Mays Weekly, July 16, 2018

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Top 3 things you need to know:
1. Register now for the 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
2. Reawakening of retail
3. Mays decals available for pick-up


We’re aMAYSing
Register now for the 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend on Sept. 7-8. Fees are waived for Texas A&M faculty and staff members. Check out the latest video featuring Chef Tai Lee ’02.

Reawakening of retail
Check out the agenda for the Retailing Summit 2018, including Citibank, Dunkin’ Brands, and REI. Register now for the event to be held in Dallas on Oct. 11-12. Mays employees qualify for a discounted rate of $395 by registering under “General Attendee” and using the discount code tamuRS18mays. Non-employees qualify for a discounted rate of $695 if registered before Aug. 30.

Come get your Mays car window decals
Decals for faculty and staff are available for pick-up in Wehner 340W. Ask for Kelli.

Professional Photographs/Headshots
Mark your calendar: A photographer will take professional photographs for faculty and staff members 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Faculty/Staff Lounge (Wehner 239). These are good for updating your Maysnet directory entries and for all those professional conferences and announcements to come.

Faculty Achievements
–   Dechun Wang (ACCT) was named the 2018 Best Reviewer Award for the Journal of International Accounting Research.
–   Sarah Bugh (CMC) was selected to participate in this year’s Management Leadership Institute by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.


Say “Howdy” to the following new employees at Mays: Rebekah Harvick, a lecturer in the accounting department; Bobby Wisdom, an IT professional in the IT office; Melanie Prengler, a Ph.D. student in the management department; and Sarah Northcutt, an administrative coordinator in The Real Estate Center.


July 16: Concho Core Values
July 16-20: 2018 Reynolds & Reynolds Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans
July 20: New Student Conference
July 21: 2018 Reynolds & Reynolds Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Closing Ceremonies
July 21: New Student Conference
July 22: Halliburton Business Leadership Development III
July 23: Halliburton Business Leadership Development II
July 30: Halliburton Business Leadership Development II


Rogelio Oliva (INFO), Forbes, July 12, 2018, “Will The Full-Employment Economy Be Another Nail In Retail’s Coffin?

Leonard L. Berry (MKTG), Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, July 4, 2018 Quality to Outcomes, “Improving Nonclinical and Clinical Support Services: Lessons From Oncology

Leonard L. Berry (MKTG), The Conversation, July 3, 2018, “How to build a better, safer, more welcoming hospital” Also in News Pronto, Plainview Daily Herald, The Register Guard Projects, New Haven Register Online, San Antonio-Express News Online, Alva Review-Courier – Online, Salon

McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, Bryan-College Station Eagle, July 14, 2018, “Aspiring entrepreneurs to learn from A&M faculty, business owners at annual Bootcamp for Veterans

Annie McGowan (Undergraduate Studies), KBTX, July 13, 2018, “Mays Business School hosts camp for 38 rising high school seniors

MBA Programs, Poets & Quants, July 12, 2018, “Huge Drop-Off In International MBAs

Jim Gaines (REC), KBTX, July 6, 2018, “Local landlords say B/CS area oversaturated with rental property” Also in Community Impact Newspaper

William “Billy” Lemmons, Jr. (MBA),, July 3, 2018, “SA Investment exec joins A&M Foundation board” Also in Texas A&M Foundation

Mays Business School, The Eagle, July 12, 2018, “Bryan Rotary 10 awards honor top-performing local businesses

Mays Business School, Market Exclusive, July 11, 2018, “TEAM, Inc. (NYSE:TISI) Files an 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

James Gaines (REC), Dallas News, July 15, 2018, “Does the June dip in home sales signal a new direction for D-FW housing market?
“Maybe we are seeing the beginning of the slowdown of the hyper growth Dallas has had for the last six or seven years,” said Dr. James Gaines, chief economist at the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. “We’ve been kind of expecting it for almost a year now.

Mays Business School, Brazos Business, July 1, 2018, “Mays Graduate Programs Rank Among World’s Best” Also in Mays Impacts

Center for Retailing Studies, Dallas News, July 8, 2018, “In Amazon’s HQ2 search, Dallas has a unique history to bring to the table

Real Estate Center, Dallas News Online, July 9, 2018, “D-FW home sales dropped in June, one of the first such declines in years

Real Estate Center, Community Impact, July 9, 2018, “5 real estate trends to know in the Spring and Klein area

Real Estate Center, Community Impact Newspaper, July 9, 2018, “Single-family home building slows in Harris County

Real Estate Center, Mornings with Mark, Ed, & Sam – KLBJ-AM, July 9, 2018, “Mornings with Mark Caesar, Ed Clements & Sgt. Sam Cox

Real Estate Center, Dallas News, July 4, 2018, “CoreLogic report: Dallas-area home prices up 7.8 percent in May

Real Estate Center, Midland Reporter-Telegram Online, June 30, 2018, “Like ‘apartment bubble,’ supply will help prices adjust

Real Estate Center, Midland Reporter-Telegram Online, June 30, 2018, “Home prices in Midland dwarf other West Texas communities

Real Estate Center, Dallas News, June 29, 2018, “Wait how much? Selling your home in Dallas can net a pretty profit

Real Estate Center, Dallas News, July 13, 2018, “Why are Americans making more million-dollar home buys?”

Real Estate Center, Dallas Morning News Online, July 12, 2018, “What a spike in the number of homes for sale means for Dallas’ tight housing market

Real Estate Center, Better Homes and Gardens, July 11, 2018, “Houston Real Estate Market Gets Hotter in June


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