The Robins School of Business hosts two signature speaker series designed to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members for conversations on current business issues.
At the Robins School, business isn’t just a subject. It’s what we live and breathe. Our students have their fingers on the pulse of our constantly changing world, but their foundations are in the broad perspectives of the liberal arts. We're the Robins School of Business, and we're open for business enthusiasts.
We see a fiber that has been produced for 7,000 years that today accounts for 400,000 U.S. jobs and an annual global production of 25 million tons — and that 39 percent of consumers are wearing right now. Other people see a T-shirt.
We see a commodity originating in over 50 countries, with 25 million farmers producing 120 million bags a year that are consumed by 60 percent of the nation, generating $90 billion. Other people see a cup of coffee.
From the fashion world to the Peace Corps-how The Richmond MBA brought new direction to a career.
The Richmond MBA assists MBA student in moving from non-profit sector to consulting.
Top prize goes to an app described as "trivia crack meets predictive polling".
Over 40 international business professionals traveled to Richmond for the annual spring meeting
An Introduction from the Robins School's new associate dean and director of The Richmond MBA
Senior FP&A analyst, newlywed and graduate student describes how she achieves a work/life balance
In the News
Faculty & Staff Highlights
- Amit Eynan receives International Education Award
Professor of management recognized for exemplary acts of internationalization to benefit UR community and those beyond.
- Coughlan appointed to Goodwill's Board of Directors
Assoc. Professor of Management named to Goodwill of Central and Coastal Va.'s Board of Directors.
- Best Paper Award from the Academy of Business Research
Tom Arnold, John Earl, Adam Schwartz & Cassandra Marshall received a Best Paper Award from the Academy of Business Research for their paper, “Using “Equivalent Tax Rates’ to Determine Tax Efficient Retirement Investment and Withdrawal.”
- Pat Macaulay receives outstanding administrative staff award Macaulay has been with UR for 34 years!
- Piazza named Executive Education director
Bob Piazza has been named director of Executive Education at the Robins School.
- Thompson named assistant dean
Laura Thompson has been named assistant dean of undergraduate student services at the Robins School.
- Monks named associate dean
Jim Monks has been named associate dean of undergraduate business programs at the Robins School.
- Fishe awarded Quality of Research Discovery Award
Pat Fishe, professor of finance, won the Board of the European Association of Agricultural Economists Quality of Reaserch Discovery Award for his paper "Hedging and speculative trading in agricultural futures markets"
- Cohen receives Kauffman Foundation Grant
Susan Cohen, assistant professor of management, received a grant from the Kauffman Foundation for her research on accelerators.
- Jonathan Wight's book selected as a 2016 Outstanding Academic Title
Ethics in Economics has been selected as a 2016 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice (Association of College and Research Libraries).
Robins School on Twitter
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- The May Issue of @U_Richmond_MBA News & Notes is now available! https://t.co/F4bQgDKn8w
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- Incoming students: Here are a few books to add to your #summerreadinglist https://t.co/lwxMhUYk50
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- A Surprisingly Effective Networking Trick For Introverts https://t.co/YfNhMHmELM
- Winery CEO claims his Cabernet Sauvignon sales mirror a widely-followed economic indicator https://t.co/zPtA37cmUF
- Restaurant news: The Noodle and Dumplings by Peter Chang opening in Short Pump, new menu at Rancho T and more https://t.co/9smZ7i39lM
- 4 Steps To Make Peace With Your Inner Critic And Get Out Of Your Own Way https://t.co/NQDv7MLml7
- Last month, 4 Lakeside Consulting Group members placed 3rd at the UMSL Case Competition! https://t.co/AOXQdZt5Nz
- 5 Mistakes To Avoid Making At Your Internship This Summer https://t.co/dXDIdrUZuF via @Forbes
- 20 Percent Will Stop Reading Your Email If You Make This One Mistake https://t.co/5m7SCTONhz via @Inc
- It's National Pet Month! Here are 10 Pet-Friendly Historic Sites In Virginia. https://t.co/7v9fn3oaXW
- Sara Hanson, incoming marketing professor, was awarded the Best Conference Paper at the AMS annual conference! https://t.co/HGh6qoVg6Q
- 6 Key Ingredients to Successfully Build an Online Audience https://t.co/O9eTcZdF3A
- Bike to Work Day in #RVA is tomorrow! https://t.co/G9FqzJPS2q
- 25 Job Skills to Leave Off Your Resume https://t.co/OsR7fFv6Nt