U.S. donors offer more aid in hopes of equality

Smeal College of Business edition
Monday, July 7, 2014

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- U.S. donors offer more aid in hopes of equality
-- Smeal Executive MBA immersion provides insight into global business
-- Penn State Smeal MBA students work cross-functionally on social business project
-- Doctoral student, faculty member collaborate on subprime lending investigation
-- Penn State Executive Programs collaborates with Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
-- Alumna uses business logistics background to fill need in online marketplace
-- Lilien earns lifetime achievement award from American Marketing Association
-- Smeal alumna, personal finance expert releases third book
-- Smeal's Terrence Guay authors textbook on European business environment

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TOP STORIES:

U.S. donors offer more aid in hopes of equality
In a forthcoming Journal of Consumer Research article, Penn State Smeal College of Business' Karen Winterich, assistant professor of marketing, and coauthor Yinlong Zhang of the University of Texas-San Antonio find that people who live in countries that promote equality in power and wealth are more likely to open their wallets for philanthropic causes than their counterparts in countries that expect and accept inequality.

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Smeal Executive MBA immersion provides insight into global business
Earlier this year, second-year students in the Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program traveled to Prague for a weeklong immersion into the business environment and culture of the Czech Republic.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/jKyZmvRH
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Penn State Smeal MBA students work cross-functionally on social business project
A team of Penn State Smeal MBA students spent their final semester in the program working with entrepreneur Sisay Shimelis on an aspect of his ambitious project to improve the quality of life for Ethiopians.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/6F4DYnrW
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Doctoral student, faculty member collaborate on subprime lending investigation
A recent article, appearing in the Journal of Urban Economics, authored by Penn State faculty member Brent Ambrose, Smeal Professor of Risk Management in the Smeal College of Business, and former doctoral student Moussa Diop examines the effects of subprime mortgage lending on the multifamily renting market. They found that subprime lending had a significant effect on rental defaults, which affected rental rates and property valuations.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/1HFT4XCT
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Penn State Executive Programs collaborates with Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Executive Programs in the Smeal College of Business, in partnership with the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, has developed a weeklong program to provide strategic leadership and management acumen to academic medical center professionals.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/QW693LLm
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Alumna uses business logistics background to fill need in online marketplace
While Karla Trotman, Class of 1998, was a business logistics major — a precursor to today's supply chain and information systems major — in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, she took an independent study course examining how growing use of the Internet might change consumer behavior in the coming years.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/sgkPL9tR
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Lilien earns lifetime achievement award from American Marketing Association
Gary L. Lilien, distinguished research professor of management science at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has earned the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Interorganizational Special Interest Group (IOSIG) for his more than 40 years of high-level scholarship in business-to-business marketing.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/PytLWTFW
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Smeal alumna, personal finance expert releases third book
Penn State Smeal College of Business alumna Farnoosh Torabi, Class of 2002, has released her third book, "When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women."

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/yhNDcpw1
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Smeal's Terrence Guay authors textbook on European business environment
Cambridge University Press has just released a new textbook, The Business Environment of Europe, written by Penn State Smeal College of Business' Terrence R. Guay, clinical professor of international business.

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