Baylor Accounting Partners with University High School to Serve the Waco Community through the VITA Program
Accounting students are teaming up with high-school students enrolled at University High School to offer free tax help to those in the community who need assistance in preparing tax returns.
Gap Between Corporate Earnings, Non-Financial Measures Affects Forecasting
ScienMag: A study co-authored by Bradley Lail, associate professor and chair of accounting and business law, is referenced in this article describing how the more a company's earnings diverge from its non-financial resources, the less likely it is to issue a forecast of its annual earnings.
Baylor University Team Named Regional Winner of Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge
The six-member student team from Baylor University was named as one of two regional winners of Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge (AICC). Teams representing 50 colleges and universities across the country participated in the regional competitions Nov. 15 and 16 in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis.
Baylor Business Professor Laurie Burney Recognized by Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) has awarded associate professor of Accounting Laurie Burney with the Excellence in Lean Accounting Professor Award.
Managerial Accounting Professor Receives IMA R. Lee Brummet Award
Laurie Burney, associate professor of Accounting and Business Law, received the R. Lee Brummet Distinguished Award for Educators from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). This is the highest award given by the IMA, and it recognizes professors who have exemplified a distinguished teaching career, a record of scholarship, service to the IMA, and the promotion of management accounting as a profession.
Undergraduate Business Analytics Certificate Teaches Students Big Data Skills
Baylor Business undergraduate students now have the opportunity to receive a Certificate in Business Analytics in addition to their BBA degree from the Hankamer School of Business. The Certificate Program in Business Analytics was added in order to teach students the techniques necessary to understand and interpret big data and business analytics.
Air Force Academy’s Probation Program Doesn’t Restore Sense of Honor, Research Shows
Colorado Springs Independent: This article summarizes the findings of research by professor of Accounting and Business Law Jason MacGregor, which found that subjecting Air Force cadets who violate honor codes to probation is ineffective at curbing future offenses by violators.
Defying Conventional Wisdom: The More You Identify with a Client, the More Skeptical You Are
Innovative Business at Baylor: Owen Brown, assistant professor of Accounting, found that alumni affiliation increases auditor identification, but also increases auditor skepticism.
SEC Names Raquel Fox Director of the Office of International Affairs
SEC: Raquel Fox, who earned her master's degree in taxation and bachelor's degree from Baylor Business, has been named Director of the Office of International Affairs for The Securities and Exchange Commission.
Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized
Dean Terry S. Maness hosted an awards ceremony and banquet to celebrate Business undergraduates who will be graduating in 2018.