Think Globally, Act Locally

Bauer College Brings Diverse Worldview to Community


Leanne Atwater

Bauer College Professor Researched Movement's Unintended Consequences

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.

Explore More

Bauer Senior Shares How Global Experiences
Shaped Her Future

Rachel Kuruvilla

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.

Open Doors

Bauer Executive MBA Alumni Share Unforgettable International Business Residency Memories

Open Doors

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

From Kenya to Microsoft, Bauer Alumna Reflects on International Journey

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.


Bauer College Alumni Share International
Assignment Experiences


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

Practitioners, Researchers Join Bauer College Faculty Ranks

Head of the Class

The 11 new faculty members who joined the college have specialties that include digital marketing, stock market, sales and more.

Future Focus

Bauer Executive Professor Lends Experience to Global Energy Sources

Executive Professor Art Smith

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

Bauer Researchers Examine Ethical Concerns & Buying Intentions

Associate Professor Robert Bregman

Decision & Information Sciences faculty Robert Bregman, Xiaosong (David) Peng and Wynne Chin study ethical concerns. With Video.

A New Perspective

Bauer College Names Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Programs

Associate Dean Leiser Silva

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

Bauer Researcher Sheds Light on Sales Education Best Practices Worldwide

Michael Ahearne

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

Bauer Honors Students Spend Semester Abroad in United Kingdom

Mike Morgan and David Waters

Best friends Mike Morgan and David Waters have a lot in common. But this spring, they found one dissimilarity.


Leadership Transition

Provost Appoints Tom George as
Bauer College Interim Dean

Interim Dean & Bauer Professor of Finance Tom George

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 Assistant Dean Shares Research
on Gen Z in the Workforce

Assitant Dean Jamie Belinne

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

Wolff Center Ranks No. 2 in U.S.
for Entrepreneurship

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

Gutierrez Energy Management Institute Focuses on Transition

Greg Bean

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.

Working Wisdom

Bauer Podcast Series Highlights Topical Business Perspectives

Working Wisdom Podcast

Bauer College has joined the conversation with #WorkingWisdom, a podcast that focuses on work, life and everything in between.


Close Call

Bauer Cougar Fund Alumnus Overcomes Odds & Tragedy

Viral Mehta

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.


Bauer Alumni (And Married Couple) Follow Their Creative Dreams


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

Bauer Alumna Disrupts Insurance Industry with New Perspective

Anais Babajanian

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

A Tribute to Jim Stover, Bauer Alumnus & Philanthropist

Jim and Judy Stover

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.

Alumni Spotlight

Alumnus Leads Tax Department for Lions Gate Entertainment

Michael Hainkel

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

For Ernst & Young Partner, Bauer College Remains Top Priority

John L. King

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.



Thomas J. George

Thomas J. George - Interim Dean and Professor of Finance

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.


Jessica Navarro

Executive Director of Communications: Jessica Navarro

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.


Thought Leadership Highlights

Faculty Research

In this issue, we highlight research and recognition in the fields of decision & information sciences, marketing, accounting, management and entrepreneurship.


Getting Involved

Student Event

See a collection of curated photos of the Bauer community participating in some of the Fall 2018 semester's biggest events.


Meet Our Leadership

Bauer College Advisory Boards

Full lists of Bauer College's advisory board members.


Thank You for Your Support

Board Room

Dean's Leadership Founders, Patrons and Associates.


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Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)


Amanda Sebesta (MA ’18)


Kaelyn Williams


Nicki Evans
Brandon Washington


Jamie Belinne
Julie Bonnin
Wendell Brock
Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)
Amanda Sebesta (MA ’18)


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Brandon Moeller (BA ’03)
Marla Molony


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