The University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics Named To The Princeton Review's 2015 List, "Top 25 Online MBA Programs"
Some of the other schools that were featured on this list include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Indiana University, Arizona State University, University of Florida, Auburn University, and more.
The list is the first ranking of The Princeton Review's online MBA programs. The results are based on both surveys of administrators at the schools and of students enrolled in the schools' online MBAs.
Dr. Thomas McInish, professor of the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
and the holder of the Chair of Excellence, received the 2014 Outstanding Publication
Award honored by The Financial Review. Dr. McInish won this award for his article, "The Flash Crash: Trading Aggressiveness,
Liquidity Supply, and the Impact of Intermarket Sweep Orders." The article was coauthored
with Drs. James Upson, University of Texas at El Paso, and Dr. Robert A. Wood, Professor
Emeritus, University of Memphis..
Dr. Bill Smith, department chair of Economics, had his paper entitled “Changes in Risk in Strategic Interaction” published in the Journal of Mathematical Economics. His paper was coauthored with Diego Nocetti, a former FCBE doctorate student who is now at Clarkson University.
For the second consecutive year, Dr. Steven Jordan guided a team of FCBE students into the top five in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Investment Challenge. The team beat out Vanderbilt, University of Tennessee—Knoxville, and the University of Mississippi. FCBE will receive a performance bonus for the team's great efforts.
The students outperformed the challenge's S&P500 benchmark by 2.58 percent.
A team of four Fogelman College Supply Chain Management (SCM) students were named co-champions of the 2014 General Motors/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition that was held at GM's Corporate Headquarters in Detroit, MI this October. The winning FCBE team included undergraduate students, Aubin Christopher, Taylor Kriha, Caleb Lies, and Blake Mitchell. Drs. Shawn Jones and Ernie Nichols of the Marketing & Supply Chain Management Department served as the team's advisors.