Think Globally, Act Locally
Bauer College Brings Diverse Worldview to Community
Alongside co-authors, Bauer College Professor Leanne Atwater has constructed what may be the first academic study designed to determine what men and women believe will happen in the wake of the cultural watershed that is #MeToo. With Video.
As a child, Rachel Kuruvila’s world was small. But in the summer, family trips to India would ultimately fuel her desire to study and work in diverse locations across the globe.
Making the decision to pursue a graduate degree can open the door to new personal and professional opportunities. And for students in Bauer College’s Executive MBA program, the decision also comes with the chance to add a few stamps in their passports.
Global Game Changer
Mahek Hooda, who graduated from Bauer College in May and is now working as a global supply chain planner for Microsoft's Xbox line, retraces her steps from her childhood in Kenya to double-majoring and serving in leadership roles while in college. She said she wanted to take advantage of all the opportunities available to up her game.
A peek into a Bauer College classroom often offers a glimpse into the rich diversity of culture and ideas from across the world. Students (and faculty) represent a range of countries and backgrounds, bringing to campus their unique perspectives and illustrating the world of global business that awaits after graduation.
Featured Video: Unintended Consequences of the #MeToo Movement
Bauer College Management Professor Leanne Atwater, along with Allison Tringale (Loras College), Rachel Sturm (Wright State), Scott Taylor (Babson College) and Phil Braddy (Center for Creative Leadership), have taken the conversation a step further, constructing two surveys that ask men and women how they believe things will change at work in the wake of the cultural watershed that is #MeToo. Read the story →
Head of the Class
The 11 new faculty members who joined the college have specialties that include digital marketing, stock market, sales and more.
Art Smith, who chaired a globalization committee as a member of the NYMEX Board of Governors, teaches energy trading and analysis for Bauer College.
Breaking Global Ground
Decision & Information Sciences faculty Robert Bregman, Xiaosong (David) Peng and Wynne Chin study ethical concerns. With Video.
A New Perspective
Leiser Silva has taught Management Information Systems courses at Bauer College since 2002 and plans to focus on course delivery and innovation in graduate programs.
Sealing the Deal
C. T. Bauer Chair in Marketing Michael Ahearne examines some of the most common barriers to success when salespeople attempt to bring innovative products into the marketplace.
Across the Pond
Best friends Mike Morgan and David Waters have a lot in common. But this spring, they found one dissimilarity.
Thomas J. George, who joined the UH faculty in 2002 and most recently served as Bauer College’s senior associate dean for faculty affairs, is serving as interim dean for the college.
The Care & Feeding of Your Young Employee
Bauer College Assistant Dean for Career Services Jamie Belinne has gathered data on young people in the workforce and their managers, finding key, impactful differences among the generations. With Video.
Top of the List
The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE) at Bauer College has once again been named one of the best academic programs for business creation and innovation education in the nation.
Leading Global Energy
As the energy industry is reinventing itself amid disruptors that include advancements in renewable energy technology, digitalization and more, GEMI is also evolving to better serve a new generation of students and a professional landscape in transition.
Bauer College has joined the conversation with #WorkingWisdom, a podcast that focuses on work, life and everything in between.
When a job offer fell through, Cougar Investment Fund alumnus Viral Mehta used the considerable networking skills he gained at Bauer to find another position.
Now based in Los Angeles, Ralph and Michelle Degala are using what they learned in business school to integrate corporate careers with burgeoning roles as social media influencers. With Video.
Risk & Reward
As the daughter of immigrant parents, Bauer College alumna Anais Babajanian (BBA ’13, MSACCY ’14) attributes the professional success she’s achieved at a young age to how she was raised.
Gratitude in Action
Jim Stover (BBA ’72) didn’t start college until he was 24. But once he got to the University of Houston, he seemed to be on a path to make up for lost time.
Alongside his wife Jill, Bauer College alumnus Mike Hainkel supports UH students through merit scholarships and hosting alumni events in the Los Angeles area.
The King of Giving Back
As a National Merit Scholar, John King got a full ride at the University of Houston, and he now feels it his duty to give back.
IN EVERY ISSUE
LETTER FROM THE DEAN
We often compare Bauer College to the City of Houston — a reflection of the diverse, international community of the city can be seen in our classrooms, alumni gatherings and board meetings.
For many, this is a season full of travel — hopping on a plane to visit family across the globe for the holidays, taking a well-earned vacation to a bucket list destination to close out the year or surprising the kids with a theme park trip for the first time.
LATEST FACULTY RESEARCH
In this issue, we highlight research and recognition in the fields of decision & information sciences, marketing, accounting, management and entrepreneurship.
See a collection of curated photos of the Bauer community participating in some of the Fall 2018 semester's biggest events.
Full lists of Bauer College's advisory board members.
Dean's Leadership Founders, Patrons and Associates.