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Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans
Researchers found that networking pays off for chief financial officers’ ability to negotiate more favorable terms in corporate borrowing.
Alumnus Publishes Book on How to Retire Early
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.
Four Selected for Open Educational Resources Awards
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.
The Path to Graduation: Six Student Success Stories
More than 4,400 U of A students are set to graduate and each has a unique story. Here are six examples.
New Century Capital Management CEO Leads 'Trading University' at Walton College
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.
Walton College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty
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.
Walton Team Takes First in Graduate Growth Category of Global Asset Management Education
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.
U of A Team Takes First Place at Regional Competition
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.
Researchers Ask Why Some Private Equity Firms Add Jobs After Buyouts
Researchers found that increases for politically-connected private equity firms were most common in swing states and in election years.
Walton College Team Takes First in Graduate Value Portfolio Competition
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.