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August 2014

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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 […]



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, […]



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

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