Fox alum wins grand prize at 2015 Be Your Own Boss Bowl®


Discussed in this issue:
• Senior Viktoriya Tverskaya melds her two passions – dance and business
• Five years later, students have raised over $200,000 for charity
• DesignCHALLENGE Looks at Making Mass Transit More User Centric

Google chief economist speaks at NSF-funded big data workshop


Discussed in this issue:
• Social responsibility is key component to sports teams’ success
• Revolutionary study correlates scents with purchasing tendencies
• Access to technology leads to happiness, Fox researchers find

Fox PhD graduate wins 1st place in prestigious doctoral dissertation award


Discussed in this issue:
• Marketing PhD candidate accepts tenure-track position at Emory University
• International Business PhD candidate accepts tenure-track position at Ohio University
• Finance PhD candidate accepts tenure-track position at University of Quebec at Montreal

Taxing situations are nothing new for this Fox Accounting alum

 Fox Update Accounting Spring 2015
Discussed in this issue:
• Twin-brother Fox accounting students earn citizenship
• MAcc Class of 2014-2015 placed in Big 4, National and Regional Accounting Firms
• Psychology student and university commencement speaker to join MAcc

Fox introduces Blackboard-based video tutorials


Discussed in this issue:
• Interactive online learning is transforming the field; it’s happening at Fox
• Fox Video Vault evaluation using Google Analytics
• Meet people who make online & digital learning at Fox a reality

Fox School #1 in the nation for graduate-student entrepreneurial mentorship

Fox Update
Discussed in this issue:
• Entrepreneur magazine ranked the graduate programs at Temple University’s Fox School of Business No. 1 in the nation for entrepreneurial mentorship
• Fox School alums receive $25,000 in seed money from DreamIt Ventures
• Fox alumna, Melissa Alam, named one of Billy Penn’s Top Philly Start-Up Leaders
• 15th Annual League for Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference inspires women

Fox School’s Part-Time MBA program ranked #1 in the region and Top 20 in the U.S.


Discussed in this issue:
• Brent Saunders, MBA ’96, J.D. ’96, featured as CEO of a global pharmaceutical company
• Alum Dinesh R. Desai to receive Fox IT Award for Distinguished Alumni
• Executive doctoral student named by NJBIZ one of its Best 50 Women in Business for 2015

MIS ranks number 1 in the world for research (yet again!)

Discussed in this issue:
• The research output of the Temple University Fox School Management Information Systems (MIS) Department has been ranked No. 1 in the world.
• University-wide competition provides data visualization skills and prizes.
• NSF awards nearly $900,000 big data grant for trace data research.
• Alum Ron Riddell ’68 endows 100K scholarship.

Ram Mudambi to serve as program chair of upcoming Academy of International Business annual meeting

Discussed in this issue:
• Dr. Ram Mudambi, of Temple University’s Fox School of Business, has been elected Program Chair of the 2015 Academy of International Business (AIB) annual meeting.
• Global MBA climbs in national and international rankings.
• Fox School’s Dean Porat attends elite global forum in China.
• Temple CIBE at Fox is one of 17 elite centers nationally.

February 2015 – Research @ Fox

February 12, 2015 //

NSF awards Temple team nearly $900,000 big data grant to research user-generated trace data

Discussed in this issue:
• The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a research team from Temple University a three-year grant.
• Fox researchers use brain data to predict real-life success of TV ads.
• Fox School professor appointed to AOM research committee.
• Tyler student makes sense of big data, wins big at Temple Analytics Challenge.

February 2015 – Fox Update

February 12, 2015 //

Fox School alums receive $25,000 in seed money from DreamIt Ventures

Discussed in this issue:
• Fox School graduates Yasmine Mustafa and Ofo Ezeugwu have been chosen for inclusion in DreamIt Ventures’ recent round of accelerator programs.
• Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf appoints three Fox alums.
• Fox alumna steps into newly created position at Mount Sinai Health System.
• Alumna’s social activism leads her to Amnesty International USA.

RESEARCH @ FOX

December 17, 2014 //

Big Data Institute has big ambitions for Year 2

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Discussed in this issue:
• Big data, the new face of statistical and computational analysis.
• Big data is the collection of data sets so large that it is difficult to process them with traditional methods.
•  Fox School of Business creates the Big Data Institute

 

 

DECEMBER 2014 – ALUMNI

December 17, 2014 //

“Trailblazer” Ira Lubert honored as Musser Award recipient

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Discussed in this issue:
• Temple University’s Fox School of Business recognized Lubert as the recipient of the Musser Award for Excellence in Leadership.
• The Musser Awards dinner and reception gathered Philadelphia’s leading business executives under one roof.
•Temple University President Neil D. Theobald reflected upon Fox School’s prowess.

 

 

 

October 2014 – Fox Update

December 3, 2014 //

In City of Brotherly Love, Fox alumna prepares to open co-working space for her entrepreneurial sisters

 Fox Update October 2014

Discussed in this issue:
• Fox alumna Yasmine Mustafa driven by freedom
• Fox’s Global MBA leaps 20 places in The Economist’s global rankings
• EMBA alum Beth Duffy inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

Fox graduates third cohort of MAcc program

December 2014 - MIS Edition

Discussed in this issue:
• Training in analytics, IT value, and cyber-security are a hit with NBCUniversal
• New advisory council attracts national leaders in digital marketing
• Alums come back for career fair