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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

  • 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.

  • U.S. News ranks MBA program 33rd in nation The Richmond MBA places 33rd among part-time graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking.
  • Dean Bagranoff elected to AACSB Board

    Dean Nancy Bagranoff will serve as a Representative of an Institution from the U.S. on the AACSB's Board of Directors for 2017.

  • Accounting professor awarded grant for study on big data

    Ashley Austin, assistant accounting professor, was awarded a $10,000 grant by the Institute of Fraud Prevention for her study "The Impact of Big Data and Data Analytics on Fighting Fraud."

  • Amit Eynan receives International Education Award

    Professor of management recognized for exemplary acts of internationalization to benefit UR community and those beyond. 

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.