Welcome to the first 2011 issue (14) of Sydney Business Connect - the alumni magazine for the University of Sydney Business School. Topics covered in this issue are:
Dean's Message - Acting Dean, Professor Tyrone Carlin talks about how the transition to our new identity having become The University of Sydney Business School from 1 January 2011 is more than just a symbolic matter.
Alumni Profile - Kate O'Reilly (MPAdmin '07) talks to writer, Chris Rodley, about the dramatic career change she made in 2009 with the aim of helping women break down the barriers they face in business.
Alumni Profile - Oscar Peppitt (BAS '08 MCom '10) talks to writer, Pru Turnell, about his ambitious plan to promote sustainability across the globe through The Green Way Up project.
Franchising Research - Professor of Business Regulation, Professor Andrew Terry, talks to writer Chris Rodley about the thriving franchise sector within Australia as well as in developing economies in Asia.
Cover story - our new Washington DC Internship Program gives nineteen students the opportunity of a lifetime and we update alumni on other philanthropic projects within the Business School.
Business Intelligence - short alumni updates and news from across the Business School.
Mark your diaries - sign up to hear about Business School events as they are announced, including our Powered by Research breakfast series which features leading academics and industry experts presenting their thoughts on the latest cutting-edge research from within the Business School.
This issue of Sydney Business Connect will be distributed with the Sydney Alumni Magazine in mid-March 2011. If you have not received your copy of the magazine, please contact the Alumni Relations Office for the University of Sydney to update your details and ensure that we have the correct mailing address for you going forward.
We hope that you enjoy the latest issue of Sydney Business Connect.
Alumni Relations Manager