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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month is a way to appreciate Hispanic countries and the culture that each one has brought to the United States. It celebrates the cultures and traditions of those who trace their

Written by Sofía Martinez-MurilloSeptember 25
Are There Benefits to Graduating From College Early?
Are There Benefits to Graduating From College Early?

After thousands of appointments with students over the years, I see this recurring theme: Students want to finish their undergraduate degree programs as quickly as possible.

Written by Howard DoverAugust 27
My Journey From Boots to Business
My Journey From Boots to Business

I’ve always known I wanted to be a part of something bigger; I have regularly strived to make an impact and grow in every situation. That is why the world of business has fascinated me from an early age.

Written by Richard JonesJuly 27
Ways to Improve Your Resume During Quarantine
Ways to Improve Your Resume During Quarantine

Are you bored in quarantine? Do you feel as if you’re missing out on all the exciting opportunities you had planned for this summer or fall? Even if you're stuck at home, I have a few things you can do to boost your résumé!

Written by Morganne DarlingJuly 24
The Difference Between Business Analytics and Data Science
The Difference Between Business Analytics and Data Science

Finding the differences between data science and data analytics might not be an isolated query just for professionals. Internet use has increased by 70% since this past spring — making the appropriate use of data essential.

Written by Sagar PatelJuly 22
Creating Your Personal Brand and Digital Identity
Creating Your Personal Brand and Digital Identity

Have you ever wondered how to create your personal brand or even what a personal brand is? How about developing a strong online presence when it comes to your digital name? Well, I’m here to tell you exactly how to create your personal brand and why.

Written by Eric AabergJuly 13
Business School Beyond Academics
Business School Beyond Academics

Business school is so much more than just the academic curriculum. Business school is a learning experience that changes the way you approach challenges in life. Learn about the non-academic skills you gain by stepping outside the classroom.

Written by Sagar PatelJuly 10
6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School
6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

When students first join a university, they’re bombarded with information from different groups, organizations, and experiences that can become overwhelming. To make your transition a bit easier, I completed a list of tips I wish I would have known.

Written by Sofía Martinez-MurilloJuly 7
How to become a Student Ambassador
How to become a Student Ambassador

Becoming a student ambassador could be for you if you have ever thought of putting your business skills to the test or even wanted to understand the business world. Could be a great opportunity to gain experience and perhaps getting paid

Written by Sofía Martinez-MurilloJune 23
Jindal School of Management – A Melting Pot of the World
Jindal School of Management – A Melting Pot of the World

The Jindal School is home to students from more than 50 countries. Here, we find our global approach feels like home for everyone.

Written by Gaurav ShekharJune 9
4 Ways to Volunteer Online
4 Ways to Volunteer Online

When unemployment, isolation and economic struggles are at an all-time high, helping our community seems like a necessity. Trying to fulfill the required 100 hours of community service may seem difficult during a pandemic, but it is doable. Online.

Written by Sofía Martinez-MurilloJune 1
What I Learned When I Switched Majors to Supply Chain Management
What I Learned When I Switched Majors to Supply Chain Management

Switching majors to supply chain management was not an easy decision to make but I felt attracted to all the possibilities I could have as a professional. Every business connects to a supply chain that connects to many parts of the business as well.

Written by Noah MillerMay 18
2020 OWLIE Winners Receive Their Trophies COVID-19 Style
2020 OWLIE Winners Receive Their Trophies COVID-19 Style

Trophy pickup extended the OWLIE celebration this year. Winners of the 2020 Outstanding Worthy Leaders Involved Exceptionally awards are recognized here once more. Those who came to campus after the April event are shown with their statuettes.

Written by Holly RioMay 13
How to Stay Sane and Productive While Working From Home
How to Stay Sane and Productive While Working From Home

The list above suggests just a few of the activities that you can do to stay productive working from home. Try to keep your mind calm and composed, as well as try to have fun by staying connected and learning new skills.

Written by Sagar PatelMay 11
Career Advice: Being a Problem-Solver
Career Advice: Being a Problem-Solver

One of my favorite job interview requests is, “Tell me about a time you failed.” The reason why I like it is because it’s designed to demonstrate your problem-solving abilities. A strong way to answer is to focus less on the failure itself.

Written by Jason CiriloApril 30
Encouraging Message for Students During Difficult Times From Lisa Shatz
Encouraging Message for Students During Difficult Times From Lisa Shatz

We know things have been hard lately. Classes are now virtual; you can't go to events on campus with your friends or meet up with colleagues for lunch. Hardly anything is the same as it was just two months ago. So, what can we learn, what can we do

Written by External Affairs StaffApril 16
What is Supply Chain Management? The Supply Chain Coffee Shop
What is Supply Chain Management? The Supply Chain Coffee Shop

When I’m meeting someone for the first time, I’m proud to announce my major as supply chain management — or SCM. Seven times out of 10, I’ll be saying a string of words they’ve never heard before. The answer is very simple: I can do nearly anything.

Written by Julia CoccoMarch 20
How I Found the Best Business School for Me
How I Found the Best Business School for Me

UT Dallas Jindal School rose to the top of the list when I found that they provided the exact degree plan I wanted: a double major in Finance and Economics. I couldn't find the same degree plan in any other school in the country other than JSOM.

Written by Morganne DarlingMarch 2
How Three UT Dallas Students Leveraged $15,000 for their Entrepreneurial Future
How Three UT Dallas Students Leveraged $15,000 for their Entrepreneurial Future

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation is calling all Naveen Jindal School of Management students to apply for its $15,000 scholarship, which is supported donors throughout the state. The Foundation will award up to three Jindal School students e

Written by External Affairs StaffFebruary 5
Sleeping in Class Do's and Don'ts
Sleeping in Class Do's and Don'ts

Sleeping in class. We've all done it, even if we don’t want to admit it. There are thousands of different positions to doze off in class, but I’ve compiled together a few of my favorites. Though, there is a question that remains... Should you?

Written by Morganne DarlingJanuary 29
Jindal School Insurance Student Awarded National Scholarship
Jindal School Insurance Student Awarded National Scholarship

Risk management and insurance student earns prestigious industry scholarship.

Written by Jeanne SpreierSeptember 26
Four Dallas ISD Academic Stars Get Full Ride to Attend Jindal School
Four Dallas ISD Academic Stars Get Full Ride to Attend Jindal School

Four seniors who graduated from Dallas Independent School District high schools have literally signed up to become the inaugural cohort of The University of Texas at Dallas’ Jindal Young Scholars Program.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamAugust 28
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
Toast-Worthy: Four JSOM clubs earn national recognition
Toast-Worthy: Four JSOM clubs earn national recognition

Since 2011, Jindal School students have had the opportunity to enhance their classroom experience by joining one of four Toastmasters International clubs on campus.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJuly 5
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Passing the GMAT with Savvy Study Skills
Passing the GMAT with Savvy Study Skills

Passing the GMAT seems like a daunting task at first, but with these savvy study skills provided by alumna Michelle Abuda, you'll be at ease preparing for the exam!

Written by Michelle AbudaFebruary 25
My Journey through Leadership and Beta Alpha Psi
My Journey through Leadership and Beta Alpha Psi

John Phelan became the president of Beta Alpha Psi and realized his goal towards leadership will be a lifelong journey. In the meantime, enjoy this post written about the accounting and finance honor society.

Written by John PhelanFebruary 22
Dapo Ogunfeitimi's Summer Internship at Ernst & Young
Dapo Ogunfeitimi's Summer Internship at Ernst & Young

Accounting and finance major, Dapo Ogunfeitimi, reveals his summer internship experience at Ernst and Young in this video interview.

Written by Gaby MokryFebruary 19
Starting Your Own Business Is Tough, But Not Impossible
Starting Your Own Business Is Tough, But Not Impossible

The last thing anyone would expect you as a college student to do is start your own business. But Justin Ehlert proves that although it may be tough, it's not impossible.

Written by Justin EhlertFebruary 17
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
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, Take Risks and Do More Than Expected
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, Take Risks and Do More Than Expected

As a Jindal Career Management Center career advisor, Sherri Cook works with students each day who are very busy. Meet Fredi Garcia, who learned how to get out of his comfort zone, take risks and do more than expected.

Written by Sherri CookFebruary 5
How to Survive Your Freshman Year
How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Freshman year can be very intimidating and exciting at the same time. Disha Patel gives us the scoop on ways to beat freshman woes.

Written by Disha PatilJanuary 20
Travel Advice for Conferences and Competitions
Travel Advice for Conferences and Competitions

As you attend out-of-town events for the University, you will get used to networking and meeting so many people at once. Make great connections, represent the school well and good luck with your travels!

Written by Michelle AbudaJanuary 13
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
Fun Things To Do As a UT Dallas Student
Fun Things To Do As a UT Dallas Student

For those of you who aren’t from the Dallas area, you may be wondering, “What do college students do around here for fun?” Not to fret. Healthcare Management student, Michael Nguyen is here to tell you!

Written by Michael NguyenDecember 11
The Five Worst Things about Studying Abroad
The Five Worst Things about Studying Abroad

This past summer, Michelle Abuda did more traveling in three months than she did in her entire life. Read to find out about the traveling woes Michelle had learned on her study abroad trip!

Written by Michelle AbudaDecember 7
JSOM Team Places Third in Real Estate Competition
JSOM Team Places Third in Real Estate Competition

A team of four JSOM students placed third in the annual real estate case study competition winning $2,000 and student ICSC memberships for a year! How they got there wasn't a walk in the park. Read more to see what these students went through.

Written by Kris ImherrDecember 4
The Emotional Story Behind Management School
The Emotional Story Behind Management School

For this JSOM student, the Comet Experience was something so much more than expected. Drift along this story to learn the emotional side of management school.

Written by Amisha SinghNovember 30
Great Gift Ideas for College Students
Great Gift Ideas for College Students

Forget cash and gift cards. Everyone — even a super-cynical college student — enjoys the thrill of unwrapping a beautiful box during the holidays. Here are college-kid approved ideas for great gifts.

Written by Jeanne SpreierNovember 13

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