Crossroads at Cambridge
Howdy Y’all! We’re Terry Taylor and David Lytton, and we’re senior supply chain management students at the University of Texas at Dallas Jindal School of Management. We met 11 years ago at Carpenter Middle School in Plano, Texas; now, we’re roommates while attending UTD.
Recently we’ve both had separate individual research papers, written as a part of UTD’s International Business class, accepted for presentation at the Cambridge Business and Economics Conference, hosted annually at the University of Cambridge in England. This is an amazing opportunity, especially for undergraduates who normally can’t get their research looked at.
Meet the Students
David Lytton Terry Taylor
David is a 21 year-old Supply Chain Management senior from Plano. His research suggests that quality and safety issues prevalent in globally sourced goods are primarily the result of poor cross-cultural communication skills. In his free time, David enjoys reading and playing with his dog, Sparkle.
Terry is a 22 year-old Supply Chain Management senior from Plano. His research suggests that currency fluctuations only cause serious damage to a Capital investment if the investment is financed via a different currency than it pays with. He is an intern at Lennox Inc. in their supply chain and logistics department. His research is concerned with the examining effects of exchange rates on foreign investment, with a focus on China. In his free time he likes to ride my motorcycle and cook.
An opportunity like this is very rare, and to quote Robin Williams/Horace, “Carpe Diem.” However, we’re college students, and need to raise funds in order to be able to afford airfare and accommodations while at the conference. Cost of attendance is estimated at $2,000 per student. Dean Hasan Pirkul of the Jindal School has challenged us to raise half of the total trip cost and he will match the remaining half so our entire trip can be fully funded!
The total cost for both of us to attend is $4,000 and we need your help to raise half.
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