Both the undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Accounting found themselves in the Top 25 of the latest rankings released by the Public Accounting Report. In a remarkable bit of symmetry, both programs improved to land at No. 22 in their respective rankings. For the Master of Accounting program, the jump was two spots from its No. 24 ranking in 2012, while the undergraduate Accounting program moved up five spots. Among mid-sized Accounting schools—those with between 16 and 21 full-time faculty members—the results are even more impressive, with the MAcc program landing at No. 8 and the undergraduate program finding itself at No. 7.
Melissa Lewis-Western, assistant professor of accounting at the Eccles School, recently returned from the Western Region Meeting of the American Accounting Association. There, she was honored with a best paper award.
Her paper, “Competing reporting objectives and financial reporting quality” that she co-wrote with Adrienna Huffman, beat out more than 80 papers to win the top honor.
The paper looked at the multiple incentives managers face when reporting their financial information....continue reading...
It’s only been a few weeks since graduation here at the Eccles School, but it’s difficult not to get nostalgic about that huge day.
Check out this fun video that captures the celebrations and ceremonies of that momentous occasion.
And, again, congratulations graduates!
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