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Finance Professor Uncovers Gender Pay Gap Across Cultures

It is no secret that a gender pay gap exists in industries across the globe. No matter where you go and what the role is, the likelihood that you would discover a woman earning less than a man in a similar position is inevitable. Natasha Burns, professor of finance at the Carlos Alvarez College of… Read more »

College Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2023

The college welcomed 21 new full-time faculty to start the fall semester, including 12 new tenure-track faculty. ACCOUNTING Teena Philip, postdoctoral fellow Abigail Zhang, assistant professor ECONOMICS Rodrigo Velez, professor Natassa Zervou, associate professor FINANCE Tim Zhang, assistant professor INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND CYBER SECURITY Brent Bloodworth, assistant professor of practice Thomas Ervin, assistant professor of… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Sarah Pennington

Meet Sarah Pennington, a graduate student from Fredericksburg, Texas earning her Master of Science in Business at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business! Expected Graduation: Spring 2024 Favorite class, professor, or topic you’ve learned about this year? My favorite class so far has been MGT 5043, Management and Behavioral Organizations. In this class we were… Read more »

Leung Named a Romo Endowed Professor

Mark Leung, associate dean of undergraduate studies in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, has been selected as the newest recipient of the Ricardo Romo Ph.D. Endowed Professorship. Established in 2009, the two-year appointment awards faculty in the Honors College for their exceptional teaching, research, leadership and service to students. Over the course of the… Read more »

Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Business Students Create Startup Companies During Immersion Experience

Seven Carlos Alvarez College of Business students are participating in the European Innovation Academy (EIA) this summer in Porto, Portugal. EIA is a three-week accelerated learning opportunity that focuses on entrepreneurship and includes students from over 80 countries. Teams comprised of five business students came together to experience the real-life process of building a startup… Read more »

Business Faculty Member Receives NSF Grant to Defend Against Online Hate

Nishant Vishwamitra, assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative research grant totaling $175,000. Awarded to support promising new faculty in jumpstarting their academic research careers, Vishwamitra will be… Read more »

Meet A Roadrunner: Emmanuel Collingwood

Meet Emmanuel Collingwood, an undergraduate finance student minoring in economics in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business! Expected Graduation: December 2024 Favorite class, professor, or topic you’ve learned about? My favorite class has been the GBA business ethics class because I love philosophy. My favorite professor has been Professor Patrick Lee. I took Honors Accounting… Read more »

Meet a Roadrunner: Daisy Flores

Meet Daisy Flores, an undergraduate accounting student from Wichita Falls, TX in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business! Expected Graduation: December 2023 Favorite class, professor or topic you’ve learned about this year? I am surprised to say that my favorite class this year was Intro to Environmental Science with Professor Terri Matiella. Learning about the… Read more »

Business Students Travel to Germany and Chile

This summer two groups of Carlos Alvarez College of Business students traveled abroad to participate in the college’s experiential learning programs to Chile and Germany.  As part of the program the students attended academic lectures, met with local business leaders and visited cultural sites. Eighteen Roadrunners traveled to Germany where they visited the U.S. Department… Read more »

Alvarez Professor Explores Entrepreneurial Racial Disparities

With the goal of expanding the minds of business scholars by exploring the connections between entrepreneurship, structural disadvantage, social class, gender and agency, Alexander Lewis, ’20, assistant professor of management in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, is determined to use his research to make a positive impact on society. His most recent… Read more »

UTSA Team Places Third in National Supply Chain Competition

A team of  students from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA placed third in the Historically Black College (HBCU) and Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) National Supply Chain case competition held at Arizona State University. Ten teams participated in the competition. Team members were Austin Chong, Patrick McAuliffe, Meklit Mennu and Chris Winans. The students… Read more »

Joshua Lazaro Prepares for his Ph.D. and Career at the CDC

From clearing Rocky Mountain trails to attending medical research programs at Stanford and Yale, Joshua Lazaro will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and data science with a concentration in biology this May. His next stop will be beginning his Ph.D. at Stanford University and career at the Center for Disease Control this fall.… Read more »