This week’s Twitter roundup of happenings in the business school world includes a student who wrote her dissertation on the popular Internet meme “LolCats,” an MBA alum who has become New York’s first recycling commissioner, and a finance student who graduated and set a baseball record in one fell swoop.
Kate Miltner, a student at the London School of Economics, writes her master’s dissertation on LolCat humor (@HuffPostCollege, 5/10).
Chief Executive Officer Jose Mas of the utility infrastructure company MasTec (MTZ), an alum of the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration, was featured last week on Undercover Boss, a CBS reality show (@UMiamiBusiness, 5/11).
Finance major and baseball pitcher Ross Stripling scores a productive weekend, graduating from Texas A&M’s Mays Business School and throwing the 11th no-hitter in the school’s history, all in the course of a single day (@maysbusiness, 5/12).
KeyCorp (KEY) CEO Beth Mooney, an MBA alum of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and the first female CEO of a major publicly traded U.S. bank, is ranked as one of the top 10 female CEOs by Fortune magazine (@SMUCox, 5/14).