Robins School of Business

We are the Change Makers

Welcome to the Robins School of Business. Here, we invite new perspectives and fresh ideas. We look beyond ourselves and our campus to learn from the world around us.

We surround ourselves with experts from our esteemed faculty to our Executives in Residence. We provide labs and fellowships to help students dig deep, learn outside the classroom, and develop skills to make a lasting impact.

We do all of this so that we are ready for the challenges of tomorrow. Because we want to make change that lasts. Because no idea is too big for this place.

Will you join us?

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Undergraduate Business at Robins

As a highly ranked business school at a Top 20 liberal arts university, the Robins School challenges and encourages students to draw real-world connections across disciplines. Students use this holistic understanding to pursue self-driven study projects and internships that often lead to job offers upon graduation.


Poets&Quants' Best Undergraduate Business Schools Ranking 2023

Top 25

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Faculty Highlights

Faculty Co-author Publication

Tom Arnold, professor of finance, and Cassandra Marshall, associate professor of finance, co-authored "Introducing a Real Option Framework for EVA/MVA Analysis" with two fellow researchers. The paper was published in The Engineering Economist. 

Faculty's Research Recognized by SEC

A recent publication by Summer Liu and Nancy Tran, both finance professors, was recognized in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation Annual Report. The paper, "Who Loses Most When Big Banks Suddenly Fail? Evidence from Silicon Valley Bank Collapse", was published in Financial Research Letters.

Aslan Lotfi
Professor Receives the Hiter Harris Rising Star Award

Aslan Lotfi, assistant professor of analytics & operations, has been awarded the H. Hiter Harris III Rising Star Award from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges for his dedication to undergraduate teaching. award recognizes faculty who demonstrate strong commitment to student success.

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Art Durnev
Research and Work on Climate and Financial Markets

Art Durnev, professor of finance, presented his research on climate and the financial markets at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the UR Faculty & Staff Research Symposium this fall. He was also invited to be the editor of a special Journal of Risk and Financial Management issue on politics and investment.  

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Graduate Programs

Whether you just graduated from college or have been working for a number of years, Robins helps graduate students advance in their careers with full-time, part-time, and ongoing educational opportunities at the graduate level.

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