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Alumnus Scott Shaffstall ’08 awarded ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders’ MBA scholarship

July 26, 2012 by | Graduate & MBA

Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics announced the winner for the 3rd annual “Tomorrow’s Leaders” Scholarship Program in June. Scott Shaffstall will receive $62,500 toward Chapman’s Flex MBA Program. Shaffstall, a 2008 graduate of Chapman University with a B.A. degree in English/journalism and a minor in history, is the regional manager of the

Watch Henrik Fisker’s TEDx Talk: New Isn’t Easy

July 20, 2012 by | Events

In his TEDxChapmanU talk, Henrik asks “What if?” and challenges the audience to take risks to keep their passions alive. He encourages everyone to work toward proving the “doubters” wrong and to believe in extraordinary ideas. He describes the setbacks he faced in designing a vehicle that was different than the rest, and walks us

Argyros School of Business and Economics Ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2012

July 11, 2012 by | Argyros School News

Bloomberg Businessweek has released their annual Undergraduate Business Schools Ranking by Specialty for 2012. They surveyed more than 85,000 students at more than 100 top B-Schools and asked them to rate their program’s performance in 14 academic disciplines. 124 schools participated in the 2012 specialty ranking. Here are some highlights for ASBE: Overall Ranking: 87

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Watch Richard Sudek’s TEDx Talk: Courage To Fail

July 10, 2012 by | Events

Missed the inaugural TEDxChapmanU on June 15?  We’ve got you covered.  Watch the TEDx Talk “Courage To Fail”, delivered by Richard Sudek, director of the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics. For highlights and more information, please visit the TEDXChapmanU website.

Alumnus Michael Koll to receive the 2011 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Elijah Watt Sells Award

May 17, 2012 by | Argyros School News

Chapman University alumnus Michael Koll is one of 37 out of 90,000 candidates to receive the 2011 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Elijah Watt Sells Award.  The announcement from the AICPA came earlier this month. Koll—a Chapman University 2011 graduate with a degree in accounting—is the only recipient from a university located in

Brigham Young University Wins California Dreamin’ Business Plan Competition

May 11, 2012 by | Argyros School News

Brigham Young University has won the 2012 California Dreamin’ Business Plan Competition.  Hosted by Chapman University in Orange County on Saturday, April 28th, 17 universities sent their best entrepreneurs to compete in the inaugural California Dreamin’ business plan competition. With ideas ranging from an inexpensive unmanned aerial vehicle to a PDF scrapping service for collision

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SweetTreats Wins Chapman Business Plan Competition 2012

May 8, 2012 by | Leatherby Center

Chapman University hosted their annual Business plan competition on Friday, April 20th.  5 teams out of the 27 entered made the final round of the competition.  SweetTreats took home the 1st prize and $5,000 in startup funding.  Badoonga took home the 2nd prize as well as some seed funding.  With its first place finish, SweetTreats was

Rising entrepreneurs: Badoonga

May 7, 2012 by | Graduate & MBA

This is a profile of rising entrepreneurs Charles Lee, Siddharth Ganji, & Christopher Ramirez of Badoonga. Are you ever the last one to hear about an event?  Badoonga and its founders plan to eliminate this issue.  Currently in alpha phase, Badoonga is an online social-interest sharing calendar that aims to link people to nearby events

Banking article earns Prof. Wihlborg Emerald Literati Network 2012 Award for Excellence

May 7, 2012 by | Faculty

An article about international banking crises by Clas Wihlborg, Ph.D., the Fletcher Jones Chair in International Business at Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business, has been chosen as an Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012, by the Emerald Group. The article is titled “International Comparisons of Bank Regulation, Liberalization,