College of Business eNews: March 2023

College of Business eNews: March 2023


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data analytics expert Baback Vaziri
March Madness: Ranking the ranking methods

A sorting and ranking tool developed by a Russian mathematician more than a century ago can help you fill out your March Madness bracket. But its extreme sensitivity to the unexpected can be a fatal flaw, says data analytics expert Baback Vaziri. He has devised a fix. Read More

News Highlights
JMU College of Business branded apparel
Greet Spring with some style

Commencement is fast approaching. Give your CoB grad some swag to memorialize their time spent at JMU. Branded Apparel items are available through our online store now through March 31. Order Today

CoB alumni Gilbert Bland (’77) and Dr. Angela D. Reddix (’90)
JMU alumni recognized with Black Business Leaders Awards

Chosen by the editors of Virginia Business and published in the magazine’s February issue in honor of Black History Month, CoB alumni Gilbert Bland (’77) and Dr. Angela D. Reddix (’90) are among a group of 17 inaugural Virginia Black Business Leaders Award winners. Read More

Felecia Commodore speaking at SSLS conference
Hardwiring institutions for change

Felecia Commodore, keynote speaker for the third biannual "Leading the Change" conference organized by the School for Strategic Leadership Studies, had some stimulating things to say about going on the journey from limitations to innovation. Read More

Madison Investment Fund students presenting
Funding for a future

The Madison Investment Fund is a group of dedicated, hard-working students who act as portfolio managers for the JMU Foundation, managing $500,000 in assets. Their goal is to ensure that students interested in this sector have a fine understanding of what options will be available to them once they graduate. Read More

Upcoming Events
  • Rainey-Shepard Business Plan Competition (March 24 at 3:00 p.m.)
  • CHOICES Admitted Student Open House (March 31, April 14)
  • Graduate School Commencement (May 11 at 3:00 p.m.)
  • Student Awards Ceremony (May 12 at 3:00 p.m.)
  • College of Business Undergraduate Commencement (May 13 at 5:00 p.m.)

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