A team of second-year MBA students from Penn State's Smeal College of Business took first place in this year's Pac-10/Big Ten MBA Case Competition hosted by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The contest, dubbed the Rose Bowl of business education, is considered to be one of the most prestigious MBA case competitions in the country.
Susan Xu, professor of management science and supply chain management at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, has been appointed to the editorial board of Operations Research, a leading journal in the field.
Walt Pavlo, a former senior manager of MCI who served two years in federal prison for wire fraud and money laundering, will deliver an address detailing his ordeal on Jan. 30 at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
New research from Penn State's Smeal College of Business may lend support to the Federal Trade Commission's stance that discount real estate brokers do not harm consumers. The Smeal study finds that discount brokerages, which often cost several thousand dollars less than traditional real estate agencies, get the same selling price for homes as their full-service counterparts.
A Smeal College of Business student grew his simulated currency trading account by more than $12,000 in the final two weeks of the Inter-University Financial Trading Competition to come in second in the contest’s consolation bracket.
The Financial Times today published its annual list of the top 100 MBA programs in the world and Penn State's Smeal College of Business received its highest ranking since 2000.