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Military and Veteran Student Support at Syracuse Evolves

Syracuse championed the G.I. Bill in 1944, becoming a leader in education for veterans. More recently, in May 2014, Syracuse University Chancellor and President Kent Syverud announced the formation of a new leadership position to oversee the development and expansion of programming for veterans and the military. J. Michael Haynie, now serving as vice chancellor for Veterans and Military Affairs, oversees the newly formed Office of Veteran & Military Affairs (OVMA) led by Executive Director Ron Novak.

Discussing Digitally Enabled NGOs with Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken

The intergovernmental system continues facing the challenge of navigating global conflict, climate change and poverty while keeping up with the spread of ideas and markets. We spoke with Director of the Transnational NGO Initiative Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken to discuss the importance of community involvement and how transnational NGOs can spur action in today’s increasingly digital world.


Potential Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Sales Poses Opportunity in NY

As New York investigates legalizing recreational marijuana, the state is missing out on millions of dollars of potential tax benefits, as well as the social and medical ones. Stringent regulation, limited patient access and the requirement to handle all parts of the value chain in-house are ongoing deterrents for dispensaries — and their prospective investors.  


Price Elasticity on Broadway

For the past decade, ticket prices of each year’s “Best Musical” Tony winner have spiked 17 percent on average following the awards. Broadway has never seen a show as successful as “Hamilton,” and the musical’s “Tony bump” highlights the price elasticity of demand for Broadway’s very best shows.


The Psychology of Private Label Grocery Brands

Store brands are no longer merely a cheap, no-frills option for consumers trying to stretch a dollar. Retailers are increasingly using private-label brands to capture every segment of the market and pressure the national brands into better prices.

MBA@Syracuse Named No. 11 Globally by Financial Times

MBA@Syracuse was ranked No. 11 worldwide and No. 7 in the nation in the Financial Times’ 2018 ranking of online MBA programs. The competitive program allows students from anywhere in the world to take part in the highly regarded Whitman MBA coursework — without having to relocate or put their careers on hold.