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    where business is personal®

    Business is about people – faculty, staff, corporate partners, students, alumni – and our work changes their lives.

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    we are a school on a mission

    The W. P. Carey School of Business educates tomorrow’s business leaders, takes an entrepreneurial approach to learning, and conducts groundbreaking research, in order to create positive change on a global scale.

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    committed to student success

    By living out our values of excellence, integrity, impact and community, we create an environment where each student feels supported, connected and empowered.

A warm W. P. Carey welcome

The start of the new school year is always a special time on our campus! It’s the time of year when we welcome our students back to campus and feel the energy, enthusiasm, and determination they bring with them. After all, our students are what it’s all about.

With nearly 3,400 incoming freshmen — and more than 4,000 new students overall — joining our ranks, let’s take the time to show them around, ask if they need help, and let them know we mean it when we say W. P. Carey is where business is personal®.

Our next event
Happy Hour at the Oasis

Connect with your colleagues and kick off the weekend with a visit to the oasis.

Friday, August 25
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
MCRD 450, Tempe Campus

See calendar for details

News and Happenings

Staff and Faculty Sketches
Meet Sarah Canales and Adegoke Oke

Associate Professor Adegoke Oke makes an impact in the classroom with his passion for global supply chain management. Business Operations Manager Sarah Canales is an integral part of the Department of Marketing and the Center for Services Leadership. They are just two of the amazing people who are rethinking the nature of business at W. P. Carey.

W. P. Carey in the News
Management department ranked 9th in world

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship was recognized as 9th in the world in the influential Academic Ranking of World Universities, considered one of the most prestigious annual rankings of the world’s research universities.

Research and Ideas
Food waste at historic highs

W. P. Carey School of Business has received nearly $1 million from the USDA to explore solutions to food waste, through two unique research projects. One project, led by Tim Richards, is studying online marketplaces to reduce waste. The other project, led by Elliot Rabinovich, is investigating scan-based trading.

in case you missed itKPMG Master of Accounting

The W. P. Carey School of Business is partnering with KPMG to offer a data and analytics track within the Master of Accountancy program. It’s a one-of-a-kind initiative that the audit, tax, and advisory firm has developed to prepare accounting students for the digital marketplace.

dean's digestNew year, new students

With thousands of new undergraduate and graduate students getting acclimated to their new environment, please make sure you take a little time to greet them, help with directions, or just offer an encouraging word. Students are our number one goal, so let them know that W. P. Carey is where business is personal.

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did you know?Mega sporting events boost Arizona economy

The 2017 Final Four generated more than $324 million in economic impact for the Phoenix area, according to a study from the Seidman Research Institute at the W. P Carey School of Business. The boost was generated by out-of-town visitor spending, organizational spending, and ripple spending effects of the event.