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March 15, 2023
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Thanks in part to a START program grant from Merrimack College, Aaron Mansfield, Ph.D., an assistant professor of sports management, will expand his ongoing research into how supporting your favorite sports teams impacts your physical health.

Notable & Quotable

Rodrigo B. DeMello, associate professor of management at the Girard School of Business, recently published an article in the Organization Science journal, a top journal in the management field. DeMello’s publication titled “The Returns to Nonmarket Strategies During Institutional Transitions: Investor Reactions to Actor and Tie Characteristics” explains how investor perceptions of non-market strategies’ legitimacy, and thereby value, change during institutional transitions toward greater legal compliance.

Associate professor in the Girard School of Business Joseph R. Stasio was featured in The Ascent’s Best Rewards Credit Cards for June 2022. Stasio shared his insight on high gas prices and if consumers should consider using credit cards that provide rewards to pay for gas.


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