Articles tagged ‘News’

Shankar, Ireland and Hitt among most highly cited researchers

By • June 30th, 2014 • Category: Faculty, Staff

Mays Business School professors Venkatesh Shankar, Duane Ireland and Mike Hitt have been recognized among the most frequently cited economics and business researchers. All three were selected as 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers. Inclusion on the list is based on having the most articles cited in the top 1 percent of their field between […]



Marketing department head holds first Blue Bell Creameries Chair in Business

By • June 26th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Mark Houston Mark B. Houston has joined Mays Business School’s Department of Marketing as department head, professor and the Blue Bell Creameries Chair in Business. Houston is the inaugural holder of the chair, which was created in 2009. Prior to joining Texas A&M University in 2014, Houston served on the faculties of TCU (chaired full […]



“What kind of country does this to itself?”

By • June 24th, 2014 • Category: Deanspeak

This was the question posed in a recent editorial in The Wall Street Journal commenting on United States tax policy.Within the past month, Medtronic agreed to acquire a rival medical-device manufacturer (Covidien) for $42.9 billion.



Startup Aggieland receives Research Valley Commercialization Rising Star Award

By • June 16th, 2014 • Category: Centers

Startup Aggieland was named the recipient of The Research Valley Commercialization Rising Star Award at the Bryan Rotary Newman 10 Business Performance Awards luncheon. Celebrating outstanding business innovation, the award is sponsored by The Research Valley Partnership to recognize an individual or group’s entrepreneurial spirit and introductory work in taking ideas to the marketplace. Startup […]



2014 Retail Sponsor Forum encourages collaborations

By • June 12th, 2014 • Category: Centers

When the Center for Retailing Studies at Mays Business School hosted the 2014 Retail Sponsor Forum on May 22, it moved to a new location: CITYCENTRE in Houston, where Mays offers Professional MBA and Executive MBA programs and various events. More than 30 attendees represented companies including H-E-B, Walgreens, Pizza Hut, Academy Sports + Outdoors, […]



@Mays Magazine 2014 Issue

By • June 11th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

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Business majors learn by exploring other countries

By • May 30th, 2014 • Category: Centers

Imagine you just spent the spring semester studying abroad in Spain or Australia, taking business courses and international electives while immersing yourself in the local sites, cuisine, language and culture. For 28 Mays Business School students, this recently happened. They spent the past spring semester at one of 34 partner schools located throughout Europe and […]



New CNVE director aims to grow entrepreneurship across Texas A&M

By • May 29th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Staff

Blake Petty, the former Assistant Vice President for Research at Texas A&M University, has been named the new director for the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at Mays Business School. As director, Blake assumes responsibility for Startup Aggieland along with the student accelerator’s oversight board and the full repertoire of programs at CNVE. […]



MBA Students Help Create A Day Camp for Children With Disabilities

By • May 21st, 2014 • Category: Students, Texas A&M

Fifteen MBA students teamed up with Camp LIFE to create and hold the first Camp LIFE Family Day Camp, which attracted 51 campers in April. The MBA student volunteers paired up with their campers and families to support and encourage each camper throughout the day. This year, family members also were invited to stay at […]



Freshman leader strives for the “American Dream”

By • May 8th, 2014 • Category: Texas A&M

Originally from Vietnam, freshman business management major Sammy Vu found her way to Aggieland. She decided to attend Texas A&M University on a full scholarship and said she knew she belonged after attending Fish Camp the summer before her freshman year. “The spirit of Texas A&M resonated with me,” said Vu. “I am a very […]