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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. They learn from teacher-scholars in intimate classes. Equipped with 21st century skills, our students become world-ready graduates who are exhilarated by the global marketplace and enthusiastic about making an impact.

Feature Stories

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“Times of struggle are typically when the very best companies are founded,” said Shane Emmett, former CEO of @healthwarrior, shares his insights on owning your own business in times of crisis.
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“We have never seen such a complete reversal in CEO sentiment” in the survey’s 10-year history, said Randy Raggio, who administers the survey as associate dean at UR’s Robins School of Business.
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CHECK YOUR INBOXES for our first edition of Round Robins!
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Our very own @ltrva is on the big screen!
#2 IN VIRGINIA!!
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Need some #mondaymotivation?
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This #FeatureFriday we're highlighting Aaron Barnes, '05, GB'17, who raised $200M for AvePoint, cementing the company's presence in RVA.
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Here is the list of cancellations and updates for the RSB March/April events.
Meet the Spider who co-founded the RVA Environmental Film Festival at the link in our profile.
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Our students recently visited Spider alumni at the @SEC and the @FBI.
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This week we’re highlighting @moodysrdmptn and his clothing design company @official_redeemedgeneration.
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Special thanks to William Lewis Jr.
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Faculty & Staff Highlights

  • Marketing Professors Publish Article in AMS Review

    Jeffrey Carlson, assistant professor of marketing, and Adam Marquardt, associate professor of marketing, along with Bill Ross and Robin Coulter from the University of Connecticut, published an article ("About time in marketing: an assessment of the study of time and conceptual framework") in the Academy of Marketing Science Review, 2019, Vol 9, Issue 3/4.

  • Professor of Finance Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Jerry Stevens was recognized by the Financial Education Association (FEA) and Academy of Business Education with a lifetime achievement award in financial education. The FEA sponsors the oldest and best known journal in financial education, the Journal of Financial Education. Stevens has long served these groups in a wide variety of roles.

  • Violet Ho Named 2019 Distinguished Educator

    Violet Ho, professor of management, was named a 2019 Distinguished Educator. This distinction honors outstanding contributions to excellence in education by University faculty.

  • Alexander Persaud wins best paper in Journal of Economic History

    Alexander Persaud, assistant professor of economics, won the research prize for best paper at the annual Economic History Association conference. The Arthur H. Cole Prize is awarded annually by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic History for the best article in the previous year’s volume of the Journal.

  • Tom Cosse appointed to the EQUAA International Peer Review Team EQUAA (Education Quality Accreditation Agency) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization base in Lima, Peru.  It is an international accreditor focused on increasing the academic quality of the business programs of schools, institutes, careers, colleges, universities and other educational units of Latin America and the world. 
  • Robins School named in Money Magazine's Top 10

    Money Magazine named the Robins School #6 in its ranking of best colleges for business majors for the second year in a row.

  • Ashley Austin awarded research award by American Institute of CPAs

    Assistant professor of accounting focuses research on blockchain technology.

  • International Programs Associate Dean named to IES Abroad Curriculum Committee

    Tom Cosse will serve a three-year term for the Institute for the International Education of Students Abroad Curriculum Committee, which reviews all of the syllabi that are taught by IES faculty around the world. 

  • Accounting Professor awarded Foundation for Audit Research Grant

    Marshall Geiger, CSX Chair in Management and Accounting, was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Audit Research in the Netherlands to review the global academic literature on auditor reporting on financially distressed companies in order to identify best practices and areas in need of further research.

  • Governor's Administration Appointee Nancy Bagranoff, dean of the Robins School, was named to Governor Northam's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates.