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Bauer Alumni Provide Lens on What's Next

Future Focused: Bauer Alumni Provide Lens on What's Next

The Future is Our Business

Bauer alumni provide lens on what's next


Work Life Imbalance

A Conversation with Bauer Researchers on Workplace Inequality

Photo: Derek Avery and Enrica Ruggs

Bauer College Professor Derek Avery and Associate Professor Enrica Ruggs, leaders in industrial-organizational (IO) psychology, recently shared strategies for embedding diversity and inclusion in an ever-evolving workplace.

Disrupt Everything

Bauer Entrepreneurship Undergrad Thrives in Chaos

Photo: Keely McEnery

Bauer College entrepreneurship student Keely McEnery left her hometown of Chicago to join the college’s Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, ranked the top undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the United States.

Business Blooms

Bauer MBA Alumna Shares Personal Triumphs through Cancer

Photo: Thalia Jaguande

Bauer College alumna Thalia Jaguande (MBA ‘19) recently celebrated a successful first year in business for Isidora Flower & Gift Shop.

Still in Demand

Bauer Career Expert Assesses the New Hiring Landscape

Photo of students walking out of the College Business Building

Associate Dean for Career and Industry Engagement Jamie Belinne weighs in on how Bauer students are prepared to face future crises in the business world.


Scholarly Superstar

Bauer Professor Earns University’s Highest Faculty Honor

Photo: Wynne Chin

Wynne Chin, C. T. Bauer Professor of Decision and Information Sciences, was presented with the University of Houston’s highest faculty honor, the Esther Farfel Award, in 2022. The award recognizes excellence in teaching, research and service.

Designing for All

Bauer Professor Focuses on Addressing Diverse Marketplace Needs

Photo: Vanessa Patrick

Bauer Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean of Research Vanessa Patrick is among those leading the conversation on the need for organizations to broaden their lens to address diverse marketplace needs.

A Motivating Factor

Bauer Lecturer Invests in the Future of Students

Photo: Keith Rassin

Serial entrepreneur Keith Rassin brings his real experiences to the classroom as a lecturer for the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship.


Up for the Challenge

Recent Bauer Graduate Describes Global Service Experience

Photo: Gabrielle Le

As a Bauer College student, Gabrielle Le (BBA ‘22) has been able to make a difference globally.

Born Leader

Bauer Undergraduate Gains Governmental Experience in Washington, D.C.

Photo: Yash Dhanji

After landing an internship in Washington, D.C., Bauer student Yash Dhanji is headed back to the nation’s capital as one of six participants selected for the Bauer in D.C. Fellowship Program.

Launch Pad

Bauer Finance Senior Impresses with Apple Internship

Photo: Faith Ogbah

Finance senior Faith Ogbah propelled her prospects after graduation by securing an internship with Apple.

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Sprinting to Success

Bauer Mini-MBAs Give Business Professionals a Boost

Photo: Businessman on Track

Business professionals from the Houston area and beyond can sprint to career success with a new and burgeoning program at the C. T. Bauer College of Business.

Online Overhaul

Bauer College Launches Redesign Website Focusing on Modern Look, Navigation

Photo: Laptop with Bauer website on screen

Emphasizing overall design enhancements, a more modern look and refined navigation, the Bauer College launched a redesigned website to create an improved user experience.

Life Changing Work

$4 Million Dakri Gift Supports Center for Economic Inclusion

Photo: The Dakri family

The Dakri family has pledged $4 million to support the University of Houston’s new Center for Economic Inclusion (CEI) in the C. T. Bauer College of Business.

Determined to Succeed

Sanchez Family Pledges $3 Million to Program for Excellence in Selling

Bauer student in PES jacket

The A.R. “Tony” and Maria J. Sanchez Family Foundation donated a $3 million gift to establish the A.R. “Tony” and Maria J. Sanchez Program for Excellence in Selling.

Entrepreneurship FOUR The Future

UH Entrepreneurship Program Ranks No. 1 in Nation for Fourth Consecutive Year

Photo: WCE

The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship in the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston has been named the No. 1 undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the United States for the fourth consecutive year – the longest streak in the program’s history.

A Reason to Celebrate

Bauer College Celebrates Year of Milestone Anniversaries


Bauer College adopted “The Future is Our Business,” as its commitment and tagline in 2022, but the year also marks several historic landmarks in the life of the college and its programs.


Living the Dream

Bauer MBA Alumnus Excels On and Off the Court

Photo: Omar Eldiraoui

Bauer MBA alumnus and immigrant Omar Eldiraoui (MBA ‘22) learned English as a child by playing basketball, and now, he’s sharing his experiences on and off the court with Houston-area youth as a coach for TXD Basketball Academy

Paint the Town

Bauer MBA Alumna Explores Houston as Map & Mural Artist

Photo: Kimberly Gillespie

The Bauer College MBA program was vital for alumna Kimberly Gillespie (MBA ‘18) to develop the business acumen to launch her own mural and map design business.

Leaders on Board

Bauer College Board Welcomes New Members to Advisory Group

Photo: Buaer Buidling Lobby

Bauer College recently announced four new members and two student representatives for the Bauer College Board, bolstering a group of leading business executives, entrepreneurs and strategists that strengthen the college’s connection to industry.


Letter from the Dean

Paul A. Pavlou

Paul A. Pavlou

Three years ago, we launched a bold Strategic Plan for Bauer College that outlined our vision for the business school of the future, and now, I can say with certainty that this vision is transforming into reality — Bauer College is shaping the business world of tomorrow, today.

Editor's Letter

Jessica Navarro

Executive Director of Communications: Jessica Navarro

The theme of this issue of Inside Bauer focuses on the future — “The Future Is Our Business,” after all! — specifically the career landscape that has taken shape as we’ve emerged from the pandemic.

Latest Faculty Research

Thought Leadership Highlights

Faculty Research

UH Bauer faculty are among the most highly productive faculty of any business school in the world, publishing numerous articles in leading academic journals and books as well as holding editorial board positions.

Semester Events

Opportunities Abound

Photo: Semester Events

See a collection of curated photos of the Bauer community participating in some of the Fall 2022 semester's biggest events.

Advisory Boards

Meet Our Leadership

Bauer College Advisory Boards

Full lists of Bauer College's advisory board members.

Donor Recognition

Thank You for Your Support

Board Room

Dean's Leadership Founders, Patrons and Associates.



Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)


Amanda Sebesta (MA ’19)



Josie Pham


Noah Dawlearn
Nicki Evans
Charles Propst (BA ’10)


Noah Dawlearn
Charles Propst (BA ’10)


Jamie Belinne
Julie Bonnin
Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)
Amanda Sebesta (MA ’19)
Chris Stipes


Brandon Moeller (BA ’03)
Marla Molony


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