Making Time Matter

Bauer Researcher Explores Meaning, Mood & Mindfulness

Making Time Matter

Bauer Researcher Explores Meaning, Mood & Mindfulness



Bauer Marketing Student Brings Business
to the Race Track

Like many Houstonians, Justin Hutto spends a fair amount of time behind the wheel. (With video.)


Bauer Alumna Works with Community Crowdfunding Company

Rani Ramchandani

For most of her 26 years, even before she discovered the term for it, Rani Ramchandani (BBA ’14) has been on a path of "continuous improvement."


Charles T. "Ted" Bauer Legacy Lives Through the C. T. Bauer Foundation

Charles T. Bauer

Charles T. “Ted” Bauer was a visionary in every sense of the word. His legacy is firmly placed in the college that bears his name, the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.


Energy Earthquakes

Bauer Researcher Studies Innovation in Energy Industry

Praveen Kumar

Bauer College Professor Praveen Kumar examines the impact of innovation on everything from stock returns to the world economy.

Paul A. Pavlou Named Bauer Dean

New Dean is Prominent Researcher, Expert on Data Analytics and Digital Strategy

Paul A. Pavlou, a prominent researcher and expert on data analytics and digital business strategy, has been named the next Dean and Cullen Distinguished Chair of the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, UH Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Paula Myrick Short announced this spring.

Research for the Real World

Bauer Faculty Research Explores Strategies for Industries in Transition

Bauer Faculty

Gone are the days of a one-size-fits-all approach to business school. Bauer College faculty are deeply committed to research with powerful applications.


Featured Video: Driving Change

Bauer marketing student Justin Hutto brings business to the race track. Read the story →


Dreams Do Come True

Marketing Senior Shares Insights from Disney Internship Experience

The Disney College Program is so much more than your everyday internship, and not just because of the company’s name. It truly is a program, so Disney breaks it down into three main elements: living, learning and earning.

Legacy of Love

Bauer Senior Approaches Graduation, World of Possibilities

Michala Padgett

Michala Padgett is approaching graduation with a full résumé of academic and extracurricular successes and plans, but she has her sights set even higher.

Man With a Plan

MS Candidate Devoda Owens Discovered Future in Finance

Devoda Owens

After a fumbled football career, Devoda Owens (BBA ’18) says his plan for the future snapped into place while serving in the army. While in Iraq, he had a wakeup call and decided to get serious about his education.

True Character

Bauer MBA Student Finds Success After Troubling Childhood

Geoffrey Bean

When you first meet Bauer MBA student Geoffrey Bean, you encounter what he calls “the finished product.” But scratch beneath this well-groomed surface and you’ll see a man who has had more than a few challenges along the way.


Prime Opportunity

Bauer Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship
Launches Amazon Seller Course

Prime Opportunity

Entrepreneurs can’t overestimate the importance of finding a way to differentiate products they sell through Amazon, the vast online marketplace that grows by more than one million products each day.

Bauer Launches Two New MS Programs

Graduate Offerings Include STEM-certified Business Analytics Program, Fully Online Management & Leadership Degree

Bauer College is now accepting applications for two new graduate programs launching this fall — a STEM-designated Master of Science degree in Business Analytics and the college’s first fully online degree, the Master of Science in Management and Leadership.


The Art of Influence

Alumnus Connects Influencers,
Brands With New Agency

Eric Beydoun

Serial entrepreneur Eric Beydoun (BBA ‘14) launched Eko Studios in 2018 with the goal of bolstering awareness of influencer marketing in Houston.

By The Numbers

Bauer MBA Alumna Finds Career
Success in Data Analytics

By the Numbers

Bertha Ciliberto is part of an emerging group of young professionals making a career of a discipline that is rapidly becoming one of the most critical areas of focus for both industry and academia — data science.

Digital Purpose

From Social Media to Social Impact, Bauer Alumna CEO Counts Mentors, Not Likes

Jessica Bolaños Vanegas

The fun part about being a social entrepreneur is that when you live your life true to your fullest purpose, on the clock or off the clock — everything else falls into place.

Sink or Swim

Amid Downturn, Bauer Alumnus Finds Ways to
Grow his Offshore Construction Company

Trevor Davis

Trevor Davis (EMBA ’13) started his Texas career as an $8-an-hour commercial diver working the oil rigs of the Gulf of Mexico. Around the time he got his Bauer MBA, he launched Hydra Offshore Construction, a Houston-based company that supports the oil and gas industry.

Spark of Delight

Bauer Alumnus Uses Marketing & Design Skills
for Community Engagement

Gibson Hall

Gibson Hall, who earned a certificate from Bauer College's Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, is the driving force behind the website for the Houston Mini-Mural Project, a public art installation throughout the city.


Diversifying the Boardroom

Bauer College Donor Reflects on Mentorship, Service

Karen Pitts

Link Staffing Services Co-founder and CEO Karen Pitts has built a staffing empire, while focusing on empowering women in business and leadership roles.



Paul A. Pavlou

Paul A. Pavlou

I see great potential to develop and implement a distinctive bold vision for the Bauer College to achieve local preeminence, national reputation, and global visibility.


Jessica Navarro

Executive Director of Communications: Jessica Navarro

This issue of Inside Bauer focuses on how business schools are evolving to address a broader and deeper base of students, a more complex and connected world, and industries that are adapting to meet similar challenges.


Thought Leadership Highlights

Faculty Research

In this issue, we highlight research and recognition in the fields of finance, marketing, accounting and management.


Pride & Action

Student Events

See a collection of curated photos of the Bauer community participating in some of the Spring 2019 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.

Online Learning – MSML

Spring 2020 Application Deadline
Nov. 1, 2019 – Domestic | Oct. 1, 2019 – International
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Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)




Amanda Sebesta (MA ’19)


Kaelyn Williams


Justin Carrier
Allison Cortez


Nicki Evans
Anallely Hernandez
Chase Pedigo
Brandon Washington


Jessica Bolaños-Vanegas (BBA ’13)
Julie Bonnin
Wendell Brock
Camille Corales (BBA '17)
Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)
Sobouh Rahimi
Hava Schultz
Amanda Sebesta (MA ’19)


Brandon Moeller (BA ’03)
Marla Molony


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