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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.

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.

Open for Business Enthusiasts!

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.

Open for Business Enthusiasts!


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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! 
  • Thompson named assistant dean

    Laura Thompson has been named assistant dean of undergraduate student services at the Robins School.

  • Piazza named Executive Education director

    Bob Piazza has been named director of Executive Education 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).

Dean's Book Club: Make it Stick

for academic quality
of all Robins School of Business undergraduates study abroad
for job placement

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.