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Penn State Smeal launches new certificate in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship

June 27, 2017


Penn State is accepting applications for its new graduate certificate in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, which is being offered online through Penn State World Campus by the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business. The certificate consists of 12 credits.

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For Penn State Smeal’s Winterich, research is around every corner

June 26, 2017


Penn State Smeal College of Business Associate Professor of Marketing Karen Winterich says where most people see conversation starters and curiosities, she sees potential research studies. Considering Winterich is also a Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow, that shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Penn State Smeal’s Lilien receives prestigious Buck Weaver Award

June 20, 2017


Gary L. Lilien, distinguished research professor of management science and the research director of the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Buck Weaver Award, presented by the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS).

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Penn State Smeal research helps assess humanitarian response capacity in natural disasters

June 7, 2017


Immediately following a natural disaster that outpaces a community’s ability to respond, various outside organizations rush to provide life-saving commodities to meet health, water, food, shelter or other needs. That response is expedited by inventory prepositioned independently by governmental and non-governmental organizations. Research co-authored by Jason Acimovic, assistant professor of supply chain and information systems at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, would help these disparate organizations better coordinate and locate stockpiles while at the same time saving as much as 20 percent of current costs.

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Eight Penn State Smeal faculty members earn promotions

May 30, 2017


Eight members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty, which ranks among the best in the world in research productivity, have received promotions.

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Six Penn State Smeal students pass five actuarial exams

May 22, 2017


Six graduating seniors in the Penn State Smeal College of Business class of 2017 each passed five of the necessary exams toward their actuarial science accreditation — a rare distinction, according to Ron Gebhardtsbauer, clinical associate professor of actuarial science and head of Smeal’s Actuarial Science Program.

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Differences in levels of trust and power can affect buyer-supplier performance

May 19, 2017


Mutual trust does not appear on the ledger sheets of buyers and suppliers, but a researcher from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that levels of trust between companies may be an important influence on how they operate and perform.

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Torabi to Penn State Smeal graduates: Seek fulfillment for life

May 17, 2017


Farnoosh Torabi, a financial expert, bestselling author, speaker, and host delivered the 2017 Penn State Smeal College of Business commencement address. Torabi is a 2002 Smeal finance graduate who was a Schreyer Scholar. In the 15 years since she graduated, Torabi has created a name for herself in a number of areas.

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Penn State Smeal Mentoring Program provides students with window to real world

May 16, 2017


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Mentoring Program offers students the opportunity to explore topics such as academic majors, internships, career planning, college-to-career transition, and leadership development with an alumni mentor. Mentors can share their perspectives and experiences from the business environment, assist students with activities like resume reviews and mock interviews or discuss the pros and cons of important decisions.

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New Penn State Smeal online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting begins with focus on language of business

May 15, 2017


For Barbara Yener, director of the new Penn State Smeal College of Business online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting, the first class in the program is akin to a course on language. Financial Accounting (MBADM 811), which begins in August, teaches students the language of business, Yener said.

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