News

Read about the latest center news.

2022

July

Terrence Guay appointed Associate Dean for International Programs.

June

Faculty Council members Lou Gattis, Terrence Guay, and Peter Mhando offer their perspectives on the international business implications of the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Summer issues of Smeal Magazine.

Terrence Guay published "Global Arms Industry Getting Shakeup by War in Ukraine - and China and US look like Winners from Russia's Stumbles" The Conversation, June 7.

May

Recipients of Undergraduate Student Research Awards Announced

Five undergraduate students will each receive a $750 award to do international business research with Smeal faculty members during the Fall 2022 semester: Isabel Cacho Gonzalez (SCIS '24), Kruti Patel (MIS '23), Alex Pham (FIN '24), and Zachary Watson (FIN '24). They will be working directly with Smeal faculty members Dan Cahoy, Terrence Guay, Maurie Kelly, and Peter Mhando. Research projects include analyzing global real estate prices, identifying current events in emerging markets, collecting data on private investment in Africa, reviewing cases of business behaviors and human rights, and researching political responses to outward Chinese investment. Congratulations to the award winners!

April

CGBS advisory board announced and holds first meeting. Smeal College of Business News. 

Jiro Yoshida discussed global housing affordability issues at YIMBYtown 2022.

March

"How the Russia–Ukraine conflict could disrupt food and finance around the world" by Lou Gattis, Terrence Guay, and Peter Mhando. Penn State News.

February

CGBS Advisory Board met in-person in the Smeal College of Business and virtually from five time zones on February 21. Members informed each other of their professional experiences, heard presentations from Dean Chuck Whiteman and Professor Jeff Sharp, Associate Dean of International Programs, and discussed initiatives and goals for the Center.

CGBS Faculty Council met to discuss upcoming activities and objectives for the Center.

January

Academy of International Business 2022 Conference. Miami, July 6-9. Submission Deadline: January 10, 2022. Call for papers

2021

December

Recipients of Undergraduate Student Research Awards Announced

Four students will each receive a $750 award to do international business research with Smeal faculty members during the Spring 2022 semester: Shannon Christ (SCIS '23), Yanting Guo (SCIS '22), Yicheng Shen (Finance '23), and Chunyang Zhang (SCIS '22). Research projects include identifying MNE best practices for implementing sustainability strategies, comparing responses to Chinese foreign investment in Western countries, technology adoption among Mexican retailers, and the impact of Covid-19 on international business. Congratulations to award winners!

Jiro Yoshida: Guest speaker at UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies on Japanese housing policy.

September

Terrence Guay: Publication "Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Policy, and NGO Activism in Europe and the United States: An Institutional-Stakeholder Perspective" included in Journal of Management Studies Thematic Collection highlighting most influential articles on corporate social responsibility.