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2022 Best and Brightest MBAs – Winfield and Parlier

2022 Best and Brightest MBAs – Winfield and Parlier

Anthony C Winfield Jr. Among Poets&Quants’ Best and Brightest MBAs Anthony Winfield Jr. (MBA ’22) from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh is among the Top 100 Best and Brightest MBAs across the globe by Poets&Quants....

Pitt Business Grad Pickett Is Steelers’ #1 Pick

Pitt Business Grad Pickett Is Steelers’ #1 Pick

Record-setting Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett, a 2020 College of Business Administration graduate, was chosen as the first quarterback in the 2022 NFL Draft with the selection by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pickett, who has a degree in marketing and was pursuing his...

Frits Pil Appointed Distinguished Service Professor

Frits Pil Appointed Distinguished Service Professor

The University of Pittsburgh has appointed Frits Pil to the special faculty rank of Distinguished Service Professor in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration, effective May 1, 2022. Pil is Professor of Organizations and...

Inman and Liu Rank Among Top Marketing Researchers

Inman and Liu Rank Among Top Marketing Researchers

Researchers in the marketing area of the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration have again been recognized as among the most productive in their field by the American Marketing Association (AMA)....

Teaching Excellence Award Established to Honor Dean Assad

Teaching Excellence Award Established to Honor Dean Assad

After nearly seven years, Arjang A. Assad has decided to step down from his role as Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration and return to the faculty effective June 30, 2022. “During my years at...

Financial Times Ranks Katz Among World’s Best

Financial Times Ranks Katz Among World’s Best

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business ranks among the best in the world and U.S., according to the 2022 full-time MBA program ranking by The Financial Times (FT), one of the world’s leading business news organizations. The new report, released Feb. 14, 2022,...

Liu and Burgette Among 2021 Innovation Challenge Winners

Liu and Burgette Among 2021 Innovation Challenge Winners

Peggy Liu, PhD, of Pitt’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, and Jacqueline Burgette, DMD, PhD, from the School of Dental Medicine, are one of three teams to win $115,000 in the 2021 Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh). Their “Healthy Teeth Healthy Me Family...

Remembering real estate pioneer Howard Hanna Jr.

Remembering real estate pioneer Howard Hanna Jr.

Howard Hanna Jr. (BUS ’42, ’49G), founder of the largest independently owned real estate business in the country, has died at 101.  Hanna attended the University of Pittsburgh to study marketing and returned after serving in World War II to complete a master’s...