJuly 14
Policentric Revolutionizes Democratic Participation
Policentric Revolutionizes Democratic Participation

Kamiar Kordi hopes to revolutionize politics by increasing awareness and connection between constituents and their representatives. In his interview, Kamiar shares how UT Dallas helped him reach for success and make a change.

Written by Kelsi EdwardsJuly 11
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility — The Launch
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility — The Launch

Jeremy Vickers continues to give tips on taking the big leap into starting a business with part four of Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility blog series.

Written by Jeremy VickersJuly 6
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
Justin’s Internship Experiences
Justin’s Internship Experiences

With five internship experiences under his belt, Justin Mauller has learned plenty of lessons from each one.

Written by Gaby MokryJune 23
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Aaron Graham explains the fascinating trip to India at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Written by Aaron GrahamJune 22
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Tour of the Taj Mahal and Agra Red Fort
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Tour of the Taj Mahal and Agra Red Fort

The GLEMBA class of 2016 toured the Taj Mahal and Agra Red Fort. Read the details, as told by Tooran Khosh.

Written by Tooran KhoshJune 17
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility – Business Legal Structures
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility – Business Legal Structures

Jeremy Vickers continues his words of wisdom with part three of Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility, giving tips on taking the big leap into starting a business.

Written by Jeremy VickersJune 16
Pratap's Internship at Bose
Pratap's Internship at Bose

International student, Pratap Surya Chandar Balraj, interned at Bose in Massachusetts then with Ernst & Young shortly after. Read more to learn about his experience!

Written by Kelsi EdwardsJune 15
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility – Part 2
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility – Part 2

Jeremy Vickers continues his words of wisdom with part two of Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility, with tips on taking the big leap into starting a business.

Written by Jeremy VickersJune 8
EMBA Class of 2016 Trip to Shakaland
EMBA Class of 2016 Trip to Shakaland

Shakaland has been known as 'the greatest Zulu experience in South Africa.' EMBA Class of 2016 student Hunter Jarvis gives us an inside view of his personal experience abroad.

Written by Hunter JarvisJune 6
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
ITS Academy Summer Camp
ITS Academy Summer Camp

Summer is fast approaching and many teens are busy trying to manage end-of-year commitments. Instead of overbooking yourself, why not step away for a week and change your way of thinking about technology with the ITS Academy Summer Camp at UT Dallas?

Written by Dawn OwensMay 25
Ankita’s Internship at KPMG in the Tax Department
Ankita’s Internship at KPMG in the Tax Department

Ankita Kapoor recently interned in the tax department at KPMG, an international audit, tax and advisory company, to see if it was right for her. Read along her experience to see if it was the right fit!

Written by Kelsi EdwardsMay 24
Sometimes You Lead and Sometimes You Follow
Sometimes You Lead and Sometimes You Follow

What makes a great leader? Supply Chain Management graduate student, Ray Yewle, discusses this topic in an interview with Mike Wheeler.

Written by Ray YewleMay 20
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility
Evaluating an Idea for Feasibility

Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Jeremy Vickers, has put together a list of steps to go through before starting a business. Let's start with the first four steps!

Written by Jeremy VickersMay 19
Christian’s Summer Internship at BNSF Railway
Christian’s Summer Internship at BNSF Railway

Christian Kelly, a recent grad from the supply chain management program, participated in a summer internship with BNSF Railway. To learn more about his experience, read on!

Written by Gaby MokryMay 16
Interviews are Two-way Propositions
Interviews are Two-way Propositions

Interviews are a two-way proposition so you must interview companies as they interview you. Evaluate and ask yourself, would you hire your interviewers to work with you?

Written by Sherri CookMay 6
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Part 3 — Issues in Ownership
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Part 3 — Issues in Ownership

This concludes Jeremy Vicker's three part series on Intellectual Property basics. Use these nuggets of knowledge to help you pour through an IP strategy at your organization.

Written by Jeremy VickersMay 3
Jindal School Honors Exceptional Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni
Jindal School Honors Exceptional Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni

The Naveen Jindal School of Management recognized 18 exceptional students, alumni, professors and staff members for the second annual OWLIE Awards ceremony. See which JSOM stars are sighted!

Written by Jill GlassApril 28
Marketing Student Named Top Sales Sophomore in the Country
Marketing Student Named Top Sales Sophomore in the Country

Naveen Jindal School of Management marketing sophomore Sam Konings was recently named champion of the freshman/sophomore division during his first external sales competition. Get the details here.

Written by Heather NoelApril 25
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Part 2 — Copyrights, Trademarks and Trade Secrets
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Part 2 — Copyrights, Trademarks and Trade Secrets

What is a trade secret and does it differ from a patent? The Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Jeremy Vickers, gives the rundown from his experience working with startups, patent attorneys and university technology transfer offices.

Written by Jeremy VickersApril 21
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Part 1 — Patent Basics
Introduction to Intellectual Property, Part 1 — Patent Basics

Are patents necessary to protect intellectual property? The Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Jeremy Vickers, gives the rundown from his experience working with startups, patent attorneys and university technology transfer offices.

Written by Jeremy VickersApril 19
20 Years and Counting
20 Years and Counting

What does it take to be the dean of the young, ambitious and vibrant Naveen Jindal School of Management for 20 years? Devi P. Karuppiah presents to you 20 questions for 20 years with Dean Pirkul!

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahApril 14
Marketing Competition Offers Training — and Prize Money!
Marketing Competition Offers Training — and Prize Money!

Learn more about the Morris Hite Center-IBM Marketing Customer Insights Competition on Saturday, May 7.

Written by Kris ImherrApril 12
The Philosophical Adventures of the Resume
The Philosophical Adventures of the Resume

Let’s explore some of the conscious and unconscious biases in resumes and learn preventative measures to avoid the “reject” pile with Keith Guerrero, Academic Support Coordinator in Operations / Supply Chain Management.

Written by Keith GuerreroApril 8
Top Books for Business Majors
Top Books for Business Majors

Many of life’s lessons are learned outside the classroom. However, learning new concepts by reading articles and books will help you grow as you go, too. Read the top books for business majors, recommended by our faculty!

Written by Gaby MokryApril 6
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills: Gauri Kadu Part 2
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills: Gauri Kadu Part 2

If you’re an undergraduate student, you’ve probably thought once or twice about when to apply for internships. Haven’t gotten there yet? Read on in this two-part series with Gauri Kadu.

Written by Prithvi PersadMarch 30
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills: Gauri Kadu Part 1
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills: Gauri Kadu Part 1

If you’re an undergraduate student, you’ve probably thought once or twice about when to apply for internships. Haven’t gotten there yet? Read on.

Written by Prithvi PersadMarch 24
Fernanda Muñoz’s Internship at Top Golf International
Fernanda Muñoz’s Internship at Top Golf International

Fernanda Muñoz accepted an internship at Top Golf International to dive into the field of finance. In this interview, Fernanda shares details of her experience, including how essential it is to network.

Written by Gaby MokryMarch 21
How to Make the Most of your College Summers
How to Make the Most of your College Summers

After successfully completing the first year of college, students are faced with the task of deciding how to spend their time during the summer break. Read Patrick Sarman's list of options to make your college summers productive!

Written by Patrick SarmanMarch 17
How To Break Through In Your Industry
How To Break Through In Your Industry

No matter what career field you’re in, there are several ways to break through in your industry. Gaby Mokry will give you five ways to help you break through, show your skills and pay dividends in this blog post.

Written by Gaby MokryMarch 15
Jindal School Collaborates with Kwest App for #JSOM40 Scavenger Hunt
Jindal School Collaborates with Kwest App for #JSOM40 Scavenger Hunt

MS Innovation and Entrepreneurship students Andrew Brown and Omeed Shams created an innovative app with big plans to change the way we all explore the world. Join us in our very own JSOM digital scavenger hunt starting March 28th!

Written by Kelsi EdwardsMarch 11
You Get What You Pay For
You Get What You Pay For

When you cut budget corners expecting to get the best, you get what you pay for. Dr. Howard Dover explains one of the seven deadly sins of sales organizations so that you won't fall into the trap.

Written by Howard DoverMarch 9
Hira Saleem's Internship with Bell Helicopter
Hira Saleem's Internship with Bell Helicopter

Hira Saleem became an intern at Bell Helicopter to learn more about human resources and broaden her knowledge of the business world. In this interview, Hira gives tips from her internship experience.

Written by Gaby MokryMarch 7
Entrepreneurship Classes Help Launch Startups
Entrepreneurship Classes Help Launch Startups

When many people think of entrepreneurs, they think of Zuckerberg, Gates or Jobs — who all dropped out. What many don’t consider is that entrepreneurs who've taken entrepreneurship courses run thousands of successful small and medium-size businesses.

Written by Jeremy VickersJanuary 15
Free Dallas Area Places to Take Visiting Family
Free Dallas Area Places to Take Visiting Family

The parents have decided to spend a weekend with you to “visit Dallas.” Take notes as you plan to to serve as a tour guide, in addition to your job as student.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJanuary 11
Executive MBA Student Places Second in International Contest
Executive MBA Student Places Second in International Contest

It was a close call for John Setty, but he ultimately came out as a winner. Read how this Executive MBA alumnus won second place in the Fall 2015 CAPSIM Foundation Challenge.

Written by Kris ImherrJanuary 6
Espresso with Dr. John F. McCracken Part 2
Espresso with Dr. John F. McCracken Part 2

Here we are, back again with the concluding part of this edition of Espresso with Dr. McCracken!

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahDecember 18
Jindal School Entrepreneurs Wow Judges at UT Dallas Business Idea Competition
Jindal School Entrepreneurs Wow Judges at UT Dallas Business Idea Competition

The winning ventures of the UT Dallas version of “Shark Tank,” the 2015 Business Idea Competition, used technology, one to improve efficiencies in the transport industry and the other to create a more connected home, vehicle and entertainment center.

Written by Jill GlassDecember 16
Espresso with Monica Powell - Part 2
Espresso with Monica Powell - Part 2

As promised, we now bring you the intense finale of this interview, may the force be with you as you enjoy reading this interview with Dr. Powell!

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahDecember 2
Managing the Crossroads
Managing the Crossroads

Have you found yourself standing at a crossroads in life? Check out these helpful tips from the honor program's associate director, Caryn Berardi, to set yourself on the right path.

Written by Caryn BerardiSeptember 18

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