Zicklin News

November 30, 2023 Why Did These Students Choose the Zicklin School?

We interviewed graduate students at the Zicklin School of Business to learn more about them and why they enrolled. Here’s what they told us.   Name: Emily Bayer    Program: Full-Time MBA   Area of interest: Finance Previous jobs/careers: Opera singer, operations... View Article

November 13, 2023 Should You Replace Your Accountant with ChatGPT?

You might expect ChatGPT, the generative AI tool taking the world by storm for its ability to answer questions on nearly any subject in mere seconds, to do well on accounting exams. After all, the most recent version of the... View Article

November 13, 2023 How to Stop Cybercriminals

Have you ever been the victim of advance fee fraud? Someone offers you goods or services through the internet and convinces you to pay upfront, strings you along for a while, but ultimately doesn’t deliver. If this has happened to... View Article

November 13, 2023 Protecting Your Kids Online

It’s no secret that social media apps are addictive, especially for young people. A recent Gallup survey found that over half of American teenagers spent almost five hours a day on social media apps such as TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, and... View Article

November 13, 2023 Don’t Fear the Four

You’ve heard of claustrophobia, agoraphobia, and arachnophobia. Now there’s quadrophobia: fear of the number four.   According to a paper co-authored by Assistant Professor Yao Shen, PhD (Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance), and published in the Journal of... View Article

October 31, 2023 Zicklin Alumni Sweep Baruch Changemakers Awards

Three Zicklin School alumni—Jay Chakraborty (MBA, ’06), Lakshmee Lachhman-Persad (BBA, ’01), and Daphne Leroy (BBA, ’93)—were honored at the second annual Baruch Changemakers Awards ceremony in September. Sponsored by Baruch’s Office of Alumni Relations and Volunteer Engagement, the event recognizes... View Article

September 27, 2023 Zicklin Students Win $10K Accounting Scholarships

For the seventh year in a row, students at the Zicklin School of Business have won scholarships from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), a Washington D.C. nonprofit established by Congress to oversee audits of public companies.   Yiyang Sun... View Article

August 30, 2023 Zicklin School Welcomes Business Students from France

Twenty-six undergraduate students from the ESCE International Business School spent two weeks this summer at the Zicklin School of Business on its Summer Immersion Program: Business and Culture in New York City. Offered by the Office of Executive Programs in... View Article

August 30, 2023 Zicklin Students Build a Green Future from Upcycled Plastic Bricks

Zicklin School of Business students David Jimenez (BBA, ’25) and Shenjie Qiu (MBA, ’23) are two co-founders of Quiick Briick, a Bronx-based startup that transforms recycled plastic into  environmentally friendly building materials. The company’s six co-founders are all CUNY students... View Article

August 7, 2023 A New Dean in New York

    On July 17, Bruce W. Weber, PhD, became the Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business. He is also a professor in the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics. He spoke to Zicklin... View Article