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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.

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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.

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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.

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Faculty & Staff Highlights

  • Robins School Dean Named Co-Chair of the Business Accreditation Task Force (BATF)

    Dean Nancy Bagranoff will co-chair the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' BATF program, which will re-imagine business accreditation. 

  • Fellowship will fund UR professor's project

    Monika Kukar-Kinney, professor of marketing at the Robins School, was awarded a Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Mednick Memorial Fellowship, which will help her examine and compare consumer digital piracy behavior in the U.S. and Slovenia.

  • Laura Thompson receives University of Richmond Advising Excellence Award

    The Academic Advising Resource Center honored Laura Thompson, the Robins School's assistant dean for undergraduate student services, as the recipient of the Advising Excellence Award for her outstanding advising work with students. 

  • Robins School receives accreditation extension

    The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business granted the business school an extension of accreditation after a complete review of the school's operations and curriculum, affirming the school's pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement throughout the business programs.

  • UR Highlights Executives in Residence

    John Adams, former CEO of the Martin Agency, said he has found great joy in serving as an Executive in Residence and mentor for students in the business school.

  • Professor Chairs Academy for Global Business Advancement Conference

    AGBA provides a global platform aimed at assisting academics, scholars, professionals, officials, entrepreneurs and consultants of emerging countries. Dana Lascu, professor of marketing, chaired the 3-day intensive conference in Kenya with attendees from across the world.

  • Journal of Business Ethics recognizes management professor
    The Journal of Business Ethics awarded Judith Schrempf-Stirling, assoc. professor of management, for her research on human rights and management studies. 
  • Nancy Bagranoff appointed to the board of directors for TowneBank

    Dean Nancy Bagranoff will serve on TowneBank's board of directors. TowneBank operates 37 offices and is one of the largest banks headquartered in Virginia.

  • "Doubting Discounts" research is awarded grant

    The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges awarded Jeff Carlson, assistant professor of marketing, a grant to fund research on consumers' perception of price discounts.

  • Marketing professor receives grant from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges

    Sara Hanson, assistant professor of marketing, received a grant that will fund research she is completing with Monika Kukar-Kinney on consumer coupon sharing.

Dean's Book Club: Make it Stick

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.