2023 News Stories

Bill Rosenthal ‘90: Shaping Hollywood's Visual Spectacle at Midnight Oil
Bill Rosenthal ‘90: Shaping Hollywood's Visual Spectacle at Midnight Oil

In the bustling world of Hollywood, where moviegoers and fans eagerly anticipate each cinematic release, Bill Rosenthal stands out as a leader among entertainment marketers. As the President of Midnight Oil, an entertainment marketing agency supporting most Hollywood studios and streamers, Rosenthal plays a pivotal role in delivering the visuals that excite us about upcoming releases. A proud alumnus of William & Mary, Rosenthal’s journey from aspiring English teacher to entertainment industry specialist is a testament to seizing opportunities and pursuing passions.

Benjamin Buzek MBA ‘22 Earns the 2023 Sergeant Major Larry L. Strickland Educational Leadership Award from AUSA
Benjamin Buzek MBA ‘22 Earns the 2023 Sergeant Major Larry L. Strickland Educational Leadership Award from AUSA

Sergeant Major Benjamin Buzek MBA ‘22, a dedicated special operations non-commissioned officer, has been honored with the prestigious 2023 Sergeant Major Larry L. Strickland Educational Leadership Award for his remarkable contributions in creating educational avenues for non-commissioned officers (NCOs) within the U.S. Army. Sergeant Major of the Army Michael R. Weimer presented this distinguished award to Buzek during the award ceremony held at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. on October 9.

Empowering Minds and Igniting Change
Empowering Minds and Igniting Change: Reflecting on the Tulsa Race Massacre Social Impact Lecture Series 2023

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary recently hosted its third annual Social Impact Lecture Series, titled "Blood on Black Wall Street: The Principled Pursuit of Justice for Tulsa." This annual event is a crucial platform for thought leaders making a substantial impact in the field of business for the greater social good. Each year, the lecture series aims to demonstrate the power of blending business acumen with a commitment to creating a broader societal impact.

Reflections on National Black MBA Conference 2023
Reflections on the 2023 National Black MBA Conference

The 2023 National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) recently held its 45th Annual Conference and Exposition in the vibrant city of Philadelphia. This 4-day event gathered more than 10,000 attendees and 300 major corporations. It allowed future MBA graduates to share and learn best practices and network with a wide range of industry experts and peers from across the U.S. in a single trip.

Navigating the Data Highway
Navigating the Data Highway with Professor Rajiv Kohli: Smart Cars and Privacy Concerns

With rapidly advancing technology, our vehicles are no longer just modes of transportation; they have evolved into sophisticated data hubs on wheels. Connected smart cars, equipped with an array of sensors and communication systems, have the potential to revolutionize our driving experience. However, as these vehicles gather and transmit vast amounts of data, it raises important questions about individual privacy, security, and the need for regulatory oversight.

Flourishing Program Group Photo
繁荣的一生转换:会liam & Mary's W&M VET Program Empowers Veterans and Intelligence Community Members for Civilian Success

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary recently hosted a transformative two-week event in June, the Flourishing Through Life Transitions program, as part of their Veteran-to-Executive (W&M VET) certificate program. This unique initiative focused on empowering veterans and members of the intelligence community to make successful transitions to high-level civilian management positions while prioritizing their wellness and self-discovery.

Data Feast 2023 Group Shot of Students
Data Feast 2023: Online and Residential MSBA Students Get Moving During 4th Annual Case Competition

Three years after a global pandemic disrupted supply chains and caused production bottlenecks, the freight and logistics industry is looking to data analytics to identify opportunities to reshape operations. According to Deloitte, transportation companies believe well-curated data is the great differentiator and nearly half of those surveyed (48%) expect data to improve visibility into assets and goods in the next three years.

MSBA Student Winners and Professor Chung
William & Mary Students Win 2023 CSBS Data Analytics Competition for the Second Year in a Row

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary continues its winning streak thanks to an exceptional student case competition team! The Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSBA) student team from William & Mary, comprising Jamie Kim, Andrew Lagattuta, Clay McCollum, and Fei Wu, emerged as the top-performing team and the victors of the 2023 Data Analytics Competition for the second year.

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CEO Wins Principled Achievement Award

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business and its MBA Program presented its Principled Achievement Award to the Global Chairman and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, AnnaMaria DeSalva at a ceremony in Arlington, VA last night.

Diversity Award Recipients
Inclusive Excellence Champion Awards Bring Pride to Miller Hall

In a ceremony held at the Great Hall of the Wren Building on Thursday, April 27, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion presented the 2022-2023 Inclusive Excellence Champion Awards to outstanding community members who have significantly contributed to promoting diversity and inclusion.

Dan Webber at Podium
MBA Students Excel in Sprint Week

William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business MBA students recently completed their Sprint Week, a week-long intensive designed to simulate real-world business scenarios and help students develop critical skills.

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MBA Students Experience Global Immersion in Europe

William & Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business MBA students gained valuable insights into the issues and priorities shared by American and European businesses during their recent Global Business Immersion experience in Munich, Germany, and Innsbruck, Austria.

Beta Gamma Sigma 2023
2022-2023 Academic Year Inducts 122 Students into Beta Gamma Sigma

雷蒙德·a·梅森商学院是荣幸to announce the induction of 122 new graduate students into the prestigious academic honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, for the 2022-2023 school year. This accomplishment is a testament to these exceptional students' hard work, dedication, and academic excellence.

DC Winter Trek
District of Columbia Winter Seminar: Identity, Power, Profit a Success for the Second Year

During ten days this past January, a group of William & Mary students traveled around Washington, D.C., and met with numerous professionals who work in the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) space. Now in its second year, the immersive course strives to expose students to different perspectives, experiences, and paths and help them become better allies to marginalized individuals.

Military Friendly Ranking
Mason School Receives Military Friendly Award and Gold Designation Status

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business has officially received gold designation ranking for the 2023-2024 Military Friendly Schools list. This recognition is a testament to the school's commitment to supporting military students and their families in their pursuit of education.

Navdeep Gupta
Distinguished Alumnus Recognized in AACSB 2023 Class of Influential Leaders

With great excitement, we announce that Navdeep Gupta, MBA '02, has been selected for the 2023 Class of Influential Leaders! Select alums of AACSB-accredited business schools are defining what it means to be a societal impact leader committed to positive change, and Gupta has more than earned this esteemed recognition.

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Mason School Named to Global Top 100

The Financial Times has named the Full Time MBA program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business one of the top 100 MBA programs in the world.

Lou Rossiter
Mason School Professor appointed by Va. Gov. to Health Committee

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has named Louis Rossiter, a retired faculty member in public policy and health economics, and longtime professor at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, to the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange Advisory Committee.