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Researcher Hamid Beladi Explores Link Between COVID-19 and Obesity

Links between obesity and mortality have become increasingly evident, since the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading researchers from The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee investigated if excess body weight may have been associated with high rates of COVID-19 mortalities around the globe.… Read more »

Kai Xu Named Lutcher Brown Fellow

Kai Xu, associate professor of management in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was selected to receive a Lutcher Brown Fellowship. Xu was one of seven UTSA faculty members chosen for this honor. The one-year, nonrecurring appointment provides substantive funding to help advance faculty research. The appointment is effective through Aug. 31, 2022. “These… Read more »

Juan Manuel Sanchez Named Fellow of HACU Leadership Academy

Juan Manuel Sanchez, associate dean of graduate studies and research in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was one of 25 academics nationwide named a fellow in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo. The one-year fellowship program is designed to prepare the next generation of culturally-diverse leaders… Read more »

M.S. Business Program Named Finalist for 2021 Examples of Excelencia

The M.S. in Business program at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business was recognized as a finalist in the graduate category for the 2021 Examples of Excelencia program by Excelencia in Education. Excelencia is the nation’s premier authority in efforts to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Recognized programs were assessed on the… Read more »

College Launches New Operations and Supply Chain Management Degree

Beginning this fall the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business will offer a B.B.A. in Operations and Supply Chain Management. The degree program is a rebranding of the college’s previous B.B.A. in Management Science. Recognizing a shift in the marketplace, the degree program name was changed to be more meaningful to employers and align better… Read more »

Michael Johnston Named Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Michael Johnston, MS ’99 has been named the 2021 Accounting Alumnus of the Year in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Department of Accounting. Johnston is an assurance partner in capital markets at EY in Munich, Germany. “Michael is a strong and influential advocate for the UTSA accounting department,” said Sharad Asthana, chair of… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Naveen Ratnayeke

Graduating senior Naveen Ratnayeke is a management major with a concentration in human resources. Active with the Society for Human Resource Management, during the past year he has participated in three online internships. Most recently he interned with UTSA’s Talent Acquisition team. Favorite class My favorite class is Staffing Organizations. I enjoy learning about the… Read more »

College Welcomes Four New Faculty for Fall 2021

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business welcomes four new full-time faculty members this fall 2021 semester. Department of Economics Jon Moreno-Medina was named an assistant professor in the Department of Economics. His research focuses on urban, public and media economics as well as developmental economics and political economy. Moreno-Medina received his Ph.D. in economics… Read more »

Albert Huang Named Faculty Director of EMBA Program

Albert Huang has been named the faculty director of the Executive MBA (EMBA) program in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. He will be responsible for developing the strategy of the program, overseeing the academic curriculum, coordinating program faculty and designing enriching experiences for the students. “We are excited to welcome Albert to this… Read more »

College Appoints New Faculty Fellows

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has appointed two faculty members to serve as Faculty Fellows. Deepa Chandrasekaran, associate professor of marketing, will focus on new faculty orientation and mentoring. She joined the college in 2014 and received her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. “I have always been deeply interested in engaging… Read more »

Executive MBA Graduates Recognized at Hooding Ceremony

In celebration of their recent graduation, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Center for Professional Excellence hosted a hooding ceremony for the 2021 Executive MBA (EMBA) graduates. Graduates participated both in-person and virtually to celebrate their successes as well as their perseverance due to the educational challenges faced during the pandemic. During the ceremony… Read more »