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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.

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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

  • Money Magazine names UR in Top 10 Colleges for Business Majors University of Richmond ranked 6th on the list for best colleges for business majors. The article highlighted the signature program Q-camp, which provides programming outside of the classroom focused on networking and being competitive for top jobs. 
  • Dean Named Co-Chair of the Business Accreditation Task Force (BATF)

    Bagranoff will co-chair the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' effort to re-imagine business accreditation. 

  • UR Advising Excellence Award

    Laura Thompson, assistant dean for undergraduate student services, was awarded the Advising Excellence Award by The Academic Advising Resource Center. 

  • Fellowship will fund UR professor's project

    Monika Kukar-Kinney, professor of marketing, was awarded a Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Mednick Memorial Fellowship.

  • 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.

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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.