Undergraduate in the News

Undergraduate in the News

Employees Want an Ethical Workplace and a Growing Number Are Willing to Protest to Get It

via Newsweek

Daniel Korschun, associate professor of marketing, discusses employee activism and how corporations have changed their attitudes towards politics, integrating political views into their corporate identity.

Equal Pay for Women Athletes

via NBC-10

Karen Weaver, associate clinical professor of sport management, discusses the United States women's soccer team suing FIFA for equal pay after their championship win.

Why Penn, Drexel are recruiting retailers, not just students

via The Philadelphia Inquirer

Drexel University President John Fry highlights the value of the student-run Saxbys on campus and discusses Drexel’s goal to create similar opportunities in the future.

Why yes, girls in low-tech households are still interested in STEM

via Technical.ly Philly

Drexel University LeBow College of Business and STEM education nonprofit TechGirlz recently released a survey suggesting that young girls’ interest in tech or STEM fields isn’t contingent on the degree of their parents’ affinity for the subject.

Racial Bias in School Bonds

via BizEd AACSB International

Assistant Professor of Finance Casey Dougal and a team of researchers cited “racial animus” as the main cause for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) being charged 20 percent higher underwriting fees than their counterparts.

Saxbys provides hands-on leadership experience to undergraduates outside the classroom

via The Business Journals

Business and Engineering pre-junior Tauheed Baukman is recognized as the first leader of Saxbys’ second co-op run cafe on campus. The innovative model gives students a uniquely significant level of control over the operation of the store.

Cranford resident consulting with Department of Justice

via NJ.com

Junior economics major Izzy Acton is featured in an article about Drexel LeBow students’ consulting work with the Department of Justice on the Peer 2 Peer: Building Community Trust Initiative.

This Course Rocks: Teaching the Importance of Performance

via DrexelNOW

Daniel Korschun, associate professor of marketing, and Alison Young, executive director of the Institute for Strategic Leadership wanted students to get hands-on experience with social responsibility and business performance. They invited the School of Rock to play some songs and answer questions.

All-America Student Analyst Competition: Short Alpha

via Institutional Investor

Joshua Kohler ’15, a former Dragon Fund analyst, took first in the “Short Alpha” category of the 2015 Institutional Investor Student Analyst Competition.

Student Analysts Win Big on Oil and Gas Plays

via Institutional Investor

Drexel LeBow undergraduate Spiro Nanakos placed second out of over 2,000 competitors in the annual Institutional Investor Student Analyst Competition.

8 Startup Tips from Student Entrepreneur and Investor Christopher Gray

via The Blog on Huffington Post

Christopher Gray, Drexel LeBow senior and entrepreneur behind the Scholly app, provides his top tips for those seeking to found a start-up as a student.

Students Manage $1 Million of Drexel's Endowment

via Philadelphia Inquirer

Drexel has added $500,000 to the student-managed Dragon Fund. The students in this course and faculty adviser Daniel Dorn now manage over $1 million of the University’s endowment.

Student Investors Stay Ahead of the Curve

via Institutional Investor

Students in Drexel LeBow’s Dragon Fund make up 11 of the top 100 managers in the All America Student Analyst Competition.

How Drexel Students’ Dragon Fund Beat the Street

via Bloomberg TV

Seniors Joshua Kohler and Anthony Gryscavage, along with Dragon Fund faculty member, Daniel Dorn, associate professor of finance, and Cathy Ulozas, Drexel chief investment manager, are interviewed about the success of the Dragon Fund and how it has exceeded the market in 2013 by 42.7 percent investing mainly in U.S. mid-cap stocks.

Inventing the Future: Drexel Students Grow Dragon Fund to $1 Million

via Flying Kite

Associate Professor of Finance Daniel Dorn comments on the Dragon Fund’s recent success that includes earnings exceeding $200,000 with a total fund value of $1 million. He explains how the fund offers students real investing experience, which is typically difficult to get before graduation. 

All-America Student Analyst Competition -- Schools by Students in the Top 100

via Institutional Investor Magazine

The May 2013 issue of Institutional Investor magazine recognized 11 Dragon Fund analysts who took FIN 341 with Daniel Dorn, Ph.D. in fall 2012 and excelled in the magazine’s inaugural “2012 All-America Student Analyst Competition.”

Investment Behavior Trends

via The Wealth Channel

Daniel Dorn, Ph.D., associate professor of finance at LeBow, shares his thoughts on how investors maintain their portfolios and what behaviors influence investment strategy.

Student makes website a reality

via The Triangle

A Triangle article reports that Drexel LeBow senior Ari Winkleman topped contestants from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Southern California and Stanford University, winning first prize in an “Innovation Incubator” contest sponsored by Omnicom Group’s OMD and General Electric.

His winning startup, called Involvio, is a college-targeted website and smartphone app that debuted at Drexel earlier this month and is currently rolling out to college campuses across the United States.