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Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Researchers found that networking pays off for chief financial officers’ ability to negotiate more favorable terms in corporate borrowing.

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Alumnus Publishes Book on How to Retire Early

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Alumnus Blake White has published a book, How to Retire Early: The Common Person's Guide, which explains personal finance and how to use it to reach the goal of early retirement.

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Four Selected for Open Educational Resources Awards

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The University Libraries and Global Campus will award incentives to Cash Acrey, Jim Gigantino, Justin Hunter and Matthew Mihalka to adopt, adapt or create open educational resources.

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New Century Capital Management CEO Leads 'Trading University' at Walton College

Monday, May 07, 2018

Jim Porter, chief executive officer of New Century Capital Management in Chicago and a U of A alumnus, recently led the first "Trading University" at the Walton College of Business.

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Walton College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty

Friday, April 06, 2018

Tomas Jandik, a finance professor and the Dillard's Chair in Corporate Finance, has been recognized with the Outstanding All-Around Faculty Award for 2017-18 by Walton College.

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Walton Team Takes First in Graduate Growth Category of Global Asset Management Education

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

A team from the Shollmier Fund and the Portfolio Management Class won first in the Graduate Growth category of the world's largest student-managed investment fund competition.

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U of A Team Takes First Place at Regional Competition

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Mia Norton, Emma Ehlers and Kristin Birkoff won first place in the "Launching into the Next Century" category and will compete at the National Beta Alpha Psi meeting in August.

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Researchers Ask Why Some Private Equity Firms Add Jobs After Buyouts

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Researchers found that increases for politically-connected private equity firms were most common in swing states and in election years. 

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Walton College Team Takes First in Graduate Value Portfolio Competition

Friday, April 07, 2017

Walton College's Shollmier Fund and Portfolio Management Class combined team took first place in the Graduate Value Portfolio category at the G.A.M.E. VII international student managed investment fund competition.

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