Personal attention to each student, a willingness to tailor lessons to all learning styles, and a dedication to self-improvement in the classroom are traits that earned Associate Professor of Finance Paige Fields recent recognition as the recipient of the Academy of Finance 2010 Teaching Excellence Award. This is the only international teaching award available in the discipline of finance.
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Mays faculty members discuss the impact of the recently signed Credit Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, which will limit or change the way credit card companies do business starting in February 2010.
What’s at the root of our country’s economic woes? A lack of integrity, says Michael C. Jensen, emeritus professor of business administration at Harvard University. Jensen recently presented his theories about integrity and finance to an audience of faculty and staff at Mays Business School.
A think tank comprised of faculty members from Mays Business School recently addressed a gathering of 160 Houston-area business people on the current economic crisis. “This is the first of what I hope will be many venues we will use to bring our faculty and their expertise to touch our former students,” said Dean Jerry Strawser. The panel featured eight speakers with different areas of financial expertise addressing the causes of the crisis, its scope, and potential solutions.
For a group of 24 upperclassmen at Mays Business School, the 2008 election was filled with more political dialogue than most, thanks to an innovative class taught by Management Professor Len Bierman called “Business Issues and the 2008 Presidential Election.” According to Bierman, the purpose of the once-weekly upper division class was to get students talking about issues they may not have considered when it comes to the intersection of money and politics.