Allison Barksdale On Finding & Cultivating Executive Presence
On a brisk, fall morning, 30 crisply-dressed Fox School of Business graduates and friends gathered for a Breakfast With Fox & TWN event on the topic of executive presence, at Temple University Center City. Over breakfast, Allison Francis Barksdale, EMBA ’00, CEO of RISE Leadership and a member of Temple Women’s Network (TWN), presented Executive […]
Temple University’s Fox School of Business to Receive Gift From Charles Schwab Foundation in Partnership with Schwab Advisor Services
In partnership with Schwab Advisor Services, Charles Schwab Foundation has committed $352,000 to Temple University’s Fox School of Business to support the School’s financial planning program. Launched in Fall 2015, the Fox financial planning program has been one of the school’s fastest growing undergraduate degrees, with more than 300 registered students since the program’s launch, […]
Why More Surgeons and Health Professionals Are Pursuing MBAs
In an evolving healthcare industry, prominent surgeons are choosing to pursue graduate business education—a trend that continues to grow nationally. (Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in the Spring 2015 edition of Fox Focus, the school’s alumni magazine.) It’s 4:30 a.m., and Alexander Vaccaro reaches for his alarm clock. Soon after, he’s […]
How honeygrow Uses Virtual Reality to Train New Employees
I’m sitting in the middle of the dining area at the Temple University Main Campus location of honeygrow—the health-forward, fast-casual, customizable salad and stir-fry restaurant—strapped into a Google Daydream VR headset. In reality, I’m swiveling wildly and waving my arms like a lunatic. In virtual reality, I’m moving ingredients around—a cartoon chicken, an oinking pig, […]
The Amazing Adventure of Transforming a Comic Book Shop into a University
When Ariell Johnson, BBA ’05, was a kid growing up in Baltimore in the 1980s she cut comics out of newspapers, glued them to construction paper, and tried to sell them. Back then, there was no way of knowing she’d one day open a comic book shop, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, in Philadelphia. Or that […]
Meet the Fox School Class of 2021
The talented, diverse, and driven Class of 2021 at the Fox School of Business are poised to become the next generation of innovators and business disruptors. They arrive highly-accomplished and are excited to hone their skills with the help of our top-tier faculty, market-driven curriculum, and professional development opportunities. In fall 2017, the Fox School […]
Women Discuss the Golden Age of Entrepreneurship
Imagine being thankful your husband allowed you to attend a business meeting. Many of you probably rolled your eyes, but this used to be a common occurrence. While we’ve come a long way, we still have far to go to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce. The good news is many women are creating their […]
Industries of the Future – Fox School Alumni Sound Off
Eleven alumni leaders share insights on how technology is shaking up today’s major industries and constantly reshaping business possibility. You can’t open a magazine, a newspaper, or Twitter now without encountering a story about the rise of artificial intelligence and how this will impact businesses and economies around the world. Will the robots displace workers, […]
Study: Smart technology – and not body cameras – more likely to reduce use of lethal force by police
The researchers found that the use of analytics and smartphones to access intelligence, like criminal history reports, reduced instances of lethal force by police, while wearable video cameras were linked to increases in shooting deaths of civilians by police.
Fox School undergraduates take first place in national risk-management case competition
The students won the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge, a three-month case study from a major company – iconic toymaker, LEGO.
Father, son graduate together in Fox School’s commencement ceremony
Walter Douglass and his son, Keith, took different routes to the Fox School of Business. But at commencement, they walked together.
Gerard H. Sweeney to receive 20th annual Musser Award for Excellence in Leadership
Sweeney was honored at the 20th annual Musser Award reception and dinner, held Nov. 17 in Mitten Hall, on Temple University’s Main Campus.
Temple entrepreneurs make their pitch to appear on “Shark Tank”
The Fox School of Business hosted casting associates from the hit ABC show, which features self-made millionaires who award mentorship and financial support to budding entrepreneurs in exchange for equity stake in their businesses.
MB Sarkar, distinguished Fox School professor, passes away
Dr. Mitrabarun “MB” Sarkar, a renowned educator and researcher at Temple University’s Fox School of Business whose pedagogical work garnered national, international, and university awards, died June 7, 2016. He was 54.