University of Pittsburgh

September 2013 Alumni Newsletter

Upcoming Events

  • September 27: September 27: Pitt Business Alumni Gathering in Philadelphia
  • September 28: September 28: Oktoberfest EMBA Recruiting and Alumni Networking Event
  • October 14: October 12-14: Pitt Business Homecoming Events 2017
  • October 24: October 24: Pitt Business Dinner in Houston
  • October 27: October 27: KGSB Japan Alumni Networking Reception and Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan
  • November 3: November 3: Supply Chain Management Symposium- The Evolving Responsiveness Cost Frontier
  • Pitt Business News:

    Pitt Black MBA Network is Thriving

    The Pitt Black MBA Network is expanding its programs to support diversity students at the Katz Graduate School of Business. The group travels with Katz students to national recruiting conferences and is also expanding its scholarship fund, mentoring programs, and recruiting programs.

    Remembering Distinguished Service Professor Bob Perloff

    In his blog, Dean John T. Delaney pays tribute to legendary professor Bob Perloff, a pioneer in consumer psychology and distinguished member of the school faculty.

    Bellet-Brackenridge Fellow Studies Chinese Telecom Firm

    This past summer, Anne Bohlander completed a prestigious Bellett-Brackenridge Summer Research Fellowship through the University of Pittsburgh Honors College. Her project: an analysis of the Chinese telecommunications giant, Huawei Technologies.

    2013 Pitt Homecoming Weekend Details

    Pitt will celebrate 2013 Homecoming Weekend on September 27-28. Save the date for several Pitt Business alumni reunion events, including our football game day tailgate, alumni mixer at Mario's Eastside Saloon, and the 51+ Luncheon.

    Do Insider Trading Laws Increase Executive Pay?

    Financial economists have long struggled to explain why executive pay is so much higher in some countries, like the United States, than others. Faculty member Dave Denis explores the link between insider trading laws and compensation levels.

    Attend a Fall 2013 Pittsburgh Alumni Dinner

    Alumni based in Western Pennsylvania are invited to attend an upcoming networking dinner focused on the industry in which they work. View upcoming alumni dinner series dates and industry topics

    Visit the Faculty Expert Blog

    Our professors give their sharp commentary on important national news stories and business trends. Visit the blog for insights on issues in marketing, human resources, information technology, finance, and more.

    Want to be Featured in an Alumni Article?

    Find out how you could be highlighted in an upcoming Pitt Business news article. The marketing department is always eager to connect with new alumni to profile.

    Shop the Katz Online Store

    Show your school pride and support future students by purchasing authentic Katz Graduate School of Business clothing online. Merchandise proceeds support the Student Resource Fund.

    Join the Katz LinkedIn Page

    The official LinkedIn page of the Katz Graduate School of Business is another way to stay connected with the school, fellow alumni, and faculty and staff. Please consider joining the page if you haven't already.