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May 25, 2023 Zicklin School Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty

At the Zicklin School’s Honors and Recognition Ceremony, held on May 5, 2023, 102 undergraduate and graduate students were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society. Beta Gamma Sigma is the most prestigious honor society for business students... View Article

May 25, 2023 Meet Daniel Ugalde, Class of ’23 Salutatorian

Daniel Ugalde, a Zicklin undergraduate majoring in finance, was the salutatorian, or second-highest ranking student, of the Class of 2023. He sat down for an interview with Zicklin News.   “My parents always instilled in me the idea that education is... View Article

May 25, 2023 Class of ’23: Where Are You?

We spoke to Zicklin students who just graduated to find out where they’re headed next. Here’s what they told us.   “I’m joining McKinsey & Company as a Business Insights fellow for their Business Insights Leadership Development Program (BUILD). It’s a... View Article

March 29, 2023 Zicklin School’s Faculty Research Ranks High

The University of Texas at Dallas has released its annual Top 100 Business School Research Rankings and the Zicklin School of Business climbed seven spots to reach number 68 in North America.   Based on calculating the number of faculty... View Article

March 2, 2023 Harmonizing Human Resources at the Zicklin School

We’re in harmony! The Zicklin School’s Executive MS in Human Resource Management program is officially academically aligned with the Body of Applied Skills & Knowledge (BASK) of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Zicklin News sat down with Stephan... View Article

March 2, 2023 All Along the Watchtower

An article co-written by Prof. Nanda Kumar (Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics) and published in Organization Science has won the 2022 Best Paper Award from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Women’s Network College, a college... View Article

February 6, 2023 Zicklin Undergrads Win $1,000 Each for Startup Ideas

Three undergraduate students in the Zicklin School — Jack Kasindorf (BBA, ’24), Lily Lo (BBA, ’23), and Kristov McKinnon (BBA, ’23)—have each won $1,000 in the preliminary round of the Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition, a nationwide contest that encourages entrepreneurship... View Article

February 6, 2023 Zicklin MBA Students Win Over $5K in Case Competition

Three Zicklin MBA Class of ’23 candidates — Omar Alrifai, Daniel De Blois, and Dean Gavindane — were named the winners of the 2022 Zurich Enterprise Challenge, an international competition hosted by Zurich Insurance Group. The challenge gives graduate business... View Article

February 6, 2023 Zicklin MBA Grad Named AACSB 2023 Influential Leader

Zicklin School alumna Lisa Radcliffe (MBA, ’17) has been named an AACSB 2023 Influential Leader in the social impact category. She is the founder and CEO of PunkinFutz, a Brooklyn-based designer and maker of toys and accessories for children with... View Article

January 4, 2023 Zicklin Undergraduate Makes Over $60K Writing Video Game Stories

Like many college students, Zicklin undergraduate Arash Lahijani (BBA, ’24) decorates his room with inspiring quotations. His all-time favorite is courtesy of Albert Einstein: “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”  “Albert Einstein’s words have had... View Article

December 6, 2022 Leadership Transition at Zicklin School: Dean Huss Retires

On December 31, H. Fenwick Huss, the Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business since 2014, will retire. During his eight-and-a-half years of leadership, Huss presided over crucial updates of undergraduate and MBA curricula, extended the Zicklin School’s... View Article

December 2, 2022 Zicklin MBA Alum Runs NYC Marathon in Mom’s Memory

Three years ago, JC Alejaldre (Executive MBA in Healthcare Administration, ’18), lost his mother, Aurora, to cancer. An avid runner, she frequently told her son that her dream was to one day run a marathon. “Sadly, she died before she... View Article