SCRC News

Nov 1, 2021

Exclusive Supply Chain Career Fair Goes Virtual

For most, career fairs are synonymous with a shuffle of students exploring a wide range of careers and employment opportunities. For supply chain students at the Poole College of Management, however, the Supply Chain Career Fair is a different experience entirely.

Oct 28, 2021

New Faculty Member Combines 27 Years of SCM Experience, Passion for Teaching

In August, the Poole College of Management introduced Brian Brosnan as one of its four newest faculty members.   We followed up with Brosnan to learn more about his background in industry, what he’ll be focusing on during his time at […]

Sep 30, 2021  |  Articles

Alumna Applies Wilson College Business, Fashion Knowledge to Supply Chain Position

A course at the Wilson College of Textiles first piqued Meilin Walker’s interest in working with fashion supply chains.

Aug 27, 2021

Sebastian Heese Breaks Down Social Media Backlash of Supply Chain Issues

Sebastian Heese, professor of supply chain management, recently released a study of over 2 billion tweets that found companies that face backlash on social media over supply chain issues often see a drop in stock prices.

Aug 24, 2021

Improving Access to World-class Supply Chain Knowledge

The SCRC is helping CAPS Research, a research center focused on creating leading primary academic research in supply management, with an initiative to overhaul its massive library of world-renowned supply chain research studies from the last 30 years. 

Aug 23, 2021

Finding a Home With the Wolfpack

It’s certainly not uncommon for college undergrads to change their majors throughout their four plus years on campus. In some cases, like that of Poole College of Management alum Alexis Pyle, a change of schools may even be in order. 

Jul 22, 2021

Researchers Develop Framework for More Efficient Adoption of Medical Innovations

Sebastian Heese and the research team aims to bridge the gap between medical research and workflow management by not only considering the decisions behind adopting new diagnostic tests but also looking at how new tests are integrated into existing clinical workflows.

Jul 22, 2021  |  Articles

Sebastian Heese Assesses the Financial Impact of Supply Chain Glitches on Social Media

Sebastian Heese, professor of supply chain management, analyzed whether or not social media reaction to supply chain glitches, like an overbooked flight, can affect a company’s financial performance. “While there wasn’t empirical evidence, there have been cases where it seems […]

Jul 13, 2021

Mean Tweets and Wall Street

To take a closer look at these issues, the research team set out to answer two questions – whether supply chain glitches lead to a reaction on Twitter and whether the response on Twitter associated with supply chain glitches influence the relationship between a supply chain glitch and stock market returns.

Jun 22, 2021

Dare to Fail

Jeff Stonebraker is no stranger to wrong turns and dead ends. Before he graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, he changed his major five times. He went on to earn an M.S. in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University, which he calls a “humbling experience” that required every drop…