University of Pittsburgh

February 2013 Alumni Newsletter

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  • September 22: September 22: Pitt Business/Pitt Engineering Alumni Gathering in Troy, MI
  • September 27: September 27: Pitt Business Alumni Gathering in Philadelphia
  • October 14: October 12-14: Pitt Business Homecoming Events 2017
  • October 27: October 27: KGSB Japan Alumni Networking Reception and Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan
  • Pitt Business News:

    April 12: 49th Annual Business Alumni Association Awards

    The 49th Annual Business Alumni Association Awards are an opportunity to celebrate our distinguished alumni, while enjoying a night of good food, fellowship, and networking. Held at the University Club, the April 12 event is not one to be missed.

    WSJ: Does an 'A' in Ethics Have Any Value?

    The Wall Street Journal interviews Dean John T. Delaney about the role that business ethics education should play in b-schools. He asserts that a foundation in ethics is of paramount importance, despite the criticisms by some that the virtues are difficult to quantify.

    STUDY: Facebook Lowers Self-Control

    A new study by Professor Andrew T. Stephen finds that Facebook users exhibit less self-control in their lives offline, in behavior associated with higher credit card debt and bigger waist lines. The cause: inflated self-esteem that lowers their self-control.

    Student Projects Deliver ROI

    Clients including Westinghouse Electric Company, Siemens VAI Group, and MSA Corporation all entrust Katz students with big problems facing their companies. It's the students' jobs as consultants to deliver actionable solutions.

    Dean's Blog: Remembering Wilma's Leadership Lessons

    For years, Wilma Tabisz, executive assistant to the dean, brightened the office with her cheerful, enterprising nature. Sadly, she unexpectedly passed away on January 12. Dean John T. Delaney reflects on four qualities Wilma possessed that made her special.

    Career Management Seeking More Alumni Involvement

    A highly engaged and active alumni community is critical to the continued prosperity of the Katz Graduate School of Business. The Career Management Center has made increasing alumni involvement a priority in 2013.

    Alumni Corner: The Right Fit at Lucky Brand

    The fingerprints of Brant Hawk are on the latest designs of Lucky Brand clothing. The CBA graduate lives in Los Angeles, where he uses his business expertise to author the fashions of today and tomorrow.