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September 2014

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UT, A&M, Rice Form NSF Hub to Move Ideas to Marketplace

By • September 1st, 2014 • Category: Centers, Mays Business

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin, Rice University and Texas A&M University have received a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to become a regional innovation hub that translates academic research into useful technologies with commercial applications. The NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program has designated three Texas tier-one […]



Nate Sharp receives
2014 Best Paper Award

By • August 28th, 2014 • Category: Faculty

Nate Sharp, an associate professor of Accounting and a Mays Research Fellow, has just been awarded the 2014 Best Paper Award for the journal Behavioral Research in Accounting. His paper, published in 2011 and titled “Reconciling archival and experimental research: Does internal audit contribution affect the external audit fee?” was chosen by the Accounting, Behavior […]



Davis gifts target Mays’ premier programs

By • August 28th, 2014 • Category: Departments, Donors Corner

A recent gift to support two high-priority programs will support Mays Business School students for years to come. A total of $550,000 has been provided to establish the Cathy and William W. Davis ’75 MBA Fellowship and the Cathy and William W. Davis ’75 Endowed Business Honors Scholarship Program. “In talking with the leadership at […]



Governor’s Small Business Forum a success

By • August 27th, 2014 • Category: Departments

The Memorial Student Center was brimming with small business owners and entrepreneurs attending the Governor’s Small Business Forum at Texas A&M on Aug. 15. Entrepreneurs from Houston to Dallas traveled to College Station to learn how to improve their business and network with one another at the day-long seminar hosted by Mays Business School’s Center […]



Professional MBA students gain insight into deaf culture, give back to Czech program

By • August 27th, 2014 • Category: Departments

The 45 members of the Professional MBA Program Class of 2015 at Mays Business School spread some Aggie spirit while gaining international experiences this summer. The class visited the Czech Republic for the one-week International Business Policy course, required to be taken abroad during the summer between the first and second years.



Accounting professor primes students for energy industry

By • August 12th, 2014 • Category: Departments

When Shannon Deer returned to Texas A&M University to teach after working for two years at a Big 4 accounting firm in Houston, she knew she wanted to arm her students with information that is practical and can place them in a good job. Her emphasis on the energy industry has provided both. Deer teaches […]



Duane Ireland leads Academy of Management

By • August 4th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Ireland Duane Ireland, a University Distinguished Professor and the Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership, recently concluded his service as president of the Academy of Management, the premier academic organization for management scholars. Ireland has served on more than a dozen task forces and committees within the academy and has made multiple presentations. As is […]



McEvoy gift supports Full-Time MBA students

By • August 4th, 2014 • Category: Donors Corner

Texas A&M University and its Full-Time MBA program are dear to the hearts of Kevin McEvoy and his wife Maria, so they wanted to assist students enrolled in the program. They committed a $300,000 gift to establish the Maria B. and Michael K. McEvoy ’79 MBA Fellowship fund at Mays Business School to support veterans […]



Excursion to Africa opens eyes of Mays Regents’ Scholars

By • August 4th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

A year ago, traveling to Africa was not even a distant dream for a group of Texas A&M University students. Most had had never flown across the state, much less internationally. Now they can claim they have been there and back. “The trip was just amazing,” recalls Aashraya Nakarmi, one of the students who went […]



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 […]