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2021 Honors Convocation

Congratulations to all the students recognized during this year's event! See a full list of honorees and award recipients. See More

Sustainable Solutions Challenge

The second annual challenge, which addresses composting on campus, is underway with nearly 60 students from various disciplines across the University participating.Read More

Robins School ranks #23 among best business schools

The Robins School is highlighted on Poets&Quants' '2021 Ranking of Best Undergraduate Business Schools'See the Complete Ranking

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Faculty & Staff Highlights

  • Economics professor receives grant for research on applying machine learning techniques to international trade

    Tom Zylkin, assistant professor of economics, has received more than $70,000 in grant funding from the Economic & Social Research Council in the United Kingdom to support a project focusing on applying machine learning techniques to international trade research.

  • KimMarie McGoldrick recognized by The American Economist

    KimMarie McGoldrick, professor of economics and Robins Teaching Fellow, ranks #7 all-time publishers in the field of economic education and the leading female author in the Journal of Economic Education as examined by The American Economist. We are fortunate to count Dr. McGoldrick as a Robins School educator and researcher. Congratulations on this monumental achievement. 

  • Trey Sutton promoted, earns tenure

    Congratulations to Trey Sutton, associate professor of management, for his hard work to earn tenure in the Robins School of Business!

  • Andrea Waddle promoted, earns tenure

    Congratulations to Andrea Waddle, associate professor of economics, for her hard work to earn promotion and tenure in the Robins School of Business!

  • Monique Johnson Appointed to Governor's Administration

    Monique Johnson, COO for the Better Housing Coalition and Executive in Residence for the Robins School, was appointed to the Board of Housing and Community Development for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's administration. She was also recently named to the Women in Real Estate 2020 for her influential role in Richmond's housing industry. 

  • George Hiller Recognized by Center for Civic Engagement

    George Hiller, lecturer of international business, received the Community-Engaged Teaching Award, for consistently demonstrating excellence in community-engaged teaching at the University of Richmond. 

  • Distinguished Educator Awarded to Accounting Professor

    Paul Clikeman, associate professor of accounting, is the business school's recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award. This award has been used to honor excellence in teaching since 1975 when the Cabell Foundation made a grant to the University to be used to attract and retain outstanding faculty and promote excellence in teaching.

  • Management Professor Receives Distinguished Scholarship Award

    Jeff Harrison, the W. David Robbins Chair in Strategic Management and professor of management, received the Distinguished Scholarship Award, which recognizes full-time faculty of the University for a consistent record of outstanding contributions in scholarship as documented through published research, scholarship, or creative expression.

  • Shelley Burns Named to Wiley BEC Advisory Board

    Shelley Burns, director of career programs in business, was named to the Business Education and Careers Wiley Product Advisory Board. As a board member, Burns provides guidance and feedback on Wiley's product portfolio to better serve students in adapting to industry needs and changes.

  • Accounting Faculty Awarded Grant for Audit Research

    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) awarded Ashley Austin, assistant professor of accounting, a grant for her research “Detecting Fraud: A Proactive Approach to Improving Auditors’ Attention to Fraud During Audit Testing.” The CAQ awards grants to fund independent academic research on projects of interest to the auditing profession

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The View from Above

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.