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Harvard Business School’s John Quelch Appointed Dean of School of Business Administration

Harvard Business School’s John Quelch, an internationally recognized scholar on the marketing implications of globalization and a former dean of two international business schools, has been named the dean of the School of Business.


Poor Understanding of Ratios Leads to Bad Shopping Decisions, Says Marketing Department Study

Consumers make poor purchase decisions when they need to work with ratios to assess a product’s value, says a new School of Business study.


From Corporate Tax Reform to a Live Tour of the ‘Dark Web,’ Accounting Professionals Examine Post Election Challenges and Opportunities

Corporate tax reform, cybersecurity risks and financial regulations were timely discussion topics at "Post Election Challenges and Opportunities," the 2017 Business ForUM hosted by the School’s Department of Accounting.


Finance Professor Named Associate Editor at World-Leading Journal

Henrik Cronqvist has been appointed to a three-year term as associate editor of the Review of Financial Studies.


Top Students and Faculty Honored in Graduation Award Receptions

The best among the School’s graduate and undergraduate classes of 2017, along with their favorite professors, have been honored as part of annual awards programs held at the School prior to commencement.


Innovators for the Americas Program Completes Second Year with Presentations in Colombia

The School in April completed its second year of the Innovators for the America’s program, with UM and Latin American students presenting and defending their business proposals in front of a panel of judges at the Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia.


From the Mountains of Afghanistan to Miami and Beyond

Zaman Rashid, who graduated in May with a Master of Science in Management Studies degree from the School, looks back on how far he has come from his childhood in war-torn Afghanistan.


Management Professor to Receive Prestigious Career Award

Chester A. Schriesheim, a University Distinguished Professor of Management at the School of Business Administration, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Career Award given by the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management.


President Trump Taps UM MBA Alumna to be U.S. Treasurer

President Donald Trump on April 28 announced his intent to nominate Jovita Carranza, a 2002 graduate of the School’s Executive MBA program, be the next U.S. treasurer.


Using Big Data to Cut Health Care Costs

Here’s an option to slash U.S. health costs: Let patients share their genetic and medical information, crunch all that big data, and then, focus on people likely at-risk before serious health problems flare.


School’s Inaugural Competition on Impact Investing in Commercial Real Estate Highlights Projects with Social and Environmental Benefits

Guided by the School’s Real Estate Advisory Board, Andrea Heuson, professor of finance, organized the semester-long graduate student competition, which offered $25,000 in prizes and drew entries from the Northeast as well as Florida.