The aftermath of natural disasters is catastrophic. Left behind are scarred landscapes, scraps of homes and businesses, and impoverished communities. How do people recover from unexpected destruction? Benjamin Collier, assistant professor for the Fox Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management analyzed recovery from a natural disaster. He focused on small and medium-sized businesses after […]
Risk is present everywhere, and it can threaten the operations of any organization, large or small. But how is it being managed … if at all? “That’s a critically important question that leaders everywhere need to be asking themselves,” said M. Michael Zuckerman, an associate professor of risk, insurance, and healthcare management at Temple University. […]
The Philadelphia Eagles are headed to the Super Bowl for the third time in franchise history. Experts from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) are available to discuss the following subjects relating to the Super Bowl: advertisements; city pride and team branding; consumer behavior; economic impact; […]
Americans are growing older—and their caretakers need to decide the best and most cost effective way to care for them. Since 2011, nearly 77 million baby boomers have become eligible for Medicare. For the elderly and those suffering from chronic diseases, home healthcare (HHC) is a convenient and cost-effective solution that avoids the necessity of […]
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, […]
Mitchell L. Morgan recalled driving along Broad Street more than 45 years ago. His future, he said, had as little direction as the car he was steering. “Higher education wasn’t for me, or so I thought,” Morgan said. “I wanted to go into the world. I wanted to start a business. I wanted to see […]
Temple University’s Fox School of Business has been recognized as one of the inaugural awardees of the International Insurance Society’s Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) designation.
Students and faculty from Temple University’s Fox School of Business are lacing up their running shoes to make a difference for a non-profit organization in Philadelphia. Runners who have registered for Philadelphia’s Broad Street Run on May 7 are welcome to join the Fox School’s team, led by professor Michael McCloskey. Interested runners can purchase […]
Dr. Laureen Regan, an Associate Dean and Associate Professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, died March 5. She was 52. Regan served in a variety of capacities during her 23-year tenure at the Fox School. Most recently, she was Associate Dean of Fox’s MBA Programs and its suite of Specialized Master’s Programs. She […]
The students won the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge, a three-month case study from a major company – iconic toymaker, LEGO.
Temple University’s Fox School of Business received a $250,000 grant from the Charles Schwab Foundation as part of Schwab Advisor Services’ efforts to support the Fox School’s financial planning programs. The grant enabled the construction of the Charles Schwab Financial Planning Training CenterTM in second-floor space in Alter Hall. The contribution also financed the purchase […]
Hundreds filled the two-tiered Grand Ballroom at Philadelphia’s Hyatt at the Bellevue for the Fox School of Business’ 28th Annual Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management Awards for Excellence Dinner. The gala, held April 13, helped pay tribute to the department’s current successes, as well as its rich tradition and rising national rank. Dr. […]
A team of students from Temple University’s Fox School of Business put together the pieces to win a national case competition. The students won the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge, a three-month case study from a major company – iconic toymaker, LEGO. The competition culminated with eight teams delivering presentations during the RIMS 2016 Annual Conference […]
The Fox School of Business will welcome nearly 250 juniors from Philadelphia-area high schools to Temple University for the 7th annual OWLympiad math competition, to be held May 9 at the Howard Gittis Student Center. Free to attend, OWLympiad offers cash prizes for 11th-graders who are exploring career possibilities in the actuarial science field. Actuaries […]
The Fox School of Business at Temple University will introduce new academic programs for the 2016-17 academic year. A Bachelor of Science program in Statistical Science and Data Analytics headlines the new offerings by the Fox School, and joins two undergraduate minors in Leadership and International Business Administration. At the graduate level, students can elect […]