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Financial Times – Dec. 19, 2011 – The newspaper published an article about the School’s new MBA internship program in which each student works at both Royal Caribbean and Bacardi during a single summer internship. The article included numerous quotes from Dean Gene Anderson, one of the student interns and the CFOs of Royal Caribbean and Bacardi, the members of the School’s Board of Overseers who came up with the internship idea. Article

The Miami Herald – Dec. 12, 2011 – An article provided information about a visit to the White House by Susan Amat, a management and marketing lecturer at the School, and four other Florida entrepreneurs, who were in Washington as part of the Startup America program announced by President Obama in June. They were joined by groups from other states to talk about the challenges startups face. Article

CNN Dinero
– Dec. 8, 2011 - Maria Lorca-Susino
, an economics lecturer at the School, appeared on the Spanish-language television network to discuss the EU Summit to fix the debt crisis situation. Video

US News and World Report
– Dec. 5, 2011 –
Research by Keri Kettle, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that shoppers who sign their names prior to entering a store they like, will linger in that store longer than they would if they had not just signed their name, was featured in the magazine’s online “University Directory” section. Article

USA Today – Dec. 4, 2011 – An article noted that alumnus Max Marty (MBA ’09) - the founder of a company that is planning to anchor a ship in international waters off California's shores in order to help foreigners come ashore to meet with tech companies and investors using easier-to-obtain tourist visas and short-term business visas – came up with the idea after seeing so many of his foreign classmates at the UM School of Business return home after graduation. Article

Moneycontrol – Dec. 3, 2011 – India’s leading financial portal featured research by Keri Kettle, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that shoppers who sign their names prior to entering a store they like, will linger in that store longer than they would if they had not just signed their name. Article

Financial Times
– Dec. 2, 2011 –
Research by Keri Kettle, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that shoppers who sign their names prior to entering a store they like, will linger in that store longer than they would if they had not just signed their name, was featured in the newspaper’s “Something for the Weekend” column. Article

The Washington Post
– Nov. 29, 2011 –
Research by Keri Kettle, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that shoppers who sign their names prior to entering a store they like, will linger in that store longer than they would if they had not just signed their name, was featured in the newspapers online “On Small Business” blog. The article quoted Kettle who noted that “Signing your name impacts your subsequent behavior by activating your ‘sense of self’.” Article

CNN Dinero – Nov. 28, 2011 – The Spanish language television network featured a live interview with Maria Lorca-Susino, an economics lecturer, who offered expertise on the Eurozone crisis and the lack of confidence in European markets. Video

Forbes
– Nov. 28, 2011 –
An online article focused on research by Keri Kettle, as assistant professor of marketing, which found that shoppers who sign their names prior to entering a store they like, will linger in that store longer than they would if they had not just signed their name. This article also quoted Kettle. Article

The Miami Herald
– Nov. 22, 2011 –
An online blog featured information about about a dinner and networking event organized in Miami Beach  by members of Outsmart, the a gay MBA student organization at the School of Business, along with MedicOUT at the School of Medicine and OUTLaw at the School of Law. The post also included a gallery of photographs from the event. Article / Photo Gallery

CFO.com
– Nov. 17, 2011 –
The website featured a question and answer column with DJ Nanda, a professor of accounting, who spoke about interest among the School’s students in becoming CFOs. Article

Daily Business Review
– Nov. 16, 2011 – DJ Nanda
, a professor of accounting, was quoted throughout an article about the changing role of CFOs, noting that "A lot of CFOs are coming with operating experience, marketing experience, strategy experience. Because the road [to the CFO job] is not just financial reporting anymore." Article

Nightly Business Report (PBS) – Nov. 14, 2011 – In a one minute commentary, Ken Colwell, the School’s director of entrepreneurship programs, argued that the eccentricities of entrepreneurs “are the flip side of their creativity and drive to excel.” Transcript / Video (at 23:50)

The Miami Herald – Nov. 13, 2011 - In a regular Business Monday column, Susan Amat, a management and marketing lecturer, and executive director of the The Launch Pad, offered advice to help entrepreneurs develop a better elevator pitches. Article

Harvard Business Review
– Nov. 1, 2011 –
In a regular blog post, Robert Plant, an associate professor of computer information systems, offers some advice to consumers as technology makes it more likely marketers and other firms are tracking and using their personal data. Article

The (Nashville) Commercial Appeal - Oct. 30, 2011
- John Daniels, a professor of management, was quoted in an article about the growing investment by foreign companies in the U.S. Article

Public Broadcasting
– Oct. 19, 2011 –
A model used by Major League Baseball to solve its difficult umpire scheduling challenges, which was developed by Tallys Yunes, an assistant professor of management science, was the subject of an “Academic Minute” segment, which airs on dozens of public radio stations nationwide. Transcript/Audio

WLRN Radio
- Oct. 17, 2011 – Patricia Sanchez-Abril,
an assistant professor of business law, provided expert commentary about the potential for insurance companies to use information from social networking sites to measure risk and set rates for customers. Audio

Harvard Business Review – Oct. 12, 2011 - Robert Plant, an associate professor of computer information systems, in a regular HBR blog post, wrote that firms must listen to the voice of the IT group to avoid the Kodak trap. Article

Los Angeles Times - Oct. 12, 2011 - An article cited research from Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. Article

Voice of America
– Oct. 5, 2011 –
A television segment about foreign investment in Miami real estate market, aired around the world, featured insight from Andrea Heuson, a professor of finance, who noted that to many buyers from Latin America, “the purchase of a condominium unit, or four or five in a given building, seems like a bargain compared to what it was a year ago, simply because their currencies are stronger.” Transcript/Video

Harvard Business Review
– Sept. 21, 2011 - Robert Plant
, an associate professor of computer information systems, offered advice to help firms develop a smartphone application strategy and warned that “the most vulnerable companies are those whose strategy is to wait and see how the market shakes out.” Article

The Miami Herald – Sept. 19, 2011 – An article about unemployment and poverty in Florida included comments from Steven Ullmann, a professor of management, who noted that "It's a reflection of our recession and our inability at this point to really pull out of the recession." Article

The Miami Herald – Sept. 17, 2011 – An article about public employee pensions that exceed the base pay of those employees included insight from Bill Werther, a professor of management, who noted that “The people responsible for the fiscal discipline of the government budget are also the people who are relying on the political support of the people they’re providing these benefits to. Article

The Wall Street Journal - Sept. 15, 2011 - An article highlighted the success of College Hunks Hauling Junk, which was founded by alumnus Omar Soliman (BBA ’04) while he was a student at the School of Business. Article

Nightly Business Report
(PBS) – Sept. 13, 2011 – Steven Ullmann
, director of the School’s programs in health sector management and policy, offered expert commentary on the census report that found nearly one in six Americans or 46 million people, live in poverty, saying “It means that people are going to have growing history associated with making basic ends meet, being able to afford rent in terms of housing for their families, being ability to afford to put food on the table and of course access to health care becomes that much more problematic.” Video / Transcript

The Financial Times
– Sept. 9, 2011 –
The newspaper’s weekly online column “Something for the Weekend” featured research by D.J. Nanda, a professor of accounting, which found that CEOs who have been with their firms for fewer than five years are far more likely to get fired from poor firm performance than CEOs who have been with their firms for a longer period. Article

The Wall Street Journal
– Sept. 6, 2011 - 
An article focused on new research by D.J. Nanda, a professor of accounting, which found that CEOs who have been with their firms for fewer than five years are far more likely to get fired from poor firm performance than CEOs who have been with their firms for a longer period. Article

The Financial Times – Sept. 2, 2011 - An article featured research by Claudia Townsend, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that the more attractive a company’s annual report, the higher investors value the company. Article

Wired – Aug. 26, 2011 – An article about the impact of Steve Jobs' departure as Apple’s CEO included insight from Marianna Makri, an associate professor of management, who noted that “in the long run, another creative leader will need to take the reins, in order for the Apple ‘cult’ to sustain itself.” Article

United Press International (UPI) – Aug. 24, 2011 –
An article focused on research by Claudia Townsend, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that the more attractive a company’s annual report, the higher investors value the company. The national newswire article was published by more than a dozen news outlets includingInvestor’s Business Daily. Article

Marketplace
(Public Radio) – Aug. 22 –
The national radio program reported on research by Claudia Townsend, an assistant professor of marketing, which found that the more attractive a company’s annual report, the higher investors value the company. Transcript

Harvard Business Review – Aug. 22, 2011 – A blog post authored by Robert Plant,  an associate professor of computer information systems, offered advice for getting around technologies that may limit an organization’s ability to provide the best customer service. Article

The Wall Street Journal – Aug. 22, 2011 – A Q&A with Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria (BBA ’78), a member of the School’s Board of Overseers, noted that he is an alumnus of the University. Article

The Miami Herald – Aug. 22, 2011 – A Q&A with Eric I. Bustillo (BBA '85, JD '89), who heads the SEC’s Miami Regional Office, noted that he earned his BBA from the School of Business. Article

The Palm Beach Post – Aug. 26, 2011 – An article about persistent high unemployment in Florida included insight from Douglas Emery, a professor of finance, and Sandro Andrade, an assistant professor of finance. Emery predicted a realignment in the types of jobs that will be available to workers noting that "We don't have people making buggy whips anymore, but that doesn't mean we didn't find other jobs for them," while Andrade said "If a company has learned to be more efficient with fewer jobs, if it has learned to burn off fat during the recession, those jobs will not come back." Article

The Miami Herald
– Aug. 25, 2011 –
The newspaper published a “My View” column authored by Sandro Andrade, an assistant professor of finance, who argued that the S&P downgrade of the U.S. credit rating was not warranted and that “we need a large dose of fiscal stimulus to jump-start the economy.” The column was also published in the Bradenton Herald. Article

Scientific American – Aug. 18, 2011 – A model used by Major League Baseball to solve its difficult umpire scheduling challenges, which was developed by Tallys Yunes, an assistant professor of management science, was the subject of a podcast posted on the publication’s website. Podcast/Transcript

South Florida Business Journal 
- Aug. 12, 2011 –
An article about investor behavior during times of volatility in the stock market featured insight from Alok Kumar, the Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, who explained why investors may make costly mistakes in such times. Article

Kiplinger
– Aug. 8, 2011 –
An article about bad news in the financial media and its psychological impact on investors included insight from Alok Kumar, the Gabelli Asset Professor of Finance, who noted that If you’re invested for the long term, “it’s best to ignore the news.” Article

WPLG-TV’s This Week in South Florida
– Aug. 7, 2011 –
Andrea Heuson, a professor of finance, provided insight on the Standard & Poor's downgrade of the AAA credit rating of the United States, as well as the nation’s overall economic situation, during a 15 minute live interview. Video

The Miami Herald
- August 4, 2011 –
An article about accountable care organizations or ACOs - groups of doctors, hospitals and other health care interests that band together to improve patient outcomes - included insight from Steven Ullmann, director of the School’s programs in health sector management and policy. Article

United Press International – July 26, 2011 – An article about Greece’s debt crisis included comments from Sandro Andrade, an assistant professor of finance, who noted that “If Greece decided to pay 25 cents on a dollar, take it or leave it, which was what Argentina did, the country's banking system will take a huge blow.” Article

The (Jacksonville) Florida Times Union – July 25, 2011 – An article about a potential conflict of interest involving a Florida State College administrator included insight from Anita Cava, a professor of business law, director of Business Ethics Program, and co-director of UM Ethics Programs, who said “It's a murky situation, and one that invites further scrutiny…” Article

The Palm Beach Post – July 16, 2011 – An article about the director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Elizabeth Warren, included insight from Gennaro Bernile, an assistant professor of finance, who noted that “Given that she’s the one who started planning this whole bureau, she seems to be the most reasonable and appropriate choice to head it,” adding that “she is the one person who won’t get it.” Article

The Boston Globe
- July 9, 2011 -
An article about financial risks faced by older people cited research by Alok Kumar and George Korniotis, both members of the School's finance faculty, which found that older investors had annual returns that were three to five percentage points lower than those of young investors. Article

WLRN
Radio – July 7, 2011 - Ram Krishnan
, a research professor of marketing, provided insight into what the growth in the number of Wal-Mart stores in South Florida might mean for the region’s retail sector.

Miami Today
– July 7, 2011 –
The School’s incoming dean, Eugene Anderson, was the focus of a feature article which outlined his initial plans for the school once he assumes the position on August 1. Article

The Wall Street Journal
- July 3, 2011 -
An article about shopping mall trends, published in The Wall Street Journal Sunday supplement, included insight from Arun Sharma, a professor of marketing, who shed light on the move toward new mall dining options. Article

The Miami Herald - July 1, 2011 - An article about a roundtable discussion on investment activity in South Florida, which drew dozens of CFOs and other finance executives, noted that the session was held by the CFO Alliance in partnership with the School of Business. Article

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
– July 1, 2011 –
An article cited research by Alok Kumar, the Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found that the demand for penny stocks increases during tough economic times and that people who are predisposed to buy lottery tickets also like penny stocks. Article

Smart Money - June 27, 2011 – An article about the changing face of shopping malls included insight from Arun Sharma, a professor of marketing, who explained the reasons behind an increase in the quality of shopping mall eating establishments. Article

The Washington Post
– June 25, 2011 –
An article in the Sunday business section cited research by Alok Kumar, the Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found that the demand for penny stocks increases during tough economic times and that people who are predisposed to buy lottery tickets also like penny stocks. Article

South Florida Business Journal
- June 24, 2011
- Susan Amat (BLA ’01, MBA ’04, PhD ’08), a management and marketing lecturer at the School of Business and executive director of The Launch Pad, has been named among South Florida’s best and brightest professionals by the South Florida Business Journal on its 2011 40 Under 40 Awards list. Article

Harvard Business Review
- June 21, 2011
- Robert Plant, an associate professor of finance, offered advice on how firms can avoid potential risks associated with cloud computing in an article published on the HBR Blog Network. Article

The Miami Herald
– June 21, 2011 –
An article about MBA internships prominently featured information about the School’s internship program with Royal Caribbean and Bacardi, in which students work at each company during a single internship. The article included photographs of all five students and comments from Mary Young, director of the School’s Ziff Graduate Career Services Center, who noted that the School has seen “an increase not only in the number of internships, but in the number of local companies offering them.” Article

The Washington Post
– June 8, 2011 –
A "BlogPost" article about the Spirit Airlines “Weiner Sale” promotion linked to the controversy involving U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner included comments made by Arun Sharma, a professor of marketing, to The Miami Herald. Sharma's comments were also published by the The Seattle Times, The (Charleston, SC) Post and Courier and Florida Trend magazine. Article

The Miami Herald
– June 7, 2011 – Arun Sharma
, a professor of marketing, was quoted in an article about a Spirit Airlines promotion called “The Weiner Sale,” which followed the controversy involving U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner. Article

The Miami Herald – June 3, 2011 – An article about a Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce conference session on the region’s banking industry included comments by Ken Colwell, the director of the School’s entrepreneurship programs, who as an audience member noted “When I talk to businesses, they talk about how they can’t get credit and can’t get financing.” Article

All Things Considered (National Public Radio)
- May 31, 2011 -
A segment about the Miami Heat's winning season and player LeBron James move to Miami highlighted research from Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. The segment included quotes from Kumar, who said "It's not unreasonable to conjecture that local optimism generated by a local sports team acts as a Prozac for the local economy. So I can say: Go Heat." Transcript / Audio

United Press International - May 31, 2011 - The news wire service published an article about research by Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. Article

AméricaEconomía
– May 28, 2011 –
An article about the growing demand for MBA education among physicians and other health care professionals noted the School’s program and included insight from Steven Ullmann, director of the School’s programs in health sector management and policy. Article

The Christian Science Monitor
- May 28, 2011 -
An article featured research from Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. The article included quotes from Kumar, who noted "One policy implication of our study is that the development of sports-related infrastructures, like new sports stadiums or other factors that could affect the performance of local sports teams." Article

WLRN Radio
– May 27, 2011 -
The Miami radio station aired a segment focusing on research by Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. The segment included comments from Kumar.

The Miami Herald – May 26, 2011 – An article noted research from Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. The article included a quote from Kumar. Article

US News and World Report – May 25, 2011 – An article featured research by Christopher Cotton, an assistant professor of economics, which uses game theory to assess the Chinese military legends of Li Guang and his 100 horsemen (144 BC), and Zhuge Liang and the Empty City (228 AD). Article

The Wall Street Journal - May 23, 2011 – The newspaper’s “Real Time Economics” blog featured research from Vidhi Chhaochharia, George Korniotis and Alok Kumar, all members of the School’s finance faculty, which found that in states where people are more optimistic, economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and the economic recovery is faster. Article

The Miami Herald
– May 20, 2011 –
An article noted that Eugene Anderson, senior associate dean and professor of marketing at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, will become dean of the UM School of Business August 1.

Financial Times – May 19, 2011 – An article noted that Eugene Anderson, senior associate dean and professor of marketing at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, will become dean of the UM School of Business August 1. Article

Sun-Sentinel
– May 19, 2011 –
A column on mentoring cited the “Florida’s Women-Led Businesses” survey conducted by the School’s JAE Leadership Institute and included comments from Terri Scandura, a professor of management, who noted that "A mentor can help a junior person get assigned to high visibility projects, to become known as someone on the fast track.” Article

Sun-Sentinel – May 18, 2011 – An article featured the findings of the “Florida’s Women-Led Businesses” survey conducted by the School’s JAE Leadership Institute and included comments from Arun Sharma, the director of the institute and a professor of marketing, who said the women surveyed “tended to nurture their businesses much more than the general population.” Article

The Miami Herald – May 11, 2011 - An article featured the findings of the “Florida’s Women-Led Businesses” survey conducted by the School’s JAE Leadership Institute and included comments from Arun Sharma, the director of the institute and a professor of marketing, who noted that the findings show women business leaders “tend to have close relationship with customers.” Article

The Miami Herald – May 9, 2011 – An article about the newspaper’s “20 Under 40 Emerging South Florida Leaders” project, sponsored by the School, included a quote from Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, the interim dean, who noted that a leader is one who “exhibits passion about achieving a vision and moving a cause forward and is intent on doing it ethically and responsibly.” Article

The Palm Beach Post – May 4, 2011 – Anita Cava, a professor of business law and director of the School’s ethics programs, was quoted in an article on the debate about whether the photograph of Osama bin Laden’s corpse should be released to the public. In the article, which also quoted Anthony Alfieri, director of the Center for Ethics and Public Service at UM’s School of Law, Cava noted that “We need to be mindful of how our behavior is being perceived abroad.” Cava’s comments were also published by The Seattle Times. Article

Diario Las Americas
– May 2, 2011 -
An article in the Spanish-language newspaper outlined the School’s partnership with the Family Firm Institute and the programs the two organizations will be delivering together. Article

MegaTV
– May 2, 2011 –
The Spanish-language television network featured a live interview on its Maria Elvira Live! program with Maria Lorca-Susino, an economics lecturer, who provided insight into how the death of Osama bin Laden might impact the economy. Video

The Wall Street Journal
– April 25, 2011 – Robert Plan
t, an associate professor of computer information systems, authored an article that looked at the questions firms should consider when deciding what, if any IT systems should be run on the cloud, or by a third-party vendor. Article

Harvard Business Review – April 25, 2011 – In a blog post, Robert Plant, an associate professor of computer information systems, provided insight into research that chief information officers should undertake to ensure they make the right decisions about information technology strategies. Article

The Miami Herald
– April 23, 2011 – Arun Sharm
a, a professor of marketing, discussed the business strategy behind events and other South Florida business promotions tied to the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Article

Caribbean Business – April 21, 2011 –  Puerto Rico’s leading weekly business newspaper published a feature article on the School’s Executive MBA and other programs on the island including quotes from Frances Adlrich Sevilla-Sacasa, the School’s interim dean, and Anuj Mehrotra, the vice dean for graduate business programs and faculty affairs. Article

The Miami Herald - April 20, 2011 – Steve Ullmann, the director of the School’s programs in health sector management and policy, was quoted in an article about a new study that shows that more seniors are dying at home, rather than in hospitals. Article

The Miami Herald – April 11, 2011 - Susan Amat, a management lecturer and executive director of The Launch Pad, authored an article offering insight about non-monetary investments that entrepreneurs should seek from associates such as “their time, resources, and credibility.” Article

Vocero de Puerto Rico – April 8, 2011 – The Puerto Rico newspaper with an island-wide circulation published an article about the E³ Summit of the Americas 2011, co-hosted by the School of Business and the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce. The article included a quote from Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, the School’s interim dean, who spoke in her keynote address, about the School’s commitment to the region in her keynote address. Article

Chosun Ilbo – April 8, 2011 – South Korea’s largest daily newspaper published an article that profiled A. Parasuraman, holder of the James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing and a professor of marketing, and cited his extensive research on customer service and organizational deficiencies that result in poor customer service.

EFE
– April 7, 2011 –
The leading Spanish language news service published an article about the E³ Summit of the Americas 2011, co-hosted by the School of Business and the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce. The article included comments by Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, the School's interium dean, who spoke in her keynote address about School’s commitment to advancing economic growth in the Caribbean and the rest of Latin America. The article was published by a number of Spanish-language online and other media including Telemundo Atlanta, Diario Las Americas (Miami), The Vista Semanal – Naples, La, La Prensa de San Antonio, Impacto Latin News - New York, and Radio La Primerísima (Nicaragua). Article

The Times (London) – April 6, 2011 – The newspaper published a feature article about the School’s MBA programs, including information about and quotes from student Craig Hardeman. The article noted the School’s rise in prominence and also included quotes from Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, the School's interim dean, who said “The school is moving forward with a vision to become one of the world’s truly great business schools.”

Latin Trade
– April, 2011 –
An article about the growth of MBA programs in Colombia included a number of quotes from Anuj Mehrotra, vice dean for graduate business programs, which offered details about the School’s Spanish-language Global Executive MBA program, as well as the elective offerings that are part of its other Executive MBA programs. Article

EFE
– March 29, 2011 –
The leading Spanish language news wire service published an article about the School’s co-sponsorship of an economic development conference in Puerto Rico in partnership with the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce. The article was published by a number of online and other media outlets including MSN Latino Noticias, Yahoo! Noticias, and Terra. Article

The Miami Herald – March 26, 2011 – An article provided details about the School’s new Global Executive MBA program that begins in November. News Release

The Miami Herald
– March 21, 2011 –
In an article focusing on the best ways for entrepreneurs to find angel investors, Susan Amat, a management lecturer and executive director of The Launch Pad, offers advice, saying entrepreneurs should network within their own industry. “Pursue investors who have good connections and understand the market, providing a value add beyond financial assistance,” she said. Article

Miami Today – March 17, 2011 – An article about MBA and undergraduate business programs highlighted the School’s cross-disciplinary programs, particularly in health sector management and policy, as well as its accelerated master in accounting program and the addition of electives to the School’s Executive MBA program. The article included quotes from Linda Neider, vice dean of internal university relations, global initiatives/cross-disciplinary programs and undergraduate business programs, and Anuj Mehrotra, vice dean of faculty and graduate business programs.

Harvard Business Review – March 15, 2011 – In a blog posting, Robert Plant, an associate professor of computer information systems, offered tips for how to select a vendor for enterprise resource planning which he has also written about in his research. Article

The Miami Herald – March 14, 2011 – Susan Amat, a management lecturer and executive director of The Launch Pad, authored a column offering advice on how to assess the viability of a business idea and how to best execute and take it to market. Article

Computerworld – March 7, 2011 – An article cited tips from, Robert Plant, an associate professor of computer information systems, on how CIOs could learn from physicians how to deliver difficult messages and communicate effectively with senior management – tips first published in a Harvard Business Review blog. Article

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance – March, 2011 – An article cited research by Alok Kumar, the School’s Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found “confirmation bias” common on stock message boards where investors huddle around others who agree with their prospects about a stock, which leads to investor overconfidence and investment mistakes. Article

Inc. – March, 2011 - A company founded by School of Business sophomore Tyler McIntyre was named in Inc. magazine’s third annual report on America's most innovative college start-ups. McIntyre, who majors in entrepreneurship, marketing and finance, last year won an elevator pitch contest sponsored by The Launch Pad at UM, then went on to launch Lucid Messenger, a messaging application for the Blackberry, iPhone and Android mobile devices. Article

Florida Trend – March, 2011 – A special section on MBA programs across Florida included information on the School’s programs and featured a profile of, Nicholas Okoro, an MBA student who founded and served as the director of U-Cane Initiative, a service organization designed to offer local youngsters social, educational and athletic activities. Article

C-SPAN Television – Feb. 28, 2011 – The panel session titled “Patient-centered Care and Accountable Organizations in an Era of Health Care Reform,” from the Global Business Forum, which was organized by the School of Business, was aired in its entirety. The segment also aired on Feb. 25. Video

C-SPAN Television – Feb. 26, 2011 - The panel session titled “Insuring the Future: The Financing of Health Care,” from the Global Business Forum, which was organized by the School of Business, was aired in its entirety. The segment also aired on Feb. 25. Video

Harvard Business Review – Feb. 18, 2011 - In a blog post, Robert Plant, an associate professor of computer information systems, wrote that CIOs could learn a lot from physicians about how to deliver difficult messages and communicate effectively with senior management because “as doctors, they've been trained to speak truthfully in fraught situations.” Article

The Miami Herald – Feb. 13, 2011 – Photographs from the Global Business Forum, organized by the School in January, were published in the newspaper’s Sunday “South Florida Album” section. Article

South Florida Business Journal
– Feb. 4, 2011 -
An article about the expected growth of technology industry jobs in South Florida include quotes from Mary Young, director of the School’s Ziff Graduate Career Services Center, who noted that employers are looking for measurable examples work in those they hire.

The Miami Herald
– Feb. 2, 2011 –
An article about a new company, Cupidratings, that offers lists of the top 10 most romantic restaurants and things to do in South Florida, noted that the company was founded by Sean Kramer, an Executive MBA students at the School, and four of his business school classmates. Article

MGMA Connexion - Feb. 1, 2011 – The journal of MGMA (Medical Groups Management Association) published an article about new tax provisions as they apply to small business such as physician practices, authored by Olga Quintana and Shirley Dennis-Escoffier, both associate professors of accounting, and alumnus Cesar Ortiz (MBA ’86), market manager, Dade, East Florida division, HCA Physician Services.

Miami Today - Jan. 27, 2011 - An article about a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into the City of Miami's finances included quotes from Brian Barrett, an associate professor of finance, who noted that the investigation could hinder the city's ability to issue debt.

South Florida Business Journal – Jan. 25, 2011 - An article highlighted the participation of DJ Nanda, a professor of accounting, in the Business Journal’s 2011 CFO Awards. Article

Investors Chronicle – Jan. 24, 2011 - The British business publication featured research by Alok Kumar, the Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found that investors’ feelings about gambling influences the way they invest. Article

El Nuevo Herald – Jan. 14, 2011 – An article on a panel discussion about wellness, held during the Global Business Forum organized by the School of Business, featured insight from Dean Barbara Kahn, one of the panelists, who referred to several studies that demonstrate the power of package design to attract customers to products. Article

The Miami Herald – Jan. 10, 2011 – The Global Business Forum organized by the School of Business was highlighted in a Business Monday article, which included information on the keynote speakers and the more than 30 panel sessions. The article included quotes from Dean Barbara Kahn, who noted ``the topic of the day is healthcare policy,” adding “the political ramifications, the business ramifications, we're at the right place at the right time. It's exciting to be able to do that.'' Article

The Miami Herald – Jan. 4, 2011 – An article highlighting one of more than 30 panel sessions to be featured at the University of Miami Global Business Forum, noted that the Forum was launched by the School of Business. Article

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    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
 
 
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
 
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641