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Why Companies Are Looking to Hire Liberal Arts Graduates

Why Companies Are Looking to Hire Liberal Arts Graduates

As increasing numbers of colleges and universities continue to produce more and more business majors, what makes a candidate stand out to employers amongst the competition? The answer: a liberal arts education. According to a 2013 survey published in Investopedia, comprised of presidents, vice presidents and various C-level executives: 93% of executives say, “demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems” is more important than a particular degree 80% of executives say that regardless of a student’s major,…

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Get More Out of Your Business Degree

Get More Out of Your Business Degree

Are you focusing on the wrong things when looking at business schools? Business administration continues to be the most popular undergraduate and masters degree in the United States… and for good reason: business education can open a number of high-paying job opportunities and gives students exposure to topics that span from accounting and finance to public speaking and leadership development. But before applying to a particular program, it’s important to ask yourself “How can this program set me apart from…

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A Carbonated Consolidation: What’s the Impact on North Texas?

A Carbonated Consolidation: What’s the Impact on North Texas?

Since its founding in 1885, Dr Pepper has long been an iconic Texas brand. Last month’s announcement that Keurig Green Mountain plans to acquire the state’s beloved soft drink came as a shock to North Texans. But many industry experts were not altogether surprised by the merger. Increased distribution channels and cost savings were cited as two major drivers behind the deal. Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Dallas, Scott Wysong, Ph.D, unpacks not only the financial benefits…

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Avoid These Password Pitfalls (Plus 5 Tips To Improve Your Internet Security)

Avoid These Password Pitfalls (Plus 5 Tips To Improve Your Internet Security)

Each year, SplashData releases their annual list of the 25 worst passwords in an effort to educate users about the importance of internet security. Despite cybersecurity making headlines almost daily, a majority of online users still have pretty bad password habits. For the third year in a row, “123456” and “password” topped the list of “Worst Passwords.” Other passwords making the list include “abc123,” “qwerty,” “flower,” “login” and “welcome.” If your password made the list, you’re not alone. Over 10…

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Library Collection Named for UD Professor

Library Collection Named for UD Professor

A Career Spanning Five Decades In the late 1950s, Professor Bruce Evans began an insurance career that has since spanned over five decades. Starting as a risks underwriter at Cigna Corp., Evans would eventually lead the reinsurance division for Transport Insurance Company as vice president. Concurrently, he went into consulting before finding his home at the University of Dallas just as the Graduate School of Management was being formed. “I heard that an MBA program had just been launched,” said Evans,…

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Graduate Students Invited to Leading Business Conference

Graduate Students Invited to Leading Business Conference

Acceptance to a Top-Tier Global Conference A few months ago, two first year doctoral candidates from the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business received news that their papers were accepted to the top international business conference in the world, the Academy of International Business. The accepted papers were “Cultural Diversity as a Competitive Tool,” written by P.T. Navendra and “Personality and Expatriate Job Performance: The Moderating Role of Expatriate Cross-Cultural Adjustment,” written by Odette Christie – both papers were…

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How Texas Instruments Prioritizes Ethics

How Texas Instruments Prioritizes Ethics

The Culture of Texas Instruments According to David Solomon, vice president and director of ethics at Texas Instruments, a respect for history is an important part of the TI culture. From its beginnings as an oil exploration company in the 1930s and throughout its evolution into a $13 billion dollar leader in the technology industry, ethics have also been an integral part of the company’s core values. “What we have behind us is a long history of doing the right…

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