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Writing Portfolio

Content Marketing

Instagram Photo Gallery: Business Jargon Reimagined 
Corporate-speak is part of life at any business school. So we decided to embrace it, albeit with a twist.
(2014 CASE District IV Gold Award for Creative Use of Social Media)

“Best day of my life” – Students React to UT Acceptance
As we welcome the newest Longhorns to UT, see the heartfelt responses from students upon learning they’ve been accepted to the Class of 2018.

The Famous Obama Apology Note and the Truth about Art History
News of the president’s personal apology to a UT art historian has gone viral, and the department wants everyone to know they’re so much more than “looking at pretty pictures.”

They Ring the Tower Bells
Go behind the scenes of the university’s most exclusive music venue and meet the students who play anything from Baroque to “Bad Romance.”

Features

The Fall and Rise of Matt Miller 
Matt Miller, MBA ’10, was left for dead atop a Mexico mountain after suffering a horrific fall with his father. Eight years later, the thing that nearly killed him might just be bringing him back to life.
(2011 CASE Circle of Excellence Silver Award for Best Article of the Year)

What Makes You Happy?
There’s no denying it—happiness is hot these days. But has our obsession with joy brought us any closer to finding it? And does it belong in business? New research attempts to answer those questions and more.

A Tale of Two Countries (PDF)
Alongside Brazil’s sparkling beaches and intoxicating nightlife lie vast areas of mountainside shantytowns and extreme poverty

Order Up!
A good chef is just one ingredient. How restauranteurs keep their kitchens in business.

Profiles

Surviving Exams, Interviews and Cancer
MBA alumna Katie Jozwicki graduated just seven months after being diagnosed with breast cancer

Riots, Rugby and the President of Brazil (PDF)
Passions, Curiosity Forge Dynamic Journalism Career

The Little Things in Life
One pound doesn’t seem like much—a can of soda or a bag of coffee beans, perhaps. But when Peter Kottenstette’s twin daughters were born 14 weeks prematurely, suddenly every pound, every ounce, mattered.

Research

Missing Voices
Why employees are afraid to speak up at work
(2011 CASE District IV Accolades Silver Award for General Feature Writing)

Anatomy of an Investor
Personality, age and background influence your investment decisions more than you might think, finance prof says

Primary Education
From their views on the White House to the playground, children need mentors’ help to reject stereotypes

Language of Love
From diaries to online chats, writing about your romantic relationship may help it last

 

I write what I know (and love). Mostly higher education, writing and public relations.